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Today's Features

  • Billy and Pat Kern celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on March 9. They were married on March 8, 1963.  
    They celebrated  with a surprise party at the Rohs Opera House. They were blessed to have many friends and family attend.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Landon Christopher Gooden, March 12, son of Chris and Kendra Gooden; Nevaeh Lynn Taylor, March 14, daughter of Tiffany Shields and Tim Taylor.
    Harrison County is among a list of Kentucky counties to be declared a major disaster. The declaration triggers the release of federal funds to help recover from the severe winter ice and snow storms, heavy rains, flooding, tornadoes and mud and rock slides that occurred Feb. 15-16. FEMA will provide financial assistance to Harrison County.

  • Selena Sullender, 48, and Ronald Keith Barnes, 53, married Feb. 8, 2013.
    Ryan Kaye Barr, 34, and Anthony Abiel Marler, 35, married Feb. 16, 2013.
    Beverly Lynn Lester, 26, and Timothy Ray Dotson, 31, married Feb. 20, 2013.
    Kaitlin Ann Johnson, 20, and James Carl Courtney, 24, married Feb. 23, 2013.
    Cindy Diane Slusher, 41, and Steven Dale Lyvers, 53, married Feb. 25, 2013.

  • With spring just around the corner, with my brain a little mushy from a long cold winter, I thought it was time to brush up on some garden nomenclature.  
    I have long been convinced of the value of understanding more about plants than the mere fact that they need sun, soil and water.    
    The more we learn about what it is that plants need and how to determine if they are getting it, the more we will enjoy the act of gardening.

  • The Harrison County Young Farmers is planning their local banquet on March 25, 2013 at the Harrison County Extension Office. Meal will begin at 7 p.m. with guest speaker Warren Beeler with the Ky Dept. of Agriculture to follow.
    Any questions call Jerry Prows at 859-234-6428.

  • The next Kentucky Life features photographer John Cohen, Laurel County’s Weaver’s Hot Dogs, the Shepherdsville train crash of 1917 and Australian horse trainers The Double Dans. The program airs Saturday, April 6 at 8/7 p.m. and Sunday, April 7 at 4/3 p.m. on KET.

  • The 2013 Extension Leadership Event will take place on Monday, March 18 at Harrison County High School.  Registration will begin at 6 p.m. and dinner will start at 6:30 p.m. Please call the Extension Office no later than noon on March 15 to make your reservations.
    This year’s speaker is Cynthiana’s own Amber Philpott.

  • The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at Wilshires Restaurant, Georgetown, on March 9.
    Regent Melinda Rawlings called the meeting to order and welcomed guest speaker, State Rep. Tom McKee.
    The DAR Ritual, the Pledge of Allegiance, and the American’s Creed were recited.
    Judith Rawlings discussed the Cold Closed Project and informed members that the oldest of closed DAR lines would be reopened to see if proper documentation could be found.
    Melinda Rawlings read the National Defense message and the Conservation Minute.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Aaron Alexander Banfield, March 3, son of Capt. Gregory and Amy Brumley Banfield; Caleb Lee Benson, March 3, son of Greg Benson and Kristy Stevens; Amber Dawn, Alica Rachel and Allison Reene Fryman, March 2, daughters of Lisa Power and Luther Herbert Fryman; Michael Brandon Matthew McFarland, March 7, son of Kristika King and Matt McFarland; Kaylee Brooke Northcutt, Feb. 4, daughter of Chris and Julie Northcutt.