Today's Features

  • The unusually cool weather for July has spurred several problems for vegetable growers throughout the county and state.

  • The Kentucky Agricultural Finance Corporation approved Harrison County for a $250,000 loan to be used for agricultural infrastructure, according to a press release from the Governor’s Office of Agricultural Policy.
    The Harrison County Extension Office receives these funds after the Kentucky State Fair, which is then given to county farmers after an extensive application process, said Gary Carter, agent for agriculture and natural resources.

  • FRIDAY, Aug. 8
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Aug. 8 at Our Little Miracles at 10:30 a.m.; Parkside, 11 a.m.; Shady Lawn, 11:30 a.m.; Robynwood Heights, 3 p.m.; Edgemont, 3:45 p.m.
    Community Day. J&B Missions will be holding its annual Community Day on Friday, Aug. 8, at Cherokee and Shawnee from 12 to 3 p.m. There will be free clothes, toys, school uniforms, household items ad furniture.

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Luke Allen Bearickx, June 27, son of Burt Allen and Jennifer Ellen Bearickx; James David (J.D.) Tucker, July 16, son of Bobby and Kelly Tucker.

  • The Yard of the Month winner for August is Lillian Riggins on Hicks Road.  This yard has the “wow” factor.  

    Lillian’s gardens are very unique with rock works, recycled lawn decorations and a pleasing mix of annuals and perennials blooming in sequence.  

  • Burley Russell Barnes was born to Mark Stewart and Michelle Stipe Barnes on Feb. 5, 2014.

    Maternal grandparents are Tony and Goldie Stipe.

  • Robert “Bob” and Marianne Leet of Mount Olivet, will be celebrating their 50th anniversary on August 10, 2014.

    Mr. and Mrs. Leet were married on August 19, 1964 by W.W. Bentley at Pisgah Baptist church in Fairview, KY. 

  • Melissa Burns and David Ott of Mansfield, Ohio, were married Monday, June 23,  with James Pierce, minister, presiding.

    The bride is the daughter of Allen and Virgie Burns of Cynthiana. The groom is the son of Fred Ott of New Paltz, New York and the late Ann Ott.

  • FRIDAY, Aug. 1
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Aug. 1 at Cynthiana Baptist Daycare at 10:30 a.m.
    Blood Drive. Friday, Aug. 1 from 1:30-6:30 p.m. at the Extension Office in the multi-purpose room at 668 New Lair Rd. Sponsored by the Harrison County Homemakers. August donors will be entered to win a trip to the Mayan Riviera. Every donor will also be entered to win two tickets to see Chicago in concert on Aug. 13 at  Riverbend in Cincinnati.