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Today's Features

  • 10 Years Ago...
    Birth Announcements: Jada Marshall Ewalt, Justin Tyler Neace, Kenzei Marie Simpson, and Hannah, Katherine and Meredith Judy.
    A new nuclear medical scanner was installed at Harrison Memorial Hospital. The new scanner had a faster camera, higher resolution and more comfortable experience for patients.
    Ft. Thomas artist Martha Best finished her mural on the side of Flower Depot at 208 S. Main St. The mural was created through a Bluegrass Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment grant.

  • Josie Wyles Ammerman was born to Jeffrey and LeAnn Lemons Ammerman on June 5, 2014 at Central Baptist Health in Lexington.
    She is welcomed by her sister, Lauren Ammerman.
    Maternal grandparents are Roger and Debbie Sowder Lemons; maternal great-grandparents are Robert Wyles “Lightning” Rorer and the late Nellie Sowder Rorer, and William and Rhoda Lemons.
    Paternal grandparents are Linda Harney Ammerman and the late William Ammerman; paternal great-grandparents are the late Sebree and Alice Ammerman, and Irvin and Edna Harney.

  • Aldo Grear Farmer was born to Nick and Ashley Farmer of Cynthiana on May 7, 2014 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 6 lbs. 4 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are David and Kathy Grear of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Glenn and Cathy Grear and Katherine Midden and the late Leo Midden.
    Paternal grandparents are Nancy Farmer and Garland Farmer, both of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Gerald and Bonnie Whalen.

  • Isabelle Elizabeth May Young was born to Johnathon B. and Stephanie J. Young on June 17, 2014 at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington, Ky.
    She is welcomed by her sister, Amber Nicole Valerie Young.
    Grandparents are Charles and Edith Young, Jerry Cooley, and Valerie Stephens Cooley, all of Cynthiana.
    Paternal great-grandmother is Roxie May of Pike County, Ky.

  • GILKERSON/GILKISON
    The Gilkerson/Gilkison family reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 30 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Legion Hall on Legion Road in Paris, Ky. A potluck meal will be served at 12:30 p.m.
    Bring a covered dish, soft drinks. Utensils, plates, napkins, lemonade and coffee will be furnished. Also bring family tree information.
    For more information call Deloris G. Brooks at 859-987-4744 or Joyce G. Dean at 859-948-7064.

  • Jessica Barnes has had a busy summer – graduating from the University of Kentucky in May, getting married in June and starting her new job as horticulture agent for the Harrison County Extension Office in July.
    The Connersville native started as an intern in the summer of 2013 under Gary Carter, the agriculture and natural resources agent for the Extension office. Quickly she learned that she was needed as people began to ask her questions about their plants.

  • NEW BEGINNINGS WORSHIP CENTER
    Project Packpack is giving away backpacks and supplies Aug. 9 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at New Beginnings Worship Center, 103 Marshall Ave., Cynthiana. For more information call 859-298-0189.

    OAKWOOD BAPTIST

    Oakwood Baptist Church is hosting a hayride and hot dog roast on Sunday, August 10.
    We will meet at the church at 2:30 p.m. and will arrive back at the church at 8:30 p.m.
    Rain out date will be scheduled for August 17.

  • The call came when I was at a hospital in Lexington waiting for the arrival of my best friend’s grandchild.  
    I didn’t recognize the number but thought it was going to be awhile so I could take the call.  
    I recognized the voice immediately; it was the nurse from my gynecologist’s office.  I wasn’t expecting a call from them because it had been over a month since I had seen the doctor and just as long since any test had been completed.  

  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA)  announces that the enrollment deadline for the 2012 and 2013 Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP) has been extended to Aug. 15, 2014. Originally, program sign-up was scheduled to end Aug. 1.
    The new deadline gives livestock, honeybee, and farm-raised fish producers who experienced losses because of disease, adverse weather, wildfires or colony collapse disorder between Oct. 1, 2011 and Sept. 30, 2013, an additional two weeks to enroll in ELAP.

  • The unusually cool weather for July has spurred several problems for vegetable growers throughout the county and state.