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Today's News

  • Morrises celebrate 60th anniversary

    Wilbur and Bea Morris celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 14 with their family. They were married in 1951.
    They have three children, Dianne, Doug and Billie, six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, three step grandchildren, and one step great-grandchild.

  • Nathaniel John Paul McLeod

    Nathaniel John Paul McLeod was born on Jan. 12, 2012 at Harrison Memorial Hospital to John Paul McLeod and Roberta Gaye McLeod of Harrison County.
    He weighed 9 lbs. 20 oz. and is welcomed by his brother, Joshua Isaiah McLeod.
    Paternal grandmother is Gillian Dianna McLeod.
    Maternal grandparnets are Kenneth Doris Slone and Juanita Slone.

  • Museum Musings

    * Western Visitor, Jan. 9, 1836 -- “An apprentice wanted, a youth between 16 and 17 years of age who can come well recommended, will be taken to learn the wagon making business, if immediate application is made. One from the country will be preferred. (Signed) A. Sinclair.”
    * Cynthiana News, Oct. 31, 1851 -- “The Columbia-Higgins Family - This noble Band of Minstrels gave concerts in this place on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, of this week, before large audiences. They have improved very much since their former visit to this place. Success to them.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Mason Roy Anness, Feb. 5, son of Travis and Brandy Anness; Larken Lee Barnes, Dec. 4, son of David Lee and Lalena Brannock Barnes; Kaycie Noelle Criswell, Jan. 24, daughter of Matt and Cindy Criswell; Javier Izaak Perez, Jan. 31, son of Sandy and Javier Perez; Riley Blake Switzer, Feb. 3, son of Stuart and Amanda Switzer.
    Harrison Electric Cooperative is now Blue Grass Energy, located at 302 Oddville Ave.
    Annual Farm Home City program is Feb. 18. Hosted by the Harrison County Extension Office.

  • Estate planning, too important to delay

    Have you ever asked yourself the “what if” questions? What if something should happen to me today? What if something should happen to my spouse or business partner? What if I have an accident that leaves me incapacitated?
    No one likes to think about these questions. However, the answers are very important to your surviving family members. Taking the time to answer those questions can provide peace of mind. It also can mean that your wishes for asset distribution following death will be followed.

  • Uniform

    Air Force Airman Megan L. Grose graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
    Grose completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
    Grose is the daughter of Leah Walker and Larry Grose, both of Cynthiana.

  • HMH named best place to work in Kentucky

    Harrison Memorial Hospital was recently named one of the best places to work in Kentucky for 2012.
    HMH was also on the list of best places to work in Kentucky in 2011.
    “This award is a wonderful honor for Harrison Memorial Hospital, says Dr. Frank McKemie, Chairman of HMH Board of Directors. “It is a testimony to the hard work and dedication of all our hospital employees.”

  • HMH awarded accreditation from the Joint Commission

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals. The accreditation award recognizes Harrison Memorial Hospital’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art standards.

  • Snap Equipment is now a full service Echo and Shindaiwa dealer

    Echo and Shindaiwa Inc., both worldwide leaders in the development and manufacture of professional-grade hand-held outdoor power equipment, announces that Snap Equipment of Cynthiana as one of their newest full service dealers.
    Echo and Shindaiwa Inc. produce hand-held landscaping equipment for both the commercial and residential homeowner markets. Echo and Shindaiwa pride themselves on setting the industry standard with its dedication to new technology and quality products.

  • Three-Peat