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Today's News

  • 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.

  • 3M makes United Fund donation

    The 3M Gift Giving Team presented Judy Feeback with a donation of $298 for the United Community Fund. The Team sponsored a Pie Toss Event to raise the donation. Members of the Leadership Team volunteered to take pies in the face for donations. Pictured from left are: Mary Pope, Darcie Peters, Tam Banfield, Judy Feeback (United Community Fund) Anthony Ecklar, Mike Fisher. Absent from the photo are Fred Richards and Lee Stritesky.

  • Doyle completes FIC course

    Randy D. Doyle, Cynthiana, a Modern Woodmen of America representative, has attained the Fraternal Insurance Counsellor (FIC) designation.
    The FIC titles is an educational designation that can be earned by career life insurance representatives associated with fraternal insurance societies. Representatives devote more than one year to meet the examination and career development criteria set by the Fraternal Field Managers Association.

  • HMH joins Kentucky Hospital Association’s new quality initiatives

    Harrison Memorial Hospital has joined the Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA) in an effort to improve patient care and reduce health care costs in the commonwealth.
    Hospitals throughout the state are collaborating to reduce preventable readmissions and hospital-acquired conditions (HACs).
    KHA has been awarded a contract, in partnership with The Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET), an affiliate of the American Hospital Association (AHA), by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to support the Partnership for Patients (PfP) campaign.