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  • •Kyla Lee Anderson and Brandon Shane Hadley announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The wedding will take place on Jan. 1, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. at Gaylord Opryland Resort, Nashville, Tenn.

  • Proper winter storage for equipment is just as important as proper winter storage for plants.  If you dig your dahlias you better bring your hoses in from the cold, too. 

  • During the five weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, Americans produce an extra one million tons of trash per week compared to any other time of the year.  Thinking green this holiday season can include more than just boughs of holly. Whether it is shopping, choosing a gift or entertaining, small changes in your holiday habits can make big differences. Here are a few ideas and suggestions on how to have a wonderful, gift-giving holiday season and still be earth friendly.

    Green Gift Ideas

    Eco-friendly Entertaining

  • April 26-28: Harrison County 4-H Hunter and Home Gun Safety Education, April 26 and 27, Harrison County Extension Office, 6-9 p.m., April 28 at the Roberts Family Farm on Mudlick Road.

    June 29-July 2: Harrison County 4-H Camp, North Central 4-H Camp.

    July 8-17: Harrison County Fair.

    July 26-28: Harrison County 4-H Hunter and Home Gun Safety Education, July 26 and 27, Harrison County Extension Office 6-9 p.m., July 28 at the Roberts Family Farm on Mudlick Road.

  • Real human advancement was made when we finally figured out that saving seed from the very best food plants was a way to get some really good food next year. 

    The pumpkins that the Wampanoag served the pilgrims where more like gourd if compared to the sugar pumpkins available today.  The evolution of tastier food crops was aided by the human hand through the process of seed saving and meticulous selection based on vigor, pest resistance, drought tolerance, yield and taste.

  • * Cynthiana News, June 24, 1869 - “Strawberry Festival - We have learned from Dr. A. J. Beale that the festival cleared about $225 - a sum we hope, sufficient to answer all the purposes demanded. C. B. Cook, Esq., of this city, being the most popular man, was presented with the gold-headed cane. It is a deserved compliment of which he is worthy in every way. The cane netted the festival $125.”

  • Dakota Alan Rhoades

    Dakota Alan Rhoades was born to Tara Rhoades of Cynthiana on Oct. 8, 2009 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 lbs. 10 oz.

  • Andrew Jeffery Pergram

    Andrew Jeffery Pergram was born on Nov. 2, 2009 to Carl and Pamela Pergram at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 lbs. 10 oz., and was welcomed by his sister, Athena Collins and the late Carl D. Pergram.

  • Ryan Eugene Kiskaden

    Ryan Eugene Kiskaden was born to Jeff and Rachael Kiskaden of Cynthiana on Nov. 9, 2009 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 lbs. 2 oz.

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Rees Walter Box, Nov. 9, son of Michael and Lea Anne Box; Taylor Lee Ritchey, Oct. 16, son of Shawn and Elizabeth Ritchey; William Luke Schuller, Oct. 28, son of William Bryce and Juawanna Lynn Schuller; Kyler Blake Williams, Aug. 12, son of Charles and Sherri Williams.

  • “You want me to do what?” I asked Chloe! “You heard me, Woody. I want you to take the prize money.” My ears must have still been water logged. “Why, Chloe?” I asked. “Because you are a survivor. It’s hard to believe that the pup who survived alone in the rain is the same one who packed a plug-in blanket.” Everyone giggled. “But Chloe, we’re tied in the challenges.

  • 10 years ago . . .

  • Over 100 beef producers attended the 25th annual meeting of the Harrison County Beef Cattle Association on Monday night, Nov. 9 at the Harrison County Extension Office.  Following a meal, the group held their regular business meeting.

  • It happened a little later then usual this year:  the attack of the lady beetles. Just this week dozens of people have asked, “What do I do about all the lady bugs trying to get in my house.” Well, the short answer is seal up the house well and get out the vacuum cleaner.

  • * Log Cabin, June 29, 1917 -- ‘Our Mac’ - “Ernest McIlvain, of Cynthiana, star fullback of the University of Kentucky Wildcats last year, and catcher of prominence on college and professional diamonds in Kentucky, has joined the United States Navy. During his two years at the University of Kentucky, McIlvain participated in many activities which shared honors with his great athletic glories. His performance in the Kentucky-Tennessee tie game in Knoxville, Thanksgiving 1916 gave him prominence.”

  • Hunter Matthew Jones

    Hunter Matthew Jones was born to LaChanda Patrick and Matthew Jones of Cynthiana on Nov. 2, 2009 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 5 lbs. 14 oz.

  • Elijah Daniel Switzer

    Elijah Daniel Switzer was born to Eli and Susan Switzer of Cynthiana on Nov. 10, 2009 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz.

  • 10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Anna Marguerite Dahmer, Oct. 21, daughter of Marilyn June Welte and Stephen Paul Dahmer; Matthew Fritz McCarty, Oct. 28, son of Charles Nicholas and Leslie Fritz McCarty; Cheyenne Noelle Cook, Oct. 18, daughter of Tim and Nancy Cook; Jacob Robert House, Oct. 10, son of Robert and Margaret Leverette House.

    The Harrison County High School Marching Breds take second state title in Bowling Green. Their performance them was Festival of the Royals (it’s a changing of the guard).

  • Justin Wayne Tolliver

    Justin Wayne Tolliver was born to Justin and Nikki Tolliver on Aug. 11, 2009 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs.

  • The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) administers the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), a federal program that provides technical and financial (cost-share) assistance to land users to address natural resource concerns. NRCS is asking for local input for the fiscal year 2010 program.