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Today's News

  • New Drivers

    Katlyn Rose Moore, Tyler Norton, Brett Persinger, Lynnzie Craddock, Harrison Schweitzer, Bree Black, Ceara Gosney, Larah Kendall, Mary M. Levi, Bailey Ruffing, Rebecca Jane King, Jamie Lee Brown, Destiny Whitaker, Shaylee Kay Carter, Rachel Duckworth, Elijah Esselman.

  • Frost concerns for some grazing crops

    As temperatures continue to decrease, it is important to know and understand how various species of forages react to frosts and freezes in order to best utilize these forages and to avoid possible health problems. Freezing changes the metabolism and composition of plants. Depending on plant species, this can create possible forage-related animal disorders or the need to alter grazing management practices.

  • Barnett re-appointed

    Gov. Steve Beshear has re-appointed Michelle Barnett of Cynthiana, a Harrison County Farm Bureau director, as an agriculture representative on the Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board.
    Her term will expire June 23, 2017.

  • Kentucky Beef Conference planned for Oct. 30

    The Kentucky Beef Conference will be held at the Fayette County Extension Office on Thursday, Oct. 30.  The program will begin with registration at 10 a.m. followed by the program.
    The KY Beef Conference has been an ongoing annual program for many years. It deals with programs about management decisions for our beef herds. This year the program will be similar.

  • 2014 directors election of the Burley Co-op held

    The Burley Co-op completed its annual director election and directors were sworn into service at the organizational Board Meeting on Oct. 8 for a three-year term.
    Donald T. Mitchell of Woodford County and incumbent Robert Reed Bush Sr. of Henry County were elected by the tobacco farmers of each district.
    The incumbent directors in Districts 12, 14, 15 and 16 were elected by acclamation as a result of no challengers.
    Mitchell will represent District 11, which is comprised of Boyle, Jessamine, Mercer and Woodford counties.

  • Heroin is sure route to self-destruction

    I have made a very big decision
    I’m goin’ to try to nullify my life
    ‘Cause when the blood begins to flow
    When it shoots up the dropper’s neck
    Then I’m closing in on death

     - Lou Reed, Heroin

    In next week’s edition of the Cynthiana Democrat, look for a feature story on the “Healthy Teens, Beautiful Minds” grant that was funded recently in the Harrison County School District.

  • Heroin is sure route to self-destruction

    I have made a very big decision
    I’m goin’ to try to nullify my life
    ‘Cause when the blood begins to flow
    When it shoots up the dropper’s neck
    Then I’m closing in on death

     - Lou Reed, Heroin

    In next week’s edition of the Cynthiana Democrat, look for a feature story on the “Healthy Teens, Beautiful Minds” grant that was funded recently in the Harrison County School District.

  • Church News 10-16-14

    CYNTHIANA
    PRESBYTERIAN

    On Sunday, Oct. 26 at 5:30 p.m., Cynthiana Presbyterian Church will host a potluck supper and entertainment will follow.
    Marvin Sullivan of Falmouth, Ky. will bring his talents as a humorist, storyteller and harmonica player to make for an evening of fun. Everyone is welcome.
    The church is located at 103 N. Main St (across from the library). Parking is in the rear of the church. For more information call the church office at 234-2961.

    NEW BEGINNINGS
    WORSHIP CENTER

  • Career Day at Southside

    Southside Elementary school students got a chance to tour ambulances, fire trucks, tow trucks and other vehicles during the first half of Career Day Friday at the Harrison County fairgrounds. Later many people from several professions talked with students about their jobs and what was involved to be successful in their careers.

  • Daddy, save me from my shadow

    “Daddy, Daddy,” were the words I heard seconds before I felt a tightening grip on my legs as my frightened 2-year-old son, David, wanted me to save him from his shadow.