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Today's News

  • Smith ranked 9th in Angus registrations

    Ishmael Smith, Cynthiana, ranked as ninth largest in registering the most Angus beef cattle in Kentucky having recorded 99 head of Angus with the American Angus Association® during fiscal year 2011, which ended Sept. 30, according to Bryce Schumann, CEO of the American Angus Association.

  • Local livestock headed to NAILE

    Double Diamond Farm, Cynthiana, has entered eight head of Gelbvieh in the Beef division of the 38th annual North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE). NAILE is recognized as the world’s largest purebred livestock show. Scheduled for Nov. 5-18, the event takes place at the Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville.

  • BGE to sponsor an Honor Flight for World War II vets

    They manned anti-aircraft guns at Pearl Harbor, slogged ashore under devastating fire at Normandy and fought their way inch-by-inch up Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima, then modestly returned home to resume their civilian lives as farmers and teachers.
    Today, veterans fortunate enough to have survived World War II’s carnage are in their 80s or 90s. Many will never get a chance to see the memorial their grateful nation erected in 2004 to honor them, unless folks like us help.

  • Westside Testing Celebration
  • Academic briefs

    Amy Pride, Harrison County High School Principal, announces that Beth A. McKenney has been named a Commended student in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented by Pride to this scholastically talented senior.
    Commended Students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2012 competition by taking the 2010 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).

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  • Ingram obtains pilot certificate

    Michael Ingram earned his Private pilot certificate on Sept. 29, 2011. To obtain his certificate, Ingram passed an oral and a flight exam with a Federal Aviation Administration designated flight examiner. Ingram completed his flight training at Sporty’s Academy, located at the Clermont County Airport.
    With his Private pilot certificate, Michael is able to carry passengers in favorable weather conditions. The aircraft that he used for his flight training can carry four people and cruises at nearly 140 miles per hour.  

  • It gets sweeter as the days go by

    Well, I made it or really I should say, we made it.
    A whole year in the books with plenty more for sure.
    My wife and I celebrated our one-year wedding anniversary last Monday.
    Looking back over the past year I found it humorous and encouraging at how we have adapted and learned to live with one another.
    Now, I know that seems kinda harsh to say, but anyone who is married or has been married will agree with me when I say that getting married takes some major adjustment to work smoothly.

  • 4-H News

    4-H Club Organization and Project Enrollment in Progress
    We are meeting with all 4th and 5th graders and middle school students to give them an opportunity to enroll in 4-H for the upcoming year. In addition all high school students grades 9-12, St. Edwards Club and home school students are eligible to participate in 4-H. Enrollment packets are also available at the Harrison County Extension office.
    The enrollment forms should be returned as soon as possible to school offices or the Harrison County Extension Office so we can make project member lists and club lists.