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Today's News

  • Cool nights and short days initiate bloom

    There are many things that come together that allow plants to thrive.  
    When it comes to plants native to our area, we are not required to go to great extremes to provide the ideal environment.
    An ideal environment, however, means a great many different things depending on what kind of plant you are.
    This time of the year we can do a couple of things for some favorite flowering plants.  

  • Meyers to host Harrison County Field Day Oct. 8

    The farm field day in Harrison County will be held at the farm of Mike and Shelley Meyer on Monday, Oct. 8 at 5 p.m. The farm is located on Highway 32 or Connersville Pike, four and one-half miles from Highway 27.
    The Meyer’s have a beef production farm with corn, hay and tobacco production as well. The farm is going through some major changes at the present time and producers will get to see many of the improvements which will aid in future operations.

  • Beware of Cyanide (Prussic Acid) poisoning in ruminants

    With the start of fall comes the risk of cyanide poisoing in ruminants. Cyanide, prussic acid, hydrogen cyanide or hydrocyanic acid poisoning are all terms describing the same condition. A number of common plants, including sudangrass, johnsongrass, sorghums and sorghum-sudangrass hybrids contain cyanogenic glycosides in the outer cells of the plant.  Further inside the leaf tissue are the enzymes needed to convert these compounds to the cyanide poison.

  • Physicians could face issues with House Bill 1

    By: Dr. Don R. Stephens, M.D.
    Senator R.J. Palmer recently defended passage of House Bill 1-commonly referred to as the “Pill Mill Bill” - and said the law contained “common sense” requirements for physicians who prescribe certain controlled substances. Despite his attempts at defending the bill, however, every physician, medical provider, medical facility and patient knows the law’s mandates have created unnecessary burdens and cost that clearly need to be corrected.

  • Well paid should never complain about wages

    As a way of sparking some potential interesting letters to the editor, I would like to offer up the conversation regarding the current situation in the NFL.
    Referees!!!
    Love them or hate them, they are just as much part of any game played as the athletes are.
    Take referees out of a game and we would be stuck watching a variation of the ultimate fighter in most cases... which could prove to be interesting in some cases.

  • School Menus

    Oct. 1-5
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.
    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Pancakes w/syrup or cereal, gogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, gogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Toasted cheese sandwich or cereal, gogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Muffins or cereal, gogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    FRIDAY: Egg and cheese sandwich, gogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

  • Webb sentenced in Falmouth

    After Bass Webb withdrew his withdrawal of a guilty plea Wednesday in Pendleton County, the judge sentenced him to 50 years in prison.
    The sentence will be tacked on to a 15-year sentence already issued on Fayette County charges for 65 years.
    Webb appeared in Pendleton County Circuit Court with Judge Jay Delaney presiding Wednesday afternoon for a ruling on Webb’s Aug. 15 motion to withdraw his July 18 guilty plea to the murder of Bryia Runiewicz.

  • Charges sought in animal cruelty

    A criminal complaint is being pursued by the Cynthiana Police Department and Harrison County Animal Control against a couple who allegedly abandoned at least one dog leaving it to starve.
    Sgt. Wilbur Gross along with Harrison County Animal Control officer Paul Colson were called to a 203 W. Penn St. residence, which had been the former residence of Donna and Edward Golden.
    Gross said the dog was severely underweight and covered in fleas.
    Colson said the dog, believed to be a border collie mix, was at least 50 pounds underweight, weighing only 33 pounds.

  • LIVE ACTION!

    By Stephen Lega, Landmark News Service

    The Lebanon Enterprise

  • Judge to rule on motion for recovery of Brown funds

    A hearing is scheduled today in bankruptcy court to hear a motion filed by the U.S. District Court trustee regarding the recovery of $417,414.43 for the estate of James Brown that is being held by R.B. Kirk, brother of Kay Brown.
    Judge Joseph M. Scott Jr. ordered that any responses to the motion should be filed by Wednesday, Sept. 19.
    Judge Scott also signed an order on Sept. 14 sustaining in part objection to claims of exemption, which were filed on behalf of James Brown by his representatives.