Today's Features

  • Arianna Lana Doyle was born to Paige Doyle of Cynthiana on June 11, 2014 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 6 lbs.
    Maternal grandparents are Gary and Sherry Doyle of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Ray and Pat Stevens, Lois Stevens, Hobert Doyle, and Piero and Shirley Coie.

  • The annual Pumpkin Festival will be held at Legion Park Sept. 27-28. This popular event will start on Saturday morning at 10 a.m. and run until 7 p.m. and reopen on Sunday at 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.  Plans are to have more live entertainment this year, local art and crafts, food and fun for the whole family.  
    Vendors are encouraged to sign up early and set up will be on Friday, Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. until dark. Deadline to sign up is Sept. 10. For booth prices and sizes, contact Ken or Janet Bruenig at 895-987-9765 or jkbreunig@copper.net.  

  • The Cynthiana High School Class of 1954 will hold their 60th year reunion on Saturday, June 28 at The Prizing House, 329 S. Church St. Social hour will be from 5-6 p.m. with a buffet dinner beginning at 6 p.m.
    Cost is $20 per person and checks may be mailed payable to CHS Alumni to Elaine Price Blackburn, 50 Eastland Estates, Cynthiana, KY 41031 or call 859-234-5689.
    Lodging available at Seldon-Renaker Bed and Breakfast, 859-234-3752 or Evergreen Motel, 859-234-5460.
    Call Virgie Wells at 859-234-4651 and share some highlights of your life.

  • Sierra Montgomery Roberts, 23, and Justin Thomas Custard, 24, married April 26, 2014.
    Erica Nicole Mitchell, 20, and Cody Zachariah Caudill, 25, married April 26, 2014.
    Laura Elizabeth Gooden, 29, James Cecil Watts Jr., 31, married May 1, 2014.
    Regina Leigh Christenberry, 26, and Michael Cameron Slade, 28, married May 10, 2014.
    Emily Beth Herron, 24, and Cory Layne Kearns, 23, married May 17, 2014.
    Stephanie Gail Haley, 43, and Ronnie Lee Saxon, 42, married May 15, 2014.

  • Billy Haviland and Paula Taylor, along with their families, invite friends and family to celebrate their wedding day.   
    The wedding will take place at 2:30 p.m. on July 5 at The Cynthiana Christian Church with a reception to follow at The Cynthiana Elks Lodge.  
    All family and friends are welcome to attend. No formal invitations being sent.

  • Julie Sue Harrison, daughter of Leroy and Gina Harrison of Corinth, and Clif Garrett, father to Lyndsey and Lexie Garrett of Carlisle,  son of Angie and Bob Dailey of Moorefield and George and Becky Garrett of Carlisle, announce their engagement.
    The couple began dating in the Summer of 2011. Both reside in Moorefield, Ky.

  • The Harrison County Conservation District is offering two new local cost share programs available to county landowners and homeowners.  
    Applications will be accepted July 1 through July 31 for the Gateway and Barn Access Erosion Control Program and the Rain Barrel/Compost Bin Program.
    The purpose of the Gateway/Barn Access Erosion program is to assist landowners with the necessary means to repair gateways and barn entrances to reduce degradation, soil erosion, and pollution.  

  • If you are a regular reader of my column you likely know that I much prefer an organic approach to farm and gardening and that I believe that building healthy soil produces healthy food.  
    As I continue to learn more about pest control and fertility, the more I have come to understand why healthy plants and animals have an edge over their synthetically doped counterparts.
    The other day I needed to do some fertilization in the vegetable patch so I gathered up some supplies that included bags of alfalfa meal, bone meal and cottonseed meal.