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  • SNOW OVERLOAD

     

    The Friday night, Saturday morning storm that swept through Harrison County left widespread power outages.

    Bluegrass Energy crews worked around the clock to restore power.

  • Batte is CPD’s first female graduate

     

    At 30 years old, Dottie Batte believes she is exactly where she is supposed to be.

  • Celebrating 25 years of business in Cynthiana

     

    Leono’s will ring in the new year with a 25th anniversary celebration week filled with daily specials and pizza drawings for supporting customers.

  • Harrison Deposit sold to The Bank of Henderson

    The Bank of Henderson is expanding its financial services footprint with the acquisition of Harrison Deposit Bank of Cynthiana, effective Jan. 1. 

    In order to reflect the bank’s regional presence, there will be a new name and brand. 

  • UPDATE: BGE outage drops to about 700

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    UPDATE Monday, Dec. 31-- As of 10 a.m. Monday, Bluegrass Energy has listed only 130 outages throughout their eight-county area which amounted to 668 customers in Harrison County.

    Crews are still working in Harrison and Pendleton counties where there was widespread outages.

    BGE reports that most customers should have power by 8 p.m. Monday night.

     

  • KYTC District 6 crews are ready for snow time

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 6 snow and ice removal crews are gearing up for the 2012-13 snow season. In anticipation of the season’s first winter event that is forecasted to hit the Northern Kentucky area this week, officials are monitoring the anticipated snow storm and will mobilize crews accordingly.
    Pre-treating with salt brine for this snow event would be ineffective due to the already wet pavement conditions.  This snow storm is predicted to continue into the Friday morning commute.

  • Correction

    On the front page of the Cynthiana Democrat last week, a story about school security had the incorrect date for the Newtown,  Conn. shooting. The date of the shooting was Dec. 14.

  • Eastside Elementary
  • Bourbon Hospital recognized by CMS

    Many people have heard the buzz of healthcare reform and are aware, to some degree, the healthcare industry has experienced major changes over the last few years and it will continue to evolve.
    While the changes are numerous and complex, a few key themes stand out: the increased focus on quality care and the growing role of technology in healthcare delivery.
    These are two issues that you can see played out locally at Bourbon Community Hospital.

  • Harrison’s unemployment rate drops from November 2011

    Unemployment rates fell in 99 Kentucky counties, including Harrison, between November 2011 and November 2012, while 20 county rates increased and one stayed the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
    Harrison County’s unemployment dropped from 8.7 percent in November 2011 to 6.9 percent in November 2012.
    The Cabinet identifies 640 Harrison County residents as being unemployed in a work force of 9,311.