Today's Features

  • (SPM Wire) Pain in your brain can be a real headache. To avoid getting hit with a doozy, consider these easy tips.
    • Drink water. Dehydration causes headaches, and most Americans are not drinking enough water. Drink your eight 8-ounce cups of water every day to drastically lower your risk of getting a headache.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Peyton Clay Fryman, June 6, son of Erik and Ella Fryman; Benjamin Wagner Lawrence, Aug. 5, son of Matthew and Bristal Lawrence; Cassandra Alexis Wilson, Aug. 14, daughter of Tim and Beth Wilson.

  • The families of Chassity Webb and Weston Jenkins announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children.
    Webb is the daughter of Zack and Jennifer Webb, the granddaughter of Tommy and Barbara Mattox and Donald and Ella Webb.
    She is a 2008 graduate from Bourbon County High School and a 2012 graduate from Georgetown College.
    Webb is employed by Paris Physical Therapy.
    Jenkins is the son of Dwayne and Trish Jenkins and the grandson of the late Elmer West Sr. and JoAnn West and Jerry and Jane Ann Jenkins.

  • * Cynthiana News, June 13, 1867 -- “Next Saturday, the young people, and the old too, will hold a picnic in the woodland pastures of John McKee, near Broadwell meetinghouse  on Ruddles Mill turnpike, three miles from Cynthiana. Everybody is invited, and expected to bring a basket strapped to the carriage. Good music is engaged for the occasion, and a place prepared for dancing. Our enterprising fellow citizens Hill and Foreman will run a conveyance from Cynthiana every hour.” (There were two areas in the county called Broadwell).

    The descendants of George Lewis (1844-1923), and Mary William Ritchie Mulligan (1850-1943) will hold their annual reunion on Saturday, Sept. 5, at the Harrison County Fairgrounds, 4-H building. The reunion will start at 10 a.m. with a potluck meal at 12:30 p.m. Bring covered dishes, canned goods for food pantry and items for auction.

  • Ample rainfall and the current mild temperatures means we can get some fall planting done sooner than later.  
    Sure, we plant trees all year round as long as we can get the shovel in the ground, but normally planting this time results in a little stress due to high heat and lots of water hauling.  
    You know me better than to recommend trees that everybody already has in every neighborhood across our hometowns. How about some new trees in the landscape that bloom in summer.  

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Katylynn Mishelle Fredricks, July 14, daughter of Terry and Jessica Fredricks.
    Golden Heating and Air is out of business and referring all their customers to Central Heating and Air, Inc.
    Gas prices becoming a concern for the Harrison school budget. The school district paid about $40,000 more last school year than the year before for gas. They estimate expenditures of $140,000 for the 2004-05 school year.

  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini announces that the Farm Storage Facility Loan (FSFL) program, which provides low-interest financing to producers to build or upgrade storage facilities, will now include dairy, flowers and meats as eligible commodities.
    “For 15 years, this program has provided affordable financing, allowing American farmers and ranchers to construct or expand storage on the farm,” said Dolcini.

  • THURSDAY, Aug. 20
    Historical Society. The Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Hospice Center's meeting room.
    The featured speaker will be Sam Flora of the Morgan's Men Association and he will speak about the Second Kentucky Confederate Cavalry that had many Harrison Countians in it. The public is welcome.

    FRIDAY, Aug. 21

    Elmarch Methodist Church will host a Bible School for one day only on Saturday, Aug. 29 at the 4-H fairgrounds. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon followed by a church potluck meal.


    Hinton United Methodist Church will celebrate homecoming on Aug. 30, 2015. Services will be held at 11 a.m. with a potluck lunch afterwards.
    Everyone is welcome.

    Sunday School Convocation