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Today's News

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    accident Cases
    July 21 -- At 2:50 a.m., an injury accident occurred on KY 392 about four miles east of the city limits. Ashley Lane encountered a black angus bull in the roadway, struck the bull and into the opposing lane. The bull was later removed by Countryside Industries at the request of Kevin Bradford of KY 392 who was listed as owner.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports

  • Church News 8-7-14

    NEW BEGINNINGS WORSHIP CENTER
    Project Packpack is giving away backpacks and supplies Aug. 9 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at New Beginnings Worship Center, 103 Marshall Ave., Cynthiana. For more information call 859-298-0189.

    OAKWOOD BAPTIST

    Oakwood Baptist Church is hosting a hayride and hot dog roast on Sunday, August 10.
    We will meet at the church at 2:30 p.m. and will arrive back at the church at 8:30 p.m.
    Rain out date will be scheduled for August 17.

  • Breast cancer survivor reminds others to keep faith in hard times

    The call came when I was at a hospital in Lexington waiting for the arrival of my best friend’s grandchild.  
    I didn’t recognize the number but thought it was going to be awhile so I could take the call.  
    I recognized the voice immediately; it was the nurse from my gynecologist’s office.  I wasn’t expecting a call from them because it had been over a month since I had seen the doctor and just as long since any test had been completed.  

  • USDA extends enrollment deadline

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA)  announces that the enrollment deadline for the 2012 and 2013 Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP) has been extended to Aug. 15, 2014. Originally, program sign-up was scheduled to end Aug. 1.
    The new deadline gives livestock, honeybee, and farm-raised fish producers who experienced losses because of disease, adverse weather, wildfires or colony collapse disorder between Oct. 1, 2011 and Sept. 30, 2013, an additional two weeks to enroll in ELAP.

  • Unusually cool weather spurs tomato blight

    The unusually cool weather for July has spurred several problems for vegetable growers throughout the county and state.

  • Extension office will receive $250,000 from state for county farmers

    The Kentucky Agricultural Finance Corporation approved Harrison County for a $250,000 loan to be used for agricultural infrastructure, according to a press release from the Governor’s Office of Agricultural Policy.
    The Harrison County Extension Office receives these funds after the Kentucky State Fair, which is then given to county farmers after an extensive application process, said Gary Carter, agent for agriculture and natural resources.

  • Community Calendar 8-7-14

    FRIDAY, Aug. 8
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Aug. 8 at Our Little Miracles at 10:30 a.m.; Parkside, 11 a.m.; Shady Lawn, 11:30 a.m.; Robynwood Heights, 3 p.m.; Edgemont, 3:45 p.m.
    Community Day. J&B Missions will be holding its annual Community Day on Friday, Aug. 8, at Cherokee and Shawnee from 12 to 3 p.m. There will be free clothes, toys, school uniforms, household items ad furniture.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Luke Allen Bearickx, June 27, son of Burt Allen and Jennifer Ellen Bearickx; James David (J.D.) Tucker, July 16, son of Bobby and Kelly Tucker.

  • Riggins has Yard of the Month

    The Yard of the Month winner for August is Lillian Riggins on Hicks Road.  This yard has the “wow” factor.  

    Lillian’s gardens are very unique with rock works, recycled lawn decorations and a pleasing mix of annuals and perennials blooming in sequence.