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  • Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter's pet adoption list

    Pet Adoption List

    The following pets are available for adoption at the Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter. Female dogs, $75; male dogs, $65; female cats, $58; male cats, $43. Call 234-7138 or 234-1492 for more information.

    FOSTER CARE - DOGS

    Boyfriend - Male, Border Collie/Chow

    Reese - Male, Pit

    Nugget - Female, Boxer/Pit

    Cooper - Male, Setter

    Macy - Female, Beagle mix

    FOSTER CARE - CATS

    Paisley - Calico

    Sandy - Male, buff

    SHELTER CATS

    Male - black

  • Funds approved for Kentucky Dairy Development Council

    The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board approved $494,000 in state funds for the Kentucky Dairy Development Council (KDDC) to further their efforts and to continue their support for Kentucky’s dairy industry. This proposal was one of the 24 projects approved at the January Kentucky Agricultural Development Board meeting that took place in Lexington, Ky.

  • BGE brings in more crews to restore power

    As of 7 a.m. Monday, about 12,250 Blue Grass Energy members remain without power.

    In Harrison County that number is 1,891 going into day six. Some homes kept electricity until the thaw began on Saturday and Sunday.

    Members can check www.bgenergy.com/countynumbers.aspx for ongoing outage updates and www.bgenergy.com/crewlocations.aspx to find out where crews will be working each day.

    Districtwide, the number of BGE customers without power was as high as 31,000 at the peak.

  • Rohs Opera House and Cynthiana Arts Council unite to host classic movie

    After last week’s blow from Mother Nature, the Rohs Opera House and  the Cynthiana Arts Council are offering a classic movie treat titled, ironically, “Some Like It Hot.” Starring Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis, and the legendary Marilyn Monroe, this black and white film was voted the number one American comedy of all time by the American Film Institute. “Some Like It Hot” has lost none of its appeal in the half century since it premiered in 1959.

  • Kentucky Blood Center issues emergency appeal

    The Kentucky Blood Center is issuing an emergency appeal for blood donors due to a swift decline in donations and a winter storm warning projected to cripple the blood supply.

     Weather has already forced the cancellation of multiple blood drives in the past 10 days, causing 350 pints of blood to go uncollected. Transfusions have outpaced blood donations by more than 250 pints in the past 72 hours at hospitals served by KBC.

  • Investigations need public assistance

    The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s help regarding several investigations.

    A burglary on Stratton Road in the Robinson area has the sheriff’s office looking for a slender white male with shoulder-length brown/grey hair in his 40’s, driving a black 1990’s Chevrolet 4x4. Det. Paul Olin said the suspect allegedly took property from a residence two weeks ago.

  • Academic Briefs

    HATFIELD

    The Dean for Academic Affairs at Alice Lloyd College has named Lauren Margaret Hatfield, a pre-pharmacy junior, to the Distinguished Deans List. In order to be honored for this achievement, a student must maintain a grade point average of 3.8 or above.

    Lauren is the daughter of Myron and Joyce Hatfield, formally of Cynthiana. She is the granddaughter of Lula C. Thomas and Betty Hatfield of Cynthiana.

    HIGH SCHOOL

    HONORS BAND CLINIC

  • Kentucky Medication Aide course offered during night class at MCTC-LVC

    Beginning Feb. 10, 2009, the Licking Valley Campus of Maysville Community & Technical College will be offering a Kentucky Medication Aide Course for Certified Nursing Assistants.  Though this is not a new class offering at LVC, exciting changes have been made to make this class readily available to those seeking certification.

  • Harrison County Middle School Honor Roll

    HCMS HONOR ROLL

    The Harrison County Middle School Honor Roll for the second nine weeks includes:

    Sixth Grade

    All As

    Jacob Barnes, Brandon Bentley, Chelsie Best, Sarah Besson, Wylie Caudill, Kimberly Chesnut, Kaelin Collard, Autumn Gray, Whitney Gray, Jazzy Gross, Raejean Hurst, Kellsie Kennedy, Kinsey King, Alex Kinsey, Gus Madsen, Nate Moore, Casey Newcomb, Andrew Norfleet, Ethan Rognstad, Alycia Schaum, Aaron Tackett, Hannah Thomas, Jeremy Ward, Hope Warner, Miranda Wiglesworth, Amber Willis.

    A/B Honor

  • St. Edward Honor Roll

    The St. Edward Honor Roll for the second grading period includes:

    Second Grade

    Kyle Barnes, John Schreiber, Clay Furnish, Grace Simpson

    B.U.G. Second Grade

    Clay Furnish

    Third Grade

    Dillon Gasser, Sydney Perraut, Jacob Walker, Kory Beth Whitehead

    B.U.G. Third Grade

    Dillon Gasser, Jacob Walker, Kory Beth Whitehead

    Fourth Grade

    Drew Furnish, Hayden Switzer, Alexis Lanza*

    Fourth Grade School Honors

    Alexis Lanza