Today's Features

  • Renea Sue  Terhune and Mark Thomas Muntz, both of Cynthiana, announces their upcoming wedding.
    The ceremony will take place on April 20, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Beaver Baptist Church with Pastor Kevin Strausbaugh officiating.
    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Acey and Pat Terhune of Cynthiana.
    The groom-to-be is the son of Donald and Mary Russell Muntz of Cynthiana.
    A reception will follow the service at Beaver Baptist Church.
    The couple plans a wedding trip to the Oregon Coast.

  • The signs of fire blight (scorched-looking foliage and stem tips) are rather boring compared to the freaky looking appendages that “ripen” with cedar-apple rust. Get ready to start seeing large, orange gelatinous spore horns hanging from cedars like they are decorated with Japanese lanterns.  
    They strike awe and dread from me because they are fabulous looking creations of nature but they also forewarn a rust problem in the orchard for next year.  

  • My niece, Jennifer, has three daughters, Leah, Emma and Lily.
    Last year I bought them a book, “Thoughts to Make Your Heart Sing,” by Sally Lloyd-Jones. It’s a children’s devotional book that simplifies Bible stories and concepts -- I highly recommend it for all my adult friends.
    Theology sometimes makes grown up people a bit crazy because we tend to take the simple and straightforward and make it ridiculous and complicated.

  • Harrison County’s Circuit Clerk received top statewide recognition for outstanding efforts to increase education about organ donation. These offices went the extra mile in supporting the mission of saving lives through organ and tissue donation and will receive additional acknowledgment during the Gift of Life Summit in Lexington on April 25. The awards are supported by the Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust For Life, a separate nonprofit dedicated to organ and tissue donation education in Kentucky.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: No births reported this week.
    Hart’s Dry Cleaning, operating out of Lexington, to begin service in Cynthiana. Pickup and delivery will be made at Ken’s New Market.

  • * The Cynthiana Democrat, Aug. 13, 1936 -- “91 Men Here Go on WPA Projects. Emergency Program for Relief Unemployed Farm Labor Goes into Effect Tomorrow. After much delay the state and district WPA drought emergency program is ready to go into action and tomorrow it is expected that 91 Harrison County men who have registered for work will be put on the emergency rolls and given employment on projects in Cynthiana and Harrison County.”

  • THURSDAY, April 4
    Harrison County Community Health Fair. Join us at Harrison County Middle School on April 4 from 7 to 11 a.m. for free screenings and tests, including checks for cholesterol and blood glucose. Male participants can receive free PSA tests to screen for prostate cancer.
    Saving For A Rainy Day. Decorate your own bank on Thursday, April 4 at 10 a.m. and at 2 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. (Ages 7 and under must have an adult helper). Must pre-register.

  • Residents living in and around the Cynthiana, Ky. area can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. Indian Creek Christian Church will host this community event on April 30.  The site is located at 51 Waits Road in Cynthiana.
    Screenings can check for:
    • The level of plaque buildup in your arteries, related to risk for heart disease, stroke and overall vascular health.
    • HDL and LDL Cholesterol levels

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: No births to report this week.
    HCHS Youth Services Coordinator, Paula Barnett, to distribute prom dresses to those HCHS students in need of assistance through Cinderella’s Closet. Barnett has asked for dresses, shoes, make-up, jewelry, personal care products and accessories. She is also hoping that some sororities and women’s groups will get involved. Donations can be dropped off at the Community Education Center.