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Today's News

  • Court allows inspection of Webster Avenue house

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    He’s owned the property at 116 Webster Ave. for six years, but Tim Lesak is asking for another 45 days to bring the eyesore to city standards.

  • Search and Rescue conducts training session at Terry Dam

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Strangers wandering around Terry Dam Thursday evening would have been alarmed to see dozens of emergency responders carefully hauling someone in a rescue stretcher from the South Fork of the Licking River.

  • The strange, true tale behind the mysterious .... Woman in Black

    I didn’t quite know what I was looking for, or expecting,when I went driving down U.S. 27 south to find the reported “woman in black” walking along the highway.

  • HMH recognized for organ donor enrollment accomplishments

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) was among a select group of hospitals nationwide recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for reaching gold, silver, and bronze levels of achievement for conducting activities that promoted enrollment in state organ donor registries. The hospitals are part of a national hospital campaign, sponsored by HHS’s Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), which has added 327,659 donor enrollments to state registries nationwide since 2011, exceeding the goal of 300,000.

  • Banfields to observe 50th wedding anniversary

    Doug and Carol Banfield were married on July 25, 1964. They will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip later this year.

  • Mullens celebrate 40th anniversary

    Billy Joe and Connie (Taylor) Mullen celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on July 13.
    The couple have three children: Angie (Scotty) Hay, David (Joyce Ann) Mullen, and Melissa (Kenneth) Perkins. The couple enjoys spending time with their seven grandchildren: Makenzie Perry, Christopher Hay, Shelby and Austin Mullen, and Joseph, Taylor and Emily Perkins.
    Besides spending time with their friends and family the couple also enjoys gardening, woodworking and traveling and reside in Leeslick.

  • Kinneys renew vows on 50th anniversary

    Dale and Diane Kinney recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple was married on June 27, 1964 at Sunrise Christian Church with Don Wells officiating the ceremony.
    The Kinneys have two children: Jeff and April and are blessed with five grandchildren.
    On the date of their golden anniversary, Dale and Diane renewed their vows at a special family location. On June 29, a surprise celebration was held in their honor at Indian Creek Christian Church with many family and friends in attendance.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Tracy Aimison Nakkole Wills, June 29, daughter of Laura Ashley Coy and Michael Anthony Wills.
    Father John Sterling welcomed as the new priest at St. Edward Catholic Church.
    CT scanner in 3-D now available at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    Farmers National Bank in Berry, Ky., was the scene of a robbery early last Thursday morning.
    Johnson-McDaniel Furniture and Appliance, 122 S. Walnut St., will be holding a grand re-opening starting Friday with a new selection of quality hardwood furniture.

  • Reunions

    EARLYWINE/KELLEY/KELLY
    The annual reunion of the late Harley and Lula Kelley/Kelly Earlywine will be held Sunday, Aug. 10 at Blue Licks State Park. A potluck lunch will be served at 1 p.m. at the big shelter across from the museum. All friends and family are invited to attend. Everyone is urged to bring some favorite family recipe for a family cookbook.
    Any questions contact Shirley Earlywine Willoughby at 859-588-2390 or email shirley_willoughby@yahoo.com.

    MARSH

  • Richardson becomes Tastefully Simple consultant

    Ginnie Richardson of Cynthiana has become an independent consultant with Tastefully Simple Inc., a national direct sales company featuring more than 60 easy-to-prepare foods.
    As an independent business owner, Richardson offers food samples at home taste-testing parties, along with ideas for everyday meals, recipes and serving suggestions. All of Tastefully Simple’s products are open-and-enjoy or can be prepared by adding only one or two ingredients.