Today's Features

  • One of the very first insects that I identified as a young gardener was the pine sawfly.  
    We planted over a 100 white pine seedlings over 30 years ago and after a decade or so we started to lose a couple each year to one problem or another.
    I was charged with inspection duty. Looking for and plucking bagworms; collecting beetles in jars for identification at the County Extension Service; or closely noting the color, legs and chewing habits of the various caterpillars I encountered.

    Hour of Deliverance Chapel and Time of Harvest Outreach Ministry will be at the courthouse Saturday, Aug. 27 at 6 p.m.
    The Rev. William Gaunce and Austin Munoz will be bringing the message. There will be singing. Bring a lawn chair and get a blessing.

    Bread of Life Lutheran Church will host Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage, a free, fun, and light-hearted 12-week marriage enrichment seminar, on Wednesday evenings, 7 to 8 p.m., Aug. 24 to Nov. 9.

  • THURSDAY, Aug. 11
    Northside Council. Northside Elementary School Site Base Council will meet Aug. 11 at 3:45 p.m. in the Northside Library unless otherwise stated.
    FRIDAY, Aug. 12
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Aug. 12 at Beacon House at 10:30 a.m.; New Beginnings, 11 a.m.; Our Little Miracles, 11:30 a.m.; Robynwood Heights, 2 p.m.
    SATURDAY, Aug. 13

    An informal Christian Home Fellowship meets the second and fourth Saturday of each month from 6-8 p.m. for more information call Janet at 859-954-1145.

    Join us Aug. 12 for a night of gospel music featuring the Soul’d Out Quartet.
    Soul’d Out is an award-winning southern gospel group that travels throughout the year capturing the heart of audiences across the nation. This is an event for the whole family.

  • A young boy and an old man were walking with a donkey when a group of people passed by.
    “Isn’t that ridiculous that no one’s riding that donkey,” one person said.
    So, the old man told the boy to ride the donkey.
    Another group of people passed by and someone said, “That’s terrible! Look at that young boy riding that donkey while the old man walks.”

  • Courtney Wiggins, daughter of Marty and Patty Wiggins, received the Licking Valley Business and Professional Women’s $300 Sponsorship for college.
    Wiggins will be attending Eastern Kentucky University this fall. She and her parents attended a luncheon on Wednesday, July 13 and Martha Sullivan, past president, presented the check on behalf of the club. Wiggins was also informed that she was now a member of the Licking Valley Business and Professional Organization and the club paid her fees.

  • The Licking Valley BPW Club (Business and Professional Women) had six members to attended the 89th Kentucky Federation of Business and Professional Women’s Club, Inc. State Conference held June 3 and 4 in Bowling Green, Ky.

  • Taden Christopher Cracraft was born to Christopher and Angela Cracraft of Cynthiana on April 21, 2011 at Central Baptist Hospital. He weighed 6 lbs. 15 oz., and is welcomed by his brother Sawyer Glenn Cracraft.
    Maternal grandparents are Vivian Robison and Jarvis Agee of Campbellsville, Ky.; maternal great-grandchildren are Bonnie Robison and the late Wigg Robison and the late James and Lena Agee, all of Campbellsville.

  • Aribella Deniece Bell was born to Shawn and Lydia Bell of Berry, Ky. on July 10, 2011 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs. 11 oz., and is welcomed by her sisters Kacey Elizabeth and Destiny Bell.
    Maternal grandparents are Randy and Julie Cole of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Randall and Pansy Cole and Pat Wilson.
    Paternal grandparents are John and Letha Bell of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are the late Elva Bell and and the late Mary Lou Nichols.

    The 40th annual Copes reunion was held Sunday, Aug. 7 at the Raphael Patrick Fellowship Building at the Upper Curry United Methodist Church. Following a short business meeting, Willie Riggle offered the blessing of a bountiful meal.  Approximately 62 family and friends were in attendance.