August 28, 2014

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17th Annual Mulligan Reunion Print E-mail

The descendants of George Lewis (1844-1923) and Mary William Ritchie Mulligan (1850-1943) will hold their annual reunion on Saturday, September 6 at the Harrison County Fairgrounds 4-H Building. The reunion will start at 10 a.m. with a potluck lunch at 12:30 p.m. Bring covered dishes, canned goods for food pantry, and items for auction!

Schedule of events: 10-11 a.m. - registration, door prize tickets; 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. - meet your relatives; 12:30-1:30 p.m. - covered dish lunch; 1:30-2:30 p.m. - auction; 2:30-3:15 p.m. - Mel Hankla, speaking on first long rifles in Kentucky and “The Humble Gunsmith”; 3:15-3:30 p.m. - door prizes.

For more information, contact Shirley Mulligan Swartz at 513-738-1613 or email Family and friends are invited to come and enjoy the day and all spelling of Mulligan, Mulliken are welcome!

Gosney ~ Curtis to wed
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Heritage Bank opens remodeled Falmouth office

Heritage Bank is excited to announce the August 25th opening of the renovated Falmouth office located at 1057 Ridgeway Avenue. The location, formerly an office of Pendleton Savings Bank, has been extensively remodeled with new teller stations, offices, conference room, signage, and roof.

Operation Christmas Child Print E-mail

Local civic group, church and business leaders will kick off the upcoming collection season with 710,000 gift filled shoeboxes expected to be packed by Mid-South area residents this year for needy children overseas through Operation Christmas Child. Operation Christmas Child will host a workshop at 10 a.m. at Knoxville Baptist Church, 110, E. Fairview Road, Williamstown, KY 41097 on Saturday, August 30. This meeting is for community members designated as their church, school or community group's organizer of shoeboxes. Attendees will gain new shoebox packing ideas and learn about the journey of a shoebox from local hands to the hands of a child.

During the week of November 17-24, shoeboxes packed with toys, school supplies and hygiene items will be collected at convenient drop-off locations, the first stop on a journey across the world for thousands of gifts sent to hurting children overseas using whatever means necessary---boats, airplanes, trains and even elephants.

Operation Christmas Child is a project of Samaritan's Purse, an international Christian relief and evangelism organization headed by Franklin Graham. Since 1993, Operation Christmas Child has delivered gift-filled shoeboxes to more than 113 million children in more than 150 countries. In 2014 , Operation Christmas Child hopes to collect enough shoebox gifts to reach another 10 million children, with a local goal of 710,000.