Today's Features

  • I waited. I hope you did, too.  My tomatoes and peppers are  finally ready to be planted now that the forecast calls for warm spring nights.  
    Tomatoes love two things:  good drainage and heat.  
    If you have struggled with tomatoes in the past, consider what makes them most content when preparing the garden and setting your plants out.  

  • THURSDAY, May 7
    Masquerade Jewelry and Accessories $5 Sale. Thursday, May 7 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Harrison Memorial Hospital Main Lobby. Proceeds to benefit Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    April  Showers Bring May Flowers. Thursday, May 7 at 5:30 p.m. for all ages at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Decorate a flower pot and transplant a flower.
    FRIDAY, May 8

  • Thanks to my daughter, Alison, I’ve been listening to Chris Rosebrough, a Lutheran pastor in North Dakota who has a daily podcast, “Fighting for the Faith.”

  • Scott and Debbie Gray celebrated their 25th anniversary with a trip to Grand Canyon and Las Vegas, Nev.
    They were married May 5, 1990, and have two children, Destyni and Autumn Gray.

  • The Homemakers Leesburg Club of Harrison County has been learning about ways to make our family’s diets healthy. Super foods, whose nutritional values are very high are beans, greens, blueberries (and other berries), oats, walnuts, yogurt, sweet potatoes and dairy foods.
    Keeping fats and sugars low in the diet is important. In many baked goods one can substitute applesauce for shortening.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Taylor Mackenzie Hatfield, March 21, daughter of Jon and Tonya Hatfield; Mikaylah Pearl Nolan, March 1, daughter of Frank and Brandi Nolan.
    Jim and Donna Roberts have purchased Shady Brook Golf Course in Bourbon County. They also own Hawk’s Nest Bed and Breakfast and Judy’s Flowers and Gifts. Shady Brook is a nine-hole public golf course.
    • Kentucky supplied more than 75,000 soldiers to the U.S. Army during World War I.

    Benson United Methodist Church will be hosting a “Spring Sing” on Sunday, May 3 at 4 p.m. featuring the “Ole Stump Kickers” from Menifee County.
    Everyone is welcome to join us for an afternoon of singing and fellowship for the glory of Jesus.  Refreshments will be served.


  • Patrick Whyte - Guest Columnist

  • FRIDAY, May 1
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, May 1 at Community Action Headstart at 9:30 a.m.; Cynthiana Baptist Daycare, 10:45 a.m.
    Seniors Derby Party. Friday, May 1 from 10:30 a.m. to noon for the senior citizens at the Senior Citizens Center.
    SATURDAY, May 2

  • THURSDAY, April 23
    Conservation Program.
    Thursday, April 23 at 5:30 p.m. for grades kindergarten through 12th. The Soil Conservation Office will be providing free trees to participants while the Harrison County Extension Office will be exhibiting various insects and speaking about our local water tables at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.