Today's Features

  • By Jessica Barnes, County extension agent for Ag. and Natural Resources

     Beef cattle production is a year-round job. There are certain things you can do to make things more organized, whether you have a spring-calving or a fall-calving herd.

  • By Jessica H. Sayre, County extension agent for horticulture

    Summer months are the harvest season for blueberries and blackberries, both of which have the potential to grow very well in Kentucky. Harvest time for blueberries, which are native to North America, is from early June through early August. Blackberry harvest is from mid-June to early October. These delicious fruits offer several health benefits, and they capture the essence of summer in their sweetness.

  • Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces funding for 821 projects across the nation that will help rural small businesses and agricultural producers reduce energy usage and costs in their operations. The funding is available through the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) and will be used to make energy efficiency improvements and install renewable energy systems.

  • THURSDAY, July 7 

    BBR Fitness. Thursday, July 7 at 2 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Will be giving a weight lifting demonstration and workout tips. For grades 6th through 12th.


    FRIDAY, July 8



    Thursday evening services are held at 6 p.m.; Sunday services are at 10:30 a.m.

    Services are held at the Center at 201 N. Second Sr., Berry, Ky.

    For more information call 859-954-1573, 859-954-0579.




    The Harrison County Hymn Sing broadcasts a live program of gospel music every Sunday evening from 5 - 6 pm on WCYN 1400 AM


    When I first met my husband he drove a brand-new 1973 Mercury Comet GT, white with orange pinstripes along the sides and orange vinyl interior -- and a manual transmission.

    As Barry attempted to teach me how to drive it, I proved myself to be a willing student, but not an adept one.

  • Mr. and Mrs. David Vickers of Cynthiana, Ky., announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Ann Vickers, to Cody Barton Lisle Brumley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bart Brumley of Milford, Ky.

    Vickers is a dental assistant with Cynthiana Dental Center and a pharmacy technician with Walmart Pharmacy.

    Brumley is a field mechanic with Bevin’s Motor Company of Paris, Ky.

    A September wedding is being planned.

  • Powdery mildew is probably the most common garden fungus around.  

    It is not too terribly picky about where it spreads, it likes humid and dry weather, thrives in the heat of the summer and is hard to control once it has started. 

    The trick here is to prevent it from happening by proper plant selection, spacing and treatment before it takes hold.


    The Richardson, Franklin, Ritchie reunion will be held Saturday, July 9, at the Richardson homeplace on Peak Lane.

    Lunch will be served at 12 p.m. Meat and utensils will be furnished. Bring a covered dish or drinks.

    For more information, call Dorotha White at 859-954-8337 or Vivian Richardson at 859-289-2001.

    HCHS CLASS OF 1996