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Business

  • HMH awarded accreditation from the Joint Commission

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals. The accreditation award recognizes Harrison Memorial Hospital’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art standards.

  • Snap Equipment is now a full service Echo and Shindaiwa dealer

    Echo and Shindaiwa Inc., both worldwide leaders in the development and manufacture of professional-grade hand-held outdoor power equipment, announces that Snap Equipment of Cynthiana as one of their newest full service dealers.
    Echo and Shindaiwa Inc. produce hand-held landscaping equipment for both the commercial and residential homeowner markets. Echo and Shindaiwa pride themselves on setting the industry standard with its dedication to new technology and quality products.

  • Nominations needed for Chamber Awards Banquet, location changed

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for recipients for the 42nd Awards Banquet.
    The banquet will be held on Friday, Feb. 24, at the Harrison County Extension Office.
    To nominate an individual for a specific category, a brief resume of accomplishments and letter stating why they are deserving of the award (no longer than a page and a half) should be sent or dropped off to the Chamber of Commerce building.
    Winners and their families from each category will be present to accept awards. Categories include;

  • Kentucky Bank named to ‘Best Places to Work in Kentucky’ for 2012

    Kentucky Bank was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky for 2012. The awards program was created in 2005 and is a project of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM), and Best Companies Group.

  • Kentucky Bancshares reports earnings for 4th quarter of 2011

    Kentucky Bancshares, Inc., parent company of Kentucky Bank, reported an increase of $748,000, a 15% increase, in year to date earnings for 2011 compared to the same time period in 2010.
    Earnings are $5,687,000, or fully diluted 2011 earnings per share of $2.09, compared to $4,939,000, or fully diluted earnings per share of $1.81 for the same period of 2010. The increase in earnings is primarily attributable to an increase in net interest income partially offset by a decrease in securities gains and an increase in repossession expenses.

  • HMH Arts Program
  • Cedar Ridge Health Campus provides Hope for the Holidays to those in need

    The employees of Cedar Ridge Health Campus donated $6,589.51 to the Harrison County Resource Center/School Backpack Program through their annual Hope for the Holidays fundraiser.  Cedar Ridge Health Campus team members were able to raise these funds by hosting events such Jail-A-Thon/ Employee PTO Donation/Holiday Donations during the month of December.

  • Food pantry receives Fueling Communities grant from BP

    The Harrison County Food Pantry was selected to receive $3,250 from the BP “Fueling Communities” Program, which provides funds to local charity-based organizations that provide services to those in need in communities where BP supplies gasoline and diesel fuel.
    Scott and Janet McCauley, owners of Northfield Oil, a bulk BP supplier, were familiar with the food pantry’s mission and knew of its struggles.

  • Visits a penguin habitat, Michigan battlefield, and Moundale Manor

    Dave Shuffett to host the next Kentucky Life from Moundale Manor in Winchester. In this program, Shuffett spends time with penguins in a “Dave Does It” at Newport Aquarium, visits Vendome Copper and Brass Works in Louisville, and more. The program airs Saturday, Feb. 4 at 8/7 p.m. CT and Sunday, Feb. 5 at 4/3 p.m. CT on KET; and Sunday, Feb. 5 at 7:30/6:30 p.m. CT on KET2.
    Built in 1905, Moundale Manor in Winchester is a three-story historic home and was purchased and renovated in 2011 by Ed and Vanessa Ziembroski, who also own the Winchester Opera House.

  • Newberry joins the Deters law practice in Independence, Ky.

    Peter Canavan Newberry has joined the law practice of Eric C. Deters and Partners in Independence, Ky.
    Newberry, who serves as the city attorney for Berry and Carlisle, will be focusing on all types of construction law cases. He also provides legal services in matters of business, real estate, criminal, Constitutional, probate, corporate, family, employment and civil.
    He is licensed to practice law in Kentucky, Ohio and Pennsylvania.
    Newberry can be reached at 513-608-4312 or peter.newberry@fuse.net.