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Today's Features

  • • Lillian Jade Hollon

    Lillian Jade Hollon was born to Amanda Courtney and Jack Hollon III of Berry, Ky. on July 13, 2010 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 13 oz.

    • Olivia Taylor Russell

    Olivia Taylor Russell was born to Renae Russell (Smith) and Jacob Russell on May 26, 2010 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Ky. She weighed 8 lbs. 5 oz.`

  • Potatoes, garlic and onions:  these tree vegetables are staples worldwide partly because of their versatility and partly because of their storage-ability. Late July and August is when our spring planted onions, garlic and potatoes reach maturity and are ready for harvest. If you want to harvest some new potatoes, onions or garlic before they reach maturity enjoy them at the table in short order but if you want to store them it is important to harvest them at the correct time.

  • THURSDAY, July 22

    Blood Drive. The Kentucky Blood Center will be conducting a blood drive at 3M, New Lair Road, on Thursday, July 22 from 6:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    Kentucky’s Lakes. Thursday, July 22 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Learn all about fishing Kentucky’s lakes, creeks, and streams with Bill Roberts from the Harrison County Extension Office.

    Prize Book Store. Will be open Thursday, July 22 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

    FRIDAY, July 23

  • * Log Cabin, Oct. 13, 1944 -- “S. J. Stewart, of this city, on Tuesday assumed his new duties as manager of the Crescent Flour Mill, owned by O. W. Robinson, Knoxville, Tenn., who operates a number of mills.”

  • •Evan David Melcher Beam was born to Erin Melcher Beam and Matt Beam on July 1, 2010 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. He weighed 6 lbs. 15.6 oz.

  • July 15 final acreage reporting date for all crops

    Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds agricultural producers of the acreage reporting requirements that must be met prior to receiving program benefits. Filing an accurate acreage report for all crops and land uses, including failed acreage and prevented planting acreage, can prevent the loss of benefits for a variety of programs. July 15 is the final date to certify all crops, except small grains, including the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP).

  • Celebrity chefs say people eat with their eyes first.  Then, they serve up a deliciously crafted work of art on a plate.  It may be true, but most of us use our senses of smell and taste to satisfy hunger.

  • CLASS OF 1960

    Harrison County High School Class of 1960 will have its 50th reunion on July 17, 2010 with social time from 5-6:30 with dinner at 6:30 at the Cynthiana Country Club.

    For more information call 859-234-1306.

    CLASS OF 1995

    The Harrison County High School Class of 1995 will host its 15-year reunion at the Cynthiana Country Club on Aug. 14, 2010 from 7 p.m. to midnight. Tickets purchased in advance are $15 for a single and $30 for a couple.

  • 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.

  • •Summer Lynne Allan and Rodney Leo Dryden to be married at the late Dr. Ed Ford’s home in Cynthiana on Aug. 14, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. A reception will follow the ceremony. Formal invitations are being sent.