• Leesburg Homemakers
  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Wesley Andrew Nickerson, Nov. 18, son of Walter and Emily Nickerson.
    Eight year old Hallie Clough celebrates birthday in a different fashion. On her party invitations she requested items that were cat-suitable to be donated to the Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter’s cat room. She had commented that she did not need toys and Christmas was on the way. Therefore, she decided to collect items for the animal shelter.

  • Top five tips for purchasing safe toys this holiday season

    More than 250,000 children are killed or injured while playing with toys each year in the U.S. As you’re doing your holiday shopping, local child advocates are offering advice that could help keep a child you love out of the emergency room.

  • Woman’s Club of Harrison County holds November luncheon, will meet again Dec. 11

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met on Friday, Nov. 13 at Hospice of the Bluegrass for their monthly luncheon. Cheryl Case, president, welcomed members and guests and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    Case introduced her guest, Sarah Sweet. Virgie Wells welcomed guests Sue and Kitty Lake, wife and daughter of the guest speaker.
    The meal was catered by Layne Tussey and Wells offered the blessing of the meal.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: No births reported this week.
    A group of eight adults and five youth joined Dr. Larry Bishop, Cynthiana Christian Church minister, on a journey to Meridian, Miss. to help with cleanup from Hurricane Katrina.
    Groundbreaking ceremony and reception planned for the new Emergency Room, Outpatient Surgery Unit and Women’s Health Center at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    Open: Five & Dimes Hair Shop, 219 S. Walnut St. All hair cuts are $8.

  • Cool start best for bulbs

    Don’t jump the gun when it comes to planting spring flowering bulbs this fall. Spring bulbs are best planted once soil temperatures cool to about 55 degrees, so wait until we have had at least two weeks of sweater weather.  
    If it is too cool outside without a jacket then it’s just right for planting bulbs.
    So, what do our spring and summer bulbs need in a year’s worth of growth and care?  

  • EPA and partners announce plan to prevent lung cancer deaths due to radon exposure

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), American Lung Association, and other partners are announcing a strategy for preventing 3,200 lung cancer deaths annually by 2020 through radon exposure reduction strategies. Exposure to radioactive radon gas is the second leading cause of lung cancer in America. The goal to save these lives will be achieved by reducing high radon levels in five million homes, apartments, schools and childcare centers. The partnership includes three federal departments and agencies, and nine national organizations.

  • A Taste of Home Cooking School
  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

  • Cynthiana Kiwanis Club to sponsor magic/variety show fundraiser

    The Cynthiana Kiwanis Club is sponsoring this amazing fundraiser to continue to aid the community with local projects. To reward the community of this special charity, we are hosting a brand new Magic and Illusion Variety show featuring one of Kentucky’s finest illusionists, Dinky Gowen. The event will be held Saturday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. at the Harrison County High School.