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Today's Features

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Nathaniel Reed Goldey, Aug. 31, son of Jeff and Marireed Goldey; Brooklynn Ann Marie Maybrier, Aug. 20, daughter of Barry Lee Maybrier and Lisandra Ann Carter; Jack Martin Midden, July 30, son of Richard and Maribeth Grubb Midden; Laila Joely Mineer, May 22, daughter of Joe and Michelle Mineer; William Clay Nelson, July 26, son of Scott and Shannon Nelson; John Coletin Edward Sowder, Aug. 24, son of Jeffrey and Sammie Sowder.

  • Don and Barbara Snopek celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this year.
    They were married June 10, 1967 at the Cathedral of Christ the King located in Lexington, Ky. Father George Schumacher officiated the ceremony.

  • Omega chapter of Beta Sigma sorority celebrated Beginning Day on Monday, Aug. 28 at the home of Bonnie Teater. Twelve members were present.
    Social committee members Lois Judy, Judy Judy, Betty Kay McCullough, and Bonnie Teater planned a pot luck salad supper for the evening.  The committee made dessert.
    President Barbara Snopek distributed the new year books. She also gave the officers an information sheet from International describing their duties.
    There were many secret sister thank you’s for surprises and gifts given during the summer.

  • Kaitlyn Elizabeth Gooden, 22, and Tyler Lyon Justice, 23, married Aug. 12, 2017.
    Antonia Amberdawn Abshear, 30, and Robert Allen Stanfield, 42, married Aug. 21, 2017.
    Brianna Elizabeth Gilliam, 23, and Glynden Wilson King, 31, married July 29, 2017.
    Jeanette Blanche Custard, 46, and Larry Eugene Thompson, 48, married Aug. 21, 2017.
    Ashley Noelle Tidrick, 28, and Andrew Lester Johnson, 28, married Aug. 30, 2017.

  • *Cynthiana News, Aug. 8, 1867 -- “The good people of Cynthiana can purchase coal of H.D. Frisbie at as cheap or cheaper rates than can be had at Covington or elsewhere. Mr. F. Can sell coal by the car load or any other way to suit purchasers, and in buying in Cynthiana you save writing, stamps &c. Mr. F. has excellent scales for weighing coal.”

  • The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met on Friday, Sept. 8 at Bluegrass Care Navigators for their monthly luncheon and business meeting. Virgie Wells, president, welcomed members and guests and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    The Woman’s Club is delighted to welcome new member Alice McEwan. She was introduced by Sue Burrier.

  • HCHS CLASS OF 1964
    The Harrison County High School Class of 1964 will be having their annual get-together on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. at Biancke’s. This annual event is an informal time to catch up on activities of class members. The meal will be soups (chili and potato), salad, sandwiches, tea and dessert and will cost each person $10. We need a count of those who plan to attend, therefore, if you plan to attend, call Ruth Ann Florence Wilson at 859-588-0760 or Donna Navarre at 859-234-1528.

  • It looks like we are in a cool weather pattern which got me thinking about some of my orchids and holiday cacti.  
    When attempting to grow tropical plants we are met with the challenge of mimicking their native habitat which is difficult inside our homes; we can allow Mother Nature to take care of some of this, outside, for now.  
    Move some of your orchids, holiday cacti and clivia outdoors for the remainder of the season because we can initiate bud set through managing day length and nighttime temperatures.  

  • By Jessica Sayre, County extension agent for Horticulture
    Many people think that spring is optimum time to take soil samples, but actually fall is a great time for getting your ground’s fertility analysis.

  • JOCKEY REUNION
    The annual Jockey employee reunion will be held on Saturday, Sept. 23, at Flat Run Veterans Park between 1 and 4 p.m.
    Everyone is asked to bring a dish and drink. Plates and silverware will be furnished.
    Everyone is welcome.