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Today's News

  • 2014 Phase I application process to begin Sept. 17

    The Harrison County Ag Development Committee will open the application process for the 2014 Phase I Program on Sept. 17. The applications will be available at the Harrison County Extension Office for a two-week period ending Oct. 1. Office hours are 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily for the application period.
    Harrison County has $270,000 for the 2014 program year. The local committee has decided to offer $2,500 per producer for this year. This is on a 50/50 cost share basis. For example: If you are buying a bull and paying $3,000, you can receive up to $1,500 reimbursement.

  • Conservation District accepting applications for Ky. Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share assistance

    The Harrison County Conservation District is now accepting Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share applications on a continuous basis. This continual sign-up is designed to make the program more landowner friendly and help address the needs of a landowner at any time during the year. As landowners plan conservation projects with the assistance of their local conservation district, they will be able to apply for financial assistance for those projects without having to wait for a designated sign up period.

  • Enrollment for New Dairy Farm Risk Management Program begins; USDA launches new web tool

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces that starting Sept. 2, 2014, farmers can enroll in the new dairy Margin Protection Program. The voluntary program, established by the 2014 Farm Bill, provides financial assistance to participating farmers when the margin – the difference between the price of milk and feed costs – falls below the coverage level selected by the farmer.

  • Livestock producers urged to enroll in Disaster Assistance Program by Oct. 1

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is encouraging producers who have suffered eligible disaster-related losses to act to secure assistance by Sept. 30, 2014, as congressionally mandated payment reductions will take place for producers who have not acted before that date. Livestock producers that have experienced grazing losses since October 2011 and may be eligible for benefits but have not yet contacted their local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office should do so as soon as possible.

  • Furnish reminds residents of voter registration deadline

    Harrison County Clerk Linda Furnish reminds eligible Kentuckians that the deadline to register to vote in the upcoming Nov. 4 General Election is Monday, Oct. 6.
    The Harrison County clerk’s office will accept voter registration cards until the close of business on that date. Mail-in voter registration applications must be postmarked by Oct. 6.

  • School Menus

    Sept. 15-19
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Sausage gravy and biscuit or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Chicken patty on biscuit or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Mini pancakes, strawberry splash or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.

  • Church News

    CALVARY ASSEMBLY
    OF GOD
    Homecoming with former pastors Dan and Sherry Collard will be held Sept. 14  at 10:45 a.m. at Calvary Assembly of God, 325 Webster Ave. (across from the high school). There will be special music and a covered dish dinner after service.
    For more information call 234-4646 or visit www.calvaryshill.net.

    CRY OUT AMERICA

  • Who Are You, Anyway?

    By Carrie Miller
    Life in a small town is different from life in a big city. There are fewer shopping centers, fewer traffic lights, and in general, fewer people.  In fact, most of the time in small towns, just about everybody knows everybody else.  And if they don’t know you- they certainly know about you.
    But, do we know each other, really?  It is easy in life to find your identity in many things other than Christ.

  • Sharing our bananas, like sharing grace

    One of my favorite writers is Anne Lamott.
    She’s both profound and profane, one of those people who, when you hear what comes out of her mouth, you gasp and are horrified — unless you’re honest with yourself and realize she’s only saying the same things you sometimes think.
    Some people think she’s not a real Christian because of her language and liberal, whacked-out theology. She says she came to faith in Christ kicking and fighting and cussing, which, again if you’re honest, is the way many of us come to Jesus.

  • FFA News