• Ky. Farm Bureau celebrates Food Check-out Week

    Harrison County Farm Bureau participated in the Food Check-Out Week Feb. 16-22.
    The annual campaign commemorates America’s healthy, nutritious, abundant and affordable food supply.

  • Results from the Police Explorer Winterfest 2014 competition held in Gatlinburg

    On Saturday, Feb. 8, 16 members of the Cynthiana Police Explorer Post 714 traveled to Gatlinburg, Tenn. to participate in the Winterfest competition. These explorers competed against 67 other Police Explorer posts in various competitions related to law enforcement as well as two individual shooting events. In total 3,105 Explorers and venturers participated in the weekend competitions. The following denotes how Post 714 placed in the Law Enforcement events as well as the individual shooting events.

  • All signs to be removed from state right of way

    The District 6 Office of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet reminds folks that campaign and other temporary advertising signage illegally placed on state highway rights of way will be removed to maintain safety.
    Rob Hans, chief district engineer for KYTC District 6 said, “With a local election gearing up, we tend to see a lot of signs placed along state right of way. Political signs and other advertising signs can block the view of drivers at intersections as they watch for oncoming traffic.”

  • Management changes at Farmers Deposit

    One of the duties of Farmers Deposit Bank chairman, president and CEO Brent Hoptry was to merge the Farmers National Bank of Cynthiana and Paris, and Carlisle Deposit Bank into one.
    “The ownership has not changed,” said Hoptry noting that Jim Brown remains owner of all properties.
    However, senior management did change. Greg Wills, who was the president of the Deposit Bank of Carlisle, is now the executive vice president and chief operating officer for Farmers Deposit.

  • BBB names top scams of 2013

    Every year, BBB receives thousands of calls and emails from consumers who have been scammed. Some scams are widespread, getting a lot of people for small amounts. Others are more narrowly focused, but take people for thousands or tens of thousands of dollars. Here are BBB’s Top Scams of 2013:

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  • HMH named one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky for 4th consecutive year

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky 2014. 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.

  • 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