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Today's News

  • Who’s flying the plane?

    I flew a plane last week, Delta flight 837.
    Well, maybe not “flew” it, but I definitely helped.
    My daughter moved to Hawaii last week and flew from Atlanta to Honolulu, a nine hour, 14 minute flight that I tracked on my computer.
    For nine hours and 14 minutes I watched an airplane icon inch its way across the continent and then over the Pacific Ocean.
    At one point, about an hour off the California coast, the plane on my computer screen faced east instead of west.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Dec. 6
    Crafts and Carols Dual Program. (Two Sessions) Thursday, Dec. 6 starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library for third-eighth graders in the Children’s Room and for ninth graders through adult in the Library Annex. Please pre-register.
    FRIDAY, Dec. 7
    Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library will close at 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7 and will reopen on Saturday, Dec. 8 at 9 a.m.

  • Southside Thanksgiving Dinner
  • Westside Thanksgiving Dinner
  • HCHS Students of the Month
  • Academic briefs

    Elizabeth Murphy, a resident of Cynthiana, has been accepted at Coastal Carolina University for the Fall 2013 semester. Murphy, a Scott County Senior High School student, plans to major in Elementary Education.
    Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, just minutes from the resort area of Myrtle Beach, S.C.

  • Academic briefs

    Sarah Barnes of Cynthiana has been accepted to attend Union College for the fall semester of 2013.
    Located in Barbouville, Ky., Union College offers an educational experience where students receive personal attention to help make their educational experience successful. Union is a four-year liberal arts school related to the United Methodist Church.

  • Academic briefs

    Adora Yazell’s decision to enter Licking Valley Campus of Maysville Community and Technical College was a life changing event.
    She is planning to earn the Associates in Science Degree and then transfer to the University of Kentucky to pursue her physical therapy license.  
    “I want to go to school so I can get a good job to provide for my kids and myself,” Yazell said.

  • FSA loans available

    USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director John W. McCauley, announces that funds are now available for Guaranteed Conservation Loans.
    “Guaranteed Conservation Loans are a useful alternative to help operators implement any Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) approved conservation practice including, but not limited to, waste management systems, conservation structures or water conservation measures,” said McCauley.

  • New session begins for LV Singers

    The Licking Valley Singers – Harrison County’s Community Choir is recruiting new members for its Spring 2013 Session. The Licking Valley Singers is an “all comers” non-auditioned community choir open to anyone who loves to sing.
    The LV Singers began in the fall of 2009 under the direction of Karen Bear, a professional singer and choral director. Averaging 45 singers a session, the choir meets Thursdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Licking Valley Campus of the Maysville Community and Technical College in Cynthiana.