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Today's News

  • Church News

    BENSON UNITED
    METHODIST
    The Scholarship Fellowship will be held Sunday, March 10 at 6 p.m. at Benson United Methodist Church. Please attend to support the students.

    SALEM CHURCH
    OF CHRIST
    The  community is invited to join us at Salem Church of Christ, Salem Pike for a Good Friday service of praise, prayer and reflection on March 29 at 7 p.m.
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  • Amazing grace, how sweet it is

    If you want to experience “Amazing Grace,” you can buy a 24-ounce bottle for $32 ($17 for eight ounces) at places like Ulta or Sephora.
    Made by a company called philosophy, Amazing Grace is the name of their shampoo. On the bottle, philosophy writes its philosophy on grace as follows:

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, March 7
    Appal Seeds Workshop. Thursday, March 7 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. This workshop will delve into the details surrounding heirloom tomato seeds from Appalachia. Participants will need to pre-register by calling 234-4881 or by stopping by the library’s front desk.
    FRIDAY, March 8

  • CEO offers job opportunities for persons with disabilities

    Community Employment Opportunity continues to work with disabled citizens to find work during hard times.
    The late Francis Quinn Morris laid the foundation for Community Employment Opportunities in 1977 when she developed an organization for those persons with mental disabilities.
    “My sister, Lorrie, had been diagnosed with down syndrome,” said Jeannette Quinn Bracken, daughter of Francis. “My mother started thinking about what Lorrie was going to do after high school.”

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  • Kentucky Bank parent announces dividend

    Kentucky Bancshares Inc., parent holding company for Kentucky Bank, announced last week the quarterly dividend to shareholders.  
    The payout will be 24 cents per share, up from 23 cents for the previous quarter. This payment will be made March 29 to shareholders of record March 20, 2013.

  • $110 million upgrade to Commonwealth Stadium

    FRANKFORT – Although the Kentucky House of Representatives considers a wide variety of bills during any given week of a legislative session, there are times when broad themes emerge.  We had three last week, and they affected our universities, our farmers and our legal system.

  • Hooking an Heirloom

    It’s been years since Rita Glascock discovered an unfinished hooked rug that her mother started.

    “I promised myself I’d finish it in memory of her,” said the woman who spent her entire working career in health care.

  • So... hows business?

    How’s business?
    That’s a question I often get asked. Now, whether they are asking just as greeting or truly want to know how the newspaper business is going is anyone’s guess.
    My response is generally that it’s all good.
    In light of reports of newspapers having to reduce staff and even close in some instances, and all media for that matter, makes the “How’s business?” question much more relevant these days.
    It’s been a tough economy all over. Many people have found themselves or a spouse without jobs.