The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.
Aug. 2 – At 1:11 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 62 West. Cheryl Hoskins was traveling on US 62 and attempted to slow down due to construction and was struck in the rear by Billy Camic.
July 31 – At 12:12 p.m., Jacquline Stone reported that she was involved in a physical altercation on Toadvine Lane.
July 30 – At 7:45 p.m., Don Gohman, Corinth, reported that his ex-girlfriend took his camera. The camera was located at Cynthiana Pawn and Jewelry and the person bringing it in was identified.
July 27 – At 11:45 a.m., a report of stolen tractor weights from a trailer on Smith Avenue was reported. The weights were located at Randy’s Recycling and the person bringing them to the center was identified.
July 27 – At 2:49 p.m., Pat Grenier of the Chamber of Commerce reported that a glass on the side door had been broken.
* Your visits to the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum, the Smithsonian ‘Journey Stories’ exhibit, and the related speakers and activities are anticipated and encouraged. No charge for admission.
* On Saturday, Aug. 13, Jon Hagee as a Colonial Balladeer will present Traditional Irish and Scottish Folk music in the public library’s community room at 10 a.m.
Andy Barnes has worked cooperatively with the University of Kentucky in raising nearly 500 mums at his home in Sunrise. The plot includes several kinds and colors for interested consumers.
On Monday, Aug. 22 at 6 p.m. there will be a meeting and a dinner at his plot. The location is 3201 KY Hwy 1284 E. His plot is just down from the old Sunrise School. If anyone would like to visit the plot and receive information on how to grow mums, plan to come and see this example of growing a different crop in Harrison County.
Corn has been a staple food for centuries. It was first cultivated by Indian peoples in Central America; in fact, the adoption of agriculture and the art of cultivating gave way to the grand cities of the Aztec and Mayans.
What would the world be without corn and potatoes, both of which were first cultivated in Central America?
Modern corn derived from teosinte, a far less productive genetic relative. Teosinte is a wild grass that has small female spikes made up of encased seeds; modern corn forms ears instead.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces that a high demand for guaranteed farm ownership and direct farm operating funds has prompted USDA to transfer appropriated funds between programs as authorized by law, to meet the urgent credit needs of producers, including beginning and minority farmers and ranchers.