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Today's Features

  • There are certain trees that consistently remain my favorites.  
    When I think about their common characteristics, one thing stands out: the bark.  Interesting bark is always there, whether the tree is leafing out, blooming or showing dramatic fall color.  
    Bark remains constant whether the tree is good, bad, pretty or ugly.  
    Bark has become one of those things we look to when deciding on what to plant, but have you ever thought about the function of bark?  

  • The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) administers the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), a federal program that provides technical and financial assistance to land users to address natural resource concerns. NRCS is asking for local input for the fiscal year 2013 program.

  • Harrison County Girl Scout Troops 36, 24, 1576 and a sister troop from Louisville, Ky., enjoyed the weekend at Camp Cardinal Oct. 26-28. The girls earned their Cooking and Ecology badge. Attending were: front row, from left, Kaitlin Barry, Felicia Whalen, Laurynn Miracle, Julia Cinnamon; second row, Katie Coghill, McKinley Fain, Kassidi Snapp, Taylor Hunt, Brooklyn Fryman, Faith Fryman; back row, Autumn Colvin, Leaha Wilson, Gracie Hughes, Delana Hooper and Lucy Barry.

  • Sarah Renee Barton, center, received the Licking Valley Business and Professional Women’s $300 High School Student Sponsorship for college. Barton will be attending Maysville Community College this fall. She attended a luncheon in her honor and Carla Harney, past president, left, and Mary Ann Lee, president, presented Barton with a check and a certificate on behalf of the LVBPW Organization. Barton was also informed that she is now a member of the LVBPW Organization. The organization will pay for the first year of her State dues.

  • The Curry Homemaker Club traveled to Georgetown this past summer for a meal at the Wilshire Restaurant. After the meal, members toured historic Ward Hall, Georgetown.

  • Samantha Rae Hargis, 24, and Bradley Wayne Tracy, 26, married July 8, 2012.
    Phebie Chapman, 28, and Billy Lester Jr., 27, married Oct. 31, 2012.
    Kathy Lucille Brown Turner, 49, and Patrick Glen McCall, 46, married Oct. 21, 2012.
    Megan Marie Crouse, 28, and Elwyn Blane Reed, 21, married Oct. 20, 2012.
    Lauran Danielle Insko, 22, and James William Spencer, 37, married Oct. 29, 2012.
    Mary Todd Seaman, 23, and Joe Derek Ashbrook, 24, married Oct. 27, 2012.
    Cynthia Jean Mastin, 41, and William Lee Poe, 47, married Oct. 22, 2012.

  • The Mary Henson Circle of Elmarch United Methodist Church hosted a Thanksgiving lunch on Tuesday, Nov. 6. The tables were decorated with fall arrangements and Pauline Copes, president, welcomed everyone and led in prayer. Pastor Jeff Jackson gave the blessing for the meal.
    Nikki Richie and Doris Fryman sang several songs and Diana White played the piano. Joyce Courtney was the guest speaker.
    After lunch the business meeting was called to order by Copes.
    Shut-in for November is Ruth Spires.

  • On Oct. 23, Licking Valley Business & Professional Women’s Organization held their annual National Business & Professional Women’s Week Award dinner to honor various Licking Valley women and a business for the year 2012. The dinner was held at The Vault Restaurant, located in the Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce building, on the corner of Pike and Main Street.
    Three Local/State honored were:

  • THURSDAY, Nov. 15
    Walmart Black Friday Raffle. Cynthiana Rotary Club’s second annual Walmart Black Friday raffle is happening now. Tickets are $5 each and the drawing will be held on Thursday, Nov. 15.
    Twilight Scene It? Game Day. Thursday, Nov. 15 at 4 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Come test your Twi-Hard Knowledge for a chance to win a copy of the first movie and other prizes.

  • THURSDAY, Nov. 15
    Walmart Black Friday Raffle. Cynthiana Rotary Club’s second annual Walmart Black Friday raffle is happening now. Tickets are $5 each and the drawing will be held on Thursday, Nov. 15.
    Twilight Scene It? Game Day. Thursday, Nov. 15 at 4 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Come test your Twi-Hard Knowledge for a chance to win a copy of the first movie and other prizes.