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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Dillon Horton Gasser, Sept. 9, son of Margo and Danny Gasser; Danielle Renee Farmer, Sept. 1, daughter of Danny and Donna Farmer; Sylvia Dawn Humphries, Sept. 21, daughter of Dawn Humphries and Lucio Rios; Samantha Lillian Loraine Wood, Sept. 23, daughter of Patricia and Harvie Wood; Emily Jane Hendrix, Sept. 16, daughter of John and Pamela Moore Hendrix; Brandon Nicholas Quesenberry, Sept. 20, son of Thomas Jay and Susan Renee Quesenberry.

  • Oct. 19-23

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL

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

    TUESDAY: Scrambled eggs, hash brown, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Cereal, muffins, juice choices, choice of milk.

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

    FRIDAY: Cereal, donuts, juice choices, choice of milk.

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

  • BERRY UNITED

    METHODIST

    The charity yard sale scheduled for Friday, Oct 16, sponsored by the First United Methodist Church, has been cancelled.

    BOYD METHODIST CHURCH

    Laura McFarland, 17, will give a presentation on her third trip to Africa at the Boyd Methodist Church on Oct. 15 at 6 p.m. Come and encourage this young missionary.

    CYNTHIANA PRESBYTERIAN

  • THURSDAY, Oct. 15

    Historical Society. Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The speaker will be Sarah Kinney who will present a program about Women of Harrison County. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

    FRIDAY, Oct. 16

    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Oct. 16 in Robynwood Heights from 2-3 p.m.

    SATURDAY, Oct. 17

  • The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library is sponsoring a banned book essay contest.

    Read a banned book and discuss why you think it was banned. Include your feelings and reactions to the book, and whether or not you think the book should be banned.

    Write an essay about censorship. Explain what censorship is and how it affects our lives historically, politically, or economically.

    • Each entry should be at least one page in length. Contest ends Oct. 10.

    Winners will receive:

  • •Ashton Brooke Fuller and Hargis Dalton Fryman. The wedding will be held Oct. 24, 2009 at 4 p.m. at Curry Methodist Church by invitation only.

  • This year more then any other it will be important to clean up all that old vegetable debris.

    It was a wet season, so therefore, an active fungal disease season. We need to remove the old, dead debris to remove the disease from the vicinity. Pull up plants and rake away leaves once the plants have stopped producing.

  • What should have been a two-hour trip took four hours! The path Chloe and I chose looked like a shortcut on the map. We didn’t take into consideration that the shortcut was a one-lane gravel road that had a speed limit of 35 miles an hour. I was getting restless! “Dad, we have been on this road for an hour and haven’t seen one single person, much less a police officer! Can’t we drive faster, say 50 miles an hour?” “Dogwood, the speed limit is 35.