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Today's News

  • FSA Guaranteed Loan program update and increased loan limits

    USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director John W. McCauley, announces that guaranteed farm ownership loan funds for Fiscal Year 2012 have been exhausted. Farmers and ranchers in Kentucky received $59,736, 321 million in guaranteed loans through Aug. 31, 2012.
    “Fiscal Year 2013 begins on Oct. 1, 2012, and we anticipate that guaranteed farm ownership funds will be available in early October,” said McCauley.

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  • Born To Run Results

    Born To Run 5K Champions
    2012    Matt Perraut    17:28    Favia Sapp    19:57
    2011    David Robeson    18:20    Favia Sapp    20:09
    2010    Jacob Marsh    17:29    Favia Sapp    20:20
    2009    Dalton Leet    17:52    Favia Sapp    20:10

  • Lawn Care

    This hot and dry summer has affected our lawns badly. Most are wondering if the grass will ever return and in many cases it probably won’t. It is evident that we have lost some of our grass in areas where the soil is shallow or was in direct sunlight during those hot afternoons. The big concern now is what should we do to insure a beautiful lawn for next year?

  • Remembering 911

    Timothy Graves, a student at Maysville Community and Technical College, is a veteran currently attending classes at the Licking Valley Campus. He stands in front of the first flag flown after 9/11 at the Licking Valley Campus.

  • Central KY Area of Extension plans conferences in October

    For the last few years the Central KY Area of Extension has held a Stocker Conference in Lexington. This year the conference will be held Monday, Oct. 1 at the Fayette County Extension Office. During the session programs will deal with health programs, marketing issues, and the upcoming winter feeding program.

  • Six HCHS students named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars for Outstanding Academic Achievement

    Six students from Harrison County High School have been named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) for their outstanding academic performance in high school. Students earn this designation by achieving a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and scoring at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

  • Edelen releases audit of the Harrison County Sheriff’s office

    State Auditor Adam Edelen has released the audit of the 2011 financial statement of Harrison County Sheriff Bruce Hampton. State law required the auditor to annually audit the accounts of each county sheriff. In compliance with this law, the auditor issues two sheriff’s reports each year: one reporting on the audit of the sheriff’s tax account and the other reporting on the audit of the fee account used to operate the office.

  • Elks donation

    The Cynthiana Elks Lodge No. 438 recently donated $500 to Hospice of the Bluegrass Center, Cynthiana. David Turner, left, Exalted Ruler, presented the check to Kathy Harris, Hopsice representative.

  • Planning Commission assisted by two interns

    The Planning Commission announces the addition of two interns, Julie Whalen and Jordan Miller. Both students will be completing the internship for credit hours at the University of Kentucky.
    Miller’s primary responsibility will be focused on revitalizing the commercial districts and providing assistance to the Economic Development Program for business retention, expansion and recruitment. He will assist in enhancing marketing materials while making recommendations on commercial district overlays, mixed use zoning districts and future growth patterns.