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Today's Features

  • Americans have all sorts of reputations, one being our love affair with the perfect lawn. The funny thing about it is that many of our lawn care habits actually create additional problems that need some sort of intervention.  
    It is a vicious lawn care cycle.  
    Fertilize, mow, spray, fertilize, mow, spray … why not just mow high and enjoy the clover?
    No matter how many times agronomists warn us not to fertilize in the spring, products fly off the shelf in April and May.  
    Fall is the time to fertilize, if you must.  

  • John W. McCauley, State Executive Director of USDA’s Kentucky Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds producers that June 1, 2012, is the deadline for enrolling in the 2012 Direct and Counter-cyclical Program (DCP), Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) Program and the Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program (SURE). This is a statutory deadline for all participants in these programs.

  • Sarah Forsythe and Richard Warmouth, both of Berry, Ky., announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The ceremony will take place on Saturday, June 16, 2012 at Berry United Methodist Church at 3 p.m.
    Forsythe is the daughter of Marshall and Mary Nichols of Berry and the late Harold Forsythe. She is a 2005 graduate of Harrison County High School.
    Warmouth is the son of Juanna Hutchison of Demossville, Ky. and Walter Dean Warmouth of Carlisle, Ky. He is a 2012 graduate of Harrison County Adult Education Center.

  • Roger and Debbie Lemons announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, LeAnn Frances, to Jeffrey Lee Ammerman, father of Lauren Elyse and son of Bill and Linda Ammerman.
    Lemons is the granddaughter of Robert “Lightnin” and Nellie Rorer and the late Jack J. Sowder, and Robert and Rhoda Lemons.
    Ammerman is the grandson of the late S.C. and Alice Ammerman and Irvin and Edna Harney.

  • Betty Jean Gray, 69, and Robert Leslie Haviland, 71, married March 31, 2012.
    Kyleigh Georgeann Smart, 22, and Timothy Wayne Brooks, 30, married April 5, 2012.
    Kelsey Samara Leadingham, 24, and Robert Austin Dacci, 26, married April 7, 2012.
    Rachel Ann Thornberry, 21, and Aaron Michael Lyons, 21, married April 14, 2012.
    Maria Martina Corazon Glalon Canon, 21, and Julian Griffith, 62, married April 14, 2012.
    Lydia Le-Nelle Noble, 20, and Andrew James Whirls, 22, married April 14, 2012.

  • Camryn Conner Florence
    Camryn Conner Florence was born to Seth and Lindsey Florence of Cynthiana on May 4, 2012 at the University of Kentucky Hospital.
    She weighed 5 lbs. 11 oz., and is welcomed by her sister, Taylor Katherine Florence.
    Maternal grandparents are Wayne and Kay Conner of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Julian and Peggy Gray, and Bill Conner, all of Cynthiana, and the late Edna Conner.
    Paternal grandparents are Deeann Ruppert of Cynthiana and Rick Florence.

  • The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library community room on May 12.
    Melinda Rawlings, Regent, called the meeting to order and welcomed guests and new members, Marilyn Elfers, Carol Carroll, and Gail Kesterson, who was unable to attend.
    Lisa Ramsey was introduced and she gave a very informative presentation on Hospice of Bluegrass.
    The DAR Ritual, Pledge of Allegiance and the American’s Creed were recited, followed by singing of the Star Spangled Banner.

  • The Northcutt family reunion will be held Sunday, June 3 at the Curry fellowship building on Upper Curry Road beginning at 12:30 p.m. Everyone welcome and should bring a dish to share.

  • The annual Oddville Alumni dinner will be held May 26 at the Cynthiana Christian Church fellowship hall. Gathering will commence at 4:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Anyone who attended Oddville School is invited to attend and guests are also welcome. A catered buffet dinner is $18 per person served by Layne Tussey of The Vault Catering.  Reservations are required by May 20.  
    Each year at the alumni dinner scholarships have been awarded. Contributions are welcome to continue these scholarships.    

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Brenda Michelle Scott, May 3, daughter of Allen N. Scott and Tina Scott.
    Harrison Memorial Hospital welcomes Ramon Luis Caballero, MD, a board-certified urologist. He specializes in female urinary incontinence and pelvic reconstruction, male voiding dysfunction and pediactric urology.
    • The lowest point in Kentucky is only 257 feet above sea level - near Hickman in Fulton County. The lowest points in Harrison County are in Claysville and Robinson at 582 feet above sea level.