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  • Fox Run Produce and Education Center to offer class in green building

    Fox Run Produce and Education Center, a sustainable farm, located in Falmouth, Ky., will be offering the class Build a Low Cost, Green, Off Grid Home in October. This hands-on class will take place at the farm. Participants will take a tour of the farm viewing green construction, low cost building techniques, and alternative energy systems. Participants will also receive a copy of “Build a Green Home for $25,000” by Ame Vanorio.
    For more information visit www.foxrunproduce.com/green-buildings-class.

  • Columbia Gas of Kentucky upgrading meter reading technology

    Columbia Gas of Kentucky is investing in new technology to improve the quality of the company’s meter reading process by installing radio-based Automated Meter Reading (AMR) devices across the Cynthiana area.
    Starting this week and continuing throughout the fall, Columbia Gas of Kentucky will be installing approximately 1,600 devices to residential and commercial meters in the Cynthiana area. Postcards will be mailed to customers approximately 2-4 weeks ahead of installation at their location.

  • McKinley passes Kentucky Bar Exam

    Mikel D. McKinley, Jr. recently passed the Kentucky Bar Exam.
    Results from the bar examination were announced Friday, Sept 26, 2014. He will be officially sworn in Oct. 16, in Frankfort.
    McKinley graduated from Harrison County High School in 1999. He also graduated from the University of Kentucky with a bachelor in business in 2004. He obtained his MBA from EKU in 2006 and was admitted to UK College of Law in 2011. He  graduated May 2014. He took the bar exam in July.

  • Cash Express shows gratitude to Harrison County’s first responders

    On Sept. 11 it is important to honor those who died on 9/11 and thank those first responders - police officers, firefighters and emergency medical service (EMS) technicians - who continue to protect our communities.
    Every year since that tragic day in 2001, employees at Cash Express across Kentucky and Tennessee and throughout the nation have visited first responders in early September to make a simple yet thoughful gesture - they have delivered cakes to police and fire stations.

  • Cynthiana-Harrison Board of Realtors announces merger with LBAR

    The Cynthiana-Harrison Board of REALTORS® will join forces with the Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS® (LBAR). The combined association, under the name Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS®, will have more than 2,200 members.
    Linda Wiley, President of the Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS® said, “This unification creates an association that delivers maximum value for our members. The newly merged association will act as a catalyst to help all our members work better and become more productive.”

  • 3M plant celebrating 45th anniversary in Cynthiana

    3M is celebrating 45 years of manufacturing in Cynthiana. In 1969, 3M moved its first production equipment into a small tobacco warehouse on Church Street, close to the current plant location. Later that year, 3M purchased 52 acres and began construction on the current plant on New Lair Road.  

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  • Motorist alert: Fall harvest increases number of slow-moving vehicles on rural roadways

    As harvest season gets underway across Kentucky, there is an increased likelihood that drivers will more frequently encounter slow-moving farm equipment on the roadways. The staff of Kentucky Farm Bureau urges motorists to slow down and share the road this fall, especially in celebration of National Farm Safety and Health Week, Sept. 21-27.

  • BBB warns of persistent phone scam using IRS name

    Better Business Bureau® serving Central and Eastern Kentucky has received dozens of reports from consumers this week who received scam phone calls from persons alleging to be officers with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

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