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Today's News

  • Knowing exactly who God wants me to be

    In my family we have this thing we say about our mom dropping us on our heads as babies.
    Not that she ever did — that I’m aware of — although she has admitted to tossing my oldest brother over her shoulder accidentally a bit too vigorously, catching him by his foot before he could crash to the floor.
    No harm, no foul, as they say.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, May 24
    Women’s Book Group. Monday, May 24 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The book for discussion will be Alice I Have Been by Melanie Benjamin. Refreshments will be served the night of discussion.

    FRIDAY, May 25
    Blood Drive. Friday, May 25 from 2-7 p.m. at Walmart in Cynthiana, US 27 S. on the KBC Bloodmobile. Every donor will receive a $10 Walmart gift card.

    SATURDAY, May 26

  • High school students accepted to Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts program

    This summer, The Kentucky Center will host over two hundred eager young artists from every region of the Commonwealth, as The Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) takes place at Lexington’s Transylvania University from June 17 to July 7.

  • Crossword Puzzle

    STATEPOINT CROSSWORD
    THEME: PROM

    ACROSS
    1. Spooky spot?
    6. Marlboro debris
    9. Leak gradually
    13. “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” spin-off
    14. NHL’s rival, 1972-1979
    15. “Is Your Mama a _____?”
    16. It narrows toward point
    17. Hula garland
    18. Desert mirage?
    19. *Queen’s accessory, pl.
    21. *Corsage
    23. Fey’s Lemon
    24. It can be found at a brewery
    25. Breckenridge pastime
    28. ____-a-sketch

  • Stock Chart
  • Mow high to maintain lawn health

    Americans have all sorts of reputations, one being our love affair with the perfect lawn. The funny thing about it is that many of our lawn care habits actually create additional problems that need some sort of intervention.  
    It is a vicious lawn care cycle.  
    Fertilize, mow, spray, fertilize, mow, spray … why not just mow high and enjoy the clover?
    No matter how many times agronomists warn us not to fertilize in the spring, products fly off the shelf in April and May.  
    Fall is the time to fertilize, if you must.  

  • DCP/ACRE, and SURE enrollment deadline approaching, June 1

    John W. McCauley, State Executive Director of USDA’s Kentucky Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds producers that June 1, 2012, is the deadline for enrolling in the 2012 Direct and Counter-cyclical Program (DCP), Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) Program and the Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program (SURE). This is a statutory deadline for all participants in these programs.

  • Edward Jones rated highest in overall employee satisfaction

    For the fourth time in as many studies, Edward Jones financial advisors rate the firm “Highest in Employee Advisor Satisfaction among Financial Investment Firms,” according to a newly released study by J.D. Power and Associates.
    The J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Financial Advisor Satisfaction Study ranked Edward Jones Highest in Employee Advisor Satisfaction among Financial Investment Firms. Eight financial services firms ranked. This is the fourth time J.D. Power has conducted the study since 2007.

  • Scifres attends Spring Optometric Educational Congress

    Dr. Angela Scifres, optometrist, who has offices in Cynthiana and Paris, Ky., attended the Kentucky Optometric Association’s 110th Annual Spring Educational Congress, April 26-29, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Louisville, Ky.
    At the conference, Scifres attended lectures on ocular emergencies, macular degeneration, glaucoma and pharmacology updates. In addition to four days of continuing education, the conference also included an exhibit hall featuring the latest products and services in optometry.

  • Toyota to increase 4-cylinder engine capacity in Kentucky

    Toyota announced that it will increase annual engine assembly capacity of 4-cylinder engines by more than 100,000 at its plant in Georgetown, Ky.  The increase will begin August 2013. The approximately $30 million project will create about 80 new jobs.
    Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky (TMMK) currently assembles engines for the Avalon, Camry and Venza, all built at TMMK. The capacity increase will supply engines for TMMK’s Camry and Camry Hybrid and RAV4 in Woodstock, Ontario.