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Today's Features

  • BERRY UNITED
    METHODIST
    Berry United Methodist Church will host a bake sale on Saturday, May 7 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Walmart in Cynthiana.
    Come and purchase something for mom.

    CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
    An informal Christian Home Fellowship meets the second and fourth Saturday of each month from 6-8 p.m. for more information call Janet at 859-954-1145.

    FAITH PENTECOSTAL
    ‘Voices of Triumph’ will present a gospel sing concert on Saturday, May 7 at 7 p.m. at Faith Pentecostal Church, 104 E. Pike St.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Ashley Renee Ishmael, March 29, daughter of Thomas and Mary Ishmael; Halie Renae Evans, April 6, daughter of Tonya Evans; Shane Tyler Porter, Feb. 7, son of Jill Hammons and Bobby Porter Jr.
    The Recreation Department office is now located at River Road Park.
    Grede sale tentatively set for July 13, and 280 employees will be terminated at negotiations end. Grede Perm Cast is located on New Lair Road. Grede Foundries Inc. purchased the Cynthiana plant in 1986 from Eaton Corporation.

  • Jillian Rose Hall of Cynthiana, daughter of Ronnie Hall of Mt. Sterling, Ky. and Andrea Hughes of Georgetown, Ky., and Edward Colten ‘Coty’ Berry of Cynthiana, son of the late Edward Berry of Berry, Ky. and Jennifer Roberts of Cynthiana, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    Hall is a 2010 Harrison County High School graduate and is a sophomore at Maysville Community and Technical College studying Office Technology.
    Berry is a 2009 Harrison County High School graduate and is employed by Toyota of Georgetown, Ky.

  • Alexander Mitchell Spigles was born to Cheryl McRoberts and Craig Spigles of Cynthiana on Dec. 9, 2010 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 lbs. 5 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are James and Linda McRoberts of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Thelma McRoberts and the late Carl E. McRoberts Sr.
    Paternal grandparents are Robert E. Janet Spigles of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandmother is Geneva French.

  • Brynlee Raine Batson was born to H.D. and Cindi Batson on Jan. 11, 2011 at Central Baptist Hospital. She weighed 7.8 lbs.
    Grandparents are Ben and Terry Sloat and Donnie and Kay Batson.

  • The annual Whitaker family reunion will be held Sunday, May 1 at the 4-H Grounds, US 27 S. Gates open at 9 a.m. A potluck lunch will be served.

  • Monday-Friday: 4-H Sewing Projects as scheduled
    Tuesdays: 4-H Crocheting Projects; 3:30-4:30 p.m., Extension Office
    Tuesdays: 4-H Quilting Projects; 3:30-5 p.m., Extension Office
    2nd Tuesdays: 4-H Shooting Sports Club, Harrison County Extension Office
    Wednesdays: 4-H Knitting Projects; 3:30-4:30 p.m., Extension Office
    2nd Wednesdays: 4-H Saddle N Spur Club, 6:30 p.m., Extension Office
    2nd Mondays: 4-H Rabbit Club, 4:30-5:30 p.m Extension Office

    April

  • The Harrison County Farmers Market will open the 2011 Farmers Market located at Flat Run Veterans Park on Saturday, April 30 at 10 a.m.
    After completion of the market facility we have prepared for this date. We will have a representative from the Kentucky Governors Office of AG Policy and members of county and city government to participate in the ribbon cutting ceremony.

  • The corn planting season has begun for a few who are planting a large number of acres. With the current wet period it may be different to plant corn at the optimum time for the highest yield possible. Soil temperatures and wet conditions will determine how successful we will be for the production season.
    Dr. Jim Herbek, Corn Specialist at Princeton Station, developed a fact sheet on planting dates which should consider all information when deciding on timing of planting corn. I have selected a part of this article for you to consider.