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Today's Features

  • I am always a little annoyed when people ask me how to get rid of bees.  
    Short of a deathly allergy, we should all be lucky enough to have a healthy population in the garden.  
    I have tons out and about the landscape, in the clover where I walk daily, in the garden where I work, amid the flowers where I weed… and I have never been stung.  
    Bees are vital; as I am sure you know, when it comes to pollination.  

  • The Harrison County Extension Office will be conducting several Agriculture meeting in the next two weeks. Hopefully the weather has changed and we can have the meetings without nature playing a part.
    On Monday, Feb. 28 at 8 a.m. we will have a Tobacco Production meeting. Breakfast will be served so please call if you plan to attend. Dr. Kenny Seebold and Dr. Bob Pearce will present current information on the tobacco situation.

  • The Women’s Club of Harrison County met Feb. 11 at the Cynthiana Country Club. Virgie Wells, president, lead the pledge to the flag. Lois McCauley gave the blessing and Spiritual Values.
    Bob Owen gave a talk on the Community College’s new building and Cindy Hill provided the music of several old favorites.
    Bonnie Teater introduced Julie Edwards. Her program was all about birds, building nests, laying eggs and how much fun they are to watch.
    During the business meeting:

  • Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA is accepting applications for loans and grants to create jobs and spur economic development. Funding is provided through the Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant (REDLG) program.

  • You see them at several Harrison County functions, out-of-town functions, even at nursing homes. They will delight you with their variety of music and dance moves. They are the Cyn-City Dancers.
    Jeffrey and Laura Clifford began taking a couples dance lesson about 17 years ago, attending sessions where ever they could find them. Once confident of their accomplishments, they began instructing others interested in dancing. They taught couples dance for about four years before moving on to line dancing.

  • March 2 - Harrison County 4-H Shooting Sports Coaches, 6 p.m., Harrison County Extension Office
    March 8    - 4-H Shooting Sports Club meeting, 6 p.m., Harrison County Extension Office
    March 9 - 4-H Saddle N Spur Club, 6:30 p.m., Harrison County Extension Center
    March 3-28 - 4-H School Club meetings
    March 21-25 - Spring Break
    March 30-April 2 - 4-H Shooting Sports Camp
    TBA - Harrison County 4-H Council Executive meeting, Harrison County Extension Office
    TBA - 4-H Demonstrations and Speech activities

  • Paul Lynn Tucker, Sadieville, has been recognized nationally by the American Angus Association® for having three registered Angus cows included in the Association’s 2011 Pathfinder® Report.
    Only 2,099 of the nearly 30,000 American Angus Association members are represented in this year’s report, according to Bill Bowman, chief operating officer and director of performance programs of the Association with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Missouri.

  • The deadlines to file an application for natural disaster protection under the Noninsured Assistance Program (NAP) are March 1 and March 15.
    The crops for the March 1 deadline are: Alfalfa, Clover, Grass and Mixed Grass intended for grazing, hay, or seed.

  • Thundering applause rang through out Cynthiana Baptist Church on Jan. 30, as the 6-foot-10 Nigeria native walked down the aisle after an overwhelming number of “yes” votes named him as the new senior pastor.
    After the departure of former pastor Wayne Spivey, CBC has been without a full-time senior pastor for two years. As the CBC pastor search committee worked tirelessly, interim pastor, John Withers, graciously fulfilled the empty position and led the church through the difficult “vacant” period.