• McKee’s Farms to Food Banks work recognized

    Rep. Tom McKee was recently recognized by the Kentucky Non-Profit Network for his work with the Farms to Food Banks program.
    “Farms to Food Banks provides a new market for the surplus goods that our hardworking farmers produce, while making fresh, healthy foods available to our friends and neighbors in need,” said McKee.
    Any farmers who are interested in participating in the program or what to learn more can call (859) 358-6719 or email: info@kafb.org

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  • Stock Chart
  • Make-a-Blanket Day planned for Feb. 15

    Over five years, one group of Central Kentucky quilters has helped more than 3,000 children and families heal with a simple hand-made gift.
    The North Central Kentucky Chapter of Project Linus was founded in 2009 by Georgetown resident Janet Walter. The chapter includes “blanketeers” from Scott, Harrison, Pendleton, Nicholas, Bourbon and Robertson counties and, as of mid-January, has provided 3,159 blankets, quilts and afghans to children dealing with illnesses and traumatic life events.

  • Planning Commission
  • Planning Commission
  • Response to Family History Book leads to new deadline

    Response to the Harrison County Family History Book has been great with more than 40 family histories already received. The Harrison County Historical Society would like to thank all those who have responded so promptly to record their family’s heritage in this historic book.
    Many have expressed a need for more time to prepare their family histories, so the sponsor and publisher have agreed to extend the deadline for submissions to March 31, 2014.
    Anyone needing help writing their history may contact Marilynn Bell, 234-2749, or Donald Wagoner.

  • HMH receives accreditation from College of American Pathologists

    Harrison Memorial Hospital Laboratory, Cynthiana, Ky., has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), based on the results of a recent onsite inspection.
    The laboratory’s medical director, Patrick C. Crowe, M.D. was advised of this national recognition and congratulated for the excellence of the services being provided. Harrison Memorial Hospital’s Laboratory Department is one of more than 7,000 CAP-accredited laboratories worldwide.

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  • Federal government takes action on radon gas to prevent lung cancer deaths

    January is National Radon Action Month, according to The EPA. Health agencies throughout the United States have joined forces to promote action against the leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers. The American Lung Association, Centers for Disease Control, and National Cancer Institute all agree that radon is a National health problem and encourage radon testing during the January call to action.