• Harrison Co. receives statewide recognition for campaign for organ donation

    The Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust For Life is honoring 28 counties for exemplary achievements in educating communities about the lifesaving gift of organ donation. Harrison County is one of them.

  • Bourne joins Harrison Memorial Hospital Neurology Clinic

    Harrison Memorial Hospital announces the addition of Chandre Sergent Bourne, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN). Bourne joins Dr. Maria Pavez, HMH neurologist, to expand neurology services. Neurology is the diagnostic evaluation, treatment and management of conditions related to the nervous systems (brain, spine and all extremities).

  • Salato Wildlife Education Center reopens today

    The Salato Wildlife Education Center in Frankfort reopens for the season today. The center, which features exhibits of the state’s fish and native wildlife, is a popular destination for families and school groups.
    Later this season, visitors can expect to see a new addition: a striped skunk. It joins the center’s collection of animals that cannot be released back into the wild, but are trained at the center for educational programs.

  • Harrison County Farm Bureau celebrates Food Check-Out Week

    The cost of food in America remains affordable. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service, American consumers spend, on average, just over 10 percent of their disposable income for food. That means the average household will have earned enough disposable income – that portion of income available for spending or saving – to pay for its annual food supply in about seven weeks, said Kentucky Farm Bureau president Mark Haney.

  • Allen Bond named medical director of radiology

    Harrison Memorial Hospital announces Allen Bond, M.D., as the new medical director of radiology. Bond replaces Dr. Doug Crutcher, who stepped down as medical director in January 2018. Crutcher has been the medical director of radiology at HMH since 1996 and remains at HMH as a full-time staff radiologist and the vice-chief of the HMH Medical Staff.

  • Historic number of lives saved in 2017 thanks to organ donations

    In the Kentucky region, 2017 marked the second highest number of lives saved through organ donations. Thanks to 108 heroic organ donors and their families, 361 organs were recovered and transplanted.  330 tissue donors healed thousands of patients.

  • Winter wellness tips

    (StatePoint) A busy lifestyle and cooler weather can take a toll on the body, especially for those who suffer from chronic aches and pains. Whether the cause of your pain is due to injury, stress, or poor sleep, there are many ways to feel better while avoiding future pain.
    To stay well this season and naturally manage muscle pain, consider these tips from professional ballroom dancer Tony Dovolani, who’s no stranger to the subject of pain management.

  • LBAR announces Harrison County real estate sales for 2017

    Residential real estate sales by members of the Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS® (LBAR) positively impacted the Harrison County economy in 2017 with 153 reported sales totaling $18,416,321. Sales continue to be a driving force in Harrison County economy.
    Residential sales decreased four percent from 159 sales reported in 2016 to 153 sales reported in 2017. The median sales price increased two percent from $110,000 in 2016 to $112,000 in 2017. The average days on the market decreased 12 percent from 77 days in 2016 to 68 days in 2017.

  • HMH awarded accreditation from The Joint Commission

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) announces that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for hospital accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.  HMH has maintained this tradition of accreditation since 1973.

  • Sadhir joins HMH medical staff

    Harrison Memorial Hospital welcomes Mandakini Sadhir, M.D., to its Specialty Clinic. Sadhir is an assistant clinical professor of the Department of Pediatrics in the Division of Adolescent Medicine at the University of Kentucky.