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Today's News

  • Church Briefs

    CITY ON A HILL
    City on a Hill Church will be holding a gospel singing on the old courthouse lawn in Cynthiana on Oct. 6. The event will begin at 6 p.m. with refreshments available. Bring a lawn chair.
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    City on a Hill Church is holding services every Sunday in the community room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

  • Can evil be used for good?

    Last week I met with Carla, a young woman who has an amazing story of how God is using her.
    But first, she had to go through a time of incredible pain and darkness. Of course, much of her darkness was the resulting consequences of her own bad choices. Still, those consequences were the very ones she needed to suffer to become the usable vessel she is today.
    I’ve heard many pastors use Oswald Chambers’ quote: “Before God can use a (person) greatly, he must woud him deeply.”

  • Donate used eyeglasses at the Battle of Richmond Visitors Center

    Have some eye glasses you no longer use or need? Bring them to the Battle of Richmond Visitors Center and donate them to the Lions Club Eyeglass Recycling Program. The center has a special drop off box for this purpose.
    The Battle of Richmond Visitors Center is located at 101 Battlefield Memorial Highway, just south of Richmond, Ky. Hours for the center are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; closed major holidays.
    The eyeglasses are re-purposed to provide glasses for the less fortunate.

  • Miss Pre-Teen Scott County
  • School Menus

    Oct. 8-9

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Muffin, yogurt, mandarin oranges, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Pop-tart, cheese stick, apple, choice of milk or juice.

    LUNCH
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Chicken nuggets with roll or hot ham and cheese, emoji fries, baked beans, pineapple tidbits, fresh fruit, milk.
    TUESDAY: Mandarin chicken or beef teriyaki dippers, steamed broccoli, carrots with dip, steamed rice, diced peaches, fresh fruit, milk.

  • Grace Notes

    Last week I met with Carla, a young woman who has an amazing story of how God is using her.
    But first, she had to go through a time of incredible pain and darkness. Of course, much of her darkness was the resulting consequences of her own bad choices. Still, those consequences were the very ones she needed to suffer to become the usable vessel she is today.
    I’ve heard many pastors use Oswald Chambers’ quote: “Before God can use a (person) greatly, he must woud him deeply.”

  • Fillies beat Campbell County
  • September is wettest month in recent history

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    If you have heard that 2018  is the wettest in years, there just might be something to that statement.
    According to the Kentucky Mesonet that is operated through Western Kentucky University and has a station in Harrison County, so far this year there has been 49.18 inches of rainfall compared to the same period in 2017, which was 39.26.
    Harrison County has had 10.31 inches of rain so far in  September. Last year that number was 3.06 inches.

  • Drop your Drawers for the Clothing Closet

    September is Drop your Drawers Month for the Harrison County Clothing Closet.
    The request is for new underwear and socks to be donated and dropped off at the Closet at 202 W. Pleasant St.
    HCCC served about 2,400 clients in 2017. That’s a lot of undies. All sizes are needed, but especially men’s boxer-briefs S, M, and L and women’s panties sizes 5-9. Drop Your Drawers sock and underwear drive will continue through the end of September. However, there is always a need.

  • Harrison County schools to change messaging system, parents/staff will need to opt in to receive texts

    In the ongoing effort to increase communication, Harrison County Schools have begun switching to a new system for sending messages to students, parents and staff.
    Already in use are the automated attendance phone calls when students are absent. In the next week or so, the general use part of the system will be rolled out. Once that happens, the district and individual schools will be able to send out information via phone calls, e-mails and text messages.