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Today's Features

  • CYNTHIANA
    PRESBYTERIAN
    Cynthiana Presbyterian Church invites children from Preschool through 5th grade to experience a fun adventure at Rolling River Rampage Vacation Bible School.
    This adventure includes exciting new music, amazing science experiments, creative crafts, fun recreation, and memorable Bible stories that will help children know that God is with them always.
    The adventure runs from June 17 through June 20 from 5:45-8 p.m. beginning each evening with supper and held at Cynthiana Presbyterian Church at 103 N. Main St.

  • One of my favorite things in life is architecture.
    I love buildings, especially huge skyscrapers and massive structures.
    That’s why, when the Notre-Dame Cathedral caught on fire a week or so ago, I was interested in the rapt attention worldwide -- over a building.
    People actually mourned the destruction of a centuries-old building, and not just the people of Paris, but people from around the world.
    Why?

  • THURSDAY, May 2
    Southern Queens Boutique. The HMH Auxiliary is hosting a fundraiser featuring unique clothing and jewelry from Southern Queens Boutique. Event to be held May 2 in the HMH front lobby from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Scrapbook Program for Adults. Thursday, May 2 at 11 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Supplies are provided. All library programs are free to the public. Call 859-234-4881 to register.  Pre-registration is required.

    FRIDAY, May 3

  • THURSDAY, April 25
    Candy Science. Thursday, April 25 at 5:30 p.m. for ages 7 and up at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. To pre-register call the library at 234-4881 or email cfranklin@cynthianalibrary.org.
    Women’s Discussion Book Group. Thursday, April 25 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Pick up a copy at the circulation desk after March 26.

    SATURDAY, April 27

  • BARLOW UNITED
    METHODIST
    Cemetery Association
    Saturday, April 27 will be a clean-up day at the Barlow Cemetery.
    Families with loved and/or ancestors buried in the cemetery are encouraged to participate. The clean-up will be from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    Families with relatives at Barlow include but are not limited to: Whalen, Williams, Case, Ishmael, Field, Turner and Kelly.
    The cemetery is on Barlow Pike between Oddville and Sunrise.

  • I recently enjoyed a weekend in Tennessee with some young folk from church. We were attending a retreat sponsored by a Christian college.
    First, kudos to these young people and the folks raising them. They were fine representatives of both their families and their home church.
    Needless to say there were young people, about 250, invading the campus from at least seven states. There was food, loud music and plenty of activities – my body has gotten really o-l-d! 

  • June 1 is the official cut off that marks the difference between a spring bloomer and a summer bloomer.  
    Does it matter that you know? Yes, if you want to properly prune because pruning after June 1 could result in no blooms next year.
    This spring was a great one for spring bloomers: lilacs, viburnums, azaleas, rhododendrons and many others were all able to do their thing without a major frost or freeze here at the farm.   

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Dalton Lair Ewalt, April 9, son of Bradley and Elizabeth (Hedger) Ewalt.
    The Rohs Opera House, Pike Street, was built in 1941 by H.A. Rohs and his son, Karle Rohs (actor Chris O’Donnell’s grandfather and great-grandfather). The building has been owned by only two families - the Rohs family and now, the Whalen family. Older than the theater itself, Aeolian Hall, located above the Rohs, was built in 1871 and used until the late 1930s, when the Rohs family decided to build Rohs Opera House.

  • Brittany Nicole Holley of Horse Cave, Ky., and Daniel Simon Clouse of Cynthiana, Ky., announces their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    The wedding will take place on June 29, 2019 at 6 p.m. at the Veranda at Boone’s Trace and the reception will be held at 7 p.m. at the same location.
    Holley is the daughter of Allen and Marilyn Holley of Cave City, Ky., and Jason and Ona Pedigo of Munfordville, Ky. She is a special education teacher at Allen County Scottsville High School.