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Today's Features

  • The sale of donated land in McLean County and around Beaver Lake in Anderson County helped provide the funds to begin construction of a new dining hall at Camp John Currie on Kentucky Lake beginning this August. This is just one example of the positive impact donated lands can have on conservation education in Kentucky.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Calvin Matthew Heimlich, Nov. 7, son of Nathan and Mary Furnish Heimlich; Jon Matthew Nichols, Dec. 9, son of Johnny and Amelia Nichols; Darrell Blaine Shepherd Jr., Dec. 27, son of Darrell and Chrystal Shepherd; Nathaniel Will Thomas, Dec. 27, son of Lisa Guy and Nathan Thomas; Claiborne Russell Vaughn, Dec. 5, son of Bradley and Emily Vaughn.

  • Have you noticed a sticky substance on the floor beneath your ficus or philodendron? Are there little scabs on the underside of the leaves of your orchid? Maybe you have noticed that your plants just look a little lackluster.  
    Well, we can blame some plant puniness on being a tropical houseplant indoors in the winter.  
    Low levels of light and humidity trigger a response in plants that slows them down for the winter. They shed foliage and basically standby until the environment turns more favorable.  

  • David and Betty Mann will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 8, 2016. They were married Jan. 8, 1966 at Falmouth Baptist Church in Pendleton County, Ky.
    They have two children, Tony (Bridgette) Mann and Julie (Ernie) Lucky; and three grandchildren, Madeline Mann, Angus Mann and Will Lucky.

  • FRIDAY, Jan. 8
    Blood Drive. Friday, Jan. 8 from 1:30-6:30p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office in the multi-purpose room at 668 New Lair Road. Sponsored by the Kentucky Blood Center and the Harrison County Homemakers.
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Jan. 8 at Our Little Miracles at 10:30 a.m.; Robynwood Heights, 3 p.m.; Edgemont, 3:45 p.m.
    MONDAY, Jan. 11

  • Editor’s note: Nancy Kennedy is taking a short holiday break. This column first ran a few years ago.

    I have been blessed with a terrible memory.
    It’s a blessing because I don’t remember things that haunt other people with better memories. I can’t remember most of the fights I’ve had with my husband or kids, or hurtful things people have said or done.
    However, I also can’t remember people’s names or my passwords and PINs or what I went into the kitchen to do or came to the store to buy.

  • CENTRAL CHRISTIAN
    Central Christian  Church will begin The Lord’s Kitchen at its Second and Riggs Avenue location this month.
    The kitchen will be open to the public the following Saturdays: Jan. 9 and 23, and Feb. 6 and 20. Hours for the free meals are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    For more information call Benny Northcutt, senior minister, 859-588-3800, or Justin Northcutt, 859-298-4034.

    WAREAGLE MINISTRIES
    Wednesday evening services have been changed to Thursday’s at 7 p.m.; Sunday services are at 10:30 a.m.

  • Luther and Armetta Fryman celebrated their 70th anniversary. They were married on Dec. 24, 1945.
    They have seven children, Bobby, Jerry, David, Randy, Trudy, Rita and the late Herbert.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Shannon Grace Bostic, Dec. 14, daughter of Ronnie Dale and Alissa Marie Bostic; Chaelynn Rynea Fryman, Dec. 15, daughter of Holly Harding and Joshua Fryman; Chloe Alyssa Nicole Grimm, Nov. 23, daughter of Chris Grimm and Samantha Creamer; Bailey Nicole Wood, Nov. 2, daughter of Brian and Angie Wood.