Today's News

  • Church News

    First United Methodist Church will hold their Ash Wednesday service on Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. Everyone welcome.
    For information call 234-2722.

    A Healing Prayer service will be held March 4 t 3 p.m. at Helena United Methodist Church, 6481 Helena Rd, Rte. 324 off Hwy 11, Mays Lick, Ky.
    Everyone is invited to come and experience a time of music and prayerful fellowship.


  • School Menus

    Feb. 27 - March 2
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Pancake wraps w/syrup and sausage links or cereal, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Sausage gravy biscuits or cereal, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Cereal choice and hot oatmeal w/toast and jelly, fruit, yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Scrambled eggs and bacon w/toast and jelly, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Feb. 23
    Historical Book Group will meet Thursday, Feb. 23 at 4:30 p.m. The book for discussion will be Grant and Twain: The Story of an American Friendship by Mark Perry. Refreshments will be served.
    Women’s Book Group will meet Thursday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. The book for discussion will be Room by Emma Donoghue. Refreshments will be served.

  • Witch hazels already in bloom

    Gardeners get anxious this time of the year. Warm one day, cold the next, the sun coaxes open a little patch of crocus by the path or we catch sight of an old landscape filled with waves of blooming white snow drops.  
    This year, the show is sure to come early and the forsythia are not the first to bloom, despite this oft cited sign of spring. There are other early bloomers to keep us occupied until spring truly arrives.

  • Academic briefs

    Juston Pate, Maysville Community and Technical College Chief Academic Officer, has released the Dean’s List and the President’s Honors list for full and part-time students for the Fall 2011 semester.  MCTC offers classes on the Maysville campus, Licking Valley campus-Cynthiana, Rowan campus-Morehead, the Paris Extension, the Mt. Sterling Extension as well as through distance learning and on-line classes.

  • Knights of Columbus
  • Church briefs

    Live, Laugh and Love special women’s event will be held Saturday, Feb. 25 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Journey Church in Harrison Square (next to Autozone). Tickets are $5 each and all proceeds will be donated to Refuge for Women.
    Women, take some time for yourself to connect, heal, share, and enrich your lives.  Any questions contact Crystal Prather at 859-806-4357.

  • BBB names top ten scams of 2011

    The Better Business Bureau investigates thousands of scams every year.
    A new scam source (www.bbb.org/scam) is a comprehensive resource on scam investigations from BBBs around the country, with tips from BBB, law enforcement and others.
    The public can sign up to receive scam alerts by email, or can be a scam detective by reporting scams in your area.
    The top scams reported during 2011 were:
    Top Job Scam

  • PSC vice chairman to lead National Task Force on environmental policies

    Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) Vice Chairman Jim Gardner has been named to lead a new task force of state public service commissioners that will serve as a liaison between state utility regulators and federal environmental rule makers.

  • Kentucky Afield Outdoors

    See RECORDS page ---The winds still blow from the north and many days produce cold temperatures and leaden skies, but now is the time to catch big muskellunge in the tailwaters below Cave Run, Buckhorn and Green River lakes.
    The smaller tailwaters give bank anglers and owners of small boats a chance at a trophy muskellunge.