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Today's News

  • And the winner is....

    Jordynn Sue Wright claimed the 6-12-month-old title at Monday’s Baby Show at the Harrison County 4-H Fair. Pictured with her mother, Stephanie, Jordynn captured the judges’ attention with her smile and happy personality

  • Reunions

    ANDERSON
    The Anderson reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 5 at Antioch Mills Christian Church with a potluck meal at 1 p.m. Drink and table service provided.

    EARLYWINE
    The annual Earlywine reunion of the descendants of the late Lewis Frank and Sarah Wagoner Earlywine and their children, Richard Earlywine, Dora Earlywine Reeves, Jessie Earlywine, Harley Earlywine, Jimmie Earlywine, Ethel Earlywine Whirles, Roy D. Earlywine and Mandy Earlywine Mynear will be held Sunday, Aug. 12 at Blue Licks State Park in the lower shelter.

  • An Evening With the Arts to be a music lover’s dream

    Not only will the July 27 “An Evening with the Arts” feature over 30 artists displaying their work in local businesses, 10 authors set up in outdoor booths, a courtroom drama by the harriCYN Community Theatre, the Post-it Note Fashion Show, and the 1st Annual Poetry Slam, it will be the biggest night of music of the year. With two bands, two outdoor stages, various musicians and singers, “An Evening with the Arts” will be sure to delight music lovers of all ages.

  • Fear not, bamboo can be controlled

    Most of us have learned to fear bamboo. I used to think that the only good place for them was in planting beds that were smack-dab-in-the-middle of parking lots … no chance of a runner reaching your garden in that case.  
    It’s the horror stories that stick with us.  
    We usually only hear about the invasive claims about bamboo and how it escaped a neighbor’s yard only to take over your prized perennial bed.  

  • 4-H Fun Horse Show
  • BQA Chute-side training planned

    Harrison County’s Cooperative Extension Agent Gary Carter along with intern Eli Mann will be conducting a Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Chute-side Training.  The BQA training will be held Aug. 4 starting at 10 a.m. at the Harrison County High School’s Vocational Agriculture Farm.
    The goal of the BQA program is to maximize consumer confidence and acceptance of beef by focusing the producers’ attention to daily production practices that influence safety, wholesomeness and quality of beef and beef products.

  • Corn concerns

    A number of farmers are wondering what can I do with all of this non-productive corn. The drought has nearly eliminated all corn where there was no watering capabilities. Those fields that were watered may be hurt due to the extreme temperatures and pollination failed to occur.

  • Crossword Puzzle

    THEME: FADS
    STATEPOINT CROSSWORD

    Across
    1. Shasta and Tab, e.g.
    6. ___ Wednesday
    9. Fictional company in old cartoons
    13. Spew
    14. “Cafe ___?” Greenwich Village club where Hendrix and Dylan played
    15. Turkish leader title, pl.
    16. *Some fads do this from time to time
    17. Hula dancer’s ornament
    18. One’s manner of walking, pl.
    19. *Bell locations
    21. *Angel pin-up
    23. Increase
    24. Never eat chicken this way
    25. T-cell killer

  • Library news

    Creatures of the Night Teen Zombie Party will be held at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library on Wednesday, July 18 at 1:30 p.m. for ages 10 and up. Stephen Hollen will be present to tell stories about Creatures of the Night including zombies, vampires, Frankenstein, and ghosts. You will also learn to do zombie stage make-up and play zombie games. Pre-registration is appreciated.

  • Indictment issued in child sexual abuse case

    A Harrison County man is accused of sexually abusing children and has now been indicted by a grand jury.
    Donald Silcox, 55, faces an eight-count indictment in connection with the alleged abuse of children under 12 years old and under 16 years old.
    According to the indictment handed down last week, Silcox is charged with sodomizing three little girls. The charges stem from incidents that allegedly began around May 1 and continued through June 8.
    The grand jury charges that Silcox engaged in deviate sexual intercourse with the girls.