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Today's News

  • Ford-Lafferty plan July wedding

    Jessicah Ford, Morehead, Ky., daughter of Jeff and Carline Ford of Berry, Ky., and Nicholas Lafferty, Prestonsburg, Ky., son of Patricia and Anthony Lafferty of Prestonsburg, Ky., announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    The wedding ceremony will take place on July 20, 2013 at 7 p.m. at Cardome Center in Georgetown, Ky.

  • St. Edward Church to host Life Line Screening on April 4

    Residents living in and around the Cynthiana, Ky. community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture.
    St. Edward Catholic Church will host Life Line Screening on April 4. The site is located at 107 N. Walnut St. in Cynthiana. Beverly Reed of Benton, Ky. attended a Life Line Screening and said, “I want to thank you for saving my life.”
    Four key points every person needs to know:
    • Stroke is the third leading cause of death and a leading cause of permanent disability.

  • Church briefs

    BATTLE GROVE
    CEMETERY SERVICES
    The Easter Sunrise service will be held Sunday, March 31 at 7 a.m. in the area in front of the vault.
    Dr. Mike Coppersmith, First United Methodist Church will be the speaker.
    All artifical flowers and arrangements need to be removed by March 31.
    CALVARY ASSEMBLY
    OF GOD
    Calvary Assembly of God will be having its Easter Egg Hunt 2013 on Saturday, March 30 at 2 p.m.
    There will be thousands of eggs and large prizes in five age brackets. The egg hunt is for ages birth through fifth grade.

  • Death loses, Jesus wins

    On Oct. 26, a woman named Terri married the man of her dreams, and on Nov. 12, her new husband, Mike, went in for surgery for a lump on his jaw and had 9/10 of his tongue removed.
    Mike is dying from oral cancer, slowly and painfully.
    I’ve been following their saga on Facebook. It is both incredibly sad and filled with sweetness and an ultimate happily-ever-after ending.
    Here are some of Terri’s most recent Facebook posts:

  • HCHS accepting nominations for Site Based Decision Making Council

    Starting Monday, March 25, Harrison County High School will be accepting nominations for Parent and Teacher Site Based Decision Making Council positions for the 2013-14 school year. If you are interested in serving as a teacher member, fill out a Teacher Nomination form and return it to the front office at HCHS in a sealed envelope. Deadline for submission will be Friday, March 29 at 3 p.m. Elections will take place on Monday, April 8 at 3:30 p.m. in the HCHS Library.

  • HCMS Band

    The Harrison County Middle School 6th Grade Band performed at Singletary Center for the Arts in Lexington on March 13 for the 7th District Kentucky Music Educator’s Band Assessment. This 64 member ensemble performed North Country Celebration by Douglas Wagner and Defeating the Giant by Rob Grice. The ensemble received two Distinguished and one Distinguish plus rating from their adjudicators. The band is under the direction of Julie Lucky.

  • Scholarships available through Conservation District
  • HCHS graduate serving as Parliamentary intern in London

    Brooke Razor, a 2009 graduate of Harrison County High School and a senior Psychology Major/Philosophy Minor at the University of Kentucky  is currently living in London, England, studying at a local University and serving as an intern in Parliament.

  • Reading Counts
  • MCTC-Licking Valley Campus Student Convocation planned for tonight

    The second annual MCTC-Licking Valley Campus Student Convocation will be held on Thursday, March 28, at 5:30 p.m. at The Prizing House in Cynthiana.  
    Convocation is a free event that offers an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to interact on an informal basis outside of the classroom.
    Attendees will be treated to a free supper, information and entertainment and prize drawings including four Kindles.
    While the event is free, tickets are required for entry and may be picked up in the LVC front office.