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Today's News

  • Preventative tobacco float bed management

    Recent widespread reports of cutworm damage in float beds are a good reminder for tobacco growers to keep a close watch on tobacco float beds and greenhouses to catch and treat small problems before they become big ones.

  • Marshall ‘Ignites’ pro hopefuls

    By his own admission, Clif Marshall, was not one of the fastest running backs in Harrison County High School football history.  In spite of his lack of blazing speed, Marshall is in the unique position of helping prospective NFL players earn thousands, if not millions, of dollars by improving their own 40-yard dash time by fractions of a second.

  • HCMS Soccer undefeated

    The Harrison County Middle School boys’ soccer team finally surrendered a goal on Tuesday night, but is undefeated in Bluegrass Conference play with a couple of weeks left in the season.

    The 8th Grade Colts are currently 8-0-1 on the season and have two home games left in the regular season, before beginning post-season tournament play.

    On Tuesday, they defeated Royal Springs Middle School 3-1, and allowed their only goal of the year, a penalty kick goal after a questionable foul call inside the box.

  • Youth baseball/softball sign-ups

    Youth baseball/softball

    sign-ups

    Any boy or girl wanting to play T-Ball, ages 5-6; Instructional League, ages 3-4; or Girls Fast Pitch Softball, ages 9-12 will need to complete a participation form this week at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Recreation Department. T-Ball participants should be informed of their teams by their coaches by Friday, May 1.

  • Tracksters continue to improve

    It was a busy week for both the HCHS Breds and Fillies track teams as both competed in a pair of invitationals.

    On Thursday, Harrison County hosted the 40th annual Harrison County Invitational, and both teams fared extremely well.

    The Breds romped to an easy team win, racking up 177 points to outdistance second place Pendleton County (95.5). The Fillies portion of the meet saw them tie with Lafayette for the top spot with 122.5 points apiece.

  • Reunions

    BUENA VISTA

    ALUMNI BANQUET

    The Buena Vista Alumni banquet will be held at the First United Methodist Church on Saturday, May 16 at 6 p.m. All former students, teachers, alumni and friends are welcome.

    For reservations call Dorothy Slade at 234-5835 by May 12. Meal is $12.50 per person.

    CYNTHIANA HIGH

    ALUMNI BANQUET

    The Cynthiana High School Alumni Banquet will be held Saturday, June 27, at the Elks Lodge. Classes honored are 1934, 1939, 1944, 1949, 1954, 1959.

  • Shakespeare works to be performed at Rohs Opera House

    On Sunday, April 26 and Friday, May 1, the Royal Springs Theatrical Society presents The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) at the Rohs Opera House.

    The performance includes all of Shakespeare’s 37 plays in 97 minutes and was London’s longest-running comedy for 10 years at the Criterion Theatre.

    “If you like Shakespeare, you’ll like this show,” said James Smith of Rohs. “If you hate Shakespeare, you’ll  love this show!”

  • School Menus

    May 4-8

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL

    MONDAY: Cereal, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    TUESDAY: Chicken, biscuits, jelly, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Cereal, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: Pancakes, bacon, syrup, juice choices, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: Cereal, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

    MONDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, toast and jelly, fruit or juice, variety of milk.

  • Property Transfers

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS

    Roger Dale Matthews to City of Cynthiana, Parcel 1-E, 0.413 acres, $4,000.

    M.E. Northcutt and Goldie M. Northcutt to Commonwealth of Kentucky, for use and benefit of the Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways, 1 Parcel- 4 Tracts at US 27/West Pearl Street: Parcel 225 - Tract A, B, C, and D; $3,800.

    General Warranty Deed: Melissa Jolly Miles and Christopher Miles to Amanda L. Switzer, property at 118 Oxley Ave. (Lot 9 - Block A - Unit 4-B of Sonley Heights), $110,000.

  • If it blooms before June 1, it blooms on buds set last year

    Yes, June 1 is the cut off date that officially marks the difference between a spring bloomer and a summer bloomer. Does it matter that we know? Yes, if you want to prune properly.

    This spring was a great one for spring bloomers: lilacs, viburnums, azaleas and rhododendrons all were able to do their thing without a touch of frost or freeze.

    We deserve that from time to time, but in order to keep these shrubs in shape we need to prune them from time to time, as well.