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Today's News

  • New Drivers

    David Klapheke, Keenan Palmer, Justin Edens, Chelsea North, Allison Cordray, Whitney Morris, David Blanton, Marissa Daughtery, Hannah Blanton, Krista Moore, David Luellen.

  • Serrano-Thompson to marry Saturday

    Nancy Iniguez and Fernando Serrano of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., announce the engagement of their daughter, Fernanda Maribel Serrano, to Matthew Lee Thompson, son of Hazel J. Thompson of Cynthiana.
    Serrano is a graduate of Palm Beach Atlantic University receiving a Bachelor of Nursing. She is employed by Yahweh Center Children’s Village.
    Thompson is a graduate of Spencerian College receiving an Associate’s degree in Graphic Design. He is serving in the United State Marine Corp.

  • Jacksons to be honored March 12

    Ward and Janet Jackson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on March 12. They were married March 7, 1961 in Williamstown, Ky.
    They have two daughters, Carla (Dale) Arthur and Michelle (Mark) Pergram, two sons, Jimmy (Lara) Jackson and Steve (Lynette) Jackson, and grandchildren, Jared (Megan) Arthur, Ethan Arthur, Aaron (Heather) Jackson, Rachel Jackson, Tiera Jackson, Cody Jackson, Boston and Dalton Pergram and Chris Wright.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Kayla Ann Rowland, 18, and Ryan Scott Picard, 18, married Jan. 31, 2011.
    Dawn Angelina Ammon, 39, and Rodney Eugene Davis, 40, married Feb. 4, 2011.
    Jericha Ashley Faber, 22, and Jarod Neil Walker, 21, married Feb. 14, 2011.
    Billie Sue Jennings, 43, and Richard Allen Jennings, 59, married Feb. 5, 2011.
    Peggy Delane Mills, 42, and Allen Lane Maybrier, 46, married Feb. 18, 2011.
    Kimberly Evan Welch, 23, and Robert Alfred Volz, 33, married Feb. 26, 2011.

  • Angelucci to be Extension Event speaker

    Karen Angelucci will be the speaker for the 8th annual Extension Leadership Event.  Angelucci says” Growing up in Cynthiana, I knew that gardening was my thing. I have taken it to the extreme at times, and have had many successes and failures in the art of gardening. I created my book, Secrets of a Kentucky Gardener, to help myself and others get a grip on their landscape; so they could reap the rewards as I do.

  • Free Ovarian cancer screening offered

    An important milestone is being made by a life-saving program at the University of Kentucky. By the end of this year, the UK Ovarian Cancer Screening Program will have provided 200,000 free cancer screens to more than 36,000 Kentucky women since its inception in 1988. The program, which offers free ultrasound screening in Lexington, Prestonsburg, Elizabethtown, Maysville, Somerset and Paducah, remains the largest ovarian cancer screening initiative of its kind.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: No births this week.
    Harrison County Fillies win fourth straight district title.
    Coming soon to Vanhook Hardware will be lawn mower repair and service.
    • The Japanese beetle, adult and grubs, feed on 275 kinds of American plants. The beetle came here in 1916, it is believed, in soil balled around the roots of iris plants.

    25 years ago . . .

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana News, May 5, 1870 -- Want Ad -- “A blacksmith is wanted at Ewalt’s Cross Roads, a short distance south of Lair’s Station. A good shop has been built. Apply to Dr. J. J. Adair.”

  • 4-H Calendar of Events

    Monday-Friday: 4-H Sewing Projects as scheduled
    Tuesdays: 4-H Crocheting Projects; 3:30-4:30 p.m., Extension Office
    Tuesdays: 4-H Quilting Projects; 3:30-5 p.m., Extension Office
    2nd Tuesdays: 4-H Shooting Sports Club, Harrison County Extension Office
    Wednesdays: 4-H Knitting Projects; 3:30-4:30 p.m., Extension Office
    2nd Wednesdays: 4-H Saddle N Spur Club, 6:30 p.m., Extension Office
    2nd Mondays: 4-H Rabbit Club, 4:30-5:30 p.m Extension Office
    March
    March 3-28 - 4-H School Club meetings

  • Millersburg Garden Club announces 2011 events, programs

    Millersburg Garden Club will begin a new year on March 10, at which time members will participate in their first business meeting of 2011. New members and guests will be welcomed, budget will be presented, upcoming activities will be discussed, and the new yearbooks will be reviewed.
    This year’s theme is “Aspire, Inspire Through Gardening.” It is hoped that the following programs will inspire many to get involved in gardening and aspire to spend more time outside while improving their landscapes and the environment.