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Today's Features

  • THURSDAY, May 10
    Card Making Program For Adults. Thursday, May 10 at 11 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Call 859-234-4881 to register.
    Crafting with your Caregiver. Thursday, May 10 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. A great program to do together. All ages welcome. Pre-registration a must.
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, May 10  at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

    FRIDAY, May 11

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Jayden Ann Marshall, April 10, daughter of John and Amanda Marshall; Rayden Tucker McRoberts, April 11, son of Joey and Stacy McRoberts; Kary Suzanna Simpson, April 22, daughter of Stevie and Rebecca Simpson.
    Pinwheels for Prevention. Group seeks to raise awareness of child abuse issues in Harrison County. The Harrison County’s Family Resource and Youth Service Centers joined with Wedco to place 1,500 pinwheels on the courthouse lawn. The pinwheels were to draw attention to the need for child abuse awareness.

  • The second annual Paris Storytelling Festival is almost here and the committee needs help. If you can devote some time during the three day event, May 11-13, please let Whitney Clay (whitney.clay@borbon.kyschools.us) know.
    Two meetings have been planned for volunteer orientation, Tuesday, May 8 at 5:30 p.m. and Wednesday, May 9, at 10 a.m. Both meetings will be held at the Paris-Bourbon County Public Library. Volunteer shirts will be distributed to all new volunteers. Past volunteers are asked to wear their shirts from last year.

  • Storytellers will not be the only draw for the Paris Storytelling Festival on May 11-13. There will also be singing and music at two of the main events.

  • One of the prettiest flowers in the garden is getting ready to bloom. This great cut-leaf Japanese peony, Paeonia tenuifolia, opens its simple ruby-colored petals to reveal bright yellow stamen.  
    The finely cut foliage, reminiscent of the most finely cut foliage of a Japanese maple, allows the plant to be interesting in the mixed border the rest of the growing season, as well.  

  • THURSDAY, May 3
    Southern Queens Boutique. The Harrison Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is hosting a fundraiser featuring unique clothing and jewelry from Southern Queens Boutique. Event to be held Thursday, May 3 in the HMH front lobby from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Thursday, May 3 at Claysville Store at 10:30 a.m.; Eastside Laundry, 1 p.m.; Suds Laundry, 2 p.m.

  • CITY ON A HILL
    Just a reminder that City on a Hill Church is no longer meeting at the old Berry Lumber Co. Building. We are now holding services every Sunday in the Community room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
    Connect time is 9-9:45 a.m. for some recreation and Bible Study for our youth with the youth Pastor. Adults will also meet for fellowship in the community room at these times. Service will begin at 10 a.m. with live worship. Come as you are and worship with us.
    For more information call 859-954-1573 or email at 

  • By Tunya Adams
    Living Free of Harrison County

    This is the month we come together as a group of believers and stand shoulder to shoulder in unity to pray.
    On April 17, 1952, President Harry Truman signed a bill proclaiming the National Day of Prayer into law in the United States. President Reagan amended the law in 1988, designating the first Thursday of May each year as the National Day of Prayer.

  • You know the commercial about the man who, all throughout his life, thought he was of German descent and then once he had his ancestry DNA tested he learned he’s really Scottish and Irish?
    I have a friend who had her DNA tested last year and learned that she’s not so Irish as she had always thought. Turns out she’s mostly mumbo-jumbo European with very little Irish ancestry. (Her dark hair and olive complexion should’ve been a telltale clue.)

  • Robert and Patricia Walker of Cynthiana celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 25.
    The couple has five children.