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Today's News

  • 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.  

  • Family history book deadline coming soon

    The Harrison County Historical Society announced the final deadline for submission of family histories to the Harrison County Family History Book at no charge is Monday, Sept. 15.
    More than 65 family histories have been received so far for the book with more than 70 percent coming from the area. Many stories and orders have also come from other states including Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and California.
    Books will sell for $54.95 plus $3.30 Kentucky sales tax. They are sold on a pre-sale basis only.

  • Birth notice

    Burley Russell Barnes was born to Mark Stewart and Michelle Stipe Barnes on Feb. 5, 2014.

    Maternal grandparents are Tony and Goldie Stipe.

  • Leets to celebrate 50th anniversary

    Robert “Bob” and Marianne Leet of Mount Olivet, will be celebrating their 50th anniversary on August 10, 2014.

    Mr. and Mrs. Leet were married on August 19, 1964 by W.W. Bentley at Pisgah Baptist church in Fairview, KY. 

  • Local author Mattmiller's new book soon to be released

    Cloud 9 Press is proud to announce the release of best-selling Kentucky author Mark Mattmiller’s newest book, “There I Shall Be.”
    “There I Shall Be” is Mattmiller’s second published work, following his successful debut novel, “Neighboring.” The work is illustrated by noted Kentucky artist Christopher Epling.
    “There I Shall Be” features seven short stories stitched together around the fictional Central Kentucky community of Mt. Zion, Kentucky.