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  • Practice electrical safety in the home and garden

    If electrical appliances are not maintained or used properly, your home can be diminished in a matter of seconds.
    Electrical appliances within the home are part of our everyday life – from the toaster, heaters, hair curler, blow dryer, microwave, television, and stereo. If these appliances are not maintained, stored or used properly, they can pose a serious safety hazard. Here are some safety precautions for electrical appliances in the home:
    • Electrical appliances should not be used around water.

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  • Harrison Circuit Clerk’s office celebrates Donate Life Month in April

    “This April, and every day, I am proud of the impact this office has on the lives of others, especially those in need of life-saving organ transplants. I am humbled at the generosity of our community,” says Harrison County Circuit Clerk Kathy Kearns. “Even through tough economic times, our community is committed to helping others.”

  • Cynthiana Police Explorer team competes in Winterfest

    On Saturday, Feb. 9, the Explorer Post 714 participated in the annual Winterfest competition held in Gatlinburg, Tenn. They competed in six events on Saturday, two of which the group had not trained for yet. The post showed a marked improvement of the last year and it showed in the results.
    The police competition consisted of 48 posts and 72 teams from 11 different states. Cynthiana placed as follows:

  • WCYN to host first annual Country Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon

    Cynthiana will have an opportunity to help save the lives of children with cancer by participating in the WCYN Country Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon to help St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, one of the world’s top centers for childhood cancer treatment and research where no families ever pay for anything.
    Listeners will have the opportunity to become Partners in Hope by donating $20 a month to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude by calling 1-800-795-1800 during the broadcast Thursday and Friday, May 9 and 10, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Local Rotarian completes PETS training

    Doug Price, president-elect of the Rotary Club of Cynthiana, completed the three-day Rotary multi-district training session Sunday, March 24, in Nashville, Tenn.  
    Mid-South PETS or Presidents-Elect Training Seminar is a multi-state training session of the six Rotary Districts in Alabama, Kentucky and Tennessee.  Rotary club leaders generally represent key community leaders throughout the world.

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  • Heroin usage on the rise in Kentucky

    By Heather K. Wainscott,
    KY Office of Drug Control Policy
    Attorney General Jack Conway and the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy have jointly released a public service announcement (PSA) to increase awareness of heroin abuse among young people and to warn their parents of the signs.
    The 30-second PSA depicts a young woman in a morgue who describes how easy it has been to hide her heroin habit from her parents - that is until she becomes an overdose victim.

  • Department of Kentucky Parks

    Canoe and Kayak
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    Carter Caves