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Today's News

  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Top of Lady Liberty
    6. *Scrappy-Doo, Scooby’s nephew
    9. Most vital part of idea or experience
    13. D-Day beach
    14. “Home of the brave”
    15. Wash oneself
    16. Committee or special group
    17. Big ___ Conference
    18. Gastric woe
    19. *Ma or Pa or Laura
    21. *Claire or Phil or Luke
    23. Chinese “way”
    24. O. Henry’s “The Gift of the ___”
    25. Madonna’s iconic stagewear
    28. Arizona Indian
    30. Rub elbows

  • Easter season is for laughing

    When I was a new Christian, I discovered a portrait of Jesus called the “Laughing Christ” at a Christian book store.
    At the time I was attending a serious church, a church where the thought of Jesus laughing was most likely frowned on. Maybe Jesus smiled at babies and puppies, but telling jokes with his friends? God forbid.

  • Woman’s Club holds April luncheon

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met on Friday, April 11 for its monthly luncheon. The meeting was held in the community room at Hospice of the Bluegrass. Anna Ruth McLoney, club president, welcomed members and guests then led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    The luncheon was catered by Layne Tussey. Bonnie Teater offered the blessing of the meal.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, April 17
    Harrison County Historical Society will meet April 17 at 7 p.m. in the Charles W. Feix community room. Tonya Northcutts’ Northside Elementary students will present American Revolutionary War character enactments.

  • A special birthday
  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: No births to report this week.
    Cynthiana Police Chief Tony Frazier has resigned his position with the department. Frazier will retired as of July 1.
    Baseball Breds win Ken’s NewMarket Classic baseball tournament held on the Hilltop.
    Cynthiana Family Chiropractic will be opening soon in Harrison County.
    • The airport at Kentucky Dam Village State Park on the shores of Kentucky Lake was the first accredited airport at a state park in the nation.

    25 years ago . . .

  • Open house planned for Horn’s 90th birthday celebration

    Friends and family are invited to an open house to celebrate the 90th birthday of Ruby Horn.
    The event will take place on Friday, April 25 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Horn’s Auction Gallery, 317 S. Church St. No gifts please.

  • Jackson Anthony Lewis

    Jackson Anthony Lewis was born to Jayla Barton and Travis Lewis Sr. on April 4, 2014 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 8 lbs. 1 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Jamie Harris of Cynthiana and the late Michelle Barton; maternal great-grandparents are Ronnie and Judy Sims of Cynthiana, Terry Harris of Cynthiana, and Goody Johnson of Lexington.
    Paternal grandparents are Ethel Lewis and Travis Lewis of Lexington.

  • Oddville Homemakers
  • Civil War group looking for descendents

    The Sgt. Elijah P. Marrs Camp No. 5, Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, are searching for descendents of three Civil War veterans buried in the Old Union Cemetery just off Russell Cave Road in northeastern Fayette County.
    The Civil War veteran’s government supplied gravestones are in poor condition, and the camp is planning on restoring and re-dedicating them this summer.