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  • The 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 hot catered buffet dinner is $18 per person served by Layne Tussey of  The Vault Catering.  Reservations are required by May 20.  

  • Landon Tod Morrison was born to Rebecca Caswell and Dustin Morrison of Cynthiana on April 22, 2012 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 lbs. 11 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Dale Caswell, Angela Callahan and Ronnie Arnold, all of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Jane and Billy Callahan and Rita Caswell.
    Paternal grandparents are Rhonda and Tod Morrison of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Evelyn and Allie Morrison and JoElla and Roy Cope.

  • By William M. Meyer, Co. ext. agent
    2012 4-H Summer Camp
    It is that time again to sign up for the 2012 4-H Summer Camp. As many past campers will say, it is what they look forward to every year, and with good reason. 4-H Summer Camp is a great time to have fun, socialize, meet new friends, and make memories for a lifetime.  No matter what your interest is, there is something at camp for you, whether it is outdoor activities, sports, or swimming. Campers also participate in pool and field Olympics, as well as camp fire activities.

  • The 2012 Phase I deadline will be Monday, May 14 at 4:30 p.m. This will be the only sign up for 2012 and the program will include up to $3,000 per producer. The applications are available at the Harrison County Extension Office and can be picked up during business hours and returned by May 14.
    Following the application period, the local board will score the applications on May 15. All scoring will be based on a scoring sheet which is supplied by the Governor’s Office of Ag Policy.
    If you have any questions, call the Extension Office at 234-5510.

  • The Harrison County Conservation District will be accepting requests for cost share funding under the Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share and Environmental Stewardship Program beginning May 14, 2012 and extending through June 15, 2012.

  • The Harrison County Conservation District will be accepting requests for cost share funding under the Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share and Environmental Stewardship Program beginning May 14, 2012 and extending through June 15, 2012.

  • Boy, from the frying pan into the fire these first few weeks of May.
    The vegetable garden will be responding -- for better and for worse -- to in the upper 80’s so early in the season.  
    One thing we can do to alleviate a little heat stress is to employ some shade devices for our spring crops and seedlings.
    The vegetable garden can start doing some funny things during a heat wave. When temperatures start to raise into the upper 80s and 90s many vegetables drop flowers before pollination and fruit set; and stop blooming all together.