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Today's Features

  • * Log Cabin, Jan. 14, 1910 -- “At the rink Tuesday night, Mamie Jett was awarded the prize for the best lady skating. There were six young ladies tied for the prize, and Tuesday night, Jett proved the winner. She was presented with a season ticket to the rink.”

  • We had our Scag mower serviced a few weeks back. She suffered from some sort of oil leak all summer and looked a little weary and unkempt so I felt a bit negligent when I dropped her off.
    Taking care of your lawn and garden equipment was something that was pounded into my world view of farm responsibilities when I was growing up.  

  • Maria Natalia Lopez Chavez, 28, and Omar Barajas Ponce, 30, married Dec. 10, 2012.
    Stephanie Stone Picklesimer Estes, 57, and James Claud Wilson, 63, married Dec. 12, 2012.
    Angelica Dawn Boone, 19, and Jeffery Wayne Mosley, 22, married Dec. 15, 2012.
    Anita Lee Gunsauley, 36, and Kenneth Joe Spencer, 54, married Dec. 17, 2012.
    Carolyn Joy Cole Chambers, 65, and Curtis Chambers Jr., 66, married Dec. 19, 2012.
    Deborah Marie Fryman, 41, and Charles Allen Carson, 50, married Dec. 23, 2012.

  • • Cloth Basket – Jan. 14, 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., deadline Jan. 7. Cost is $5. Location – Harrison County Extension Office.
    • Sock and Felt Snowman – Jan. 28, 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., deadline Jan. 22. Cost is $2 each. Location – Harrison County Extension Office.
    • Quilt Club – Fourth Wednesday of each month at 9 a.m at the Extension Office. If no school, no club meeting.
    • Gourd Patch Club – Jan. 15 at 10 a.m. at the Extension Office.

  • Alondra Barbara Renee Scott was born Dec. 5, 2012 to Chadwick Harrison Thomas Scott and Danielle Clara Ross. She weighed 7 lbs. 9 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Daniel and Cindy Ross; great-grandparents are George and Joan Howick and Stan Ross and the late Barbara Ross.
    Paternal grandparents are Shannon Renee Napier; great-grandparents are Grover and Sheena Scott.

  • Ma’Layah Ray Pennington was born to Melissa Koutz and Brandon Pennington of Cynthiana, on Jan. 2, 2013 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 5 lbs. 14 oz., and is welcomed by her sister Mallory Welte.
    Maternal grandparents are Mary Brown and David Koutz of Nashville, Tenn.; maternal great-grandparent is Frances Anderson of Nashville.
    Paternal grandmother is Michelle Stratton of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Mary and Gary Cain and Roberta Williams.

  • Omega Preceptor chapter of Beta Sigma Phi started the new year by meeting at the home of Rosemary Lucas on Jan. 7. There were 10 members to open the meeting by repeating the opening ritual. the question for roll call was ‘Other than your children, what do you feel your greatest accomplishment has been?’
    Plans were made to host the All Chapters Social at the Vault later in the month. Invitations have been extended to the other three chapters in Cynthiana.

  • Indian Creek Homemakers
    During the 2012 Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association (KEHA) state meeting, Indian Creek homemakers were recognized with a first place award in the Management and Safety area by submitting a suggestion for state consideration in the “It Ought To Be a Law” contest. This area is just one of the many state contests that Harrison County Extension Homemakers find of interest.

  • THURSDAY, Jan. 10
    Harrison County Republican Party monthly meeting will take place on Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Sheriff’s Office. All future meetings will take place on the first Thursday of each month.
    Northside Council. The Northside Elementary Site Base Council will meet Thursday, Jan. 10 at 3:45 p.m. in the school library. The public is invited to attend.

  • African violets are often purchased in a blooming state.  Then, many of us wonder why they never bloom again.  
    What have we done, or not done, to turn these dainty flowering plants into something that can only be appreciated for its fuzzy foliage?
    Like orchids, African violets are much easier to grow than many of us think.  
    If you create a favorable growing environment, they should continue to produce blooms year round with an occasional rest period.