Today's News

  • Sports beat

    Volleyball Fillies lose fifth straight
    match 2-0 to Lexington Christian Thursday
    The Harrison County Volleyball Fillies’ ball handling was again a problem as the Lexington Christian Lady Eagles raced past them on the Hilltop Thursday night.  
    The undefeated Lady Eagles won in two straight sets 25-16 and 25-10 to improve their record to 4-0 for the year.  (Since this game the Lady Eagles have improved to 9-0)  

  • Shall we brag?

    One of my favorite stories is the one where my friend Mike announced that he had given up pride for Lent.
    He was so proud of his decision, couldn’t wait to start. Just knew he’d nail it.
    That was about seven or so years ago and we still laugh about it.

  • Church News

    Yard/Bake Sale
    First United  Methodist Youth will be having a Yard/Bake Sale and Car Wash in the church parking lot on Saturday, Sept. 8 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Furniture, clothes and lots of items will be in the yard sale. For more information call Sharon at 298-9971.

    OF GOD

  • Changes to Form 1099-G and 1099-MISC for FSA producers and vendors

    John W. McCauley, USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director announces that calendar year 2012 brings several changes to the way FSA reports a producer’s farm program payments to the producer and to IRS.
    In past years, IRS Forms 1099-G would be issued to show all program payments received from the Farm Service Agency, regardless of the amount.

  • Livestock producers affected by disasters urged to keep good records

    USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director John W. McCauley urges livestock producers affected by natural disasters such as Hurricane Isaac and the continuing drought to keep thorough records of their livestock and feed losses, including additional expenses for such things as feed purchases because of lost supplies.
    FSA recommends that owners and producers record all pertinent information of natural disaster consequences, including:

  • Drought, heat causes stress

    “Newly transplanted trees must remain hydrated in order for the natural process of root system regeneration to begin” writes Roger Harris, associate professor of horticulture at Virginia Polytechnic Institute.  
    This is something that has been repeated countless times this summer by many in the green industry, yet, I fear, some homeowners may have turned a deaf ear.  
    With record breaking heat and drought conditions for many in Kentuckiana, plants suffer the most if their care-giver is less than committed.

  • Reunions

    CLASS OF 1964
    The Harrison County High School Class of 1964 is getting ready for their reunion on Oct. 20 at Biancke’s Restaurant. If you come for dinner, we will be in the back room at 5 p.m. We’ll order from the menu and everybody will pay for their own meal.
    After dinner we’ll move to the patio and bar areas to socialize. If you wish to attend only one that’s okay.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Emily Mae Crowther, Aug. 27, daughter of Andy and Rebecca Dawson Crowther; Kendra Elizabeth Fizette, Aug. 9, daughter of Louie and Susanne Fizette; Fisher Kincaid Hurst, June 20, son of Roger and Amy Hurst.
    Salem Church of Christ makes repairs after it was vandalized on July 5.
    Harrison County soccer Breds win their fifth straight game; Fillies volleyball net big win over Silver Grove.

  • Boy Scouts help out Cub Scouts
  • Willoughby’s will celebrate 25th anniversary Sept. 12

    William and Shirley Willoughby will be celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, Sept. 12.
    They were married Sept. 12, 1987 at the Judyville Christian Church with the Rev. Samuel Campbell officiating. Their attendents were Janet Campbell Rodriguez and the late Buford Campbell.
    Shirley is the daughter of Gladys Earlywine of Cynthiana and the late Bradley Earlywine. William is the son of the late Len and Mary Willoughby of Carlisle.
    They have two children Sarah Willoughby and Bradley Willoughby.