Today's News

  • Bullard supports GreenHouse17

    Bullard employees were proud to participate in GreenHouse17’s cell phone donation effort in August. Employees donated working and non-working cell phones and cell phone accessories for recycling as part of the campaign.

  • Board approves director’s pursuit of business grant

    The board of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Economic Development Authority (EDA) authorized its new executive director, Garnett Furnish, to start the process of applying for a business development grant worth up to $600,000, if approved.
    At the regular meeting of the EDA Thursday morning, Furnish introduced board members to George Leamon, Industrial and Business Development Specialist with the Bluegrass Area Development District (BGADD).

  • Marching Thorobreds open season at Beechwood

    The Harrison County High School Marching Thorobreds debuted their 2014 program, “Heroes Fallen, Not Forgotten” at the Beechwood Festival of Bands in Ft. Mitchell on Saturday, Sept. 6.  
    The band earned top honors in its class, placing first and receiving awards for the highest scores in music, visual and general effect.  
    The band participated in finals competition and maintained its fifth place overall status.  

  • CPH meeting set for Sept. 22

    On Monday, Sept. 22, the Harrison County Beef Cattle Association will sponsor a beef meeting for local producers. The meeting will be held at the Harrison County 4-H Center in the brick building. It will start at 6:30 p.m. with a meal being served.
    This meeting will serve two purposes. Anyone who is considering selling in the CPH Sales will receive information about proper weaning rations in preparation for the sale. If you do not plan to participate in the CPH program you still can increase your profit by feeding your weaned calves for a period of time.

  • 2014 Phase I application process to begin Sept. 17

    The Harrison County Ag Development Committee will open the application process for the 2014 Phase I Program on Sept. 17. The applications will be available at the Harrison County Extension Office for a two-week period ending Oct. 1. Office hours are 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily for the application period.
    Harrison County has $270,000 for the 2014 program year. The local committee has decided to offer $2,500 per producer for this year. This is on a 50/50 cost share basis. For example: If you are buying a bull and paying $3,000, you can receive up to $1,500 reimbursement.

  • Conservation District accepting applications for Ky. Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share assistance

    The Harrison County Conservation District is now accepting Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share applications on a continuous basis. This continual sign-up is designed to make the program more landowner friendly and help address the needs of a landowner at any time during the year. As landowners plan conservation projects with the assistance of their local conservation district, they will be able to apply for financial assistance for those projects without having to wait for a designated sign up period.

  • Enrollment for New Dairy Farm Risk Management Program begins; USDA launches new web tool

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces that starting Sept. 2, 2014, farmers can enroll in the new dairy Margin Protection Program. The voluntary program, established by the 2014 Farm Bill, provides financial assistance to participating farmers when the margin – the difference between the price of milk and feed costs – falls below the coverage level selected by the farmer.

  • Livestock producers urged to enroll in Disaster Assistance Program by Oct. 1

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is encouraging producers who have suffered eligible disaster-related losses to act to secure assistance by Sept. 30, 2014, as congressionally mandated payment reductions will take place for producers who have not acted before that date. Livestock producers that have experienced grazing losses since October 2011 and may be eligible for benefits but have not yet contacted their local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office should do so as soon as possible.

  • Furnish reminds residents of voter registration deadline

    Harrison County Clerk Linda Furnish reminds eligible Kentuckians that the deadline to register to vote in the upcoming Nov. 4 General Election is Monday, Oct. 6.
    The Harrison County clerk’s office will accept voter registration cards until the close of business on that date. Mail-in voter registration applications must be postmarked by Oct. 6.

  • School Menus

    Sept. 15-19
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Sausage gravy and biscuit or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Chicken patty on biscuit or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Mini pancakes, strawberry splash or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.