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Today's Features

  • The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds eligible Private Non-Profit Organizations (PNPs) of the Nov. 5, 2009 deadline to submit disaster loan applications for economic injury as a result of damages caused by severe storms, flooding and tornadoes that occurred from Jan. 26, 2009 through Feb. 13, 2009.

  • •Adrian Katheleen Rueger and Terry David Freiermuth.

    The wedding will take place Oct. 17, 2009 at Elliston Baptist Church in Dry Ridge, Ky. A reception will follow at Gallitan County Fairgrounds.

  • * City Council Meeting, April 26, 1867 - “The Kentucky Central Railroad Company is hereby granted a permit to build a frame depot building on their lot near Polomyer Hotel.” (Remember when there was a depot in our fair city? The museum has on display models, photographs, a stained glass window, a chalkboard timetable, and other items related to our depot).

  • CENTER HILL SCHOOL

    Center Hill School will hold a reunion on Saturday, Oct. 17 at 11 a.m. in Bingo Hall, Bourbon Square, 4243 Lexington Rd., for anyone who attended or was associated with the school. A potluck lunch will be served at noon.

    For more information contact: Harry and Rose Mary Laytart at 987-5195; Catherine Craig at 987-8191; Betty Sosby at 988-0574; Joe Barnes at 234-4406; Bonnie Linville at 987-6631; Mary Sue Lillie at 987-6140; Janice Sosby at 987-4809; or Jim Mastin at 987-2268.

    GILKISON/GILKERSON

  • USDA Farm Service Agency reminds tobacco quota holders and producers not currently enrolled in the Tobacco Transition Payment Program (TTPP) that they have until Nov. 2, 2009 to sign up to receive a 2010 TTPP payment.

    The TTPP, also known as the tobacco buy-out, provides approximately $10 million in 10 annual installments to eligible tobacco quota holders and producers from 2005 through 2014. Payments for 2010 through 2014 will be issued annually in January.

  • I don’t just rely on fall color to tell me the seasons are about to change. There are so many other little things to observe that help me make the transition: Gossamer webs floating in the air, the long shadows of a sun falling slowly in the southern sky, walnuts hidden in the grass, and robins flocking in search of crabapples and other fall fruit.  

    These are the signs of fall to me. They prove mostly comforting, but also remind me that I need to get ready for the first frost and inevitable hard freeze, after which there is no turning back. 

  • The Dependable Pup Tent!  If there’s a perfect name for our camping home, it was a pup tent! “Woody,” Dad explained, “A pup tent refers to a shelter that doesn’t have floors or windows. It’s also a tent we have to assemble, so let’s read the directions.”  “Directions?” I barked! “We’re smart. We don’t need directions.” “Woody, this is our home for the next several days. I think we should read the directions and get it right.

  • Where can you learn a new chocolate recipe, tempt your taste buds, and experience cooking in an entirely new way? At a Taste of Home Made Easy Cooking School show, of course. Each event is a culinary encounter like no other.

    The Cynthiana Democrat, Cynthiana Lions Club in cooperation with Ken’s NewMarket will be hosting a Taste of Home Made Easy Cooking School on Tuesday, Nov. 24, at the Harrison County High School Auditorium.

  • Enrollment for the 2010 Direct and Counter-cyclical Program (DCP) and the Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) program will continue through June 1, 2010. USDA urges producers to make use of the eDCP automated website to sign up, or producers can visit any USDA Service Center to complete their 2010 DCP or ACRE contract.

  • Women in Agriculture Conference – Nov. 4-6 in Bowling Green. Deadline to register is Oct. 15.

    Hospice Pillow Project – Come join Homemakers as they make neck pillows for Hospice patients. Friday, Oct. 16, 9-noon at the Extension Office. Come help cut, stitch, stuff or hand stitch. Contact Gaye Marsh, 234-0110, for more details or to obtain a pattern to work on your own.