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Today's News

  • Texaco Country Showdown coming to town

    The 31st annual Texaco Country Showdown” is coming to Cynthiana.
    The local Country Showdown will be held on Friday, May 18, 7:30 p.m. at Rohs Opera House.
    Genuine Country 1400 AM will host America’s largest country music talent search and radio promotion.  Approximately $200,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded nationwide including the grand prize of $100,000 cash to the national winner, presented at the national final televised special.

  • Bourbon County Heart Walk rescheduled for May 19

    Due to rain, the Heart Walk sponsored by Bourbon Community Hospital was cancelled and has been rescheduled for May 19.   
    The walk will begin on the hospital campus at 9:30 a.m. on Clinic Drive in Paris and proceed down East Main Street, past the courthouse, down High Street, turning at the YMCA, going up Main Street to the courthouse, back down Main Street to the YMCA, up one block to Pleasant Street, back to East Main Street and ending on Clinic Drive.  
    The walk will be approximately three miles long.  

  • Dancing with the Stars
  • Graduation speech by Kelly Grenier

    Editor’s Note: Bellow is a speech by Kelly Grenier which was to be read at the Maysville Community College Graduation. Due to inclement weather conditions the speech was never read
    By Kelly Grenier, 2012 Graduate from MCTC

  • Kentucky residents may win iPad from KHEAA

    Kentucky residents may register to win a new iPad from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) in a drawing being held through Facebook this month. The deadline for entering is June 1, 2012.
    To enter, Kentucky residents must visit the KHEAA Facebook page at www.facebook.com/KHEAA and click on the orange graduate icon on the KHEAA Facebook page. After answering a question about college and liking KHEAA on Facebook, individuals are registered. KHEAA will not share any information or sell any information to a third party.

  • Harrison County Area Technology Center students honored at Stock Market Game awards banquet

    Harrison County Area Technology  students and their teacher, Sean Murphy, were honored on Friday, April 27, in Louisville at the Pendennis Club for placing first in State in the Stock Market Game competition. The Kentucky Council on Economic Education Stock Market Game awards banquet was hosted by Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis-Louisville Branch.

  • Academic briefs

    Gerry L. Whalen of Cynthiana, Ky. graduated with a master of business administration from Campbellsville University.
    Dr. Suzan Johnson Cook, United States ambassador at large for international religious freedom, addressed the 248 undergraduate students in Saturday’s ceremony at Powell Athletic Center.
    For more information visit campbellsville.edu.

  • Academic briefs

    Tazz Fulton of Sadieville recently was awarded Trine University’s Distinguished Scholarship.
    The Distinguished Scholarship is awarded to students who show academic excellence and leadership both in and out of the classroom. This scholarship is valued at $12,500 annually.
    Fulton is a senior at Harrison County High School.

  • What’s in a name….?

    “If it’s ‘community service’ I don’t want to have anything to do with it!” said a Harrison County High School student during the school’s first-ever Volunteer Fair.
    Sponsored by the Cynthiana Rotary Club and the Harrison County Board of Education, the Volunteer Fair took place in the high school gymnasium on April 19.
    Throughout the day, groups of students were brought in to learn about how they could help the more than 25 community organizations represented.  

  • Don't start it unless you know you can finish it

    Normally I refrain from talking about issues pertaining to county or city issues even though my editor would argue that it is part of my job.
    Whether it is dealing with money issues or how development property could best serve our citizens, I simply never like putting myself out for criticism when its my ideas being read.
    However, I was approached this past weekend by a couple talking about development projects in our community and simply felt compelled to share their thoughts, which heavily shadow the same feelings that I have.