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Today's Features

  • The Governor’s Office of Agricultural Policy (GOAP) will hold 11 Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund (KADF) Regional Workshops in April and May across the Commonwealth.

    The GOAP staff will discuss, in detail, any new policy changes as well as changes concerning KADF programs and how they apply to the administrators, extension agents, and county council members. The Regional Workshops are also designed to be an interactive learning session that will help KADF administrators with reporting requirements.

  • There were few things that made my dad cringe more than the practice of topping trees. He would scratch his brow and shake his head at the thought of a homeowner paying to have their trees butchered. It was slightly less offensive if utility companies butchered trees because it could be rationalized:  Downed limbs create a hazard and cause power outages, whichcan cause more than just unhappy customers, as we have seen over the curse of the last six months. 

  • Mr. and Mrs. Gary G. Murphy of Richmond announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Rebecca Jean Murphy, to Michael Anthony Colligan, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Colligan.

    The bride-elect is a 2000 graduate of Madison Central High School and a 2004 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health Science. She is employed by the Madison County Health Department as a Senior Health Environmentalist.

  • The Harrison County Phase I committee (Ag Development Committee) reminds everyone that a signup period for six programs is available now. The period to signup will last the entire month of March and will include the following programs:

    Genetic Programs; Forage Improvements; Diversification; Sheep and Goat Diversification; Fencing Improvement; and Cattle Handling.

  • An award to be given to outstanding 4-H’ers in Harrison County in memory of Robert Wigginton, Extension Agent in Harrison County from 1942-1964 is in its 21st  year. It is based strictly on 4-H activities.

    The award will be made to one outstanding senior 4-H’er and one outstanding junior 4-H’er each year. A 4-H member may only receive this award once as a junior 4-H’er (ages 9-13) and once as a senior 4-H’er (ages 14-19). Age is determined by the 4-H’ers age on Jan. 1 of the award year.

  • THURSDAY, March 12

    Cynthiana Board of Adjustment will meet Thursday, March 12 at 6 p.m. in the Planning Commission Office at the Harrison County Courthouse, South Main Street. The meetings are open to the public. Harrison County Board of Education will not meet this month due to no items on the agenda.

    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, March 12 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

  • LAIR UNITED

    METHODIST

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County United Methodist fellowship service to benefit the Scholarship Fund will be held March 15 at 6 p.m. at Lair United Methodist Church.

    The speaker will be Dr. Steve Moses, a former recipient of the fund. Come to support this worthy cause.

    MT. CARMEL CHRISTIAN CHURCH

    Does God Care? A series starts Sunday, March 15, at Mt Carmel Christian Church.

  • March 16-20

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL

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

    TUESDAY: Pancakes, bacon, syrup, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Cereal, toast, jelly, juice choices, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: French toast, bacon, syrup, juice choices, choice of milk.

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

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

  • Joshua Isaiah McLeod

    Joshua Isaiah McLeod was born to Roberta and John McLeod on Feb. 8, 2009 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs., 9 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Kenneth and Juanita Slone of Harrison County.

    Paternal grandmother is Gillian Dianna McLeod of Harrison County.

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Cody Grant Baker, Feb. 16, son of Tracey and Wendy Baker; Rylee Alexandra Hall, Jan. 9, daughter of Nathan and Cathy Hall; Madison Bailey Ketchersid, Feb. 26, daughter of Paul and Tammy Ketchersid; Sabrina Nicole Rice, March 1, daughter of Floyd and Veronica Rice; Daisy Mariah Robinson, Feb. 11, daughter of Chris and Judy (King) Robinson.

    Earl G. Robbins II, M.D., new gastroenterologist to join HMH Clinic. He is a specialist in the fields of gastroenterology and hepatology, diseases of the digestive tract and liver.