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Today's Features

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: No births this issue.
    Actress Glenn Close visits the farm of the Bellis-Jones family. Close was interested in buying one of the Bellis-Jones’ riding horses for her daughter.
    Harrison County band will be featured on KET for the KMEA State Marching Band finals.

  • * Thanks, thanks to our veterans. It is near impossible to express in words what we owe to these men and women.
    * Dan Lipinski - “On the battlefield, the military pledges to leave no soldier behind. As a nation, let it be our pledge that when they return home, we leave no veteran behind.”
    * Your local museum. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum, honors veterans. The military displays recognize those who have served throughout time and at present with pictures, flags, uniforms, memorabilia.

  • • May 16-18 - Harrison County 4-H Hunter and Home Gun Safety Education, May 16 and 17 at the Harrison County Extension Office 6-9 p.m. and May 18 at the Roberts Farm on Mudlick Road.
    • June 28 - Harrison County 4-H Camp, North Central 4-H Camp, Nicholas County
    • July 7-16 - Harrison County Fair
    • July 25-27 - Harrison County 4-H Hunter and Home Gun Safety Education, July 25 and 26 at the Harrison County Extension Office, 6-9 p.m. and July 27 at the Roberts Farm on Mudlick Road.

  • Holiday Foods - Monday, Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office. Tickets  are $10 and can be purchased at the Extension Office.

    Healthy Informed Men Seminar -  Nov. 18, 8 a.m., Harrison County Extension Office.

    Leader Training - Don’t Let Falls Get You Down, Nov. 23, 1 and 7 p.m., Harrison County Extension Office.

  • The University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service, selected health organizations from across the State and the Governor’s Office has launched a campaign to educate Kentuckians about “fall prevention.”

  • THURSDAY, Nov. 11
    Northside Council. Northside Site Based Council will meet Thursday, Nov. 11 at 3:45 p.m. in the Northside library. The public is invited to attend.
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

  • It is that time of the year again: The attack of the lady beetles.  
    Usually they sneak their way into our homes before now, but the mild weather has kept them at bay. The chill is here so people are asking, “What do I do about all the lady bugs in my house?”  
    Well, the short answer is seal up the house well and get out the vacuum cleaner.

  • The Kentucky Office of Homeland Security (KOHS) has awarded $578,100 in State Homeland Security Grants to Bluegrass Area Development District  for the purchase of interoperable communications, hazmat equipment, and mobile data computers.
    “Homeland Security grants are a vital component in helping keep the Commonwealth safe and secure,” Gov.  Steve Beshear said. “They provide funds that enable our first responders to have the latest and best tools needed in their critical missions.”

  • Through 4-H, young people not only have the opportunity to make a positive difference in their communities, but they can impact their state and nation by becoming a delegate to National 4-H Congress. The 2010 National 4-H Congress will take place Nov. 26-30 in Atlanta, Ga.  Harrison County will be well represented at the 2010 National 4-H Congress. Sarah Barton, daughter of Doug and Trudy Barton of Cynthiana, will be representing Kentucky along with 30 other 4-H’ers from across the state.

  • A few weeks ago my youngest daughter came home for a quick visit on her way to a wedding and a football game.
    At 27, she has long outgrown her terrible teen years, although she still has a bit of an edge. That’s just Laura.
    When she was 14 or 15 she was into a grunge stage, very Kurt Cobain-Pearl Jam-Stone Temple Pilots. She’d wear pants big enough to fit two sumo wrestlers and heavy, bump-toe combat boots — to church. Hey, I was just glad she came to church back then and I wasn’t about to quibble over what she wore.