Today's Features

  • THURSDAY, Feb. 16
    Harrison County Go Red Celebration. The annual Go Red Celebration will be at the Harrison County Extension Office on Monday, Feb. 20 at 5 p.m. The speaker will be Dr. Matthew Shotwell, HMH Cardiologist. A light dinner will be provided, so you must RSVP by Feb. 16 to the Harrison County Extension Office at 859-234-5510.
    Shoe Sensation Job Fair. Thursday, Feb. 16 from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Shoe Sensations will host a job fair in the community room of the public library.

    The Church of the Advent, 118 N. Walnut St., will be hosting a Pancake Dinner on Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dinner includes: pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon and biscuits.  The meal is free and all are invited. Donations will be accepted.
    The following evening on Wednesday, Feb. 29 there will be an Ash Wednesday Service and Communion at 6:30 p.m. at the Church of the Advent.


  • 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.

  • 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.

  • We often times go around life thinking small. And when we think small we develop a small attitude, small mind set and fail to try to do the BIG things.
    We do that with most things in life. We dream of big houses, big bonuses, big careers, but much of the time that is all it is, a dream. We do not put effort into achieving that which everyone says we cannot do. We settle for less.
    There are a lot of individuals who made a name for themselves because they believed big.
    Abraham Lincoln overcame many setbacks to become the most influential American President.

  • Awhile back, I went to a 12-step meeting with a friend.
    I like to do that occasionally because the things they believe are applicable to anybody, even those who aren’t addicted to any particular substance.
    The first step says, “We admitted we were powerless over alcohol -- that our lives had become unmanageable.”
    I could substitute the words “cake” or “maple syrup,” “approval,” “control” or “fear” for “alcohol” and it would apply to me.

  • THURSDAY, Feb. 9
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

    FRIDAY, Feb. 10
    Unvalentine’s Party Lock-In. Friday, Feb. 10 from 4-8 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library for middle and high school students. Registration is required.

  • 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.

  • 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.