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Today's Features

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Christopher Allen Barnett, May 14, son of Christina Rodgers and Chris Barnett; Ryley Chase and Shawn Michael Dahmer, April 15, twin sons of Traci and Shayne Dahmer; Alexia Marie Fryman, April 26, daughter of Kimberly Denise Fryman and Tony White; Dylan Marrik Price, April 30, son of Chad and DeeAnna Price.
    Blue Grass Energy if the first to locate at the business park on Seabiscuit Way with $4.1 million construction project.

  • (StatePoint) The work week can be busy and stressful, from shuttling the family around to packing everyone’s lunch.
    If you’re constantly taking care of others, ask yourself, are you taking sufficient care of yourself? At mealtime, it’s important to take a minute to re-energize, particularly during a long work day.
    Rather than ordering heavy meals or packing the same old thing day in and day out, find yourself other quick and tasty lunch ideas that are satisfying and have nutritional value.
    Here are some things to keep in mind.

  • We are still eating from a fantastic harvest of sweet potatoes last fall.  
    I planted out about 25 organic slips purchased from Country Corner Greenhouse in Shepherdsville in late May and by early November we had four nursery crates full of one of nature’s perfect foods.
    Seven months and counting in storage with no spoilage is impressive.  
    We are down to about six sweet potatoes; just in time for a transition to other summer vegetables.  

  • The Harrison County Homemakers, in conjunction with AAA auto club and the Kentucky State Government, is offering a driver’s safety program open to all Kentucky drivers 55 years and over.State Trooper Kendra Wilson will be the class instructor. She will teach using real life situations via video presentation. This class will include, but will not be limited to the following:
    • Driving tips.
    • Up to date driving techniques.
    • Latest vehicle technologies (i.e. anti-lock brakes, lane departure warning systems etc.).

  • The Northcutt family reunion will be held Sunday, June 1, at the Curry Fellowship Building beginning at 12:30 p.m.
    Join your families and bring a dish or two.

  • Ronin Wade Meyer was born to William Michael Meyer and Shelley Wade Meyer of Cynthiana on April 28, 2014 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 8 lbs. 10 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Randy and Wanda Wade of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Betty Clifford and Georgia Wade.
    Paternal grandparents are Jay and Cathy Meyer of Chesterfield, Ky. and Paula Sosbe of Louisville, Ky.; paternal great-grandparents are Paul Kopey and Bernie and Beverly Meyer.

  • Kember Shea Farrell was born to Kevin and Shannon Farrell of Cynthiana on May 9, 2014 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Randy and Wanda Wade of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Betty Clifford and Georgia Wade.
    Paternal grandparents are Chris and Joan Farrell of LaPlata, Md.; paternal great-grandmother is Carol Hancock.

  • Mr. and Mrs. James H. Martin announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Laura Beth, to Alex Spenser Fryman, son of Suzie LaCore and Rick (Hub) Fryman.
    Martin is a 2006 graduate of Harrison County High School and a recent graduate of Bluegrass Community Technical College. She is a Dental Assistant.
    Fryman is a 2005 graduate of Harrison County High School and a 2009 graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Engineering. He is employed by ATI in Nicholasville as a Research Engineer.

  • Staff members with the Kentucky State Parks are offering free advice on some of their favorite hiking trails across the state.
    The suggested trails are on the Kentucky State Park website – www.parks.ky.gov under “Staff Picks” – and offer basic information about the trails, a brief description of what guests will see and experience while on these state park trails as well as a photo.

  • Since moving here, my wife and I have been amazed at the number of active 80 and 90 year olds in the county.
    We are in awe of their spryness and ability to continue living on their own terms. I’ve had the pleasure of making friends and ministering to a couple in their mid-90s who still lived on their own until his recent passing.