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Today's News

  • School board goes with 4% tax hike

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

  • Cedar Ridge celebration
  • Motorist alert: Fall harvest increases number of slow-moving vehicles on rural roadways

    As harvest season gets underway across Kentucky, there is an increased likelihood that drivers will more frequently encounter slow-moving farm equipment on the roadways. The staff of Kentucky Farm Bureau urges motorists to slow down and share the road this fall, especially in celebration of National Farm Safety and Health Week, Sept. 21-27.

  • BBB warns of persistent phone scam using IRS name

    Better Business Bureau® serving Central and Eastern Kentucky has received dozens of reports from consumers this week who received scam phone calls from persons alleging to be officers with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

  • School Menus

    Sept. 22-26
    * 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.

  • Preening the garden

    All in all we have had a decent summer with reasonable temperatures and adequate rainfall. I think the marker for the summer of 2014 can go to the weeds!  
    So as you address some fall weeding chores you may also want to do a little preening to give some of your annuals and perennials a facelift for fall.
    As we descend into fall, annuals and perennials will rebound but first we need to get rid of the old, ragged growth.

  • Knight-Hinton to marry Sept. 20

    The parents of Staci L. Knight and Andrew L. Hinton announce the upcoming marriage of their children on Sept. 20, 2014 at 3 p.m. at Leesburg Christian Church.
    The parents of Staci are Marlane K.  Linville of Cynthiana and Gregory T. Knight (Connie) of Sardina, Ohio. She is the granddaughter of Patricia L. Linville of Cynthiana and the late Marvin E. Linville, and the late Milton C. and Ann Knight of Cynthiana.

  • More cooks needed for BBQ Cook Off

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The annual Harrison County Barbecue Cook-Off is looking for a few more cooks, said Karen Adams, chair of Champions for a Drug Free Harrison County.

  • Governor signs bills in Cynthiana

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear visited Cynthiana Monday morning  to ceremonially sign into law two bills that will benefit Kentucky farmers and the state’s charitable food banks at the same time.

  • LVBPW seeking award nominations

    The Licking Valley Business and Professional Women (LVBPW) is seeking nominations for three awards that are given locally and will also be presented to the State.
    Local awards will be given during a luncheon held in October 2014.
    The three awards are: Woman of Achievement, Woman of the Year, and Business Equity.