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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • You know all the jokes about people having bumper crops of summer squash?  Squash shows up in people’s cars or in public spaces because there is so much that the gardener can’t even give it away.  Well, that’s never really been a problem for me.  I have a little bit of that problem this year and I give credit to the variety and the fact that it was plated later than usual.  Others, however, have not been so blessed.

  • Kelsey Ann Young, daughter of Donnie and Tracye Young and Juan Pablo Torres, son of Guillermo and Trinidad Torres, were married on May 10, 2014 at Emerald Isle Beach, NC.
    Brittany Young, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Hannah Clampitt and Jennifer Faasii-Smith, friends of the bride.
    The groom’s attendants were Carlos Hernandez and Karuva Kaseke, friends of the groom.
    The flower girl was Lola Walinaris, friend of the groom. Tyler Ross Barnes, nephew of the bride, served as ring bearer.

  • 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.

    JOCKEY

  • * Surely hope that you have had the opportunity to visit the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum during its 20th Anniversary Celebration or during the Community Art Walk or on other recent Fridays or Saturdays. Don’t wait until the Rod Run before you come again.
    * Cynthiana News, July 11, 1867 -- “Special Notice - They are selling at Dabney’s drug store the Eugenia Hair Restorer in mammoth sized bottles at only 75 cents per bottle. Try it.”

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Trenton Kyle Marshall Wayne Coldiron, July 16, son of Laura Beth Cummins and Timothy Wayne Coldiron; Lucas Clay Herrington, July 26, son of Larry Ray and Heather Herrington.
    Opening Soon: Neace Speed Shop, 916 Hwy. 62 East (Oddville Pike). Offers certified service at affordable prices, OEM exhaust gas and diesel, oil changes, tires, brakes, performance parts.