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Today's Features

  • THURSDAY, Oct. 30
    $5 Masquerade Jewelry and Accessories Sale.
    Thursday, Oct. 30 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the main lobby at Harrison Memorial Hospital. Proceeds to benefit Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    Drop In Crafternoon. Thursday, Oct. 30 from 4-5:30 p.m. for all ages. Program takes place in the basement of the Presbyterian church.

  • Charlene Dawson, president, opened the October meeting of Omega Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi at the home of Linda Root.
    Ten members and one guest were present. Dawson introduced member Bonnie Teater, who had the program for the evening.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Brooke Ashtyn Bennett, Oct. 18, daughter of Jeff and Janet Bennett; William Fredrick Cummins, Sept. 20, son of Linda Smith and Roy Lee Cummins; Isaiah Thomas Dahmer, Oct. 11, son of Stephen and Marilyn Dahmer; Dylan Hunter Joy, Sept. 15, son of Michael and Melissa Joy; Laurynn Saige Miracle, Oct. 12, daughter of Daniel and Develyn Miracle; Blake Alexander Northcutt, Oct. 11, son of Jeff and Brandy Northcutt.

  • It looks like this late turnip crop is going to be a good one thanks to cool temperatures and adequate rain fall.  
    I may even have some little ones ready in honor of Halloween this year, too, even though they will only be salad size.  
    What does the turnip have to do with Halloween you may ask? Well, they just may be more authentic than that pumpkin on the porch.  
    Pumpkins have been for sale for weeks and children have decided on costumes, but somewhere in the middle of it all is the story of All Hallow’s Eve.   

  • By Lee McClellan,
    guest columnist
    The pioneers settling along the verdant South Fork of Licking River in what is now Harrison County had a tenuous hold on their lands in 1780. The privations of carving crude civilization out of wilderness, the threat of attack by enraged Shawnee or their ilk, in addition to the whirlwind of the western theater of the Revolutionary War, all combined for a tough life.

  • According to a recent LifeWay Research survey, when God answers prayer, he tends to do it in the South.
    Two times as many Southerners as people in the Northeast who pray say all of their prayers have been answered.
    Hmmm. I live in the South and I’m here to tell you that the survey is hooey, at least if you judge by my “God answers my prayers” track record.

  • I remember as a youngster getting to go to Grandma and Grandpa’s house. What a treat. Grandma would always have something baked up and there would be sweets out on the table. She always greeted me with a big bear hug.

  • CLAYSVILLE CHRISTIAN
    Claysville Christian Church will host Three Nights of Hope Oct. 27-29 from 6-7:30 p.m. nightly. Guest speaker will be Sammy Harris, lead minister at Leesburg Christian Church. Praise and worship time each night.
    For more information call the church at 859-234-5482.

    CYNTHIANA
    PRESBYTERIAN

    On Sunday, Oct. 26 at 5:30 p.m., Cynthiana Presbyterian Church will host a potluck supper and entertainment will follow.

  • THURSDAY, Oct. 23
    Boo Bunch Boogie Dance Party
    . Thursday, Oct. 23 at 5:30 p.m. for Pre-K through 2nd grade in the basement of the Cynthiana Presbyterian Church. Pre-register by calling 234-4881. Costumes welcome but not required.
    Women’s Book Group. Thursday, Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. The book for the month of October is Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver. The meeting will take place at Biancke’s.