Today's Features

  • The Cynthiana Service Center Farm Service Agency, serving Harrison County is currently conducting sign-up for the Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) to eligible producers who suffered losses beginning Oct. 1, 2011, and subsequent years.

  • FRIDAY, May 2
    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, May 2 at New Beginnings at 10:30 a.m.; Our Little Miracles, 11 a.m.; Robynwood Heights, 3 p.m.; Edgemont, 3:45 p.m.

  • Here’s a great idea: Let’s stop fighting.

  • During my senior year of high school, I lived with my grandparents. My grandparents lived, at that time, a mile off the main dirt road. The joke around there was the sun set between Somerset and their house.

    There will be a non denominational gathering for prayer for our country Thursday, May 1 at the city gym at noon. This is a National event and there will be prayer events like this all over the U.S. on that day.
    The event is sponsored by the Harrison County Ministerial Association.

    A revival will be held April 25-27 at Berry Baptist Church, Berry, Ky., featuring Bluegrass Boys Quartet.

  • THURSDAY, April 24
    Historical Book Group at Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
    Thursday, April 24 at 4:45 p.m. The book for discussion will be Flags of our Fathers by James Bradley.

    Women’s Book Group at Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Thursday, April 24 at 6 p.m. The book for discussion will be Fireproof by Eric Wilson.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Susan Lee (Soo Hyun Lee) Gareis, June 12, 2003, daughter of Peter and Mary Ann Gareis; Skyler Evan Peak, March 22, son of Sonya and Matthew Peak; Koda James Spencer, April 12, son of James Spencer and Crystal Pergram.
    Ben Mansur of Cynthiana will be a featured crafter at the governor’s Derby Breakfast.
    Harrison County Softball Fillies extend win streak to five games. Freshman softball Fillies tie for third in Elizabethtown. Breds pound Pendleton County, win three of last four baseball games.

  • By Benita Peoples, Co. ext. agent
    The Harrison County Extension Homemakers have been very busy, diligently planning and preparing events and activities that promote community unity. One of those events supported by the Homemakers is the Women’s Health Issue Seminar. It was just held last Monday evening. Guest speakers provided valuable information on The Importance of Quality Sleep; Alzheimer’s disease – Living in the Moment; and Windex, Weight Loss and Being a Work in Progress.

  • By Virgie Wells, Contributor
    Dorothy D. Slade was honored by the Harrison County Historical Society on Thursday, April 17 at Biancke’s restaurant. The Historical Society’s President, Donald Wagoner, organized the gathering to honor Slade’s 14 years of service as treasurer of the historical society.
    Twenty-three people attended the dinner and ceremony.
    Former Cynthiana Mayor Virgie Wells gave the invocation.

  • Community Action Council for Lexington-Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison and Nicholas Counties announces that its 2014-2015 Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) Plan and Budget Proposal is available for public review. The plan reflects assessment of low-income community needs and the Council’s CSBG budget for July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015 as well as projected outcomes for the same period.