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Today's News

  • Harrison Co. Tire will dispose of vehicle fluids properly

    With winter creeping its head around the corner, a reminder to all drivers who have or will be winterizing their vehicles to be sure to dispose of all vehicle fluids safely.
    According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, only one-third of the do-it-yourself oil changes result in the proper disposal of old oil from vehicles.
    Due to the number of lakes, creeks and rivers flowing through Harrison County, it is clear and evident where all of the excess vehicle fluids go unless properly disposed.

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  • Checklist for preparing garden for winter

    There are many gardening tasks that must be done or are better done in the fall of the year.  
    Things like cleaning up old plant material; fertilizing trees, shrubs and lawns; and protecting tender plants like hybrid tea roses and French hydrangeas.  
    These chores are all a part of garden maintenance and taking care of them now will improve the quality of your garden later.
    Here’s a checklist to remind you of what needs to be done to get the garden ready for winter.
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  • Farmers Outreach Presentation to be held Monday evening

    On Monday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m. we are planning an important meeting at the Harrison County Extension Office. Officer Brian Gilliam/Unit 4309 of the Kentucky State Police, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement will be on hand to discuss issues pertaining to farm equipment and trucking in Kentucky.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Nov. 17
    Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Annex. Billy and Sharon Fowler will present a program about the ca 1830’s Handy Farm barn. The public is always welcome.
    FRIDAY, Nov. 18
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Nov. 18 at  New Beginnings at 10:30 a.m.; Our Little Miracles, 11 a.m.; Robynwood Heights, 2:30-3:30 p.m.

  • Remembering those who payed the most during WWII

    The Harrison County courthouse lawn is dotted with monuments reminding us of the soldiers who have fought and died for our freedoms.
    Words like valor, bravery, courage, true grit and heroism are used to describe their service. They seem like such small words for the huge sacrifice they and their families made for the rest of us.
    This year’s Veterans’ Day program at Battle Grove Cemetery honors the men from Harrison County who died during World War II. There are 48 of them.
    Purdy R. Bedford
    Carl M. Cobb
    Neville C. Benson

  • Community getting in gear for seasons

    Since writing for the paper, every other week I sit in front of my computer pondering the events that have taken place recently and try to come up with a column.
    However, there has been so much that has gone on and will be going on that I am finding it too difficult to narrow my column down to just one story idea.
    So, I thought a general overview of ideas may be the best avenue for this week’s column.
    First of all, 94.5 FM has broken the ice. Yes, that’s right, Christmas carols are on the air for another month and a half.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Nov. 10
    Northside Council. The Northside Site Based Council will meet Thursday, Nov.  10 at 3:45 p.m. in the school library. The public is invited to attend.
    Cynthiana Board of Adjustment will meet Thursday, Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. in the Planning Commission Office at the Harrison County Courthouse, South Main Street. The meetings are open to the public.
    FRIDAY, Nov. 11
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

  • Keep money in Cynthiana

    The Cynthiana Chamber of Commerce will be launching a local campaign on Nov. 26, to encourage citizens to shop locally.
    Businesses come and businesses go in a small community like Cynthiana.
    With economical times being as they are, small community businesses are finding it harder and harder to stay afloat and keep their doors open.
    Now that Christmas is just around the corner, small businesses will be looking to keep local money from finding its way outside the city limits.

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