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Today's News

  • Teater to host May Omega meeting

    The Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met at the home of Lois Judy on Monday, April 6. Eleven members answered roll call by telling Easter traditions started in childhood and carried on through their families.
    Guest for the evening was Marley Judy, who was visiting with the hostess.
    The social committee gave plans for the group to go to the local play “Romeo and Juliet” in May, with dinner included. Plans will be finalized at the May meeting.

  • Stoners to observe 60th anniversary on April 29

    Buddy and Betty Stoner were married on April 29, 1955 at the home of the minister, the Rev. I.T. Blick in Charlestown, Ind.
    They are the parents of Cheryl Hoskins and Jeffrey Stoner; grandparents of Taylor Hoskins, Naomi Gifford and Kristin Collins; great-grandparents of Brittney and Kelsey Gifford and Jenna, Caleb and Kensley Collins; and great-great-grandparents of Michael Sowder.

  • Bradys to be honored with 50th anniversary reception

    Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gayle Brady (the former Phyllis Doyle) will be married 50 years on May 5.
    They will be celebrating with an anniversary reception on Sunday, May 3 from 2-4 p.m. at the Indian Creek Baptist Church’s new fellowship hall on Millersburg-Cynthiana Road.
    The event is given by their family. All friends and relatives are invited. No gifts necessary but cards are welcomed.
    They were married at Headquarters Methodist Church in 1965 by the Rev. Howard Ritchie.

  • Woman’s club holds April luncheon

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met Friday, April 10 at Hospice of the Bluegrass for the April luncheon and business meeting.  Cheryl Case, vice president, presided over the event. She welcomed member and guests.
     Anna Foley introduced her guest Jenny Copes and Violet Williams introduced her guest Joyce Clifford. We were pleased to have the ladies join us for our luncheon.  
    Case led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.  Afterward, musical guest Ben Clifford led everyone in singing My Old Kentucky Home.  

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    No births to announce this week.

  • Museum Musings

    * Log Cabin, Nov. 11, 1910 -- “Notice from Cynthiana Electric Light Company - The public will please notice that beginning on Tuesday, this company will give continuous service, which means our wires will be charged with electricity the whole time. Telephone and telegraph men, carpenters, painters, paper hangers and everyone are hereby notified and cautioned not to handle or interfere with our wires or apparatus in any way during day or night.” (It seems that prior to this time, electric lines were energized only at night.)

  • Pruning spring flowering shrubs

    June 1 is the official cut off that marks the difference between a spring bloomer and a summer bloomer. Does it matter that you know? Yes, if you want to properly prune because pruning after June 1 could result in no blooms next year.
    This spring was a great one for spring bloomers: lilacs, viburnums, azaleas, rhododendrons and many others were all able to do their thing without a major frost or freeze here at the farm.   

  • Property Transfers

    James Herman Blakeman-Executor of the Corine Blakeman Herren Estate and James Herman Blakeman-Trustee for the Corine Blakeman Herren Revocable Living Trust, to Thomas Ray Hendren, property in the Belmont Addition (Lot 8 in Block B on Third Street), $3,500.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding April 13, 2015
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Ruth Levi Whitaker, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Edna Wright, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    CIVIL CASES
    Midland Funding, LLC vs. Richard Banks, motion hour; default judgment.
    Midland Funding LLC vs. Brittney Cozy, motion hour; default judgment.
    Midland Funding vs. Jeffrey Elkhart, motion hour; summary judgment.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    April 13 -- At 7:27 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred on Ky. 1940 about two miles east of the city limits. David Nunley of Olive Hill, Ky. and William Pemberton of Morning Glory Road were driving in opposite directions. As they passed on the narrow road, the side mirrors collided and snapped off.

    CASE REPORTS
    April 10 --At 6 a.m., Gary Adams of Morning Glory Road reported the theft of several power tools from a building on his property. Evidence showed forcible entry, the report said.