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Today's Features

  • Robert (Robbie) Gaunce and Pamela Kearns Howard were married Sept. 28, 2013 in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

  • * City Council Meeting, Oct. 10, 1922 -- “Motion made by Commissioner Atkinson, seconded by Commissioner Embry, carried by all the Com. voting ‘Aye’ that request of Turpin & Ritter to sell soft drinks at the skating rink not be granted.”

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Adrian Carranco III, Jan. 1, son of Adrian and Crystal Henson Carranco; Emma Lee Marie Johnson, Dec. 27, daughter of Erika Hayes and Richard Johnson; Allison Paige Kearns, Jan. 2, daughter of Chris and Shelly Kearns.
    A new church and school being built near Sunrise. The congregation of Pleasant Hill Mennonite Church and School braved the frigid temperatures to frame the new church building. The church is located on Ky. 1284 in Sunrise.

  • Have you ever wondered what makes an orchid an orchid?
    Well, it is all about flower parts. In fact, most plants are categorized in the Plant Kingdom by their flowers.  For orchids, it is the fact that they have three sepals and three petals.  
    Many flowers have green sepals that protect the flower inside which cradles the bloom as it opens.
    You will understand this nuance if you have ever observed the slow transformation of an opening bloom.

  • FRIDAY, Jan. 24
    Kentucky Essay/Poetry/Artwork. Friday, Jan. 24 is the day to turn in African-American pioneers of Kentucky at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Jan. 24 at New Beginnings at 10:30 a.m.; Our Little Miracles, 11 a.m.; Robynwood Heights, 3 p.m.; Edgemont, 3:45 p.m.
    SATURDAY, Jan. 25

  • Raeleigh Sue Campbell
    Brett and Miranda Campbell of Georgetown, Ky., announce the birth of their daughter, Raeleigh Sue Campbell.
    She was born July 16, 2013 at Baptist Health, Lexington, and weighed 7 lbs. 5 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Jeff and Debbie Beagle of Georgetown; maternal great-grandparents are Christine Coy and Bennie and Doris Beagle of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are Steve and Tammy Campbell of Lexington; paternal great-grandparents are Eugene and Frieda Campbell of Lexington.

  • The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met on Friday, Jan. 10 at the Hospice of the Bluegrass community room. Anna Ruth McLoney welcomed members and led in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    Layne Tussey catered the luncheon and prepared a meal of a hearty soup, assorted sandwiches and dessert. Cheryl Case offered the blessing of the meal.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Tiffany Suzanne Berryman, Dec. 29, daughter of James Berryman and Marianne McKee.
    Harrison Memorial Hospital’s board of directors has decided to keep the local facility independent. HMH began negotiations with other larger health care systems with the idea of being able to provide wider, collaborative health care in Harrison County. The board established a planning committee to review the options for HMH, which was established in 1906.