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Today's Features

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Lawson Tyler Allison, June 22, son of John Allison and Miranda Hurst; Skyler James Mullins, June 19, son of Charleen Marie Almeida and James (Jim) Bradford Mullins; Abigail Jalynn Ritchie, May 1, daughter of Stacy Lynn Barnes and James Gregory Ritchie; Eliza Brooke Carter, Aug. 17, daughter of Eli and Tiffany Carter.
    Cynthiana woman will appear on game show, Deal or No Deal, Oct. 3 and 5. Alecia Whitaker-Pace and husband Jerrod Pace were also married in a ceremony paid for by TV talk show celebrity Ellen Degeneres.

  • Reesa Ann Marshall, 27, and Jared Clay Morrison, 27, married Aug. 19, 2017.
    Laura Kaye Bryant, 27, and Derek Allen Bowser, 25, married Sept. 2, 2017.
    Emily Nicole Newman, 18, and Michael Lee Stanley, 19, married Aug. 11, 2017.
    Sadie Mae Switzer, 24, and Joshua Lee Yarber, 23, married Sept. 2, 2017.
    Christy Louise Wagoner, 42, and Terry Wolford, 51, married Sept. 12, 2017.
    Davina Renee Fryman, 36, and William David Morris, 28, married Sept. 9, 2017.
    Barbara Ann Ingram, 49, and Peter Vernon Grimm, 53, married Sept. 16, 2017.

  • Thirty years ago, if you mentioned soil science, compost, vermiculture or mycorrhizal fungi to the average gardener they would have scratched their head and laughed.  
    Today these are words that gardeners are beginning to understand and take seriously as they learn the value of adding organic matter to their gardens.  
    You can buy organic matter or you can generate it yourself … you likely have all the tools you need already.

  • 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 to get 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.

  • THURSDAY, Sept. 28
    Harrison County Historical Society will meet on Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Bluegrass Hospice Care Navigators, 1317 U.S. Hwy. 62 East. George R. Karvel, Ph. D., will discuss and sign his book The Kentucky Raider, which tells of General John Hunt Morgan’s Kentucky raids in context with Union General Edward Hobson’s capture and his order book that Dr. Karvel has in his possession.

  • It was one of the post-Irma, pre-power-turned-back-on days and my husband and I were at a local restaurant for dinner.
    A man sitting next to us recognized me as “the lady from the newspaper,” and we started talking about the hurricane we had just survived and how God had spared us.
    The man confessed that he wasn’t a regular churchgoer, maybe went four or five times a year, but he was for sure going to go to church that Sunday.
    “God answered the prayers of people who prayed,” he said.

  • By Dr. Ted Beam,
    Guest columnist
    First United Methodist
    When God called Abraham to pray for Sodom and Gomorrah, recorded in Genesis 18, what was at stake? The salvation of the entire communities.
    When God sent Jonah to preach in Nineveh what were the stakes? The salvation of the entire community.
    When Ezra prayed for safe travel, recorded in Ezra 8, where was God sending him? God was sending Ezra to rebuild the religious activity and commitment of the city of Jerusalem.