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Today's Features

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Tyler Ross Carson, Sept. 12, son of Rebecca Shepperd and Jeffery Carson; Reanna Marie and Reagan Leigh Golden, Sept. 29, twin daughters of Ryan and Melissa Golden; Addison Ross Moore, Sept. 21, daughter of Keith and Cindy Moore; Garrett Connor Marshall, Sept. 28, son of Jason and Ginni Marshall; Gema Ashtyn McCauley, Sept. 13, daughter of Greg and Sara McCauley; Larrinda Mae Prather, Sept. 21, daughter of Steven and Sharon Prather.

  • Natalie Elaine Dryden was born to Summer and Rodney Dryden of Cynthiana on Aug. 11, 2011 at Central Baptist Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 8 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Mary and Jim Riddell of Cynthiana and Chris and Robin Allan of Georgetown; maternal great-grandparents are John and Willia Troxell of Cynthiana and the late Thomas and Alfreda Allan of Michigan.
    Paternal grandparents are Tonya and Anthony Dryden of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Linda and Wayne Dryden of Cynthiana and James Gaunce of Cynthiana and the late Beverly Gaunce.

  • On Saturday, Oct. 22, from 2-4:30 p.m., a 90th birthday celebration will be held for Mrs. Clyde (Pauline) Jacobs at the Watson Community building in Brooksville, Ky.
    The party is hosted by her family, Paul W. Jacobs, Faye (Eddie) Chinn, William (Kathy) Jacobs, Charles Hayes, and Scott (Sarah) Jacobs.
    Family members and friends are invited to stop by and wish her a happy birthday. No gifts please.

  • At the last Harrison County Beef Cattle Association meeting, one of the members suggested we have a meeting to discuss the merits of Kill Vaccines vs. Modified Live Vaccines. This has been discussed in meetings, at the farm supply stores, and even between one farmer to another.

  • For centuries garlic has been enjoyed for its culinary, medicinal and spiritual qualities, including fending off evil spirits and vampires and acting as an anti-bacterial.
    There was evidence of garlic in King Tut’s tomb when it was discovered so obviously the ancient Egyptians were growing it as far back as 2100 B.C.
    That’s some serious culinary history.
    There are two categories of garlic to consider: Allium sativum, or softneck garlic and Allium ophioscordon, or hardneck garlic.   

  • Ishmael Smith, Cynthiana, ranked as ninth largest in registering the most Angus beef cattle in Kentucky having recorded 99 head of Angus with the American Angus Association® during fiscal year 2011, which ended Sept. 30, according to Bryce Schumann, CEO of the American Angus Association.

  • Double Diamond Farm, Cynthiana, has entered eight head of Gelbvieh in the Beef division of the 38th annual North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE). NAILE is recognized as the world’s largest purebred livestock show. Scheduled for Nov. 5-18, the event takes place at the Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville.