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Today's Features

  • SILAS BAPTIST
    Mike Wainright will be performing at Silas Baptist Church, 274 Silas Road, on Sunday, Sept. 30, at 6 p.m.
    Wainright is a gospel singer who believes it’s more than the music it’s the message. No matter where you are in your life he believes God has a song for you
    He wants to share what God has done in his life and hopefully help others. The songs he sings are uplifting and inspirational. He believes that’s the way we should live our lives.

  • Last week I spoke at a women’s lunch thing at a local church.
    The woman who invited me told me that their theme was thankfulness.
    That was several months ago when the sky was blue, the humidity was low and I think someone brought in cake to work that day, so of course I said I’d love to talk about being thankful.
    After all, it’s easy to give thanks when all is well.
    And then in the weeks leading up to my talk, life just sort of fell apart. In many ways it feels like the gates of hell opened up and dumped on my family.

  • THURSDAY, Sept. 20
    Fall Craft Program For Adults. Thursday, Sept. 20 at 11 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Call the library at 859-234-4881 to register. Pre-registration is required.
    FASFA Workshop. Thursday, Sept. 20 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Tre’ Sims from KHEAA will be at the library. Topics include - What is the FASFA? -How do you fill out a FASFA? -What is KEES? -How do you find and apply for  scholarships and grants?

    FRIDAY, Sept. 21

  • Earl Litman, guest columnist
    Cynthiana First
    Church of God
    I’m so glad Jesus chose Peter to be one of His disciples, because he’s like us--curious, bull-headed, reckless, impulsive, but sometimes weak.
    One of the best known scenes from Peter’s life happened when the disciples were in a boat, and Jesus came walking on the water. They thought he was a ghost, but Jesus immediately said, “Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid.”

  • The Cynthiana Chapter of the NSDAR met at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library on Sept. 8.  The meeting was called to order by Regent Jane Whitehead. Our guest speaker was Jenny Lynn Hatter, Director of Instruction, of the Harrison County Schools. She spoke on her career and how technology is changing education and how students learn in today’s classroom.  She relayed that on Sept. 17 students will celebrate “Constitution Day.”
    Sally Kinney will be heading up activities for “Constitution Week” with Jeff Kinney.

  • ISHMAEL
    The Ishmael reunion will be held Sept. 30 at 1 p.m. in the multi-purpose room at Kincaid Lake State Park. Bring a dish and join us.

    JOCKEY
    The Jockey reunion will be held at Flat Run Veteran’s Park on Sept. 22 from 1-4 p.m. Bring a dish and drink. We will also play bingo.

    PRICE-SWANN
    Roscol and Emma Swann Price family reunion will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Multipurpose building at Kincaid Lake State Park, 565 Kincaid Park Rd., Falmouth, Ky.

  • I am in need of chips. Wood chips, that is.
    I grew up being warned about using fresh wood products as mulch or soil amendments because, in theory, as the wood broke down it would tie up valuable nitrogen, stealing it away from the plants. 
    More recent conclusions based on old and new field research - and practical experience - suggests otherwise. 
    I have found that wood chips make an excellent soil conditioner and weed suppressant (almost more critical this year).

  • Stoner Creek Arts and Hopewell Museum invite all artists to submit entries for Creative Harvest 2018. The exhibit will be open Friday, Oct. 12 through Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. Artists may submit their work on Sunday, Oct. 7 from 2-4 p.m. and Tuesday, Oct. 9 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
    Artists may submit up to four pieces of work for this exhibit, including two 2-dimensional entries and two 3-dimensional entries.