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Today's News

  • Homemaker Events

    Diabetes Cooking School – Thursday, Oct. 22, 29, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Harrison County Extension Office. Newest information, new recipes and tasting each week. Jara Bauer, Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, Harrison Memorial Hospital and Cheryl Case, County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Science will teach.

    Homemakers Sponsored Blood Drive – Friday, Oct. 23, 1:30-6:30 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office. Free t-shirt for donors.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: No births this issue.

    The realignment and improvement of U.S. 62 from Leesburg to Georgetown has begun. Construction began Sept. 16 and is expected to be completed in the spring of 2001 for the seven-and-one-half-mile project. The total cost of the project is $14.7 million.

  • Sports Beat

    Antioch Upward Basketball evaluations

    Want more for your child than just basketball instruction? Want your child to get basketball instruction with an equal chance to get actual playing time? Want your child to learn Biblical ethics while improving their basketball skills? Want your child to get a t-shirt, jerseys, music cd’s and more for the entry fee?

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Case reports

    Oct. 1 -- At 11:34 a.m., Larry Maybrier, Pleasant Street, reported that someone entered his home and took his brother’s lap top computer.

    Oct. 1 -- At 6:20 p.m., Justin Anderson, manager of Auto Zone reported that a lock box containing over $900 was taken from the store.

    Oct. 2 -- At 3:40 a.m., James Boone reported that he has been receiving numerous harassing phone calls.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Oct. 22

    Fall Tasks Gardening Program. Thursday, Oct. 22. Develop your own checklist of things to do to help the garden and the gardener survive the winter-what to do and what not to do. This program is being presented by John Duke, a certified Master Gardener and Master Composter. He is the founder of the American Compost Society. Pre-registration is appreciated.

    FRIDAY, Oct. 23

  • School Menus

    Oct. 26-30

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL

    MONDAY: Chicken, biscuits, jelly, juice choices, choice of milk.

    TUESDAY: Cereal, cinnamon rolls, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Waffles with syrup, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: Cereal, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: French toast with syrup and powdered sugar, sausage, juice choices, choice of milk.

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

  • Church Briefs

    ANTIOCH MILLS

    CHRISTIAN

    Upward Basketball is gearing up and each child in the Bracken, Robertson, Harrison and Pendleton school districts should have received a brochure on Antioch Upward.  You can get more information at www.antiochmills.org or www.upward.org/parents or call the church at 859-234-1656.

  • Property devaluation without representation

    To the editor;

    It appears that Cynthiana government officials have come up with a way to address a current cash flow problem at the expense of citizens who have no voice in the matter.

    United Propane Gas wants to purchase a lot in the Industrial Park on Connersville Road. However, their business requires heavy industrial zoning, so first they must obtain a zoning change.

  • Chapter 6 - Dog Gone Wild

    Already, I’d learned valuable lessons. Preparation is essential, shortcuts aren’t always shorter and rubber snakes look real! When I pulled back the cover and saw the creature, I almost fainted. Imagine my surprise when Chloe grabbed the snake, kissed it and asked if we could keep it! Score one for Chloe – joke on me! My first instinct was anger, but I realized it was a prank. I had learned one lesson long ago – to laugh at myself! Besides, I’d been the prankster before! I chuckled and wrapped the snake around my neck.

  • Museum Musings

    * Meeting of the Board of Trustees at the store-room of Peck and Frazer, Tuesday, March 22, 1859 - “Ordered that L. Oxley be requested to make some fastenings for the Graveyard gates and have them put on in such a manner that they cannot be forced out and present his bill to the Board of Trustees - John W. Peck, F. A. Eveleth, Win. Turtoy, Lawson Oxley.”