Today's Features

  • Brantley Matthew Burberry was born to Wesley and Elizabeth Burberry of Paris, Ky., on Feb. 3, 2017 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 7 lbs., and is welcomed by his brother Codey Matthew Burberry and Hayli Elizabeth Burberry.
    Maternal grandparents are Steve Pelley and Mildred Pelley of Paris.
    Paternal grandparents are Cliff Burburry and Kathy Smith-Burberry of Paris; paternal great-grandparents are Tom Burberry and Vera Rankin and Ernie and Joyce Smith.

  • * Victor Hugo (1802-1885) -- “Winter is in my head, but spring is in my heart.”

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Emma BreeAnn Wills, Jan. 24, daughter of Ashley and Michael Wills; Jacob Wesley Johnson Van Arsdall, Feb. 6, son of Aaron and Melissa Race Van Arsdall.

  • THURSDAY, Feb. 16
    Harrison County Go Red Celebration. The annual Go Red Celebration will be at the Harrison County Extension Office on Monday, Feb. 20 at 5 p.m. The speaker will be Dr. Matthew Shotwell, HMH Cardiologist. A light dinner will be provided, so you must RSVP by Feb. 16 to the Harrison County Extension Office at 859-234-5510.
    Shoe Sensation Job Fair. Thursday, Feb. 16 from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Shoe Sensations will host a job fair in the community room of the public library.

    The Church of the Advent, 118 N. Walnut St., will be hosting a Pancake Dinner on Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dinner includes: pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon and biscuits.  The meal is free and all are invited. Donations will be accepted.
    The following evening on Wednesday, Feb. 29 there will be an Ash Wednesday Service and Communion at 6:30 p.m. at the Church of the Advent.


  • Cut flowers are undoubtedly the most popular manifestation of showing your love for someone on Valentine’s Day, but potted flowering plants can do the trick, too.  
    Perhaps the potted bloom has the potential to remind your lover that the sentiment lasts all year … but what does it mean if you can’t get it to bloom again?  
    Is your love doomed? Of course not, but here are some tips just in case.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Sarah Rene Allen, Dec. 16, daughter of Diana Rene Dailey and David Allen; Braden Wayne Harmon, Dec. 27, son of Tara and David Harmon; Lucas Clark Whalen, Jan. 14, son of Chad and Kristin Whalen.
    Ribbon cutting on the new $15 million expansion addition of Harrison Memorial Hospital will be held tomorrow.

  • We often times go around life thinking small. And when we think small we develop a small attitude, small mind set and fail to try to do the BIG things.
    We do that with most things in life. We dream of big houses, big bonuses, big careers, but much of the time that is all it is, a dream. We do not put effort into achieving that which everyone says we cannot do. We settle for less.
    There are a lot of individuals who made a name for themselves because they believed big.
    Abraham Lincoln overcame many setbacks to become the most influential American President.

  • Awhile back, I went to a 12-step meeting with a friend.
    I like to do that occasionally because the things they believe are applicable to anybody, even those who aren’t addicted to any particular substance.
    The first step says, “We admitted we were powerless over alcohol -- that our lives had become unmanageable.”
    I could substitute the words “cake” or “maple syrup,” “approval,” “control” or “fear” for “alcohol” and it would apply to me.