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Today's Features

  • Samuel Alan Ross was born to Jimmy and Susan (Rainey) Ross of Austin, Texas on Aug. 29, 2013. He weighed 6 lbs. 15 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Joyce and Darryl Rainey of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Margie Rainey, Hildreth and Appie Platt and the late Sam Rainey.
    Paternal grandparents are Gary and Bertha Ross of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Ophelia Ross, the late Marvin Ross, and the late Carlos and Bonna Geoghegan.

  • Grace Lynn Knipper was born to Heather and Derrick Knipper of Cynthiana on Oct. 21, 2013 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs. 14 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Jeff and Shirley Carson of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are the late Peggy and Charlie Carson.
    Paternal grandparents are Donna Webb of Cynthiana and the late Kathleen Knipper; paternal great-grandparents are Janet and Pete Cline and Carolyn and Johnny Brooks.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Clayton Lee and Connor Earl Price, Oct. 27, twin sons of Eileen and Heath Price.
    Concerns, ideas hashed for development of Handy Farm. The city and county governments jointly purchased the 120-acre Oddville Avenue farm at a cost of $660,000. A committee of community leaders and concerned citizens has been meeting to discuss the community’s recreational wants and needs and how the farm would be best developed.
    • Reelfoot Lake on the southwest border of Kentucky was formed in 1811 by an earthquake.

  • By Benita Peoples, Co. ext. agent
    Physical activity, flexibility and meditation allow a person to maintain good health and function and to release stress and tension. On Tuesday, Nov. 26 at 1 p.m. the Harrison County Cooperative Extension Service, 668 New Lair Road, will hold a learning session called “The Mind-Body Connection.”

  • THURSDAY, Nov. 14
    Berry City Commission
    will meet Thursday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.
    Bookmobile.
    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Nov. 14 at Grandview Store from 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Shadylawn, 2:30 p.m.; Parkside, 3 p.m.
    Cynthiana Board of Adjustment will not meet this month due to no items on the agenda.

  • Dustin Wade Pergram was born to Carl and Pamela Pergram on Oct. 5, 2013.
    He weighed 9 lbs. 4 oz. and is welcomed by his sister, Athena and brother, Andrew.
    Maternal grandparents are Paul and Kathy Webber.
    Paternal grandparents are Jeff Pergram and the late Wanda Pergram.

  • The Woman’s Club of Harrison County held its monthly meeting on Friday, Nov. 8. Anna Ruth McLoney welcomed members and presided over the meeting. She led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    Club member Cheryl Case introduced her guest for the luncheon, Brenda Burrier.
    Sonja Frazier offered the blessing of the food and Spiritual Values. She read an inspirational Thanksgiving story from Joy and Laughter by Mary Hollingsworth. Scriptural reading was from the book of Psalms 95:2.

  • The American holly, Ilex opaca, is celebrated for its berries in shades of red, orange and yellow; it’s glossy green foliage and perfectly pyramidal shape.  
    The deciduous holly (Ilex decidua) and the winterberry (Ilex verticillata) lose their leaves but reveal thick clusters of berries along their stems for dramatic winter effect through much of the winter.