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  • Blue Grass Energy’s linemen test skills at Gaff-N-Go Rodeo event

    Blue Grass Energy’s Linemen Rodeo Team brought home high scores from the Gaff-N-Go Rodeo in Virginia last week and was named overall journeyman team winners. The rodeo is an opportunity for linemen to test their technical skills as they perform a variety of tasks.

  • Cynthiana Post Office to host Passport Day in the USA April 9

    The Cynthiana Post Office is hosting a special passport event in Cynthiana on Saturday, April 9, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. to provide passport information to U.S. citizens and to accept passport applications. Please call ahead to make an appointment at 234-4632. The Cynthiana Post Office is joining the Department of State in celebrating Passport Day in the USA 2011, a national passport acceptance and outreach event.  

  • SBA announces grant to Kentucky Small Business Development Center to support job creation

    Small businesses in Kentucky will soon have greater access to critical resources to help them start or grow their businesses and create jobs, thanks to a $659,863 grant to SBA’s Kentucky Small Business Development Center.

  • Cynthiana Post Office to host passport day event

    The Cynthiana Post Office is hosting a special passport event in Cynthiana on Saturday, April 9, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. to provide passport information to U.S. citizens and to accept passport applications. The Cynthiana Post Office is joining the Department of State in celebrating Passport Day in the USA 2011, a national passport acceptance and outreach event.  

  • Blue Grass Energy selects Washington Youth Tour participants

    Blue Grass Energy has selected 10 outstanding high school juniors for the 2011 Washington Youth Tour scheduled for June 10-17. Sarah Barton of Cynthiana has been choosen to participate.
    The Washington Youth Tour is a weeklong trip to the nation’s capital, where students have question-and-answer sessions with their senators and representatives, see the historic sites, and meet students from across the state and the nation. Blue Grass Energy sponsors each student, along with the Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives.

  • Annual Curves Food Drive kicks off in April

    During the month of April, Curves of Cynthiana will participate in the 13th annual Curves Food Drive to collect non-perishable food and cash donations to benefit the local food bank.  
    Current members who make a $30 donation or an equivalent donation of food are eligible to receive a Curves reusable Food Drive grocery bag.
    And, from April 4-17, Curves will waive the membership fee for new members who donate a bag of non-perishable food or make a minimum donation of $30.

  • Grand Illusion Magic Show this weekend

    With spellbinding illusions, mesmerizing magic and logic-defying stunts, Roger and Lee Ann’s Grand Illusion Magic Show, will amaze you and keep you coming back for more.
    With over 30 years of experience, Roger is the only 60 year old magician in the United States still performing Harry Houdini’s classic death-defying Milk Can Escape.
    Houdini originally performed this exhibition in St. Louis, Mo. in 1906. Over 100 years later, Roger continues to defy reality.

  • Plans announced for Bluegrass Community Walk for tsunami relief

    Concerned citizens in the Bluegrass region wishing to show their support for the victims of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear plant damage in Japan will have an opportunity to on Saturday, March 26 at the Bluegrass Community Walk for Tsunami Relief.  
    The walk will begin at 10 a.m. at Coldstream Park. The walk is a free community event. Donations for Japan disaster relief will be accepted by the Bluegrass Chapter of the American Red Cross.

  • Salato Wildlife Education Center offers ‘Get on Board’ fisheries exhibit

    The Salato Wildlife Education Center in Frankfort announces a new, interactive exhibit.
    “Get on Board” greets visitors by inviting them to enter the exhibit through the mouth of a huge Kentucky spotted bass and into an operating fish hatchery. Visitors will enjoy a hands-on learning experience about the efforts of fisheries biologists from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources to manage and maintain healthy fish populations.

  • KSNPC to dedicate 60th preserve in Calloway County

    The Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission (KSNPC) will conduct a public meeting at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 24, in the conference room of the commission, Frankfort.
    KSNPC will note a milestone in its 35-year history when it dedicates the 192-acre Blood River State Nature Preserve. The preserve, located in Calloway County, is the 60th preserve to be dedicated by the commission, allowing for the protection of a rare acid seep community and the endemic Blood River crayfish. Currently, the commission manages over 25,000 acres of land throughout Kentucky.