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  • What’s your question about nursing homes?

    By Sherry Culp, executive director, Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency
    of the Bluegrass
    Question:  I’ve always been an independent person, but as I get older I need more and more help.  I feel like I’m going to need a nursing home soon.  I don’t want people telling me what to do all of the time.  Are there nursing homes that take care of people, but let you live your own life?

  • HCHS and Frank Shoop Chevrolet sponsors Cell Phones for Soldiers collection drive

    In support of troops stationed around the world, Frank Shoop Chevrolet and Harrison County High School have partnered with Cell Phones for Soldiers, Big Machine Records and 98.1 WBUL “THE BULL” in Lexington to challenge local high school students with a cell phone collection drive to benefit nonprofit Cell Phones for Soldiers.
    The collaborative effort will provide prepaid, international calling cards so military members serving overseas can call home for free.

  • BGE to sponsor an Honor Flight for World War II vets

    They manned anti-aircraft guns at Pearl Harbor, slogged ashore under devastating fire at Normandy and fought their way inch-by-inch up Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima, then modestly returned home to resume their civilian lives as farmers and teachers.
    Today, veterans fortunate enough to have survived World War II’s carnage are in their 80s or 90s. Many will never get a chance to see the memorial their grateful nation erected in 2004 to honor them, unless folks like us help.

  • Little Feet, Big Feet
  • Ingram obtains pilot certificate

    Michael Ingram earned his Private pilot certificate on Sept. 29, 2011. To obtain his certificate, Ingram passed an oral and a flight exam with a Federal Aviation Administration designated flight examiner. Ingram completed his flight training at Sporty’s Academy, located at the Clermont County Airport.
    With his Private pilot certificate, Michael is able to carry passengers in favorable weather conditions. The aircraft that he used for his flight training can carry four people and cruises at nearly 140 miles per hour.  

  • Buddy Walk
  • Curves waives joining fee for new members during October

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Curves continues to work to raise awareness in women about the life-saving importance of risk management, early detection and treatment.  Throughout the month, Curves of Cynthiana on U.S. 27 South, including those listed below, are waiving the joining fee for new members who show proof of a mammogram within the past year or make a $25 donation to breast cancer research.

  • Cynthiana Rotary Club to sponsor Black Friday raffle

    The Cynthiana Rotary Club announces the Black Friday raffle.  
    Members of the club will be selling tickets for a chance to win a $250 or a $1,000 WalMart gift card. Two winners will be drawn, buy one ticket and have two chances to win.
    Winners will be drawn at the club’s regular meeting on Thursday, Nov. 17 at noon at Biancke’s.
    Tickets are $5 each. See a Rotarian to purchase tickets.
    Proceeds will be used to help fund the many things that the club does for the  community.

  • AJ Flowers ribbon cutting
  • FOP donation