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Today's Features

  • Researchers need the public’s help in finding more nesting sites of Kentucky’s remaining barn owls.
    Barn owls, with their distinctive heart-shaped faces and dark eyes, were plentiful across Kentucky as late as the 1960s. Currently, however, there are only about 25 documented nesting locations statewide.
    Wildlife biologists with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources need to locate as many barn owl nesting sites as possible to gain a deeper understanding of why this species has declined in the state.

  • As pastures continue to decline from the hot dry summer months last year, we continue to see more and more weeds showing in pastures. There are many questions such as: Where do they come from? What are they? And how can you control them?

  • THURSDAY, March 28
    Women’s Book Group. Thursday, March 28 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The book for discussion will be The House of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel by Anthony Horowitz. Snacks will be provided.
    MONDAY, April 1
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, April 1 in Claysville at 11 a.m.; Leesburg, 2:30 p.m.; Grays Run, 3:15 p.m.
    TUESDAY, April 2

  • THURSDAY, March 21
    Spring Art Show. Thursday, March 21, Licking Valley Campus Extension, from 4-6 p.m.
    March Tip Off Party. Thursday, March 21 from  noon-4 p.m. in the Annex at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Games and snacks provided. Bracket drawing will take place during this time.
    Friends of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library will meet Thursday, March 21 in the Charles Feix Community room at 6 p.m. Pizza will be served.

  • CALVARY ASSEMBLY
    OF GOD
    Calvary Assembly of God will be having its Easter Egg Hunt 2013 on Saturday, March 30 at 2 p.m.
    There will be thousands of eggs and large prizes in five age brackets. The egg hunt is for ages birth through fifth grade.
    There will also be a drama performed by Justified Youth Group.
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    Calvary Assembly will present a special Easter Sunday morning service at 10:45 a.m. on March 31. There will be a free gift for all first time guests, and candy for the kids.

  • In case you haven’t heard of Matt Harding, let me tell you about him.
    A former video game designer, at age 23 he quit his job to travel around Southeast Asia until his money ran out.
    While he was in Hanoi taking photos, his traveling buddy said, “Hey, why don’t you stand over there and do your stupid dance and I’ll record it?”
    Harding did his stupid signature dance and thought the video was funny, so he started doing it and recording it everywhere he went on his trip and posted it on his blog for his friends to see.

  • Billy and Pat Kern celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on March 9. They were married on March 8, 1963.  
    They celebrated  with a surprise party at the Rohs Opera House. They were blessed to have many friends and family attend.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Landon Christopher Gooden, March 12, son of Chris and Kendra Gooden; Nevaeh Lynn Taylor, March 14, daughter of Tiffany Shields and Tim Taylor.
    Harrison County is among a list of Kentucky counties to be declared a major disaster. The declaration triggers the release of federal funds to help recover from the severe winter ice and snow storms, heavy rains, flooding, tornadoes and mud and rock slides that occurred Feb. 15-16. FEMA will provide financial assistance to Harrison County.

  • Selena Sullender, 48, and Ronald Keith Barnes, 53, married Feb. 8, 2013.
    Ryan Kaye Barr, 34, and Anthony Abiel Marler, 35, married Feb. 16, 2013.
    Beverly Lynn Lester, 26, and Timothy Ray Dotson, 31, married Feb. 20, 2013.
    Kaitlin Ann Johnson, 20, and James Carl Courtney, 24, married Feb. 23, 2013.
    Cindy Diane Slusher, 41, and Steven Dale Lyvers, 53, married Feb. 25, 2013.