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Today's Features

  • THURSDAY, Feb. 2
    Couponing Class. Thursday, Feb. 2 at 6 p.m. with Debbie Morris, “The FruGal” from the Lexington Herald-Leader. Limited seating available, call 234-4881 to reserve your spot.
    FRIDAY, Feb. 3
    HMH Go Red Event. The Harrison Memorial Hospital Go Red Events: Feb. 3, National Go Red Day, Go Red Harrison County, Go Red Harrison County Schools; Feb. 12, wear Red to church; Feb. 27, Go Red Reception, 5-6:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana Christian Church.


  • There’s this woman.
    I’ve only met her in person two or three times, but she and I belong to the same professional organization of women authors and speakers, so I see her name continually.
    About 10 or so years ago she did something that I thought was reprehensible and I took great pleasure in knowing it’s one of God’s top 10 “thou shalt nots” and that she would one day reap what she had sown.
    That’s not just karma; that’s biblical — a double whammy.

  • BENSON UNITED
    METHODIST
    The Harrison County United Methodist Church Youth Council will sponsor a Valentine’s dinner on Feb. 11 from 5-8 p.m. at Benson United Methodist Church.
    Bring monetary donation to support the youth council. For more information call 859-954-0961.

    EBENEZER UNITED
    METHODIST
    Super Sunday

  • USDA Farm Service Agency reserves funds each year to make loans to socially disadvantaged applicants to buy and operate family-size farms. A socially disadvantaged farmer is one of a group whose members have been subjected to racial, ethnic, or gender prejudice because of their identity as members of the group without regard to their individual qualities. For the purposes of this program, socially disadvantaged groups have been defined as women, Blacks or African Americans, American Indians or Alaskan Natives, Hispanics, Asians, and Native Hawaiians or other Pacific Islanders.

  • Melvin and Mary Frances (Fritz) Florence celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary on Jan. 3, 2012 at Grand Haven Nursing Home with family and friends.
    They were married in Ravenna, Ky. on Jan. 3, 1940 by Bro. C. R. Hickman. Their attendants were Harry and Thelma Million.
    The Florences have two daughters, Judy Johnting of Ossining, N.Y. and Carolyn (Donald) Palmer of Cynthiana; five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

  • Isaiah Nathanel Roberts was born to Craig Roberts and Starr Owens of Cynthiana on Jan. 13, 2012 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 lbs. 5 oz., and is welcomed by his brother, Christian Owens and sister, Angel Owens.
    Maternal grandparents are Rebecca Gaunce of Cynthiana and Shelton Roberts of Richmond, Ky.
    Paternal grandparents are Christy Roe and Joe Roe of Richmond.

  • 10 years ago . . .

  • Curry Homemaker Club members have been learning about security this year; the security of one’s person as well as one’s personal information. Technology provides us with so many avenues to conduct business and purchase goods and services, but it also provides criminals access to our financial information. These lessons gave us good tips and tools for protecting ourselves.

  • The USDA Farm Service Agency has completed the payments for Harrison County’s 1,628 Tobacco Transition Payment Program (TTPP) contracts for 2012. Payments totaling $2,824,886 have been deposited into contract holders’ bank accounts beginning Jan. 19, 2012. TTPP contracts are paid through 2014. There are two annual payments remaining 2013 and 2014.
    For producers with grain bases, sign up for the 2012 Direct and Counter Cyclical (DCP) program began Jan. 23, 2012 with a deadline of June 1, 2012.

  • The Harrison County Farm Service Agency (FSA) has experienced many changes in programs they administer and the customers they serve. In November and December, the Agency saw its most noted change with the retirements of two employees Sandi McConnell and Barry Sims.