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  • FTSB continues InterCity bus service to Lexington

    After starting in the spring of 2009, Federated Transportation Services of the Bluegrass will continue its InterCity bus service to Lexington. This service transports residents of Bourbon, Harrison, and Nicholas counties to Lexington, dropping them off at three locations: Bluegrass Airport, LexTran’s Transit Center, and Greyhound Bus Station.

  • Community Action Council administers free meals program

    Community Action Council for Lexington-Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison, and Nicholas counties announces participation in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program administered by the Kentucky Department of Education.
    Meals will be served at no separate charge to enrolled participants at the center and are provided without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. If you believe you or any individual has been discriminated against in the Child and Adult Care Food Program, write immediately to the Secretary of Agriculture, Washington, D.C. 20250.

  • Shashy to treat chronic sinusitis at Harrison Memorial

    All too many of us suffer from the pain, pressure and congestion of chronic sinusitis, which can often lead to sinus infections. Chronic sufferers previously sought permanent relief with painful endoscopic sinus surgery, where cutting instruments are used to remove bones and tissue to enlarge the sinus opening. Today, there is a better alternative.

  • Uniform

    PFC-Derik Baldwin, son of Tryna Spenneberg of Somerset, Ky., and Jake (Terry) Baldwin, also of  Somerset, graduated from Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., June 23, 2011 after completing his basic training and AIT schooling in Ft. Leonard Wood.
    Baldwin is a 2004 graduate of Pulaski County High School. He is an MP (military police) in the army. Baldwin, his wife Stephanie and their two sons, Aiden and Elijah, will be stationed at Ft. Leonard Wood.

  • Bluegrass PRIDE to sponsor concert in September

    Bluegrass PRIDE (Personal Responsibility In a Desirable Environment) has announced that it will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a concert featuring bluegrass bands JD Crowe and the New South and Balsam Range. Sponsored by Toyota and G&J Pepsi-Cola Bottlers, Inc., the Bluegrass Concert for Bluegrass PRIDE will be held Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m. at Memorial Hall on the University of Kentucky campus. Tickets are $20 and are available at www.bgPRIDE.org.

  • HMH's Clinic plans to open in late August in Walmart

    Harrison Memorial Hospital has moved one step further toward providing seamless health care within the community by opening The Clinic at Walmart inside the Walmart store in Cynthiana. The walk-in clinic, which is operated by the professionals at Harrison Memorial Hospital, will provide basic healthcare services seven days a week, with no appointment necessary. The walk-in health clinic is the first-owned and operated by Harrison Memorial Hospital in a Walmart.

  • KSP news

    Kentucky State Police (KSP) is tapping into Cyberspace through social media sites like YouTube©, Facebook©, and Twitter© to entice new recruits to join the agency.  KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer announced today that the agency launched its first of several recruiting videos via YouTube.

  • KDE and AdvancED team up to provide a Web-based improvement planning, management system

    The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has contracted with AdvancED®, parent company of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI), to provide a Web-based school and district improvement planning framework and management system beginning in the 2012-13 school year.

  • BGE offers weather application for iPads

    Members of Blue Grass Energy now have access to the most up-to-date weather maps and storm alerts on their iPads.
    WKYT-TV (Channel 27)’s state-of-the-art FirstAlert DEFENDER radar recently became available through an application or ‘app’ that can be downloaded to iPads via a WKYT Weather app. The weather-specific iPad app is a first for any Kentucky television station.
    It’s available now in the iTunes app store, or it can be downloaded at www.wkyt.com/weather.

  • Harrison Circuit Court Clerk attends 2011 Circuit Clerks Summer College

    Harrison County Circuit Court Clerk Kathy Kearns participated in the 2011 Circuit Clerks Summer College held June 14-16 in Florence, Ky.
    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Division of Driver Licensing, sponsored the event and provided training on fraudulent documents, driver education programs and services available through the Division of Driver Licensing’s field offices.