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Today's Features

  • Across the country, there continues to be a need to feed the hungry, particularly in the summer months when there are shortages in food banks and an increased need among children who are out of school and not benefitting from school lunch programs. Feds Feeds Families, or FFF, began four years ago to help fill a gap during the summer months, when food banks and pantries struggle with an increase in demand from families and individuals, but a decrease in donations.

  • Knock on wood, please, because I may jinx myself by publically declaring that my tomatoes look awesome.  
    It is the healthiest set of plants and fruit that I can ever remember, honestly.  
    The plants are remarkably free of any pest problem, brown or yellowing leaf or rotting fruit.  
    Most are heirloom varieties; they were fertilized once at planting with fish emulsion and immediately mulched with newspaper and pine straw. One irrigation occurred during a hot, dry spell but that is it.

  • Kai’lan Aderrion Lee Combs was born to Enequita Harris and Phillip Combs of Cynthiana on May 26, 2012 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 lbs. 14 oz.
    Maternal grandmother is Terry Harris of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are the late Charles Anna Wilson and the late Steve Harris.
    Paternal grandparents are Pearl Little and Charles Combs of Lexington, Ky.; paternal great-grandparents are Phyllis White and Harry White.

  • Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter
    July cat special
    The Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter will be offering adoption of kittens and cats for $25 during the month of July.
    Find your new best friend at this special price and get their first vet exam, rabies shot and spay/neuter included at this price. Kitten season is going on now so there are plenty of kittens and their moms looking for new homes.
    Call the shelter at 234-7138. Check out the Humane Society’s website for more information at www.hshc.us and please spay/neuter your pets.

  • 10 years ago . . .

  • Autumn Dawn Belcher of Owingsville, Ky., and John Garnett Allison of Cynthiana, announce their forthcoming marriage.
    Belcher is the daughter of Tony and Sue Belcher of Owingsville, and the granddaughter of Mary and Mitchell Spencer of Mt. Sterling, Ky., Betty Belcher of Owingsville and the late Francis Belcher, and Carolyn Woodward of Greenville, Tenn. and the late Garfield Woodward. She is a 2000 graduate of Bath County High School, and a 2004 graduate of the University of Louisville, and is employed by Bluegrass Dental Center in Winchester, Ky.

  • THEME: CLASSIC GAMES
    STATEPOINT CROSSWORD

    Across
    1. *Talking board?
    6. King or queen ___
    9. Drink too much
    13. *Poker stakes
    14. Romanian monetary unit
    15. Sweet tooth addiction
    16. Novelist Anne and footballer Jerry
    17. Landers or Coulter, e.g.
    18. Members of the media
    19. Beat hard
    21. *Type of checkers
    23. To ___ a dog on someone
    24. Brian Urlacher, e.g.
    25. Beauty treatment site
    28. Tibetan priest
    30. Covered with hairs

  • It’s seems we’re all recovering from something.
    Recovering drug addicts, recovering alcoholics — I’m a recovering nice person.
    For about a year or so I’ve been reading a blog for recovering Christian fundamentalists, “Stuff Fundies Like,” at www.stufffundieslike.com.

  • MACEDONIA BAPTIST CHURCH
    Macedonia Baptist Church,  103 E. Pearl St., Rev. Anthony L. Stevenson, Pastor; Macedonia Baptist Church S.I.S. Women’s Ministry will hold a Community Health Fair which at the church on Saturday, July 14, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.  
    The fair includes informational sessions(dementia, diabetes, dental, etc.) and screenings (memory, blood pressure, glucose, etc.), snacks, prize drawings and more.  For  further information, please call 859-234-8373.

    RENAKER BAPTIST

  • FRYMAN
    The Henry N. and LuMara Fryman family reunion will be held July 15, 2012, at Unity Christian Church on KY 36 W. Cynthiana.  
    Descendants include families of Edward and Nettie Fryman,  Ottis and Minnie Fryman, Florence and Dove Wagner, Ada and Wilford Wagner, Clara and Orie Florence, Ida Jane and James Snapp.
    A potluck lunch will be served at 1 p.m. Cutlery will be provided. Bring drinks.  Come and enjoy family, fellowship and good food.