Today's News

  • Gear up for orchard maintenance

    I am so grateful that my husband Andy is in charge of the orchard.  
    Fruit tree maintenance, I am convinced, is an art. There are details to pruning that can make or break good fruit set, branch structure and ability to pick when the limbs are laden with ripe fruit.  
    While I understand the basics, I am glad Andy is the one that executes the task.  
    A healthy fruit crop from the orchard can be achieved by doing a few things this time of the year.  

  • Young green grass carries risk of tetany in cattle

    This year has started unusually warm and wet. So much so that grass is beginning to green early than past seasons. With young green grass it is thought to be an advantage but it also carries the risk of grass tetany for cow/calf producers.

  • Landowners, producers will have four weeks to enroll in CRP beginning in March

    The Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director, John W. McCauley, announces that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will conduct a four-week Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) general signup, beginning on March 12 and ending on April 6. CRP has a 25-year legacy of successfully protecting the nation’s natural resources while providing significant economic and environmental benefits to rural communities across the United States.

  • Cynthiana Baptist Church to offer Financial hope course beginning Feb. 19

    Nearly one and a half million families have been able to positively change their financial situation through Financial Peace University (FPU), the 13-week course taught by Dave Ramsey on DVD. FPU teaches families and individuals common-sense principles like how to make a plan with their money so they are able to free themselves of debt and build lasting wealth. FPU is available for churches, military, non-profit agencies, and businesses.

  • Kentucky Bank named to ‘Best Places to Work in Kentucky’ for 2012

    Kentucky Bank was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky for 2012. The awards program was created in 2005 and is a project of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM), and Best Companies Group.

  • City, county work two fatal accidents over the weekend

    Law enforcement for Cynthiana and Harrison County worked two serious accidents over the weekend.
    An accident was reported on Lafferty Pike (KY 1054) Friday that resulted in the death of Curtis Becker, 49, Cynthiana.
     That crash is being investigated by the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department.
    Cynthiana Sgt. Wilbur Gross is investigating a Saturday morning motorcycle accident on Grandview Drive.

  • Breds take big district win over Wildcats

    Sophomore Dillon Pulliam scored 25 and senior Caleb Ford hit for 23 as the Harrison County Thorobreds defeated the Pendleton County Wildcats 73-61 Friday night on the Hilltop.  
    Even with the two big scorers leading the way, at least two other Breds made huge contributions to the victory.  Junior guard Scott Kendall played his best game of the season as he limited his turnovers especially in the second half and pitched in 14 points as well.  

  • Fillies drop close one to Lady Cards, 57-50

    “We moved and we were active, but they were like trees in there, remarked Coach Kim Furnish following the Fillies’ loss to the Clark County Lady Cards Tuesday night. “When Jordan wasn’t in the game, we were simply outmanned.”  

  • Bowlers roll over Bourbon County and Paris, remain perfect

    The Harrison County bowling team faced both schools from Bourbon County on Sunday and Monday with basically the same results.  
    In Lexington at Joyland on Sunday, the Thorobreds and Fillies were victorious over the bowling Colonels and Lady                        Colonels of Bourbon County.  
    The Fillies swept by the Bourbon County girls, 7-0, making their season record 33-9 in games and a perfect 6-0 match record.  

  • High school wrestlers have a busy week

    Five wrestlers and three stat girls celebrated Senior Night last Wednesday with a 60-0 thumping of Dunbar.  
    The five senior wrestlers are Anthony Shirley, Shawn Tobin, Jeff Faulconer, Austin Roberts and Eric Kiskaden.  The senior stat girls are Megan Lopez, Gabbi Richie and Fayth Karrick.