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Today's Features

  • We are planning to offer two pesticide trainings for producers whose pesticide cards have expired. If you need to check on your current status call our office at 234-5510 and we can check your card.
    The pesticide meetings will be held on Thursday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. and again at 7 p.m  at the Harrison County Extension Office. Hopefully these times will fit into your schedule.
    We regret that this is such late notice and hope if you can’t attend the morning session you will be able to attend the evening session.

  • U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) John W. McCauley reminds producers of upcoming important deadlines for the new safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill, known as Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC). The final day to update yield history or reallocate base acres is Feb. 27, 2015, and the final day for farm owners and producers to choose coverage is March 31, 2015.

  • In January the Wildcats in Red Hats chapter met at Biancke’s with Wanda Gaunce as hostess and played Lazy Bridge at the home of Gaunce.
    Wanda Jones hosted the February meeting at Paula’s Restaurant and also played bingo.
    The chapter traveled to Rafferty’s in Lexington in March. The day was hosted by Kathy Brooks.
    Hostess Ruth Ann Perraut planned the day at Wilshires in Georgetown for the April get-together.
    In May, Marian Crawford hosted the ladies at The Cellar in Lexington.

  • THURSDAY, Feb. 26
    Free Family Movie Night: “Big Hero 6.” Thursday, Feb. 26 for movie, crafts and snacks. Program will take place in the basement of the Presbyterian Church.
    Women’s Book Group. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library will host the Women’s Book Group on Thursday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. at Biancke’s. Book discussion will be “Nineteen Minutes.” Participants can pick up a copy of the book at the library annex.

    FRIDAY, Feb. 27

  • THURSDAY, Feb. 19
    HCHS Council.
    The Harrison County High School Site Based Decision Making Council will meet Thursday, Feb. 19 at 3:30 p.m. for a special called meeting in the HCHS Library to discuss staffing allocations for 2015-2016.
    FRIDAY, Feb. 20
    Bookmobile.
    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Feb. 20 at Community Action Headstart at 9:30 a.m.; Cynthiana Baptist Daycare at 10:45 a.m.

  • ST. EDWARD
    Members of St. Edward Catholic Church invites the public to join us for a fish fry each Friday of Lent from 5 to 7 p.m. and pray the Stations of the Cross each Friday of Lent at 7 p.m.

    ST. WILLIAM
    St. William Church, Williamstown, Ky., will be holding a Lenten Fish Fry each Friday from Feb. 20 through March 27 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the church. A variety of meals will be offered for $8. Call 859-816-8646 for phone orders.
    The church is located at 6 Church Street, Williamstown, Ky.

    WAREAGLE MINISTRIES

  • By Larry Bishop, Guest columnist
    Cynthiana Christian Church
    As I write this article, the University of Kentucky Wildcat basketball team is experiencing an undefeated season. Every fan has a favorite Wildcat player of the ten who platoon under Coach Calipari’s system.
    Recently a close friend gave me a book entitled “Daily Devotions for Die-Hard Fans.” In one chapter, the author lists who he thought were the ten best University of Kentucky players.

  • The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met Friday, Feb. 13 for their monthly luncheon and meeting.
    Anna Ruth McLoney presided over the event. She welcomed club members and led all in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    Sue Burrier shared Spiritual Values and offered the blessing of the meal. The luncheon was catered by Layne Tussey. She served a meal of pork cutlettes, mashed potatoes, broccoli casserole, waldorf salad and dessert.

  • The February 2015 meeting of the Indian Creek Homemaker Club provided a special opportunity for all members and guests. The club hosted the nationally acclaimed program, “The Conversation Project,” facilitated by the Hospice of the Bluegrass Cynthiana Office staff who are experts in end-of-life care and issues.