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Today's Features

  • The Harrison County Garden Club will sponsor the Yard of the Month contest again this year. If you encounter a particularly striking yard, or you are proud of your yard, call your nomination in to either Donna Yeager at 234-6621, Pat Slade at 234-8516, Karen Creger at 588-9356, or Joan Quisenberry at 859-988-1050.

  • HOMEMAKER COMMUNITY DAY
    The annual Homemaker Community Day will be Friday, May 9 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Courthouse Square. There will be a variety of vendor stands, a bake sale, plant sales, and burger and steaks cooked by the Harrison County Beef Cattle Association. The alternate location will be Cynthiana Presbyterian Church in the case of inclement weather.

    ODDVILLE
    ALUMNI DINNER

  • Sowder Cattle Company, Cynthiana, Kentucky, is a new member of the American Angus Association®, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo.
    The American Angus Association, with over 24,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef breed association in the world. Its computerized records include detailed information on more than 17 million registered Angus.

  • The Harrison County Soil and Water Conservation District held its annual meeting April 25 at the Harrison County Cooperative Extension Office.  The district served as host to nearly 200 people.  
    A free dinner was served consisting of pulled pork and hot dogs cooked by County Judge Alex Barnett, coleslaw, baked beans, chips, and cookies from JJ’s Sweets; all served by the Harrison County Conservation District board supervisors and NRCS officials.

  • There are many assumptions about the tomato that sometimes get passed on by the most well-meaning aficionado.  
    I take my tomatoes seriously and have developed a routine to hedge my bets for a healthy summer harvest.
    When it comes to spring fever, the tomato is most abused. Most people still plant too early.  
    First, wait until our frost-free date (on average this is May 10th, give or take a week depending on where you are located).  

  • The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the Cynthiana Health Center on April 12.
    Regent Gail Kesterson called the meeting to order. The “DAR Ritual,” “Pledge of Allegiance,” “Americans Creed,” and the “Preamble” were recited, followed by singing of the “Star Spangled Banner.”
    Jayne Newman introduced Chris Browning who teaches Women’s History at the Maysville Community College in Cynthiana. We were privileged and enjoyed his presentation about various women during the American Revolutionary War.

  • Patricia Ann Adams, 65, and Charles Bronston Hanna, 65, married March 14, 2014.
    Tammy Sue Simpson Woodruff, 43, and Troy David Brewer Jr., 36, married March 8, 2014.
    Lisa Dawn Benson, 38, and Mark Allen Wagoner, 44, married March 15, 2014.
    Destany Faith Herrington, 20, and Travis Garnett Honaker, 21, married March 18, 2014.
    Jennifer Lee Dryden, 44, and Robert David Crouch, 34, married March 7, 2014.
    Dulcie Louise Wiglesworth, 45, and Michael Shane Holbert, 37, married March 14, 2014.

  • CURRY UNITED METHODIST
    Revival services will be held at Curry United Methodist Church May 1-5 at 7 p.m. nightly. Bro. Ray Snider will be the evangelist. Everyone welcome. Prayers for help and healing each night.

    NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER
    There will be a non denominational gathering for prayer for our country Thursday, May 1 at the city gym at noon. This is a National event and there will be prayer events like this all over the U.S. on that day.

  • * Guardian of Liberty, Aug. 29, 1818 - “Save Your Rags. Three cents per pound in cash will be given for clean linens and cotton rags at the office of the Guardian; they will be taken in pay of subscriptions at this office for job printing.” (Recycling is not a new idea is it?)