• 2017-2018 Grandparent of the Year essay contest winner
  • Marriage Licenses

    Ceara Irene Gosney, 21, and Teddy John Wayne Whitson, 20, married May 7, 2018.
    Kelsey Dawn Fitch Freeman, 20, and Alexander Boyd Marx, 23, married May 12, 2018.
    Kayla Ann Jones, 22, and John Paul Carter, 29, married May 5, 2018.
    Tiffany Marie Snider, 25, and Cody David Reid Honeycutt, 23, married May 19, 2018.

  • Not every buzz threatens a sting

    Bees are the life-blood of any successful orchard, garden and landscape where pollination is necessary for fruit.  
    In recent years, bees have found themselves in a pickle with the over-use of pesticides and a parasitic mite that have contributed to a decrease in their numbers.  
    The thing about bees is that the aggressive behavior of a few species has given them all a bad rap.

  • Cynthiana and Big Spring Chapters NSDAR holds joint meeting June 2

    The Cynthiana and the Big Spring Chapters NSDAR met at Duncan Tavern on June 2 for lunch and meeting.
    Jane Whitehead, Regent, called the meeting to order at 12:20 p.m. the DAR Ritual, Pledge of Allegiance, Daughter’s Pledge, American’s Creed, and the Preamble were recited, followed by singing of The Star Spangled Banner.
    Whitehead welcomed the following guests: Helen Shiffer, member of the Carolyn Scott Harrison Chapter, Indianapolis, Indiana; Tenna Ginn, daughter of member Marilyn Kells; and Barbara Zink, NSDAR Vice Regent General.

  • Museum Musings

    * The Cynthiana Democrat, Aug. 11, 1921 -- “Train Time at Cynthiana. The daily freight trains passing this point daily numbers 24 and passenger trains 18. On some days even more, extras being run. Running straight through the center of town, with five dangerous crossings, the trains with their noise and smoke are a great nuisance, making one wonder how anybody at any time thought it an advantage to have a railroad splitting a town in two.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Jaelyne Emma Grace Bell, April 1, daughter of Kevin and VeLinda Bell; Lindsey Ann Maynard, April 22, daughter of Steve and Rachel Maynard.
    Aaron Stepp of Clay County has been hired as the Harrison County High School football coach.
    Now showing at Rohs Opera House: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.
    Price Beaters Furniture, U.S. Hwy. 27 South (old Big Lots Bldg.), continues its going out of business sale. Everything must go.

  • St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway offers a bonus drawing

    Everyone who reserves a St. Jude Dream Home ticket by Sunday, June 10 will also be entered into a Bonus Drawing for a two night stay at 21c Museum Hotel, dinner for two at Lockbox, a $2,500 Visa gift card and two rounds of golf for four at University Club of Kentucky. Only a limited number of $100 tickets are available.

  • Reunions

    The Pope family reunion will be held Sunday, June 10 at 1 p.m. at Whispering Hills RV Park, 257 Rogers Gap Road, Georgetown, Ky.
    Bring your fishing poles, bathing suits and a dish to share.

  • Reunions

    The Hatfield and Workman family reunion will be held Sunday, June 10 at 12:30 p.m. in the front shelter at Flat Run Veterans Park on Oddville Avenue.
    Bring a dish to share. For information call 298-8160.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Resa Ann Heimlich, May 2, daughter of Nathan and Mary Furnish Heimlich.