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Today's News

  • Ag Economist to speak at annual cattle meeting

    By Gary Carter, Co. ext. agent
    Dr. Kenny Burdine, Ag Economist at the University of Kentucky will give his predictions for the beef industry at the Harrison County Beef Cattle Association Annual  meeting. The meeting will be held on Thursday, Nov. 5 at the Harrison County Extension Office. The program will begin at 6 p.m.
    This program is an event to inform the public about our industry and also conduct the business portion of our local association. The Board of Directors would like to invite anyone interested in the beef industry to attend this meeting.

  • Climate determines a tulip's behavior

    When it comes to bulbs we don’t always meet with consistent success. And, before you blame the chipmunks, the girl who mows the grass or the bulb company for their lack-luster performance, consider some of the other factors that influence how well flowering bulbs flower.  
    Sunlight; crowded bulbs; pre-mature removal of foliage the previous season; or a winter rest period that wasn’t cold enough or long enough may play a role in poor performance.  

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Oct. 31
    Heroes Unmasked-Trunk or Treat. Thursday, Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m. at Cynthiana Baptist Church. All children are invited. Children and their families will encounter costumed Bible Hero actors, play carnival games, do crafts, and collect Bible Hero cards to trade and treasure. The church is located at 212 E. Pleasant St., Cynthiana.

  • US Forest Service waives fees for Veteran's Day weekend

    The U.S. Forest Service is waiving fees at most of its day-use recreation sites over the Veterans Day holiday weekend, Nov. 9-11. The fee waivers – the fourth this year – are offered in cooperation with other federal agencies under the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act. Day-use fees will be waived at all standard amenity fee sites operated by the U.S. Forest Service. Concessionaire operated day-use sites may be included in the waiver if the permit holder wishes to participate.

  • Two convicted in cattle rustling want new trial

    Allegations of cattle rustling and two guilty verdicts landed two Harrison Countians in jail last week.
    Amanda May and Clarence  Rogers Jr. were found guilty of receiving stolen property more than $500 and less than $10,000.
    The pair was convicted on Wednesday, Oct. 23, in Harrison Circuit Court and a formal sentencing was set for Nov. 5.
    The Commonwealth recommended that they be sentenced to serve a maximum of one year in prison. However, the sentencing was delayed to Nov. 5 pending a presentence investigation.

  • Daughter's death raises awareness of P.O.T.S. disease

    The tragic circumstances that led to the premature death of a young Harrison County mother has inspired a family to raise public awareness of a disease that is uncommon enough to go undiagnosed for years.

  • Republican Party Elephant Stomp

    Elephant stomp.

     

     

    The Republican Party of Cynthiana hosted the 19th annual Elephant Stomp on Oct 19. Speakers included US Senate Candidate Matt Bevin and 4th District US Congressman Thomas Massie.

  • 95th birthday celebration

    ames Webber Davis recently celebrated his 95th birthday with family. “Webber” was a World War II veteran and served Harrison County-Cynthiana as Chief of Police (1960-1964), deputy sheriff (1964-1968), and sheriff (1968-1972). Pictured with Davis are: standing from left, daughters Phyllis Johnston and Peggy Cain, and grandson James Smith.

  • Brunker to celebrate 90th birthday

    A 90th birthday celebration will be held for Mary Lois Brunker on Sunday, Nov. 10 from 2-4 p.m. at Cynthiana Christian Church.

    In lieu of gifts, please share your fondest memories and birthday wishes in a card to be collected.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: No births to report this week.

    Building site sought for new post office. Cynthiana’s post office was listed as fifth out of the 13 most critical problems for capital improvement in the Cincinnati district.