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  • New horticulture agent is ‘breath of fresh air’ for county

    Jessica Barnes has had a busy summer – graduating from the University of Kentucky in May, getting married in June and starting her new job as horticulture agent for the Harrison County Extension Office in July.
    The Connersville native started as an intern in the summer of 2013 under Gary Carter, the agriculture and natural resources agent for the Extension office. Quickly she learned that she was needed as people began to ask her questions about their plants.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Luke Allen Bearickx, June 27, son of Burt Allen and Jennifer Ellen Bearickx; James David (J.D.) Tucker, July 16, son of Bobby and Kelly Tucker.

  • Riggins has Yard of the Month

    The Yard of the Month winner for August is Lillian Riggins on Hicks Road.  This yard has the “wow” factor.  

    Lillian’s gardens are very unique with rock works, recycled lawn decorations and a pleasing mix of annuals and perennials blooming in sequence.  

  • Birth notice

    Burley Russell Barnes was born to Mark Stewart and Michelle Stipe Barnes on Feb. 5, 2014.

    Maternal grandparents are Tony and Goldie Stipe.

  • Leets to celebrate 50th anniversary

    Robert “Bob” and Marianne Leet of Mount Olivet, will be celebrating their 50th anniversary on August 10, 2014.

    Mr. and Mrs. Leet were married on August 19, 1964 by W.W. Bentley at Pisgah Baptist church in Fairview, KY. 

  • Burns-Ott wed June 23 in Ohio ceremony

    Melissa Burns and David Ott of Mansfield, Ohio, were married Monday, June 23,  with James Pierce, minister, presiding.

    The bride is the daughter of Allen and Virgie Burns of Cynthiana. The groom is the son of Fred Ott of New Paltz, New York and the late Ann Ott.

  • Banfields to observe 50th wedding anniversary

    Doug and Carol Banfield were married on July 25, 1964. They will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip later this year.

  • Mullens celebrate 40th anniversary

    Billy Joe and Connie (Taylor) Mullen celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on July 13.
    The couple have three children: Angie (Scotty) Hay, David (Joyce Ann) Mullen, and Melissa (Kenneth) Perkins. The couple enjoys spending time with their seven grandchildren: Makenzie Perry, Christopher Hay, Shelby and Austin Mullen, and Joseph, Taylor and Emily Perkins.
    Besides spending time with their friends and family the couple also enjoys gardening, woodworking and traveling and reside in Leeslick.

  • Kinneys renew vows on 50th anniversary

    Dale and Diane Kinney recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple was married on June 27, 1964 at Sunrise Christian Church with Don Wells officiating the ceremony.
    The Kinneys have two children: Jeff and April and are blessed with five grandchildren.
    On the date of their golden anniversary, Dale and Diane renewed their vows at a special family location. On June 29, a surprise celebration was held in their honor at Indian Creek Christian Church with many family and friends in attendance.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Tracy Aimison Nakkole Wills, June 29, daughter of Laura Ashley Coy and Michael Anthony Wills.
    Father John Sterling welcomed as the new priest at St. Edward Catholic Church.
    CT scanner in 3-D now available at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    Farmers National Bank in Berry, Ky., was the scene of a robbery early last Thursday morning.
    Johnson-McDaniel Furniture and Appliance, 122 S. Walnut St., will be holding a grand re-opening starting Friday with a new selection of quality hardwood furniture.