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Today's News

  • HCHS represented in All-State Music Ensembles

    The annual Kentucky Music Educator’s Association conference and All-State clinic was held in Louisville last week.  
    Harrison County High School junior trumpeter, Elliot Rognstad, was selected to perform with the All-State Concert Band, conducted by Jay Gephart of Purdue University.  
    After an intensive two-part audition process, Elliot was selected to perform as the third chair trumpet in this band that included some of the best musicians in the state.  
    The band performed works by Persichetti, Sousa, and Alfred Reed.  

  • Academic briefs

    BEESONS
    Freed-Hardeman University has released the names of students who made the President’s List or the Dean’s List for Fall 2015. Two Harrison County students were recognized.
    To be on the President’s List, the student must be full-time and have a 4.0 grade point average. Abby Beeson, a senior public relations major, achieved this distinction.
    Recognition on the Dean’s List requires full-time status and a minimum GPA of 3.40 for the semester. Sarah Ruth Beeson, a freshman special education major, achieved this distinction.

  • Hospice offering Volunteer Training Course on Feb. 23

    Hospice of the Bluegrass is offering a Volunteer Training Course on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at the Hospice of the Bluegrass office. Lunch will be provided.
    The lifeblood of Hospice of the Bluegrass is the volunteers who give of their time, energy and talents to ease the burden of terminally ill patients and their families. Transporting patients and families to appointments, relieving the caregiver, mowing the grass, visiting someone who is lonely, changing a light bulb, installing an air conditioner, helping with fundraisers, clerical work or a myriad of needs that can help.

  • Black History Month Puzzle

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    6. 1,000 point club member at HCHS and Transylvania (LC teacher)
    7. African American woman helped to create Harrison County/Cynthiana Museum Teacher at HCHS
    8. Graduated last year were cheerleader twins for HCHS
    9. Name of Banneker High school Basketball team
    10. 1st African American woman night supervisor at HMH

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    1. African American Church located on North Locust Street
    2. Former graduate of HCHS in 1992 inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

  • Puzzle Answers -Black History Month

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    6. 1,000 point club member at HCHS and Transylvania (LC teacher). Bill Custard
    7. African American woman helped to create Harrison County/Cynthiana Museum Teacher at HCHS. Alice Allen
    8. Graduated last year were cheerleader twins for HCHS. Kiah, Kimie
    9. Name of Banneker High school Basketball team. Coyotes
    10. 1st African American woman night supervisor at HMH. Marilyn Wash
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    1. African American Church located on North Locust Street. Ebenzer United Methodist

  • HMH Pain Management Clinic expands with two new providers

    Patrick Duff, CRNA, and Cristina Lamar, D.O., join Anjum Bux, M.D., in providing treatment options and management techniques to patients with either acute or chronic pain. Both providers began seeing patients in the fall of 2015.
    The HMH Pain Management Clinic was established in February 2015. The clinic will diagnose acute and chronic pain and create individualized treatment plans for patients, based on a number of considerations, including the cause and level of pain.

  • School Menus

    Feb. 15-19
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: No School.
    TUESDAY: Choice of: Nutrigran bar with yogurt or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Choice of: Breakfast pizza or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Choice of: Pancake sausage or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    FRIDAY: Choice of: Super bun or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

  • Cabela’s to open Lexington store

    Cabela’s has announced plans to celebrate the official grand opening of its new Lexington, Ky., store on Wednesday, March 16, with a unique ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by a weekend-long celebration featuring giveaways, family activities, guest appearances and more.
    The ribbon-cutting ceremony, hosted by Cabela’s executives and special guests, will begin at 9:45 a.m. and conclude with the grand-opening ribbon being cut by an arrow shot from a bow by a local Cabela’s employee. Doors will open for business at 10 a.m.

  • Fat is not always a bad word

    By Jessica Barnes, County extension agent for agriculture & natural resources
     
    Is fat a bad word? Not necessarily. Simply put, fat is just the body’s storage form for energy. If an animal consumes more energy than it uses, their body will store the excess calories as fat - like money in the bank they can use in an energy shortage (think cows calving in late winter). Fat imparts flavor to food (like a T-bone steak) but it also adds calories. So managing fat can be a delicate issue in the cattle business.

  • McCauley is new member of American Angus Association

    Adam R.B. McCauley, Cynthiana, is a new junior member of the American Angus Association®, reports Allen Moczygemba, CEO of the national organization with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Mo.
    Junior members of the Association are eligible to register cattle in the American Angus Association, participate in programs conducted by the National Junior Angus Association and take part in Association-sponsored shows and other national and regional events.