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Today's News

  • Way back when

    10 years ago . . .

  • Lady Colonels upset Fillies 4-3 Thursday at Shirley Field

    Bourbon County’s Lady Colonels scored four unearned runs in the third inning and made them stand up to take a 4-3 win over the Harrison County Fillies Thursday night.  It was the last regular season home game for the Fillies, who fell to 28-7 with the loss. 

    Bourbon County improved to 15-13 with the win and a date at against the Montgomery County Lady Indians Monday night in the district.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, May 25,1911 - “In an effort to save her son, Mary Welch and Robert Welch were killed by the cars. Mary J. Welch and her son Robert were struck by a train on the Keller Bridge north of Cynthiana Saturday (May 20) and were thrown into the South Licking. They were instantly killed. Seventy-eight years of age, she was formerly Miss Kearns. Her husband, who was a Federal soldier, had been dead for a number of years. A daughter died about a year ago in Lexington.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, May 27

    Men's Book Club. The book selection for the month of May is Inside the Beverly Hills Supper Club Fire by Ron Elliott and is available for pickup at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library's front desk. Will meet Thursday, May 27 at 5:30 p.m.

    FRIDAY, May 28

  • What the kids don’t learn in school

    I made my first trip to the Coach Pitch portion of River Road Park last night, which brought back memories of only a few short years ago when Steve Slucher and I coached the Cardinals. 

    In fact, last night the Cardinals were in one of the games I watched and they were still wearing the helmets that my daughter, Amanda, cleaned up and painted for us to use. 

    The Mudcats, Riley’s team, lost to the Cardinals in a good game where fun was had by almost all.

  • New Drivers

    NEW DRIVERS

    Hali Slone, Lucas Williams, Camron Schalch, Caleb Ford, Tyler Martin, Dylan Hatfield.

  • School Menus

    May 31 - June 4

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL

    MONDAY: No school.

    TUESDAY: Cereal, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Biscuits, sausage, jelly, juice choices, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: Cereal, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: No school.

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

    MONDAY: No school.

    TUESDAY: Sausage biscuit or cereal, toast and jelly, fruit or juice, variety of milk.

  • Property Transfers

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS

    Joel Thomas Traylor and Tammy Jean Traylor to Victor J. Donohue and Frances Donohue, 3 Tracts in Harrison County: Tract 1- Lot 9, 4.070 acres; Tract 2- Lot 14, 24.806 acres; Tract 3- Lot 11, 2.806 acres; $45,000.

    Lana J. Ledford, Donna Knipp and Chester Knipp, Jerry Ledford, Wesley Ledford, James Ledford and Marita Hite, Wanda Pergram and Ronald Jeffrey Pergram, Barbara Butcher and Freddie D. Butcher to Benjamin L. Northcutt and Mattie J. Northcutt, 64.23 acres on Robinson Pike, $175,000.

  • Rollercoaster of wet, cool, dry and hot

    According to our weather forecasters, it looks like we are getting ready for another swing in our weather. 

    The cool, wet weather pattern was great for my peas, greens and potatoes, but I am starting to think maybe I should have waited one more week before putting the tomatoes and peppers out. 

    Our rollercoaster ride from hot and dry to cool and wet and back again is good news for some and bad for others.

    So how do precipitation and temperature affect plants? Well, in every way possible.

  • Producers reminded of approaching deadline for ACRE, DCP

    Farmers and landowners are reminded that they have until Tuesday, June 1, 2010, to sign up for the 2010 Direct and Counter-cyclical Program and the Average Crop Revenue Election Program. More than 75 percent of an expected 1.7 million farms have already enrolled.

    Producers must be aware of these deadlines and take action. Farmers and landowners must enroll their eligible farms no later than June 1, 2010, to take advantage of these important programs. USDA calculates DCP payments using base acres and payment yields established for each farm.