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Today's News

  • Jones is new principal at Harrison ATC

    Though she has been serving since Oct. 1, it was officially announced last week by the Kentucky Office of Career and Technical Education that Nikki Jones is the new principal of the Harrison County Area Technical System.

    She replaces Diana Gordon who went on to be administrative leader of the Madison Area Technical System in Richmond.

  • CYNTHIANA PUBLIC LIBRARY SALARIES 2012-13

    Abby T. Cunningham $1,806.00

    Ada L. Adair $27,423.35

    Amy L. Roberts $3,926.00

  • Wedco District Health Department salaries for 2012-13

    First Name Last Name Job Title Gross Salary

  • Police and Sheriff’s departments received $19k grant for repeater

    Harrison County law enforcement is one of the beneficiaries of $2.8 million in State Homeland Security grants that Kentucky was awarded last Monday.

    Harrison County received $19,000 in grant awards to pay for advanced digital communication equipment to aid the Cynthiana Police Department and the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department.

  • Bennett recognized as a Kentucky leading youth livestock exhibitor

    Brittany Bennett of Cynthiana was named one of Kentucky’s leading youth livestock exhibitors and honored for her efforts during the 2013 show season at the 10th annual Kentucky Proud Points Luncheon Oct. 19 in Frankfort.
    “The lessons you learn showing livestock will translate into being productive citizens as adults,” Agriculture Commissioner James Comer told the exhibitors at the luncheon.
    Bennett was a top Kentucky Proud Points exhibitor in dairy.

  • Cacti make good winter houseplants

    Have you ever heard someone say, “All cacti are succulents, but not all succulents are cacti?”  
    Have you ever wondered what the difference is?  
    Well, in the most basic sense, cacti are succulents that do not have leaves.  However, the mere presence of spines (the prickly part of cacti) is not the sole indicator that a plant is a cactus. The various families are actually determined by flower form (just like the orchid).  

  • Harrison Co. Beef Cattle Association to hold annual meeting Nov. 5

    The Harrison County Beef Cattle Association has scheduled their annual Beef Cattle Association meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at the Harrison County Extension Office.  The program will begin at 6 p.m. This will serve as the kick-off to the 2014 year.

  • Kentucky Beef Conference scheduled for Oct. 31

    The Kentucky Beef Conference will be held at the Fayette County Extension Office on Thursday, Oct. 31.  The program will begin at 9 a.m. with registration and the program at 10 a.m. The program is available to any producer in central and eastern Kentucky.
    The title of the program this year is “Todays Challenges, Tomorrows Opportunities.” The highlight of the program includes Troy Applehans from Cattle-Fax.  He will discuss what the beef industry is dealing with now and what the future outlook is.

  • Cross country teams run in two meets during fall break

    The Harrison County Cross Country teams ran in the newly established Bourbon County All Comers Meet last Thursday and had a very successful outing.  
    There were not many teams running in the meet and the Fillies had no competition at all.  
    They ran well on the new course which was not marked as well as needed as the Bourbon County hosts had some first meet issues.  

  • It is always darkest before the sun comes out

    A few different topics that are rolling around in my mind.  
    First, to the title of the article, which has to do with Harrison County High School football. I believe that the current freshman class will join forces enough next year with the current underclassmen to make a pretty good football team.