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Today's Features

  • A few months ago, the one I call my uncle dad was out shooting a gun and the noise did something to his hearing so now people sound like Donald Duck to him.
    Since then he’s had a lot of people who are also hard of hearing commiserate with him.
    He says it’s comforting to be able to say, “You too?” However, he really, really, really wants his hearing back.

  • The Licking River Watershed Watch (LRWW), Inc., established in 1998 as part of the Kentucky Watershed Watch Program, is a 501c3 non-profit organization that spans 19 counties from eastern Kentucky to Northern Kentucky.  
    The LRWW works to protect, improve and restore the waters of the Licking River Basin by promoting water quality monitoring, public education, and citizen action, as a volunteer citizen-based organization.

  •  Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces that dairy farms participating in the Margin Protection Program (MPP) can now update their production history when an eligible family member joins the operation. The voluntary program, established by the 2014 Farm Bill, protects participating dairy producers when the margin – the difference between the price of milk and feed costs – falls below levels of protection selected by the applicant.

  • THURSDAY, April 28
    Puppet Show/Author Visit. Thursday, April 28 at 4 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Author visit by Eddie Price (Little Miss Grubby Toes). Recommended for ages 3 through 3rd grade.
    Women’s Book Group. Thursday, April 28 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The book for discussion will be Lone Wolf by Jodi Picoult. Copies can be picked up at the children’s circulation desk.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Carson Thomas Landrum, April 8, son of Kevin and Debbie Landrum; Carlie Jo Mullett, March 14, daughter of Vernon and Leslie Mullett; Emma Ruth and Madison Sue Renaker, March 4, twin daughter of Will and Jennifer Renaker.
    Gov. Ernie Fletcher vetoed a $1 million allocation to the Maysville Community and Technical College/Licking Valley Campus for an expansion (more classrooms to support a nursing program).

  • Green Living means living in a way that causes as little harm as possible to the Earth. “Green living” refers to choices and activities that have a positive impact on our natural environment without reducing the quality of our lifestyle. The practice of living green minimizes or eliminates toxins from our environment and reduces harmful actions that affect our environment. Reliable information regarding green living and green products leads to better decisions and practices.

  • Kadence Elizabeth Moore was born to Nicholas Wayne Moore and Jacqueline Marie Coppage of Cynthiana on Monday, April 18, 2016 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 7 lbs. 7 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Lewis Allen Coppage and Anita Dawn Gaunce of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Barbara Wheater and Lewis and Casity Coppage and Patty True and Curt Bartram.
    Paternal grandparents are Darlene Moore of Falmouth, Ky. and the late Douglas Wayne Moore; paternal great-grandparents are Gladys Moore and Ellis Gentry and Wanda Faye Gentry.

  • I don’t worry about my lawn so much; I see all the weeds, yellow dandelions and purple violets as food for our growing lambs.  
    As the grass grows, I think, “Where will I move them next?”  
    I do understand, however, that this is not the point that most people are operating on.  Most do worry about the appearance of their lawn, but the funny thing is that many of our lawn care habits actually create additional problems that need some sort of intervention.  

  • The Kelly Miller Bros. Circus will be coming to Cynthiana on Wednesday, May 11 at Flat Run Veterans Park.
    Show performances will be held at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets will be available at the Parks and Recreation Department or online at www.kellymillercircus.com. Advance tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children. Tickets day of show will be $16 for adults and $8 for children.
    The public is welcome to watch the set-up free of charge on the morning of the show beginning at 8 a.m.