Today's News

  • 4-H Events

    Monday-Friday: 4-H Sewing Projects as scheduled
    Tuesdays: 4-H Crocheting Projects; 3:30-4:30 p.m., Extension Office
    Tuesdays: 4-H Quilting Projects; 3:30-5 p.m., Extension Office
    2nd Tuesdays: 4-H Shooting Sports Club, Harrison County Extension Office
    Wednesdays: 4-H Knitting Projects; 3:30-4:30 p.m., Extension Office
    2nd Wednesdays: 4-H Saddle N Spur Club, 6:30 p.m., Extension Office
    2nd Mondays: 4-H Rabbit Club, 4:30-5:30 p.m Extension Office


  • Amsonia 2011 Perennial Plant of the Year

    The 2011 Perennial Plant of the Year is Amsonia hubrichtii, or Arkansas blue star. We have long enjoyed Amsonia tabernaemontana, Arkansas blue star’s less refined cousin, in the garden; but A. hubrichtii takes the prize for superior multi-season interest.

  • 2011 Farmers Market to open Saturday

    The 2011 Harrison County Farmers Market will open at Flat Run Veterans Park on Saturday, April 30. The market will open at 9 a.m. At the present time flowers, crafts and some early spring vegetables should be available.
    At 10 a.m. we will celebrate the grand opening with a presentation from Roger Thomas, Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Ag Policy. Local dignitaries will also discuss the facility and the work that went into the development of the market. We hope that local citizens of Harrison County will come and support the new market.

  • 4-H Extension to introduce new ‘Plant A Row’ program

    All 4-H Horticulture and other interested 4-H students are invited to attend a meeting at the Harrison County Extension on May 3 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. The purpose of this meeting is to introduce a program called “Plant A Row.” As you raise your vegetables and fruits this year, we would like to take a few minutes of your time to tell you how you can make a difference in our community and help out the Cynthiana Food Pantry.

  • School Menus

    May 2-6
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Cereal, muffins, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Sausage biscuit, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Waffles w/syrup, bacon, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Scrambled eggs, bacon, cinnamon toast, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    FRIDAY: Pancakes w/syrup, sausage patties, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.


  • In that old country church

    A Bracken County resident has been given his first senior pastor position at a country church in Harrison county.
    Keith Hemphill, a Grant’s Lick Ky., native, turned from being a very shy and reserved Christian to being a voice for God.
    Since filling the position of senior pastor at Fairview Baptist Church in Kelat, Hemphill said that the small church could not be more welcoming to a newly ordained pastor.

  • KyAEA’s (Kentucky Art Education Association)
  • Family Adventure Quest 2011 to be offered by Kentucky State Parks

    The Kentucky State Parks will again offer the Family Adventure Quest – a trivia and digital photo contest for families and friends in teams of two to six people.
    The Family Adventure Quest presents a series of challenges that teams complete by traveling and taking photos at state parks across Kentucky. It’s a great way to explore the outdoors.
    While some challenges will simply require a little thinking, many will require a visit to different state parks and use of a digital camera to show your team along your journey.

  • Church News

    Berry United Methodist Church will host a bake sale on Saturday, May 7 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Walmart in Cynthiana.
    Come and purchase something for mom.

    An informal Christian Home Fellowship meets the second and fourth Saturday of each month from 6-8 p.m. for more information call Janet at 859-954-1145.

    ‘Voices of Triumph’ will present a gospel sing concert on Saturday, May 7 at 7 p.m. at Faith Pentecostal Church, 104 E. Pike St.

  • KentuckyTech prepares students for the IT workforce

    Since early in humankind’s development, we have defined ourselves through our current technology. We began in the Stone Age, progressed through the Metal Ages, flourished in the Industrial Age, and reached for the stars in the Space Age.
    Our present historical period has been described as the Information Age. People have almost instant access to every conceivable type of information, and we are able to communicate from even the most remote locations.