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Today's News

  • Academic briefs

    Samantha Cecile Stubbs graduated cum laude from Kentucky Christian University in Grayson, Ky. on May 7, 2011, with a Bachelor of Arts in Counseling Psychology.
    She is a 2007 graduate of Harrison County High School, and the daughter of Linda Stubbs and Mark Stubbs.

  • Harrison County opens Public Library Workforce Center

    Harrison County residents seeking employment opportunities now have more computer access, training and job workshops at the new Public Library Workforce Center (PLWC).
    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library is one of 45 public libraries in the state that will have a PLWC.
    The centers house computers and software that will be used to provide training in a formal workshop setting to Kentucky residents seeking employment opportunities.

  • Academic briefs

    Lesley Ann Hatfield, Valedictorian of the 2011 graduating class at Lee High School, is the daughter of Myron and Joyce Hatfield of Pennington Gap, Va., formerly of Cynthiana.
    Her school activities included JV basketball, JV softball, varsity softball, and Color Guard, and the Lee High Generals Marching Band. She was a member in Spanish Club, Science Club, Senior Beta Club, Co-ed Hi Y, DECA and FBLA.
    Hatfield has been recognized as a National Honor student. She is a member of Phi Theta Kappa and has been a Girl Scouts of America member for 13 years.

  • Academic briefs

    PERKINS
    Gary Allen Perkins of Cynthiana graduated from Samford University during spring commencement on May 14, 2011. Perkins earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree.
    Samford University is consistently ranked in the top tier of its peer group by U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1841, it is the largest private university in Alabama.

    SMITH

  • Academic briefs

    Lesley Ann Hatfield, Valedictorian of the 2011 graduating class at Lee High School, is the daughter of Myron and Joyce Hatfield of Pennington Gap, Va., formerly of Cynthiana.
    Her school activities included JV basketball, JV softball, varsity softball, and Color Guard, and the Lee High Generals Marching Band. She was a member in Spanish Club, Science Club, Senior Beta Club, Co-ed Hi Y, DECA and FBLA.
    Hatfield has been recognized as a National Honor student. She is a member of Phi Theta Kappa and has been a Girl Scouts of America member for 13 years.

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  • Life of a bagworm is a drag

    Who among us is guilty of not noticing it until it’s too late?  
    Yes, all of a sudden there is nothing left of your blue spruce or arborvitae.Bagworms have been munching on the needles for weeks and we wonder how it all happened.  
    Well, they are at work right now so go outside and take inventory of your evergreens because that’s what the bagworm likes the most. Now is the time they do their damage unless we put a stop to it.
    Ten years ago or so I saw the worst bagworm infestation I have ever seen in my life.

  • Women, Hispanic farmers can seek compensation

    If you are a female or a Hispanic farmer or rancher and you believe that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) improperly denied farm loan benefits to you for certain time periods between 1981 and 2000 because of your gender or race, you may be eligible to apply for compensation. “We want all producers in Kentucky who may be eligible to have the opportunity to participate in this claims process,” said John W. McCauley, Kentucky Farm Service Agency State Executive Director.

  • School/district improvement system will be available online

    The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has contracted with AdvancED®, parent company of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI), to provide a Web-based school and district improvement planning framework and management system beginning in the 2012-13 school year.
    AdvancED’s Adaptive System of School Improvement Support Tools, or ASSIST™, can be used for the required Comprehensive School and District Improvement Planning (CSIP/CDIP) process that has been mandated for nearly 20 years.