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Today's News

  • 3M investigation complete

    The state’s investigation following the death of a 3M employee is finished, but results have yet to be released.

    “Kentucky OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) has completed their investigation,” 3M plant manager Ann Getting said Tuesday morning.

    The investigation followed the death of Tammy Landrum, 39.

    Landrum suffered from static electric shock in the tape film department of the New Lair Road factory on May 6.

    She died four days later at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital.

     

  • Fisher files in school board race

    Mike Fisher has filed to seek election to the Harrison County Board of Education, Division 2.

     Fisher began his active involvement in the Harrison County School System in 1998 when his children enrolled in Eastside Elementary. He was a parent member of the Harrison County Middle School Site Base Decision Making Council from 2002 until 2007.

    During this time, the council hired the current HCMS principal, Michael McIntyre, and the assistant principal, Robin Glascock. 

  • Native American culture on display at pow-wow

    His Native American heritage has always been important to Clinton Gould.

    “It’s just something I’ve always taken to heart,” he said Monday morning. “I take great pride in who I am and where I come from...”

    It’s something Gould now plans to share with his fellow Harrison County residents.

    A full-blooded Ottawa Indian and a member of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa/Chippewa Indians of northern Michigan, Gould has coordinated Cynthiana’s first Pow-Wow event.

  • Harrison County to receive a $975 grant for local ag marketing program

    The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board approves the Licking River Valley RC&D for $975 in Harrison County Agricultural Development Funds for the promotion of area farms and agribusinesses.

    The goal of this project is to increase consumer awareness of agricultural products and services available in Harrison County. To promote area farms and agribusinesses a professional brochure and map will be created to list and show the locations of commodities and services of Harrison County agriculture.

  • A childhood relived

    Artisan Sally Cammack remembers a quieter, calmer lifestyle from her early years in Stearns, Ky.

    It is there that she was unknowingly developing images that would later appear on her popular hand-painted gourds.

    Cammack describes her designs as folk art or what she laughingly calls “an unschooled form of art.”

    Whether schooled or unschooled, Cammack’s gourds and her talent are in high demand.

  • School district does not meet state’s progress goals

    It wasn’t what school officials had hoped for, but, according to David Case, district assessment coordinator, the recently released test scores showed some growth.

    Harrison County schools joined 66 percent of the state’s school systems in not meeting its Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). Some of the schools in the district did meet theirs.

    However, according to Superintendent Andy Dotson, the district as a whole missed its mark.

  • HCHS alumni gather for Oct. 2 banquet

    “It should be a special night,” Ben Clifford, Harrison County High School Alumni president said about this year’s alumni banquet.

    Held on Saturday, Oct. 2, at the HCHS cafeteria, the banquet will begin and end before the high school homecoming football game.

    Clifford said several individuals will be honored at the event.

    “We are going to be honoring those seniors that graduated from this year’s high school baseball championship team,” he said.

  • Harrison County Circuit Court

    HARRISON CIRCUIT COURT

    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding Aug. 17, 2010

    CIVIL CASES

    Harrison Memorial Hospital vs. Arlene Hildebrand, motion hour; motion granted, order entered.

    Wells Fargo Bank, NA vs. Elizabeth Northcutt, motion hour; (motion for sale of property), motion granted, order entered.

    Citimortgage, Inc. vs. David A. Ward, motion hour; (motion to reschedule master commissioner sale), motion granted, order entered.

    Chase Home Finance, LLC vs. Jason Martin, motion hour; motion granted, order entered.

  • Blessed hunger pangs

    One day last week I was at the market buying bananas, broccoli slaw and Vidalia onions and when the kid bagging my groceries asked, “How are you today?” I told him, “I’m so hungry I could eat my arm.”

    We both laughed and then when I got to my car I gobbled a banana in about three bites because, frankly, my arm was looking pretty tasty.

  • Property Transfers

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS

    Quit Claim Deed: Elaine Devoe and Tom Devoe, Kenneth Sexton and Brigitte Sexton, Roger Sexton to Johnny Sexton, property at the intersection of West Penn and North Locust streets.

    David McEwan and Alice McEwan to Kerri Childress, Lot 15 - Block B - Unit 1-A of the Country Club Estates Subdivision, $167,000.

    Darrell Schell Jr. and Andrea L. Schell to ESS Holdings, LLC, Lot 5 - Block F - Unit 1-B of the White Oak Estates Subdivision.

    Darrell Schell Jr. and Andrea L. Schell to ESS Holdings, LLC, property at 10561 US Hwy. 62 E.