Today's News

  • What's that you said?


  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Ashley Alison Keller, Dec. 17, daughter of David and Alison Kller; Addison Elyse Peak, Jan. 11, daughter of Robert and Ashley Peak; Alexis Darlene Rae Perkins, Jan. 16, daughter of Daniel and Kristi Perkins; Samuel Dennis Vanhook, Nov. 28, son of Danny and Tammy Vanhook.
    Volunteers are needed at the Griffith Woods site to help with clean up of overgrowth. Griffith Woods is located on US Hwy. 62 W, and was just recently purchased by the Nature Conservancy in Lexington, Ky.

  • Girl Scout Troop 24
  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    1. *”Love Me Tender” performer
    6. “And She ___” by Talking Heads
    9. “For Whom the ____ Tolls”
    13. Wall coat
    14. B&B, e.g.
    15. *He fell in love with a face “that launched a thousand ships”
    16. February “People,” e.g.
    17. Parental involvement org.
    18. Trojan War story
    19. *He fell in love with Little Red-Haired Girl
    21. ______’s fee
    23. Old age, archaic
    24. Display displeasure

  • Will the poplar vortex hurt invasive insects or kill pesky ticks?

    Will the polar vortex hurt invasive insects or kill pesky ticks?
    A few weeks ago on Ira Flatow’s Science Friday there was an interview with research biologist Rob Venette from the U.S. Forest Service in Minnesota that addressed the effect temperature has on certain insects.  
    The ability of insects to survive winter- when so many of them thrive in summer- has always fascinated me.  While we would most certainly root for the bees and butterflies, my enthusiasm would wane for fleas and ticks.

  • Recreation department to review job descriptions

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Parks and Recreation Board have decided to leave the position of deputy director vacant for time being as they reevaluate the language of its job description that was developed over a year ago.
    During the board’s regular monthly meeting last Monday,  Parks and Recreation Director Darrell Baxter said that he perceived that there was too much of an overlap between the director and deputy director positions as they were originally conceived.

  • School Menus

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: pancakes with syrup, yogurt or cereal, toast, yogurt, fruit or juice choice, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, toast, yogurt, fruit or juice choice, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Cinnamon toast, yogurt or cereal, toast, fruit or juice choice, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Scrambled eggs with toast or cereal, toast, fruit or juice choice, choice of milk.

  • Academic briefs

    Weston Jenkins of Cynthiana has been placed on the Eastern Kentucky University Dean’s List for fall 2013.
    Jenkins was presented with a Dean’s Award pin for having achieved the list three times.
    He is the son of Dwayne and Patricia Jenkins of Cynthiana.

    Jacob O. Marsh of Cynthiana has achieved the designation of President’s Scholar at Western Kentucky University for the Fall 2013 semester.

  • Harrison County Speech Team