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Today's News

  • Cynthiana Post Office to host Passport Day in the USA April 9

    The Cynthiana Post Office is hosting a special passport event in Cynthiana on Saturday, April 9, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. to provide passport information to U.S. citizens and to accept passport applications. Please call ahead to make an appointment at 234-4632. The Cynthiana Post Office is joining the Department of State in celebrating Passport Day in the USA 2011, a national passport acceptance and outreach event.  

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  • HCMS students represent well at mock UN

    Harrison County Middle School attended KUNA (Kentucky United Nations Assembly) March 13-15.
    Several schools gathered to represent a specific country. Harrison County represented both Zimbabwe and Turkmenistan. On the first night of KUNA everyone setup their displays that represented their countries. All the displays were arranged in one room called the Global Village.
    Each student wore native dress for his or her country.

  • Farmers Market meeting is April 13

    The Harrison County Farmers Market committee is planning there Kick-off meeting on Wednesday, April 13, at the Harrison County Extension Office. The meeting will start at 6 p.m. with pizza for the members. The meeting will include a training event for members becoming WIC certified, Senior’s certified, and GAP Certified.  Each of these programs are essential for producers to be able to merchandise to all customers of the market.

  • CRP general sign-up ends April 15

    USDA Farm Service Agency State Executive Director John McCauley reminds landowners and producers that a general sign-up for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) ends April 15, 2011. During this sign-up period, farmers may offer eligible land through the Farm Service Agency county office located at 103 Rodgers Park Dr., Cynthiana.

  • SBA announces grant to Kentucky Small Business Development Center to support job creation

    Small businesses in Kentucky will soon have greater access to critical resources to help them start or grow their businesses and create jobs, thanks to a $659,863 grant to SBA’s Kentucky Small Business Development Center.

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  • Benefits of a raised bed

    One dilemma facing many aspiring vegetable gardeners is sub-prime soil, shall we say. Compacted, clay soil is not uncommon in Kentuckiana but it is especially common in newer developments.  
    One way to off-set the problem is to employ a system of raised beds.  
    Raised beds are practical for many reasons and they are not just for the clay-challenged.  
    Practical because you do not have to till, dig, double dig or battle clay in a raised bed.  The soil has been added by you so it is as good as you want it to be.  

  • CPD officer involved in one of two shootings Tuesday night

    Local law enforcement officials are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred around 8 p.m. Tuesday night.
    Kentucky State Police are investigating following the shooting that involved a Cynthiana Police Officer.
    Cynthiana Chief Ray Johnson briefed city commissioners about 9:45 p.m. telling them that two people have been airlifted from Harrison Memorial Hospital to the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

  • Tornado watch in effect until 7 p.m. Monday

    Harrison County and most of central Kentucky are currently under a tornado watch until 7 p.m. tonight (Monday), according to the National Weather Service.
    The entire state remains under a wind advisory.
    A tornado watch means conditions are favorable and to be prepared in case a warning is issued.
    A tornado warning means that a tornado has been spotted and you should immediately seek shelter.
    For up to date weather information, visit the National Weather Service’s website at http://www.crh.noaa.gov/lmk/.