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Today's Features

  • Project Linus is seeking help to honor some special heroes. The local North Central Kentucky Chapter of Project Linus is holding a quilt drive to benefit the TAPS Good Grief Camp for Young Survivors. Part of the 18th annual TAPS National Military Survivor Seminar, the camp is held over Memorial Day weekend in Arlington, Va., and provides a special experience for children who are grieving the loss of a loved one who died while serving in the U.S. military. The camp’s capacity is maxed out again this year, with some 1,600 children registered to attend.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Eli Joseph Hargett, April 12, son of Robert and Teresa Hargett; Audrey Nichole Reed, April 17, daughter of John and Tabatha Reed.
    Matt Stone Kentucky, Inc., which manufactures concrete stepping stones and veneer stone products, will be moving their operations to Cynthiana. Thirty-two acres have been purchased on New Lair Road near Bullard for the new facility. Customers of Matt Stone include Walmart, Home Depot and Lowes.
    J & B Flowers now open. Located on Hwy. 19 just off US 62 East (past Claysville).

  • HOWARD
    The James and Ora Iews Howard family reunion will be held Saturday, May 12 at 1 p.m. at the Falmouth fairgrounds, Falmouth, Ky., on U.S. 27 north.

    ODDVILLE ALUMNI DINNER

  • Jessika Neace and Wesley Wade, both of Cynthiana, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    Neace is the daughter of Elizabeth and Dan Zimmerman of Somerset, Ky. and Bobby and Dorothy Neace of Cynthiana, and the granddaughter of Janice Moore of Cynthiana and the late George Moore. She is a 2007 graduate of Harrison County High School.
    Wade is the son of Gerald and Bonie Wade of Cynthiana and the grandson of Dillard and Allene Wade of Cynthiana. He is a 2003 graduate of Harrison County High School.

  • The Harrison County Phase I Committee held the educational meeting on Monday, April 30 at the Harrison County Extension Office. At the meeting 161 local farmers received applications for the 2012 Phase I projects.  
    During the meeting the group received information concerning programs this year and deadlines for signing up. All applications are due to the Extension Office by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, May 14.  Following the application period, the local board will score the applications and notify the first group who are approved.

  • By Vickie Fryman

  • A couple of weeks ago, in mid-April, one of the prettiest flowers in the garden started to bloom. This great cut-leaf Japanese peony, Paeonia tenuifolia, opened its simple ruby-colored petals to reveal bright yellow stamen.  
    The finely cut foliage, reminiscent of the most finely cut foliage of a Japanese maple, allows the plant to be interesting in the mixed border the rest of the growing season, too.  

  • Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces the publication in the Federal Register of new proposed guidelines for the USDA BioPreferred program that could expand the ability of USDA to designate biobased products for Federal purchase. USDA is proposing to allow for the designation of intermediate ingredients such as fibers, resins, and chemicals so that the products made from them could more easily be designated for preferred Federal procurement.