Today's News

  • What do we get out of prayer?

    According to a recent LifeWay Research survey, when God answers prayer, he tends to do it in the South.
    Two times as many Southerners as people in the Northeast who pray say all of their prayers have been answered.
    Hmmm. I live in the South and I’m here to tell you that the survey is hooey, at least if you judge by my “God answers my prayers” track record.

  • I get to go to church!

    I remember as a youngster getting to go to Grandma and Grandpa’s house. What a treat. Grandma would always have something baked up and there would be sweets out on the table. She always greeted me with a big bear hug.

  • Church News 10-23-14

    Claysville Christian Church will host Three Nights of Hope Oct. 27-29 from 6-7:30 p.m. nightly. Guest speaker will be Sammy Harris, lead minister at Leesburg Christian Church. Praise and worship time each night.
    For more information call the church at 859-234-5482.


    On Sunday, Oct. 26 at 5:30 p.m., Cynthiana Presbyterian Church will host a potluck supper and entertainment will follow.

  • Community Calendar 10-23-14

    THURSDAY, Oct. 23
    Boo Bunch Boogie Dance Party
    . Thursday, Oct. 23 at 5:30 p.m. for Pre-K through 2nd grade in the basement of the Cynthiana Presbyterian Church. Pre-register by calling 234-4881. Costumes welcome but not required.
    Women’s Book Group. Thursday, Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. The book for the month of October is Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver. The meeting will take place at Biancke’s.

  • Coming out of the shower

    I watched as session after session of the Licking Valley Singers’ performances passed and considered throwing in with the lot.

  • On the Nov. 4 ballot

    Cynthiana mayor: James Smith

      Gary Brunker


    Cynthiana commission: Roger Slade

    David McIlvain

    Walter Tapp

    Jason Perry

    Mark Mattmiller

    Bill Grayson


    Berry mayor: Kenneth Abner


    Berry commission: Ruth Adams

    Phyllis Penick

  • Election deadlines approach as general election draws close

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    The countdown is on and the election is being measured in days rather than months.

    On Tuesday, Nov. 4, Kentuckians will be selecting its leaders at the polls.

  • Treasured gift returned to owner

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    After nearly a year of wondering and worrying, Darrell T. Tuggle was given back a piece of his history.

    It had been close to 30 years since Tuggle’s first wife, Wanna, gave him a 14-karat gold, seven-diamond, 2.5 carat cluster ring.

  • Paying Respects

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    As the trees begin to shed their fall coats of red, yellow and orange, the Licking Valley Singers are gearing up for a red, white and blue tribute.

  • Prepare to be Thrilled at Friday’s parade

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The month-long celebration of Halloween, Cynthiana style, kicks it into a new gear Friday night from 6 - 8:30 p.m. with the debut of a downtown “Thriller” parade.