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Living

  • Eating for your eyes

    As you age, so do your eyes. Vision problems usually creep up slowly.
    About 16 million people in the U.S. over age 45 report some vision loss.
    But you do have ways to help prevent eye disease, especially age-related macular degeneration, or AMD.
    The Harrison County office of the University of Kentucky Extension Service is holding a program on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 1 p.m. to provide people with information on how they can keep their eyes healthy longer.

  • Harrison County Woman’s Club meets for October luncheon

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met on Friday, Oct. 13 at Cedar Ridge Healthcare Campus for their October luncheon and business meeting. Virgie Wells, president, welcomed members and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    We were very pleased to have Martha Frazier and Vivian Smith join us for the luncheon. Both women are residents at Cedar Ridge.

  • Fall color always there
  • Reunions

    HCHS CLASS OF 1964
    The Harrison County High School Class of 1964 will be having their annual get-together on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. at Biancke’s. This annual event is an informal time to catch up on activities of class members. The meal will be soups (chili and potato), salad, sandwiches, tea and dessert and will cost each person $10. We need to get a count of those who plan to attend, call Ruth Ann Florence Wilson at 859-588-0760 or Donna Navarre at 859-234-1528.
    If you have questions, call Ruth Ann or Donna. Look forward to a good turnout.

  • Girl Scout Troop 776
  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Lauren Taylor Carter, Sept. 21, daughter of Jarrod and Erika Carter; Michael Rees Fuller, Aug. 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael P. Fuller; Lillian Grace Reffett, Oct. 5, daughter of Michael and Laura Reffett; Shelby Carol Oaks, Aug. 29, daughter of Amy Garrison and Steven Oaks; Shanna Renee Moore, Sept. 22, daughter of Jennifer K. VanDeren and David C. Moore II.

  • 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