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Today's News

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: William Austin Ray Chaney, Feb. 10, son of Samantha Hamm and William (Pugsley) Chaney; Timothy Scott Chapman, May 9, son of Tim and Stephanie Chapman; John Patrick Gaines, March 10, son of Colby and Patricia VanHook Gaines; Dawson Bradley Peak, April 3, son of Robert and Ashley Peak; Braxton James Lee Woods, March 15, son of Breanna Lee Woods and Jeremy A. Stone.

  • Museum Musings

    * The Headlight, April 1898 -- “The firm of Ware Bros., consisting of J.T. and O.E. Ware, proprietors of the Walnut Street Livery, Feed and Sale Stable, have been in this business in this city since 1896. They occupy the same place, known as the Turney and Smith Stand and do a general livery and sale business; also break and train horses.”

  • Controlling mosquitos where you live

    By Jessica Sayre, County extension Horticulture Extension Agent    
    Controlling mosquitos is challenging to say the least and with all the rain we have had this spring, there is a better opportunity for mosquitos to be a bigger pest than usual this summer. You may even begin think you are fighting a never-ending battle.

  • Reunions

    NORTHCUTT
    The Northcutt reunion will be held Sunday, June 5 at the Curry Methodist Church fellowship building beginning at 12:30 p.m. Bring your family and food to share.

    ANNESS
    The Anness family reunion will be held Sunday, June 5 at Northside Elementary School at noon. Friends and family are invited to share a potluck lunch and fellowship.

    CYNTHIANA HIGH SCHOOL BANQUET

  • Harrison County Summer Food Service Program

    Harrison County Summer
    Food Service Program
    The Harrison County Board of Education is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.
    Meals will be provided at a first come, first serve basis, at the sites and times as follows:
    • River Road Ball Park - June 6-July 29 from 12-12:30 p.m.

  • Sweet potato crops need 150 frost fee days

    Once again we enjoyed sweet potatoes all winter long from a fantastic harvest last fall. I planted out about 25 organic slips purchased from Country Corner Greenhouse in Shepherdsville in late May and by early November we had four nursery crates full of one of nature’s perfect foods. Seven months and counting in storage with no spoilage is impressive. We are down to about a dozen sweet potatoes; just in time for a transition to other summer vegetables.

  • New Farmers’ Market to open in Millersburg this weekend

    The public is invited to attend the opening day at the new Millersburg Farmers’ Market on Friday May 27 at 4 p.m. The market will be selling locally grown produce and fruits from farmers that live in Nicholas, Harrison and Bourbon counties. The market will operate each Friday afternoon from 4 to 7 p.m. In the event of inclement weather the market will still be held, but inside the old city hall building. The market will be located on Fifth Street at the city park’s side gate.

  • Eastside Wax Museum
  • Masonic Lodge donates bicycles

    The 103-member strong St. Andrews Masonic Lodge #18 donated one bicycle to Southside Elementary School and one to Northside Elementary School for a student with exemplary attendance. Southside winner, second grader Keylee Custard who has had perfect attendance during her two years at Southside. She is the daughter of James and Tara Custard. To her left is Lodge member Grady Lawson and to her right is Master of the Lodge, Jim Plummer Jr. Northside winner Cameron Perry, fifth grade,  has six years perfect attendance. He is the son of James and Brandy Franklin.

  • Eastside Elementary

    EASTside Elementary
    The Eastside Elementary Honor Roll for the fourth nine weeks includes:
    *Sarah Arnold, *Donnylee Asbury, *Kodi Beagle, *Nathan Bowen, *Kade Carpenter, Gracie Carter, Abigail Courtney, *John Craig, Hadlie Crump, AbbyGail Cunagin, Ehlana Edwards, *Araya Farmer, *Grant Ferguson, *Meredith Fryman, *Shelby Fugate, Gracey Funkhouser, *Nathaniel Garcia, Chloe Grimm, *Elijah Harris, Harrison Jones, *Stacey Lamb;