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Living

  • Museum Musings

    * Victor Hugo (1802-1885) -- “Winter is in my head, but spring is in my heart.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Emma BreeAnn Wills, Jan. 24, daughter of Ashley and Michael Wills; Jacob Wesley Johnson Van Arsdall, Feb. 6, son of Aaron and Melissa Race Van Arsdall.

  • Girl Scout Troop 2775
  • Potted plants for your Valentine

    Cut flowers are undoubtedly the most popular manifestation of showing your love for someone on Valentine’s Day, but potted flowering plants can do the trick, too.  
    Perhaps the potted bloom has the potential to remind your lover that the sentiment lasts all year … but what does it mean if you can’t get it to bloom again?  
    Is your love doomed? Of course not, but here are some tips just in case.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Sarah Rene Allen, Dec. 16, daughter of Diana Rene Dailey and David Allen; Braden Wayne Harmon, Dec. 27, son of Tara and David Harmon; Lucas Clark Whalen, Jan. 14, son of Chad and Kristin Whalen.
    Ribbon cutting on the new $15 million expansion addition of Harrison Memorial Hospital will be held tomorrow.

  • Kane-Green exchange vows

    Dr. Kala Michele Kane, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Sturdivant of Independence, Ky. and Amos Patton Green, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph P. Green of Somerset, Ky., were united in marriage on Sept. 17, 2016, at the Second Presbyterian Church in Lexington, Ky. Brother Sam Crawford presided.
    Kane is a graduate of Harrison County High School, Cynthiana, Ky., University of Kentucky and University of Kentucky College of Denistry, Lexington, Ky.

  • Harneys to observe 50th anniversary

    George Jr. and Dorothy Harney will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 7, 2017.
    The couple were married on Feb. 7, 1967 at Lair Methodist Church by Otis Fryman.
    The couple has one son, George Harney III, a daughter-in-law, Annette Harney, two granddaughters, Kelsy and Caitlin Harney, and one great-granddaughter, Kailey Volker, and a special niece, Tina Sparks.

  • Woman’s Club of Harrison County meet for January luncheon, next meeting is Feb. 10

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met on Friday, Jan. 13 at Hospice of the Bluegrass for their monthly luncheon. Cheryl Case, president, presided and welcomed members and guests and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    The meal was catered by Layne Tussey and featured ham, Waldorf salad, potato casserole, creamed lima beans and butterscotch dessert. Sonia Frazier offered the blessing of the meal. Frazier also presented spiritual values. She spoke on anxiety and used a reading from Joyce Meyer as the basis for her comments.  

  • Looking forward to the summer vegetable garden

    By Jessica Sayre, County extension agent for Horticulture
    Soon you’ll be receiving seed catalogs for the 2017 vegetable-growing season. While listening to the cold wind blow outside, what a comfort it is to think about spring and summer and planning your garden.
    To make the most of your garden, every aspiring gardener should follow seven steps to have a successful gardening season.
    • Plan your garden on paper before you begin.

  • Skunks are on the move

    It is that time of year again and I am reminded because of the smell and road kill left behind.
    Plus, a strong scent of skunk has been lingering in the pasture this past week; and I got an Instagram video from my niece as she was clearly backing away from a lumbering black and white rodent down by the river.  
    We used to get them circling the house on winter evenings but our livestock guardian dogs’ presence has kept them at bay the last few years.