Today's News

  • Uniform

    Army National Guard Pvt. Dustin L. Knight has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
    During the nine weeks of training, Knight received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions.  Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.

  • Bluegrass Hearing Clinic opens new location in Cynthiana at HMH

    In an effort to provide even better service to the patients in the Cynthiana area, Bluegrass Hearing Clinic announces the opening of a new clinic at Harrison Memorial Hospital in Cynthiana, Ky.
    Deanna Frazier, AuD (doctor of audiology), has been practicing in Central Kentucky for more than 20 years. She has partnered with Harrison Memorial Hospital to offer high quality hearing health care in a convenient location.

  • HMH achieves national recognition for EMR initiatives

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) achieved stage six of the United States Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Adoption Model. The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) created United States EMR Adoption Model to track the transformation from paper chart medical records to electronic medical records. There are seven stages to the model, and HMH has completed six. As of the end of 2010, 3.2 percent of hospitals in the United States achieved stage six, which places HMH as one of the most elite facilities in information technology.

  • Online resources available to voters

    Kentucky voters have access to a number of online services that allow voters to prepare for the upcoming primary election.  Citizens can check their voter registration, find driving directions to their polling location and preview their ballots – all by visiting the Vote Kentucky website at www.vote.ky.gov. This online service was created by the Office of the Secretary of State with support from the Kentucky State Board of Elections.

  • Harrison County Board of Realtors
  • Stephens celebrates 50 years of service
  • BGE linemen travel to Alabama

    Five Blue Grass Energy linemen are traveling to Alabama to aid an electric co-op with power restoration after the state was hit with devastating storms this week.
    Ben Coffey, Larry Lovelace, Luke Makowski, Miles Shumaker and Bryant Watkins left for Arab, Ala., Friday morning to help Arab Electric Cooperative recover from tornado aftermath. The city of Arab is located in northern Alabama, about one hour north of Birmingham. Arab Electric Cooperative serves about 15,000 members and most of them are without power.

  • Home and Garden Show is Saturday and Sunday

    Come visit the eighth annual Home and Garden Show this weekend at the Burley Co-op building on U.S. 27 North.
    The show will open at 9 a.m. Saturday with over 70 booths to visit. The show will close at 5 p.m. Saturday and re-open at 12:30 p.m. Sunday and close at 4 p.m.
    Vendors will be offering items such as flowers and bedding plants, apparel, cabinets, windows and trees.
    There will also be a food court serving sandwiches, cookies, cakes and soft drinks.

  • See Thornton Wilder’s ‘Our Town’ this weekend

    “It’s been a wonderful experience,” said William Caywood, director of HarriCYN Community Theatre’s first stage production of Our Town.
    The drama will unfold this weekend when more than a dozen local actors take the stage at  Rohs Opera House.
    The show will open on  Friday with a 7:30 p.m. performance. The second show will be Saturday, also at 7:30 p.m., closing on Sunday with a 2 p.m. matinee.
    “We have worked very hard,” Caywood said, adding that it has truly been a community project.

  • Officials question condition of horses

    It’s been more than a year since court-ordered restrictions for having horses on their property expired, but more horses have been found in alleged poor condition at Dinah and Haskel Risner’s farm.
    Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Peak said when he arrived at the Oddville-Sunrise Road farm Sunday afternoon he found two horses down, including one that was lying in the road.
    “It had collapsed at the fence and slid under the fence, off of an earth embankment and into the road,” Peak said.