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Today's Features

  • The Harrison County Service Unit Board established the “Clarence Horn Humanitarian Award” to honor and preserve the vision Horn provided in serving the people of the community.  
    Horn served as treasurer for his many years of volunteer service to the local unit.  
    This year’s recipient, Earl McNabb, will be recognized for his many contributions to the citizens of Harrison County.   

  • Cut flowers are undoubtedly the most popular manifestation of showing your love for someone on Valentine’s Day, but potted flowering plants can do the trick, too.  
    Perhaps the potted bloom has the potential to remind your lover that the sentiment lasts all year … but what does it mean if you can’t get it to bloom again?  
    Is your love doomed? Of course not, but here are some tips just in case.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Emily Dawn Case, Jan. 6, daughter of Randall and Tonya Case; Taylor Nycole Lukins, Feb. 4, daughter of Aron Lukins and Jessica Kenyon; Brooklyn Kay Milner, Dec. 29, daughter of James and Christy Milner.
    Harrison County schools closes for the remainder of the week due to illness. There were 334 students absent on Wednesday.
    Killer caught after fleeing 15 years ago. The escapee was granted a three-day pass and never returned. He was caught in Texas under an alias name.

    25 years ago . . .

  • Jennifer Lynn Ritchie, 45, and Mark Anthony Carroll, 59, married Jan. 11, 2015.

    Catherine Michelle Addison Butcher, 18, and Kenneth Wayne Couch, 33, married Jan. 13, 2015.

    Lauren Danielle Elizabeth Ishmael, 22, and Dylan Keith Lakes, 23, married Jan. 24, 2015.

    Alice Diana Holland, 31, and David Paul Jones, 45, married Jan. 30, 2015.

    Helen Jean Bresnahan, 42, and William Bernard Tobin IV, married Jan. 31, 2015.

  • The public is invited to a 90th birthday celebration for Charlie Cooper on Saturday, Feb. 21. The event will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Cynthiana from 2-4 p.m. Bring a special memory or picture. No gifts please.
    To send a card: 90th Birthday, c/o Rhonda Strawzell, 207 W. Meadow Lane, Cynthiana, KY 41031.

  • The 2014 tobacco marketing season is about to come to an end. For some it has been a very troubling season and others were very satisfied.
    The 2014 season rewarded those who had contracts. Prices and grading seemed consistent from last year. For those who are unhappy, most occurred because of the lack of a contract. Most prices for un-contracted tobacco ran from $1.20 to $1.50. I am sure there are exceptions but in most  cases the tobacco sold for a small amount over the actual cost.

  • All the talk preceding the Super Bowl was about “Deflate-gate”. The New England Patriots were accused of deflating footballs to gain an edge in the game against the Indianapolis Colts.

  • A few years ago, the late Janice Chaffee wrote the book, “If the Prodigal Were A Daughter.”