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Today's Features

  • Who among us is guilty of not noticing something until it’s too late?  
    Yes, all of a sudden there is nothing left of your blue spruce or arborvitae.Bagworms have been munching on the needles for weeks and we wonder how it all happened.  
    Well, they are at work right now so go outside and take inventory of your evergreens because that’s what the bagworm likes the most.
    Now is the time they do their damage unless we put a stop to it.
    Ten years ago or so I saw the worst bagworm infestation I have ever seen in my life.  

  • The Kentucky USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) announces that continuous sign-up for the  Highly Erodible Land (HEL)  Initiative under the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) started on July 23, 2012. Kentucky received a total allocation of 39,400 acres to enroll in the HEL CRP program. Offers will be accepted until either the state acreage allocation limit is reached or Sept. 30, 2012 whichever occurs first.

  • Sarah Clay Ammerman and Dustin Ross of Cynthiana, Ky., were united in marriage on March 31, 2012, at half past five o’clock in the evening at A. Keller Farm. The Rev. Wayne Tolson officiated.
    The bride is the daughter of Mike and Debbie Ammerman of Cynthiana. The bridegroom is the son of Bridgette Oliver of Burlington, N.C. and the grandson of Brenda Hunt from Cynthiana.
    The bride is an office manager for Farmer’s Tobacco Company.  He is a lab scientist from Combined Physicians Lab in Cynthiana.
    The couple will reside in Georgetown, Ky.

  • Joe Lee Judy and Judy True Judy will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012. The reception will take place in the fellowship hall at the Cynthiana Baptist Church from 2:30-4:30 p.m. All friends and family are invited to attend.
    The Judys were married on Aug. 5, 1962 at the First Baptist Church in Paris, Ky.
    They request no gifts please.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Catron Arleane Arnold, July 2, daughter of Jennifer and Sam Arnold IV; Morgan Renee Bussell, July 18, daughter of Derrick Bussell and Julie Minton; Evan Thomas Copes, July 16, son of Kenny and Sandra Copes; Evan Nicole Gibson, June 26, daughter of Billy and Christy Gibson; Megan Bessie Ann Huff, July 8, daughter of Mark Allen and Freda Jane Huff.

  • * It seems incredible that 18 years ago this July a small group of dedicated volunteers (several of whom are still diligently working for the museum) opened the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum for this special community. There were only a few things on display at that July, 1994 opening compared to the current collection of 2,000+ items.

  • Many middle-aged adults are finding themselves caring and supporting two generations- their children and their aging parents. While caregiving can be very rewarding, it often can bring additional emotional, physical and financial stresses for caregivers as they try to balance a career, parenting and elder care.

  • 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.

    HCHS BAND ALUMNI
    Band! Atten-hut! The fourth annual reunion of the Harrison County Band Alumni will take place this Saturday at the Rohs Opera House from 2:30-5 p.m. All current and former band members should dust off their instruments and pull out their tattered school song music as the event will kick off with off with a rowdy rendition of the HCHS Fight Song.

  • We have all asked the question “Why hasn’t my plant bloomed?” Sometimes the answer is as simple as not enough sunlight, not old enough, not cold enough or hot enough, etc.
    In fact, it could be as simple as a little digging and dividing for some renewed blooming attitude.
    For most of my herbaceous perennials I wait until early fall to do a good portion of my digging and dividing.