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Today's Features

  • Just last week my own local paper, The Sentinel-News, had a cautionary article about deer and their movements this time of the year.
    It’s a dance that can cause injury to car, body, or store front in some cases. It seems there is a story at least once where a deer walks into a local business or busts into someone’s living room.  
    I am here, however, to remind you that your young trees are vulnerable too, love and hormones can make for some crazy behavior and the deer rut has begun.  

  • On Nov. 3, Secretary Vilsack declared 63 Kentucky counties as disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by drought that occurred from Aug. 1, 2010, and continuing. The counties are:

  • THURSDAY, Nov. 18
    Healthy Informed Men Seminar. Nov. 18 from 8:30-10 a.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office. Free breakfast. Registration begins at 8 a.m.
    Historical Society. Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Library Annex. Kenny Simpson will present a program about a trip he along with a group of Harrison Countians took to Alaska. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.
    Harry Potter Program. Thursday, Nov. 18 at 4:30 p.m. for ages 11-18 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: No births this issue.
    Actress Glenn Close visits the farm of the Bellis-Jones family. Close was interested in buying one of the Bellis-Jones’ riding horses for her daughter.
    Harrison County band will be featured on KET for the KMEA State Marching Band finals.

  • * Thanks, thanks to our veterans. It is near impossible to express in words what we owe to these men and women.
    * Dan Lipinski - “On the battlefield, the military pledges to leave no soldier behind. As a nation, let it be our pledge that when they return home, we leave no veteran behind.”
    * Your local museum. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum, honors veterans. The military displays recognize those who have served throughout time and at present with pictures, flags, uniforms, memorabilia.

  • • May 16-18 - Harrison County 4-H Hunter and Home Gun Safety Education, May 16 and 17 at the Harrison County Extension Office 6-9 p.m. and May 18 at the Roberts Farm on Mudlick Road.
    • June 28 - Harrison County 4-H Camp, North Central 4-H Camp, Nicholas County
    • July 7-16 - Harrison County Fair
    • July 25-27 - Harrison County 4-H Hunter and Home Gun Safety Education, July 25 and 26 at the Harrison County Extension Office, 6-9 p.m. and July 27 at the Roberts Farm on Mudlick Road.

  • Holiday Foods - Monday, Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office. Tickets  are $10 and can be purchased at the Extension Office.

    Healthy Informed Men Seminar -  Nov. 18, 8 a.m., Harrison County Extension Office.

    Leader Training - Don’t Let Falls Get You Down, Nov. 23, 1 and 7 p.m., Harrison County Extension Office.

  • The University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service, selected health organizations from across the State and the Governor’s Office has launched a campaign to educate Kentuckians about “fall prevention.”

  • THURSDAY, Nov. 11
    Northside Council. Northside Site Based Council will meet Thursday, Nov. 11 at 3:45 p.m. in the Northside library. The public is invited to attend.
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

  • It is that time of the year again: The attack of the lady beetles.  
    Usually they sneak their way into our homes before now, but the mild weather has kept them at bay. The chill is here so people are asking, “What do I do about all the lady bugs in my house?”  
    Well, the short answer is seal up the house well and get out the vacuum cleaner.