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Today's Features

  • During March, Family and Consumer Science professionals with the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service will make special efforts to educate citizens about ways to improve the quality of life for adults, youth, individuals and families.
    The emphasis is on eating right through nutrition and food safety, spending smart through financial management skills, enjoying home through safety, relationships and parenting skills, and sharing time through community and volunteerism.

  • Courtney Moore, daughter of Matt and Heather Moore and Regina and Joel Ralston of Cynthiana, has been selected finalist for Kentucky’s 31st Annual Homecoming Queen Selection to be held April 9 and 10 at the Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport in Louisville, Ky.
    She is the Harrison County High School Homecoming Queen.
    Kentucky’s 2011 Homecoming Queen will receive a cash scholarship plus an all expense paid trip to the National finals to compete with the queens from the other states for America’s Homecoming Queen.

  • * Cynthiana Democrat, April 27, 1933 - “A section of the weights of the courthouse clock weighing about 1500 pounds fell from the cupola about nine o’clock Monday morning when the cable of twisted metal holding the weight broke sending it crashing through the second story to the stairway in the lobby, where it rolled down the steps to the first floor. No one was in the lobby at the time of the accident.”
    * Cynthiana News, June 23, 1870 - “J. A. Welford shipped 200 barrels of A. Kellar Bourbon Whiskey to G. A. Fellows & Co., New York.”

  • Marymichael Elane Gasser was born to Nathan and Megan Gasser of Cynthiana on Jan. 24, 2011 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs. 11 oz., and is welcomed by her brother, Addison and sister, Kathryn.
    Maternal grandparents are Kevin and Kathy Grayson of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Billy and Shirley Grayson and Lewis and Mary Jo Gaffin; maternal great-great-grandmother is Lucy Grayson of Cynthiana.

  • Lillian Elizabeth (Lilly Beth) Brown was born to Stephen Dale Hicks of Cynthiana on Sept. 26, 2010 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 5 lbs. 8 oz.
    Paternal grandparents are Angela Dawson and Fernando Alvarado of Cynthiana, and Stephen and Lisa Hicks of Morehead, Ky.; paternal great-grandparents are Dr. Charles and Rhonda Hicks, Lexington.

  • Charles and Minnie McKinney of Cynthiana will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on March 7.

  • 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

    March

  • Barry Sims, County Executive Director of the Harrison County Farm Service Agency announces that Mike Stroub has been re-elected to serve a three year term on the Farm Service Agency Committee. His term of office began on Jan. 1, 2011.  Stroub will serve as chairperson, Thomas Florence Jr. will serve as vice chairperson, Ricci Roland as regular member, and Freda Custard, COC advisor.
    The Farm Service Agency Committee is responsible for the administration of various Federal Farm programs including Price Support, Conservation and Farm Loan Programs.

  • The Harrison County Extension Office will be conducting several Agriculture meetings in the next two weeks. Hopefully the weather has changed and we can have the meetings without nature playing a part.
    Phase I meeting for application signups will occur on Tuesday, March 1 at 7 p.m.  The meeting will be held at the Harrison County Extension Office.
    Pesticide Certification meeting will be held Friday, March 4 at 10 a.m. The program is for farmers and users of pesticides for crops in our county. If you have questions give our office a call at 234-5510.