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Today's Features

  • Farm Service Agency Administrator Val Dolcini encourages producers to examine the available U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) crop risk protection options, including federal crop insurance and Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) coverage, before the sales deadline for fall crops.

  • Ale and Jan Turner announce the marriage of their son, Eric Alen Turner, to Samantha Frances Hawtrey, daughter of Tom and Claire Hawtrey of Union, Ky.
    The wedding took place at Ashland Avenue Baptist Church in Lexington, Ky., on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 3 p.m. Pastor David Prince performed the double-ring ceremony.
    The matron of honor was Hannah Calkins. Bridesmaids were Jane Sollberger, Collyn Morgan, Kathleen Bell, Abie White, Elaine Flynn, Laura Ebert, Abby Evans, and Olivia Evans.

  • Tatum Leigh Poynter was born to Darlene and Larry Poynter of Cynthiana on Aug. 10, 2015 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 6 lbs. 1 oz., and is welcomed by her brothers, Shaun and Steven and sister Toshia.
    Maternal grandparents are Granville and Dicie Brewer.
    Paternal grandparents are Doug and Joyce Poynter.

  • Jerry and Ann Brunker celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on Aug. 6, by crossing the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Calif. Before leaving for California, they were honored with dinners by friends and on June 25, a party celebration by their family and friends of Cynthiana.
    The couple was united in marriage by Bro. James B. Smith on Aug. 6, 1965 at Salem Church of Christ.
    Jerry is the son of Mary Lois Brunker and the late Leo Brunker.
    Ann is the daughter of Ruby Lou Dailey McCauley and the late Roscoe H. McCauley.

  • Eddie and Cheryl Persinger will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 28. The ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. on Aug. 28 at Milford Christian Church grounds, Milford, Ky.

  • MULLIGAN
    The descendants of George Lewis (1844-1923), and Mary William Ritchie Mulligan (1850-1943) will hold their annual reunion on Saturday, Sept. 5, at the Harrison County Fairgrounds, 4-H building. The reunion will start at 10 a.m. with a potluck meal at 12:30 p.m. Bring covered dishes, canned goods for food pantry and items for auction.

  • Aletha Thomas of Mount Olivet was recently selected to participate in the 2015 Miss Teen pageant competition that will take place on Sunday, Aug. 30.
    Thomas learned of her acceptance into this year’s competition when the pageant announced their selections following interviewing in the local Preliminary area. Thomas submitted an application and took part in an interview session.

  • (SPM Wire) Pain in your brain can be a real headache. To avoid getting hit with a doozy, consider these easy tips.
    • Drink water. Dehydration causes headaches, and most Americans are not drinking enough water. Drink your eight 8-ounce cups of water every day to drastically lower your risk of getting a headache.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Peyton Clay Fryman, June 6, son of Erik and Ella Fryman; Benjamin Wagner Lawrence, Aug. 5, son of Matthew and Bristal Lawrence; Cassandra Alexis Wilson, Aug. 14, daughter of Tim and Beth Wilson.

  • The families of Chassity Webb and Weston Jenkins announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children.
    Webb is the daughter of Zack and Jennifer Webb, the granddaughter of Tommy and Barbara Mattox and Donald and Ella Webb.
    She is a 2008 graduate from Bourbon County High School and a 2012 graduate from Georgetown College.
    Webb is employed by Paris Physical Therapy.
    Jenkins is the son of Dwayne and Trish Jenkins and the grandson of the late Elmer West Sr. and JoAnn West and Jerry and Jane Ann Jenkins.