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Living

  • Wireworms in the potato patch

    I have loads of potatoes this year, most of them are clean as a whistle. We get them out early so they are ready to harvest by mid to late August.  This early start seems to offset any significant problem with wireworms.
    The tell-tale sign of wireworms: if you do have lots of tiny holes in your potatoes you likely saw the tough little yellow or rust colored worms when you were digging your crop.
    In the past few weeks as folks begin to dig their potatoes, I am hearing the inquiry, “What are the tiny holes in my potatoes and how do I prevent them”?

  • Marriage Licenses

    Kelly Morgan, 32, and David Thomas Hess, 37, married Sept. 23, 2017.

    Melissa Rose-Ann Taylor, 32, and Timothy Ray Neace, 39, married Sept. 23, 2017.

    Casey Lynn Simpson, 25, and Brett Alan Wade, 29, married Sept. 25, 2017.

    Shereen Wyn Mcleod, 49, and Michael Aaron Buis, 66, married Sept. 30, 2017.

  • Planting bulbs this fall

    By Jessica Sayre, County extension agent for Horticulture
    Fall is the time to think about all those flowers we associate with spring: daffodils, crocus, and other easy-to-grow flowering bulbs. If you aren’t growing any spring-flowering bulbs in your landscape, you are missing out on some easy-to-grow plants that provide early color to your garden.

  • Museum Musings
  • ‘Decorating for the Holidays’ workshop to be offered by the Extension Homemakers

    The Harrison County Extension Homemakers are making plans for the holidays. This year ‘Decorating for the Holidays’ is going to be before Halloween. The date is Monday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office and is free to the public.
    Hal Williams of Hal’s Flowers will be making floral arrangements. Jessica Sayre, horticulturist, will be showing us how to make decorations using plant materials from the outdoors. Harlene Welch will be instructing on how to make a Christmas spider and will share the legend about the spider.

  • Hiday hosts October meeting of the United Methodist Women

    The United Methodist Women of the First United Methodist Church met on Tuesday, Oct. 3 at the home of Jan Hiday. Refreshments were served by the hostess to convene the meeting. Marilyn Wash said the blessing.

  • St. Edward School
  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Sara Riley Ewalt, Aug. 23, daughter of Leslie and Zach Ewalt; Ian Lawrence Lovelace, Aug. 1, son of Amanda and Larry Lovelace; Lily Kathryn Jones, Sept. 13, daughter of Jeff and Marsha Jones; Morgan Jo Petitt, Sept. 14, daughter of Felicia Wiglesworth and Eddie Petitt Jr.; Jaslyn Brooke Pinson, Aug. 23, daughter of Randall and  Tammy Pinson.
    Seldon Renaker Inn, 113 S. Walnut Street, is now open for business as a full service Bed & Breakfast.

  • Animal Shelter Adopt-A-Thon
  • HCHS Class of 1962