Today's News

  • HCBCA seeking new members

    Each year during the annual HCBCA meeting those in attendance are asked to join the local and state association. This year after the meeting the local board discussed ways of increasing our membership. This last month we have discussed this membership drive and would like to introduce a program to encourage your participation.
    Anyone who joins the local county and state cattlemen association will receive a membership card with several local businesses offering discounts to HCBCA members. The following are discounts available to you as a member:

  • Tulipomania and the need for some chilling time

    Spring bulbs popping up everywhere as temperatures roller-coaster from the teens to the 60’s has left many scratching their heads; there is not much we can do to fool Mother Nature so we must be patient and hope that we have a decent display come March.  
    I have some foliage that has turned to mush but the bulb and bloom is still safe beneath the soil surface; the bulb will send up fresh foliage in due time.  

  • ELAP signup deadline is Jan. 30

    USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Kentucky reminds producers they have until Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2012, to submit an application for payment under the 2011 Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honey Bees, and Farm-raised Fish Program (ELAP).
    ELAP provides emergency assistance to eligible producers of livestock, honeybees and farm-raised fish who have losses due to disease, adverse weather or other conditions, including losses due to blizzards, and wildfires.

  • Redistrict outrages may face redress

    By: Al Cross

  • School Menus

    Jan. 30 - Feb. 3
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal or yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Sausage egg biscuit or cereal or yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Cereal choices, toast and jelly, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Cinnamon rolls and hot oat meal or cereal or yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.

  • Church News

    The Elmarch United Methodist Church will have a Fifth Sunday Hymn Sing this Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012 at 6 p.m. Pastor Chad Chamness and congregation invite everyone to attend.

    A contest with prizes for ladies ages high school and up will take place during the ‘Celebrating Women’ fellowship on Saturday, Jan. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at Ruddles Mill Christian Church. The theme will be ‘Soup and Slippers.’ Bring or wear your favorite pair of slippers. The event is free.

  • God rides a tractor

    Years ago, we had a neighbor, Sandy, who moved into the house around the bend from ours.
    She and her husband and two kids moved to Florida from New Jersey where her husband had struggled with a drug addiction — and a girlfriend.
    They came to make a new start, which only lasted a few weeks. Sandy’s husband decided he wasn’t ready to give up his girlfriend and moved back to New Jersey.

  • Community Calendar

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 1
    HMH Go Red Event. The Harrison Memorial Hospital Go Red Events: Feb. 1, Paint the Town Red; Feb. 3, National Go Red Day, Go Red Harrison County, Go Red Harrison County Schools; Feb. 12, wear Red to church; Feb. 27, Go Red Reception, 5-6:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana Christian Church.

    * Any day that school is closed due to inclement weather, the library will have movies and/or crafts available in the children’s library from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

  • Juveniles flee court appearance

    Two juveniles were given additional charges after they attempted to run from police following an afternoon court session at the Harrison County Justice Center on Wednesday, Jan. 11..
    According to Ptl. Jeff Thomas of the Cynthiana Police Department, two juveniles are now being held at the Campbell County Juvenile Detention Center after they ran from outside the court room.

  • Sherwood Drive Fire