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Today's Features

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Catherine Noell Cox, Dec. 9, daughter of Louis B. “Bucky” Cox Jr. and Megan Ritchie Cox; Ava Grace Craig, Dec. 9, daughter of Wesley and Melissa Craig; Austin Braydon Lane Nichols, Dec. 16, son of Danielle Nichols Sampley and J.J. Nichols; Chase Nathanial Reed, Nov. 23, son of Brandon and Chasity Reed; Alyssa Marie Sorensen, Nov. 25, daughter of Michelle and David Sorensen; Kaden Ray Streitenberger, Dec. 16, son of Bryan and Stacey Streitenberger.

  • On Jan. 1, 1953, Ruby Joyce Scott and Jack Rorer Marsh were married in Harrison County, Ky.
    Ruby, daughter of the late Stanley and Minnie Scott of the Shady Nook community, and Jack, son of the late Harry and Laura Marsh of Mudlick Road in Harrison County, have five children, Steve (Suzanne Neu) Marsh, Julie (Jim) Edwards, Scott (Rhonda Bryant) Marsh, Daniel (Tammie) Marsh and Karen (Steve) Spahn, seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Tom Jett of Cynthiana announce the marriage of their daughter, Jessi Ewing Jett, to Jason Ryan Works, son of Kellar Works of Myrtle Beach, S.C., formerly of Cynthiana, and the late Ruth Works. The wedding was held Oct. 20, 2012 at the Cynthiana Baptist Church. The Rev. Tony Shouse, former pastor, officiated the ceremony. The reception was held at the Prizing House.
    Jett is a graduate of Harrison County High School and a 2012 Nursing graduate of Midway College. She is employed at Harrison Memorial Hospital.

  • Last Sunday I felt like I was under siege.  
    There were starlings everywhere; so much so that I feared being splattered with poop at every turn.  
    The surprising thing about starlings is that they are everywhere yet not from here.  It’s another story of one good intention going bad.
    Apparently back in 1890, in honor of a Shakespeare festival in New York City’s Central Park, 60 European starlings were released.  

  • Bluegrass Heights Farm and Sweet T Farm, Cynthiana, are new members of the American Angus Association®, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo.
    The American Angus Association, with more than 25,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef breed association in the world. Its computerized records include detailed information on more than 17 million registered Angus.

  • This week Harrison County 4-H Council will receive $244 from the Kentucky 4-H Foundation as part of the Tractor Supply Company (TSC) Paper Clover Campaign. The Kentucky 4-H Foundation will be distributing more than $14,000 to 45 County 4-H Councils.
    The TSC Paper Clover Campaign is a nationwide, in-store fundraiser that benefits 4-H programming at the local, state, and national levels.  During the campaign, TSC customers can support 4-H by purchasing paper clovers for a $1 or more at checkout.

  • CALVARY ASSEMBLY

  • I like to tell people that every obsession I have is my youngest daughter’s fault. She got me hooked on jewelry, shoes, pedicures, purses, expensive cosmetics — I blame her, only because the alternative is to blame myself.
    But the truth is, I was born a wanter. I want this and I want that and I want more.
    In an old Seinfeld episode Kramer asks George, “Do you ever yearn?”
    George tells him, “Well, not recently. I craved. I crave all the time, constant craving. But I haven’t yearned.”
    Do you yearn?