Today's Features

  • Local pets from Harrison County are the focus of the first annual 2012 Humane Society engagement calendar book. Each month features two local pets, with a story of their lives and a full page professional photo of the ‘pet of the month’.

  • David Tyler Collins was born to Derrick and Amanda Collins on Sept. 19, 2011 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 lbs.
    Maternal grandparents are Peachie and Vicki Herrington of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are David and Jackie Collins of Cynthiana.

  • The October meeting of the Preceptor Omega Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi was held at the home of Nancy Deitemeyer. Patsy Barnett, president, called the meeting to order. The theme for the year is “Building Our Future on Tradition” and keeping with that idea, the social committee planned an outing to Keeneland to celebrate the 75th year of horse racing in Kentucky.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: James Taylor Mullen III, July 17, son of Jimmy and Lisa Mullen; Samuel Reed Bostic, Oct. 16, son of Ronnie and Alissa Bostic; Jordan Ray McIntire, Oct. 9, son of Chantal D. Roach and Joshua E. McIntire; Codey Thomas Ritchie, Oct. 11, son of Thomas Ritchie and Judy Ritchie; Hunter Lynn Thomas, Oct. 13, son of Jeffrey Lynn and Beth Ann Thomas.

  • Homemakers Winter Day Trip. Dec. 8, cost $50, deadline to register is Nov. 11 or until bus is full.
    Homemakers Area “DIY” Baking Seminar. Saturday, Oct. 29, $5 registration, walk-ins welcome.
    Homemakers Craft Marathon. Saturday, Nov. 5, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Stop by the Extension Office to see crafts that will be made and to register.

  • The Gilkerson/Gilkison family reunion will be held Saturday, Oct. 29 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Legion Hall on Legion Road in Paris, Ky. Meal will be served at 12:30 p.m.
    Bring a covered dish for sharing and soft drinks. Utensils, plates, napkins, lemonade and coffee will be furnished. Bring your family tree information and anything you’d like to display for everyone to enjoy.
    We are limiting the mailing to one per family. Inform your family members.

  • Application and ranking schedules for 2012 first ranking cut-off period for Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program (WHIP) applications will be Nov. 15, 2011.

  • The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board has approved $7,500 at its monthly meeting in support of a Deceased Farm Animal Removal Program in Harrison County. The Harrison County Fiscal Court submitted a proposal to the Harrison County Agricultural Development Council and the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board.

  • It looks like this late turnip crop is going to be an exceptional one.  
    I will likely have some ready to harvest in honor of Halloween this year, too, which is quite apropos.
    What does the turnip have to do with Halloween you may ask? Well, they just may be more authentic than that pumpkin on the porch.  
    The pumpkins have been for sale for weeks and children have decided on costumes, but somewhere in the middle of it all is the story of All Hallow’s Eve.