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Today's News

  • Cynthiana Chapter NSDAR plans trip to Versailles on Oct. 13

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the NSDAR met at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library on Sept. 8.  The meeting was called to order by Regent Jane Whitehead. Our guest speaker was Jenny Lynn Hatter, Director of Instruction, of the Harrison County Schools. She spoke on her career and how technology is changing education and how students learn in today’s classroom.  She relayed that on Sept. 17 students will celebrate “Constitution Day.”
    Sally Kinney will be heading up activities for “Constitution Week” with Jeff Kinney.

  • HCHS Class of 1963
  • Reunions

    ISHMAEL
    The Ishmael reunion will be held Sept. 30 at 1 p.m. in the multi-purpose room at Kincaid Lake State Park. Bring a dish and join us.

    JOCKEY
    The Jockey reunion will be held at Flat Run Veteran’s Park on Sept. 22 from 1-4 p.m. Bring a dish and drink. We will also play bingo.

    PRICE-SWANN
    Roscol and Emma Swann Price family reunion will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Multipurpose building at Kincaid Lake State Park, 565 Kincaid Park Rd., Falmouth, Ky.

  • Wood chips and soil fertility

    I am in need of chips. Wood chips, that is.
    I grew up being warned about using fresh wood products as mulch or soil amendments because, in theory, as the wood broke down it would tie up valuable nitrogen, stealing it away from the plants. 
    More recent conclusions based on old and new field research - and practical experience - suggests otherwise. 
    I have found that wood chips make an excellent soil conditioner and weed suppressant (almost more critical this year).

  • Call for artwork entries to Creative Harvest 2018

    Stoner Creek Arts and Hopewell Museum invite all artists to submit entries for Creative Harvest 2018. The exhibit will be open Friday, Oct. 12 through Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. Artists may submit their work on Sunday, Oct. 7 from 2-4 p.m. and Tuesday, Oct. 9 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
    Artists may submit up to four pieces of work for this exhibit, including two 2-dimensional entries and two 3-dimensional entries.

  • Saturday in Carlisle Festival planned for Sept. 29

    The Carlisle Rotary Club invites everyone to come, participate and enjoy another day of great festival activities. This is our 13th year sponsoring the event and we have planned a bigger and fuller day’s event.  The upcoming “Saturday In Carlisle” Day will be on Saturday, Sept. 29 starting at 9 a.m. on and around the courthouse lawn and streets.
    Last year there were over 100 vendors and events for the one-day event. As another note booth space is still available, contact Carolyn Dotson at 859-289-7120 or 859-473-1534.

  • Smith named distinguished citizen by BSA

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Cynthiana Mayor James Smith, a nearly life-long devotee of the Boys Scouts of America, was honored on Thursday night, Sept. 13, as the Distinguished Citizen of the Year by the Elkhorn District of the BSA.
    “We haven’t had this special dinner in a few years and are trying to revive it this year,” said Elkhorn District coordinator Renee Wagner.

  • Market Facilitation Program meeting for Harrison Co. producers set for Sept. 25

    The Harrison County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) will host an informational meeting on the Market Facilitation Program (MFP) on Sept. 25 at 7 p.m.
    The meeting will be held at the Harrison County Extension Office located at 668 New Lair Rd. in Cynthiana. FSA staff will provide an overview of the program and discuss eligibility and documentation requirements.

  • KFB Player of the Week
  • Camryn Whitaker Basketball Camp