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Today's Features

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Logan Preston Boone, Nov. 14, son of Brandi Wyrick and J.P. Boone; Brady Thomas Pensinger, Feb. 13, son of Thomas Ashley and Amy Pensinger; Noah Kristopher Rivera, Feb. 7, son of Rebecca Smith and Kristopher Rivera.
    Harrison County Eastside Elementary School’s newly formed Governor’s Cup team earns second place at the District 70 competition.

  • Scout Mackenzie Watts was born to Chris and Ashton Watts of Cynthiana on Jan. 18, 2017 at Georgetown Community Hospital.
    She weighed 6 lbs. 0.5 oz., and is welcomed by her sister, Scarlett Watts.
    Maternal grandparents are  Todd and Angie Moore of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are James and Janice Watts.
    Great-grandparents are Geneva French and Horst Muller.

  • Donna and I have been blessed to have our grandchildren in the house every week since they were born -- 9-plus years of blessing.
    How much can one person have or endure? We are exhausted from their stays, but the joy they bring and the changes we witness are priceless.  

  • Bryson Tylor Clemons was born to Sydney Clemons of Cynthiana on Feb. 22, 2017 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 7 lbs. 13 oz.

  • I have my orders placed for onion sets and seed potatoes along with some of my favorite summer crops that will be directly seeded in the garden once the temperatures really warm. I can barely stand the wait.
    I have just seeded out several trays of early season vegetables that like a cool start to the season. Kale, broccoli, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts are just beginning to push through the light potting mix.
    My set up is not elaborate; it basically consists of a kit that includes a plastic dome that fits over a seed tray and pan.  

  • 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.

    BERRY COMMUNITY
    The former Berry United Methodist Church has been going through some changes and rebirth over the past few months. It has changed the name of the church to the Berry Community Church and has become a non-denominational church that is founded on the principals of the Bible.

  • * Log Cabin, Nov. 11, 1910 -- “The Cynthiana Electric Light Co. asks that the public will please take notice that beginning on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 1910, this company will give continuous service, which means our wires will be charged with electricity the whole time. Telephone and telegraph men, carpenters, painters, and everyone are hereby notified and cautioned not to handle or interfere with our wires or apparatus in any way during the day or night.” (Previously the electric lines were energized only at night.)

  • Last weekend I finally watched “Whiplash,” the movie with Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons.
    Miles grew up here in Citrus County, and J.K. Simmons is the bald guy in the Farmer’s Insurance commercials and used to be the psychiatrist on “Law and Order”, plus he was in a whole bunch of other stuff.
    The movie focuses on the relationship between Andrew Neiman (Teller), a student drummer at an elite Juilliard-type music school in New York City, and the studio jazz band instructor, Terence Fletcher (Simmons).

  • The Connersville Homemakers Club has been together for a long time.
    The faithful president, Stella Martin, has been a member since 1972 (45 years). She is kind, patient, caring and loves her club. When asked what she thought homemakers is all about, she said ‘sharing and caring,’ and she does.
    Another member, Gladys Williamson, has been a member for 20 years. She is faithful and loves her club.
    The Connersville Club has five active members and three members-at-large. The club meets the first Thursday of each month.