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Today's Features

  • The Senate gave approval to a measure prohibiting motor vehicles from being equipped with blue lights, which are distinctively used by law enforcement.  House Bill 74, sponsored by Rep. Donna Mayfield, R-Winchester, seeks to ensure that drivers are able to make a clear distinction between law enforcement and private vehicles, giving them the ability to respond accordingly in appropriate circumstances.

  • Kentucky farmers are reminded that applications for the 2017 Leopold Conservation Award in Kentucky are due by April 1.
    “The Leopold Conservation Award promotes an ethic of voluntary conservation and land stewardship,” Commissioner Quarles said. “It recognizes farmers who go the extra mile to care for their land so that it will care for them in return. We are proud to be a part of this important program.”

  • 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.

    BOYD UNITED METHODIST
    Pauls Ministry Band will perform at Boyd United Methodist Church on Sunday, April 9 at 11 a.m. A potluck meal will be served after the program. Everyone is welcome to attend.

    CYNTHIANA PRESBYTERIAN

  • My whole body quivers as this Dookie, may be the only royal blue fan in the entire commonwealth, strokes these keys. If Duke/UK isn’t bad enough, living in Carolina it was Duke/UNC. Arrogant Tar Heel fans would unscripturally proclaim, “If God isn’t a Tar Heel, why is the sky Carolina Blue?” My take, it is a sense of their false hope.
    Do we put God in a box? Do we define Him by our convenience and whims? Do we see Him in our approving light while He must surely be annoyed with others?

  • A few weeks ago, my pastor’s sermon made me squirm in my seat.
    We’ve been studying the Old Testament book of Exodus. That’s the book that talks about God rescuing the Israelites from their centuries of slavery in Egypt, all the plagues upon the Egyptians, how Moses parted the Red Sea and fed the Israelites with manna -- honey-tasting bread from heaven.
    At one point, Moses meets with God on Mt. Sinai where God gives him two stone tablets with his law written on them.
    God’s law is a gift to his people, my pastor said.

  • 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.