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Today's Features

  • I can’t tell you how many people have told me that they have planted their tomatoes already… some nearly a month ago! Too early, too early! 

    When it comes to spring fever, the tomato is most abused. Gardeners just can’t wait to get out and dig, which is understandable, but when it comes to tomatoes, it is best to be patient.

    Tomatoes love two things:  good drainage and heat. If you have struggled with tomatoes in the past, consider what makes them most content when preparing the garden and setting your plants out.

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Daniel Spencer Free, April 6, son of Bryn and Tammy Free; Zachary Allen Kennedy, April 20, son of April and Brandon Kennedy; Kasey Michelle Pike, April 3, daughter of Harold Joseph Jr. and Susan Denise Courtney.

    Industrial Park work to begin with bid awards. Work should get started within 30 days.

    Snake Lick Road in northern Harrison County to close to through traffic for the next month or two in order to replace the bridge.

  • CYNTHIANA FIRST CHURCH OF GOD

    The Cynthiana First Church of God youth ministry is hosting a golf scramble on May 8 for the students that will be attending the International Youth Convention in Orlando, Fla.  While attending the youth convention, the students will take part in Impact on Orlando that will be providing a service for the community that will leave it a better place than when they arrived.

  • May 10-14

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL

    MONDAY: Pancakes, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.

    TUESDAY: Cereal, sausage, donuts, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Waffles, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: Cereal, bacon, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: Eggs, cheese, biscuits, juice choices, choice of milk.

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

  • THURSDAY, May 6

    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Thursday, May 6 in Claysville at 10:30 a.m.; Edgemont at 2:30 p.m.; and White Oak from 3-3:30 p.m.

    HMH Auxiliary Purse and Accessory Sale by The Bag Ladies on Thursday, May 6 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Harrison Memorial Hospital front lobby.Proceeds to benefit the HMH Auxiliary.

  • BUENA VISTA ALUMNI BANQUET

    The Buena Vista Alumni Banquet will be held at the First United Methodist Church Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 6 p.m. All former students, teachers, alumni and friends are welcome.

    For reservations call Dorothy Slade at 234-5835 by May 11. The meal will be $13 per person.

    ODDVILLE ALUMNI DINNER

    The Oddville School Alumni dinner will be held at the Cynthiana Christian Church fellowship hall on Saturday, May 29. The get-together of old friends and begin at 4:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m.

  • Stormy Mae Nicole McKinney

    Stormy Mae Nicole McKinney was born to Tonya Nicole Fryman of Somerset, Ky. on March 28, 2010 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz.

    David Rylan Dale Ross

    David Rylan Dale Ross was born to Megan and David Michael Ross of Cynthiana on Feb. 11, 2010 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 lbs. 8 oz.

  • * Cynthiana Democrat, Nov. 17, 1960 -- “Doors to the Railway Express Agency will be permanently closed within the next few months. The move is one of several now under consideration by the Kentucky Railroad Commission. Service to Cynthiana won’t be discontinued however. Instead the move is designed to actually give this area better support from the Agency which will be operated from Lexington.”

  • •April Dawn Conley and Christopher Wayne Ritchie to wed on May 15, 2010 at 3 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant Church.

    •Jessica Denniston and Leo Kearns to wed June 12, 2010. Invitations are being sent to family and friends.

    •Allen Clay Muntz and Tarah Jiselle Combs to marry at Buena Vista Baptist Church May 15, 2010, at 4 in the afternoon.

     

  • The Harrison County Ag Development Board has completed the scoring of the 2010 Phase I applications.

    The Board received 184 applications and 84 have been approved. The scoring on the applications ranged from 91.5 to 31.5 points. Those receiving 75 points or above were approved.

    This approval is contingent upon producers attending the training which will be Tuesday, May 4 at the Harrison County Extension Office beginning at 7:30 p.m.