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Today's News

  • Bradfords to be honored with reception July 23

    The children and grandchildren of Roy and Billie Bradford of Cynthiana, announce their golden anniversary gathering. The couple will be married 50 years on July 16.
    A celebration honoring the Bradfords will be held Saturday, July 23 from 2-5 p.m. at Connersville Christian Church. The cutting of the cake will be at 3 p.m. No formal invitations will be sent but all family and friends are invited to attend. The couple requests no gifts.

  • bookmobile program
  • bookmobile program
  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana News, Aug. 15, 1867 - “A commencement has been made on Pleasant Street in pavements. Let us recommend that the improvements should not stop.”
    * Log Cabin, Jan. 10, 1908 - “Opera house managers at many points highly commend Melville B. Raymond’s big musical production, ‘The Lunatic and The Lady,’ which comes to Rohs Opera House tonight. Get seats at once as big house is expected.”

  • Museum, Chamber to host Journey Stories Smithsonian exhibit

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum, Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Humanities Council, Inc. will explore how Americans claimed their freedom by asserting their mobility with the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit Journey Stories, which opens July 16.
    This is the second Kentucky stop for the Journey Stories exhibit. The exhibit will be on display at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce, 201 S. Main St. in Cynthiana until Aug. 27. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Kyle Thomas Barnes, June 11, son of Chris and Christy Barnes; Ethan Lane Cole, May 21, son of Kayla Michelle Price and David Allen Cole; Wilson McCauley Duckworth, June 10, son of Dale and Lori Duckworth; Danielle Nicole Kinney, June 11, daughter of Chris and Christy Kinney; Brady Keith White, May 14, son of Brian Keith and Katrina Leigh White.

  • Cub Scout Pack 60
  • When is a Geranium Not a Geranium?

    If someone asked me what my favorite perennial was, I could only say that it changes with each passing year. This year the answer is the hardy geranium, known around these parts as the Cranesbill.My fascination with hardy geraniums has grown steadily as I have discovered the countless varieties that exist. In European gardens they are as common place as phlox is in American perennial gardens.  

  • Plenty to do in a summer afternoon

    By Martha Barnes, Guest Columnist
    “Three-score summers, when they’re gone, will appear as short as one.” - William Oldys (1696-1761).
    Summer truly seems to go by quickly. Make the most of those days and evenings. Please do not think or say that there is nothing to do, to see, to eat, to attend in our special town and county.

  • Worm invasion not for squeamish

    For Mother’s Day this year, my son built me a raised vegetable bed and filled it with dirt.
    I wanted to set out tomatoes and a few herbs.
    My father-in-law has always planted enough garden for everyone in the metropolis of Antioch Mills, but I wanted tomatoes at my back door; where I could just go pick one if I wanted.
    So, I researched the tomatoes.
    Beef cakes, German, yellow and so on.