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  • The Nit-Nanny gets the job done the first time

    By Kayla Pickrell, Intern
    Betsy Herrington may be nit-picky about lice, but The Nit Nanny gets the job done -- the first time.

  • New pediatrician begins Harrison County practice

    Harrison Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome Lauren Blackwell, D.O., as a full-time pediatrician on its medical staff.
    Dr. Blackwell will join Stephen Besson, M.D., and Andrew Usery, M.D., at Licking Valley Internal Medicine & Pediatrics.  
    A native of Jackson, Tennessee, Dr. Blackwell earned her Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.    

  • 2014 BB&T Hospice Heroes announced

    Many people have worked tirelessly throughout Hospice of the Bluegrass’ 36-year history to ensure end-of-life care is available to everyone who needs it. The 2014 Class of BB&T Hospice Heroes were recognized at a celebration on June 20 at the Keeneland Sales Pavilion.
    Those honored include:
     • Greg Powell, Hospice Hero for Volunteer Service. Powell has been a loyal patient and bereavement volunteer for more than 20 years.

  • KFC Foundation selects residents for national scholarships

    Over 600 hourly restaurant employees at KFC restaurants across the country will receive over $1.2 million in college tuition assistance this  month from the Kentucky Fried Chicken Foundation.
    KFC franchisees, including Cynthiana’s own Mike, Teresa, Charlie and Nichole Davis and KFC Corporation announced that through a competitive selection process, Cynthiana’s residents Marissa Daughtery and Marie Otero were chosen as a winners via the REACH Educational Grant Program. They will receive $2,000 for the 2014-15 academic year.

  • HMH recognized for organ donor enrollment accomplishments

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) was among a select group of hospitals nationwide recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for reaching gold, silver, and bronze levels of achievement for conducting activities that promoted enrollment in state organ donor registries. The hospitals are part of a national hospital campaign, sponsored by HHS’s Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), which has added 327,659 donor enrollments to state registries nationwide since 2011, exceeding the goal of 300,000.

  • HMH participates in Improving Patient Safety for Mom and Baby Project

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) is participating in the Kentucky Institute for Patient Safety and Quality (KIPSQ) project “Improving Patient Safety for Mom and Baby.” HMH is one of 32 Kentucky birthing hospitals involved in the project.    
    KIPSQ partnered with Anthem Foundation to provide education, tools and resources to ensure the best possible outcomes, both in the short term and long term.

  • Cynthiana Rotary Club
  • Smith named artistic director of Rohs Theatre Company

    The Rohs Opera House announces the recent incorporation of a partnering organization to help bring live theatre to the stage in downtown Cynthiana. The Rohs Theatre Company formally incorporated with the State of Kentucky on June 6, 2014 as a nonprofit theatre to promote performing arts in the region and in the historic Rohs Opera House. 
    The RTC has been doing theatrical performances as an informal group at the Rohs and in the community since 2007 when it first produced A Christmas Carol Radio Drama. 

  • Furnish participates in 2014 Circuit Court Clerks Spring College

    Harrison County Circuit Court Clerk Teresa Furnish participated in the 2014 Circuit Court Clerks Spring College that took place May 14-16 in Lexington.
    The Administrative Office of the Courts provided the judicial education program for the state’s circuit court clerks.

  • McDonald's Re-dedication