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Today's Features

  • USDA Kentucky Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director, John W. McCauley, reminds producer’s enrollment for Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) Program or the traditional Direct and Counter-cyclical Program (DCP) began Jan. 23 and will run through June 1.
    “Farmers in Kentucky who are interested in enrolling in these programs need to add this important deadline to their list of ‘must do’ jobs,” McCauley said. “Producers should contact the local county office to set up appointments.”

  • Each year during the annual HCBCA meeting those in attendance are asked to join the local and state association. This year after the meeting the local board discussed ways of increasing our membership. This last month we have discussed this membership drive and would like to introduce a program to encourage your participation.
    Anyone who joins the local county and state cattlemen association will receive a membership card with several local businesses offering discounts to HCBCA members. The following are discounts available to you as a member:

  • Spring bulbs popping up everywhere as temperatures roller-coaster from the teens to the 60’s has left many scratching their heads; there is not much we can do to fool Mother Nature so we must be patient and hope that we have a decent display come March.  
    I have some foliage that has turned to mush but the bulb and bloom is still safe beneath the soil surface; the bulb will send up fresh foliage in due time.  

  • USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Kentucky reminds producers they have until Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2012, to submit an application for payment under the 2011 Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honey Bees, and Farm-raised Fish Program (ELAP).
    ELAP provides emergency assistance to eligible producers of livestock, honeybees and farm-raised fish who have losses due to disease, adverse weather or other conditions, including losses due to blizzards, and wildfires.

  • ELMARCH UNITED METHODIST
    The Elmarch United Methodist Church will have a Fifth Sunday Hymn Sing this Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012 at 6 p.m. Pastor Chad Chamness and congregation invite everyone to attend.

    RUDDLES MILL
    CHRISTIAN
    A contest with prizes for ladies ages high school and up will take place during the ‘Celebrating Women’ fellowship on Saturday, Jan. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at Ruddles Mill Christian Church. The theme will be ‘Soup and Slippers.’ Bring or wear your favorite pair of slippers. The event is free.

  • Years ago, we had a neighbor, Sandy, who moved into the house around the bend from ours.
    She and her husband and two kids moved to Florida from New Jersey where her husband had struggled with a drug addiction — and a girlfriend.
    They came to make a new start, which only lasted a few weeks. Sandy’s husband decided he wasn’t ready to give up his girlfriend and moved back to New Jersey.

  • WEDNESDAY, Feb. 1
    HMH Go Red Event. The Harrison Memorial Hospital Go Red Events: Feb. 1, Paint the Town Red; Feb. 3, National Go Red Day, Go Red Harrison County, Go Red Harrison County Schools; Feb. 12, wear Red to church; Feb. 27, Go Red Reception, 5-6:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana Christian Church.

    SPECIAL NOTICES
    * Any day that school is closed due to inclement weather, the library will have movies and/or crafts available in the children’s library from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

  • Randy and Tina Northcutt announce the marriage of their daughter, Amy Turner, to Billy Caudill, son of Sammy and Susie Caudill.
    Both Turner and Caudill work at their family’s Recycling business, Turner at Randy’s Odd Jobs and Recycling in Cynthiana and Caudill at Caudill Recycling in Morehead. The wedding was held at Randy’s Odd Jobs and Recycling in Cynthiana on Dec. 17, 2011.

  • Kevin and Donna Wilson Miller celebrated their 15th anniversary in Gatlinburg with a vow renewal ceremony held July 30. The Rev. Rob Bremer officiated the ceremony in the presence of their children and close family.
    The couple was married on Aug. 3, 1996 by the Rev. Howard Livingood. They reside in Cynthiana with their two children, Jami and Jaden.
    Kevin is employed at CMWA in Die Assurance.
    Donna is employed as a Registered Nurse at the Elizabeth Bailey Women’s Health Center at Harrison Memorial Hospital.

  • Britttany McCarter and Christian Arnold were united in marriage Nov. 12, 2011 at the historic Rohs Opera House. Frank Henson, Harrison County magistrate, officiated the ceremony.
    The maid of honor was Rebecca Caswell and the best man was Will Fisher. Other attendants were Jonathan Harney and Jordy Kurtz.
    A reception followed immediately after the ceremony upstairs in Aeolian Hall.