Today's News

  • Columbia Gas of Kentucky upgrading meter reading technology

    Columbia Gas of Kentucky is investing in new technology to improve the quality of the company’s meter reading process by installing radio-based Automated Meter Reading (AMR) devices across the Cynthiana area.
    Starting this week and continuing throughout the fall, Columbia Gas of Kentucky will be installing approximately 1,600 devices to residential and commercial meters in the Cynthiana area. Postcards will be mailed to customers approximately 2-4 weeks ahead of installation at their location.

  • McKinley passes Kentucky Bar Exam

    Mikel D. McKinley, Jr. recently passed the Kentucky Bar Exam.
    Results from the bar examination were announced Friday, Sept 26, 2014. He will be officially sworn in Oct. 16, in Frankfort.
    McKinley graduated from Harrison County High School in 1999. He also graduated from the University of Kentucky with a bachelor in business in 2004. He obtained his MBA from EKU in 2006 and was admitted to UK College of Law in 2011. He  graduated May 2014. He took the bar exam in July.

  • Walker begins her degree at MCTC/LVC

    Melinda Walker, MCTC assistant professor of psychology,  teaches general, developmental, and abnormal psychology classes online and in person at the Licking Valley Campus and the Donald W. Kiser--Paris Extension.  

  • Dual credit classes are available at MCTC/LVC

    Dual Credit classes are one of the many educational opportunities available on the hilltop.  
    This means that high school juniors and seniors may take classes through Maysville Community and Technical College/Licking Valley Campus.  
    Dual credit classes are an advantage to students because they may take the class for high school graduation and earn hours toward a college degree.

  • MCTC first Kentucky community college to begin a NAMI on Campus organization

    The student organization NAMI On Campus, is a branch of the National Alliance of Mental Illness.
    This semester, Maysville Community and Technical College  will be the first community college campus to begin a NAMI on Campus organization. The group is having its inaugural meeting this semester.  
    There is only one other NAMI on Campus organization in Kentucky and it is on the U.K. campus.
    The mission of NAMI On Campus MCTC is to:
    1. Educate and increase awareness of mental health issues for students, faculty, and staff of MCTC.

  • Church Calendar 9-25-14

    On Sunday, Sept. 28 at 5:30 p.m., Cynthiana Presbyterian Church will be hosting a potluck supper and entertainment will follow. Astounding us that evening will be Richard Osterlind-Mentalist, entertainer and author. His show is one of the most mystifying, entertaining and up-lifting presentations one can imagine! Everyone is welcome.
    The church is located at 103 N. Main St. (across from the library). Parking is in the rear of the church. For more information call the church office at 234-2961.

  • Where is God when I hurt?

    I love my children and grandchildren as I know you do as well.

  • Moms in waiting

    Years ago, my friend Becky in Texas excitedly announced that her son was “only” smoking pot.
    She asked, “What kind of a mom gets excited because her kid is ‘only’ smoking pot?”
    The kind of mom whose kid had been doing cocaine and other hard drugs.

  • Fresh Georgia peaches with a smile — wink, wink

    Ernie and I had the privilege of getting to make a run to Florida last week to mix business with pleasure.
    Bay Horse Innovations, which is where Ernie is now working and is Cynthiana’s newest manufacturing operation, needed two of its farrier units delivered to Wellington, which is near West Palm Beach.
    Since Seth, our youngest, is living in Brandon, I decided to stow away for the opportunity to see him for the first time in four months.
    It was a whirlwind trip really. We left Friday afternoon and returned Tuesday evening.

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