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Today's Features

  • 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.  

  • The Cynthiana Service Center Farm Service Agency, serving Harrison County is currently conducting sign-up for the Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) to eligible producers who suffered losses beginning Oct. 1, 2011, and subsequent years.

  • FRIDAY, May 2
    Bookmobile.
    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, May 2 at New Beginnings at 10:30 a.m.; Our Little Miracles, 11 a.m.; Robynwood Heights, 3 p.m.; Edgemont, 3:45 p.m.

  • Here’s a great idea: Let’s stop fighting.

  • During my senior year of high school, I lived with my grandparents. My grandparents lived, at that time, a mile off the main dirt road. The joke around there was the sun set between Somerset and their house.

  • 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.
    The event is sponsored by the Harrison County Ministerial Association.

    BERRY BAPTIST
    A revival will be held April 25-27 at Berry Baptist Church, Berry, Ky., featuring Bluegrass Boys Quartet.