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Today's Features

  • Georgia Kate Berry was born to Edward and Jillian Berry of Cynthiana on July 9, 2014 at Baptist Health of Lexington.
    She weighed 8 lbs. 2 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Ronnie and Tina Hall of Mt. Sterling, Ky. and Andrea and John Hughes of Georgetown, Ky.
    Paternal grandparents are Jennifer Roberts and William Claypool of Cynthiana and the late Edward Berry.

  • The gifts of life come to us from persons of all ages.  Jesus must have realized this when he suggested that the children around would often lead us.  
    I recently shared with my church family an incident in my life that verified this truth. I was getting ready to play our over 40 soccer game at Masterson Station in Lexington, when I began to count up the eligible players.
    I felt a sense of panic when I realized I was the 11th body there that day.

  • A Harrison County author Jeanine Grant Lister’s latest book “Halligan the Wonder Dog: The Store of a Pit Bull and the Organization that Saved Her:  is now available on Amazon and Kindle. Beginning Aug. 23 the book will also be available at 122 E. Pike St., in the law and CPA offices of Kelli Mulberry. Half the profits from the sale of the book will benefit Cynthiana charity Helping Hounds Find Homes, Inc. (HHFH), a 501(c)3 public charity.

  • Rev. Newton Bush is portrayed by Robert Bell of Louisville. Bell is a living historian and charter member of the 12th United States Colored Heavy Artillery, Reactivated, and a life member of the Camp Nelson Heritage Foundation.
    He is also a charter member of the United States Colored Troops Living History Association, a nat-ional group dedicated to the preservation and presentation of the history of the African-American men that served during the Civil War.

  • THURSDAY, Aug. 21
    Senior Citizens Board Meeting. The Harrison County Senior Citizens Board will meet Thursday, Aug. 21 at 1:30 p.m.

    HC Historical Society. The Harrison County Historical Society will meet Aug. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Hospice of the Bluegrass building at 1317 US Hwy. 62E. Speaker will be Brandon Slone, Archivist, Military Records and Research Branch, Department of Military Affairs, Frankfort, Ky., and will speak on Kentucky Military Records.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Barton Ritchey Chasteen, July 11, son of Steve and Michelle Chasteen; Katelynn Renay Nichols, July 23, daughter of Brynn Renay Nichols; Mollee Katherine Taylor, June 24, daughter of Josh and Cassidy Taylor; Natalie Ranee Wiglesworth, Aug. 13, daughter of Katie Gonzales and Derek Wiglesworth.

  • 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.

    MULLIGAN

  • Seventy five years ago in 1939 on the first Wednesday in September, Ewalt Homemakers Club was founded. Eleven Bourbon County ladies who lived near Ewalt’s Crossroads gathered at the home of Mrs. Allan Adair on Clay Kiser Road to organize the Ewalt Homemakers Club.

  • Bob Pierce, Tobacco Specialist with the University of Kentucky has reported that Blue Mold has been found in Lewis, Mason, Jackson and Clay Counties in Eastern Kentucky.
    Anyone with tobacco set in mid-June should be watching very closely with our current weather conditions. We would encourage anyone who is approaching topping time go ahead and top the tobacco and spray it with MH-30. This should reduce the chances of Blue Mold once the growth patterns have slowed on the tobacco.

  • USDA Kentucky Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, John W. McCauley, reminds producers that as of Aug. 6, producers with acres under contract through the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) can apply for early contract termination, as required by the 2014 Farm Bill. The deadline to request early CRP contract termination is Jan. 30, 2015.