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  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: William Aidan Caswell, April 6, son of Martha Caswell Lizer.
    Brian and Michelle Hassall get first look at March 9-16 happenings with the makeover of their new home. The family of four spent a week in Orlando, Fla. while the crews demolished and rebuilt their Harrison County home.
    Grand opening and tour for the renovated old jail will be held next week. A grant provided $75,000 in funding for the renovation.
    Something Simple, 129 E. Pike St., is now open for business.

  • Omega Preceptor Sorority
  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: No births reported this week.
    The Extreme Makeover: Home Edition of the Hassall family, Harrison County, will air April 16 at 8 p.m. on ABC, Channel 36.
    The Harrison County Fiscal Court agreed to sign jail contracts with Grant County and Montgomery County to house local prisoners; approved the sale of 2.724 acres on the Connersville Pike side of the Industrial Park to Lee and Nona Sparks for $35,000. The purchase was not for industrial development.

  • Rigdon-Hamm plan summer wedding

    Tommy and Lottie Hamm announces the engagement and upcoming marriage of their son, Timothy Keith Hamm of Flemingsburg, to Amber Brooke Rigdon of Lexington. Amber is the daughter of Billy and Lisa Rigdon of Foxport.
    A summer wedding is being planned.

  • Woman’s Club of Harrison County holds April luncheon meeting

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met Friday, April 8 at Hospice of the Bluegrass for their monthly luncheon and meeting.  President Cheryl Case presided over the event. Case welcomed members and guests then led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    The luncheon was catered by Layne Tussey. The meal included chicken casserole and dressing, peas, tossed salad with poppy seed dressing, rolls and cherry cobbler. Theresa Martin offered the blessing of the meal.  

  • Indian Creek Homemakers
  • Rhiannon Mae Buckler

    Rhiannon Mae Buckler was born to Kevin and Ramona Buckler of Cynthiana on March 21, 2016 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 7 lbs. 13 oz., and is welcomed by her sisters, Cadence and Cordelia.
    Maternal grandparents are Ronald Hazelbaker and Gina Oakes of Dry Ridge, Ky.; Elmer Taylor of Georgetown, Ky.; and the late Rita Mae Hazelbaker; maternal great-grandparents are Mike and Ramona Zwosta of Hillsboro, Ky.; Mary Lou Hazelbaker of Hillsboro; Nate and Judy Setters of Florence, Ky.; Eva Taylor of Florence and the late John R. Taylor.

  • Lucas to host May Omega meeting

    The Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority met at the home of Linda Root on Monday, April 4. Eleven members answered roll call by saying what they looked forward to the most in spring.  Answers ranged from flowers, more day light, no furnace being on, first golf balls, seed catalogs, and clean windows.

  • Rust travels between host plants

    Last year our serviceberry was afflicted with a whimsical looking disease; the beautiful blue berries that appear in the summer looked like something from a Dr. Seuss book.  
    In a good year the cedar wax wings usually flock in and eat the berries as they ripen, not so last year. The strange, white tubular protrusions that the berries were covered in not only looked funny but they kept the birds away, too.