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Today's News

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Madison Cheyenne Bennett, Dec. 11, daughter of Michael and Michelle Bennett; Ashley Nicole Cram, Dec. 10, daughter of Glen Cram and Thelma Henry; Harmony Readawn Evans, Dec. 3, daughter of Sherman Evans and Misty Gaunce; Ayden Wayne Jones, Dec. 7, son of Kymberlie and Troy Jones; Michael Caden Douglas Stamper, Dec. 13, son of Ashley Stamper and Donald Mansfield.
    Harrison County Farm Bureau, 105 S. Main St., is moving to its new location on US 27 S.

  • Pinney hosts December DAR Chapter meeting

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the home of Karrol Pinney on Dec. 8.
    Regent Melinda Rawlings called the meeting to order and welcomed the guest speaker, Juanita Herrington.
    The “DAR Ritual,” the “Pledge of Allegiance,” and the “American’s Creed” were recited, followed by singing of the “Star Spangled Banner.”
    Herrington gave an interesting review on a new book, Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand. The book was based on the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic athlete and World War II hero.

  • Christmas dinner
  • Great gift ideas for kids to give

    (StatePoint) Between family, friends, coaches and teachers, some children give as many holiday presents as they receive. Helping your child pick out great gifts can be tricky and often times, impersonal. This year, encourage your child’s creativity with easy kids’ crafts they’ll give as gifts. Do-it-yourself handmade gifts are a growing trend, thanks to the popularity of sites like Etsy and Pinterest.
    Here are a few suggestions for thoughtful gifts kids can give this holiday:

  • Miss Pre-Teen
  • LV singers recruiting new members for Spring 2013

    The Licking Valley Singers-Harrison County’s community choir is recruiting new members for its Spring 2013 session.
    The Licking Valley Singers is an “all comers” non-auditioned community choir open to anyone who loves to sing.

  • HCHS Decorations
  • Former Harrison County educator named Teacher of the Year as college professor

    Jennifer Hatfield, Ph.D., who began her teaching career in 2003 at Harrison County High School, was recently named Health Educator-College/University Teacher of the Year for going above and beyond her regular classroom duties.
    Hatfield is now assistant professor of wellness at Union College.
    The award, presented by the Kentucky Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, is given to a current professor and association member who teaches health classes in a university or college setting.

  • Theme: Holiday Traditions Statepoint crosswords

    1. Prepare for surgery
    6. One time around
    9. “____ we forget”
    13. Uniform shade
    14. Sacha Baron Cohen’s ___ G
    15. Raccoon cousin
    16. Smidgins
    17. Olden-day aerosol can propellant
    18. Be of one mind
    19. *”A Visit from St. Nicholas” beginning
    21. *Waiting time
    23. Chapter in history
    24. Moldy appetizer
    25. Greyhound, e.g.
    28. Sea World attraction
    30. *They hang around
    35. Cross to bear
    37. “You betcha!”

  • MCTC offering online classes

    Would you like to complete or begin earning a certificate or degree without having to travel to campus? Maysville Community and Technical College has the solution.
    MCTC offers classes and academic programs completely online and on many schedules throughout the year.   
    Classes in a variety of subjects such as dinosaurs and disasters, criminal justice, law enforcement, energy systems, 3D gaming, English geography, accounting, and much more.
    MCTC is now accepting students for the Spring 2013 semester scheduled to begin Jan. 14.