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Today's News

  • Key dates for new 2014 Farm Bill Safety Net programs announced

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is announcing key dates for farm owners and producers to keep in mind regarding the new 2014 Farm Bill established programs, Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC). The new programs, designed to help producers better manage risk, usher in one of the most significant reforms to U.S. farm programs in decades.
    Dates associated with ARC and PLC that farm owners and producers need to know:

  • Registration open for annual Kentucky Women in Agriculture Conference, deadline is Oct. 24

    Kentucky Women in Agriculture Inc. will hold its 15th annual Conference and Tour Nov. 5-6 at the Cave City Convention Center in Cave City.
    The theme is “Faith, Family, and Farming.” Registration is $65 for the one-day conference ($55 for students), which includes all meals, materials and membership dues for 2015. The pre-conference tour is $25. Registration is due by Oct. 24, 2014. A limited number of conference scholarships are available.

  • Callers report funnel cloud spottings over Harrison County

    Callers into the E-911 dispatch reported possibly two funnel clouds that passed over or briefly touched down in Harrison County Tuesday afternoon.

    Telecommunicator John Green said it appeared that a funnel cloud was spotted in the U.S. 62 West area, along Wornall Lane, Sea Biscuit, Ammerman and White Oak pikes and a second one was churning above the city near City Hall.

    "We've not heard of any homes, yet," Green said, noting that trees, farm buildings and a propane tank were among the damage reports.

  • Two bodies discovered in house fire Monday morning

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    UPDATE
    Two unidentified bodies were discovered in the aftermath of a house fire on Grays Run Pike Monday morning.

    Harrison County Coroner Tom Ware stated that two bodies, one of which was determined to be male, were discovered in the burnt remains of the house fire at 2464 Grays Run Pike Monday afternoon. They have been sent to Frankfort for autopsy and positive identification.

    The home is listed as the residence of James and Katherine Thompson.

  • Safety Day at the Harrison County Fairgrounds - Pictures
  • Community Calendar 10-2-14

    FRIDAY, Oct. 3
    Teen Batman Event.
    Friday, Oct. 3 starting at 6 p.m. for grades 6th through 12th. Will be celebrating Batman with a movie (Batman vs. Dracula), trivia contest, snacks and goodies. The event will take place in the basement of the Cynthiana Presbyterian Church.

  • Smile for Story carnival is successful

    Cashton Slade, son of Scott and Erica Puckett, changes the game during festivities at Flat Run Veterans’ Park Saturday. A community carnival was held to help raise funds for Story Hill, who was the recent recipient of a heart transplant. Story remains in Columbus, Ohio, with her family while she recovers

  • A few quiet words in memory of Bro. Jim

    The Lord said, “Go out and stand on the mountain in the presence of the Lord, for the Lord is about to pass by.”
    Then a great and powerful wind tore the mountains apart and shattered the rocks before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind. After the wind there was an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake.
    After the earthquake came a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire. And after the fire came a gentle whisper
    — 1 Kings 19: 11-12

  • Police search for gunman

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    A Cynthiana gas station was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night.

    According to Ptl. Lewis Crump III, a gunman walked into Fast Max on U.S. 27 South about 11:30 p.m. and demanded cash.

  • Breds have two poor performances losing to Paris, Western Hills

    Harrison County’s soccer Thorobreds lost last Thursday to Paris in the Athletic Complex in a game that Coach Nick Hill described as one where they ”just went through the motions.”
    When the Thorobreds got caught watching the ball bounce in the penalty area, Paris took a 1-0 lead on a rebound shot off a Chris Ortiz stop. This gave the Greyhounds a 1-0 lead at the half.