Today's News

  • Community Service Block Grant Plan and Budget available for public review

    Community Action Council for Lexington-Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison and Nicholas Counties announces that its 2017-2018 Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) Plan and Budget Proposal is available for public review. The plan reflects assessment of low-income community needs and the Council’s CSBG budget for July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017 as well as projected outcomes for the same period.

  • Grant helps adult students earn college credit

    Adult Kentuckians who are interested in taking college classes may be eligible for a Go Higher Grant from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).
    The maximum award amount is $1,000.
    Recipients must be at least 24 years old and be enrolled less than half-time at a participating Kentucky college. They must show financial need and must be U.S. citizens, nationals or permanent residents. They must also be working on their first undergraduate degree.

  • LBAR announces Harrison County real estate sales in 2017 first quarter

    Residential real estate sales by members of the Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS® (LBAR) positively impacted the Harrison County economy in first quarter 2017 with 34 reported sales totaling $3,773,664. Sales continue to be a driving force in Harrison County economy.


    A story in the March 30 issue of The Cynthiana Democrat incorrectly identified Donald Herrington as being part of the fall drug round-up. Herrington was actually arrested following a traffic stop.

  • Harrison County Skills Chapter competes in Regional competition

    Recently, 22 members of the Harrison County Skills Chapter competed in the Regional Skills USA Competition. On April 19, six members will go on to the State Skills USA Conference in Louisville.
    Those headed to state competition next week are: Spencer Gray, Cab Making Design; William Mattox, Carpentry 1; Trent Evans, Job Skill Demo Open; Elliot Rognstad, Precision Machining; Colton Underwood, Welding 1; and Kyle Robinson, Wood Sculpture.
    Below are the regional winners:

  • School Menus

    MONDAY: Choice of: Cinnamon crumb cake or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Choice of: Pancake sausage or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Choice of: Mini cinnis or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Choice of: Breakfast bun or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.

  • Harrison Memorial Hospital
  • Abuse Of Opioids Costing Businesses Millions

    (Dr. Matt McCarty is a board certified, fellowship trained physician specializing in chronic pain management. he founded Genotox Laboratories (www.genotoxlabs.com), a rapidly growing national reference lab providing medication monitoring services through urine drug screen confirmations and pharmacogenomics testing)

        As the children of Brian and Courtney Halye found themselves preparing for school one morning in March, they began to worry because their parents still had not made it out of their bedroom.

  • Viewpoint

    It was interesting to read this week that the greatest golfer of all time is something less than mechanically inclined.
    According to his wife, Barbara, Jack Nicklaus has been disparagingly tagged with the nickname, ‘Handy Jack.’
    She made the comment that her father was a whiz at repairing any and everything around the house when she was growing up and she thought that all men could do those things.
    She then related a story of how she asked Jack to attach a simple shelf to the inside of a cabinet door to hold spices, cups or something of that ilk.

  • Church News

    Everyone is invited to attend Easter services at City on a Hill at 10:30 a.m. and Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 16. After services an Easter picnic and gospel music will be held at Flat Run Veterans Park, Cynthiana, at 2 p.m.
    City on a Hill evening services are held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.; Sunday services are at 10:30 a.m. and at 6 p.m.
    Services are held at the Center at 201 N. Second St., Berry, Ky.
    For more information call 859-954-1573 or 859-954-0579.