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Today's News

  • Scout Troop 76
  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Dec. 19, 1963 -- “Martha and Sue Brashear received a Christmas card from a cousin, Katheryn Harrison of Bourbon, Mo.  Harrison is a great-great-granddaughter of Benjamin Harrison who moved from here in the early days of Harrison County’s being. He settled his family in Missouri. A sister of Benjamin Harrison was the great-great-grandmother of Brashear.” (Do you know the significance of Benjamin Harrison?)

  • Reunions

    BOURBON COUNTY
    CLASS OF 1959
    Members of the Bourbon County Class of 1959 will hold their 54th reunion on Saturday, Sept. 14. The event will take place at the Art Studio of Merle and Jan Wasson of Bourbon County. A social hour will be held from 4-6 p.m. and the buffet dinner, catered by Ed Taylor of The Carlisle Cafe, will be served at 6 p.m.

  • Scholarship
  • Historical Preservation committee of CHS seeking memorabilia items

    The Historical Preservation committee of Cynthiana High School (1872-1962) is collecting memorabilia to place at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum. If you have an item you would like to donate to our history please let us hear from you.
    If you have memorabilia from sports, pictures, annuals, chorus, bank, Hilltop news, certificates, the alumni association, trophies, etc., call Don Wagoner at 234-5598.
     Members of the  committee are Sally Kinney, Betty Jean Gray Haviland, Lowell Maybrier, Bill Penn, Don Wagoner, and Virgie Florence Wells.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    THE EIGHTIES
    STATEPOINT CROSSWORD

    ACROSS
    1. *It reads music on CDs
    6. “___ a Wonderful Life”
    9. Praise or glorify
    13. Domicile
    14. *”The One I Love” group
    15. Rid of impurities
    16. Medical helper
    17. Schiller’s “___ to Joy”
    18. Light-footed
    19. *Stone’s Oscar winner
    21. *1985 London/Philadelphia Fundraiser
    23. “The ___ of All Fears”
    24. Ancient colonnade

  • Writers’ Conference returns to the Hilltop

    The annual Writers’ Conference on the Hilltop will be celebrating its fifth year when events begin on Friday, Sept. 27, with registration and the first class. This year, being a special time in the life of the conference, the planners are excited to welcome Tom Eblen, columnist with the Lexington Herald-Leader.  
    This first session will begin at 3 p.m. at the college. The “Words” theme will be the center of his  discussion, but it will also be punctuated with his personal experiences as a writer.

  • CPH-45 sales to be offered

    Even with cattle prices being extremely high, marketing animals together with other producers might allow you to receive additional income from your 2013 calf crop. For several years we have offered the program to local producers in our county with the hope of realizing and additional profit for your calves.

  • Cover crops improve the garden as its rests

    Last weekend we tackled some vegetable garden clean up.  
    The hail storm from a few weeks back destroyed most of what was left; subsequent wind and rain finished off the battered remains. So, we replanted a few crops, spread wood chips in the paths to control weeds and filled the remaining empty beds with a cover crop.   
    While many disease pathogens winter over on plant debris an equal amount remain viable in the soil, which means we need to strategize to keep the garden relatively free of disease.