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Today's News

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Fathom
    6. Priestly vestment
    9. Steinbeck’s “Of ____ and Men”
    13. Yogurt-based dip
    14. *James Dean famously died in one
    15. Dugout vessel
    16. Cupid’s ammo
    17. Business degree
    18. Rose oil
    19. *”Single Lady” no more
    21. *Famous for his pop art
    23. “Back To The Future” actress
    24. Mark of a ruler
    25. Equinox mo.
    28. *Michael Jackson’s record label
    30. Frog-like amphibians

  • Score 'N' More
  • Air temperature and soil moisture

    So how do precipitation and temperature effect plants?  Well, in every way possible.  Excessive precipitation, especially in poorly drained soils, can restrict oxygen intake by roots. Oxygen is vital for all other processes to occur that impact growth and vigor.  
    In years where we have experienced excessively wet springs we typically see stunting and yellowing in herbaceous plants.  
    While the rain is great for woody plants and all their new spring growth, it can put them at a disadvantage later in the season.  

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Olivia Grace Barry, March 31, daughter of Ricky and Alissa Barry; William Riley Harris, Dec. 10, son of James and Laura Harris; Julia Elizabeth Jones, March 29, daughter of Jeff and Marsha Jones; Nathan Scott Nickerson, Feb. 23, son of Phillip and Lisa Nickerson.

  • Shay Gabriella Highlander

    Shay Gabriella Highlander was born to Kevin and Rochelle Highlander of Cynthiana on April 10, 2015 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 6 lbs. 15 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Michael and Marie Brown of Berry, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are the late Donald and Martha Brown of Cynthiana, and Arnold and Christine Hughes of Falmouth, Ky.
    Paternal grandparents are Tod and Iris Highlander of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Harvey Highlander and Wilma Lemons, both of Cynthiana.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Crystal Renee tillery, 24, and Benjamin Lake Florence, 25, married March 22, 2015.
    Emma Lou McCarty, 29, and Michael Ray Blan Jr., 32, married March 24, 2015.
    Jemima Leone Browning, 32, and John Daniel Stephens, 46, married March 28, 2015.
    Michaela Nicole Couch, 17, and Harley Clay Bruin, 18, married March 31, 2015.

  • Groundbreaking ceremony held for new BCTC campus in Georgetown

    On a beautiful Monday afternoon, ground was broken on a new Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) campus that will house not only the Advanced Manufacturing Center for high-skills jobs training in Central Kentucky, but will also support higher education in Georgetown and Scott County and the surrounding communities.

  • Fort Boonesborough State Park to host ‘Gathering of Descendants’ June 13-14

    Fort Boonesborough State Park is planning a special weekend in June dedicated to descendants of the settlers who lived at the fort in the late 1700s.
    “A Gathering of Descendants” will be June 13-14 and is open to the public. The park plans to have historical organizations on hand to help guests with genealogical research to see if they had family members at the fort.

  • Cynthiana Rotary Club