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Today's News

  • Museum, Chamber to host Journey Stories Smithsonian exhibit

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum, Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Humanities Council, Inc. will explore how Americans claimed their freedom by asserting their mobility with the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit Journey Stories, which opens July 16.
    This is the second Kentucky stop for the Journey Stories exhibit. The exhibit will be on display at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce, 201 S. Main St. in Cynthiana until Aug. 27. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Kyle Thomas Barnes, June 11, son of Chris and Christy Barnes; Ethan Lane Cole, May 21, son of Kayla Michelle Price and David Allen Cole; Wilson McCauley Duckworth, June 10, son of Dale and Lori Duckworth; Danielle Nicole Kinney, June 11, daughter of Chris and Christy Kinney; Brady Keith White, May 14, son of Brian Keith and Katrina Leigh White.

  • Cub Scout Pack 60
  • When is a Geranium Not a Geranium?

    If someone asked me what my favorite perennial was, I could only say that it changes with each passing year. This year the answer is the hardy geranium, known around these parts as the Cranesbill.My fascination with hardy geraniums has grown steadily as I have discovered the countless varieties that exist. In European gardens they are as common place as phlox is in American perennial gardens.  

  • Plenty to do in a summer afternoon

    By Martha Barnes, Guest Columnist
    “Three-score summers, when they’re gone, will appear as short as one.” - William Oldys (1696-1761).
    Summer truly seems to go by quickly. Make the most of those days and evenings. Please do not think or say that there is nothing to do, to see, to eat, to attend in our special town and county.

  • Worm invasion not for squeamish

    For Mother’s Day this year, my son built me a raised vegetable bed and filled it with dirt.
    I wanted to set out tomatoes and a few herbs.
    My father-in-law has always planted enough garden for everyone in the metropolis of Antioch Mills, but I wanted tomatoes at my back door; where I could just go pick one if I wanted.
    So, I researched the tomatoes.
    Beef cakes, German, yellow and so on.

  • Topping trees considered unacceptable pruning practice

    For years, tree topping was considered the easiest and cheapest way to make mature trees safer and reduce their size. Today, tree researchers have proven that both of these assumptions are false. Many of these trees eventually die as a result of the damage. Others eventually become unsafe, leading to dangerous limb breakage or whole tree failure years after the topping was done.
    The Tree Care Industry Association and the American National Standards Institute A300 pruning standards consider topping to be an unacceptable pruning practice.
    Topping trees:

  • Church News

    CYNTHIANA BAPTIST
    Cynthiana Baptist would like to invite children ages 4-12 to a one day Vacation Bible School, July 16 from 10 a.m. to noon, at the old soccer fields near Riggs Ave.
    There will be crafts, stories and games for all to enjoy. A meal will follow, in which everyone is invited to.
    Come enjoy the fun. No one will be turned away. Any questions call Cynthiana Baptist at 234-1575.

    CYNTHIANA CHRISTIAN
    Vacation Bible School will be held July 24-28 from 5:30-8 p.m. at Cynthiana Christian Church.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, July 14
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, July 14 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

  • Academic briefs

    Midway College announces the Spring 2011 Dean’s List recipients. In order to be named to the Dean’s List, a student must be classified as full time and must have achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.60 for the semester.
    The following Harrison County students attending Midway College have been named to the Spring 2011 Dean’s List.
    They are: Alisha Ellis, Brittney Lynch, Megan Lynch, Sarina Gasser, Tait Strand, Teresa Hitch.