Today's News

  • What is God like?

    Here’s a question for you: What is God like? From your gut, how would you characterize him?
    A number of years ago, Baylor University conducted a survey, asking people to choose words that described how they characterized God and his level of anger and also their perceived level of his involvement in the world.
    The researchers concluded that Americans viewed God in four distinct ways:

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, March 30
    Navigate Your Health Care. Thursday, March 30 at 11 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Learn how to navigate your health care through Bluegrass Care Navigators - Kelly Kendall will host this program. Pre-registration is not required.

    MONDAY, April 3
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, April 3 at Harrison County Adult Center at 10:30 a.m.; Hillside Apartments, 3:30 p.m.

    TUESDAY, April 4

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    1. Bunch of VIPs?
    6. Parents + teachers, acr.
    9. Sour milk sign
    13. Meltable abode
    14. Oui
    15. Jessica Rabbit’s true love
    16. Fix a program
    17. Hi-____
    18. Assuage
    19. *Where Tom Hanks was sleepless
    21. *Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr’s liaison
    23. Jack Kerouac, or ____ Paradise
    24. Medieval domain
    25. Roll of bills
    28. Inauguration event
    30. Like olden day toy
    35. Bypass
    37. Encore!
    39. Blood line

  • Open meetings of public officials is vital to our freedom

    I was out of town last week and missed the opportunity to commemorate one of the most important laws adopted by our forefathers.
    Last week was “Sunshine Week,” which celebrates the Sunshine Law. In Kentucky, that’s the Open Meetings, Open Records Law. Federally, it’s the Freedom of Information Act.
    The Sunshine Laws are to help everyone -- not just idealistic journalists -- ensure an accountable government.

  • Bluegrass Care Navigators receives Toyota grant for school Grief Support Project

    Bluegrass Care Navigators, formerly Hospice of the Bluegrass, has received a $10,000 grant from Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky (TMMK) for a Grief Support Project. The funds will provide education, hands-on training and a wide array of resources to key school personnel in the Fayette and Scott County School Systems in order to help the grieving children in their districts.

  • School Menus

    MONDAY: Choice of: Chicken ‘n waffle or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Choice of: 6 count mini donuts or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Choice of: Cinnamon bread or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Choice of: Mini cinnis or cereal or Pop-tart and yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.

  • Search and Rescue purchases new boat

    The Harrison County Search Team was able to purchase a 19’ Tracker Boat with a 60 hp Mercury motor and trailer Through a KYEM grant. The grant was 100 percent funded by a Kentucky Emergency Management grant and will be used by the Search and Rescue Team for water rescue and recoveries. The boat was purchased from Stokley’s Marine at a cost of $18,342.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Jonus Levi Palmer, Feb. 6, son of David M. and Laira Palmer; Jayden Dawn Roach, March 4, daughter of Steven and Rebecca Roach.
    The Lions Club Charity Auction hits the airwaves for its 50th year.
    The Harrison County Middle School sixth, seventh and eighth grade bands earn Distinguished Ratings at the District 7 Middle School Band Assessment inn Lexington. The bands are under the direction of Laura Gregg.

  • Property Transfers

    General Warranty Deed: Alan Curtis Fitzpatrick and Shannon Gay Fitzpatrick to Dixie D. Stone and Matthew T. Stone, property at 5710 Ky. Hwy. 32 W, $279,000.