Today's Features

  • Keith Allen Moore, 35, and Matthew Jerimiah Waitkus, 35, married Oct. 3, 2015.
    Rose Ann Insko, 26, and Jamison Lee Brooks, 26, married Oct. 3, 2015.
    Alice Michele Prather, 38, and John Christopher Navarre, 40, married Oct. 15, 2015.
    Wendy Nichole Murray, 33, and Jason Robert Fister, 40, married Oct. 10, 2015.
    Louci Jo McGrew, 28, and John Wesley Nichols, 27, married Oct. 17, 2015.
    Elke Marie Krueger, 38, and Gerald Lee White, 41, married Oct. 10, 2015.
    Mindy Jo Hill, 22, and James Carl Courtney, 27, married Oct. 24, 2015.

  • Leaf raking is an autumn chore that only children enjoy because they get to undo it in one fell swoop.  
    We rake and pile and they jump. I propose a new approach that just may make us all happy: adults can still rake a little, children can still play and trees will benefit from some mulch and fertilizer.  
    At the farm, raking leaves is passé; we let them stay where they fall (with reason, of course) which is usually beneath their canopy.

  • Farm Service Agency (FSA) announces that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) began mailing ballots to eligible farmers and ranchers for the 2015 FSA County Committee elections on Monday, Nov. 9. Producers must return ballots to their local FSA offices by Dec. 7, 2015.
    County committee members apply their knowledge and judgment to help FSA make important decisions on its commodity support programs; conservation programs; indemnity and disaster programs; emergency programs and eligibility.

  • The Harrison County Beef Cattle Association will have their annual meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 17 beginning at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Harrison County Extension Office.
    During the event you will enjoy a special steak dinner prepared by a few of our members. Following dinner there will be a business meeting with several items discussed. Following the business meeting we will be giving out door prizes from several merchants in the area. The program should be enjoyable and we hope you will come and enjoy the evening.  

  • Thousands of families with low-income in Central Kentucky may seek energy assistance for the coming winter this Wednesday, Nov. 4, as Community Action Council opens the subsidy component of its Federally funded Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). The LIHEAP Subsidy program provides a one-time benefit to eligible households to be used toward rising energy bills. The amount of the benefit is determined by income, household size, fuel type and geographic location.

  • Kelly McKinney,
    News Writer

    Holiday gift-giving knows no borders with Operation Christmas Child.
    The organization, under the Samaritan’s Purse, has been bringing gifts to children around the world for more than 20 years, and Harrison Countians have been joining in most of those years.
    “It’s an awesome way to give kids around the world stuff they normally never get,” organizer Dawn Arnold said.
    Arnold said the effort collects shoe boxes filled with items for kids.

  • * Log Cabin, Nov. 12, 1915 -- “Good suggestion - It has been suggested that the different lodges of Cynthiana unite in the purchase of the Reister lot on Walnut Street now occupied by Jas. McMurtry Jr. as a livery stable, and erect a four story building for their own use for lodge purposes and including an auditorium for public meetings, dances, etc. It is believed that a movement of this kind would prove popular. The lot which will be sold on the 20th is a very desirable one and no doubt the bidding will be spirited.”

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Campbell Anne Arnold, Sept. 24, daughter of Jennifer and Sam Arnold IV; Jacob Harrison Craycraft, Sept. 24, son of Steven H. Craycraft II and Rebecca Craycraft; Benjamin Thomas Curd, Sept. 9, son of David and Heather Eden Curd; Blaze Austin Withrow, Oct. 19, son of Kayla Harper and Mark Withrow; Sheena Elizabeth Yarnell, Oct. 10, daughter of Jesse and Julie Yarnell.
    Pet Costume contest winners were Porkchop, a male New Zeland white bunny, owned by Kaylee Brooke Northcutt and Percy, a pug owned by Jamie Posey.