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Today's News

  • Score 'N' More
  • Nighthawks migrating south

    It was late summer in 2005 when I experienced nighthawks for the first time.  In fact, it was the only time I had seen them peppering the sky until last weekend.  
    On both occasions it was late afternoon, but this year the sky was bright so we watched the nighthawks against a clear blue back ground as they moved about.  
    Since I had seen and identified the nighthawks back in 2005, I knew immediately what was in the sky as more then  two dozen birds soared about in mesmerizing configurations.

  • Reunions

    HCHS CLASS OF 1964
    The Harrison County High School Class of 1964 will be having its 50th class reunion Oct. 17 and 18.    
    Activities will begin at 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 17, with a guided tour of Harrison County High School.  
    After the tour, an informal evening will be held at The Vault, which will begin at 6 p.m.   

  • Perraut hosts September meeting, Ross presents program

    The Falmouth Road Homemakers met Sept. 3 at the home of Pat Perraut with the lesson on gardening given by Phyllos Ross. The Falmouth Road Homemaker group is one of the original homemaker groups in Harrison County.
    The club currently has 16 members and meet on the first Wednesday of every month from September through May. Those interested in attending a homemaker group are always welcome. You can speak with a current member of the homemaker group to find out the next meeting place and enjoy a day filled with laughter, fun, food, and education.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Corbin Augustus Power, Aug.  31, son of Doug and Nickie Power; Ashley Ann Cer’e Worrell, Sept. 15, daughter of Tony and Christine Worrell.
    Officials of Fifth-Third Bank are looking at several options for the soon-to-be vacant Main Street property. One choice is for the building to be donated to the City of Cynthiana for its City Hall. Fifth-Third’s new building is under construction on US 27 South. The Main Street property will be appraised and a decision will follow.

  • Tatum Todd Lail

     Tatum Todd Lail was born to Austin Ishmael Lail and Kaitlin Ann Johnson of Cynthiana on Sept. 17, 2014 at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington.
    She weighed 7 lbs. 2 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Todd and Darla Johnson of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Terry Johnson and the late Barbara Johnson, Bob and Patsy Lilley, Joan Gaunce and the late Russell Gaunce; maternal great-great grandparents are Lucille Johnson, the late Beverly Johnson, and the late Reynolds Gaunce.

  • Fox Run Produce and Education Center to offer class in green building

    Fox Run Produce and Education Center, a sustainable farm, located in Falmouth, Ky., will be offering the class Build a Low Cost, Green, Off Grid Home in October. This hands-on class will take place at the farm. Participants will take a tour of the farm viewing green construction, low cost building techniques, and alternative energy systems. Participants will also receive a copy of “Build a Green Home for $25,000” by Ame Vanorio.
    For more information visit www.foxrunproduce.com/green-buildings-class.

  • Columbia Gas of Kentucky upgrading meter reading technology

    Columbia Gas of Kentucky is investing in new technology to improve the quality of the company’s meter reading process by installing radio-based Automated Meter Reading (AMR) devices across the Cynthiana area.
    Starting this week and continuing throughout the fall, Columbia Gas of Kentucky will be installing approximately 1,600 devices to residential and commercial meters in the Cynthiana area. Postcards will be mailed to customers approximately 2-4 weeks ahead of installation at their location.

  • McKinley passes Kentucky Bar Exam

    Mikel D. McKinley, Jr. recently passed the Kentucky Bar Exam.
    Results from the bar examination were announced Friday, Sept 26, 2014. He will be officially sworn in Oct. 16, in Frankfort.
    McKinley graduated from Harrison County High School in 1999. He also graduated from the University of Kentucky with a bachelor in business in 2004. He obtained his MBA from EKU in 2006 and was admitted to UK College of Law in 2011. He  graduated May 2014. He took the bar exam in July.

  • Walker begins her degree at MCTC/LVC

    Melinda Walker, MCTC assistant professor of psychology,  teaches general, developmental, and abnormal psychology classes online and in person at the Licking Valley Campus and the Donald W. Kiser--Paris Extension.