Today's Features

  • THURSDAY, April 18
    Blood  Drive. Thursday, April 18 from 2-6 p.m. at Eastside Elementary School, 1226 US Hwy. 62 East, on the KBC Bloodmobile. Each donor will receive a t-shirt and their student will receive a string backpack.
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Thursday, April 18 at Hillside Program at 1:30 p.m.

    FRIDAY, April 19
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, April 19 at Our Little Miracles at 10:30 a.m.; Edgemont, 4 p.m.

    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.

  • Editor’s note: This Easter column is adapted from one of Nancy Kennedy’s favorite Easter columns that ran in 2012.  

    Years ago, I met a man who said he saw a dead man raised to life.
    The dead man’s name was Bob and the man who told me about it said God had told him to go to Bob’s house to pray.
    He didn’t know Bob had died until he got there, but since God had told him to pray, he figured he’d better do it. So, he asked Bob’s wife if he could see him.

  • “I came to Al-Anon because it’s what my son’s rehab center told me to do. I didn’t know it at the time, but the Al-Anon program and its members would soon become my life- support.” Like millions of others trying to cope with the effects of their loved one’s alcoholism, Anne H. found help and hope in the rooms of Al-Anon. Established in 1951, Al-Anon Family Groups, which includes Alateen for younger family members, offers support to anyone who has been affected by a loved one’s drinking.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: William Earl Gross, March 20, son of Zachary and Hannah Gross; Leah Maddison Haley, March 27, daughter of Cody and Brittany Haley; Christian Juan Melendez, Dec. 22, son of Danielle Smith and Miguel Melendez.
    Texting option, 411, may be added to police dispatch services on a trial basis. It is 100 percent anonymous.
    Raggedy Ann Festival will be held this Saturday.

  • Some rather funny polling from Consumer Reports a few years back suggested both good and bad tendencies when it comes to America’s lawn care habits. 

  • By Jessica Sayre, County extension agent for Horticulture
    Springtime in Kentucky is a great time to get outside and enjoy the home garden. Every aspiring gardener should do a few things to have a successful season.
    • Plan your garden on paper before you begin. Think about the things you want to grow and when they will be ready to harvest. Draw it out on paper so you can get a visual of what the garden might look like at planting and harvesting times.

  • * Cynthiana News, May 30, 1867 -- “Fresh Groceries, Main Street - A large and complete supply of Mackerel, White Fish, Herring, together with any amount of bacon for sale cheap at J. B. Carter’s.” (Quite remarkable in 1867)
    * The Cynthiana Democrat, Dec. 31, 1942 -- “Curtis Sanders of Berry announces the Department of Vocational Agriculture, Berry High School, will offer a Rural War Production Training Course at the Berry High School, beginning on Jan. 4 for out-of-school persons who have attained the age of seventeen.”

  • The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met Friday, April 12 for their monthly luncheon at Bluegrass Care Navigators. Virgie Wells, president, welcomed members and guests, then led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    We were pleased to welcome Harold and Delores Adams as guests of club member Violet Williams.
    Layne Tussey catered the luncheon. The menu included orange jello fluff salad, ham, broccoli casserole, corn pudding, roll, and apple cake with caramel sauce and whipped cream. Anna Ruth McLoney gave the blessing of the meal.