Today's News

  • Mulch, mold and fungi

    By Jessica Barnes, County extension agent for horticulture
    Mulch can be beneficial in many ways on plant beds, around foundation shrubs and other gardening locations in your yard, but mold can threaten its benefits.

  • Southside Elementary Health Fair
  • School Menus

    April 27-May 1
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Sausage gravy and biscuit or cereal and yogurt, juice or fruit, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Mini cinnis on biscuit or cereal and yogurt, juice or fruit, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal and yogurt, juice or fruit, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Mini pancakes, strawberry splash or cereal and yogurt, juice or fruit, choice of milk.

  • HMH ranked 5th in Best Places to Work in Kentucky

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) was recognized and honored at the Best Places to Work in Kentucky 11th annual Awards Dinner on April 14 at the Lexington Heritage Hall. The final rankings were announced at the event, and HMH ranked fifth out of 36 in the medium business category. This is the highest HMH  has ranked in the five years of participating in the awards program.

  • Recovering her Rainbow

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    After months spent recovering from an extended bout with Lyme disease, Kristin Grenier has decided she needs to get out of the house and take a nice, long walk — of about 2,650 miles.

  • Burglars ransack Berry residence

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    Burglars broke into a residence owned by Berry Mayor Kenneth Abner over the weekend and stole nearly 500 collectible model train engines and cars, among several other items, and caused thousands of dollars worth of damage to the building.

  • McIlvain retires as City Clerk

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    After 28 years of service to Cynthiana, city clerk Charleen McIlvain announced her retirement at the regular meeting of the city commission Tuesday evening.

  • Schools improve programs for students with ASD

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    There was once a time when a diagnosis of autism barred intelligent and capable children from the regular school classroom. There was a time when children did not get the help they needed because their form of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) went unrecognized and undiagnosed.

  • Licking Valley Singers welcomes high school group to show

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    Fans of the Licking Valley Singers (LVS) have a great excuse to catch both of its concert performances of “Pop Songs of the 60s and 70s” over the weekend of April 24.

  • KSP to conduct traffic safety checkpoints

    (Dry Ridge, KY) – The Kentucky State Police at Dry Ridge will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints throughout the post district. These checkpoints will be set up at designated areas on highways where statistics have shown an elevated number of vehicle crashes.
    During the checkpoints officers will be enforcing laws related to Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Drugs or Alcohol, Licensing of Motor Vehicles and Operators, Registration and Insurance Violations, Seat Belt and Child Restraint violations along with Motor Vehicle Equipment Violations.