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  • Autumn in the Kentucky garden

    Jessica H. Sayre,

    Harrison County Extension

    Agent for Horticulture

     

    Autumn is a beautiful time in Kentucky gardens, but it can also be a messy time. The season brings piles of leaves from our trees and spent shoots from our flower beds.

  • Little Feet, Big Feet classroom winners.
  • Reunions

    BCHS CLASS OF 1976

    The 1976 graduating class of Bourbon County High School has set Saturday, Oct. 29 from 6-11 p.m., as the date for their 40th class reunion.

    It will  be held upstairs in the Thyme Cafe annex, across the street from the cafe, at 500 Main St., Paris, Ky.

    A social hour  will  be from 6-7 p.m. and a catered buffet will  be served at 7 p.m. A cash bar will  also be available.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Chloe Nicole Hensley, Aug. 15, daughter of Carolina Nicole Honeycutt and Joseph Lee Hensley; Jeremiah Todd Wade, Sept. 13, son of Matthew Todd Wade and Kristy Williamson Wade; Abby Gayle Bruin, Sept. 29, daughter of Chad and Stephanie Bruin; Chloe Lynn Vance, Sept. 23, daughter of Chad and Emily Vance; Savannah Marie Graham, July 18, daughter of David Nick and Mandie Graham; Lukas Ray Jones, Sept. 19, son of Darcey Jones; Tanner Ryan Stroub, Sept. 11, son of Kevin and April Stroub.

  • Affordable health screenings coming to Cynthiana

    Residents living in and around Cynthiana, Ky. can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. The Harrison County Extension Office will host this community event on Oct. 24. The site is located at 668 New Lair Road in Cynthiana.

    Screenings can check for:

    • The level of plaque buildup in your arteries, related to risk for heart disease, stroke and overall vascular health.

  • Trees from seeds can be a challenge

    Some plants are prolific; some are not.  Dandelion seed floats through the air and disperses far and wide in spring or summer; hundreds of tiny seeds burst from the spent blooms of cleome as a sphinx moth feeds at dusk.   Woody plants can be a bit more elusive.  I have never seen a Serbian spruce spring forth from a fallen cone nor an apple tree emerge from rotten fruit beneath its canopy.  Starting woody plants from seed can be tricky. 

  • Troop 76
  • Want to learn basic embroidery?

    Basic embroidery is going to be taught on Oct. 12 at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office. There is no charge for the class. If you are interested in learning to embroider and have never tried it before, or if you need a refresher course, this is your opportunity. You will need to bring with you a 7” embroidery hoop, embroidery needles and a pair of scissors. If enough interest is shown in this class, an advanced class will be offered at a later date.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Christina Marie Kiskaden, 32, and James Kenneth Mills, 32, married Aug. 28, 2016.

    Rachel Elaine Schalch, 55, and Owen Bradley Roberts, 53, married Sept. 3, 2016.

    Sarah Elizabeth Warmouth, 29, and Buddy Allen Wainscott, 45, married Sept. 3, 2016.

    Stephanie Renee Dampier, 46, and Donald Ray Jackson Jr., 44, married Sept. 9, 2016.

    Courtney Thomas Grannis, 24, and Austin Charles Schroder, 25, married Sept. 10, 2016.

  • Reunions

     HCHS CLASS OF 1964

    The Harrison County High School Class of 1964 will be having their annual get-together on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 6 p.m. at Biancke’s Station. This annual event is an informal time to catch up on activities of class members. The meal will be soup, salad, sandwiches and dessert and will cost each person $9.