Today's Features

  • Perhaps the best thing about writing a column is having a forum to work out what I believe.
    It’s also a great place to air my petty beefs and hope that somehow I can find a nugget of truth about God and his kingdom to help us all.
    But mostly I just like to publicly tattle about people who irritate me.
    For example, people who invade my personal space. This happens mostly at Walmart while at the register waiting for my grocery total.

    The Berry Christian Church bazaar will be held Saturday, Nov. 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring local artists, Tupperware, premier jewelry, Rada knives and crafts. Items on hand or special order available.
    Everyone is welcome.
    Central Christian Church will be hosting a Singspiration on Oct. 23 at 4 p.m. Local talent will be featured. Refreshments will be served after the program. Everyone is invited to attend.
    Pastor Barry Wethington is travelling with a Missions group to Haiti this month.

  • Harrison County High School sweethearts Andrea Rankin and Justin Wells were together nearly five years when they split up in 2003.
    They met when Andrea was 14 years old during a shared P.E. class and made an instant connection.
    However, following a short engagement, the couple decided to go their separate ways.
    Their split was a total loss of contact with one another for eight years.
    However, through what Justin calls “the wonder of social networking,” they reconnected in April.

  • Local pets from Harrison County are the focus of the first annual 2012 Humane Society engagement calendar book. Each month features two local pets, with a story of their lives and a full page professional photo of the ‘pet of the month’.

  • David Tyler Collins was born to Derrick and Amanda Collins on Sept. 19, 2011 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 lbs.
    Maternal grandparents are Peachie and Vicki Herrington of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are David and Jackie Collins of Cynthiana.

  • The October meeting of the Preceptor Omega Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi was held at the home of Nancy Deitemeyer. Patsy Barnett, president, called the meeting to order. The theme for the year is “Building Our Future on Tradition” and keeping with that idea, the social committee planned an outing to Keeneland to celebrate the 75th year of horse racing in Kentucky.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: James Taylor Mullen III, July 17, son of Jimmy and Lisa Mullen; Samuel Reed Bostic, Oct. 16, son of Ronnie and Alissa Bostic; Jordan Ray McIntire, Oct. 9, son of Chantal D. Roach and Joshua E. McIntire; Codey Thomas Ritchie, Oct. 11, son of Thomas Ritchie and Judy Ritchie; Hunter Lynn Thomas, Oct. 13, son of Jeffrey Lynn and Beth Ann Thomas.

  • Homemakers Winter Day Trip. Dec. 8, cost $50, deadline to register is Nov. 11 or until bus is full.
    Homemakers Area “DIY” Baking Seminar. Saturday, Oct. 29, $5 registration, walk-ins welcome.
    Homemakers Craft Marathon. Saturday, Nov. 5, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Stop by the Extension Office to see crafts that will be made and to register.

  • The Gilkerson/Gilkison family reunion will be held Saturday, Oct. 29 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Legion Hall on Legion Road in Paris, Ky. Meal will be served at 12:30 p.m.
    Bring a covered dish for sharing and soft drinks. Utensils, plates, napkins, lemonade and coffee will be furnished. Bring your family tree information and anything you’d like to display for everyone to enjoy.
    We are limiting the mailing to one per family. Inform your family members.