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Today's Features

  • The Leesburg Homemakers Club met Wednesday, Oct. 19 at the home of Carole Roberts, president. There were eight in attendance which included Sue Burrier, Sheila Jameson, Marian  Anderson, Pat Huff, Juanita Hunt and special guests Benita Peoples and Ann McConnell.
    Burrier presented the lesson on financial affairs which included financial planning for life events from young adult through retirement years. Assessing needs, building savings, getting goals and consumer protection were some of the topics covered by club discussion.

  • September meeting
    The Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met on Tuesday, Sept. 6 at the home of Charlene Dawson. Ten members were present and answered roll call by mentioning a sign we know fall is coming.
    Barbara Snopek announced that the name for former member Pat Esrael had been left off the luminary list for Relay for Life. It will be added next year.
    Rosemary Lucas said that a rose and meal had been delivered to Patsy Barnett during her recent illness.

  • By Jessica Barnes, County extension agent for agriculture & natural resources
    The Harrison County Beef Cattle Association will hold their annual meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 6  p.m. The event will take place at the Harrison County Extension Office.  

  • THURSDAY, Oct. 27
    World Explorers. Thursday, Oct. 27 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. For families with children in Pre-K through 2nd grade. Each month at the public library we will explore a new topic. This session’s topic will be: Literacy. Children and their families will explore the many doors a book opens with the book Chicka Chicka Boom Boom. Pre-registration is encouraged and appreciated.

  • BOURBON COUNTY
    CLASS OF 1976
    The 1976 graduating class of Bourbon County High School will be held Saturday, Oct. 29 from 6-11 p.m.,  upstairs in the Thyme Cafe annex, across the street from the cafe, at 500 Main St., Paris, Ky.

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    By Don Powell, Gideon’s

    Did you know that your body is the temple of God, and the Spirit of God dwells in you?  
    Did you know that Jesus loves you and wants only the best things in this life for you?  
    Did you know that God wants you to keep his temple clean and in good shape?  

  • Every few years I go home.
    Although home for me for the past 25 years has been here in Florida, “home” home is Southern California. My DNA is a combination Valley Girl and the OC.
    Last week I went home to attend my only, and therefore by default, favorite sister’s 40th wedding anniversary party.
    I missed her wedding 40 years ago when I was living in Maine and very, very pregnant with my daughter Alison, who also flew out to California from her home in Maryland, along with my favorite only granddaughter, Caroline.

  • CALVARY ASSEMBLY OF GOD
    Calvary Assembly of God will be giving away free gently used winter coats of all sizes, blankets, gloves and scarves on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 11 a.m. to noon.
    The church is located at 325 Webster Ave. (across from the high school).

    CENTRAL CHRISTIAN CHURCH
    Central Christian Church, located at Second Street and Riggs Avenue, Cynthiana, will have its Fall Festival fun on Monday, Oct. 31, from 6-8 p.m.

  • The Harrison County High School AFJROTC unit held a Bataan Death March Memorial Hike to honor the sacrifices of thousands of soldiers from WWII.
    The 14-mile hike - seven miles on Saturday, Oct. 1, and seven miles on Sunday, Oct. 2 - at Veterans’ Park honored the sacrifice of the thousands of American and Filipino servicemen who died as a result of the Bataan Death March.  This event happened in April 1942, when Japanese forces marched 75,000 captured U.S. and Filipino soldiers 65 miles from the Bataan Peninsula to San Fernando in the Philippines.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Brooklyn Shea Gibson, Sept. 14, daughter of Matthew and Autumn Sadler Gibson; Madison Leigh Giles, July 31, daughter of Ronnie Giles II “RJ” and Lori Giles.
    Judy Construction is working on the form that is part of the bridge construction underway at the Oddville Avenue recreation park. The $253,000 project should take about a month to complete.