• Deer runt or Wiley coyote

    It’s 3 a.m. and Finca the Great Pyrenees is barking in earnest outside our bedroom window.  
    When you have livestock guardian dogs you learn quickly when a bark really means something. In my sleepy stupor I am thinking it is deer but I got up to investigate to be certain it wasn’t anything more menacing to our ewes and lambs.  
    I neglected to grab my glasses off of the nightstand so ultimately the origin of the raucous noise remains a mystery.

  • Jase McCauley Thornberry

    Daniel and Mandy Thornberry of Paris, Ky.,  announce the arrival of their son, Jase McCauley Thornberry, born Oct. 30, 2013.
    He weighed 9 lbs.
    Maternal grandparents are Chester and Rose McCauley of Cynthiana, Ky.
    Paternal grandparents are Norma Thornberry of Lexington, Ky. and the late Danny Thornberry.

  • Mason Jo Nance

    Mason Jo Nance was born to Nikki Harney and Chasity Reed of Cynthiana on Nov. 1, 2013 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 7 lbs. 9 oz., and is welcomed by his brothers Chase and Mikaha,
    Grandparents are Madline Harney and Sally Jo Whirles, and the late Janet Holland, all of Cynthiana.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Cheyenne Thomas Cole, Nov. 8, daughter of David and Kayla Cole.
    Flu shots running short for Harrison County according to Wedco District Health Department.

  • Hatfield earns Tiny Wee Miss Kentucky title

    Olivia Marie Hatfield, daughter of Josh and Dr. Jennifer Hatfield of Corbin, Ky., was named Tiny Wee Miss Kentucky at the pageant on Saturday, Nov. 16.
    Hatfield competed against other 3 year olds from across the state. She qualified as a state entry by winning the preliminary at her area pageant held in Corbin.
    She now holds three titles for 2013 including: Tiny Miss Redbud Festival, Tiny Miss Tri-County and Tiny Wee Miss Kentucky.
    She is the granddaughter of Betsy Haley and Myron Hatfield and the great-granddaughter of Lula Thomas.

  • LVC offers nursing students OB clinical experience with simulation model

    The Licking Valley Campus nursing students are in their obstetrical rotations this semester.
    As part of their rotation, they are assisting with the delivery of an infant in the college’s simulation lab.  
    Many times it is difficult to get OB clinical experience due to the time of deliveries and the timing of clinical days.  

  • FBLA celebrates American Enterprise with a wax museum

    On Nov. 18 FBLA members from Business Management and Accounting courses presented an Entrepreneural Wax Museum to sixth-eighth grade students in Mrs. Reeves Career Courses at the Harrison County Middle School.

  • McCauley’s to observe 73 year anniversary

    Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. McCauley (Jack and Nora), will celebrate 73 years of marriage on Dec. 8.
    The couple were married on Dec. 8, 1940 at the home of Bro. McGarvey Lenox in Pendleton County.
    They have one son, David Cordray McCauley (Peggy), four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren and two step great-great-grandchildren.

  • Fulton-Midden exchange vows

    Julia Muse Fulton and Donald Peter Midden were united in holy matrimony on Oct. 26, 2013, at 1:30 p.m.  Father Vernon Hogan officiated the double-ring ceremony in Fleming County, Ky. at St. Charles Catholic Church.
    Members of the wedding party included: Sheila Clifford, maid of honor; John Midden, best man; Taylor Fryman, junior bridesmaid; Sara Fryman, flower girl; and Michelle Fulton, guest register. Wesley T. Fulton and Garrett Hitch served as ushers. Pat Atherton provided the music.
    The couple has four children and five grandchildren.

  • Museum Musings

     -- “Let us give thanks to God. . .Nature is beautiful and fellowmen are dear, and duty is close beside us, and God is over us and in us.”
     -- “We are pleased to be able to communicate to our subscribers, and through to the balance of the citizens of Harrison County, that the county court met on Wednesday last and unanimously voted for a copper roof on the new Court House. This is wisdom. It is just exactly what they should have done long ago.”