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Today's Features

  • THURSDAY, June 14
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, June 14  at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Thursday, June 14 for the Elmarch Church Program at 1 p.m.

    FRIDAY, June 15

  • Brother Clifford and Mary Frances Neat will be honored with a reception at Connersville Christian Church on Saturday, June 23 to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary from 2-4 p.m.
    They were married June 22, 1958 in New Viena, Ohio. They have ministered to several Christian Church congregations during their marriage.
    Please join us in the celebration. No gifts please.

  • If your daffodils didn’t bloom well this year, ask yourself these two questions: did you allow the foliage to die back naturally last summer before you cut it off; and has it been eons since they were last divided?  
    Patience is a virtue when it comes to daffodils. Often the first color to appear in early spring, their beauty is long awaited.  
    Then we have to wait another two months before we can remove the dulling green foliage. The foliage gathers nutrients for the bulb to store over winter, allowing it to grow and bloom next spring.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Kaylee Nicole Dargavell, May 1, daughter of Bradley and Brittany Dargavell; Haven Alexis Harlow-Gripshover, April 14, daughter of Teryna and Tommy Gripshover.
    Cynthiana Police Chief Steve Muntz has announced his retirement effective July 31. He has been with the police department for 21 years.
    The Harrison County Breds face LexCath at Applebee’s. Seeking fourth state title.
    Showing at Rohs Opera House: What Happens in Vegas. Coming will be Kung Fu Panda, Classic Wizard of Oz, and Wall-e.

  • (StatePoint) Beyond keeping your refrigerator art in place, you may not think about magnets all that often, but, magnets are the driving force behind many products you use every day.
    Magnets can be found in nearly every room of your house, from your computer’s hard drive disk that’s coated with tiny magnets to store data, to your vacuum cleaner, which may have an electric motor that runs by magnetism. Magnets are everywhere -- in your doorbell, microwave and even your blankets!

  • (StatePoint) Want to beat the heat this summer? Staying cool in hot weather can be easier with these top tips.
    • Bottom’s Up

  • (StatePoint) If your fridge is filled with save-the-dates and wedding invitations, you’re inevitably facing the daunting question: what to give?
    In taking a look at the couple’s registry, you may have been surprised by some of the items listed.

  • (StatePoint) Hosting friends and family for backyard barbecues, picnics and garden parties during summer carries its own challenges. Here are a few tips guaranteed to keep your guests cool, comfortable and happy when you entertain.

  • (StatePoint) Your time outside can quickly lead to an increased risk of exposure to dangerous ultraviolet (UV) rays that can cause a sun spot on the white of the eye called a pinguecula. These may look yellow in appearance and cause irritation over time. Moreover, long-term exposure to harmful UV rays can cause the formation of cataracts, leading to blurred vision and can ultimately require cataract surgery to correct.