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Today's Features

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Lauren Taylor Carter, Sept. 21, daughter of Jarrod and Erika Carter; Michael Rees Fuller, Aug. 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael P. Fuller; Lillian Grace Reffett, Oct. 5, daughter of Michael and Laura Reffett; Shelby Carol Oaks, Aug. 29, daughter of Amy Garrison and Steven Oaks; Shanna Renee Moore, Sept. 22, daughter of Jennifer K. VanDeren and David C. Moore II.

  • I have loads of potatoes this year, most of them are clean as a whistle. We get them out early so they are ready to harvest by mid to late August.  This early start seems to offset any significant problem with wireworms.
    The tell-tale sign of wireworms: if you do have lots of tiny holes in your potatoes you likely saw the tough little yellow or rust colored worms when you were digging your crop.
    In the past few weeks as folks begin to dig their potatoes, I am hearing the inquiry, “What are the tiny holes in my potatoes and how do I prevent them”?

  • Kelly Morgan, 32, and David Thomas Hess, 37, married Sept. 23, 2017.

    Melissa Rose-Ann Taylor, 32, and Timothy Ray Neace, 39, married Sept. 23, 2017.

    Casey Lynn Simpson, 25, and Brett Alan Wade, 29, married Sept. 25, 2017.

    Shereen Wyn Mcleod, 49, and Michael Aaron Buis, 66, married Sept. 30, 2017.

  • By Jessica Sayre, County extension agent for Horticulture
    Fall is the time to think about all those flowers we associate with spring: daffodils, crocus, and other easy-to-grow flowering bulbs. If you aren’t growing any spring-flowering bulbs in your landscape, you are missing out on some easy-to-grow plants that provide early color to your garden.

  • The Harrison County Extension Homemakers are making plans for the holidays. This year ‘Decorating for the Holidays’ is going to be before Halloween. The date is Monday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office and is free to the public.
    Hal Williams of Hal’s Flowers will be making floral arrangements. Jessica Sayre, horticulturist, will be showing us how to make decorations using plant materials from the outdoors. Harlene Welch will be instructing on how to make a Christmas spider and will share the legend about the spider.

  • The United Methodist Women of the First United Methodist Church met on Tuesday, Oct. 3 at the home of Jan Hiday. Refreshments were served by the hostess to convene the meeting. Marilyn Wash said the blessing.

  • THURSDAY, Oct. 12
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

    FRIDAY, Oct. 13
    Teen Movie: “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” Friday, Oct. 13 starting at 4 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library followed by Library After Dark. All the fun starts at 4 p.m. (6th-12th grade). Must register.