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Today's News

  • Get potted and cut blooms to last this Valentines

    Cut flowers are undoubtedly the most popular manifestation of showing your love for someone on Valentine’s Day, but potted flowering plants can do the trick, too.  
    Perhaps the potted bloom has the potential to remind your lover that the sentiment lasts all year … but what does it mean if you can’t get it to bloom again?  
    Is your love doomed? Of course not, but here are some tips just in case.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Emily Dawn Case, Jan. 6, daughter of Randall and Tonya Case; Taylor Nycole Lukins, Feb. 4, daughter of Aron Lukins and Jessica Kenyon; Brooklyn Kay Milner, Dec. 29, daughter of James and Christy Milner.
    Harrison County schools closes for the remainder of the week due to illness. There were 334 students absent on Wednesday.
    Killer caught after fleeing 15 years ago. The escapee was granted a three-day pass and never returned. He was caught in Texas under an alias name.

    25 years ago . . .

  • Marriage Licenses

    Jennifer Lynn Ritchie, 45, and Mark Anthony Carroll, 59, married Jan. 11, 2015.

    Catherine Michelle Addison Butcher, 18, and Kenneth Wayne Couch, 33, married Jan. 13, 2015.

    Lauren Danielle Elizabeth Ishmael, 22, and Dylan Keith Lakes, 23, married Jan. 24, 2015.

    Alice Diana Holland, 31, and David Paul Jones, 45, married Jan. 30, 2015.

    Helen Jean Bresnahan, 42, and William Bernard Tobin IV, married Jan. 31, 2015.

  • Cooper to be honored with 90th birthday celebration

    The public is invited to a 90th birthday celebration for Charlie Cooper on Saturday, Feb. 21. The event will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Cynthiana from 2-4 p.m. Bring a special memory or picture. No gifts please.
    To send a card: 90th Birthday, c/o Rhonda Strawzell, 207 W. Meadow Lane, Cynthiana, KY 41031.

  • Midterm class offering is an option for busy adults wanting to continue their education

    It is becoming more apparent that landing good jobs require credentialing education, and those who live in the Licking Valley have a golden opportunity to add to their college credits by taking classes right here at home.
    MCTC/Licking Valley Campus continues to work to find ways to offer classes that fit college work into busy people’s schedules.
    Midterm class offering is yet another option for busy adults who want to continue their education.
    The good news is that it’s not too late.

  • Soup Cook-off Winners
  • Tobacco meeting planned for Feb. 18

    The 2014 tobacco marketing season is about to come to an end. For some it has been a very troubling season and others were very satisfied.
    The 2014 season rewarded those who had contracts. Prices and grading seemed consistent from last year. For those who are unhappy, most occurred because of the lack of a contract. Most prices for un-contracted tobacco ran from $1.20 to $1.50. I am sure there are exceptions but in most  cases the tobacco sold for a small amount over the actual cost.

  • Uniform

    Air Force Airman 1st Class Cathy J. Chasteen graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
    Chasteen completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • Taylor named chief nursing officer at HMH

    In November, Traci Taylor was named the new chief nursing officer (CNO) at Harrison Memorial Hospital, following the retirement of Wendy Reeder in October.

  • School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: No School.
    TUESDAY: Mini cinnis 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
    MONDAY: Biscuit with gravy, sausage patty or cereal with toast, fruit, variety of milk and juice.