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Today's News

  • Elephant Stomp
  • Community Calendar 10-30-14

    THURSDAY, Oct. 30
    $5 Masquerade Jewelry and Accessories Sale.
    Thursday, Oct. 30 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the main lobby at Harrison Memorial Hospital. Proceeds to benefit Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    Drop In Crafternoon. Thursday, Oct. 30 from 4-5:30 p.m. for all ages. Program takes place in the basement of the Presbyterian church.

  • Root hosts October Omega meeting

    Charlene Dawson, president, opened the October meeting of Omega Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi at the home of Linda Root.
    Ten members and one guest were present. Dawson introduced member Bonnie Teater, who had the program for the evening.

  • Blue Grass Energy now offers outage texting

    Blue Grass Energy is pleased to offer a new program to its members -- outage texting. This new option will give members a faster, more direct way to report an interruption in their electric service.
    After verifying the cooperative has their correct phone number, members can enroll in the program by texting “bgoutage” to 85700.
    Then, if the member experiences a power outage, all they have to do is text “#out” to 85700, verify their location and their outage will be reported.

  • Election Day alcohol sales will be allowed in Cynthiana

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    All alcohol sales will be legal in Cynthiana during election day, said Cynthiana attorney John Lair at the regular city commission meeting Tuesday night.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Brooke Ashtyn Bennett, Oct. 18, daughter of Jeff and Janet Bennett; William Fredrick Cummins, Sept. 20, son of Linda Smith and Roy Lee Cummins; Isaiah Thomas Dahmer, Oct. 11, son of Stephen and Marilyn Dahmer; Dylan Hunter Joy, Sept. 15, son of Michael and Melissa Joy; Laurynn Saige Miracle, Oct. 12, daughter of Daniel and Develyn Miracle; Blake Alexander Northcutt, Oct. 11, son of Jeff and Brandy Northcutt.

  • Ode to Jack and the turnip

    It looks like this late turnip crop is going to be a good one thanks to cool temperatures and adequate rain fall.  
    I may even have some little ones ready in honor of Halloween this year, too, even though they will only be salad size.  
    What does the turnip have to do with Halloween you may ask? Well, they just may be more authentic than that pumpkin on the porch.  
    Pumpkins have been for sale for weeks and children have decided on costumes, but somewhere in the middle of it all is the story of All Hallow’s Eve.   

  • Local artist finding his way through new medium

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    When asked to talk about the subject matter in one of his paintings, local artist Ray Duke prefers to turn the inquiry back to the questioner. He enjoys it when his work evokes a response from viewers.

  • Kentuckians show heart: 1.5 million registered as organ/tissue donors

    Margaret Mead famously said, “Never doubt that a small group ofthoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”

  • School Menus

    Nov. 3-7
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

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