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Today's News

  • Regional Speech
  • Academic briefs

    In recognition of their academic performance, the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs has announced that John King, Cynthiana, Ky., has been named to the University of the Cumberlands’ (UC) Dean’s List for the 2014 fall semester.
    To be eligible, students must have achieved a grade of “A” in convocation while maintaining a minimum cumulative scholastic standing of 3.50.

  • Field and Main on Bridge Street to feature craft banking model

    Keep watching Bridge Street, Cynthiana.
    By this time next year, the new Field and Main bank plans to introduce the cutting edge in contemporary commercial banking to downtown Cynthiana, said Scott Davis, Field and Main CEO.
    In mid-January, Cynthiana residents noticed a small, but significant change to the Bank Trust signs on Pike  and Bridge streets.
    The name was changed to Field and Main.

  • Pesticide training to be held Thursday

    We are planning to offer two pesticide trainings for producers whose pesticide cards have expired. If you need to check on your current status call our office at 234-5510 and we can check your card.
    The pesticide meetings will be held on Thursday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. and again at 7 p.m  at the Harrison County Extension Office. Hopefully these times will fit into your schedule.
    We regret that this is such late notice and hope if you can’t attend the morning session you will be able to attend the evening session.

  • Farm Bill Safety-Net deadlines approaching for Kentucky farmers

    U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) John W. McCauley reminds producers of upcoming important deadlines for the new safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill, known as Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC). The final day to update yield history or reallocate base acres is Feb. 27, 2015, and the final day for farm owners and producers to choose coverage is March 31, 2015.

  • Harrison County Adult Day Valentine’s event
  • School Menus

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Sausage gravy and biscuit or cereal and yogurt, juice or fruit, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Mini cinnis or cereal and yogurt, juice or fruit, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal and yogurt, juice or fruit, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Mini pancakes, strawberry splash or cereal and yogurt, fruit, choice of milk.
    FRIDAY: Scrambled egg patty on biscuit or cereal and yogurt, fruit, choice of milk.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Harvest helper
    6. Obi ___
    9. Disagreeing votes
    13. _ ____ in the sand
    14. International workers’ group
    15. *One of Violent Femmes?
    16. Consumed
    17. Common Russian given name
    18. Dead-on
    19. *He took a “Walk on the Wild Side”
    21. *First woman in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
    23. Cauliflower ___ on a boxer
    24. Garden intruder
    25. Attorneys’ org.
    28. Italy’s obsolete money
    30. Mexican liquor distilled from desert plants

  • Harrison County Farm Bureau celebrates Food Check-Out Week

    The cost of food in America remains affordable.
    According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service, American consumers spend, on average, just over 10 percent of their disposable income for food.
    That means the average household will have earned enough disposable income – that portion of income available for spending or saving – to pay for its annual food supply in about seven weeks, said Kentucky Farm Bureau president Mark Haney.