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Today's Features

  • Authority for the Supplemental Revenue Assistance (SURE) program, authorized in the 2008 Farm Bill, will draw to a close Sept. 30, 2011. “Farm Service Agency (FSA) wants to ensure that all eligible producers are aware of the approaching deadline,” said John W. McCauley, FSA State Executive Director.

  • This year turned out better than last is the first piece of good news.
    In 2010 I wrote, “Sadly, this year was sort of a bust for the vast majority of what I planted.” I can’t do that year after year so thank goodness the tomatoes and zucchini kept pace this time around.  
    Since 2006 I have been bringing my personal tomato trials (and tribulations) to my readers.  

  • Aleyah Priscilla Sue Beagle
    Aleyah Priscilla Sue Beagle was born to Dana Christine Beagle of Cynthiana on June 16, 2011 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs. 6 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Bryon and Susan Switzer Perrin of Cynthiana and Michael and Shawnia Beagle of Carlisle, Ky.

  • CRAIG-STEWART-CLEAVER
    The Craig-Stewart-Cleaver family reunion will be held Sunday, Sept. 11 at 1 p.m. at Blue Licks State Resort Park.

    JOCKEY
    The annual Jockey reunion will be held Saturday, Sept. 10 at 11 a.m. at the home of Phyllis Malone. Balloons and signs will mark the way.
    Plates, cups, utensils, napkins and drinks will be furnished. Everyone should bring a dish. There will also be a white elephant sale.
    For more information call Stella at 859-234-3064, Wanda at 859-588-1361 or Kathy at 859-589-7281.

    MULLIGAN

  • 10 years ago . . .

  • * “A mobile people in a vast land and all of us are still in motion” - Saturday, Aug. 27 was the final day for the Smithsonian Exhibit ‘Journey Stories’ in Cynthiana. What a memorable event.
    * Special thanks to Mary Grable and to all those who volunteered and participated in so many ways. “We all have Journey Stories.”
    * Robert Louis Stevenson - “Judge each day not by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.”
    * Labor Day - How would you explain Labor Day - its origin, its meaning - to a young person?

  • For several years the Cynthiana Rotary Club has been a supporter of the Good Shepherd Orphanage in Haiti.  Cynthiana and Harrison County residents/businesses have helped with this support through their generous donations to the club’s annual bean soup luncheon.
    Earlier this month, the club was surprised with a visit from students who live in the orphanage.

  • • Sept. 12: Casserole Carrier Workshop, 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., $10 per kit
    • Sept. 16: Painting Series with Frank Boyer, 10 a.m. - noon every Friday for 10 weeks
    • Sept. 20: Social Networking 101, Homemaker Lesson, 1 p.m. only
    • Sept. 21: Blue Hydrangea Tea Party, 5 p.m., Harrison County Extension Office
    • Sept. 22-24: Cultural Arts Leadership Camp, Jabez, Ky.
    • Sept. 26: Spooky Spirits Painted Bottle, 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., $3 per kit
    • Sept. 28: Quilt Club  9 a.m. - noon