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Today's News

  • Sales closing dates for USDA crop insurance programs are approaching

    Kentucky producers who wish to purchase a Federal crop insurance program policy for the 2012 crop year are reminded of the following closing dates:
    •Barley, wheat, Sept. 30, 2011.
    Insured growers have an opportunity now to make important changes to their coverage. Current policyholders as well as uninsured growers must make decisions on crop insurance coverage, especially which crops to insure and which level of coverage to obtain, prior to the sales closing date for that crop.

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  • Kentucky Country Music Association coming to Harrison County

    The Ky Country Music Association (KCMA) has announced that it will be hosting its annual state competition and awards show in Harrison County on Saturday Oct. 15.
    The Kentucky Country Music Association is a major stepping stone for aspiring Kentucky musicians.For many years the KCMA has helped launch the careers of many country, gospel and bluegrass musicians young and old.

  • New Cattle Management and Genetics Program awarded funds

    The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board, chaired by Gov. Steve Beshear, approved the Kentucky Beef Network LLC (KBN) for $310,000 in state Agricultural Development Funds to develop and offer the Management and Genetics 60 (MAG-60) program for Kentucky producers.  

  • Prepare a satisfying treat for any occasion

    (ARA) - Whether it is a delicious dish to bring to the family feast or a tasty addition for your next Friday night dinner party, preparing the perfect treat for any occasion can be simple. Here are some ideas to spruce up that festive event menu or add a special touch to your afternoon snack.

  • Ten cold-weather plumbing tips for homeowners

    (ARA) - That first chilly autumn morning is the perfect reminder that when winter arrives it can be sudden, often leaving homeowners unprepared for the plumbing problems associated with cold weather. The number of frozen pipe claims nearly tripled nationally from 2008 to 2009, to more than 26,000 claims. This hassle and extra expense is easily prevented with a couple hours worth of weekend chores or a quick call to your local plumber.

  • Harrison County volleyball continues dominant season

    Though Coach Bill Faulkner’s Harrison County Fillies volleyball team has only played what was to be the starting line up for less than a match this season, they still continue to have an impressive outing.  
    This continued in Bath County over the weekend as they played without setter Allison Cordray and middle hitter Jordan Doram and still finished with three wins and two losses against competition which was some of the better teams in the regions where they compete.  

  • Cynthiana- Harrison Co. Baseball Alumni Association formed

    An organization was formed for the Cynthiana-Harrison County Baseball Alumni Association after a meeting on Saturday, Sept. 3, with the goal of promoting baseball in Cynthiana/Harrison County.
    Members of the board of directors are Larry Gossett, Jim Fuller, Ron England, Jim Swinford and Buddy Renaker.  Advisory board members are Coach Mac Whitaker and assistant coach Eddie Feeback.

  • Football Boosters Golf Scramble

    A Golf Scramble to benefit the Harrison County Football Boosters will be held Saturday, Sept. 24 at 2 p.m. at the Cynthiana Country Club. Cost is $200 per four-some.
    Any questions call Tom Korona at 859-234-8578.

  • Middle school football teams drop first games at Bourbon County

    The Harrison County seventh grade football team saw its record drop to 4-1 for the season as they lost last Thursday to Bourbon County 30-20.
    The previous week on Sept. 8, the seventh grade squad improved to 4-0 as they defeated McNabb Middle by a 14-6 score.  Luke Slucher scored two touchdowns in this game and Malcolm Walker added an extra point.
    The eighth graders were on the Bourbon County three-yard line with a first down but could not score and fell to the home standing Colonels by a 28-24 margin to also sport a 4-1 record.