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Today's News

  • Vegetable meeting planned for Monday

    With the snow this week and the cold temperatures who would think it is only a few months until we will be thinking about spring seeding and growing vegetables for 2011.

  • From the pages of The Farmer’s Almanac

    So what does The Old Farmer’s Almanac say about 2011? Even if you don’t follow this sort of prognostication there are some interesting observations based in a little fact and a little myth. Here are a few of my favorites that may explain a bit more about nature as we enter into another year.  
    David Phillips of Environment Canada reminds us that plant and animal activity is rarely an indicator of what is to come but rather what occurred the previous season or year.  

  • Menus

    Jan. 17-21
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: No School
    TUESDAY: Cereal, toast, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: French toast w/syrup, bacon, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Sausage, biscuits, jelly, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    FRIDAY: Scrambled eggs, sausage links, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
    MONDAY: No School

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Jan. 13
    Winter Fest Craft Program. Thursday, Jan. 13 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Will be making three crafts and enjoying “Snowman Soup” (hot chocolate). This program is for our adult patrons. Pre-registration is required. Call the library at 234-4881 or stop by the front desk to register.
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Jan. 13 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.
    FRIDAY, Jan. 14

  • Marriage Licenses

    Sarah Elizabeth Riggle, 22, and Brandon Allen Shaw, 24, married Nov. 20, 2010.
    Angela Marie Montgomery, 42, and Jessie Lawrence Barnett Jr., 37, married Nov. 23, 2010.
    Milisa Jane Hamlin, 49, and Eugene Ingoglia, 75, married Nov. 29, 2010.
    Ashley Gail Crump, 18, and Steven Wayne Cole, 30, married Nov. 20, 2010.
    Samantha Danielle Malone, 21, and Devon Rayne Dickey, 24, married Nov. 27, 2010.
    Rachel Lynn Taylor, 21, and Hiram Alexander Hall, 26, married Dec. 11, 2010.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Gary Wayne Gardner II, Dec. 26, son of Tabitha Cox and Gary Gardner; Spencer Alan Gray, Dec. 5, son of Lisa Fryman and Alan Gray; Andrew Cole Nickell, Jan. 1, 2001, son of Anthony and Laney Nickell; Zachary William Sturgeon, Dec. 28, son of Joshua Pelkey and Tamara Sturgeon; Cecil Ray Watts, Dec. 18, son of James Watts Jr. and Laura Gooden; Cheyenne Susan Wells, Dec. 28, daughter of Allen and Angela Wells.

  • Museum Musings

    * Log Cabin, Sept. 4, 1914 - “New Post Office on Walnut Street - Inspector’s Secret Gallery, a long narrow gallery extending across above the main work room with only small ‘peep’ holes or openings with black shutters, enabling an inspector to see every employee in the office without himself being seen. A passage leads from the gallery to the basement. An inspector may therefore enter the secret passage either from the basement or from the second floor, without being seen by any office employee.” (Present site of Whalen’s Real Estate)

  • Emma Elizabeth Curd

    Emma Elizabeth Curd was born to David and Heather Eden Curd of Cynthiana on Oct. 14, 2010 at Central Baptist Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs. 2 oz.

  • Karissa Faith Williams

    Karissa Faith Williams was born to Electra Nicole Feeback and William Williams of Cynthiana on Dec. 22, 2010 at Central Baptist Hospital.
    She weighed 6 lbs. 11 oz.

  • Self-proclaimed Copper King arrested

    Drugs and a less than stable economy will drive any dishonest person to great extremes, even if they have to put great effort into it, according to local officials.
    Harrison county residents have found themselves checking the dead-bolt twice to ensure the houses have been locked up tight in order to keep people from taking precious metals from their walls.
    The scare may be over for now due to a recent arrest that labeled one man as an infamous, yet an unorthodox thief.