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Today's News

  • Sweet Sixteen
  • 2013 Extension Leadership Event is March 18

    The 2013 Extension Leadership Event will take place on Monday, March 18 at Harrison County High School.  Registration will begin at 6 p.m. and dinner will start at 6:30 p.m. Please call the Extension Office no later than noon on March 15 to make your reservations.
    This year’s speaker is Cynthiana’s own Amber Philpott.

  • Thomas to host May DAR meeting

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at Wilshires Restaurant, Georgetown, on March 9.
    Regent Melinda Rawlings called the meeting to order and welcomed guest speaker, State Rep. Tom McKee.
    The DAR Ritual, the Pledge of Allegiance, and the American’s Creed were recited.
    Judith Rawlings discussed the Cold Closed Project and informed members that the oldest of closed DAR lines would be reopened to see if proper documentation could be found.
    Melinda Rawlings read the National Defense message and the Conservation Minute.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Aaron Alexander Banfield, March 3, son of Capt. Gregory and Amy Brumley Banfield; Caleb Lee Benson, March 3, son of Greg Benson and Kristy Stevens; Amber Dawn, Alica Rachel and Allison Reene Fryman, March 2, daughters of Lisa Power and Luther Herbert Fryman; Michael Brandon Matthew McFarland, March 7, son of Kristika King and Matt McFarland; Kaylee Brooke Northcutt, Feb. 4, daughter of Chris and Julie Northcutt.

  • Women’s Club welcomes two new members

    The Women’s Club of Harrison County held its March meeting at the Cynthiana Christian Church. Bonnie Teater, club president, presided at the meeting.
    Lottie Barlow gave the blessing and Spiritual values and also read a poem she wrote.
    After the meal Anna Ruth McLoney introduced Carol Hyatt. She provided the music with songs from the Music Academy Awards.

  • Layney Harper Williams

    Layney Harper Williams was born to Marty and Karen Williams of Leitchfield, Ky. on Feb. 6, 2013 at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center.
    She weighed 6 lbs. 10.7 oz., and is welcomed by her brother, Marritt Williams and sister, Sara Williams.
    Maternal grandparents are Ronnie and Shelia Harp; maternal great-grandparents are the late Vernia Mae and Woodrow England and the late Sara Elizabeth and James Russell Harp, all of Cynthiana.

  • Bryan chosen state finalist in pageant

    Ariel A. Bryan, 13, daughter of James and Susan Bryan, has been chosen as a State Finalist in the National American Miss Kentucky pageant to be held June 1 and 2 at the Crowne Plaza Louisville. The pageant is for girls ages 10-13.
    The winner of the pageant will receive a $1,000 cash award, the official crown and banner, a bouquet of roses, and air transportation to compete in the national pageant at Disneyland in California.
    Families interested in learning more about this unique and outstanding youth program may visit www.namiss.com.

  • Heroin usage on the rise in Kentucky

    By Heather K. Wainscott,
    KY Office of Drug Control Policy
    Attorney General Jack Conway and the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy have jointly released a public service announcement (PSA) to increase awareness of heroin abuse among young people and to warn their parents of the signs.
    The 30-second PSA depicts a young woman in a morgue who describes how easy it has been to hide her heroin habit from her parents - that is until she becomes an overdose victim.

  • Department of Kentucky Parks

    Canoe and Kayak
    trips at
    Carter Caves

  • Score 'N' More