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Today's News

  • Ecklar-Williams to exchange vows

    Elora Elizabeth Ecklar of Cynthiana, daughter of Tina and David Ecklar of Cynthiana, and Nathan Todd Williams of Cynthiana, son of Lee Williams and Angie Walters of Cynthiana, announce their November engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    Ecklar is a 2007 graduate of Harrison County High School and is employed by Toddler Village Daycare of Cynthiana.
    Williams is a 2006 graduate of Harrison County High School and is employed by Leggett and Platt of Georgetown, Ky.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana News, Sept. 14, 1854 -- “Town Clock. Next Saturday, in the afternoon or in the evening, the citizens of Harrison County and the town of Cynthiana will please meet at the court house for the purpose of taking into consideration the propriety of placing on the said court house cupola - a Timepiece - one that will be heard, when striking, far and near. Come up, ye men of Harrison.”

  • Reunions

    BUENA VISTA
    Buena Vista High School alumni and attendees are invited to attend a reunion on Saturday, May 21 at Biancke’s Restaurant at 6 p.m. for a time to eat and see old friends.
    For more information call 234-4959.

    ODDVILLE ALUMNI

  • Homemaker Events

    May
    May 13: Senior Citizens nutrition talk
    May 19: Freezing and Drying workshop, 6 p.m.
    May 20: Painting class, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    May 21: Spring day trip to Cumberland Falls
    May 23: Canning workshop, 6 p.m.
    May 26: Diabetes Cooking School, 5-7 p.m.
    May 30: Memorial Day - office closed

    JUNE
    June 3-5: Ft. Harrod craft camp
    June 6: Extension District board meeting, 7 p.m.
    June 7-11: Bluegrass area basket seminar, Jabez, Ky.
    June 17: Hospice Pillow Project, 9 a.m. - noon

  • Academic briefs

    Former Harrison County High School teacher and tennis coach, Jennifer Marie Hatfield, graduated on Saturday May 7, 2011, with her Ed.D. in Executive Leadership from Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tenn.  
    Dr. Hatfield researched the correlation between leadership and ethics in reference to individuals of positional power making decisions based on ethics.

  • Kentucky FSA reminds producers of program deadlines

    John W. McCauley, State Executive Director of USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Kentucky, reminds producers of the following program deadlines.
    • May 27 – Deadline for project area proposals for the Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP).
    • May 31 – Final date to request a marketing assistance loan or loan deficiency payment for 2010-crop cotton, feed grains, soybeans, and minor oilseeds.
    • May 31 – Final date to report small grain acreages.

  • Amending the garden, feed the soil

    The rules on amending the soil have changed over the years.
    Part of the change relates to the fact that good soil is hard to come by in newly developed subdivisions where enormous earth moving equipment is used to level trees and land.  
    This equipment not only removes the valuable topsoil, it also compacts subsoil and kills the living organisms that make up a healthy soil system. The less we disturb the soil the better, but for many the reality is bleak so some sort of amendment is necessary in order to improve tilth, drainage and nutrition.  

  • Curves food drive brings in 1,052 lbs. for pantry

    Curves of Cynthiana recently announced that the 13th Annual Food Drive brought in 1,059 pounds of food, which will benefit the Cynthiana-Harrison County Food Pantry. Worldwide, Curves members have donated more than 61 million pounds of food since 2004.
    Jennifer Johnson, Cynthiana Curves franchise owner said, “Our members have generous hearts. So, it’s no surprise to me that they rallied behind the food drive. We set a goal of collecting 1,000 pounds of food and we met that goal. I am really proud of our ladies.”

  • Bourbon Community Hospital moves business office to new location

    Bourbon Community Hospital has a new location for its business office. The business office, formerly located on Clinic Drive, has moved to Triple Crown Medical Suites, often referred to as the “Blue Roof Building” at 5 Linville Drive, Suite 102, Paris.