Today's News

  • Cynthiana firefighters guest at Women’s Club March 9 meeting

    The Womens Club of Harrison County met March 9 at the Cynthiana Country Club. After the pledge to the flag, Virgie Wells gave the blessing.
     The program for the day was given by the Cynthiana Fire Department. Six firefighters were welcomed, along with visitors Elsie Beckett, Zetter Donahue, and Sharon Coppersmith. Peggy McNabb was welcomed as a new member.
    Elvina Clayton introduced Clayton Lesak, the new Cynthiana Country Club Chef.
    The minutes and treasurers report was dispensed.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana News, Sept. 19, 1872 -- “David Alexander, who resides in the Buena Vista Precinct in this country, is the owner of a Straight Copper Whisky Distillery which he proposes to put in operation very soon. He will make a pure article, as he understands the business well.”
    * Log Cabin, Nov. 15, 1915 -- “A horse belonging to Commodore Woods ran away last Friday. Mr. Woods was not badly injured but his buggy was demolished.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Keith Wesley Kearns, March 15, son of Jackie and Cynthia Kearns; Austin Michael Sumpter, March 12, son of Heather Sumpter; Trystan James Thompson, March 4, son of Melissa Thompson and James Bacca.
    Harrison County High School cheerleaders capture state title in Bowling Green.

  • Asparagus a garden investment

    I am only now recovering. It has been four days since Andy and I planted out 100 asparagus crowns.  
    Planting asparagus is an investment on all accounts, time, labor, money, patience and then the big payoff, which is fresh asparagus for two months each spring right from your own garden.
    This is the second time I have a participated in an asparagus planting extravaganza (I told Andy when we were finished two times in a life time is enough for me).  

  • Harrison County Young Farmers
  • Managing legume-induced bloat in cattle

    What is Bloat? Bloat in cattle can result in lost animal performance and severe cases, death. It occurs as a result of a buildup of fermentation gases in the rumen. Bloat may be categorized as frothy bloat, which is caused by the formation of stable foam in the rumen, or free gas bloat, which is due to excessive production of gaseous compounds from fermentation or as a result of an obstruction preventing the escape of gas compounds. Legume bloat is a frothy bloat condition.

  • Harrison among Kentucky counties eligible for FSA emergency loans

    On March 9, 2012, President Obama amended disaster declaration M4057 to include seven Kentucky counties as disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and associated flooding that occurred from Feb. 29, 2012, through March 3, 2012.

  • Enrollment reminder for DCP and other FSA programs

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director John W. McCauley reminds producers that the 2012 deadline to enroll in the Direct and Counter-Cyclical Payment (DCP) program is June 1.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding March 19, 2012
    Estate of Marcella Hill, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Joseph McCormack, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of JB Ritchie Jr., probate hearing; order entered.
    LVNV Funding LLC vs. Bobby Fryman, motion hour; default judgment entered.
    World Finance Corporation vs. Amanda Owens, motion hour; default judgment entered.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding March 20, 2012
    Robert L. Richards Jr., 1954, pretrial conference; criminal possession forged instrument-second degree; guilty plea entered, 2 year sentence, pretrial diversion for 5 years.
    Jill Edmondson, 1968, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; hearing held, 2 year sentence imposed.
    Ray Yarnell, 1972, sentencing; flagrant non-support; 1 1/2 year sentence imposed, probation denied.
    Mark Gray, 1986, sentencing; robbery-second degree; 7 year sentence imposed, probation denied.