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Today's Features

  • Sowder Cattle Company, Cynthiana, Kentucky, is a new member of the American Angus Association®, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo.
    The American Angus Association, with over 24,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef breed association in the world. Its computerized records include detailed information on more than 17 million registered Angus.

  • The Harrison County Soil and Water Conservation District held its annual meeting April 25 at the Harrison County Cooperative Extension Office.  The district served as host to nearly 200 people.  
    A free dinner was served consisting of pulled pork and hot dogs cooked by County Judge Alex Barnett, coleslaw, baked beans, chips, and cookies from JJ’s Sweets; all served by the Harrison County Conservation District board supervisors and NRCS officials.

  • There are many assumptions about the tomato that sometimes get passed on by the most well-meaning aficionado.  
    I take my tomatoes seriously and have developed a routine to hedge my bets for a healthy summer harvest.
    When it comes to spring fever, the tomato is most abused. Most people still plant too early.  
    First, wait until our frost-free date (on average this is May 10th, give or take a week depending on where you are located).  

  • The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the Cynthiana Health Center on April 12.
    Regent Gail Kesterson called the meeting to order. The “DAR Ritual,” “Pledge of Allegiance,” “Americans Creed,” and the “Preamble” were recited, followed by singing of the “Star Spangled Banner.”
    Jayne Newman introduced Chris Browning who teaches Women’s History at the Maysville Community College in Cynthiana. We were privileged and enjoyed his presentation about various women during the American Revolutionary War.

  • Patricia Ann Adams, 65, and Charles Bronston Hanna, 65, married March 14, 2014.
    Tammy Sue Simpson Woodruff, 43, and Troy David Brewer Jr., 36, married March 8, 2014.
    Lisa Dawn Benson, 38, and Mark Allen Wagoner, 44, married March 15, 2014.
    Destany Faith Herrington, 20, and Travis Garnett Honaker, 21, married March 18, 2014.
    Jennifer Lee Dryden, 44, and Robert David Crouch, 34, married March 7, 2014.
    Dulcie Louise Wiglesworth, 45, and Michael Shane Holbert, 37, married March 14, 2014.

  • CURRY UNITED METHODIST
    Revival services will be held at Curry United Methodist Church May 1-5 at 7 p.m. nightly. Bro. Ray Snider will be the evangelist. Everyone welcome. Prayers for help and healing each night.

    NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER
    There will be a non denominational gathering for prayer for our country Thursday, May 1 at the city gym at noon. This is a National event and there will be prayer events like this all over the U.S. on that day.

  • * Guardian of Liberty, Aug. 29, 1818 - “Save Your Rags. Three cents per pound in cash will be given for clean linens and cotton rags at the office of the Guardian; they will be taken in pay of subscriptions at this office for job printing.” (Recycling is not a new idea is it?)

  • The annual Oddville Alumni dinner will be held May 24 at The Vault, Main Street, across from the courthouse.  Gathering will commence at 4:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Anyone who attended Oddville School or has an affection for it is invited to attend. A hot catered buffet dinner is $18 per person served by Layne Tussey of “The Vault Catering.” Payments are required by May 19.  

  • The Cedar Ridge Health Campus selected The Refuge For Women as their 2013 charity. Each year a local charity is chosen by the team.
    The staff at Cedar Ridge promotes fundraisers throughout the year to raise funds as well as volunteering their time and donating vacation hours. The total funds raised this year was $8,162.
    The community’s participation is much appreciated in helping support the nominated charity.

  • By Benita Peoples, Co. ext. agent
    The next event on the Harrison County Extension Homemaker’s agenda will take place Monday, May 5 at 6 p.m. They will host their 68th annual meeting. The event activities include dinner, a guest speaker, member recognitions, and a short business meeting. This year’s guest is Chautauqua orator L. Henry Dowell who will present as Harland “Colonel” Sanders, More than Fried Chicken. The event is open to the public and the cost is $12 per person. Tickets may be purchased at the Harrison County Extension Office.