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Today's News

  • Academic briefs

    On Saturday, May 11, Chelsey Layne Switzer graduated from Northern Kentucky University with a Bacholors of Science in Athletic Training and a minor in Exercise Science.
    During her time at NKU she was secretary and then president of the NKU Athletic Training Club. She was awarded the Outstanding Athletic Training Student Scholarship.
    She is the daughter of James Paul and Susan Switzer.

  • Score 'N' More
  • Dawsons to observe 50th anniversary

    Jerry and Charlene McCauley Dawson will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on June 15. The couple was married at Republican Christian Church by the Rev. Ben Moore, assisted by Marvin Johnson, in June of 1963.
    In honor of this occasion, a reception will be held on Sunday, June 9 at the Cynthiana Christian Church from 2-4 p.m. Friends and family are invited to attend. Please, no gifts.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Alexys Faith Switzer, May 5, daughter of Randy T. and Angye D. Switzer; Riley Scott Warmouth, May 18, son of Richard and Andrea Warmouth.
    Harrison County Farm Bureau welcomes their new adjuster, Joe Etris.
    • The only known moonbow in the western hemisphere can be seen at Cumberland Falls near Corbin.
    • Stoner Creek in Bourbon County was named for Michael Stoner, a companion in Daniel Boone.

    25 years ago . . .

  • Reunions

    ANNESS
    Family and friends of James and Julia Anness will meet for a reunion at Northside Elementary School on Sunday, June 2 at 12:30 p.m. Bring a covered dish to share.

    ARNOLD
    The 66th annual Arnold reunion will be held Sunday, June 9 at the Mt. Caramel Christian Church on U.S. 27 South at 12:45 p.m.

    HATFIELD-WORKMAN
    The Hatfield-Workman reunion will be held at Flat Run Veterans Park (shelter area) on June 9. A potluck meal will be served at 12:30 p.m.

  • Five Generations
  • Peonies are long-lived in the garden

    A couple of weeks ago one of the prettiest flowers in the garden started to bloom.  
    This great cut-leaf Japanese peony, Paeonia tenuifolia, opened its simple ruby-colored petals to reveal bright yellow stamen.  
     The finely cut foliage, reminiscent of the most finely cut foliage of a Japanese maple, allows the plant to be interesting in the mixed border the rest of the growing season, too.  

  • Woodman of the World
  • Phase I meeting planned for Monday

    The Harrison County Phase I meeting for 2013 will be held Monday, June 3 at 8 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Harrison County Extension meeting room.
    The program will be an opportunity to receive the 2013 application and discuss changes from previous years. I would encourage you to attend this meeting, if possible. This is not a mandatory meeting.
    The deadline for returning your application is Monday, June 17 at 4:30 p.m. No exceptions will be accepted.

  • Scholarship Recipient