.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Pretrial set for man charged in Nicholas accident

    Two Cynthiana men made their court appearances in Nicholas County last week on charges associated with a Feb. 19 accident.
    Not guilty pleas were entered by Dustin Lewis on 38 counts of wanton endangerment, DUI (first offense) and disregarding stop sign.
    A preliminary hearing was set for March 30.
    Lewis’ attorney is James Brannon of Paris.
    Joe D. Ashbrook, 23, entered into a diversion agreement on an alcohol intoxication charge. A review was set for Sept. 7.

  • HCMS FFA makes donation

    The middle school FFA club donated over 1,000 pounds of food to the Harrison County Animal Shelter. Kneeling are Lindsey Nickerson and Dezaray Coppage. Back row is advisor Erin Butler, Paityn Wiglesworth, Kayla Jones, Steven Poynter and animal control officer Alan Fryman.

  • 101st Birthday
  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Christopher Mark J. Highley, March 8, son of Kimberly Johnson and Brian Highley; Tyler Alan Maryea, Feb. 28, son of Jamee Huey and Richard Maryea; Jade Marie Scott, Feb. 24, daughter of Diana Dawn Richardson and Christopher Lee Scott.
    Fifth-Third Bank of Cynthiana is now open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon.

  • Adison Gage Richardson

    Adison Gage Richardson was born to Latoshia Shepperd and Jason Richardson of Berry, Ky., on Jan. 12, 2011 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 lbs. 2 oz., and is welcomed by his brother, Jaxon Blake Richardson.
    Maternal grandparents are Crystal Giles and Jeremy Wiggins of Berry; maternal great-grandparents are Ralph Wiglesworth and the late Carolyn Wiglesworth.
    Paternal grandparents are Linda Richardson and Randy Mitchell of Cynthiana, and Larry and Teresa Richardson of Nicholasville, Ky.

  • Cynthiana DAR
  • McCauley to celebrate 90th birthday

    Nancy McCauley will celebrate her 90th birthday on March 20 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Cynthiana Christian Church. Her children, Patricia Bailey and Paul McCauley, request all family and friends to come and enjoy the day with her. No gifts requested.

  • 2011 Extension Leadership Recognition Program
  • Planting soybean into sod has challenges, opportunity

    Planting soybean into sod is an option for producers looking to increase acres. Soybean could generate a gross return of $500 per acre, or more, depending on yield and marketing. Soybeans are also a good option for producers who need to renovate pasture and hayfields. Some producers have a lot of experience with soybean while others may be looking at the crop for the first time. The following guidelines attempt to be applicable to both groups of producers.
    Converting sod to soybean has some general challenges and opportunities.

  • Pre-emergent weed control measures start now

    Controlling certain weeds takes some strategic planning and mid-March the game begins. I personally don’t care about weeds in the lawn, but I do try to keep them out of the landscape beds and the vegetable garden.  
    I also prefer to approach the whole affair with as little chemical input as possible so I have developed a well-timed strategy of hand-weeding, mulching, using corn gluten as a pre-emergent and a little flame throwing, I’ll explain.
    As soil and air temperatures warm, weed seed begins to germinate.