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  • Millersburg Garden Club begins new year

    Millersburg Garden Club members gathered at the Wallis House on Thursday, March 10, for their first meeting of 2016. Co-Presidents, Sharon Helphinstine and Marilyn Wells conducted the meeting, which included information about the upcoming Garden Club of Kentucky Convention at General Butler State Park, and the need for volunteers to help with several ongoing and new projects.  

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Marcella Anne Bearickx, Dec. 19, daughter of Burt and Jennifer Gloy Bearickx; Rylee Tyler Brooks, Dec. 19, son of Crystal Hensley and Timothy  Brooks; Preston David Fryman, Feb. 17, son of Erica Wiglesworth and David Fryman; Leland Myles Hernandez, March 1, son of Monica Hernandez and Marcus Luvati; Carsen Andrew Marshall, Feb. 1, son of Jason and Ginni Marshall; Lily Emerson Moses, Feb. 10, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Stephen Moses.

  • Connersville Mills donation
  • Starting seeds indoors

    I have my orders placed for onion sets and seed potatoes along with some of my favorite summer crops that will be directly seeded in the garden once the temperatures really warm.
    I can barely stand the wait.  
    I have just seeded out several trays of early season vegetables that like a cool start to the season. Kale, broccoli, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts are just beginning to push through the light potting mix.

  • Remember your finances while spring cleaning

    Many people have an annual spring cleaning routine which includes washing windows, cabinets and woodwork. This year take time to also “clean-up” your financial records. Sort through your financial paperwork, and identify old statements which can be shredded or thrown away. Remember, it is always a good idea to shred any paperwork that contains personal information, especially bank account, credit card or other financial information. 

  • Museum Musings

    * Log Cabin, May 4, 1901 -- “Mrs. Sudie Ewalt, agent for the Home Steam Laundry, this week received a handsome new laundry wagon and will call and deliver laundry promptly anywhere in town.”

  • Landon Paul Harding

    Landon Paul Harding was born to Chad Harding and Shanna Cole of Cynthiana on Feb. 29, 2016 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz., and is welcomed by his brothers, Conner and Jayce Harding.
    Maternal grandparents are Julie and Randy Cole (Roger and Glenda Cole) of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are the late Randall Cole, the late Patsy Wilson and William Jett.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Hadley Mae  Adams, Feb. 1, daughter of Tim and Amanda Adams; Chase Wayne Hall, March 1, son of Monica Kvale and Jerry Hall; Sarah Abbalee Lakes, Feb. 24, daughter of Skip and Susan Lakes; Carson Andrew Marshall, Feb. 1, son of Jason and Ginni Marshall.
    Construction has begun on a shelter at the Oddville Avenue recreation park by volunteers of Indian Creek Christian Church. The shelter is located on the hill adjacent to the flagpole and Handy House.

  • Early spring bloomers

    True to most springs in Kentuckiana, one day is sunny and warm, the next cloudy and cold.
    It’s an anxious time of the year for most gardeners as we watch the sun coax open a little patch of crocus or catch sight of an old landscape filled with waves of blooming white snow drops.  
    Must we wait for the forsythia to bloom as we pray for warmth?  No, there are plenty of other early bloomers to keep us content until spring truly arrives.

  • Tobins to be honored on 50th anniversary

    Tom and Rita Tobin will be celebrating 50 years of marriage with a reception on March 13 at 1:30 p.m. at the KFB building.
    Come join in wishing them congratulations for their golden anniversary.