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Today's News

  • USDA provides greater protection for fruit, vegetable and other specialty crop growers

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces that greater protection is now available from the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program for crops that traditionally have been ineligible for federal crop insurance. The new options, created by the 2014 Farm Bill, provide greater coverage for losses when natural disasters affect specialty crops such as vegetables, fruits, mushrooms, floriculture, ornamental nursery, aquaculture, turf grass, ginseng, honey, syrup, and energy crops.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Alyssa Jo Bowling, July 28, daughter of Chad and Nancy Bowling; Paul William Furnish, Nov. 16, son of David and Sandra Furnish; Cody C. Griffith, Oct. 29, son of Chris and Andrea Griffith; Catherine Ainsley McGrath, Nov. 19, daughter of Alicia and Joseph McGrath; Jaden Darrell Miller, Nov. 29, son of Kevin and Donna Wilson Miller.

  • Charleigh Elizabeth Koch

    Charleigh Elizabeth Koch was born to Charles and Katie Koch of Cynthiana on Oct. 29, 2014 at St. Joseph East.
    She weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz., and is welcomed by her sisters, Addie, Sutton and Delaney.
    Maternal grandparents are Steve and Ann Northam of Jeffersonville, Ind.
    Paternal grandparents are Gus and Theresa Koch of Paris, Ky.

  • Blue Jeans Go Green
  • Museum Musings

    * Peter Marshall -- “Let’s not permit the crowds and the rush to crowd Christmas out of our hearts - for that is where it belongs. Christmas is not in the stores - but in the hearts of people.”
    * The enduring volunteers of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum, 124 S. Walnut St., the old Rohs Theatre, invite you to treat yourself and visit - Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Bring family and friends with you.

  • Cynthiana Kiwanis Club to sponsor magic and variety show fundraiser

    The Cynthiana Kiwanis Club is sponsoring a fundraiser to continue to aid the community with local projects. To reward the community of this very special charity, we are hosting a brand new Magic and Illusion Variety show featuring one of Kentucky’s finest illusionists, Dinky Gowen.
    The event will be held Saturday, Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Harrison County High School.

  • Oddville Homemakers
  • Pinney hosts special DAR meeting Dec. 6

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the home of Karrol Pinney on Dec. 6. This was a special meeting to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Cynthiana Chapter NSDAR.
    Guests were welcomed as follows: Lynda Closson, Vice President General, NSDAR; Dena Green, State Recording Secretary, KSDAR; Kay Thomas, State Curator, KSDAR; and Jessianne Wells, Honorary State Regent, KSDAR. Sandy Craddock and Paula Lyon were welcomed. Craddock’s application is pending, and Lyon is a prospective new member.

  • Families urged not to put off Hospice Care this holiday season

    Many people wish to put off decisions about health issues until after the holidays, but what if facing them head on could actually improve quality of life so that the holiday season can be enjoyed more fully?
    If you have a loved one who is seriously ill, hospice care can bring comfort and peace so that your family can have more quality time together. We understand your reluctance and fear of the unknown, but it’s important to choose hospice care early in order to receive the greatest benefits. Families often tell us they wish they had called Hospice sooner.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Dec. 8, 2014
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Bobby Lee Baker, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Charles William Callahan, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Leroy Boxley McCauley, settlement; motion granted.
    Estate of Brandy Renee Northcutt, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Nancy Carolyn Fallis, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Larry W. Moore, motion hour; order entered.
    CIVIL CASES