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Today's News

  • Crossword Puzzle

    THEME: CLASSIC GAMES
    STATEPOINT CROSSWORD

    Across
    1. *Talking board?
    6. King or queen ___
    9. Drink too much
    13. *Poker stakes
    14. Romanian monetary unit
    15. Sweet tooth addiction
    16. Novelist Anne and footballer Jerry
    17. Landers or Coulter, e.g.
    18. Members of the media
    19. Beat hard
    21. *Type of checkers
    23. To ___ a dog on someone
    24. Brian Urlacher, e.g.
    25. Beauty treatment site
    28. Tibetan priest
    30. Covered with hairs

  • Boasting about skiing prowess leaves writer flailing

    Every once in a while, I have the pleasure of writing a column that has small traces of comical relief.
    Most of those columns steer clear of making me look anymore naïve or goofy than I already do. However, this is one tale that is simply too funny to keep among such a small group of people.
    Two weekends ago, I had the pleasure of accompanying my best friends and their parents to their get-away home located near Lake Cumberland.
    The week before we left confirms that I am still like a child the night before Christmas. The suspense was almost too much.

  • Fundamentals of the faith

    It’s seems we’re all recovering from something.
    Recovering drug addicts, recovering alcoholics — I’m a recovering nice person.
    For about a year or so I’ve been reading a blog for recovering Christian fundamentalists, “Stuff Fundies Like,” at www.stufffundieslike.com.

  • Church News

    MACEDONIA BAPTIST CHURCH
    Macedonia Baptist Church,  103 E. Pearl St., Rev. Anthony L. Stevenson, Pastor; Macedonia Baptist Church S.I.S. Women’s Ministry will hold a Community Health Fair which at the church on Saturday, July 14, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.  
    The fair includes informational sessions(dementia, diabetes, dental, etc.) and screenings (memory, blood pressure, glucose, etc.), snacks, prize drawings and more.  For  further information, please call 859-234-8373.

    RENAKER BAPTIST

  • Cynthiana Dental Center holds ribbon cutting ceremony for their new location

    By Kristie Hamon, Summer intern
    A new dental center opened March 5 in Cynthiana.
    The Cynthiana Dental Center is run by Drs. Jason McIlvain and Jewell Meade.
    Meade said she and McIlvain worked together at a dental center in Paris and had wanted to open a center in Cynthiana in a few years. She said they didn’t think it would happen this soon though.
    Everything started falling into place, Meade bought the land and building and then the construction began.

  • Reunions

    FRYMAN
    The Henry N. and LuMara Fryman family reunion will be held July 15, 2012, at Unity Christian Church on KY 36 W. Cynthiana.  
    Descendants include families of Edward and Nettie Fryman,  Ottis and Minnie Fryman, Florence and Dove Wagner, Ada and Wilford Wagner, Clara and Orie Florence, Ida Jane and James Snapp.
    A potluck lunch will be served at 1 p.m. Cutlery will be provided. Bring drinks.  Come and enjoy family, fellowship and good food.

  • Uniform

    COLE
    Navy Seaman Aron D. Cole, grandson of Ruth A. Sartin of Paris, Ky., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
    During the eight-week program, Cole completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.
    Cole is a 2009 graduate of Bourbon County High School of Paris, Ky.

    FIGHT

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, July 5
    Night Shivers Story and Craft. Thursday, July 5 at 1:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Make an edible campfire and listen to sccaaarrryyy stories. For ages 4 and up. Pre-registration is recommended.
    Mini Hinged Book Box. Thursday, July 5 at 5:30 p.m. Decorate a Mini Hinged Book Box: Paint, brushes and modpodge will be provided by the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library (for patrons ages 16 and up). Pre-registration is suggested and preferred. Bring own artwork, pictures, etc.
    FRIDAY, July 6

  • 2012 Harrison County Fillies Basketball Camp
  • Harrison, Cynthiana firefighters in Carlisle

    Cynthiana Democrat staffer Joshua Guthrie, a resident of Carlisle, has posted photos from the monster fire in Carlisle at www.cynthianademocrat.com.
    The fire started in an apartment building in downtown Carlisle, according to reports.
    Firefighters from Cynthiana and Harrison County are assisting with the battle.
    According to Cynthiana Chief Jay Sanders, five firefighters from Cynthiana and 10 from the Harrison County Volunteer Department have been sent to Nicholas County.