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Today's News

  • Upcoming Events

    Go Red Reception. Monday, Feb. 24 from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office, 668 New Lair Rd.

    Dinner with the Doc. Tuesday, March 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the Harrison Memorial Hospital Executive dining room. A series developed by HMH to share health facts and answer questions about specific medical issues. Guest speaker will be Dr. Shane Gainey and the topic will be Fatigue: It May Not Just Be Being Tired. Participants for this free dinner event must pre-register by call 859-235-3510.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Bryce Connor Fight, Sept. 26, son of Christopher Lane and Tammy A. Fight; Landon Jacob Daniel Franks, Jan. 23, son of Candice Franks and Adam Franks; Sydney Leigh Furnish, Dec. 1, daughter of Dan and Lori Furnish; Ava Alexander Herrmann, Dec. 27, daughter of Eric and Cara Herrmann; Taylor Brooke Ross, Aug. 18, daughter of Rodney and Jenny Ross; Chloe Renae Todd, Jan. 12, daughter of Traci Cobb and Jason Todd.

  • Snow pack leaves evidence of wildlife

    Yesterday, 4:30 p.m., after shedding my city boots for my country boots, I headed back out the door with my egg basket and a jug of water.  
    Our two livestock guardian dogs were by my side as we headed back to the barn.  
    In the blink of an eye, Baxter and Finca took off in full defense mode towards our hens and the barn. Baxter took the front and Finca took the back. And, to my bewilderment, a beautiful coyote was flushed from beyond and the dogs followed pursuit.  Wiley coyote hit the frozen lake and the dogs circlee.

  • NRCS breakfast is March 6

    The Harrison County Conservation District is hosting the annual Conservation Breakfast meeting on March 6 at the Cooperative Extension Office.
    Richard Bowling, NRCS Grazing Specialist, will be speaking about the benefits of Rotational Grazing and Rotational Grazing System Design. The key to a successful rotational grazing system is proper ending grazing heights, the rest period for forage regrowth, a system laid out for ease of movement and the ability to make paddock subdivisions.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Hesitates
    6. Cranberry habitat
    9. ____ Cola
    13. Tropical vine
    14. Hole punching tool
    15. “_____’s Heroes”
    16. Type of window
    17. “Young” prefix
    18. *_____ warning system for tsunamis
    19. *Twists around an eye
    21. *Polar ______
    23. To boot
    24. Long, long time
    25. Communications regulator
    28. *Like frostbitten fingers
    30. Snake, usually
    35. Porcine fat
    37. Hawk’s aerie, e.g.

  • Score 'N' More
  • Stock Chart
  • Cooperative Dove Field Program enrollment underway

    Kentucky farmers can earn extra cash by enrolling in the Cooperative Dove Field Program. Enrollment is currently underway and continues until March 1.
    The Cooperative Dove Field Program pays landowners to lease fields on their property for public dove hunting.
    “Landowners may earn up to $10,000 in the Cooperative Dove Field Program,” said Rocky Pritchert, migratory bird biologist for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “They earn $300 per acre planted.”

  • Academic briefs

    BARNETT, GRENIER, WILLHOIT
    Kassandra R. Barnett, Kelly N. Grenier, and Sarah K. Willhoit of Cynthiana have been named to Fall 2013 Dean’s List at Berea College.  A student is named to the Dean’s List who achieves a GPA of 3.4 or higher for a minimum course load equivalent to 16 semester hours.

    MCTC DEAN’S LIST
    Maysville Community and Technical College has released the Dean’s List for full- and part-time students for the Fall 2013 semester.