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Today's Features

  • I love my children and grandchildren as I know you do as well.

  • Years ago, my friend Becky in Texas excitedly announced that her son was “only” smoking pot.
    She asked, “What kind of a mom gets excited because her kid is ‘only’ smoking pot?”
    The kind of mom whose kid had been doing cocaine and other hard drugs.

  • The Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi has begun the new sorority year by celebrating Beginning Day on Aug. 25 at the home of Judy Judy. The social committee planned a committee salad meal, with every member bringing items to put in the salad.
    Charlene Dawson, president, welcomed everyone back, and thanked Pat Terhune’s daughter for making the invitations. Dawson distributed the yearbooks, with all the activities and plans for the year.

  • The Licking Valley Business and Professional Women (LVBPW) is seeking nominations from the community for three awards that are given locally and will also be presented to the State.
    Local awards will be given during a luncheon held in October 2014.
    The three awards are: Woman of Achievement, Woman of the Year, and Business Equity.

  • FOOKS/FRENCH
    The Fooks/French reunion will be held Saturday, Sept. 27 at the Claysville Christian Church shelter. A potluck lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. Plates, utensils and meat will be furnished. Please bring drinks, lawn chairs, old and new photos.

    COURTNEY
    The descendents of James John and Will Courtney will hold their annual reunion on Saturday, Oct. 4 at the Pleasant Green Church fellowship hall. Once again there will be a white elephant sale. Bring your gift, family, friends and food.
    The potluck meal will begin at noon.

  • Jayce Keith Harding was born to Shanna Cole and Chad Harding of Cynthiana on Sept. 3, 2014 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 8 lbs. 14 oz., and is welcomed by his brother Conner Harding.
    Maternal grandparents are the late Glenda and Roger Cole, Randy and Julie Cole of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are the late Charles and Mary Cole and the late Patsy and William Jett.

  • Raelyn D. Gaunce was born to Nicholas Ray Gaunce and Ashley Lynn Hatfield of Cynthiana on July 29, 2014 at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington.
    She weighed 8 lbs. 6 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Royce and Rhonda Hatfield of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Carole Garrett of Cynthiana and the late Bill Lykins Sr., and the late Raymond and Doris Hatfield of Cynthiana.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Kylar Taylyn Childress, June 7, son of Kerri and Todd Childress; Mallory Avanelle Collings, Aug. 23, daughter of Todd and Kimberly Sale Collings; Allen Thomas Crump, Aug. 6, son of Gary and Amanda Crump; Samuel Justice Jiaze Hassall, adopted on Sept. 9 by Brian and Michelle Hassall; Haley Jade Hayes, Sept. 2, daughter of Ricky and Brandi Hayes; Caylee Brooke Wilson, Aug. 24, daughter of Tim and Beth Wilson.

  • The North Central Kentucky Chapter of Project Linus invites the community to participate in its Make-A-Blanket Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4, at the First United Methodist Church, 1280 Lexington Rd., Georgetown.
    The event will include a “sandwich quilt” assembly to turn finished quilt tops into completed quilts.
    Participants who don’t sew can help by working on fleece blankets that will be ready to assemble.