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Today's Features

  • By Lee McClellan,
    guest columnist
    The pioneers settling along the verdant South Fork of Licking River in what is now Harrison County had a tenuous hold on their lands in 1780. The privations of carving crude civilization out of wilderness, the threat of attack by enraged Shawnee or their ilk, in addition to the whirlwind of the western theater of the Revolutionary War, all combined for a tough life.

  • According to a recent LifeWay Research survey, when God answers prayer, he tends to do it in the South.
    Two times as many Southerners as people in the Northeast who pray say all of their prayers have been answered.
    Hmmm. I live in the South and I’m here to tell you that the survey is hooey, at least if you judge by my “God answers my prayers” track record.

  • I remember as a youngster getting to go to Grandma and Grandpa’s house. What a treat. Grandma would always have something baked up and there would be sweets out on the table. She always greeted me with a big bear hug.

  • CLAYSVILLE CHRISTIAN
    Claysville Christian Church will host Three Nights of Hope Oct. 27-29 from 6-7:30 p.m. nightly. Guest speaker will be Sammy Harris, lead minister at Leesburg Christian Church. Praise and worship time each night.
    For more information call the church at 859-234-5482.

    CYNTHIANA
    PRESBYTERIAN

    On Sunday, Oct. 26 at 5:30 p.m., Cynthiana Presbyterian Church will host a potluck supper and entertainment will follow.

  • THURSDAY, Oct. 23
    Boo Bunch Boogie Dance Party
    . Thursday, Oct. 23 at 5:30 p.m. for Pre-K through 2nd grade in the basement of the Cynthiana Presbyterian Church. Pre-register by calling 234-4881. Costumes welcome but not required.
    Women’s Book Group. Thursday, Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. The book for the month of October is Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver. The meeting will take place at Biancke’s.

  • Charles Brandon Wilson and April Dawn Tolliver were married on Oct. 10, 2014.

  • Edmun and Lisa Aubrey of Cynthiana announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittane Clare, to Justin Dakota Means, son of Roxanna Means and the late David Means.
    Aubrey is a graduate of Harrison County High School and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Morehead State University.  She is employed by the Red Cross in Lexington, Ky., working with the Wheels Program.
    Means is a graduate of Harrison County High School and is employed by CMWA in Paris, Ky.
    Aubrey is the granddaughter of Odes and Barbara Nash and Sylvia Northcutt.

  • Licking Valley Business & Professional Women’s Club and Business and Professional Women’s Foundation announces that the annual National Business Women’s Week™ (NBWW) will be held Oct. 20-24, 2014.
    NBWW offers communities, companies and organizations an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of workingwomen and companies that have made strides toward improving working women’s lives in their communities.
    NBWW is a significant way to observe and raise awareness about women in businesses and women-owned businesses in Cynthiana.