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Today's News

  • Score 'N' More
  • Sports this week

    Baseball
    Saturday, March 14 - Grant Co. (A), 12 p.m.
    Tuesday, March 17 - Bishop Brossart (A), 5:15 p.m.

    Softball
    Saturday, March 14 - Spencer Co. (A)
    Tuesday, March 17 - Campbell Co. (H), 5:30 p.m.

    Tennis
    Monday, March 16 - Bourbon Co. (H)
    Tuesday, March 17 - George Rogers Clark (H)

    Archery
    Wednesday, March 11 - State Tournament
    Thursday, March 12 - State Tournament

  • Farmers can take nusiance deer, feed the hungry

    Deer. To some, they are beautiful animals. To out-of-state sportsmen, Kentucky Whitetails are the stuff of which dreams are made. To farmers here in the Commonwealth, though, they are often a nuisance or worse, gobbling their way through soybean fields at a rapid and alarming rate.

  • USDA reminds producers of the March 15 sales closing date for noninsurable crops

    The State Executive Director for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Kentucky, John W. McCauley, urges producers who want to purchase coverage through the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) to do so before the sales closing date of  March 15, 2015.
    NAP provides financial assistance to producers of noninsurable crops when low yields/grazing loss, loss of inventory or prevented planting occur due to natural disasters including drought, freeze, hail, excessive moisture, excessive wind or hurricanes.

  • Ides of March make way for spring and weeds

    Do we still teach children about Brutus’ betrayal of Caesar and to Beware the Ides of March?  
    Well, I hope that this year the Ides of March on March 15 will mark a not so foreboding future.  
    After this last blast of winter weather we are due for spring.  
    My onion slips and seed potatoes should be arriving in the mail. Additionally, we have a March 20 arrival date of 200 Freedom Ranger chicks and the first of our lambs to be born (literally on the first day of spring).

  • Brushes and more
  • Walker visits at Cedar Ridge Health Campus
  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Steven Rex Powell, Feb. 28, son of Leona N. Powell; Ashton James Roach, Feb. 19, son of Steven and Rebecca Roach.
    Adelphia Cable raises classic cable rate.
    Former “Survivor” contestant Rodger “Kentucky Joe” Bingham visits in Cynthiana at the Retired Teacher’s Association meeting.

  • Academic briefs

    Elizabeth J. McGuire of Cynthiana was named to the Fall 2014 dean’s list at Samford University. McGuire is a sophomore Musical Theatre major.
    Samford University releases dean’s lists after the close of the fall and spring semesters each academic year. To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must have earned a minimum 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0 while attempting at least 12 credit hours of coursework.

  • Jonathan Keith Patrick Jr.

    Jonathan Keith Patrick Jr. was born to Jonathan Keith Patrick and Stephanie Marie Buck, Cynthiana, on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 4 lbs. 2 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Stephen Conner and Daisy Edwards of Lexington, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are Charles R. Conner Sr. and Wilma Conner.
    Paternal grandparents are Mary Patrick and James McAdams; paternal great-grandparents are James Davis and Pam Davis.