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Today's News

  • House bill would allow students to self-administer insulin

    FRANKFORT – With this year’s legislative session passing the halfway point last week, the pace of legislation moving between the House and Senate is set to pick up significantly in the days ahead.

  • Donations needed to help surviving family from last week’s fatal fire

    Friends and family members of Patricia Kearns, who was killed in a tragic house fire last week, have established a memorial fund to help her family who was made homeless by the fire.
    Kearns was the only fatality in a house fire that occurred at 1273 Hick Hardy Road on  the border between Nicholas and Harrison counties.
    Not only did the fire claim Kearns’ life, it also left her husband, daughter Hannah Callahan, son-in-law and two grandsons homeless. The home was a complete loss.

  • Farmers’ Market season opening meeting

    The Harrison County Farmers’ Market will hold the first general meeting of 2014 at the Harrison County Extension Office on March 10 at 6:30 p.m.  Pizza, salad and drinks will be served during the meeting.
    Since this will be our first meeting of the year we ask for past members plus anyone else considering joining this year to attend this meeting. Market business will be discussed along with training required for new and existing members.

  • Diabetes diagnosis forces a change of habits

    I’m on this new healthy eating kick. Well, its not really new, but it’s been a long time on the back burner for me.
    When Dr. Wright delivers news sitting down, you know it’s serious.

  • HCHS speech team takes first in team efficiency at state tournament

    The HCHS speech team received first place in team efficiency in the state at the KESDA speech tournament last weekend.
    The following team members competed: Erin Bradford, Lauren Shepard, Harry Smith, Kellsie Kennedy, Wylie Caudill, Alycia Schaum, Ross Smith, Jared Thomas, Amber Schools, Jacob Sanders, Marie Bowen and Katie Stein.
    The team earned an average of 25 points per competitor making them the most efficient team in the state.  

  • All signs to be removed from state right of way

    The District 6 Office of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet reminds folks that campaign and other temporary advertising signage illegally placed on state highway rights of way will be removed to maintain safety.
    Rob Hans, chief district engineer for KYTC District 6 said, “With a local election gearing up, we tend to see a lot of signs placed along state right of way. Political signs and other advertising signs can block the view of drivers at intersections as they watch for oncoming traffic.”

  • Management changes at Farmers Deposit

    One of the duties of Farmers Deposit Bank chairman, president and CEO Brent Hoptry was to merge the Farmers National Bank of Cynthiana and Paris, and Carlisle Deposit Bank into one.
    “The ownership has not changed,” said Hoptry noting that Jim Brown remains owner of all properties.
    However, senior management did change. Greg Wills, who was the president of the Deposit Bank of Carlisle, is now the executive vice president and chief operating officer for Farmers Deposit.

  • Score 'N' More
  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Demaree Logan Lemons, Feb. 3, daughter of Wade and Amy Lemons; Abigail Paige Smith, Nov. 28, daughter of Jacob and Amy Smith.
    Seven women from the Community Education Center (CEC) hit $100,000 on the Kentucky Lottery Powerball game. Each will receive $14,285.71 before taxes or a little over $10,000 after taxes. They were Judy Feeback, Darlene Cummins, Lisa Grubb, Gina Owsley, Melissa Shepard, Vicky Faulkner and Patty Dacci.

  • Author to visit Pendleton County Public Library