Today's Features

    City on a Hill Church meets Sundays in the community room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
    Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.; services at 10:30 a.m.; every first and third Sunday night service; Wednesday service 7:30 p.m.
    For more information, call 859-954-1573.
    This program is not sponsored or endorsed by the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
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  • Recently, I attended a leadership summit with a slate of world-class, successful leaders as speakers.
    Most, if not all, talked about their failures and how they value them.
    Bear Grylls, a British former SAS serviceman and survivalist who once climbed Mt. Everest, talked about how he failed his first attempt at joining the elite SAS and how it only made him work harder and made him a better soldier.

  • THURSDAY, Aug. 22
    DIY Racing Rods. Thursday, Aug. 22 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Decorate a racing rod. All materials are provided. For ages 3 and up. Ages 3 to 7 must have a helper attend with them. Dress for the mess.
    Women’s Discussion Book Group. Thursday, Aug. 22 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Meet new friends and enjoy a lively book discussion. Pick up a copy of Wonderland Creek by Lynn Austin at the circulation desk.

    FRIDAY, Aug. 23

  • Harrison Memorial Hospital Foundation announces the proposed plans for The Cottages at Flat Run, an independent, transitional living community for seniors 65 and older. Situated just east of The Cynthiana Country Club off Kentucky Highway 36 East, the development will consist of 49 single-family homes, a 10,000-square-foot community wellness center, indoor pool and social gathering place and paved walking trails and a fishing pond.

  • Mr. and Ms. Ronald Vallandingham celebrated 50 years of marriage on Aug. 9, 2019 with family at the Cattleman’s Restaurant.
    They have one son, Danny (Heather) Vallandingham and one granddaughter, Kennedy.

  • Hazel Reign Johnson
    Hazel Reign Johnson was born to Hunter and Macy Johnson of Cynthiana on Aug. 15, 2019 at Georgetown Hospital.
    She weighed 6 lbs. 7 oz., and is welcomed by her sister, Realyn Abigail Johnson.
    Maternal grandparents are Rhonda and John Eckler of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Danny Eckler, Judy White, Sharlet and Jackie Cheek.
    Paternal grandparents are Brian and Anita Johnson of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Barb and Garry Johnson and Raymond and Billie Hunter.

    The Carter picnic was held Aug. 18 at the home of Tim and Rose Carter on Carls Stevens Road.
    Those attending were Eli, Emilee, Gracie, Eliza and Xavier; Josh Carter; John, Kayla and Anna Carter and April Jones; Deborah Beeler; Ruby Gaddis; Herbie Carter; Kim and Curtis Stewart; Nick, Heather, Madalyn and Dalton Carson; Quinton Carson; Tim, Rose and Trevor Carter; Danny and Marcelle Carter; and June Carter.
    Everyone enjoyed the day.

  • I am getting ready to head back to U of L where I teach two courses so I really need to get organized.
    The garden is still producing and time needs to be spent on turning some of the bounty into things that can be enjoyed during the winter months. I have had the dehydrator going everyday this last week drying apples, cherry tomatoes and onions.  
    During the summer, our vegetable garden -- along with a bounty from other local farms -- keeps us well-supplied in fruits and vegetables; the focus is shifting now to “putting” up the garden.  

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Xavier Thomas Carter, Aug. 10, son of Jacqueline Stone and Elijah Carter; Trenton Robert Walker Gaines, July 29, son of Patricia VanHook Gaines and Golby Gaines.
    The Cynthiana-Harrison County-Berry Joint Planning Commission approves a zone change recommendation for a lot in the Business Park. Eric Gibson, General Counsel for United Propane Gas, Inc., asks for the zone change of light industrial to heavy industrial for the corner lot directly off Connersville Pike on Sea Biscuit Way.