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  • PSC vice chairman to lead National Task Force on environmental policies

    Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) Vice Chairman Jim Gardner has been named to lead a new task force of state public service commissioners that will serve as a liaison between state utility regulators and federal environmental rule makers.

  • HMH named best place to work in Kentucky

    Harrison Memorial Hospital was recently named one of the best places to work in Kentucky for 2012.
    HMH was also on the list of best places to work in Kentucky in 2011.
    “This award is a wonderful honor for Harrison Memorial Hospital, says Dr. Frank McKemie, Chairman of HMH Board of Directors. “It is a testimony to the hard work and dedication of all our hospital employees.”

  • 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.