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Today's News

  • Academic briefs

    Benjamin and Logan Baarlaer earned first honors for the second quarter at Covington Latin School.
    They are the sons of Joe and Melissa Baarlaer of Berry, Ky.

  • Band students participate in festival
  • Citizens Police Academy to be held at MCC/LVC

    The Kentucky State Police in Dry Ridge will be hosting its annual Citizens Police Academy starting on Thursday, March 7, at the Maysville Community College in Cynthiana. The classes run for 11 weeks from 7-9 p.m. every Thursday evening with a graduation ceremony on May 16, 2013.

  • McDonald’s offers assistance in Relay’s fight against cancer

    Fourteen McDonald’s restaurants from across Kentucky will be serving up hope along with their menu items through donations to local Relay For Life events. 

    On Thursday, Feb. 28, various McDonald’s will donate 50 cents from each value meal and salad sold between 5-7 p.m.

  • MCTC-LVC student named KAACE Student of the Year

    Lois Martin, a freshman, attending college at MCTC- Licking Valley Campus, has been named the 2012 Kentucky Association for Adult and Continuing Education (KAACE) Student of the Year.
    Martin was selected from the 9,469 individuals who earned their General Educational Development (GED) Diploma in 2012. Her selection was based on achievement, commitment, and dedication to education.

  • Writing contest submissions needed

    MCTC, Licking Valley Campus -- Spring is nearly here and that can only mean one thing: The Fifth Annual Licking River Writers Writing Contest at Licking Valley Campus.

    The Fifth Annual Writing Contest is open to both children and adults and includes the following categories:

  • Put late winter pruning on your to-do list

    In a fit of gratitude, I made a list of the things I loved about my life the other day.  
    I managed eight solid things, none were frivolous; and one prompted the whole exercise: I love warm February days.  
    This beautiful February day set into motion a very productive weekend.  
    It felt so good to get some good old-fashioned garden clean up done with my husband by my side and the sheep grazing freely about.  
    It makes you feel optimistic about the rest of your life.

  • Cynthiana Furniture branching out

    Cynthiana Furniture will now be offering a wide selection of new, affordable furniture for customers in hard economical times.

    The story behind Donald Northcutt and his furniture store may be as interesting as the fact that he will now be carrying new furniture.

  • Kentucky Soil and Water Conservation Society offering fruit trees for sale

    The Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society is offering a limited supply of cherry, pear, plum, and apple trees for sale for $20 each through March 25. These are fine varieties for home and garden use, carefully selected for Kentucky growing conditions. Support the Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter of SWCS and experience the joy of growing your own fruit. Select from the following varieties:

  • When perfect isn’t enough

    A few weeks ago, I watched a movie on TV called “The Perfect Family.”
    Right away, just by the title, you know they’re not perfect.
    The main character is Eileen, the mother of the family. A devout Catholic, she attends Mass every day, and at confession she confesses every sin she can think of down to her gossipy thoughts.
    She serves communion and delivers food to the homebound. She’s careful to pray before meals and keeps a family altar in her home.