• Omega chapter welcomes three new members

    Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi had a candle lit ceremony initiating Cheryl Case and Kay Cox into pledge membership on Nov. 4 at the home of Betty Kay McCullough. The ideals of life, learning, and friendship were read from the Ritual book of Beta Sigma Phi. After six months of pledge training, the two pledges will become full members, after a Ritual of Jewels ceremony to be held in the spring.
     Following the opening ritual, roll call was answered by sharing each member’s favorite Thanksgiving dish. Not one person said that it was turkey.

  • Samuel Alan Ross

    Samuel Alan Ross was born to Jimmy and Susan (Rainey) Ross of Austin, Texas on Aug. 29, 2013. He weighed 6 lbs. 15 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Joyce and Darryl Rainey of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Margie Rainey, Hildreth and Appie Platt and the late Sam Rainey.
    Paternal grandparents are Gary and Bertha Ross of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Ophelia Ross, the late Marvin Ross, and the late Carlos and Bonna Geoghegan.

  • Grace Lynn Knipper

    Grace Lynn Knipper was born to Heather and Derrick Knipper of Cynthiana on Oct. 21, 2013 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs. 14 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Jeff and Shirley Carson of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are the late Peggy and Charlie Carson.
    Paternal grandparents are Donna Webb of Cynthiana and the late Kathleen Knipper; paternal great-grandparents are Janet and Pete Cline and Carolyn and Johnny Brooks.

  • Sunrise Homemakers
  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Clayton Lee and Connor Earl Price, Oct. 27, twin sons of Eileen and Heath Price.
    Concerns, ideas hashed for development of Handy Farm. The city and county governments jointly purchased the 120-acre Oddville Avenue farm at a cost of $660,000. A committee of community leaders and concerned citizens has been meeting to discuss the community’s recreational wants and needs and how the farm would be best developed.
    • Reelfoot Lake on the southwest border of Kentucky was formed in 1811 by an earthquake.

  • Mind Body Connection to be offered at Extension office

    By Benita Peoples, Co. ext. agent
    Physical activity, flexibility and meditation allow a person to maintain good health and function and to release stress and tension. On Tuesday, Nov. 26 at 1 p.m. the Harrison County Cooperative Extension Service, 668 New Lair Road, will hold a learning session called “The Mind-Body Connection.”

  • Democratic Woman's Club
  • Dustin Wade Pergram

    Dustin Wade Pergram was born to Carl and Pamela Pergram on Oct. 5, 2013.
    He weighed 9 lbs. 4 oz. and is welcomed by his sister, Athena and brother, Andrew.
    Maternal grandparents are Paul and Kathy Webber.
    Paternal grandparents are Jeff Pergram and the late Wanda Pergram.

  • Woman’s Club of Harrison County holds November meeting

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County held its monthly meeting on Friday, Nov. 8. Anna Ruth McLoney welcomed members and presided over the meeting. She led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    Club member Cheryl Case introduced her guest for the luncheon, Brenda Burrier.
    Sonja Frazier offered the blessing of the food and Spiritual Values. She read an inspirational Thanksgiving story from Joy and Laughter by Mary Hollingsworth. Scriptural reading was from the book of Psalms 95:2.

  • Female holly needs male pollinator

    The American holly, Ilex opaca, is celebrated for its berries in shades of red, orange and yellow; it’s glossy green foliage and perfectly pyramidal shape.  
    The deciduous holly (Ilex decidua) and the winterberry (Ilex verticillata) lose their leaves but reveal thick clusters of berries along their stems for dramatic winter effect through much of the winter.