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Today's News

  • Citizens honored at Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet

    Harrison County individuals and groups were honored Friday evening at the 2008 Chamber of Commerce’s 39th annual awards banquet.

    Held at the Cynthiana Country Club, the banquet recognized citizens as Businessperson of the Year, Citizen of the Year, Farmer of the Year, Educator of the Year and Volunteer of the Year.

    After 45 years of business at Woody’s Barber Shop, Woody Richie was recognized as the 2008 Businessperson of the Year.

  • Plant potatoes, asparagus, onions first in the vegetable garden

    It is time to start preparing for the vegetable growing season in earnest: asparagus, potatoes, onions and leeks can be set out now; in a few weeks, as the soil is workable and warms to about 45 degrees, we’ll direct seed radishes, turnips, parsnips, beets, carrots, peas, spinach and other greens and lettuces.

  • 2009 Crop Acreage Reporting Deadlines

    2009 Crop Acreage Reporting Deadlines

    Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds agricultural producers of the acreage reporting requirements that must be met prior to receiving program benefits. Filing an accurate acreage report for all crops and land uses, including failed acreage and prevented planting acreage, can prevent the loss of benefits for a variety of programs.

  • NEW DRIVERS

    NEW DRIVERS

    Tres Phillips, Casey Simpson, Ethan Blanton, Ronald Insko, Cody Ward, Chaya Flora, Jillian Hall, Kendra Smith, Stacy Brett, and Paul Switzer.

  • Harrison County Fire Department gets new set of wheels

    The Harrison County Fire Department received one of two new fire trucks Monday afternoon at the Oddville station. With a price tag of $176,727, the truck is the first fire truck purchased since 1998. The truck was purchased by the county’s special tax district fund. “We’re hoping that this will help us improve our ISO testing,” said firefighter James McCarty. An improved ISO rating would possibly help homeowners lower insurance costs, McCarty said. The new fire truck will be responding to runs by the end of March, said fire chief Charlie Carson.

  • Code enforcement tops commissioner's agenda

    The City of Cynthiana is facing a myriad of problems, both large and small. Some of these difficulties are unique to our city, but most are being universally faced throughout the United States. Aging infrastructures, reduced revenues, and increased costs are the defining terms of our cities today. There is not going to be a quick cure. 

  • Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter's pet adoption list

    Pet Adoption List

    The following pets are available for adoption at the Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter. Female dogs, $75; male dogs, $65; female cats, $58; male cats, $43. Call 234-7138 or 234-1492 for more information.

    FOSTER CARE - DOGS

    Reese - Male, Pit

    Nugget - Female, Boxer/Pit

    Cooper - Male, Setter

    Rosco - Male, Terrier mix

    Tia - Female, Black Chow, 7 weeks

    Koda - Female, Brown Chow, 7 weeks

    FOSTER CARE - CATS

    Sandy - Male, buff

    Pepper - Male, black

  • Local churches to participate in Harrison County Ministerial Association fundraising concert

    Cynthiana and Harrison County church members are lifting up their voices and joining with the Harrison County Ministerial Association to host a fundraising concert event on Sunday, March 15, at Rohs Opera House.

    “We want to put the HCMA name and/or ministry into the public’s eye and ear,” said HCMA vice president, the Rev. David Sabella of Covenant Presbyterian Church.

    The program will begin at 6 p.m. and will include guest vocalists/groups from churches around the county.

  • Sports Beat

    Baseball signups underway

    Cynthiana/Harrison County Recreation Deparment Director Rick Chasteen has announced that youth baseball sign-ups will continue this Saturday, March 14. The sign-ups will be at Sports Unlimited from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

    Faulkner leads APSU to conference crown

  • Road plan dependent on federal stimulus money and gas tax

    With the budget now law, the biggest task facing the General Assembly this legislative session is preparing a road plan for the remainder of this fiscal year and the next, which ends in June 2010.

    After talking with legislators about their priorities, House and Senate leaders met with Transportation Cabinet officials for hours during the last several weeks to hammer out a plan.  On Friday, the House voted overwhelmingly for this compromise proposal, which the Senate is expected to approve this week.