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Living

  • ‘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
  • 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 so if you 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.

    COURTNEY

  • Stray seed, hybrids and the mighty Hubbard squash

    I remember meeting a woman at the State Fair years ago that brought in a similar bag of tiny tomatoes. She said the plants were popping up here and there in the garden, not like anything she had ever planted.  
    There is a variety of teeny-tiny tomatoes called red currant tomatoes, but likely her diminutive crop is a cherry tomato hybrid from years past that had reverted back to the wild.  

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Lawson Tyler Allison, June 22, son of John Allison and Miranda Hurst; Skyler James Mullins, June 19, son of Charleen Marie Almeida and James (Jim) Bradford Mullins; Abigail Jalynn Ritchie, May 1, daughter of Stacy Lynn Barnes and James Gregory Ritchie; Eliza Brooke Carter, Aug. 17, daughter of Eli and Tiffany Carter.
    Cynthiana woman will appear on game show, Deal or No Deal, Oct. 3 and 5. Alecia Whitaker-Pace and husband Jerrod Pace were also married in a ceremony paid for by TV talk show celebrity Ellen Degeneres.

  • Museum Musings