Today's News

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Alexis Michelle England, Feb. 14, daughter of Jason and Lyn England; Madison Bella Hunt, March 4, daughter of Eric and Amber Hunt.

  • Scouts earn bronze award
  • Super Star Chef Cooking Camp June 5-7

    You can empower your kids to make healthy choices when they learn essential cooking skills in a fun and safe environment. Sautéing, dicing, chopping, roasting and whipping are just a few cooking techniques students will learn in our Super Star Chef camp.
    During this three-day camp, participants will gain hands-on cooking experience and try new foods and recipes as they prepare healthy dishes like fresh salsa, fruity parfaits, tasty veggie pizza and oven-baked calzones.

  • Codie Rae Smiley

    Codie Rae Smiley was born to James G. (J.G.) and Chelsey Smiley of Cynthiana on May 3, 2018 at Baptist Health Hospital in Lexington, Ky.
    She weighed 6 lbs. 13 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Shannon Choate and Terri Choate, both of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Oana Wainwright and the late Thomas Wainwright, and Jeanie Choate and the late Eual Choate.
    Paternal grandparents are Jimmy and Robin Smiley of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Lois Bell and the late Justin Bell, and Ana Smiley and the late Garnett Smiley.

  • Managing home vegetable garden pests

    By Jessica Sayre
    Harrison County
    Extension Agent
    for Horticulture
    You can control pest problems, and perhaps prevent future difficulties, in your garden by doing some advance planning and following a few simple Integrated Pest Management practices. IPM promotes minimal pesticide use and emphasizes the use of all available pest control methods including cultural, mechanical and biological practices to prevent pest problems.

  • Spinosad, broad spectrum bio-insecticide

    After the heat wave in mid-May, flea beetles seemed to have settled on just about everything I had growing in the garden.  
    Bok choy, potatoes, tomatoes and turnips looked as if they were shot full of tiny holes. I pick and squish and drown but that doesn’t really work with the tiny flea beetle.  
    As you know, I do not use chemical pesticides in the vegetable garden. I will reach for a bio-insecticide if I must, however.

  • Harrison County Area Technology Center
  • News Briefs

    Hart appoint to government contract review committee
    Rep. Mark Hart, R-Falmouth, was recently appointed to the Government Contract Review Committee.
    As a member of the committee, Hart will review agreements by and between state agencies and other service contracts, such as the Kentucky Lottery Corporation, the Kentucky Housing Corporation, and state universities within the Commonwealth. Hart will also be responsible examining other contract aspects, such as length and responsibilities.

  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle/Solution

    1. Can become herniated, pl.
    6. Jump key
    9. Popular last name in East Asia
    13. “I love you” or “J’____”
    14. International workers’ group
    15. Like famous rock-n-roll shoe
    16. DNA half
    17. Will Ferrell’s Christmas character
    18. Item on a cell phone bill
    19. *Ed’s title
    21. *TV dolphin
    23. Coach’s talk
    24. Gravy holder
    25. Hot tea amount
    28. Serengeti antelope
    30. Single-celled microorganisms

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    May 14--Dep. Joe Daniel served an arrest warrant from Harrison District Court to Zachary Dean Pollitt for failure to appear.
    May 18--Dep. Lance Hutchison served an arrest warrant from Harrison District Court to Sheri J. Fryman for non-payment of court costs, fee or fines.
    May 18--Dep. Robert Peak served a criminal summons from Bourbon Circuit Court to Michelle L. Armstrong for theft by unlawful taking, $500 or more, but less than $10,000.