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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Wedco to host NPHPSP July 14 along with local health systems

    Public health systems partners from Harrison County will gather on July 14 to participate in the National Public Health Performance Standards Program (NPHPSP). The program includes partners from hospitals, schools, fire and police departments, faith communities, parks and recreation, mental health providers, private physicians, social service agencies, and other interested citizens. Wedco District Health Department will be conducting the program from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Harrison County Health Center, 364 Oddville Ave., Cynthiana.

  • Silver Eagles
  • Searching high and low for the right hobby

    Hobbies are defining.
    Hobbies are stress relievers.. when you do them well. If not, you need a hobby away from your hobby.
    Hobbies are necessity.
    A hobby can rule you if you let it or it can be a tool used to get out of the house and off your wife’s last nerve... Why do you think so many men play golf?
    I enjoy hunting, fishing, vollyball and I have recently started lifting weights.
    Bow hunting is the hobby that requires most of my hobby money up until this point.

  • Church News

    CENTRAL CHRISTIAN
    Central Christian Church at Second and Riggs in Belmont, hosted a “late” Father’s Day dinner on June 26. Delaying the dinner to allow families to celebrate at home for Father’s Day allowed more than 50 people to attend the church celebration.
    The public is invited to the next Father’s Day celebration which will begin at 12:15 in June of next year. Make plans to attend now.

  • Winning the conflict, losing the relationship

    I’ve recently discovered the secret to getting rid of internal turmoil and stress – I’ve stopped listening to news talk radio and political talking heads shows on TV.
    Instead, I listen to my iPod – music and podcasts of sermons and science, food and history. It’s amazing how my inner agitation and anxiety have gone way down, and I haven’t missed a thing. I still know what’s going on in the world – I do work for a newspaper – without having to endure all the yelling.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, June 30

  • Suspect charged with arson

    Police have arrested a suspect in three arson cases following a confession from the man
    Arson investigators were ready to go searching for the suspect believed to be the cause of the June 18 and 19 fires when he came knocking on their door.
    “At approximately 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night, our suspect came knocking on the door of the fire house saying that he wanted to confess what he had done,” said Cynthiana Fire Chief Jay Sanders.

  • Harrison County Middle School Awards