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  • Kentucky joins lifesaving ‘Yellow dot’ program

    Gov. Steve Beshear announces the launch of Kentucky’s Yellow Dot program, designed to improve emergency care to motorists involved in a vehicle crash.
    The “dot” - a circular yellow sticker on the lower left corner of the driver’s side rear window - alerts emergency responders that a pamphlet with identification and medical information about the motorist is in the glove box. Smaller stickers are available for placement on motorcycle license plates.

  • Operation R.A.I.D. designed to save lives during holiday season

    With fatalities on Kentucky’s roadways up compared to last year’s statistics, the Kentucky State Police are implementing Operation R.A.I.D. (Remove Aggressive, Impaired and Distracted drivers from Kentucky Roadways) in an effort to save lives and reduce injury-related crashes during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday season.

  • Commission defers action on paving Whitt Way/Riverside Drive

    Becky Barnes,

    Ways to proceed with plans to repave Whitt Way/Riverside Drive were proposed at Tuesday’s Cynthiana City Commission meeting.
    City attorney John Lair said all parties involved had signed documents to turn the road over to the city.
    Commissioner Mark Mattmiller reminded the commission that the city agreed that work would be done to bring the road up to the city’s standards before it would take it into the city road system.

  • Central Christian Church opens Lord’s Kitchen two Saturdays each month

    Kelly McKinney,
    News Writer

    As the cold weather sets in, a Cynthiana church is providing hot meals a couple days each month to those who need one.
    The Central Christian Church is opening its “Lord’s Kitchen” for the first time. The kitchen will be open two Saturdays each month, offering soup and sandwiches to those who stop by.
    Benny Northcutt, who initiated the project, said the church wants to help the community in any way it can.

  • Relay for Life to host quarter auction on Saturday

    Kelly McKinney,
    News Writer

    As the Harrison County Relay for Life committee has shown before, quarters can make a  change.
    The committee has held a quarter auction the past five years, bringing in money to help local cancer patients each year. It will do so again this Saturday, and fundraising co-chair Jeni Valentine said she expects the auction to be a lot of fun for those who attend.
    “Everybody looks forward to it,” she said.

  • Christmas angels available for ‘adoption’ through Dec. 1

    The Christmas Angels program is gearing up for the 2015 holiday season, seeking to help over 400 needy Harrison County children. The program has been a traditional part of the holiday season for over 25 years in Harrison County, regularly helping hundreds of local families.
    Christmas Angels acts as a supplement to a family’s Christmas budget, allowing needy children to experience a side of Christmas they might not otherwise see. The program is available to any Harrison County child from preschool age through 12th grade.

  • Carter retiring after 32 years as ag agent, Barnes to step in

    Becky Barnes,

    Long-time Harrison County Extension Agent Gary Carter is retiring after the first of the year. However, his successor is no stranger to Harrison County or Extension programs.
    Jessica Barnes, who is the Extension’s horticulture agent, will step into Carter’s shoes.
    Carter, 63, came to Harrison County as the “ag agent” on Dec. 13, 1983. He grew up in Bourbon County, but claims proudly he is now a Harrison Countian.