Today's News

  • Thankful for beautiful violets

    If one of our readers knows why African Violets choose to bloom, full gorgeous blooms in the dead of winter, please share the reason with us.
    For whatever reason, every year around the middle of a cold and disagreeable January, my violets perk themselves up and produce marvelous, vivid flower stems.
    This afternoon, I even noticed that my two shamefully ignored violets out here in the patio enclosure were giving off beautiful color.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Sindole Nicole Gifford, Dec. 15, daughter of Les and Rebecca Burden Gifford; Alexis Jane Hill, Dec. 8, daughter of Chris and Susan Hill; Hunter Lewis Kiskaden, Dec. 31, son of Amber Soard and Paul Kiskaden.

  • HMH provides neurological diagnostic testing

    In May, HMH expanded its neurology services to include two physicians, Dr. Maria Pavez and Dr. Jalil Shojaei at the HMH Specialty Clinic.

  • 1996 teams to be honored on Jan. 21

    Harrison County High School will be honoring several groups of former students between games of a boys varsity--junior varsity basketball double-header on Jan. 21, 2017.
    On that night, the HCHS Thorobreds will host the Bracken County Polar Bears, with the JV game starting at 6 p.m.
    At the conclusion of that game, the following 1996 teams and other groups will be honored as a part of their 20th Anniversary celebration:
    • The 1996 37th District and 10th Region champion Thorobreds basketball team.

  • Seventeen reasons to attend a KCTCS College in 2017

    Many Kentuckians are thinking about beginning or returning to college this year. To help them make that decision, here are 17 reasons to attend a KCTCS college in 2017.
    • KCTCS has the lowest tuition in Kentucky – less than half the cost of four-year universities.
    • Our colleges are close to home. There is a KCTCS college within a 30-minute drive of 95 percent of all Kentuckians.
    • You’d be in good company. We are Kentucky’s largest provider of postsecondary education. Nearly half of all undergrads in Kentucky attend KCTCS.

  • 2016 was a very good year for Cynthiana Main Street

    As I completed my 2016 annual report for Cynthiana Main Street, I was in awe of all the great things that our community accomplished. It was definitely a stellar year for Cynthiana and Cynthiana Main Street is proud to be a part of this community and its up-rising.
    The mission of Cynthiana Main Street is to help revitalize our downtown. It is our aim to help stimulate economic development and investment in downtown. It is our aim to promote a positive image of our downtown.
    I feel Cynthiana Main Street did an amazing job fulfilling our mission in 2016.

  • Honor Roll

    The Southside Elementary Honor Roll for the second nine-weeks includes:

    4th Grade
    Dominic Barajas, Madison Paige Barton, Jayden Boyers, Trey Bramel, Kylee Brinker, *Cadence Buckler, Cheyenne Bullock, *John Thomas Combs, Sidney Cummings, Audrey Dawson, Trenton Noah Ford, *Ashlee Foxworth, *Rece Grubb, *Alyssa Hall, Lyrik Nivaiah Hively, Mason King, Izabella Logan;

  • School Menus

    Jan. 16-20
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: No School.
    TUESDAY: Choice of: Six count mini donuts or cereal and yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Choice of: Blueberry bakery bread or cereal and string cheese; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Choice of: Mini pancakes or cereal or Poptart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    FRIDAY: Choice of: Breakfast bun or cereal and yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.

  • Viewpoint

    I really don’t think I have had my head in the sand, but I was astonished at the number of felony drug cases from 2016.
    While I was researching information for a sentencing story that appears in today’s issue, I found where 30 individuals had been sentenced for drug crimes in 2016 and another seven the first week of January for offenses committed last year.
    These are just the felony cases that go through circuit court.
    I would have to guess there were that many, or more, in district court.
    There are no social boundaries for drug abuse.

  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle Solution