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Today's News

  • Church’s size doesn’t measure Jesus’ presence

    By 10:10 a.m., the place was packed.

    I had come for the 10:30 a.m. worship service, the first one in Cornerstone Baptist Church’s new ministry campus in Inverness, Fla.

    They had set out 800 chairs, but by 10:30, more than 1,000 people had shown up.

    The pastor opened the service by singing, “The hand of our God is on this place.”

  • County’s “nature preserve” isn’t money well spent

    To the editor:

    There it is - the good news that Harrison County will be using taxpayer money to buy another farm. I am overjoyed to hear that a large sum of money will be going to a select few because another article in the same paper sadly proclaimed that unemployment hit 12 percent. This is a red-letter day! I am happy to see this new leadership continue the practice of buying farms/properties to line the pockets of a few individuals.                       

  • BGE reminds customers to verify workers’ IDs for safety

    As police in Lexington and Sadieville search for suspects who are posing as utility workers, Blue Grass Energy reminds its members that they should ask to see BGEnergy photo IDs of workers, and to call the co-op at 888-546-4243 if they are concerned.

  • Way Back When...

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Jacob Taylor Crump, Aug. 6, son of Jody and Christy Crump; Nicole Paige Hail, July 14, daughter of Dwight and Cathy Hail; Carter Jay Hammond, Aug. 7, son of Brad and Susan Ross Hammond; Nathaniel Chase Jolly, Aug. 28, son of Daniel and Joanie Jolly; Haley Lane Martin, Aug. 22, daughter of Alexis Webber and Rodney Martin; Joshua Joseph Ross, Aug. 25, son of Ryan and Karen Ross; Sawyer Hume Taylor, Aug. 26, son of William D. and Beth Looney Taylor; Jeremy Hunter Tumey, Aug. 22, son of James and Opal Tumey.

  • Reunions

    HCHS CLASS OF 1994

    The Harrison County High School Class of 1994 invites all classmates to attend their 15 year reunion Saturday, Sept. 26 from 8 p.m. – midnight at Cherry Blossom Golf and Country Club in Georgetown, Ky. Cost is $60 for a couple or $35 for an individual.

    Mail your check payable to Harrison County Class of 1994 to 490 Shaw Lane, Cynthiana, KY 41031. Contact Christy at 859-583-4047 or Emily at 859-333-2308 for more information.

    JOCKEY

  • Flu level reaches 'widespread'

    According to a press release from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Kentucky’s flu level has been raised from ‘regional’ to ‘widespread.’

    “People just need to take the same precautions they would with regular flu,” WEDCO public health director Crystal Caudill said.

    Caudill said those individuals experiencing flu-like symptoms are more than likely suffering from H1N1, formerly referred to as the swine flu.

  • Cool temperatures initiate bloom

    How about this weather? I am anticipating a very good orchid season coming up because our temperatures have been so mild lately, especially with night time temperatures dipping into the 50s already. These cool nights are one part of the puzzle in order to get some plants to bloom in the winter indoors.

    When attempting to grow tropical plants, we are met with the challenge of mimicking their native habitat, which is difficult inside our homes. We can allow Mother Nature to take care of some of this, outside, for now. 

  • Homemaker Events

    •Renew Homemaker Dues: $8 mailbox member.

    •Little Feet, Big Feet: Sept. 12, one mile walk for children and an adult. Pre-registration of $5 ($10 at the event) will insure a t-shirt and prize. Registration forms at the Extension Office. Event is sponsored by CHP Wellness Committee.

    •Butterfly Sweatshirt Workshop: Monday, Sept. 14, 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Extension Office. $10 fee for the class. Call for a list of supplies you will need to bring.

  • Bicycle Club’s maiden ride will be Saturday, Aug. 15

    Peter Newberry and his wife Kim love to bike.

    As members of Champions for a Drug Free Harrison County, they’re hoping to spread their love of biking to others - through the Champions Cycling Club.

    “I’ve often thought about this,” Newberry said about the idea.

    Several months ago, Newberry presented the idea to Champions.

    “They immediately took hold of it,” he said.

    Next Saturday, the Newberrys will offer a Bicycle Safety Seminar at the Harrison County Sheriff’s office from 10 a.m. to noon.

  • School Menus

    Sept. 21-25

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL

    MONDAY: Pancakes with syrup, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.

    TUESDAY: Cereal, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: French toast, syrup with powdered sugar, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: Cereal, donuts, juice choices, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: Waffles with syrup, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS