Today's News

  • FSA voting begins Nov. 4

    Ballots for the 2011 Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committee elections will be mailed to eligible voters Nov. 4, 2011. The deadline for eligible voters to return ballots to their local FSA offices is Dec. 5, 2011.

  • Anual meeting

    The Harrison County Beef Cattle Association will be having their annual meeting of the local association on Monday, Nov. 7 at the Harrison County Extension Office. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. with a meal followed by the program and business meeting.

  • Regretting the ebb of summer and the woe of winter

    Is anyone happy about having to scrape frost from their windshield?
    Count me out.
    I’m not a fan of cold weather. I don’t like to be cold. I don’t like to feel the wind whipping through my hair.
    That’s just not sexy.
    There’s nothing, let me repeat, nothing that makes me shiver more than a slight nip in the air that seems to just find the nap of my neck then seeps down my spine and robs any warmth that I’ve been able to store.

  • Blue Grass Energy team wins International Lineman’s Rodeo

    A team of Blue Grass Energy linemen are now world champions.
    The team of three brought home the first place trophy from the 2011 International Lineman’s Rodeo.
    Brad Wiglesworth (Cynthiana District), Miles Shumaker (Richmond District) and Eugene Neeley (Richmond District) competed against teams from around the world, including teams from eight countries, and won first place in the overall competition.

  • Church News

    The Berry Christian Church bazaar will be held Saturday, Nov. 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring local artists, Tupperware, premier jewelry, Rada knives and crafts. Items on hand or special order available.
    Everyone is welcome.

    Central Christian Leadership would like to thank those who attended the “Singspiration” on Oct. 23.
    Pastor Barry Wethington has returned from his trip to Haiti with renewed determination to continue his participation in such outreach programs.

  • Just some food for thought

    We were eating pizza — thin crust perfectly crisp, topped with ooey gooey decadent cheesy goodness that was just the right degree of meltiness.
    As our eyes rolled back in our heads in pizza ecstasy, my friend Tara said she had recently read that the sign of a culture in decline is its glorification of its cuisine and deification of its chefs.
    Bobby Flay and Wolfgang Puck anyone?

  • Community Calendar

    FRIDAY, Nov. 4
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Nov. 4 at Beacon House at 10:30 a.m.; New Beginnings, 11 a.m.; Robynwood Heights, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
    Meet-and-Greet. Friday, Nov. 4, Independent candidates for governor and lt. governor, Gatewood Galbraith and Dea Riley, will be in Cynthiana at Biancke’s at 7:30 p.m. for a meet-and-greet. Live music will be provided by Solidago.
    SATURDAY, Nov. 5

  • School Menus

    Nov. 7-11
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Pancakes w/syrup or cereal bacon or yogurt, fresh fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Scrambled eggs and sausage patty w/hashbrown or cereal or yogurt and fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: breakfast pizza or cereal or yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Cereal choice, toast w/jelly or yogurt and fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.

  • Wedding set taken in Craig's List meeting

    Police are on the look out for a man who snatched a wedding set from a woman who had advertised the set for sale on Craig’s List.
    Det. Alan Judy of the Cynthiana Police Department said the woman arranged to meet a potential buyer in the parking lot at Cynthiana’s Walmart Monday afternoon.
    The man approached her and when she held out the set for his inspection, he grabbed the set from her hand, Judy said.

  • Marching Thorobreds in postseason play

    The Harrison County Marching Thorobreds competed in the first round of the band “postseason” with their baseball-themed show on Saturday, Oct. 22.  
    The band performed at the Kentucky Music Educators’ Association Regional Quarterfinal event held at Madison Southern High School in Berea.  
    “We were really pleased with our overall performance,” said band director John Merz. “Our closer was electrifying. I’ve never heard the students play that number as well as they did at regionals.”