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Today's Features

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Daniel James Bowlin, April 20, son of Chris and Sara Bowlin; Adam Burke Davisson, April 13, son of Eric and Susan Davisson; Bayleigh Katherine Hopkins, May 21, daughter of Billy and Tammy Hopkins; Roger Alexander Love, April 8, son of Cathy and Lonnie Love; Garrett Marshall Price, May 25, son of Eileen and Heath Price.
    Landmark Stone, located on Safety Way, has seen major growth and is expanding. A new warehouse is under construction behind the factory.

  • The Harrison County Board of Education is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.
    Meals will be provided, at a first come, first serve basis, at the following sites through Aug. 4, Monday through Friday from 12-12:30 p.m. each day.
    River Road Ball Park; Berry City Park; Hillside Apartments; Harrison Estates, 1175 Wornall Lane.

  • RICHARDSON, FRANKLIN AND RITCHIE
    The Richardson, Franklin and Ritchie reunion will be held Saturday, July 8, 2017, at the Richardson home place on Peak Lane.
    Meat and utensils furnished, bring covered dish and drink. Lunch served at 12. For information call 859-954-8337 or 859-298-2001.

  • HCHS CLASS OF 1967
    The Harrison County High School Class of 1967 will hold their 50th class reunion on Aug. 19 from 6-11 p.m. at The Hilton Garden Inn in Georgetown, Ky.
    Tickets are $45 per person. Deadline for ticket payment is June 30. Make checks to HC Class of 1967, in care of Wanda Gaunce, 436 Colony Drive, Cynthiana, KY 41031.

  • HCHS CLASS OF 1972
    The Harrison County Class of 1972 will hold its 45-year reunion on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, from 6:30 to 11 p.m. at Ashford Acres Inn, 1801 KY 36 East,  Cynthiana. The cost is $25 per person with an Aug. 1 deadline to pay. No money will be accepted at the door. There will be no refunds after Aug. 10. Payment may be sent to JoLynn Perraut, 2975 New Lair Road, Cynthiana 41031 or dropped off to Becky Paynter at the old courthouse on Main Street.

  • Charles M. ‘Doc’ Swinford and Donna Burton Swinford will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 5, 2017.
    They have five children: Greg (Marilyn) Swinford, Steve (Regina) Swinford, Allen Moody (Tammy) Swinford, Kevin (Tina) Sullivan and Heather Swinford (Jimmy) Morris. They also have eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
    They were married on July 5, 1967. The ceremony was performed by Pastor Merle Farnsworth at the home of Donna’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Burton Sr. of Lawrenceburg, Ky.

  • Have you ever gotten blamed for something you haven’t done?  Most of us have experienced this and it is a dreadful feeling.  Well, there are a great many things we blame erroneously on one thing or another, and lichens are one of them. Lichens, often described as barnacles by worried gardeners, usually show up on woody plants after some sort of thinning or decline has occurred.  They are not the problem only the result of a change in the plant’s environment.

  • The Cynthiana High School Alumni Banquet was held Saturday, June 24 at Cheers with 130 in attendance.
    President Dolly Ritchie, Class of 1956, called the gathering together. The invocation was given by Mary Lou Buckner Barnes, Class of 1957. A delicious dinner was served by Layne Tussey Catering. The Cynthiana Police Department Explorers served the meal.

  • Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles reminds motorists to watch for signs of tampering on motor fuel pumps as credit card thieves gear up for the Fourth of July and the traffic-heavy summer travel season.
    “The Kentucky Department of Agriculture and the law-enforcement community are on the lookout for credit card skimmers, but we depend on you to be vigilant when you fill your gas tank,” Commissioner Quarles said. “If you suspect that a pump has been tampered with, please notify the attendant and call law enforcement or call the department.”

  • 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.

    LAY WITNESS OUTREACH PROGRAM
    Tune in on Saturday mornings to 90.7 fm radio from 8-9:30 a.m. for the Lay Witness Outreach Program. We take song and prayer requests.
    Call 1-800-772-9458 or 1-800-PRAY 4 KY.

    HARRISON COUNTY HYMN SING