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Today's News

  • Powdery mildew common in summer

    Powdery mildew is probably the most common garden fungus around. It is not too terribly picky about where it spreads; it likes humid and dry weather, thrives in the heat of the summer and is hard to control once it has started. 

    The trick here is to prevent it from happening by proper plant selection and placement and adopting good cultural practices. Most powdery mildew problems won’t do too much harm but some plants suffer decline if it is a repeat problem. 

  • Lenox wins 6th Mooney Invitational

    He hasn’t caught his dad yet, but don’t bet against Bart Lenox one day surpassing dad Mike Lenox as the all-time most winning golfer in the history of the Joe Mooney Memorial Men’s Invitational Golf Tournament at the Cynthiana Country Club.

    The younger Lenox notched title No. 6 last weekend, coming from one shot behind heading into the second round to win by one over Maysville’s Bill O’Mara on Sunday, to get within shouting distance of his father’s 10 championships.

  • Lincoln’s words still true 145 years later

    The ideals that President Lincoln expressed in the Gettysburg Address have a tremendous relevance for our country today.

    Today we are faced with not just the wars that we are involved in overseas, we have to face what President Obama has called the worst economic crisis since the Depression. The battle fields have moved from our soil to inside our homes, our jobs and our futures.

  • Court bails out jeopardized PZ budget

    The Harrison County Fiscal court came up with its own form of bailout at Tuesday’s regular meeting.

    “They can’t make their payroll,” Judge-Executive Alex Barnett said of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Planning Commission. “They are down to $3,000 in their account.”

    P&Z Chairman Avi Bear told magistrates that the slumping construction of new homes has created a budget shortfall.

  • Addison Ryan Whisman

    Addison Ryan Whisman

    Addison Ryan Whisman was born to Tasha Lane and Randy Whisman Jr. of Cynthiana on June 23, 2009 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs. 6 oz., and is welcomed by his brother Aiden Whitson, and sister Alexis Whisman.

    Maternal grandparents are Angela and Stephen Richards of Paris, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are Carylon and Bronson Yazell.

    Paternal grandparents are Rita Whirls and Randy Whisman of Cynthiana.

  • Little League to wrap up this weekend

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Recreation Department’s River Road Ballpark has been hopping with activity, despite a weekend of showers.

    Director Rick Chasteen said Tuesday that Little League games in the district tournament were cancelled on Saturday afternoon and Sunday.

    However, the 25 teams that make up District 3 are making those games up this week by playing six games each evening.

    Teams from seven counties are participating in the tournament that will wrap up this weekend with elimination games on Saturday and Sunday, Chasteen said.

  • Allen is summer intern for Harrison County 4-H

    A familiar face will call the Harrison County Extension Office home this summer.

    Patrick Allen, 22, a 2006 graduate of Harrison County High School, is serving as the 4H Extension Agent Intern.

    “I love it,” Allen said Tuesday morning. “There’s no place like home.”

    A senior at Eastern Kentucky University, Allen said he will earn college credit for his summer learning experience with Extension Agent Bill Roberts.

    “This is a great learning experience to see if this is something I really want to do,” Allen said.

  • Reunions

    HCHS CLASS OF 2004

    The Harrison County High School class of 2004 will celebrate their five-year reunion on Saturday, Aug. 1 from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. at the Cynthiana Country Club.

    To R.S.V.P., contact Mike Meyer at (502)695-9035 or Laura Anness at 234-1098.

    Registration fees are $25 for a single ticket and $30 for a couple.

    EARLYWINE

    The reunion of the late Harley and Lula Belle Kelley Earlywine will hold their annual reunion on Sunday, Aug. 2 at the Flemingsburg RECC shelter. A potluck lunch will be served at 1 p.m.

  • Summer event will put local talent on display

    The Cynthiana Art Walk won’t be just a festival, it’s going to be an experience, said coordinator and Cynthiana Arts Council member Karey Smith.

    “There’s nothing better than walking on a downtown street on a summer night, laughing and having a good time,” Smith said.

    And that is what Smith is hoping citizens and visitors will experience on July 24 and 25 at the Cynthiana Art Walk.

    It’s Smith’s vision of that moment that has shaped the first Cynthiana Art Walk into two days of fun, entertainment and cultural experiences.

  • Cynthiana wins The Prizing House

    One day last February, while Nell Anne and Wayne Gossett were deeply engaged in a massive home renovation, Wayne announced to his wife that he had just purchased a warehouse.

    What was initially purchased to be used as storage has evolved into a finished project that Cynthiana has long been without.

    The Prizing House, which is located on Church Street and was originally used for “prizing” tobacco, will be a reception hall.