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Today's Features

  • The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the Cynthiana Health Center on April 12.
    Regent Gail Kesterson called the meeting to order. The “DAR Ritual,” “Pledge of Allegiance,” “Americans Creed,” and the “Preamble” were recited, followed by singing of the “Star Spangled Banner.”
    Jayne Newman introduced Chris Browning who teaches Women’s History at the Maysville Community College in Cynthiana. We were privileged and enjoyed his presentation about various women during the American Revolutionary War.

  • Patricia Ann Adams, 65, and Charles Bronston Hanna, 65, married March 14, 2014.
    Tammy Sue Simpson Woodruff, 43, and Troy David Brewer Jr., 36, married March 8, 2014.
    Lisa Dawn Benson, 38, and Mark Allen Wagoner, 44, married March 15, 2014.
    Destany Faith Herrington, 20, and Travis Garnett Honaker, 21, married March 18, 2014.
    Jennifer Lee Dryden, 44, and Robert David Crouch, 34, married March 7, 2014.
    Dulcie Louise Wiglesworth, 45, and Michael Shane Holbert, 37, married March 14, 2014.

  • CURRY UNITED METHODIST
    Revival services will be held at Curry United Methodist Church May 1-5 at 7 p.m. nightly. Bro. Ray Snider will be the evangelist. Everyone welcome. Prayers for help and healing each night.

    NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER
    There will be a non denominational gathering for prayer for our country Thursday, May 1 at the city gym at noon. This is a National event and there will be prayer events like this all over the U.S. on that day.

  • * Guardian of Liberty, Aug. 29, 1818 - “Save Your Rags. Three cents per pound in cash will be given for clean linens and cotton rags at the office of the Guardian; they will be taken in pay of subscriptions at this office for job printing.” (Recycling is not a new idea is it?)

  • The annual Oddville Alumni dinner will be held May 24 at The Vault, Main Street, across from the courthouse.  Gathering will commence at 4:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Anyone who attended Oddville School or has an affection for it is invited to attend. A hot catered buffet dinner is $18 per person served by Layne Tussey of “The Vault Catering.” Payments are required by May 19.  

  • The Cedar Ridge Health Campus selected The Refuge For Women as their 2013 charity. Each year a local charity is chosen by the team.
    The staff at Cedar Ridge promotes fundraisers throughout the year to raise funds as well as volunteering their time and donating vacation hours. The total funds raised this year was $8,162.
    The community’s participation is much appreciated in helping support the nominated charity.

  • By Benita Peoples, Co. ext. agent
    The next event on the Harrison County Extension Homemaker’s agenda will take place Monday, May 5 at 6 p.m. They will host their 68th annual meeting. The event activities include dinner, a guest speaker, member recognitions, and a short business meeting. This year’s guest is Chautauqua orator L. Henry Dowell who will present as Harland “Colonel” Sanders, More than Fried Chicken. The event is open to the public and the cost is $12 per person. Tickets may be purchased at the Harrison County Extension Office.  

  • Yesterday when I was buying fish for dinner, Harry the seafood guy looked at me and said, “Today has been a good day.”
    He didn’t say why, and I suppose I should’ve asked him.

  • I was a struggling sophomore student in seminary who was working two jobs to make sure I could afford tuition and my daily upkeep. On this particular day, I was excited about the prospect of meeting with a benefactor who had promised to help with my tuition payments for the next semester.

  • I made a big mistake last year and burned up my Kalanchoes - it took the entire summer for these cool succulents to recover.  
    I will not make that mistake again. After adding another crinkled-leaf variety to my collection that I purchased from Gallrein’s greenhouses last week, I set to the task of resetting our patio with plants and seat cushions.