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Today's News

  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Group of wives
    6. *Requires parental involvement
    9. Cyberspace soliloquy
    13. Yawning
    14. Barley bristle
    15. It’s controversial in fight against crime
    16. Japanese bed
    17. Decompose
    18. *Found in art class
    19. *Pedagogue
    21. *Energy outlet
    23. Magic’s infection
    24. It often holds 24
    25. Tax pro
    28. First female Attorney General
    30. Breath freshener
    35. Two quarters
    37. Grannies
    39. Top of Lady Liberty

  • Back to School 2013
  • Score 'N' More
  • Stock Chart
  • Harrison County Menus

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: French toast sticks with syrup, Gogurt, or cereal with toast, orange juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Sausage biscuit or cereal with toast, orange juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Cinnamon rolls, Gogurt or cereal with toast, orange juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Egg patty with toast, or cereal with toast, orange juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.

  • Jocelyn Crysta Houg

    Jocelyn Crysta Houg was born to John and Amanda Houg of Cynthiana on May 14, 2013 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz., and is welcomed by her sister Aiyanna and brother Jaxan.
    Maternal grandparents are Johnna and Chris Blair of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are Kathy Caswell and John Houg of Cynthiana.

  • Reunions

    RENAKER SCHOOL
    The Renaker School reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. at Biancke’s Restaurant, Cynthiana, Ky.
    All graduates, attendees and friends welcome. Contact your classmates, bring pictures and memorabilia to share.
    Call Patty Adams at 234-1403 for reservations.
    GILKERSON/GILKISON
    The Gilkerson/Gilkison family reunion will be held Saturday, Sept. 7 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Legion Hall, Legion Road, Paris, Ky. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Amanda Michelle Hausberger, July 14, daughter of Martin Clay and Angela Carol Hausberger; Zachary Wayne Lutes, June 16, son of Eddie Wayne and Rebecca Lutes; Alexis Grace Million, July 18, daughter of Nathan Bruck and Cheryl Lynn Million.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana News, Feb. 25, 1869 -- “We have learned from the president of the Covington and Lexington Railroad, that he will build a platform from Pike Street, next to the Smith House, to the depot. A good proposition and a good improvement.” (This would have been a great proposition and improvement. The Smith House remains.)
    * Log Cabin, May 6, 1898 -- “They are worth 10 cents, but Biancke’s is making the finest of ice cream sodas with fruit flavors for only 5 cents.” (2013 - and still going strong - Biancke’s! Congratulations!)

  • Sawflies strip dogwood foliage

    One of the very first insects that I identified as a young gardener was the pine sawfly. We had planted over a hundred white pine seedlings over 30 years ago and after a decade or so we started to lose a couple each year to one problem or another. Daddy charged me with inspection duty. Looking for and plucking bagworms; collecting beetles in jars for identification at the County Extension Service; or closely noting the color, legs and chewing habits of the various caterpillars I encountered.