Glow Run Gear Workshop. Thursday, July 14 at 2 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Will be making glow in the dark items such as paracord bracelets and bandanas. These can be used in the Cynthiana Glow Run (which has a separate fee) occurring on July 16 at Northside Elementary. Do not have to participate in the Glow Run to come to the workshop. Please pre-register.
On Dec. 8, 2014, no one got eaten alive on the Discovery Channel’s “Eaten Alive” -- and some viewers who tuned in to see carnage were outraged.
On May 6 of the same year, actress Shailene Woodley outraged feminists by announcing that she’s not a feminist, and on Aug. 28, Hello Kitty fans were outraged when the Sanrio company said Hello Kitty “is not a cat.”
As part of the Kentucky State Nature Preserve’s 40th anniversary celebration, there will be a special plaque dedication in Harrison County this Saturday, July 23 at 11 a.m. The plaque commemorates the donation of the 110-acre Quiet Trails Nature Preserve to the state by Bill and Martha Wiglesworth in 1991.
The plaque unveiling will take place at Quiet Trails, located on Pugh’s Ferry Road. Family and friends are invited to attend.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces funding for 821 projects across the nation that will help rural small businesses and agricultural producers reduce energy usage and costs in their operations. The funding is available through the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) and will be used to make energy efficiency improvements and install renewable energy systems.
By Jessica H. Sayre, County extension agent for horticulture
Summer months are the harvest season for blueberries and blackberries, both of which have the potential to grow very well in Kentucky. Harvest time for blueberries, which are native to North America, is from early June through early August. Blackberry harvest is from mid-June to early October. These delicious fruits offer several health benefits, and they capture the essence of summer in their sweetness.