Today's News

  • Cynthiana graduate releases new album

    Lexington, Ky. rock band Fifth on the Floor has recently signed with Black Country Rock/Entertainment One (eOne) Music and will be releasing its third full-length album Ashes & Angels nationally on March 12, 2013.
    Country music star and eOne label-mate Shooter Jennings produced the album in early 2012.
    The album was recorded at DeadBird Studios in Louisville, and mixed at NitroSonic Studios in Lexington.

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  • Handling cattle safely, more efficiently

    Proper design and quick recognition of problems that impede cattle flow are essential for safe, efficient cattle handling.

  • Harrison County Conservation Breakfast meeting is Feb. 20

    The Harrison County Conservation District is hosting the annual Conservation Breakfast meeting on Feb. 20, 2013 at the Cooperative Extension Office. This years program will be, Farming in the 21st Century: a practical approach to improve Soil Health, presented by John Graham, NRCS State Soil Health Specialist.

  • St. Valentine revisited

    I suspect most of you have no idea about the person and the saintly episode that is commemorated each Feb. 14 by friends, family and most importantly, lovers. In fact, there are several versions of how the most romantic Saint became a commercial success.

  • Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative accepting 2013 scholarship applications

    The Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association (BTGCA) is proud to announce that the 2013 BTGCA Scholarship applications are now being accepted.
    The Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative will award four $1000 scholarships to students for the 2013-2014 school years. It is a great way for our organization to help our farm families as they work to provide educational opportunities to their children.

  • Loans for socially disadvantaged persons available

    USDA Farm Service Agency reserves funds each year to make loans to socially disadvantaged applicants to buy and operate family-size farms. A socially disadvantaged farmer is one of a group whose members have been subjected to racial, ethnic, or gender prejudice because of their identity as members of the group without regard to their individual qualities. For the purposes of this program, socially disadvantaged groups have been defined as women, Blacks or African Americans, American Indians or Alaskan Natives, Hispanics, Asians, and Native Hawaiians or other Pacific Islanders.

  • Harrison County improves to 17-11 with win at Frankfort

    Four Thorobreds scored in double figures Tuesday night as Harrison County began to right the ship with an 83-66 victory over Frankfort’s Panthers in Frankfort.  
    The Thorobreds started the game a little slow but then went on a 10-to-zero run and never surrendered the lead in the best shooting night that the Breds have had in two weeks.  
    Coach Larry Kendall started his “new’ line up and again it worked well for the Thorobreds.  

  • Lady Eagles wear down shorthanded Fillies in Taylor Mill

    The construction was only the beginning of the road blocks that the Harrison County Fillies would endure Monday night as they battled the Scott High Lady Eagles in a game pitting two 10th Region rivals.  
    The Fillies were working to continue their late-season improvement as they prepare for the opening game of the 38th District Tournament next Monday against Pendleton County.  
    The assignments facing the 16-10 Lady Eagles became tougher almost immediately as sophomore point guard Kassidy Cook went down with an apparent hamstring injury.