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Today's News

  • Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy renews Platinum sponsorship of Special Olympics Kentucky State Summer Games

    Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives have renewed their Platinum Sponsorship of the Special Olympics Kentucky State Summer Games for a fourth year. When initiated in 2013, the sponsorship made Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives the largest single Games sponsor for the program since 1999.
    The sponsorship agreement once again includes a presence for Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives at the State Summer Games, as well as at Area Track and Field Meets in service areas of Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives.

  • Academic briefs

    KCTCS
    The Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) announces its 2016 All-Academic Team and the Kentucky New Century Scholar. This marks the 15th year for the All-Academic team that celebrates the accomplishments of 32 KCTCS students, two students from each of the 16 colleges. These students are elected through a rigorous process based on scholarship, community service, activities and honors.

  • KYTC shares survival story during Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

    In recognition of May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Office of Highway Safety is taking a personal approach to encourage motorcyclists to use proper safety gear when traveling the roadways.
    “Just as we ask motorists to protect themselves with a seat belt, we ask motorcyclists to protect themselves with a USDOT-compliant helmet and other protective gear,” said KYTC Secretary Greg Thomas. “One of our own employees, Mike Jones, decided to share his story in hopes of saving lives.”

  • Author visit
  • Himes selected to represent Kentucky in Miss Earth pageant

    Cynthiana’s Katie Himes has been selected to represent Kentucky as Miss Earth Kentucky United States 2016 and will compete for the title of Miss Earth United States in Washington. D.C. at the end of July.
    The winner of that will go on to an international pageant. Last year’s pageant was held in Vienna, Austria. The pageant is acclaimed for searching for the most beautiful women of the Earth to serve as role models dedicated to upholding the advocacy to preserve and restore the Earth.

  • Piano students perform spring recital
  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, May 5
    Wild about Wildflowers (for K-8th). Thursday, May 5 at 4 p.m at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Will be learning about wildflowers from the KY Division of Forestry and creating art with the flowers. (A small snack will be served at 3:45 with program starting promptly at 4 p.m.). Pre-registration is appreciated and encouraged.
    Blood Drive. Thursday, May 5 from 2-6 p.m. at Eastside Elementary School, 1226 US Hwy. 62 East, Cynthiana, on the KBC Bloodmobile. Donors must be 17 years old. Donors will receive a $10 gift card.

  • IRS scam hitting Lexington area, including Cynthiana hard

    (Lexington,KY) -  Better Business Bureau® serving Central & Eastern Kentucky is warning central Kentuckians about a phone scam from con artists pretending to be with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

  • DG Schell new agents
  • Public Protection Cabinet observes Building Safety Month during May

    The Public Protection Cabinet’s Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction (DHBC) is observing Building Safety Month in Kentucky during May.
    Building Safety Month is an awareness campaign to help individuals, families and businesses understand what it takes to create safe, resilient, affordable and energy-efficient homes and buildings.