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Today's Features

  • The Fellowship of Faithful Outdoorsman of Leesburg Christian Church, Cynthiana residents of Parkside Manor and Shady Lawn Personal Care Homes enjoyed a day of fishing on June 11 at the farm of Wally and Karen Barnes on Wornall Lane, Cynthiana.

  • The Fellowship of Faithful Outdoorsman of Leesburg Christian Church, Cynthiana residents of Parkside Manor and Shady Lawn Personal Care Homes enjoyed a day of fishing on June 11 at the farm of Wally and Karen Barnes on Wornall Lane, Cynthiana.

  • Chris Ritchie and Michele Maddox exchanged wedding vows on July 8, 2011. The outdoor wedding was held at the home of Doug and Brenda McCauley.
    Craig Ritchie and Kevin Bradford served as best men.
    Bridesmaids were Carrie Cash and Margaret Maddox.
    Gracie, great-neice of the groom, was the flower girl.
    Bill Kuster performed the ceremony.
    The couple spent their honeymoon at Pine Mountain State Resort Park and will be residing in Cynthiana, Ky.

  • Pam Whalen of Cynthiana and the late Bobby Whalen, announces the engagement of their daughter, Julie Kay Whalen, to Jeremiah John Muth, son of Ellen Bunch of Oliver Springs, Tenn., and the late Brent Muth.
    Whalen is a graduate of Harrison County High School and has a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Interior Design from Eastern Kentucky University. She is pursuing a Masters in Historic Preservation from the University of Kentucky. Whalen is employed by Liberty Hall Historic Site in Frankfort, Ky.

  • Tyris, Alarra, Airsiah Cobbins, along with their grandparents, Vesta Cummins of Georgetown, Ky. and the late Blaine Cummins, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their parents, Cartia Renee Cummins and Larry Denard Cobbins Jr., son of Vivian Bender and Larry Cobbins Sr. of Hattiesburg, Ms.
    Cummins is a 2001 graduate of Harrison County High School. She is employed as a receptionist at the Scott County unemployment office and is also a certified nursing assistant.

  • The strawberry was first cultivated in the 14th century after a French spy collected a berry from Chile and presented it to France’s King Charles V who then planted it in the Louvre’s Royal Garden.  
    By the 17th century this Chilean strawberry was crossed with some found in the Virginia colonies which gave way to the large-fruiting varieties we enjoy today. But don’t be fooled, large does not always mean flavorful.

  • David and Nancy May will host the first of three field days in Harrison County on Monday, Aug. 8, at 6 p.m. The farm is located on KY 1842 just outside of Leesburg. The farm is a rolling beef farm and wooded area with in excess of 500 acres.
    During most field days, a tour is made of the farm layout with an observation the operation.

  • Haley and Taylor Palmer of Georgetown, Ky., announce the forthcoming marriage of their father, Jonathan Journey Palmer of Georgetown, to Emily Sue Brooks of Lexington.
    Brooks is the daughter of Francis Leo Brooks of Harrodsburg and Susan Brooks of Lexington.  She is a 2002 graduate of Bryan Station High School, Lexington, attended EKU 2002-2005 and attends Midway College School of Nursing.  She is employed with Kohl’s of Georgetown.

  • Todd Harp of Paris recently completed a Kentucky Agriculture Leadership Program.
    Agriculture and rural communities face tremendous challenges in today’s political, social, and economic environment. Thus, it is critical that this industry develop leaders to address these challenges and create opportunities for future generations.

  • Thomas Jackson McCauley of Harrison County will celebrate his 95th birthday on Friday, July 29.