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  • Wash recipient for the 2016 Clarence Horn Humanitarian Award

    The Harrison County Service Unit of the Salvation Army has announced the recipient of the Clarence Horn Humanitarian Award for 2016. The service unit board has proclaimed Marilyn Wash as the 2016 recipient.
    Wash is involved with several volunteer organizations and serves the community in many capacities through the Harrison County Food Pantry, the United Fund and several church organizations.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Jacob Kyle Chambers, Jan. 10, son of John L. and Susan Chambers; Taylor Jade Hitchcock, Feb. 5, daughter of Tracey and Daniel Hitchcock;  Elijah Joseph Pelkey, Feb. 9, son of Graydon and Johnna Pelkey; Wyatt Allen Richie, Jan. 25, son of Daniel and Michelle Richie.
    The Cynthiana City Commission approves the final readings of two ordinances strengthening code enforcement; residents reminded that parking tickets are being issued to those who are parking on the sidewalks.

  • Deadline near for poster and essay contest

    How do “Kentucky Farmers Feed the Hungry”? Kentucky students have until April 7 to submit original works to answer that question in the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s (KDA’s) and Kentucky Agriculture and Environment in the Classroom’s 17th annual Poster and Essay Contest.

  • Millersburg Garden Club has new year, new ideas

    Newly  elected co-presidents of the Millersburg Garden Club  are Allison Cox and  Kay Thomas. Their theme for 2017-2018 is, “Gardening Together In Fellowship, Learning and  Service.” They, along with all the board members, have put  together some  great  programs for the upcoming year.

  • Berry Homemakers
  • Spring peepers in the air

    Absolutely nothing says spring more than the distant chorus of spring peepers.  There is a wooded stream just off Conner Station that is home to a cacophonous band of peepers all competing for as many females as they can.  
    On a warm March evening, especially after a shower, spring peepers remind me of how glorious rural life can be.  Just by listening a whole other world can be imagined.

  • What are the benefits of dormant oil sprays?

    A healthy fruit crop from your favorite fruit tree can dramatically increase with some late winter attention.  
    Pruning is key to healthy fruit trees and fruit production. You can prune any time after the threat of harsh winter weather is over until just before the tree is in full bloom.  Prune out any winter damage, branches that grow inward and crowded limbs.
    Prune young trees (under five years old) by removing new or young shoots at their branch origin.

  • Gear up for spring with the Harrison Co. Extension Service

    By Jessica Sayre, Co. extension agent for Horticulture
    With the weather that we have had so far this winter, it feels like spring is just around the corner. With these warmer temperatures many of you are probably like me and are looking forward to getting out and planting. The horticulture program at the extension office has lots of upcoming events to help you get excited and prepare you for the upcoming growing season.  

  • Woman’s Club of Harrison Co. holds February luncheon

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met Friday, Feb. 10 at Hospice of the Bluegrass for their monthly luncheon and business meeting. President Cheryl Case welcomed members and guests then led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Alexus Meshay Eversole, Dec. 15, daughter of Daniel Eversole and Cherity Sayre; Kayley Brooke Gammon, Feb. 5, daughter of Gary and Melissa Gammon; Hunter Allyn Glenn, Jan. 9, son of Wayne and Holly Glenn; Boston Lee J.T. Reynolds, Jan. 16, son of Jessica and Petey Reynolds.
    Now open: Pro Coatings, SEM spray on truckbed liners, located at 799 Ky. Hwy. 356.