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Today's Features

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: John Bond Alexander, May 2, son of MaryBeth and Steve Alexander; Jarett Will Banks, June 14, son of Greg and Kimberly Jo Banks; Andrew Scott and Leccia Carol Nickerson, June 27, twins of Junior and Susan Nickerson; Alexis Elaine Tomlin, June 28, daughter of William Scott Tomlin and Doris Fay Traylor; Payton Elizabeth Walker, May 16, daughter of Nancy and Jeremy Walker.

  • ANDERSON
    The Anderson reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 5 at Antioch Mills Christian Church with a potluck meal at 1 p.m. Drink and table service provided.

    EARLYWINE
    The annual Earlywine reunion of the descendants of the late Lewis Frank and Sarah Wagoner Earlywine and their children, Richard Earlywine, Dora Earlywine Reeves, Jessie Earlywine, Harley Earlywine, Jimmie Earlywine, Ethel Earlywine Whirles, Roy D. Earlywine and Mandy Earlywine Mynear will be held Sunday, Aug. 12 at Blue Licks State Park in the lower shelter.

  • Not only will the July 27 “An Evening with the Arts” feature over 30 artists displaying their work in local businesses, 10 authors set up in outdoor booths, a courtroom drama by the harriCYN Community Theatre, the Post-it Note Fashion Show, and the 1st Annual Poetry Slam, it will be the biggest night of music of the year. With two bands, two outdoor stages, various musicians and singers, “An Evening with the Arts” will be sure to delight music lovers of all ages.

  • Most of us have learned to fear bamboo. I used to think that the only good place for them was in planting beds that were smack-dab-in-the-middle of parking lots … no chance of a runner reaching your garden in that case.  
    It’s the horror stories that stick with us.  
    We usually only hear about the invasive claims about bamboo and how it escaped a neighbor’s yard only to take over your prized perennial bed.  

  • Harrison County’s Cooperative Extension Agent Gary Carter along with intern Eli Mann will be conducting a Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Chute-side Training.  The BQA training will be held Aug. 4 starting at 10 a.m. at the Harrison County High School’s Vocational Agriculture Farm.
    The goal of the BQA program is to maximize consumer confidence and acceptance of beef by focusing the producers’ attention to daily production practices that influence safety, wholesomeness and quality of beef and beef products.

  • A number of farmers are wondering what can I do with all of this non-productive corn. The drought has nearly eliminated all corn where there was no watering capabilities. Those fields that were watered may be hurt due to the extreme temperatures and pollination failed to occur.

  • Creatures of the Night Teen Zombie Party will be held at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library on Wednesday, July 18 at 1:30 p.m. for ages 10 and up. Stephen Hollen will be present to tell stories about Creatures of the Night including zombies, vampires, Frankenstein, and ghosts. You will also learn to do zombie stage make-up and play zombie games. Pre-registration is appreciated.