10 years ago . . .
Births announced this week are: Braxton Chase Bramel, Dec. 29, son of Adrienne Bramel and Rex Simpson Jr.; Eli Scott Mattox, Jan. 2, son of Deana and Scott Mattox; Quenton Bryce Turley, Jan. 7, son of Chris Turley and Gwen Hicks.
An informal Christian Home Fellowship meets the second and fourth Saturday of each month from 6-8 p.m. for more information call Janet at 859-954-1145.
ST. JAMES AME
Cynthiana NA Group Hope for Tomorrow meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 6 p.m. at St. James AME Church, 312 W. Pleasant St. Annex. Speaker meeting last Thursday of each month.
For more information or questions call Blaine at 859-298-1171.
* City Record Book - Trustees meeting, Thursday, Nov. 3, 1859 - “Be it further ordained that it shall be the duty of the said Patrol or Police on duty at night for the time being to ring the Court House Bell at 9 o’clock p.m.
The Harrison County Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting the annual contractor’s breakfast at the Harrison County Cooperative Extension Office on Jan. 25 starting at 8 a.m.
The workshop session this year will be conducted by representatives from the Harrison County Conservation District, and Natural Resource and Conservation Services. The topic of this year’s workshop is focused on proper installation of various conservation practices and state cost share program signup information.
So what does The Old Farmer’s Almanac say about 2011? Even if you don’t follow this sort of prognostication there are some interesting observations based in a little fact and a little myth. Here are a few of my favorites that may explain a bit more about nature as we enter into another year.
David Phillips of Environment Canada reminds us that plant and animal activity is rarely an indicator of what is to come but rather what occurred the previous season or year.
THURSDAY, Jan. 13
Winter Fest Craft Program. Thursday, Jan. 13 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Will be making three crafts and enjoying “Snowman Soup” (hot chocolate). This program is for our adult patrons. Pre-registration is required. Call the library at 234-4881 or stop by the front desk to register.
Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Jan. 13 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.
FRIDAY, Jan. 14