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Today's News

  • Owen earns Chamber Hall of Fame induction

    Last week’s Chamber of Commerce awards dinner was just a few days shy of being one month since the death of the wife of Harrison County’s first Hall of Fame inductee since 2005.

    Bob Owen sat in the audience of the Chamber dinner with his fellow Rotarians.

  • Golden Alert search for Shady Lawn cancelled after resident found safe

    The Golden Alert that was issued over the weekend for a resident of Shady Lawn Nursing Home was lifted Sunday afternoon when he was found at his mother’s.

    Larry Price, 46, was reported missing from the facility on Friday, March 22.

  • Court approves change in road stone contractor

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court has agreed to enter into a contract for road stone with a new provider.

    After several years of business with Hinkle, Bourbon Limestone, a lower bid was submitted and awarded by Hilltop Stone to provide road stone for county road projects.

  • Corner Stone Church planning mission trip to Honduras

     

    Corner Stone Christian Church has chosen Honduras for its first international mission trip.

    In only its 10 years of existence, six members of Corner Stone Christian Church have chosen to accept the call to spread the word of God in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

  • Harrison County’s ‘Triple Crown’ begins April 20

    The first 5K run of Harrison County’s “Triple Crown” is scheduled for April 20. The Chamber of Commerce’s Earth Day 5K will kick off the series of three races, which will also include the Hot Summer’s Night 5K Run & Cook-out and the Born to Run 5K.  

    Last year, the first Earth Day Run had a very successful debut with 65 runners and walkers completing the course.  

  • Lenten Food Drive
  • Homemaker Briefs

    The Leesburg Homemaker Club has a membership of 15, with six active members and nine members-at-large. Besides serving in the office of County Homemaker President, Judy Morris serves as the Leesburg Club president.
    Morris was recently honored with an award for her years of various service in Extension at the Extension Leadership Event held March 18.
    Other club officers are Sue Burrier-treasurer and Carole Roberts-secretary.

  • Duncans celebrate 50th anniversary with family dinner

    Carl and Patricia Duncan celebrated 50 years of marriage on Feb. 9, 2013. The couple exchanged vows on Feb. 9, 1963 in Oxford, Ky. The wedding was officiated by the late Rev. Charles Egbert. Their attendants were Elwood and Linda Sharron.
    The Duncans are the parents of five children, Bobby Duncan, Larry Duncan, Connie Duncan Bell, Sherry Duncan Judy and Gary Duncan. They have 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
    They were honored with a surprise dinner given by their children and attended by 39 family members at The Vault in Cynthiana.

  • Price-Gray joined in marriage on Jan. 19

    Megann and Austin Haynes and Kayla and Nick Gray  announce the marriage of their parents, LaDonna Marlene Price and Timothy Dean Gray. Mr. and Mrs. Gray were joined in marriage on Jan. 19, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. at their home in Paris, Ky.
    The bride was given to the groom by her son, Austin Haynes.  Kayla Gray, daughter of the groom, and Megann Haynes, daughter of the bride, served as bridesmaids. Nick Gray, son of the groom, and Austin Haynes, son of the bride, served as groomsmen.
    A reception with family and friends followed the ceremony.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Jacob Wayne Callahan, March 17, son of Jeremy W. Callahan and Hannah L. Fryman; Bradyn Clay Lukins, March 9, son of Nick and Ciji Lukins; Tyler Wray Thomas Navarre, March 18, son of Rob and Stacey Navarre; Hannah Elizabeth Norfleet, Feb. 27, daughter of Henry and Mary Gim Norfleet.
    The 46th annual Lions Club Auction to begin Monday.
    The grand opening of Jetubs, 102 S. Walnut St., will be held March 29.