Today's Features


    Then God spoke saying, “Invest your time, your money, and your talents into bringing the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the people of Harrison County, Kentucky.” With that charge from heaven’s throne, on Oct. 9, 1818 a group of Methodists launched the ministry that has grown into First United Methodist Church.

  • One of my favorite writers, Anne Lamott, recently posted on Facebook that she’s always wanted to write a book called, “All the People I Still Hate: A Christian Perspective.”
    That makes me laugh.
    This woman is a mess and has wonky theology, but she’s honest about her flaws and knows that it’s the blood of Jesus that “saves a wretch like me.”
    She wrote that she knows Christians aren’t supposed to hate, because hate is ugly and diminishes the soul of the hater.

  • THURSDAY, Nov. 8
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Nov. 8  at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

    FRIDAY, Nov. 9
    Veterans Day Program. The AJROTC of Harrison County High School will be hosting a Veterans Day Program on Friday, Nov. 9 at 9 a.m. in the high school auditorium. All veterans are welcome to attend and asked to check in the high school library prior to the program by no later than 8:45 a.m.

  • By Jessica Sayre, County extension agent for Horticulture

  • Leaf raking is an autumn chore that only children enjoy because they get to undo it in one fowl swoop.  
    We rake and pile; and they jump. I propose a new approach that just may make us all happy: Adults can still rake a little, children can still play and trees will benefit from some mulch and fertilizer.  
    At the farm, raking leaves is passé; we let them stay where they fall (with reason, of course) which is usually beneath their canopy.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Corbin Daniel Crump, June 16, son of John Crump and Monica Hernandez; Chase Ryan Doming, Sept. 25, son of Shay and Kelly Doming; Makayla Jo Nelson, Oct. 16, daughter of Joey and Darla Nelson; SallyKate Elizabeth Ravencraft, Oct. 5, daughter of Danny and Rachel Ravencraft.
    Grand opening was held for the newly added dining room, lunch and dinner buffet and salad bar at Angilo’s, US Hwy. 27 South.
    Two new commissioners named in Berry: Melissa Lea and Mary Nichols.

  • Ingredients
    1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
    1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
    1/2 cup cold butter
    1/4 cup canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
    Cream Cheese Layer
    2 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
    1/2 cup sugar
    2 tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
    1 teaspoon vanilla
    1 egg

    Pecan Pie Layer
    1/3 cup butter, melted
    1 cup packed brown sugar
    3 tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
    3 eggs