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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • 4-H Club Organization and Project Enrollment in Progress
    We are meeting with all 4th and 5th graders and middle school students to give them an opportunity to enroll in 4-H for the upcoming year. In addition all high school students grades 9-12, St. Edwards Club and home school students are eligible to participate in 4-H. Enrollment packets are also available at the Harrison County Extension office.
    The enrollment forms should be returned as soon as possible to school offices or the Harrison County Extension Office so we can make project member lists and club lists.

  • Tachycardia is a dangerously rapid heartbeat, arrhythmia is an irregular heartbeat and dead is no heartbeat at all — and I had all three recently.
    That may be a slight exaggeration and a bit of melodrama, but the truth is I experienced severe panic recently.
    I lost my camera.
    And by “my camera” I mean the one the Chronicle gave me to use and not mine to keep.

  • CENTRAL CHRISTIAN
    Central Christian Church will be hosting a Singspiration on Oct. 23 at 4 p.m. Local talent will be featured. Refreshments will be served after the program. Everyone is invited to attend.
    Pastor Barry Wethington is travelling with a Missions group to Haiti this month.
    Jimmy Moore, a former youth minister at Central Christian, will speak on Sunday, Oct. 16 in the absence of Wethington. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m., preaching at 10:30. Old friends and former members are encouraged to visit.

  • FRIDAY, Oct. 14
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Oct. 14 at Cynthiana Baptist Daycare at 10:30 a.m.; Eastside Laundry, 2:45 p.m.; Grand Haven, 3-4 p.m.
    MONDAY, Oct. 17
    HCHS Class of 1957. The Harrison County High School Class of 1957 will meet at Biancke’s on Oct. 17 at noon.

  • Yazell Farms, Cynthiana, Kentucky, is a new member of the American Angus Association®, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo.
    The American Angus Association, with nearly 30,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef breed association in the world.  Its computerized records include detailed information on nearly 19 million registered Angus.