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Today's News

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Harrison Thomas Cook, March 2, son of Eric and Tanya Benson Cook; Kyle Patrick Roark, March 16, son of Jimmy and Lesley Roark; Peyton Eli Wilson, March 21, son of Tim and Beth Wilson.
    Cub Scouts plan activities: April 14 will be the second annual Kite Festival at Oddville Park; April 21 will be Council Derby in Lexington; May 4-6 is Run for the Roses at Camp McKee; and May 18-19 is an event for Pack 60 - Crossover Ceremony and Camp Out at Little Switzerland on Old Lair Road in Harrison County.

  • Boy Scout Troop 76
  • Museum Musings

    * Pearl Patterson Johnson -- “Each spring a million daffodils break through the frost-sealed earth, as if God wrote in flower gold the message of rebirth.”
    * Cynthiana Democrat, April 13, 1939 -- “Twenty Cynthiana and Harrison County boys left Monday for the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp at Carlisle where they will remain for a week before being assigned to some other government reservation. Miss Violet Long, county welfare nurse, is certifying agent for CCC.”

  • Marriage Licenses

    Cynthia M. Townsend, 28, and Chad Allen Herrington, 29, married March 24, 2017.
    Helen Marie Goins Perkins, 59, and Joseph Herman Clark, 60, married March 25, 2017.
    Sandra Robin McElfresh, 48, and Mark Allen Ray, 56, married March 29, 2017.
    Casey Michelle York, 26, and Christopher T. Custard, 34, married April 1, 2017.
    Kristen Renee Stanfield, 27, and William John Lewis Jr., 26, married April 4, 2017.

  • Dylan Garner Slucher

    Dylan  Garner Slucher was born to Jakob and Virginia Slucher of Cynthiana on March 19, 2017 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 7 lbs. 4 oz., and is welcomed by his brother Brantley and sister Avery.
    Maternal grandparents are Tressie Faulkner of Cynthiana and Jerry Faulkner of Berry, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are the late Donald and Martha Brown and Adrian and Georgia Faulkner.

  • Aubree RaeJean Pratrice Hunt

    Aubree RaeJean Pratrice Hunt was born to Kenny Hunt and Emily Bryant of Berry, Ky., on March 22, 2017 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 7 lbs. 5 oz., and is welcomed by her brothers Eli and Koda.
    Maternal grandparents are Tony Bryant and Alice Clifford of Berry; maternal great-grandparent is Pat Evans.
    Paternal grandparents are Billy McCown and Susan McCown of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparent is Grace Malone.

  • Allie Lynn Carson

    Allie Lynn Carson was born to Joshua and Crystal Carson of Cynthiana on April 1, 2017 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 8 lbs. 2 oz., and is welcomed by her brothers, Nathaniel, Landon and Clay.
    Maternal grandparents are Diana Herrington and Keith Bryant of Cynthiana and Randall Herrington of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Judy Fryman and Betty Moore.
    Paternal grandparents are Jeff Carson of Cynthiana and Shirley Carson of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are the late Charles and Peggy Carson.

  • Plant symbolism

    Plants have long been associated with symbolism. When the masses needed to be influenced it was more effective using plants and flowers to explain the mysteries of the world because most people were illiterate.  
    You may not have been able to read the words but you certainly could have related to the lessons taught by using flowers as symbols.  
    Christians were very good at this when explaining Christ’s life.

  • Root to host May Omega meeting

    Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met at the home of Bonnie Teater on Monday, April 3. Twelve members were present, and answered roll call by telling what they would like to do better. Replies ranged from speaking softly and wisely, exercising, weight control, yard work and weeds, and golfing, including making a hole in one.

  • State ag department taking applications for 2017 Farm to Fork program

    Community organizations are invited to apply to host Kentucky Proud dinners now through the fall of 2017.
    The Kentucky Proud Farm to Fork Program will provide funding to qualifying applicants for dinners that showcase local food products. The program will also promote local agritourism businesses and provide educational background on locally produced agricultural food and products.