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Today's Features

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Brady Wayne Christopher, March 17, son of Cherity and Wayne Christopher Jr.; Elizabeth Cay Fizer, April 1, daughter of Luke and Camilla Fizer; Alexandra Marie Hassall, April 1, daughter of Michelle and Brian Hassell; Sarah Katherine Holland, March 5, daughter of Barry and Gina Holland.

    Harrison County's Little League teams get underway at River Road Ballpark.

    Harrison County Fiscal Court is ready to implement the telephone surcharge for E-911.

  • I have long been taught that fall fertilization is preferred over spring fertilization for many plants, but there are some exceptions. 

    We had a tough 2008 growing season with late summer drought and a windstorm that only added insult to injury.  Add ice and a generally windy winter and some plants are in need of a little energy boost. 

    Summer drought and early fall leaf drop (or the severe desiccation that many deciduous plants experience from the wind storm) means that stored energy may be low.

  • Kelly Frank “Frankie” Grubbs

    Kelly Frank “Frankie” Grubbs was born to Kelly Wayne and Kelly Lynn Grubbs of Berry, Ky. on March 6, 2009 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 11 lbs. and is welcomed by his half-sister Sara Elizabeth Grubbs.

    Maternal grandparents are Peggy McNabb of Berry and the late Frank Thomas McNabb.

    Paternal grandparents are Kelly and Carolyn Grubbs of Cynthiana.

  • USDA has extended the Sign-up deadline has been extended from June 1 to Aug. 14 for both the Direct and Counter-cyclical Program (DCP) and the forthcoming Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) Program. This action extends the sign-up deadline by 10 weeks to give producers ample time to decide whether to participate in ACRE or remain in DCP.

  • The Kentucky Chapter of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has received federal grant funding that is available to landowners to address water quality and improve farm operations within the South Fork Licking River watershed of Nicholas, Bourbon, and Harrison counties.  The funds were awarded by the Kentucky Division of Water (DOW) through Section 319(h) of the Clean Water Act.  These grant funds focus upon using a “watershed approach,” meaning that watersheds of high importance are selected with a goal of improving the water quality in these areas. 

  • BATTLE GROVE

    SUNRISE SERVICE

    Annual Easter Sunrise Service at Battle Grove Cemetery will be April 12 at 6:30 a.m. on the concrete pad in the vault area. Pastor Terry McDuffy will conduct the service.

    BERRY CHRISTIAN

    The congregation of Berry Christian Church invites everyone to come and celebrate our Risen Savior on Sunday, April 12. The Easter service will begin at 8 a.m. followed by Sunday School, breakfast and an Easter egg hunt. Everyone welcome.

    BOYERS CHAPEL

  • THURSDAY, April 9

    Adult Book Group. The will meet Thursday, April 9 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library at 6 p.m. Refreshments will be provided.

    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, April 9 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

    FRIDAY, April 10

  • April 13-17

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL

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

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

    WEDNESDAY: Waffles, sausage, syrup, juice choices, choice of milk.

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

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

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

  • The Harrison County Ag Development Board (Phase I) is planning an Educational meeting on Wednesday, April 8 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Harrison County Extension Center in the large meeting room.

    This meeting is to approve everyone who has applied for programs during the month long sign-up period in March.  These programs include: Forage Improvement, Genetic Improvement, Diversification, Sheep and Goat Diversification, Fencing, and Cattle Handling.  Everyone who filled out and application should attend this meeting for approval. 

  • * Cynthiana Democrat, July 11, 1935 - “Hundreds of Cynthiana people swarmed to A. Keller Bridge Friday morning to see one of the most costly wrecks the Louisville & Nashville Railroad has suffered in several years, after one north-bound freight train plowed into the caboose and several cars of another freight train that has been stopped on the bridge, about a mile and a half north of Cynthiana.”