Today's News

  • HMH ranked 20th in Best Places to Work in Kentucky

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) was recognized and honored at the Best Places to Work in Kentucky Seventh Annual Awards Dinner on April 20 at the Lexington Convention Center. The final rankings were announced at the event, and HMH ranked number 20 out of 39 in the large business category section.

  • National Nursing Week
  • Crawford becomes consultant with Tastefully Simple

    Lindsey Crawford of Falmouth has become an independent consultant with Tastefully Simple Inc., a national direct sales company featuring more than 60 delicious, easy-to-prepare foods.
    As an independent business owner. Crawford offers delicious food samples at home taste-testing parties, along with easy ideas for everyday meals, recipes, serving suggestions and fun. All of Tastefully Simple’s products are open-and-enjoy or can be prepared by adding only one or two ingredients.

  • Young man drowns at Robinson

    A call for help was made to dispatch yesterday around 7:20 p.m., after a group of buddies’ afternoon of fun turned deadly when Brandon Holbert, 20, jumped from the dam in Robinson to the upper side of the dam.
    “We were told by the group  that the young man jumped into the deep water on the upper side of the dam and the current pulled him back over the top of the dam,” said Harrison County Sheriff Bruce Hampton.
    Friends tried giving CPR to Holbert before EMS arrived but were unsuccessful.

  • Sleeping like a lamb

    Sara Dunham and her lamb “Lyla” take it easy in the shade after a morning filled meeting new faces at the annual Homemakers Day event. The annual event was held Friday at the Harrison County Courthouse lawn. The Beef Cattle Association was also preparing steaks and burgers.

  • Readers, let us know what you think about...

    Perhaps you don’t agree with a letter or a column here on the Viewpoint page.
    Maybe you think the newspaper or its editor have taken it to far by printing someone’s opinion.
    In recent weeks I’ve heard some mumbling to that effect.
    My response has to be that I would no more deny publication of a letter to the editor than I would ask a librarian to remove a book from the shelf.
    There is the exception of libel and good taste with regards to letters.
    There are a few rules, but we try to limit those.

  • Leaders say no to 14% pay increase

    The proposed 14 percent pay increase for recreation director Rick Chasteen was voted down last week by the Cynthiana-Harrison County Recreation Board, but not before long-time board chairman Dr. Rick Arnold walked away.
    On the agenda for the special meeting was the reappointment of long-expired board members. Arnold’s term expired two years ago. When Cynthiana Mayor Steve Moses announced that Arnold had been reappointed, Arnold swiftly noted that he had not been reappointed in two years.
    “It’s not exactly a vote of confidence,” Arnold said.

  • School Menus

    May 16-20
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Biscuits, sausage, jelly, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: No School
    WEDNESDAY: Waffles w/syrup, bacon, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Cinnamon french toast w/syrup, bacon, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    FRIDAY: Cereal, toast, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.


  • Whitney Lynn Beckett
  • Signs of facebook envy

    The condition has a name: Facebook Envy.
    It’s symptoms include twinges of resentment, pangs of self-pity and thoughts of “Why not me?”
    Some blame it on technology itself, although the condition has been around since B.C. — Before Computers.
    For those not familiar with Facebook, it’s a Website where friends, which can be people you actually know or people you might sort of know, post news or random thoughts or pithy messages for their friends and sometimes the general cyber public to read.