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Today's News

  • Planting fall vegetables in Kentucky

    Jessica H. Sayre,

    Harrison County Extension

    Agent for Horticulture

    It’s not too late to continue to enjoy your garden and to add new plantings. You can grow a variety of produce in Kentucky gardens in the coming weeks and have several fresh items available well into the fall.

  • Beginning beekeeping class to be held Sept. 13 at the Extension Office

    Jessica H. Sayre,

    Harrison County Extension

    Agent for Horticulture

    Are you interested in beekeeping? If so, the Harrison County Extension Office has a perfect opportunity coming up where you can learn everything you need know to get started.

  • Berry Homemakers
  • Sawflies strip dogwood foliage

    One of the very first insects that I identified as a young gardener was the pine sawfly.  We had planted over a 100 white pine seedlings over 30 years ago and after a decade or so, we started to lose a couple each year to one problem or another.  

    Daddy charged me with inspection duty. Looking for and plucking bagworms; collecting beetles in jars for identification at the County Extension Service; or closely noting the color, legs and chewing habits of the various caterpillars I encountered.  

  • Reunions

    LINVILLE

    The Linville family reunion will be held Sunday, Sept. 11 from 12-4 p.m. at Flat Run Veterans Park at the big shelter in the front. Lunch will begin at noon with games and fellowship following. Bring  dishes and/or desserts to share.

     

    MULLIGAN

    The Mulligan reunion scheduled for Sept. 3 has been moved to the Harrison County Extension Hall at 668 New Lair Road, Cynthiana, and will start at 11 a.m. Any questions call Shirley at 513-738-1613.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: McKinley Lynn Gross, July 26, daughter of Tania Lynn and John Gross; David Gregory Korona, July 28, son of Tom and Elizabeth Korona; Desiree Elizabeth Nichols, Aug. 15, daughter of April Tolliver and Jason Nichols.

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library now has wireless internet. The library also has six available computers with DSL.

    The Lions Club takes over Taste of Harrison County event.

  • Blended Nutrition, a healthy shake shop to open on Rod Run Saturday

    Lee Kendall,

    News Writer

    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

     

    Another new business is opening soon in downtown Cynthiana.

    Blended Nutrition, a healthy shake/meal replacement shop  will be located in the old library annex building next door to Biancke’s Station on Pleasant Street.

    The grand opening of the business will coincide with the Cynthiana Rod Run this Saturday, Aug. 27.

  • ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ runs Aug. 19-Sept. 5

    As the Labor Day weekend approaches, families and friends are making plans to celebrate the end of the summer. Sadly, this festive time has also become a dangerous time for motorists, as many impaired drivers get behind the wheel. 

    For this reason, state and local law enforcement agencies are joining the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) and officers across the nation for the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign Aug. 19 to Sept. 5.

  • Eleven students from Harrison Co. named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars

    Eleven students from Harrison County have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

    These students have also earned $2,500 a year in Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) awards. If they keep their grades up in college, they will have $10,000 to use toward a four-year degree.

  • School Menus

    Aug. 29-Sept. 2

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

     

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL

    MONDAY: Choice of: Nutrigran Bar with yogurt or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice. 

    TUESDAY: Choice of: Breakfast pizza or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.