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Today's Features

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Mark Steven Beagle, Aug. 25, son of Kristy Lynn Heisel and Mark D. Beagle.
    Unity Christian Church dedicates new outdoor play set in honor of the late Charlie Bays who worked with the church’s youth.
    Harrison County schools are now offering free tutoring to help students be their best.
    Harrison County Board of Education awards contract for construction of an agricultural education facility; and approved payment for the Westside Elementary School parking lot addition.

  • There are two categories of garlic to consider: Allium sativum, or soft-neck garlic and Allium ophioscordon, or hard-neck garlic.   
    Soft-neck garlic is the easiest and most widely cultivated because the bulbs are large and the cloves and skin are tight, which prevent moisture loss and allows for longer storage.  

  • Tessa Marie Robinson, 22, and Dillon Tyler Price, 24, married Sept. 17, 2016.
    Naome Michele Ikints, 32, and Brian Conrad Shuff, 34, married Sept. 17, 2016.
    Sarah Nichelle Miller, 24, and Karl Moreland Baker IV, 25, married Sept. 17, 2016.
    Ashley Ann Vickers, 24, and Cody Barton-Lisle Brumley, 24, married Sept. 24, 2016.
    Amanda Dawn Johnson, 35, and Tony Ray King, 39, married Sept. 24, 2016.
    Hannah Renee Gaunce, 22, and Justin Charles Snapp, 25, married Sept. 24, 2016.

  • The Leesburg Homemakers Club met Wednesday, Oct. 19 at the home of Carole Roberts, president. There were eight in attendance which included Sue Burrier, Sheila Jameson, Marian  Anderson, Pat Huff, Juanita Hunt and special guests Benita Peoples and Ann McConnell.
    Burrier presented the lesson on financial affairs which included financial planning for life events from young adult through retirement years. Assessing needs, building savings, getting goals and consumer protection were some of the topics covered by club discussion.

  • September meeting
    The Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met on Tuesday, Sept. 6 at the home of Charlene Dawson. Ten members were present and answered roll call by mentioning a sign we know fall is coming.
    Barbara Snopek announced that the name for former member Pat Esrael had been left off the luminary list for Relay for Life. It will be added next year.
    Rosemary Lucas said that a rose and meal had been delivered to Patsy Barnett during her recent illness.

  • By Jessica Barnes, County extension agent for agriculture & natural resources
    The Harrison County Beef Cattle Association will hold their annual meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 6  p.m. The event will take place at the Harrison County Extension Office.  

  • THURSDAY, Oct. 27
    World Explorers. Thursday, Oct. 27 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. For families with children in Pre-K through 2nd grade. Each month at the public library we will explore a new topic. This session’s topic will be: Literacy. Children and their families will explore the many doors a book opens with the book Chicka Chicka Boom Boom. Pre-registration is encouraged and appreciated.

  • BOURBON COUNTY
    CLASS OF 1976
    The 1976 graduating class of Bourbon County High School will be held Saturday, Oct. 29 from 6-11 p.m.,  upstairs in the Thyme Cafe annex, across the street from the cafe, at 500 Main St., Paris, Ky.

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    By Don Powell, Gideon’s

    Did you know that your body is the temple of God, and the Spirit of God dwells in you?  
    Did you know that Jesus loves you and wants only the best things in this life for you?  
    Did you know that God wants you to keep his temple clean and in good shape?  

  • Every few years I go home.
    Although home for me for the past 25 years has been here in Florida, “home” home is Southern California. My DNA is a combination Valley Girl and the OC.
    Last week I went home to attend my only, and therefore by default, favorite sister’s 40th wedding anniversary party.
    I missed her wedding 40 years ago when I was living in Maine and very, very pregnant with my daughter Alison, who also flew out to California from her home in Maryland, along with my favorite only granddaughter, Caroline.