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Today's Features

  • Project Linus is seeking help to honor some special heroes. The local North Central Kentucky Chapter of Project Linus is holding a quilt drive to benefit the TAPS Good Grief Camp for Young Survivors.
    Part of the 18th annual TAPS National Military Survivor Seminar, the camp is held over Memorial Day weekend in Arlington, Va., and provides a special experience for children who are grieving the loss of a loved one who died while serving in the U.S. military. The camp’s capacity is maxed out again this year, with some 1,600 children registered to attend.

  • THURSDAY, April 12
    Harrison County Community Health Fair. Thursday, April 12 from 7 to 11 a.m. at the Harrison County Middle School (parking at the back entrance). Free tests and screenings. New this year will be a complete blood count. Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Hospital, Wedco District Health Department, Harrison County School Systems and Community Education Center, Harrison County Extension Office, and UK Markey Cancer Center.

  • UNITED METHODIST
    YOUTH COUNCIL
    The Harrison County Youth Council will be hosting a Skate For a Cause at Charlie’s Roller Skating Rink on Hwy. 36 on April 15 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Entry Fee is a $1, skates $6. All proceeds will go toward the Chestnut family. Donations are welcome.
    For more information call 859-954-0961. Come and support the Chestnut family.

    UNION BAPTIST

  • Sometimes I get letters or emails from people that make me want to spit tacks.
    I’m not talking about critical letters. (Those make me want to hide under my covers, suck my thumb and cry.)
    I’m talking about letters from people, from fellow Christians, who are sure God isn’t pleased with them and who are desperate for a how-to to help them get back on track, to finally be faithful to God.

  • Do you know any military who might be interested in either sending their children to camp or attending camp together?
    Military Extension Adventure Camp (MEAC) camps are high-adventure based camps for military service members and their teenage children (ages 14-18) to attend together.

  • Jim and Pat Wiley will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on April 14 with their four children, Bobby (Teresa) Wiley, Alice (Billy) Smiley, Patrick (Jessica) Wiley and Chris (Kacy) Wiley.
    The couple has five grandchildren, Addison, Jarrod, Emma Wiley, Keith and Samantha Smiley, and three great-grandchildren.

  • The families of Brandon J. Cutwright and Krystin L. Smith announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.
    Cutwright is the son of Betty (Harry) Harris and James W. Cutwright and the grandson of Donna J. Cutwright and the late Roy Cutwright Jr.
    Smith is the daughter of Laura (Robinson) Stanfield and Matthew (Christine) Smith and the granddaughter of Catherine Robinson.
    The wedding will take place Jan. 12, 2013 at the Prizing House. Formal invitations to be sent at a future date.

  • Florence honored on
    100th birthday

  • The Mary Henson group met Tuesday, April 3 at Elmarch United Methodist Church. Stella Hill Smith began the meeting with prayer.
    The business meeting was called to order by Pauline Copes, president. Final plans for the children’s Easter party was made and the ladies will be wearing their Derby hats at the May meeting. A discussion was held on the Tea party to be held in August.
    Diana White, treasurer, gave a report on the balance. April is sacrafice month and our offering was $78.

  • Tyler Ross Barnes was born to Brittany Young and Shalyn Barnes on March 17, 2012 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs. 13 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Donnie and Tracye Young; maternal great-grandparents are Ervin (Slick) and Nancy Garrison and the late Kenny and Peggy Young.
    Paternal grandparents are William and Lisa Barnes; paternal great-grandparents are A J and Marie Ravenscraft and Lily Barnes and the late Robert Barnes.