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Today's News

  • Academic briefs

    Courtney Purcell, daughter of Bud and Patty Purcell, graduated from Asbury University with honors on My 7. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education.
    She will be teaching third grade at Deep Springs Elementary in Lexington in the fall.

  • Southside Field Trip
  • Producers reminded to file AGI consent forms with the IRS

    Kentucky USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director John W. McCauley, reminds producers that, in order to receive USDA program payments, each payment recipient must have an Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) verification consent form on file with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

  • Tips on how to provide shade from the blazing sun

    I can’t believe this heat already. I was hopeful that this summer was not going to be a repeat of last, but it looks like we are on track for some serious heat this summer.  
    Some vegetables will surely respond to temperatures in the 90’s … some will be good and some will be bad. I know we can’t change the ambient air temperature on a 90 degree day, but we can provide some shade for our plants on the hottest days of the summer with reasonable results.

  • Dairy Goat Awareness Week to be observed June 11-18

    Bourbon and Harrison County 4-H Goat Project Youth who raise dairy goats and area dairy goat breeders will celebrate Dairy Goat Awareness Week with the American Dairy Goat Association during the week of June 11.

  • Vacation Liberty School
  • Licking Valley Dental Associates welcomes Dr. Kerns to the staff

    Dr. James S. Clyde and members of the Licking Valley Dental Associates team welcome Harrison County’s own Dr. Christopher Kerns to the staff beginning June 1.
    Kerns will serve as the primary dentist on staff for the upcoming year under the guidance of Dr. Clyde.
    Kerns is a graduate of Morehead State University and the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry and is a product of the Harrison County High School class of 2001.   

  • Do you want to be our friend? Click yes or no

    Who hasn’t dreaded the choosing sides way of teaming up?
    Two “coaches” are selected and then those coaches choose from a pool of wanna-be players until the final player remains and the last coach to choose is stuck with the last player.
    I always feared not being liked enough to be picked in any draft and being the lone player left behind, which in theory would be the lesser athlete, but in reality is the least popular.
    We all want to be liked; from sporting activities to business.
    Life’s just that way.

  • May today be the beginning of a new journey

    Mr. Dotson, school board members, administrators, teachers, parents, family and especially the graduates in the class 2011: Good evening.  
    I first want to thank the class for allowing me to be the speaker this evening. I am honored and will attempt to keep it short and get you out of the heat.
    Just 25 years ago I was in your seats. At that time, we had graduation in the auditorium, the overflow was  in the library and both were extremely crowded. Lots of things have changed over the last 25.  

  • Commodore presented with Excellence in Nursing Award

    Adrene “Sissy” Commodore, LPN, Assistant Director of Nursing has been awarded the Excellence in Nursing Award by the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities. Commodore won this statewide award over other nurses nominated from nursing facilities, hospitals, physician offices and hospice organizations.