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  • Former Extension agent returns as guest speaker at Tuesday’s Leadership dinner

    By Gary Carter, Co. ext. agent
    The 2014 Harrison County Extension Leadership Event will be held on Tuesday, April 8 in the Harrison County High School cafeteria.  Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. with the program and meal beginning at 6 p.m.

  • Fayette County woman loses $500 to jury duty phone scam

    Better Business Bureau serving Central and Eastern Kentucky is warning of a jury duty phone scam that tricked a Fayette County woman into paying a $500 “fine” for allegedly missing jury duty.
    The woman tells BBB she received a phone call at home Tuesday night from a man identifying himself as an “officer” with the Fayette County Warrant Division.
    He told her she had failed to appear for jury duty and was in contempt of court. He told her she must pay a fine over the phone to avoid being arrested immediately.

  • Antioch-Robinson Homemaker Club meets monthly at Antioch Church

    By Edna Jane Butcher
    The Antioch-Robinson Homemaker Club is one of 13 Homemaker clubs in Harrison County.
    We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at Antioch Mills Christian Church on US 27 North.  
    Members enjoy getting together for fellowship as well as learning new information on various topics from the lessons and min-lessons.  
    We have a Christmas party each year. Instead of exchanging gifts, we give a donation to the Harrison County Food Pantry. We also donate to the 4-H Camp Scholarship fund.  

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Madison Renae Ward, March 19, daughter of John and Ann Ward.
    Harrison County to start drug court. Drug courts are special courts offering substance abuse treatment as an alternative to jail time for non-violent criminal  offenders. This will in the long run prove more cost effective to the county and aid in cutting down on crime. The real purpose of a drug court is to treat addicts and make them productive members of society.

  • Extension Leadership Event will be April 8 at HCHS

    By Gary Carter, Co. ext. agent

    The 2014 Harrison County Extension Leadership Event will be held on Tuesday, April 8 in the Harrison County High School cafeteria.  Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. with the program and meal beginning at 6 p.m.

  • Veterans affairs advisor to be at MCTC/LVC March 27

    Maysville Community and Technical College is recognized as a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs Magazine.  

    Steve Crail, veterans affairs advisor, will be on the Licking Valley Campus to give information about veterans education benefits on Thursday, March 27, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  

  • Ava Louise Furnish

    Ava Louise Furnish was born to Michael and Amy Furnish on Jan. 22, 2014 at The Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East.

    She weighed 7 lbs. 10 oz., and is welcomed by her sister, Karley and brother, John Michael.

  • Project Linus Blanket workday planned for Georgetown March 29

    The North Central Kentucky Chapter of Project Linus invites the community to participate in a blanket workday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 29, at the First United Methodist Church, 1280 Lexington Road, Georgetown.

  • King-Sharp plan May wedding

    Jack L. and Amy C. King of Cynthiana announce the forthcoming nuptials of their daughter, Nicollette Leigh King, to Jared Lee Sharp of Cynthiana, son of Sharon and Jeff Marsh of Cynthiana, and Robert Sharp of Bowling Green, Ky.

  • Homemakers International Dinner planned for March 28

    The Harrison County Homemakers select a country to study each year. This year they chose to study the Philippines. The International Dinner committee has scheduled the dinner for Friday, March 28 at 6 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office.
    Josh Shepherd, a Cynthiana resident who once lived in the Philippines, will be the guest speaker.  The public is welcome to attend this dinner and hear about Josh’s experiences and the culture and people of this country. Traditional Filipino cuisine will be served.