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  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Dillon Lee Delano Hunter, Feb. 4, son of Tiffany and Robert Hunter; Matthew Conner Kilpela, Dec. 26, son of Matthew and Jeannie Kilpela.
    A Lexington pilot is still missing. The 66 year old pilot left the Georgetown airport on Jan. 9 headed for Kansas City, Mo. His plane was last detected on radar headed toward Cynthiana. the Civil Air Patrol has conducted a four-state search for plane wreckage along his assumed path but has not found anything. The block box in the plane has never signaled trouble.

  • Wear Red Sunday observed Feb. 10
  • Build-a-Bed project makes beds available for children

    Applications are now available for families in need of beds for their children.
    Through the help of Morehead State University’s MSUCorp’s Program, Harrison County families are now able to apply for the Build-A-Bed program.
    Laying down to sleep at night in an oversized bed is often a luxury that few think of.
    While most Harrison County families are snug in their beds at night, there are still many children who are forced to curl up on the floor because they have no bed.

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  • Academic briefs

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized graduates at the conclusion of the Fall 2012 semester. The graduates were honored at commencement ceremonies on Dec. 15.
    Local graduates include:
    Cara Beth Tucker, Berry, MA in Mathematics.
    Margaret Leigh Geisler, Cynthiana, BA in Gen Studies in Arts & Sciences.
    Kellyn Ann Thompson Hyatt, Cynthiana, BS in Psychology.
    Shelbie Sledd, Cynthiana, MA in Mathematics.
    Garland Hendrix Whalen, Cynthiana, Magna Cum Laude BBA in Marketing.


  • Shoemaker follows a dream with an education and support from MCTC-Living Valley Campus

    By Kristy Horine, LVC GUEST WRITER
    George Shoemaker is following a dream. Some people might be inclined to question his decision, but now, thanks to an education and support at MCTC-Licking Valley Campus, he can realize his future potential – being a high school math or history teacher.
    Shoemaker left a lucrative job in Birmingham, Ala., where he made copper coils for electric motors for 17 years.
    He and his family of four moved to Cynthiana after his wife was offered a position as an investigator for the public defender’s office.

  • All-State band performs in Louisville
  • Cynthiana graduate releases new album

    Lexington, Ky. rock band Fifth on the Floor has recently signed with Black Country Rock/Entertainment One (eOne) Music and will be releasing its third full-length album Ashes & Angels nationally on March 12, 2013.
    Country music star and eOne label-mate Shooter Jennings produced the album in early 2012.
    The album was recorded at DeadBird Studios in Louisville, and mixed at NitroSonic Studios in Lexington.

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