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Today's News

  • Marriage Licenses

    Kelly Morgan, 32, and David Thomas Hess, 37, married Sept. 23, 2017.

    Melissa Rose-Ann Taylor, 32, and Timothy Ray Neace, 39, married Sept. 23, 2017.

    Casey Lynn Simpson, 25, and Brett Alan Wade, 29, married Sept. 25, 2017.

    Shereen Wyn Mcleod, 49, and Michael Aaron Buis, 66, married Sept. 30, 2017.

  • Planting bulbs this fall

    By Jessica Sayre, County extension agent for Horticulture
    Fall is the time to think about all those flowers we associate with spring: daffodils, crocus, and other easy-to-grow flowering bulbs. If you aren’t growing any spring-flowering bulbs in your landscape, you are missing out on some easy-to-grow plants that provide early color to your garden.

  • Museum Musings
  • ‘Decorating for the Holidays’ workshop to be offered by the Extension Homemakers

    The Harrison County Extension Homemakers are making plans for the holidays. This year ‘Decorating for the Holidays’ is going to be before Halloween. The date is Monday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office and is free to the public.
    Hal Williams of Hal’s Flowers will be making floral arrangements. Jessica Sayre, horticulturist, will be showing us how to make decorations using plant materials from the outdoors. Harlene Welch will be instructing on how to make a Christmas spider and will share the legend about the spider.

  • Hiday hosts October meeting of the United Methodist Women

    The United Methodist Women of the First United Methodist Church met on Tuesday, Oct. 3 at the home of Jan Hiday. Refreshments were served by the hostess to convene the meeting. Marilyn Wash said the blessing.

  • St. Edward School
  • Family of Thomas J. and Amanda Francis Hill Franklin
  • Emmy Lou was a diva, a pest, a silly, tail-wagging pup

    If I had an exotic bird as a pet, it would be more likely to outlive me.
    But, I didn’t. I had an 11-year-old maltese whose name followed the family’s Wizard of Oz theme. She was tagged with Auntie Em as a puppy and that evolved into Emmy Lou over the years.
    She was a pest.
    She would lick the lotion off my legs. She would get under foot while I was trying to cook. She always needed to “go out” at the most dramatic point of any television show.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Oct. 12
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

    FRIDAY, Oct. 13
    Teen Movie: “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” Friday, Oct. 13 starting at 4 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library followed by Library After Dark. All the fun starts at 4 p.m. (6th-12th grade). Must register.

  • Donald Hill to demonstrate artistry at Artoberfest Saturday

    On Saturday as part of Artoberfest the museum will be hosting local artist Donald Hill who will be demonstrating his wood-burning artistry at the museum from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Hill is an artist wood burner, painter, sketcher, and a woodworker/wood turner.
    He has even created the museums rocks for the Cynthiana Rock Hunt.
    He is an ex officio member of the museum’s Board of Directors and has been involved with the museum for many years.