Today's News

  • Curing potatoes, onion and garlic

    We harvested some fantastic looking “Red Candy Apple’ purple onions a few weeks ago and it is now time to start digging some ‘Yukon Gold’ potatoes and garlic over the weekend.
    I am so excited about the garden this year because it is performing so well. We need to wait another week or so to harvest the ‘Sterling’ and ‘Walla Walla’ onions because tops have yet to flop over; this allows them to store better.  

  • Give your summer flower garden new life

    By Jessica Sayre, County extension agent for Horticulture
    Summer’s heat and weather can take a toll on your flower garden. But with a little extra care, it is possible to bring it back to life for a few more weeks of vibrant color and texture.
    It’s always important to make sure annuals and perennials get plenty of water this time of year, especially in later summer. Annuals, in particular, will start to decline without an adequate supply of water to keep the ground moist.

  • 7 on 7 football competition
  • 48th annual Burley Belles begins Friday with 59 players entered

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The 48th annual Burley Belles golf tournament will begin Friday with 60 players entered to battle for victory in one of five flights.  
    Two of the main fixtures in the Burley Belle tournament’s glorious history will be missing this time as defending champion Anne Combs and former champion Laura Goodlett will not be playing due to health concerns.  

  • Soccer Fillies staff welcomes deep and versatile team for 2017

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    “During our time as coaches, Coach McDaniel and I have graduated some very good players,” said Coach Kevin Gaunce.  “Last year was certainly no exception.”  

  • Glasgow’s Williams named to Team Kentucky for 2018 Special Olympics USA Games

    Glasgow Special Olympics athlete Daniel Williams, formerly of Cynthiana, has been named to compete as part of Team Kentucky at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, July 1-6, 2018, in Seattle. He will be part of the Team Kentucky bowling delegation, competing in the singles, doubles and team events.

  • Blakes win Jungle at the Cynthiana Country Club with one stroke edge

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Bubba Blake and David Blake shot 158 to take the 9th annual Jungle Golf Tournament held this past Saturday and Sunday at the Cynthiana Country Club.  
    The format was a two-man scramble and alternate shot play on Saturday with a better ball play and actual two-man score on Sunday.  

  • Changes for the better?

    The commissioner of Major League Baseball seems intent on changing the rules in order to speed up the game.  
    His focus is on the pitchers and the time that it takes between pitches. According to an article in the Chicago Tribune, his plan includes installing a time clock.  
    If this is the best that he can do, he needs to forget it and baseball might want to look for a new leader.  

  • Sports Beats

    Kentucky Jr. PGA in
    Union, Kentucky last weekend
    Anthony and Jacob Vascotto were among the golfers who traveled to Union Kentucky to play the Triple Crown Country Club course this past week.  
    This magnificent course made the rounds rough on the players with the top scores six strokes over par in the seven flights.  
    Anthony Vascotto finished third in the Boys 15-18 flight shooting 93. Jacob was fifth in the 14 and under flight with a 105.  

  • Laura Clifford of Cynthiana chosen to lead District of Elks - USA

    As members of the Elks-USA from across the nation gathered in Reno, Nevada,  from July 16-19, Laura Clifford of Cynthiana, was installed as District Deputy to the Elks National President for the lodges in the East District of the Kentucky Elks Association.
    Clifford was installed at the Order’s 153rd Elks National Convention currently under way in Reno, where over 8,000 members and guests are present. She will serve a one-year term.