.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's Features

  • 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.

  • THURSDAY, Feb. 9
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

    FRIDAY, Feb. 10
    Unvalentine’s Party Lock-In. Friday, Feb. 10 from 4-8 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library for middle and high school students. Registration is required.

  • Dr. Kala Michele Kane, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Sturdivant of Independence, Ky. and Amos Patton Green, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph P. Green of Somerset, Ky., were united in marriage on Sept. 17, 2016, at the Second Presbyterian Church in Lexington, Ky. Brother Sam Crawford presided.
    Kane is a graduate of Harrison County High School, Cynthiana, Ky., University of Kentucky and University of Kentucky College of Denistry, Lexington, Ky.

  • George Jr. and Dorothy Harney will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 7, 2017.
    The couple were married on Feb. 7, 1967 at Lair Methodist Church by Otis Fryman.
    The couple has one son, George Harney III, a daughter-in-law, Annette Harney, two granddaughters, Kelsy and Caitlin Harney, and one great-granddaughter, Kailey Volker, and a special niece, Tina Sparks.

  • The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met on Friday, Jan. 13 at Hospice of the Bluegrass for their monthly luncheon. Cheryl Case, president, presided and welcomed members and guests and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    The meal was catered by Layne Tussey and featured ham, Waldorf salad, potato casserole, creamed lima beans and butterscotch dessert. Sonia Frazier offered the blessing of the meal. Frazier also presented spiritual values. She spoke on anxiety and used a reading from Joyce Meyer as the basis for her comments.  

  • By Jessica Sayre, County extension agent for Horticulture
    Soon you’ll be receiving seed catalogs for the 2017 vegetable-growing season. While listening to the cold wind blow outside, what a comfort it is to think about spring and summer and planning your garden.
    To make the most of your garden, every aspiring gardener should follow seven steps to have a successful gardening season.
    • Plan your garden on paper before you begin.

  • It is that time of year again and I am reminded because of the smell and road kill left behind.
    Plus, a strong scent of skunk has been lingering in the pasture this past week; and I got an Instagram video from my niece as she was clearly backing away from a lumbering black and white rodent down by the river.  
    We used to get them circling the house on winter evenings but our livestock guardian dogs’ presence has kept them at bay the last few years.  

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Jolie Kate Hill, Jan. 19, daughter of Mark D. and Melissa Hill.
    DSL comes to Harrison County. Southeast Telephone has activated a remote terminal on Wiglesworth Lane, making digital subscriber line (DSL) service available out Old Lair Road and into surrounding areas. The terminal runs DSL service down roughly three miles of phone lines. The service will cover Colony Drive off Ky. 32/36 (Millersburg Pike), Jill Lane, Wiglesworth Lane, Lang Road and part of Cook Road.

  • Sandra Palmer of Cynthiana was elected to represent LAA 2 and Ryan Ross of Berry will serve as the first alternate.
    Elected county committee members serve a three-year term and are responsible for making decisions on FSA disaster, conservation, commodity, and price support programs, as well as other important federal farm program issues.