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Today's Features

  • Disaster Assistance for Livestock Losses

    USDA has made more than $175 million in disaster payments to America’s livestock producers after implementing two new programs in 2009, demonstrating USDA’s commitment to rapidly meeting the goals of Congress and providing farmers with timely and effective disaster assistance, according to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.

  • * Cynthiana Democrat, Oct. 10, 1929 -- “Talksies - The management of Rohs Theater announces the formal opening of the new talking picture at the show house on Walnut Street beginning Monday afternoon, Oct. 14. The feature for the opening will be Fox Movietone Special ‘Salute’ with George O’Brien and Helen Chandler in the leads. Also a Fox Movietone newsreel and “Dixie’ Paramount song cartoon.

  • Marissa Dawn Heimlich

    Marissa Dawn Heimlich was born to Nathan and Mary Furnish Heimlich of Cynthiana on Nov. 2, 2009 at Georgetown Community Hospital in Georgetown, Ky. She weighed 8 lbs. 2 oz., and is welcomed by her brother Calvin and sister Resa.

  • •Whitney Leigh Duke of Georgetown, Ky., and John Milton Sosbe of Cynthiana, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The wedding will take place on June 26, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. at Providence Baptist Church, Frankfort, Ky. Formal invitations are being sent.

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Jacob Bradley Nichols, Dec. 31, son of Jim and Susan (Nunnelley) Nichols; Emily Ryan Northcutt, Dec. 22, daughter of Robert and Tonya Northcutt.

    Harrison County residents will be receiving phone calls and/or visits from people who are helping prepare for Enhanced 911.

    25 years ago . . .

  • THURSDAY, Jan. 14

    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Jan. 14 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

  • Jan. 18-22

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL

    MONDAY: No School.

    TUESDAY: Chicken, biscuits, jelly, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Cereal, cinnamon rolls, juice choices, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: Pancakes with syrup, ham, juice choices, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: Cereal, cinnamon toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

    MONDAY: No school.

  • CENTRAL CHRISTIAN

    The Licking Valley Men’s Fellowship will be held at the Church, Second Street and Riggs Avenue,  on Jan. 18 at 6:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Bro. Don Wells.

    All ladies and Christian church members are welcome.

    RADIO MINISTRY

    “The Hour of Power” Radio Ministry, aired weekly on Saturday mornings on 90.7 FM (The Wind), at 10-11 a.m.

    The Rev. Don Fryman will bring a message each week along with special music by various singers across Harrison County and surrounding counties.

  • Addison Louise Simpson

    Addison Louise Simpson was born to P.J. and Jennifer Simpson on Nov. 2, 2009. She weighed 9 lbs. 1 oz., and is welcomed by her brother, Daniel Simpson.

  • We all seek advice from experts and describing what ails us or our plants is key to determining what’s really going on; and not everyone understands the nomenclature of symptoms caused by insect and disease problems. 

    “I’ve got this thing on my wacha-ma-call-it” won’t get you very far.

    We need to know how to describe the “things” that we find on our plant material so a proper diagnosis and treatment can follow. Knowing a plant’s history and environment helps, too.