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  • Federally funded energy assistance program (LIHEAP) begins for low-income families

    Thousands of families with low-incomes in Central Kentucky may seek energy assistance for the coming winter beginning Nov. 12, as Community Action Council opens the subsidy component of its Federally funded Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). LIHEAP is starting later than usual this year due to the federal government shutdown in October, but the shutdown will not affect benefits for the subsidy program this year.

  • Kattleman's Kreek re-opens

    Almost two months after an early morning electrical fire forced its closure, Kattlemen’s Kreek restaurant officially re-opened Sunday, Nov. 3.
    The process took several weeks longer than anticipated, owner Mary McKinley said, but she used that additional time to install a new HVAC system and a new roof.
    “These were projects that I wanted to do while the restaurant was operating. But since we were doing these other repairs, it was the perfect time to knock those out,” McKinley said.

  • 3M distributes Plant Site Grants
  • Reid to start operations at Harrison Memorial

    The new general surgeon that begins practicing soon at Harrison Memorial Hospital turns out not to be so new to this area at all. The young surgeon spent his early days as a native of Clark County and a graduated George Rogers Clark High School Cardinal before turning his attention to his college days at the University of Kentucky.
    Interestingly, Brady Reid, MD, did not go straight into a pre-med program when he first attended UK. His first degree was in accounting and he actually spent a few months as the accountant in a materials handling firm in Georgetown.

  • Palmer Hampton agency selected to offer Hartford’s AARP program

    The Hartford announced today that it is making its award-winning AARP®-branded auto insurance program available through Palmer Hampton Insurance of Cynthiana.
    Palmer Hampton Insurance was chosen after satisfying a number of eligibility requirements, which included: demonstrating a commitment to community service; meeting a high-level of business and ethical standards; and completing a training program designed to address the needs of the 50+ population.

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  • Mastin, Fulton receive KHA Patient Safety Hero awards

    The Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA) awarded two members of Harrison Memorial Hospital’s clinical staff with Patient Safety Hero awards. Traci Taylor Mastin and Julia Fulton were honored for their significant contributions to clinical improvement by reducing surgical-site infections (SSIs) at Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH).

  • HMH purchases obstetrical equipment in memory of Bailey

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) purchased obstetrical equipment for newborn babies from donations made in memory of Elizabeth Bailey to the Women’s Center that bears her name. Bailey was the administrator at HMH for 21 years.
    Two oxygen blenders have been purchased for the obstetrical unit at HMH. The blenders are respiratory devices used to mix oxygen with other gases to the appropriate oxygen concentration. The devices will be used to assist with babies in need of oxygen after delivery.

  • Rotary to recognize World Polio Day Oct. 24

    When Rotary began the fight in 1985, polio affected 350,000 people, mostly children. Since then, polio has been reduced by more than 99 percent. To date, Rotary has contributed more than US $1 billion and countless volunteer hours to the protection of more than two billion children in 122 countries. After nearly 30 years, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative is on the brink of making history.
    Why polio eradication matters: