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Today's Features

  • Amber Faye Basham, 21, and Mason Kent Hutchison, 25, married March 3, 2017.
    Jessica Anne Fincham, 42, and Christopher Michael Riddle, 30, married March 11, 2017.
    Stephanie Rose Fore, 36, and Jorge Chale Goldschmied, 27, married March 1, 2017.
    Jessica Nicole Morgan Turner, 28, and Jonathan Eugene Brooks, 34, married March 12, 2017.

  • Curry Homemakers was formed in 1947 by a couple of ladies by the name of Vannie L. Harrison and Ada Ray Ecklar. The Harrison County Extension Homemakers Association was formed in 1946, so Curry was one of the first clubs organized in Harrison County. Curry Homemaker Club is just one of the 13 individual clubs in the county, plus two specialty clubs for quilting and gardening.

  • I do not worry about any perfection in our “lawn” around the house. It largely blends in to the pastures we graze sheep and poultry. However, we do need to spot seed from time to time to recover heavy use areas and round bale feeders.

  • Rick Fryman, Exalted Ruler, Cynthiana Elk’s, awarded the Citizen of the Year award to Tomi Jean Clifford for her outstanding work with the community through the Cynthiana Chamber of Commerce at the March 16 Elk’s meeting.

  • * John Updike -- “March - The sun is nervous as a kite that can’t quite keep its own string tight. Some days are fair, and some are raw. The timid earth decides to thaw...The mud smells happy on our shoes. We still wear mittens, which we lose.”

  • The Cynthiana Chapter NSDAR met at the home of Jane Whitehead on March 11.
    Acting Regent Whitehead welcomed members and guest,Sharon Withers. The “DAR Ritual,” “The Pledge of Allegiance,” 1’The American’s Creed,” “The Preamble to the Constitution,” and the “Daughter’s Pledge,” were recited,followed by the singing of the “Star Spangled Banner.”

  • THURSDAY, March 23
    Historical Society. The Harrison County Historical Society will meet March 23 at 7 p.m. at the Bluegrass Hospice Care Navigators, 1317 U.S. Hwy. 62 East, (enter at rear door entrance, first room to the left). Martin Schadler, the Aviation Museum of Kentucky, will present a program about Kentuckians contributions in aviation with highlights of aviators in their Hall of Fame. This includes several Harrison Countians.

  • I was at the movies the other evening and viewed the upcoming films that would soon arrive. One particular summer film by Warner Brothers caught my attention, Dunkirk. This movie is a true story of one of the most remarkable miracles of World War II. This miracle is beloved and cherished by those who are aware of what happened in a little French fishing village in 1940.

  • CITY ON A HILL
    City on a Hill evening services are held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.; Sunday services are at 10:30 a.m. and at 6 p.m.
    Services are held at the Center at 201 N. Second St., Berry, Ky.
    For more information call 859-954-1573 or 859-954-0579.

    BOYD UNITED METHODIST
    Pauls Ministry Band will perform at Boyd United Methodist Church on Sunday, April 9 at 11 a.m. A potluck meal will be served after the program. Everyone is welcome to attend.

    CALVARY ASSEMBLY
    OF GOD

  • A number of years ago I got a phone call from a reader with a request.
    He said he was 90 years old and had outlived two wives, yet he wasn’t sure he knew what real love is and he hoped that I could explain it.
    I don’t know if he’s still one of my readers -- I haven’t heard from him since that one time. But if he is, here’s my best answer to his question:
    When I was in middle school, I loved red-haired Paul Minardi with all my 13-year-old heart. We passed notes in class and he walked me to homeroom, carrying my books.