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Today's News

  • 2010 DCP and ACRE enrollement begins

    Enrollment for the 2010 Direct and Counter-cyclical Program (DCP) and the Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) program will continue through June 1, 2010. USDA urges producers to make use of the eDCP automated website to sign up, or producers can visit any USDA Service Center to complete their 2010 DCP or ACRE contract.

  • Homemaker News

    Women in Agriculture Conference – Nov. 4-6 in Bowling Green. Deadline to register is Oct. 15.

    Hospice Pillow Project – Come join Homemakers as they make neck pillows for Hospice patients. Friday, Oct. 16, 9-noon at the Extension Office. Come help cut, stitch, stuff or hand stitch. Contact Gaye Marsh, 234-0110, for more details or to obtain a pattern to work on your own.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    HARRISON FAMILY COURT

    Judge Barbara Paul

    presiding Oct. 7, 2009

    CIVIL CASES

    Shawnia Lee Beagle vs. Michael E. Beagle, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

    James Edward Watkins vs. Diana Lee Watkins, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

    Mabel Marie Cole vs. Charles Swinford Cole, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

    Heather Ladick vs. Benjamin Noel Farmer, motion hour; agreed order entered.

    Melissa Anna Streitenberger vs. Jeffery Wayne Streitenberger, review; order entered.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Dillon Horton Gasser, Sept. 9, son of Margo and Danny Gasser; Danielle Renee Farmer, Sept. 1, daughter of Danny and Donna Farmer; Sylvia Dawn Humphries, Sept. 21, daughter of Dawn Humphries and Lucio Rios; Samantha Lillian Loraine Wood, Sept. 23, daughter of Patricia and Harvie Wood; Emily Jane Hendrix, Sept. 16, daughter of John and Pamela Moore Hendrix; Brandon Nicholas Quesenberry, Sept. 20, son of Thomas Jay and Susan Renee Quesenberry.

  • Newspapers fight back

    OK, newspaper folks. It’s time to pick ourselves off the ground and fight back. There is plenty of time left on the clock, and our fans — more than 100 million loyal readers — are pulling for us to win. So here’s how we rally.

    First and foremost, we have to ignore those self-proclaimed pundits and cynics who believe that newspapers are dead. They are dead wrong.

  • The important thing is that God’s people worship

    Before the worship service started we had eaten dinner together, me with my tape recorder and notebook by my side.

    I don’t normally go to church on Wednesday nights, but I had come to New Beginnings Fellowship in Hernando, Fla., for a Religion page feature story and to take notes about their worship.

    As the people entered the sanctuary, some grabbed musical instruments from a cardboard box in the back of the room — maracas and wooden sticks, cymbals and tambourines. During the first song, people used the instruments, making their own music.

  • Engagement

    •Ashton Brooke Fuller and Hargis Dalton Fryman. The wedding will be held Oct. 24, 2009 at 4 p.m. at Curry Methodist Church by invitation only.

  • Kendall stepping down as writer

    At the end of the 2009 school year, Lee Kendall announced his retirement as a classroom teacher for Harrison County High School. He was, however, continuing his athletic director duties. Now, he is also announcing his retirement as The Cynthiana Democrat sports correspondent. Kendall has agreed to continue until the position is filled.

  • Church Briefs

    BERRY UNITED

    METHODIST

    Berry United Methodist will hold a bake sale at Wal-Mart in Cynthiana on Saturday, Oct. 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. or when sold out. Everyone welcome.

    A charity yard sale will be held Friday, Oct 16 from 8 a.m. to dusk and Saturday, Oct 17 from 8 a.m. to ??? at the First Methodist Church parking lot, corner of Pike and Church street, by Leono’s. Hosted by The Berry Methodist Church.Money collected will be given to The Methodist Childrens Home.

    COLEMANSVILLE

    CHRISTIAN

  • The nation’s educational system has lowered standards

    To the editor: