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Today's Features

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: No births this issue.

    The realignment and improvement of U.S. 62 from Leesburg to Georgetown has begun. Construction began Sept. 16 and is expected to be completed in the spring of 2001 for the seven-and-one-half-mile project. The total cost of the project is $14.7 million.

  • Already, I’d learned valuable lessons. Preparation is essential, shortcuts aren’t always shorter and rubber snakes look real! When I pulled back the cover and saw the creature, I almost fainted. Imagine my surprise when Chloe grabbed the snake, kissed it and asked if we could keep it! Score one for Chloe – joke on me! My first instinct was anger, but I realized it was a prank. I had learned one lesson long ago – to laugh at myself! Besides, I’d been the prankster before! I chuckled and wrapped the snake around my neck.

  • * Meeting of the Board of Trustees at the store-room of Peck and Frazer, Tuesday, March 22, 1859 - “Ordered that L. Oxley be requested to make some fastenings for the Graveyard gates and have them put on in such a manner that they cannot be forced out and present his bill to the Board of Trustees - John W. Peck, F. A. Eveleth, Win. Turtoy, Lawson Oxley.”

  • GILKISON/GILKERSON

    The Gilkison/Gilkerson family reunion will be held Sunday, Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., meal served at 1:30 p.m., at Legion Hall, US 27/68, 30 Legion Dr., Paris. Bring a covered dish to share and drinks. We are carrying on the tradition that our parents and grandparents started. Lets honor them by attending and representing them at the reunion.

    The reunion committee members are: Joyce G. Dean, Albert “Al” Gilkerson, Ruby G. Whitaker, Deloris G. Brooks, Ronald W. Gilkison, Marvin Gilkerson and Eddie Gilkison.

  • THURSDAY, Oct. 22

    Fall Tasks Gardening Program. Thursday, Oct. 22. Develop your own checklist of things to do to help the garden and the gardener survive the winter-what to do and what not to do. This program is being presented by John Duke, a certified Master Gardener and Master Composter. He is the founder of the American Compost Society. Pre-registration is appreciated.

    FRIDAY, Oct. 23

  • Oct. 26-30

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL

    MONDAY: Chicken, biscuits, jelly, juice choices, choice of milk.

    TUESDAY: Cereal, cinnamon rolls, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Waffles with syrup, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: Cereal, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: French toast with syrup and powdered sugar, sausage, juice choices, choice of milk.

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

  • ANTIOCH MILLS

    CHRISTIAN

    Upward Basketball is gearing up and each child in the Bracken, Robertson, Harrison and Pendleton school districts should have received a brochure on Antioch Upward.  You can get more information at www.antiochmills.org or www.upward.org/parents or call the church at 859-234-1656.

  • The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds eligible Private Non-Profit Organizations (PNPs) of the Nov. 5, 2009 deadline to submit disaster loan applications for economic injury as a result of damages caused by severe storms, flooding and tornadoes that occurred from Jan. 26, 2009 through Feb. 13, 2009.

  • •Adrian Katheleen Rueger and Terry David Freiermuth.

    The wedding will take place Oct. 17, 2009 at Elliston Baptist Church in Dry Ridge, Ky. A reception will follow at Gallitan County Fairgrounds.

  • * City Council Meeting, April 26, 1867 - “The Kentucky Central Railroad Company is hereby granted a permit to build a frame depot building on their lot near Polomyer Hotel.” (Remember when there was a depot in our fair city? The museum has on display models, photographs, a stained glass window, a chalkboard timetable, and other items related to our depot).