Today's News

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    No births to announce this week.

  • Museum Musings

    * Log Cabin, Nov. 11, 1910 -- “Notice from Cynthiana Electric Light Company - The public will please notice that beginning on Tuesday, this company will give continuous service, which means our wires will be charged with electricity the whole time. Telephone and telegraph men, carpenters, painters, paper hangers and everyone are hereby notified and cautioned not to handle or interfere with our wires or apparatus in any way during day or night.” (It seems that prior to this time, electric lines were energized only at night.)

  • Pruning spring flowering shrubs

    June 1 is the official cut off that marks the difference between a spring bloomer and a summer bloomer. Does it matter that you know? Yes, if you want to properly prune because pruning after June 1 could result in no blooms next year.
    This spring was a great one for spring bloomers: lilacs, viburnums, azaleas, rhododendrons and many others were all able to do their thing without a major frost or freeze here at the farm.   

  • Property Transfers

    James Herman Blakeman-Executor of the Corine Blakeman Herren Estate and James Herman Blakeman-Trustee for the Corine Blakeman Herren Revocable Living Trust, to Thomas Ray Hendren, property in the Belmont Addition (Lot 8 in Block B on Third Street), $3,500.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding April 13, 2015
    Estate of Ruth Levi Whitaker, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Edna Wright, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    Midland Funding, LLC vs. Richard Banks, motion hour; default judgment.
    Midland Funding LLC vs. Brittney Cozy, motion hour; default judgment.
    Midland Funding vs. Jeffrey Elkhart, motion hour; summary judgment.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    April 13 -- At 7:27 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred on Ky. 1940 about two miles east of the city limits. David Nunley of Olive Hill, Ky. and William Pemberton of Morning Glory Road were driving in opposite directions. As they passed on the narrow road, the side mirrors collided and snapped off.

    April 10 --At 6 a.m., Gary Adams of Morning Glory Road reported the theft of several power tools from a building on his property. Evidence showed forcible entry, the report said.

  • LBAR announces $1.9 million in Harrison County real estate sales for the first quarter

    Residential real estate sales by members of the Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS® (LBAR) positively impacted the Harrison County economy in the first quarter of 2015 with 19 reported sales totaling $1,857,499. Sales continue to be a driving force in Harrison County economy.

  • Dancing with the Stars
  • Walmart grand re-opening
  • Farmer of the Year applications being accepted

    The 2015 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) “Farmer of the Year” application process is now open, and the organization is seeking the Commonwealth’s finest nominees for this prestigious award.