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Today's News

  • Academic briefs

    Dr. Juston Pate, Maysville Community and Technical College’s chief academic officer, has released the Dean’s List and the President’s Honors list for full and part-time students for the spring 2013 semester.
    MCTC offers classes on the Maysville Campus, Licking Valley Campus-Cynthiana, Rowan Campus-Morehead, Donald W. Kiser Paris Extension and Montgomery Extension-Mt. Sterling as well as through distance education classes.
    Harrison County students on these lists include:

  • Academic briefs

    Kelsi Strawzell graduated May 11, 2013, suma cum laude from Eastern Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design. She was an honor’s scholar, a Campus Crusade for Christ leader, and a member of Alpha Lambda Delta.
    She is the daughter of Steve and Rhonda Strawzell, granddaughter of Charlie Cooper and the late Norma Cooper of Cynthiana and Lola Strawzell of Redwood Falls, Minn.
    Employment plans are pending.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, July 25 

    DIY Facials. Thursday, July 25 at 2 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library in the Annex. For grades 6th-12th.

  • Score 'N' More
  • Kentucky American Water Chief Operator Brooks named Kentucky’s Operator of the Year by AWWA

    Kentucky American Water Chief Operator Doug Brooks has been recognized with the 2013 Operator Meritorious Award from the Kentucky/Tennessee Section of the American Water Works Association.
    Brooks received the award during the Kentucky/Tennessee Water Professionals Conference held earlier this week in Louisville, Ky., and attended by more than 1,400 water and wastewater professionals.
    The award recognizes operators who demonstrate excellence in their profession, an exemplary commitment to the water utility industry and dedication to quality service.

  • Royal baby should not be the center of our lives

    I trust that the British Secret Service will not be making its way into my home after the following article due to a concern raised about my feelings toward the royal baby.

    Despite my happiness for Will and Kate giving birth to a healthy baby boy, I still am sad about the priorities of many Americans who have put their lives on hold during their anticipation for the arrival of the little nipper.

  • Harrison Memorial Hospital
  • Ratchford named CAC Executive Director

    The Community Action Council Board of Directors has hired Malcolm Ratchford, previously the manager for Neighborhood and Community Services, as the organization’s next Executive Director.
    The Executive Director will oversee approximately 275 employees, supported by more than 600 volunteers. The Council’s current annual budget is approximately $25 million. Ratchford will be the Council’s 4th Executive Director since its founding in 1965 and replaces retired longtime director Jack Burch.

  • Harvesting and curing root crops

    Potatoes, garlic and onions:  these three vegetables are staples worldwide largely because of their versatility and their storage-ability.  
    Late July and August is when our spring-planted onions, garlic and potatoes reach maturity and are ready for harvest.  
    If you want to harvest some new potatoes, onions or garlic before they reach maturity enjoy them at the table in short order; however, if you want to store them it is important to harvest them at the correct time.

  • Understanding the gift of repentance

    A friend calls it “the Jesus Show,” preachers who stand on street corners in the hot sun and stifling humidity, wearing dress shirts and ties, holding signs with messages like “Repent of your sins” and preaching loudly, often to no one.

    Repent! Repent of your sins!