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Today's News

  • community calendar

    THURSDAY, March 16
    Book Babies. Thursday, March 16 at 11 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Story time for our youngest patrons. Recommended for birth to 18 months.
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Thursday, March 16 at Community Action Headstart at 10 a.m.

    FRIDAY, March 17
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, March 17 at Cynthiana Baptist Daycare.

    SATURDAY, March 18

  • Girl Scouts 105th Birthday
  • ‘Blue Light’ bill passes Senate; will increase highway safety in Kentucky

    The Senate gave approval to a measure prohibiting motor vehicles from being equipped with blue lights, which are distinctively used by law enforcement.  House Bill 74, sponsored by Rep. Donna Mayfield, R-Winchester, seeks to ensure that drivers are able to make a clear distinction between law enforcement and private vehicles, giving them the ability to respond accordingly in appropriate circumstances.

  • Deadline for Leopold Conservation award nominations in Kentucky is April 1

    Kentucky farmers are reminded that applications for the 2017 Leopold Conservation Award in Kentucky are due by April 1.
    “The Leopold Conservation Award promotes an ethic of voluntary conservation and land stewardship,” Commissioner Quarles said. “It recognizes farmers who go the extra mile to care for their land so that it will care for them in return. We are proud to be a part of this important program.”

  • Juan-Carlos Aycinena joins HMH consulting staff

    Harrison Memorial Hospital welcomes Juan-Carlos Aycinena, M.D., to the HMH medical staff. Dr. Aycinena is a nephrologist with UK Healthcare who joined Dr. Jonathan Webb to provide an additional nephrology clinic at the HMH Specialty Clinic.
    A nephrologist is a physician who has been trained in the diagnosis and management of kidney disease by regulating blood pressure, regulating electrolytes, balancing fluids in the body and administering dialysis.

  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Upright monument
    6. Likewise
    9. *Eagle’s talon
    13. *Entrances to groundhogs’ burrows
    14. Objective male pronoun
    15. CuraÁao neighbor
    16. Islam’s Supreme Being
    17. A in IPA
    18. More silent
    19. *Beaver-like rodent
    21. *a.k.a Brown bear
    23. Popular Thanksgiving tuber
    24. SWAT attack
    25. Between game and match
    28. O. Henry’s “The Gift of the ___”
    30. Make numb
    35. ____sack

  • All-District Band Clinic
  • Crape Myrtles and full disclosure about Toby

    It is time for some catch up and reminders etc. First off, we are all beginning to think spring and planting and flowering shrubs. So, it is a great time to make our plans to put out one or more Crape Myrtles. There are folks who took up that suggestion last fall and planted and during the winter have had occasion to let me know. I have heard from readers in such varied locations as our big box store, restaurants, grocery, church—lots of places.

  • Viewpoint

    It’s so refreshing that the fine arts are apparently making a resurgence at Harrison County High School.
    Next weekend students from HCHS, along with several students from the middle school and the four elementary schools in the district, will  put on four performances of The Wizard of Oz.