Today's News

  • Foliar diseases spread in wet weather

     The wet summer so far has made for a great weed season and some soggy looking vegetable gardens.  

  • Way Back When

     10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Denver Scott Reffett, June 28, son of Michael Reffett and Laura Fryman; Allyson Renee Taylor, June 16, daughter of Josh and Cassidy Taylor.

    Groundbreaking will take place for the new Hospice of the Bluegrass facility on Oddville Avenue.

  • Risk of heat-related health problems increases with age

     Summer weather can pose special health risks to older adults and people with chronic medical conditions. It is critically important that adults particularly susceptible to hyperthermia and other heat-related illnesses know how to safeguard against problems. The National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health, has some tips to help avoid the hazards of hot weather. 

  • Sheep Show
  • Academia briefs

      The Western Kentucky University Spring 2015 Graduates List includes:

    Keith E. Northcutt and Mary E. Ping, both of Cynthiana.

  • Reunions


    Descendants of George Allen Clark Sr. and Mary Ann Howard Clark will hold their family reunion on Saturday, July 25 at the home of Marsha Clark Martin in Mt Sterling, Ky.

    A potluck buffet will start at 12:30 p.m. For directions call Dorothy at 859-608-1173.



  • Malcolm Dean and William Gregg Banfield

    Malcolm Dean and William Gregg Banfield were born to Travis and Rachel Banfield of Shelbyville, Ill. on June 20, 2015 at St. John’s Hospital - Springfield.

    Malcolm weighed 4 lbs., 15 oz. and William weighed 5 lbs., 1 oz.

    Maternal grandmother is Cindy Gregg of Shelbyville, Ill.; maternal great-grandmother is Lois France, Shelbyville, Ill.

    Paternal grandparents are Gary and Tam Banfield of Cynthiana, Ky.; paternal great-grandmother is Lucille Williams, Cynthiana.

  • Industrial Maintenance courses available at MCTC Licking Valley Campus this fall

     Four classes offered this fall through the MCTC Licking Valley Campus will be part of the Industrial Maintenance Technician Diploma Program.  

    The courses will be held at the Harrison County Area Technology Center. Classes will begin Aug. 17 with each individual course counting as three credit hours towards the diploma. 

  • Nine-year-old stars win two of three, play this week

     The 9-year-old Harrison County All Stars, coached by Brian Williams, had the longest distance of any of the teams to travel.  

    They had three trips back and forth to Lancaster in Garrard County last week and, due to rain outs, will make at least one more this week.

    Harrison County opened up by playing the host Garrard County team spanking them 10-0 on Wednesday, July 8.  

  • 11 and Under all stars win one of three in Lexington tournament

     Saturday started really good for the 11 and under all stars from Harrison County in the Cal Ripken State Tournament held in South Lexington.  

    Behind the pitching of Benton Bramel and Logan Howard, the Harrison County All Stars rolled past Lincoln County, 16-4, in their first tournament game.