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Today's News

  • Career Roads I have traveled ... and those left to be explored

    “This is George. How may I help you?”
    Transferred phone calls that ring my extension arrive with many different messages or requests. This one was really different.

  • Life comes at us, but it's in His control

    The last time I wrote in this spot, I was lamenting the fact that my eldest child was graduating from high school.
    I was not ready for one of my children to be an adult and leave home. Funny thing though, whether I was ready or not, it has happened.

  • Go ahead and laugh

    In 1998, I had a bad week.

  • Church News 8-28-14

    CENTRAL CHRISTIAN
    Think your not good enough to make it to Heaven? Come hear the Good News about the Grace of God at Central Christian Church, corner of Second and Riggs.  
    Wednesday night bible study at 7 p.m.; Sunday morning at 9:30 Sunday school; Sunday church services 10:30.
    Bro. Benny Northcutt is the minister. Everyone welcome.

    FIRST UNITED METHODIST

  • KCTCS signs transfer agreement with EKU

    Transferring to a four-year institution became easier for Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) students with the signing of a statewide, multi-program agreement with Eastern Kentucky University (EKU).
    “This agreement moves us closer to our goal of providing KCTCS students with seamless pathways to getting a baccalaureate degree,” said KCTCS President Michael B. McCall. “We are extremely proud of our partnership with EKU and believe it will increase student access and success.”

  • School Menus

    Sept. 1-5
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: No School.
    TUESDAY: Chicken patty on biscuit or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Mini pancakes, strawberry splash or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    FRIDAY: Scrambled egg patty on biscuit or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Feb. 15, 1945 -- “On Monday, while at the Cynthiana Stockyards, John Wheeler had the bad luck of receiving gashes on the leg from the tusk of a vicious hog. He said the attack was so sudden and swift that it was over before he had a chance to defend himself. His wounds were dressed at Harrison Memorial Hospital and he returned home.”
    * Cynthiana News, Jan. 7, 1869 -- Herman Rohs is about to establish a large coal yard near Pleasant Street on the railroad in this city.”

  • Growing herbs at home

    By Benita Peoples, County extension agent for family and consumer science
    In a botanical sense, an herb is a plant that does not produce a woody stem and dies back to the ground each winter to a perennial root system. In the garden sense, herbs are plants that serve as a major source of seasonings in food preparation. In an even broader sense, herbs include plants that are also useful for scents in cosmetics or for medicinal purposes. Some of them are woody and outstep the definition of a herbaceous plant.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Aidan Tyler Morris, May 28, son of Craig and Jennet Morris.
    Construction begins on the Harrison County High School’s new tennis courts. The six new courts will be located above the football practice field at a cost of $186,500.
    Harrison Memorial Hospital welcomes Mark E. Einbecker, MD, to its staff. Einbecker is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in problems with the hand and upper extremities.
    Harrison County Sheriff’s Department nets $1.6 million in marijuana from air raid.

  • Reunions

    GILKERSON/GILKISON
    The Gilkerson/Gilkison family reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 30 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Legion Hall on Legion Road in Paris, Ky. A potluck meal will be served at 12:30 p.m.
    Bring a covered dish, soft drinks. Utensils, plates, napkins, lemonade and coffee will be furnished. Also bring family tree information.
    For more information call Deloris G. Brooks at 859-987-4744 or Joyce G. Dean at 859-948-7064.

    MULLIGAN