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Today's Features

  • THURSDAY, April 21
    Broken Pot Fairy Garden. Thursday, April 21 at 10 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Adult activity. Pre-registration a must.
    FRIDAY, April 22
    Document Shred Day. Bring no-longer-needed documents to be shredded free of charge on April 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Parking Lot 1 of Harrison Memorial Hospital’s campus.
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, April 22 at Cynthiana Baptist Daycare at 10:30 a.m.
    SATURDAY, April 23

  • Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces that dairy farms participating in the Margin Protection Program (MPP) can now update their production history when an eligible family member joins the operation. The voluntary program protects participating dairy producers when the margin – the difference between the price of milk and feed costs – falls below levels of protection selected by the applicant.

  • CHFS (Social Services) held its second annual appreciation lunch on Tuesday, April 19 for law enforcement officers in honor of Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month. The luncheon was held at the Harrison County Extension Office. The event also supported Red Nose Day, making a difference for Kids (meals for children living in homeless shelters, eye exam and glasses, provides books, supplies and activities to help keep reading skills sharp during the summer, and more), which will be celebrated on May 26.

  • The Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport began its summer activities with the Wings and Wheels event held Saturday, April 16. Wings and Wheels is a day for the community to get up close and personal with airplanes, classic cars, antique tractors and motorcycles.
    The next event is planned for May 14, and will host its Silver Eagles day. Anyone over the age of 60 will be invited to come to the airport for free airplane rides.

  • The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board approves $255,208 for agricultural diversification and rural development programs across the Commonwealth during its April board meeting.
    Deceased Farm Animal Removal Program
    The Deceased Farm Animal Removal Program serves as a measure to facilitate the coordination of environmentally sound and cost effective disposal of deceased livestock for Kentucky producers. Two Deceased Farm Animal Removal Programs totaling ($15,000) were approved by the board for Harrison ($7,500) and Henry ($7,500) counties.

  • The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library on April 9.
    Regent Gail Kesterson called the meeting to order. We were honored to have the Jemima Johnson Chapter as our guest.
    The DAR Ritual, Pledge of Allegiance, The American’s Creed, and the Preamble to the Constitution were recited, followed by the singing of the Star Spangled Banner.
    Kesterson introduced Professor Chris Browning, who gave an interesting presentation about Margaret Kemble Gage, a little known figure in the American Revolutionary War.

  • Camden Ray Spencer was born to Amanda and Jonathan Spencer of Paris, Ky., on April 3, 2016, at the University of Kentucky Hospital.
    He weighed 6 lbs. 5 oz., and is welcomed by his sisters Kailey Spencer and Lindsey Gayle.
    Maternal grandparents are Phyllis Feeback and Ann Slade of Cynthiana and Jr. and Mary Nichols of Berry, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are Marshall and Dottie Nichols and the late George and Edna Feeback.

  • Mulch has become a landscape staple, almost to a fault when it is over applied, smothering roots and girdling trunks.  When done properly is can help to suppress weeds, retain moisture and moderate temperature.  These things can be achieved using a variety of materials but which type of mulch suits your needs best?