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Today's Features

  • Many of us are inclined to fertilize in the early spring when we see the grass green-up and the “sproutlings” begin to grow. And we really get excited once the foliage emerges from our trees and woody ornamentals.
     Although many plants benefit from a little extra energy in the springtime, we need to retrain the way we associate fertilization and plant growth.  

  • (StatePoint) While most schools offer a baseline level of music education, many programs are limited and sometimes classroom instruments can be scarce.  Exposure to music, however, offers people of all ages a number of benefits -- from reduced stress to improved coordination and academic outcomes. There are many things families can do to enrich their musical lives. Here are some fun ways to make more music together.

    Gather Round the Piano

  • On Nov. 20, Kentucky will hold a Beef Check-off Referendum. Each county will vote at their local extension office. The Harrison County Extension Office will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. to receive your vote. Your votes will then be forwarded to Frankfort for Harrison County.
    The following is a fact sheet answering any questions or concerns you may have regarding the check-off referendum. If you have additional questions, feel free to call the Extension Office at 859-234-5510 or the Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association at 859-278-0899.

  • I was out hunting. I had gone down an old road. Then the road ended but I wanted to go further, so I started through the laurels.

  • ANTIOCH MILLS CHRISTIAN
    A Missions Rally Weekend will be hosted by Antioch Mills Christian Church Nov. 7, 8 and 9.
    Glenn Bourne will be the guest speaker.
    Meals will be served before the Friday and Saturday services, beginning at 6 p.m. There will be special music at 6:45 with the Bourne speaking at 7 p.m.
    On Sunday, he will provide the sermon at the 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. services. A meal will also be provided following the second service.
    Everyone is invited.

    CONNERSVILLE CHRISTIAN

  • THURSDAY, Oct. 30
    $5 Masquerade Jewelry and Accessories Sale.
    Thursday, Oct. 30 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the main lobby at Harrison Memorial Hospital. Proceeds to benefit Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    Drop In Crafternoon. Thursday, Oct. 30 from 4-5:30 p.m. for all ages. Program takes place in the basement of the Presbyterian church.

  • Charlene Dawson, president, opened the October meeting of Omega Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi at the home of Linda Root.
    Ten members and one guest were present. Dawson introduced member Bonnie Teater, who had the program for the evening.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Brooke Ashtyn Bennett, Oct. 18, daughter of Jeff and Janet Bennett; William Fredrick Cummins, Sept. 20, son of Linda Smith and Roy Lee Cummins; Isaiah Thomas Dahmer, Oct. 11, son of Stephen and Marilyn Dahmer; Dylan Hunter Joy, Sept. 15, son of Michael and Melissa Joy; Laurynn Saige Miracle, Oct. 12, daughter of Daniel and Develyn Miracle; Blake Alexander Northcutt, Oct. 11, son of Jeff and Brandy Northcutt.

  • It looks like this late turnip crop is going to be a good one thanks to cool temperatures and adequate rain fall.  
    I may even have some little ones ready in honor of Halloween this year, too, even though they will only be salad size.  
    What does the turnip have to do with Halloween you may ask? Well, they just may be more authentic than that pumpkin on the porch.  
    Pumpkins have been for sale for weeks and children have decided on costumes, but somewhere in the middle of it all is the story of All Hallow’s Eve.