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Today's News

  • Another year in animal husbandry

    I use this annual reflection to track our record of animal husbandry since we began raising a few hens for a personal egg supply in 2007.  
    Those few hens turned into over 100 in a few short years.  It was contagious, I suppose, as our taste for productivity grew and we added not only more eggs but meat chicken and lamb to the mix.  
    I think one of the most provocative questions there is for small scale producers comes from folks who say “How can you kill them?”  My answer is that I don’t.  

  • HCHS Speech team place sixth in Western Kentucky University Invitational Tournament

    The Harrison County Speech Team had four members participate in the two-day Western Kentucky University Invitational Tournament.
    WKU hosted 26 teams from six states with almost 300 competitors.  
    HCHS speech team placed sixth at this tournament.   
    To put this in perspective, four of the top six teams had 25 or more members competing, so this was a phenomenal job on the part of the following four competitors: Jacob Sanders, Ross Smith, Jesse Klapheke, and Katie Stein, said Coach Laura Sanders.  

  • Safety is top consideration when using portable heaters

    By Benita Peoples, Co. extension agent for family and consumer science
    Small space heaters are typically used when the main heating system is inadequate or when central heating is too costly to install or operate. In some cases, small space heaters can be less expensive to use if you only want to heat one room or supplement inadequate heating in one room. They can also boost the temperature of rooms used by individuals who are sensitive to cold, especially elderly persons, without overheating your entire home.

  • Explanation of the Homemaker emblem

    Curry Homemakers
    This emblem is composed of four concentric circles which typify the home, the state, the nation and the organization.
    The hearth fire in the center symbolizes the home and expresses the spirit of the finer attributes of the home, such as fellowship, hospitality, comfort, peace and protection.
    The oak leaf symbolizes the strength of the home; the lamp of knowledge, the wisdom with which a home and family must be created; the wheat productivity and richness of family and community life.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Anah Carol Switzer, Jan. 4, daughter of Daniel and Carol Switzer; Kyle David Bush, Dec. 28, son of David and Kimberly Burden Bush; Emily Beth Harney, Dec. 29, daughter of Shawnia Harney and Gale Drake; Alisha Nicole Ellis, Nov. 26, daughter of Tom and Patti Ellis.
    Harrison County wrestlers places second in the  Conner Invitational held at Hebron.

  • Leith to attend Hillsong International Leadership College in Australia

    Ted Leith, son of Thomas and Anna Leith of Cynthiana, is on his way to Sydney, Australia, in January to attend Hillsong International Leadership College for the next three years. He will be studying to secure an advanced diploma of ministry in worship music, with a musician focus on the drum set.
    This is somewhat of a departure from his past performance ventures and educational percussive emphasis.

  • Four HMH general surgeons move to new location on first floor in the physician office building

    For your convenience, HMH asks you to park at either in Lots 4 and 5 located near the main hospital entrance. You then would enter the building by either the entrance next to the Open MRI (former emergency entrance) or the door marked physician office entrance. Once you have entered the building, follow the temporary signs to the new office location.
    The new location address is: HMH Physician Office Building, Suite 1D, 1210 KY Hwy 36E, Cynthiana, KY 41031.
    The main telephone number to schedule appointments is 859-234-1707.

  • LBAR continues book presentation in Harrison County

    This school year Realtors representing the Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS® (LBAR) visited several elementary schools in Harrison County including Eastside, Northside, Westside and Southside Elementary and presented a book on staying positive and overcoming challenges.

  • Leslie Asbury joins HMH medical staff

    The staff of Harrison Memorial Hospital announces the addition of Leslie Asbury, M.D., M.P.H., to its medical staff.    
    Asbury specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat). Otolaryngology, or ear, nose, and throat (ENT), is the branch of medicine and surgery that specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the head and neck. Asbury’s  practice will include both adult and pediatric medicine and surgical services in ear, nose and throat disorders.    

  • School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Sausage gravy and biscuit or cereal and yogurt, juice or fruit, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Mini cinnis on biscuit or cereal and yogurt, juice or fruit, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal and yogurt, juice or fruit, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Mini pancakes, strawberry splash or cereal and yogurt, fruit, choice of milk.
    FRIDAY: Scrambled egg patty on biscuit or cereal and yogurt, fruit, choice of milk.

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS