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Today's Features

  • Cynthia Lou Case was born to Mary Lloyd and Tom Case on Oct. 2, 2012 at T J Samson Community Hospital, Glasgow, Ky.
    She weighed 7 lbs. 11 oz., and is welcomed by her sisters and brothers, Chris and Anna Lloyd and Mason and Madison Case.
    Maternal grandparents are Trilby and Sonny Vance and Jimmy Tupman of Columbia, Ky.
    Paternal grandparents are Mary Lou LaCore of Cynthiana and the late Larry D. Case.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Madison Cheyenne Bennett, Dec. 11, daughter of Michael and Michelle Bennett; Ashley Nicole Cram, Dec. 10, daughter of Glen Cram and Thelma Henry; Harmony Readawn Evans, Dec. 3, daughter of Sherman Evans and Misty Gaunce; Ayden Wayne Jones, Dec. 7, son of Kymberlie and Troy Jones; Michael Caden Douglas Stamper, Dec. 13, son of Ashley Stamper and Donald Mansfield.
    Harrison County Farm Bureau, 105 S. Main St., is moving to its new location on US 27 S.

  • The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the home of Karrol Pinney on Dec. 8.
    Regent Melinda Rawlings called the meeting to order and welcomed the guest speaker, Juanita Herrington.
    The “DAR Ritual,” the “Pledge of Allegiance,” and the “American’s Creed” were recited, followed by singing of the “Star Spangled Banner.”
    Herrington gave an interesting review on a new book, Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand. The book was based on the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic athlete and World War II hero.

  • (StatePoint) Between family, friends, coaches and teachers, some children give as many holiday presents as they receive. Helping your child pick out great gifts can be tricky and often times, impersonal. This year, encourage your child’s creativity with easy kids’ crafts they’ll give as gifts. Do-it-yourself handmade gifts are a growing trend, thanks to the popularity of sites like Etsy and Pinterest.
    Here are a few suggestions for thoughtful gifts kids can give this holiday:

  • Fifteen beef producers from Harrison County participated in a Certified Pre-Conditioned for Health Sale (CPH 45) on Thursday, Dec. 6 at the Paris Stockyards. The sale was the first CPH sale held in Paris under new ownership.
    The cattle were delivered on Wednesday, Dec. 5 and were weighed at that point. Each animal was evaluated on quality and pinned with like cattle in the sale. The animals were fed and watered following their delivery.

  • America’s farmers and ranchers will soon have the opportunity to make a positive impact on their communities by taking part in the 2012 Census of Agriculture. Conducted every five years by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), the Census is a complete count of all U.S. farms, ranches and those who operate them.

  • Recognized for the achievements of its women’s program this year, Harrison County Farm Bureau received the 2012 Gold Star Award of Excellence during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville. The award honors county Women’s Committees for active participation in leadership development programs, agricultural promotion, educational initiatives and numerous other aspects of support to the local Farm Bureau.