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  • Connersville Mills
  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Tiffany Suzanne Berryman, Dec. 29, daughter of James Berryman and Marianne McKee.
    Harrison Memorial Hospital’s board of directors has decided to keep the local facility independent. HMH began negotiations with other larger health care systems with the idea of being able to provide wider, collaborative health care in Harrison County. The board established a planning committee to review the options for HMH, which was established in 1906.

  • Plan ahead for spring garden

    Plant and seed catalogs will be jamming the mailbox any day now.  
    I always feel like January ushers in a clean slate for the garden: Optimism abounds among fresh ideas and promises never to repeat a crop-busting mistake are sharp in my memory.  
    Sometimes the slate stays clean; sometimes it doesn’t.  Either way the next couple of months can be used to plan and prepare for the next growing season.  

  • Hardins to observe 50th anniversary

    Tommy and Jean Hardin will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 10. They were married Jan. 10, 1964 at the home of the Rev. Ulli Herron with the Rev. Herron officiating the ceremony.
    The couple has two sons, Tom (Cindy) Hardin and Jerry (Michelle) Hardin, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
    Tommy is retired from 3M and Jean is a semi-retired homemaker. They continue to farm while enjoying their retirement.

  • Lucas hosts 13 at December Omega meeting

    Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi celebrated “Christmas in the country”  with a dinner at the home of Rosemay Lucas on Dec 2.
    Thirteen members attended this activity at the festively decorated house. Guest for the evening was Cassie Lucas.

  • Museum Musings

    * “A new year is a magic chest. The gift of time is in it. So guard it well and do not lose one precious golden minute.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Taylor Grace Edwards, Dec. 8, daughter of Jennifer and Jason Edwards; Audra Ann Whalen, Jan. 1, daughter of Dawn Logsdon and David Whalen.
    Trilogy approved to move the 38 skilled bed facility from Harrison Memorial Hospital to a new building on Oddville Avenue, on a certificate of need.
    Toyota Motor Manufacturing presents a $2,500 check to the City of Cynthiana for a picnic shelter at the new park in Cynthiana.

    25 years ago . . .

  • Marriage Licenses

    Dana Christine Beagle, 24, and Walter Glenn Underwood Jr., 28, married Nov. 15, 2013.
    Britney Ann Loomis, 25, and Adam Nathaniel Northcutt, 35, married Nov. 16, 2013.
    Sarah Elizabeth McNees, 21, and Charles Lewis Jones, 25, married Nov. 23, 2013.
    Connie Sue England, 58, and Donald Powell, 66, married Nov. 29, 2013.
    Evelyn LaFaye Stone, 51, and Mark Laverne Gross, 47, married Nov. 30, 2013.
    Jessica Michelle Fryman, 27, and Ronald Keith Beagle, 43, married Dec. 4, 2013.

  • Harrison ATC
  • Harrison County poet starts blog: Country Traffic Jam

    Bill McCann, the Roxford Poet, has started a poetry blog on Blogspot.com at the address roxfordpoet.blogspot.com. McCann, who lives on the 12 acre Roxford Farm near Corinth in northern Harrison County writes poetry inspired by places and spaces in Grant and Harrison Counties including barns, churches, homes, road, vistas, cemeteries, pets and wildlife.