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Today's News

  • Too much water swamps some plants

    Unless you are cultivating cranberries or rice, all this rain is likely thwarting your spring gardening plans; it sure is for many farmers in our area, which is my primary concern.  
    While perspective is important in these matters, many home owners may see a little stress in their landscapes as a result of over a week of soaking rain.
    So how does excessive precipitation effect plants?  
    Well, in every way possible. Excessive precipitation, especially in poorly drained soils, can restrict oxygen intake by roots.  

  • Kentucky FSA reminds farmers of disaster programs available

    Kentucky Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director John McCauley reminds crop and livestock producers throughout the Commonwealth that have recently experienced severe damage from flooding and tornados that FSA programs may be available to assist with recovery.
    “Severe weather this spring is making things difficult for many farmers. Learning about our FSA disaster programs is an important first step for producers in the recovery process,” said McCauley.

  • 4-H News

    Attention 4-H Teens:
    4-H Teen Conference
    is June 13-16
    The 2011 4-H Teen Conference activities for 4-H Teens from across the state are scheduled for Monday-Thursday, June 13-16 at the University of Kentucky. This is an extremely fine activity for teens involving workshops, tracks, a visit to the different colleges of the university, state 4-H office elections and meeting other teens from across the state. 2011 4-H Teen Conference registration is due to the Harrison County Extension Office by Friday, May 6.

  • Newbery Class
  • HCHS top candy bar sales
  • Uniform

    Army National Guard Pvt. Dustin L. Knight has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
    During the nine weeks of training, Knight received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions.  Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.

  • Bluegrass Hearing Clinic opens new location in Cynthiana at HMH

    In an effort to provide even better service to the patients in the Cynthiana area, Bluegrass Hearing Clinic announces the opening of a new clinic at Harrison Memorial Hospital in Cynthiana, Ky.
    Deanna Frazier, AuD (doctor of audiology), has been practicing in Central Kentucky for more than 20 years. She has partnered with Harrison Memorial Hospital to offer high quality hearing health care in a convenient location.

  • HMH achieves national recognition for EMR initiatives

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) achieved stage six of the United States Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Adoption Model. The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) created United States EMR Adoption Model to track the transformation from paper chart medical records to electronic medical records. There are seven stages to the model, and HMH has completed six. As of the end of 2010, 3.2 percent of hospitals in the United States achieved stage six, which places HMH as one of the most elite facilities in information technology.

  • Online resources available to voters

    Kentucky voters have access to a number of online services that allow voters to prepare for the upcoming primary election.  Citizens can check their voter registration, find driving directions to their polling location and preview their ballots – all by visiting the Vote Kentucky website at www.vote.ky.gov. This online service was created by the Office of the Secretary of State with support from the Kentucky State Board of Elections.

  • Harrison County Board of Realtors