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Today's Features

  • By Mike Bowen, Covenant Presbyterian

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: MacKenzie Brooke Hayes, Dec. 9, daughter of Heather Lee Tolson and Michael Paul Hayes III.
    Harrison County places 11 wrestlers in the HCIWT.
    • An academy to educate Indians of the Choctaw Nation was established at Great Crossings in Scott County, Ky. in 1825 by Col. Richard M. Johnson, later vice-president of the United States.

    25 years ago . . .

  • FRIDAY, Jan. 3
    Bookmobile.
    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Jan. 3 at New Beginnings at 10:30 a.m.; Our Little Miracles, 11 a.m.; Robynwood Heights, 3 p.m.; Edgemont, 3:45 p.m.
    Blood Drive. Friday, Jan. 3 from 1:30-6:30 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office, 668 New Lair Road, in the multi-purpose room.

    MONDAY, Jan. 6

  • FRANKFORT, Ky. – Earlier this year, Outdoor Life magazine picked Kentucky as the nation’s top spot for trophy white-tailed deer.
    The state produced 42 reported entries into the Boone and Crockett Club record book in 2012.
    “We’ve got more hunting opportunities now than we’ve ever had,” said Karen Waldrop, wildlife director for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “And we’re nationally recognized as a deer destination.”

  • By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    Though there has been some general deviations from the 2004 vision plan for Flat Run Veteran’s Park, Parks and Recreation Director Darrell Baxter said that the activities  that the plan outlined are still viable.

     

  • The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met on Dec. 13 for their monthly meeting and Christmas luncheon. Anna Ruth McLoney welcomed members and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance. Cheryl Case offered the blessing of the food. The luncheon was prepared and served by caterer Layne Tussey.

  • The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the home of Karrol Pinney on Dec. 14. Guests and new members were welcomed.
    Melinda Rawlings called the meeting to order. The DAR Ritual and the American Creed were recited, followed by singing of the Star Spangled Banner.
    Minutes of the Nov. 9 meeting were read and approved.
    Alex Barnett, Harrison County Judge Executive, was introduced. We were appreciative and delighted to have him address the meeting. He discussed several topics going on in the county.

  • Every couple of years I like to revisit my father’s favorite Christmas poem inspired by Clement Moore’s famous work ‘Night Before Christmas’.  
    The writer is unknown but he or she certainly was a gardener; and you may even get some last minute gift ideas from its verse.
    Fred Wiche, my father and the first Weekend Gardener, started writing this column years ago, imparting gardening advice and humor.