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Today's Features

  • May 18-22

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL

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

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

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

    THURSDAY: Waffles, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.

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

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

    MONDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, toast and jelly, fruit or juice, variety of milk.

  • My annual “Tomato 101” is for beginners and advanced gardeners alike. There are many assumptions about the tomato that sometimes get passed on by the most well-meaning aficionado. 

    I take my tomatoes seriously and have devised a nearly perfect plan over the years.

    When it comes to spring fever the tomato is most abused, most people still plant too early. 

    First, wait until our frost-free date (on average this is May 10; give or take a week depending on where you are located). 

  • * City of Cynthiana - Ordinance Sec. 225 - “That it shall be unlawful for any persons to hitch any horse, mule or other animal to any shade tree, fruit or ornamental tree or to the box of same, or to any telegraph or telephone pole, lamp post or to any fire hydrant. And any one so offending shall be fined not less than five dollars or more than 25 dollars.”

  • Ms. Ronnie Arnett of Anchorage, Alaska announces the engagement of her daughter, Susan Jane Arnett, to Elijah Clay Switzer.  Elijah is the son of Cynthiana residents Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Switzer.

    Their wedding will take place this Saturday, May 9 at the Cynthiana Christian Church at 5:30 p.m. All friends and family are welcome to attend.

    A private reception is being held at the Blue Licks State Resort Lodge.

  • USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will offer certain producers the opportunity to modify and extend their Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts that are scheduled to expire on Sept. 30, 2009.

    CRP is a voluntary program for agricultural landowners. CRP protects millions of acres of American topsoil from erosion and is designed to safeguard the Nation’s natural resources. Participants receive annual rental payments and cost-share assistance to establish long-term, resource conserving covers on eligible farmland.

  • Xavier Thomas Kirk

    Xavier Thomas Kirk was born to Jessica Slade and Daniel Kirk on April 4, 2009 at Georgetown Community Hospital. He weighed 5 1/2 lbs.

    Maternal grandparents are Mary Ann Slade and the late Jessie Slade; maternal great-grandparents are the late Marie and Adrian Palmer and the late Ruby and Erman Kelly.

    Paternal grandparents are Ginger and Jackie Dunn; paternal great-grandparents are Pauline Rodgers and the late Cassie Rodgers.

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Birth announced this week are: Ben Curtis Northcutt, April 28, son of Brian and Donna Northcutt.

    Former Harrison County baseball standout Chris Snopek was traded to the Cincinnati Reds. Snopek was playing for the AAA Pawtucket Pawsox, was traded by the parent Boston Red Sox to the Reds in exchange for outfielder Johnny Oliver, a 1996 No. 1 draft choice.

    Harrison County Fillies softball improves their record to a glittering 18-6.

  • Harrison County Farmer’s Market committee will hold their second training for WIC and the GAP Program. Both programs are required when handling WIC coupons which is Women, Infants and Children. The WIC program provides young families an opportunity to buy fresh vegetables and fruits for their family.

  • Producers who did not obtain crop insurance or non-insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) coverage for 2008 have until May 18 to pay a buy-in fee to become eligible for 2008 disaster assistance programs authorized by the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008. Producers are required to complete the following steps:

    •Pay a $100 buy-in fee per crop. The maximum fee is $300 per county, per producer, not to exceed $900 for multi-county producers.

  • BUENA VISTA ALUMNI BANQUET

    The Buena Vista Alumni banquet will be held at the First United Methodist Church on Saturday, May 16 at 6 p.m. All former students, teachers, alumni and friends are welcome.

    For reservations call Dorothy Slade at 234-5835 by May 12. Meal is $12.50 per person.

    CYNTHIANA HIGH

    ALUMNI BANQUET

    The Cynthiana High School Alumni Banquet will be held Saturday, June 27, at the Elks Lodge. Classes honored are 1934, 1939, 1944, 1949, 1954, 1959.