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Today's News

  • Academic briefs

    BELLARMINE DEAN’S LIST
    Bellarmine University has named students to its dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester. The dean’s list recognizes students who receive a grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale. The following local residents were named to the dean’s list:
    Cynthiana resident Cliffton Snider, a senior who is majoring in exercise science, and previously attended Harrison County High School

  • Radcliffe selected to participate in Kentucky Ambassadors of Music Tour of Europe

    On June 25, more than 200 outstanding student musicians will gather at the University of Louisville for five days of rehearsal and performances prior to departing to seven European countries for a 16-day tour.
    Ellen Ratcliffe, Cynthiana, has been selected for this honor. Radcliffe plays clarinet and has been a member of the Harrison County High School music program, directed by John Merz.  
    She is the daughter of William Ratcliffe and Rebecca Hutchins.

  • Campbellsville University honors teachers throughout Kentucky for excellence in teaching

    By Joan C McKinney, Campbellsville University
    News and Publications coordinator and
    Ashley Bolton, studnt news writer
    Dr. Brenda Priddy, dean of the Campbellsville University School of Education, congratulated 167 teachers from 63 school districts throughout Kentucky as they received the Campbellsville University Excellence in Teaching Award Saturday, May 12, on the CU campus.

  • BULLY BASHING

    By Kristie Hamon, Summer intern
    Katie and Desmond Himes are spreading awareness about bullying to schools across the state with their interactive Bully Bashers program and will be having their first Bully Basher benefit variety show at the end of June.
    Katie, who will be competing in the Miss Kentucky pageant, chose an anti-bullying platform in November and by April developed the idea into a full-fledged interactive program for children in schools.

  • HCMS Honor Roll award
  • City, county leaders discuss proposed Parks & Recreation changes Tuesday

    A special joint meeting was held between the city and county on Tuesday, June 19, to discuss and answer questions regarding a possible change in recreation.
    A presentation was given by Parks and Recreation developer Missy Lutz, which outlined a proposed solution to many unanswered issues regarding recreation in Harrison County.
    During the presentation, Lutz, along with other members of the board, outlined the structure of a new Parks and Recreation plan for Harrison County.

  • Missionary’s plans turn into survival mission

    As winter turned to spring last year, Debbie Haley was making plans for a summer mission trip to Guatemala.
    Her plans, however, were different from God’s plans.
    It was early spring when Haley decided to see her doctor because she said she just wasn’t feeling well.
    She couldn’t pinpoint her ailings, but she knew something wasn’t right.
    She went to her gynecologist in Georgetown and found herself on the fast track to UK’s Markey Cancer Center.

  • FSA now accepting county committee nominations

    Kentucky’s USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director John McCauley, wants to remind farmers and landowners that local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committee nomination began on Friday, June 15.   

  • Commissioners consider raises for some city employees

    By Kristie Hamon, Summer intern
    The Cynthiana City Commission is considering raises, but not across the board.
    The commissioners butted heads on how much a public works employee raise should be or whether a raise should be given.
    Mayor Steve Moses said he would be ok with a 5 percent raise if they look at raises again in six months.
    “My gut feeling is that we do the 2.96 percent, but I’m willing to go to the 5 percent,” Roger Slade, commissioner of public works, said.

  • Crossword Puzzle

    ENGLAND
    STATEPOINT CROSSWORD

    ACROSS
    1. *”The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” author
    6. A light touch
    9. Shirley MacLaine’s 1963 character
    13. Relating to a gene
    14. 2016 Olympics host
    15. a.k.a Little Mermaid
    16. Arabian chieftain
    17. Toymaker
    18. Social class
    19. *Street of Number 10 fame
    21. *England’s official language, 1066-1362
    23. Romantic destination
    24. Antonym of hero
    25. School support org.