• Community Service Block Grant Plan and Budget available for public review

    Community Action Council for Lexington-Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison and Nicholas Counties announces that its 2017-2018 Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) Plan and Budget Proposal is available for public review. The plan reflects assessment of low-income community needs and the Council’s CSBG budget for July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017 as well as projected outcomes for the same period.

  • LBAR announces Harrison County real estate sales in 2017 first quarter

    Residential real estate sales by members of the Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS® (LBAR) positively impacted the Harrison County economy in first quarter 2017 with 34 reported sales totaling $3,773,664. Sales continue to be a driving force in Harrison County economy.

  • Industry Day a ‘win-win’ for students and businesses

    Garnett Furnish,
    EDA director

    Last Thursday’s Industry Day was a “win-win” for students at Harrison ATC Kentucky Tech, HCHS and three local employers.
    E.D. Bullard, Cynthiana 3M and E-Z Pack hosted 15 Kentucky Tech seniors and 83 Harrison County High School seniors to separately showcase their companies as potential places of employment.
    For the students, many got their first taste of what these world-class companies could offer for their career track.

  • PSC ends state low-income subsidy for wireless phones

    The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) is revamping the state program that provides assistance to low-income telephone customers and refocusing it on meeting the needs of the mostly elderly and rural customers who rely on landline phones.
    In an order issued, the PSC said that it is faced with a choice of sharply increasing the surcharges that all phone customers pay to support the Lifeline program or reducing the subsidies offered by the program.
    “What is clear is that the program cannot continue in its current form,” the PSC said.

  • Barr fights for Kentucky horse industry jobs

    Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06), the Chairman of the Congressional Horse Caucus,  introduced three bills that would make simple reforms to the tax code to encourage greater investment and participation in Kentucky’s signature horse industry.  These reforms are needed to reflect the realities faced by participants in the horse industry and to provide a level playing field between equine investments and other forms of investments.

  • Proforma recognizes Darrell Florence for 20 year anniversary

    Darrell Florence, owner of Proforma Printing & Marketing Solutions, a local marketing and branding company in Cynthiana, has received recognition for his 20-year anniversary with Proforma, a $500 million leader in the printing, promotional products and marketing industry. Florence was recognized for his commitment at Proforma’s Regional Planning Retreats, yearly events dedicated to learning innovative industry techniques and networking with fellow Proforma Members.

  • Bluegrass Care Navigators receives Toyota grant for school Grief Support Project

    Bluegrass Care Navigators, formerly Hospice of the Bluegrass, has received a $10,000 grant from Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky (TMMK) for a Grief Support Project. The funds will provide education, hands-on training and a wide array of resources to key school personnel in the Fayette and Scott County School Systems in order to help the grieving children in their districts.

  • Juan-Carlos Aycinena joins HMH consulting staff

    Harrison Memorial Hospital welcomes Juan-Carlos Aycinena, M.D., to the HMH medical staff. Dr. Aycinena is a nephrologist with UK Healthcare who joined Dr. Jonathan Webb to provide an additional nephrology clinic at the HMH Specialty Clinic.
    A nephrologist is a physician who has been trained in the diagnosis and management of kidney disease by regulating blood pressure, regulating electrolytes, balancing fluids in the body and administering dialysis.

  • Harrison Memorial Hospital becomes first PurHospital™ in Kentucky

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH), a regional medical center located in central Kentucky, announces that  the hospital has become the first PurHospital™ in Kentucky. Becoming the first PurHospital™ means that HMH is the first hospital to completely implement the Purgenix™ technology in all areas of its facility, as well as have the systems annually updated and maintained by the Purgenix™ team.

  • Cynthiana McDonald’s manager promoted

    Cynthiana McDonald’s restaurant manager, Beverly Glover, was recently promoted to area supervisor for Kelly Healy, owner/operator of the Healy Family McDonald’s.
    Glover, who is the restaurant manager for McDonald’s of Cynthiana, will take on the responsibility of supervising several restaurants the organization owns in eastern Kentucky.