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Today's News

  • Darnell receives National FFA Scholarship

    The National FFA Organization awarded a $1,000 Tractor Supply - Growing Scholars scholarship to Susan Darnell of the Harrison County High School FFA. The scholarship is sponsored by Tractor Supply Company as a special project of the National FFA Foundation. Darnell plans to use the funds to pursue a degree at Eastern Kentucky University.
    This scholarship is one of 1,645 awarded through the National FFA Organization’s scholarship program this year.

  • Bagworms are on the move

    Who among us is guilty of not noticing something until it’s too late? Yes, all of a sudden there is nothing left of your blue spruce or arborvitae. Bagworms have been munching on the needles for weeks and we wonder how it all happened. Well, they are at work right now so go outside and take inventory of your evergreens because that’s what the bagworm likes the most. Now is the time they do their damage unless we put a stop to it.

  • Faulkner-Estes exchange vows

    Dr. Olivia Mae Faulkner and Dr. Ryan Patrick Estes were united in marriage on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at half past six o’clock. Faulkner is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. William B. Faulkner of Cynthiana, Ky. Estes is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Estes of Henderson, Ky.
    The ceremony took place at Calvary Baptist Church in Lexington, Ky. The Rev. Owen Chandler, friend of the groom, Tucson, Ariz. officiated.
    The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Justin Allen McCarty, Aug. 1, son of Melissa McCarty.
    Cynthiana’s ATK warehouse on White Oak Pike (formerly Cleveland Twist Drill) will likely be closed by the end of the year. The company is consolidating its various warehouses to be centrally located in Dallas, Texas.

  • Cynthiana DAR holds July meeting

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at Biancke’s Restaurant on July 13. Regent Kesterson called the meeting to order and welcomed members. Judith Gatling was welcomed as a transfer member.
    The DAR Ritual, the Pledge of Allegiance, the American’s Creed, and the Preamble were recited, followed by singing of the Star Spangled Banner.
    There was no President General’s or National Defense message.
    Members were asked to subscribe to the “American Spirit” magazine as the chapter earns points for doing so.

  • Reunions

    SLADE-MARTIN-CRISWELL-RANKIN
    The Slade-Martin-Criswell-Rankin reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 11 at Benson United Methodist Church on Ky. 1744. A potluck meal will be served around 1 p.m.

    MASTIN
    The 90th Mastin reunion was held Aug. 3 at the Cynthiana Presbyterian Church. A total of 66 family and friends were in attendance. Carla McCauley Harney called the family together for the meal and asked Joe Judy to offer prayer.

  • Barnett attends International Ventriloquist ConVENTion

    Local ventriloquist, Kevin Barnett, recently attended the 37th annual ConVENTion, a gathering of over 600 ventriloquists from around the world.
    Each year the ventriloquists gather for their annual international convention sponsored by the Vent Haven Museum, the world’s only museum dedicated to ventriloquism. Barnett attended the gathering held July 17-20. Attendees this year came from as far away as Germany, Brazil, Australia, India, Switzerland, Norway, France, and Israel as well as from across the United States.

  • Federal government offers student loan forgiveness programs

    The federal government may forgive all or part of your student loans if you meet certain requirements. The forgiveness options for federal student loans, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA), include:
    • Teacher loan forgiveness. To qualify, you must teach at least five full years in a low-income school in an eligible district. Depending on your field, you may have up to $17,500 in student loans forgiven.

  • KSP offers teen drivers a challenging adventure

    The Kentucky State Police are accepting applications for the 10th annual ‘Drive To Stay Alive’ (D2SA) teen driving academy that is scheduled for Aug. 28-Sept. 1, 2013 at KSP Headquarters in Frankfort.

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