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    Jacqueline M. Young, Stephanie Latasha Sons, Spencer Aubrey, Nicholas Whitaker, and Duncan T. Bell.

  • Some plants provide winter interest with berries

    This December has been a cold one thus far. I don’t mind a gloomy day here or there, I actually find them some what restorative. Too many in a row, though, can be sort of depressing. 

    We all say we want winter interest, but sometimes we forget about it once spring rolls around and we get excited about a new season. Have you selected things that will capture your eye in January? 

  • Church Briefs


    “The Hour of Power” Radio Ministry, aired weekly on Saturday mornings on 90.7 FM (The Wind), at 10-11 a.m.

    The Rev. Don Fryman will bring a message each week along with special music by various singers across Harrison County and surrounding counties.


    Watch-Night services will be held Dec. 31 at 8 p.m. at Union Baptist Church. Special singing by the Bluegrass Gospel  Travelers, Kathy Hess, Don Powell, Thunder Ridge, and special guest Ashley Simpson.

    Everyone is welcome to attend.


  • A’shaelyn Blaine Veandric Cummins

    A’shaelyn Blaine Veandric Cummins

    A’shaelyn Blaine Veandric Cummins was born to Stormi Cummins and Jonathan ‘Bud’ Mackey on Nov. 14, 2008 at Georgetown Community Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs. 4.5 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Vesta Cummins and the late Blaine Cummins; maternal great-grandparents are Rose Stone and Amos Penney, and the late Artie Custard and the late William Cummins.

    Paternal grandmother is Erica Mackey; paternal great-grandparents are Mattie Mackey and the Rev. Earl Mackey.

  • Breds look to ice Polar Bears in classic

    The Harrison County Thorobreds were scheduled to battle the host Bracken County Polar Bears Tuesday afternoon to round out the First National Bank Holiday Classic.

    Prior to the Bracken County match-up, the Thorobreds had claimed one victory in three outings in the classic.

    On Friday, Dec. 26, the Breds fell short against Lewis County, 72-68.

    The Thorobreds had five players in double figures, but the outcome still left HCHS lagging behind.

  • EMT’s stolen truck found at A. Keller

    Two Nicholas County men are under arrest after a series  of alleged unlawful activities early Saturday morning.

    Paul Douglas Jolly, 46, and Doug Hunt, 32, remain in the Montgomery County Detention Center on charges of theft by unlawful taking of a vehicle. The stolen vehicle was dumped into the Licking River in Harrison County at A. Keller.

    Jolly and Hunt were in close proximity of the Nicholas County Fire Department around 3:30 a.m. when firefighters were called to a house fire in the county.

  • Christmas birthday isn't all jingles, but does have perks

    It’s hard celebrating your birthday with Jesus.

    Don’t get me wrong... if there’s anyone I would like to share birthday associations with, it would be the main man himself. I’m just saying, it’s a little difficult sharing the spotlight with someone referred to as the Savior.

    My Christmas birthday has always been somewhat of a struggle, if you will.

    The first struggle I’ve always encountered has been the disbelief of the audience.

    “You’re a Christmas baby?” they ask, eyes wide.

  • College to help those looking for new careers

    With an economy in recession, an emergency response team for career survival at Maysville Community-Technical College is ready to help, said director Bruce Florence.

    With companies and factories tightening financial belts and possibly laying off workers, Florence said MCTC-LVC will be a helping hand.

    “Right now we have to address the fact that there are people in our community that are going to face being laid off,” said Florence.

    “We want to be there to guide them through this,” said MCTC-LVC public relations specialist Sandy Power.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Jan. 1

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Trey Jackson Bell, Dec. 15, son of Lovena Price and Chris Bell; Kassidie Brianne Childress, Jan. 4, daughter of Jessica and Westley Childress; Paige Allison Miller, Dec. 26, daughter of Mark and Emily Miller; Reagan Nicole Sadler, Dec. 31, daughter of Billy Ray and Tanya Sadler Jr.; Amanda Rodes Judy, Dec. 22, daughter of Kyle and Terri Judy.