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  • Winter Weather Awareness Week: ‘Be aware, be prepared, have a plan’

    Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has signed a proclamation declaring Nov. 14-18 as “Winter Weather Awareness Week” in the Commonwealth.
    As the winter weather season is approaching, Harrison County Emergency Management, Kentucky Emergency Management (KYEM), the National Weather Service (NWS) and the Kentucky Weather Preparedness Committee (KWPC) would like to remind you to “BE AWARE - Be PREPARED – Have A PLAN!”

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  • Kuster participates in Kentucky District Judges College

    District Court Judge Charles W. Kuster, who serves serves Harrison, Nicholas, Pendleton and Robertson counties, participated in the 2011 Kentucky District Judges College that took place Oct. 18-21 at the Administrative Office of the Courts in Frankfort.
    The AOC provided the judicial education program for the state’s District Court judges.

  • Keep money in Cynthiana

    The Cynthiana Chamber of Commerce will be launching a local campaign on Nov. 26, to encourage citizens to shop locally.
    Businesses come and businesses go in a small community like Cynthiana.
    With economical times being as they are, small community businesses are finding it harder and harder to stay afloat and keep their doors open.
    Now that Christmas is just around the corner, small businesses will be looking to keep local money from finding its way outside the city limits.

  • Recipe for Reading

    Austin Dacci, Harrison County schools nutrition coordinator, coaches Eastside fifth grade student Quenton Turley while he slices steak for sandwiches at the annual Recipe for Reading held at the Extension Office last Friday and Monday. With the conclusion of this year’s program, over 1,200 fifth graders have gone through the Homemaker-sponsored program.

  • Gov. Beshear wins county, 2nd term

    Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has claimed his second term with first-year running mate Jerry Abramson.
    Beshear/Abramson defeated their Republican opponents David Williams/Richie Farmer by 169,201 votes, according to the unofficial totals with 100 percent of the state’s precincts reporting.
    In Harrison County, 824 votes separated Beshear and Williams with Independent candidate Gatewood Galbraith and Dea Riley grabbing 736 votes.

  • Disney Spectacular is Friday and Sunday

    The Licking Valley Singers’ Disney Spectacular is this weekend at Cynthiana Baptist Church.
    Friday’s performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Sunday’s show starts at 2:30 p.m.
    Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students and are available at Biancke’s or MCTC/LVC. They will also be available before the performance.

  • Veterans to be honored Friday

    It won’t happen this way for another 100 years, but on the 11th month, the 11th day, at the 11th hour in the year of 2011, Cynthiana and Harrison County veterans will be honored for their service.
    Battle Grove Cemetery will  host its annual veterans’ recognition program in front of the veterans walk area.
    Major Gen. Richard Perraut, formerly of Cynthiana and now residing in Manassas, Va., will be the featured speaker.

  • Youth basketball on hold for gym renovation

    Due to no venue being available, the Cynthiana-Harrison County Recreation Board decided not to offer youth and adult basketball leagues for 2011.
    From the very beginning of the renovation to City Hall gym, several inquiring minds have pondered what will become of 2012 recreation basketball leagues for Harrison County children and adults.

  • Forming a new bond

    Growing up around the Colemansville and Berry communities Jerry Gill never knew what he was missing.
    It wasn’t until August, when he received a mysterious telephone call that he discovered a missing sibling.
    Likewise, Sue Schenck of Bertram, Texas, was blind sided at her high school alumni banquet in Ohio last June when she was approached by a woman who merely said that it was time for Sue to know about her birth family.
    The woman told Sue about a sister in Cynthiana and gave her some other vague history.