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Today's Features

  • When I first started thinking about writing an article to do with stewardship, I thought about the churched folks, dechurched folks and the unchurched folks.
    My thought was “What is the first thing each one will think about when they hear the word stewardship?”
    So I conducted a poll of 100 random people asking the question, “What is the first word that comes to your mind when you hear the word stewardship?”

  • Recently, a friend told me about the nose prints on her front window.
    “I’ve been pressing my face against the window, watching and waiting for my daughter to come home,” she said.
    After being away for a number of years, and after the worst possible year of her life thus far, she’s coming home for a time of respite and healing, starting over, starting fresh.
    However, at least as I write this, she’s not home yet.

  • For just a few short weeks each year, strawberries are abundant. They’re juicy, sweet and, yes, even succulent. They can be found at grocery stores everywhere. But, according to one local strawberry farmer, the best of the much-loved berries are locally grown.
    “They’re picked ripe,” Cynthiana farmer Butch Case said. “They’re sweeter than strawberries that come from California or Florida.”

  • THURSDAY, May 28
    Women’s Book Group.
    Thursday, May 28 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The book for discussion will be Postmistress by Blake.
    Harrison County Historical Society will meet May 28 at 7 p.m. at Hospice of the Bluegrass, 1317 US Hwy. 62 E. Enter by the rear entrance in the meeting room, first room to the left. Impersonations of historic Americans and American historical events will be enacted by students from Eastside and Northside Elementary Schools history clubs.

  • On April 27, Beta Sigma Phi celebrated Founders’ Day and Honors’ Night at the Cynthiana Christian Church. Those that attended enjoyed a meal and awards were presented.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Braydon Scott Thomas Gaunce, April 27, son of Scott and Tina Gaunce; Clifford Todd McIlvain, April 29, son of Kim and Jenny McIlvain; Emma Marie Wedding, April 25, daughter of Nathan and Misti Wedding.
    A 1952 Harrison County High School class ring unearthed after missing for 40 years. A Lexington, Ky. woman found the ring while digging in her garden on Judy Lane in Lexington. The ring was returned to the rightful owner.

  • By Jessica Barnes, County extension agent for Horticulture
    Remember how much fun it was to chase fireflies when you were young? Once you caught a firefly, you would hold it in your hand to watch the flickering light for a few moments and then release it unharmed to fly away.

  • Charlotte Helena Frii, 40, and Justin Scott Carr, 25, married May 1, 2015.
    Kasi Lee Morris, 22, and David Lee Luellen, 23, married May 9, 2015.
    Tammy Sue Noble, 43, and James Robert Jones, 57, married May 9, 2015.
    Haleigh Brooke Bowling, 18, and Corey Keaton Ward, 25, married May 8, 2015.
    Jaime Clarissa Rueger, 48, and David Scott Foster, 45, married May 16, 2015.
    Donna Cum Utley, 75, and George Voight Dietz, 73, married Mary 16, 2015.

  • THURSDAY, May 21
    Drop in Lego Event. Thursday, May 21 from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

    FRIDAY, May 22
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, May 22 at New Beginnings at 10:30 a.m.; Our Little Miracles, 11 a.m.; Robynwood Heights, 3 p.m.; Edgemont, 3:45 p.m.