The Harrison County Fiscal Court held its first budget workshop Tuesday to discuss requests from organizations and groups as well as consider county payroll issues.
The court has deferred any action on a Cynthiana-Harrison County Recreation budget pending clarification of salary and representation issues.
The recreation department submitted a request to the court in the amount of $62,500. The amount requested is $2,500 less than last year’s request, but includes a 14 percent pay increase for the director of the recreation department.
Battle Grove Cemetery looks to provide better accommodations and beat the weather with its new building.
Until now, services that were held at Battle Grove Cemetery have often been haunted by gusting winds or undesirable temperatures.
With a dream and a few local donations, Battle Grove Cemetery will be opening its new Meditation Garden this summer.
“The building and the whole idea has been a dream of mine and the trustees for some time now,” said Billy Grayson, director of Battle Grove Cemetery.
The Harrison County Farmers Market plans to open Saturday, April 30 at the new Farmers Market Pavilion at Flat Run Veterans Park. A grand opening celebration is being planned and future details will follow.
John and Mary Swinford celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, March 23 at Cedar Ridge Health Campus.
A private candlelight dinner was prepared for them to enjoy by the Cedar Ridge Dietary staff. It consisted of steak, salad, baked potato, asparagus and a strawberry shortcake for dessert. The table was decorated with a spring floral arrangement and candles in lead crystal candle sticks.
Following a closed door hearing and deliberation, a Cynthiana police officer will be suspended for 160 hours without pay.
According to the findings released by the Cynthiana City Commission Monday, Officer Joshua Carter violated an employee confidentiality clause of the Cynthiana Police Department Rules and Regulations when he allegedly obtained and shared an audio recording between then-safety commissioner Amanda Moore and Sgt. Tim Wells.
“This year’s Women’s Health Issues program is the 16th annual. Tuesday, April 5 is the date for the program” said Cheryl Case, Chairman of the committee. “Each year we try to educate women on a variety of health topics and preventative measures through our women’s health program” she says.
Programs vary each year to meet the specific needs of Harrison County women. The planning committee uses the previous year’s evaluations and suggestions of the committee members in making choices of speakers and topics.
Molly Rae Burden was born to Jeremy and Stephanie Pierce Burden of Cynthiana on Feb. 10, 2011 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs. 1 oz., and is welcomed by her sister, MaKenzie Lynne.
Maternal grandparents are Larry and Judy Pierce of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are J.L. and Louise Richardson.
Paternal grandparents are Kenny and Connie Burden of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are the late Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Spegal.