Today's News

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Nov. 6, 1969 -- “Looking Back” by Mary Renaker - As we think of Cynthiana now and Cynthiana in the Twenties, we miss two of the busy centers then; the Crown Jewel and Crescent Milling Companies. The Crescent Mill was located just where Southern States stands. The Crown Jewel was back of what is now Harrison Motor. At this season of the year just after threshing time, farmers were hauling in wheat to be sold or exchanged for flour, which was made at both mills.

  • Seed starting indoors gets a jump on early season crops

    I have my orders placed for onion sets and seed potatoes along with some of my favorite summer crops that will be directly seeded in the garden once the temperatures really warm … I can barely stand the wait.  
    I have just seeded out several trays of early season vegetables that like a cool start to the season. Kale, broccoli, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts are just beginning to push through the light potting mix.
    My set up is not elaborate; it basically consists of a kit that includes a plastic dome that fits over a seed tray and pan.  

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  • Natural Bridge Trail Trek Series to begin March 22

    Discover the beauty of Natural Bridge State Resort Park on one or more naturalist-led guided hikes in the 2014 Natural Bridge Trail Trek Series that starts Saturday, March 22.
    Complete all five guided hikes (over 25 miles) in this series and you will have hiked all of the trails at Natural Bridge State Resort Park. Those who complete all five treks will receive a Natural Bridge T-shirt and will have truly experienced the rugged cliff line, rock shelters, arches, plants, and animals at the park.

  • Uniform

    Private Morgan Florence a 2013 graduate from Harrison County High School graduated Marine Corps Boot Camp on Feb. 14. She will be departing for Marine Combat Training in Camp Lejuene, N.C. this weekend where she will be one of the first groups of females to attend Infantry Training Battalion School. After completion she will be training to become a motor transportation and vehicle repair specialist.

  • Developing rural communities is topic of Chamber luncheon

    According to research, the top three factors a company weighs when it relocates to a new community is the presence of a skilled workforce, access to quality health care, and a good education system. Taxes barely make the top 10 in the list of factors, said Alison Davis, Ph.D., executive director of the Community Economic Development Intitiative of Kentucky (CEDIK).
    Davis was a special guest presenter at the monthly membership luncheon of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 26.

  • Doram enrolled in dual credit classes at MCTC/Licking Valley Campus

    Jordan Doram, a senior at Harrison County High School, is also dual enrolled at MCTC/Licking Valley Campus.  
    She has already successfully completed 15 credit hours on the Hilltop, and she is planning to transfer these credits to a four-year university.
    Doram said she focused on getting college started so that when she goes to a university she will be able to take the classes she needs in her major.  
    It is her plan to major in a field that will enable her to work in the field of athletic training. She hopes to play college basketball as well.

  • Health Sciences student is fulfilling dream

    When Justin Gasser was in middle school, he was already special. He was bright. He did well in school. He had plenty of friends. While all that is nice, it isn’t entirely special.
    However, Justin also had something else. He had a rare heart condition. In fact, he was one of only five cases in the entire US that year and had to be admitted to the intensive care unit.

  • School Menus

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, toast, fruit or juice choice, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Pancakes with syrup, yogurt or cereal, toast, yogurt, fruit or juice choice, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Cinnamon toast, Gogurt or string cheese or cereal, toast, fruit or juice choice, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Cinnamon rolls, string cheese or cereal, toast, fruit or juice choice, choice of milk.