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Today's News

  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Abandon
    6. *”One, ___, Buckle My Shoe”
    9. Not as much
    13. Convex molding
    14. *”Have ___ any wool?”
    15. Fancy home
    16. Chocolate substitute
    17. Boy toy
    18. Permeate
    19. *Like jumping Jack
    21. *Jack Horner’s spot
    23. *Blackbird dessert
    24. Bad impression
    25. *”He ___ in his thumb, and pulled out a plum”
    28. “A ____ of Two Cities”
    30. Josey Wales, e.g.
    35. Aphrodite’s son

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Oct. 10
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Oct. 10 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

    Kentucky Author Normandi Ellis will lead a discussion on writing on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Annex. A 30-minute workshop will follow the presentation. Please pre-register.

    Cynthiana Board of Adjustment will not meet this month. The meetings are open to the public.

  • Church News

    CALVARY ASSEMBLY
    Homecoming and revival services with Jim and Judy Henegar will be held at Calvary Assembly, 325 Webster Ave. in Cynthiana on Sunday, Oct. 13 at 10:45 a.m. and the following Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights at 7 p.m. There will be a covered dish fellowship dinner right after the Sunday service. Pastor Mike Barres welcomes everyone to attend.

  • The Moon is Always Round

    For the past month I have been working on stories for my newspaper’s month-long emphasis on breast cancer.
    I’m up to my eyebrows in breast cancer research and have talked with a number of women who are either actively in treatment for this disease or are counting the months and years of being a survivor.
    As it always happens whenever I write about a disease or medical condition, I convince myself that I’m next to get it. When my husband had open-heart surgery, I thought I had heart disease. It took three or four doctors to assure me that I did not.

  • Democrat needs pictures from the past and present

    Before you know it 2013 will be over.
    However, before we get to the Rockin’ New Year’s Eve, there are some very important things coming your way.
    The much-loved Taste of Home Cooking School, which is hosted by The Cynthiana Democrat and Cynthiana Lions Club in cooperation with Ken’s NewMarket is coming Tuesday, Nov. 12.
    If you’ve never been, you should consider making this year a first.

  • Surprise rain causes standing water at high school

     

    A surprise thunderstorm sent bucket loads of rainwater rushing into the high school cafeteria and throughout rooms in the new high school extension early Thursday morning.

    The rain wasn’t enough to close school for the day, but it did prompt school administrators and student office aides to throw on rubber boots and help maintenance personnel and construction crews with the clean up.

  • The Council’s Neighborhood and Community Centers Change Hours of Operation

    Community Action Council’s Neighborhood and Community Centers will change their hours of operation to 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Council’s child development center hours will remain 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Appointments can be made before or after regular center hours by calling 859-233-4600.
    The change took effect on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at all of the following Council locations:
    Cynthiana: 216 Old Lair Rd.
    Paris: 1414 S. Main St.
    Carlisle: 149 Scrub Grass Rd.
    Millersburg: 1113 Main Street.

  • Church News

    CALVARY ASSEMBLY
    Homecoming and revival services with Jim and Judy Henegar will be held at Calvary Assembly, 325 Webster Ave. in Cynthiana on Sunday, Oct. 13 at 10:45 a.m. and the following Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights at 7 p.m. There will be a covered dish fellowship dinner right after the Sunday service. Pastor Mike Barres welcomes everyone to attend.

  • My Front Door Message

    Several weeks ago, one of the top trending stories on the Internet featured an email from a North Carolina church pastor that was sent to her parishioners.
    Pastor Makeda Pennycooke of Freedom House Church in Charlotte, N.C., told church members that she wanted “white greeters only” at the front door before Sunday services. She said she wanted “the best of the best” out front, hoping to draw more people into the church.

  • Community Calendar

    FRIDAY, Oct. 4
    Star Wars Reads Family Program. Friday, Oct. 4 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Come enjoy trivia, light sabers, and galactic snacks. For all ages. Pre-registration is encouraged and appreciated.
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Oct. 4 at Community Action Kindergarten from 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Cynthiana Baptist Day Care, 10:45 a.m.; Eastside Laundry, 4 p.m.
    MONDAY, Oct. 7