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Today's Features

  • Farmers in 90 counties are eligible for Federal disaster assistance, including low interest emergency (EM) loans from USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) provided eligibility requirements are met.

    On May 11, 2010, President Obama declared eleven Kentucky counties as disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by severe storms, flooding, mudslides and tornadoes that occurred from May 1 and continuing.

  • * Cynthiana Democrat, June 14, 1928 - “Commissioners Meeting - The Mayor was authorized to sign a contract with the Kentucky Electric Development Company of Louisville for an option on the ‘Keller’ dam for one year with the privilege of purchase at $3,000.”

  • As the summer begins, the Harrison County extension office welcomes this year’s summer ag intern, Michelle Simon, 21.

    An animal science major, Simon recently graduated from the University of Kentucky, where she was involved in the Brock and Bridle Club, the Agro Business Club, collegiate 4-H and UK’s dairy club.

    She served as an ambassador for the ag college and worked on the university’s dairy farm.

    “I’m excited to be interning in a totally different county,” Simon said.

  • McCAULEY

    Descendants of David Evans and Amanda McCauley reunion will be held June 19 at noon at the Harrison County 4-H grounds.

    MORRISON

    The Morrison reunion will be held July 10 from 11 a.m. to ? at the Scott County Park in the outdoor shelter. Bring a dish, drinks, etc., and enjoy a day of memories.

    For more information call 234-8746.

    RUDDLES MILLS

  • This past winter we cut down a handful of old apple trees in the orchard because they were so diseased from fire blight.

    Two large ‘White House’ ornamental pears and a few crabapples are slated for removal, as well.

    I have noticed additional cases around town, which brings us to the question, what is causing so much die-back in ornamental and orchard tress?

    Every couple of years we see an increased incidence of a disease called fire blight on ornamental and fruit trees including apple, crabapple, serviceberry, pear, plum and cherry.

  • THURSDAY, June 3

    Humane Society Yard Sale. Thursday, June 3 will accept donations at 6:30 p.m. Sale will be June 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and June 5 from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Cynthiana Presbyterian Church. Donations are tax deductible and will be used to promote animal welfare in Harrison County.

    FRIDAY, June 4

  • * Log Cabin, Feb. 17, 1905 - “‘Tact’ is the subject of a lecture to be given here next Tuesday by Mary Patton Hulton of Cincinnati under the auspices of the Daughters of the Confederacy. The proceeds are to be used to purchase markers for Confederate graves at Battle Grove Cemetery and at Johnson Island. The Shelby News says ‘Tact’ was given by Hulton to a most enthusiastic people. It is a most captivating talk over-running with mirth and luminous with sense.”’

  • THURSDAY, June 10

    Cynthiana Board of Adjustment will meet Thursday, June 10 at 6 p.m. in the Planning Commission Office at the Harrison County Courthouse, South Main Street. The meetings are open to the public.

    Souuse Loss Group. A five-week educational group for individuals who have lost a spouse or significant other on Thursday, June 10-July 8 from 6-7:30 p.m. To register call 859-234-6462 or 1-800-756-6005 or email mmckenzie@hospicebg.org.

  • CENTRAL CHRISTIAN

    Central Christian Church is hosting Vacation Bible School July 5-9. Classes are offered for Pre-K through sixth grade. All children are welcome.

    Come join as we go to the “Saddle Ridge Ranch” for a week of fun and adventure. Will make fun crafts, hear Bible stories, eat snacks, play games and sing camp songs from 6-8:30 p.m.

    There will be a pre-registration cookout in the church parking lot on Saturday, July 3 starting at 4:30 p.m. There will be food and games.

    If you need a ride or more information call 234-7331 or 234-4203.

  • BOYD UNITED

    METHODIST

    Members of Boyd United Methodist Church will be having a church fundraiser on June 5 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. This fun filled day will consist of a huge yard sale, bake sale, raffles, food, and auction. Come join all the fun.

    Any questions call 859-654-8425 or 859-654-2226. Any and all proceeds go directly to the church for a new heating system.

    ODDVILLE CHRISTIAN

    George and Rowena Walker, gospel music singers, will be at Oddville Christian Church on June 5 at 7 p.m. After the program soup and sandwiches will be served.