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Today's News

  • Missionary’s plans turn into survival mission

    As winter turned to spring last year, Debbie Haley was making plans for a summer mission trip to Guatemala.
    Her plans, however, were different from God’s plans.
    It was early spring when Haley decided to see her doctor because she said she just wasn’t feeling well.
    She couldn’t pinpoint her ailings, but she knew something wasn’t right.
    She went to her gynecologist in Georgetown and found herself on the fast track to UK’s Markey Cancer Center.

  • FSA now accepting county committee nominations

    Kentucky’s USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director John McCauley, wants to remind farmers and landowners that local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committee nomination began on Friday, June 15.   

  • Commissioners consider raises for some city employees

    By Kristie Hamon, Summer intern
    The Cynthiana City Commission is considering raises, but not across the board.
    The commissioners butted heads on how much a public works employee raise should be or whether a raise should be given.
    Mayor Steve Moses said he would be ok with a 5 percent raise if they look at raises again in six months.
    “My gut feeling is that we do the 2.96 percent, but I’m willing to go to the 5 percent,” Roger Slade, commissioner of public works, said.

  • Crossword Puzzle

    ENGLAND
    STATEPOINT CROSSWORD

    ACROSS
    1. *”The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” author
    6. A light touch
    9. Shirley MacLaine’s 1963 character
    13. Relating to a gene
    14. 2016 Olympics host
    15. a.k.a Little Mermaid
    16. Arabian chieftain
    17. Toymaker
    18. Social class
    19. *Street of Number 10 fame
    21. *England’s official language, 1066-1362
    23. Romantic destination
    24. Antonym of hero
    25. School support org.

  • Fiscal court says no to 5-acre minimum building lot size

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court has given the ok to planning and zoning amendments, minus the proposed five-acre A1 minimum.
    According to County Judge-Executive Alex Barnett, a mutual feeling between the magistrates put a hold on the proposed five-acre minimum for new lots built in agriculture zones in Harrison County.
    The proposed change, which was presented at the May 22 fiscal court meeting, would have changed the current specifications for building new residences in A1-zoned areas.

  • Extension Homemakers celebrate 80 years

    As the Kentucky Extension Homemaker Association celebrates its 80th anniversary, the organization continues to evolve to meet the needs of Kentucky families.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Alexia Jewels Ballinger, June 10, daughter of Ben and Mariette Ballinger; Aron Presley DeBruler, June 10, son of Angela and David DeBruler; Claire Elizabeth Roland, May 9, daughter of Gary and Renee Roland; Dane Matthew Harshman, April 29, son of Mike and Kristi Harshman.
    3M Company celebrates 100 years of copiers, tape and notes. Employees were treated to a pork barbecue luncheon.

  • Former LVC student publishes book with online availability

    By Kristie Hamon, Summer intern
    Cathy Wright, 59, a local author from Bourbon County and mother of two sons recently published her novel Cheyenne Moon, which was a long time in the making.
    Wright began working on the book 15 years ago and has been working on it on and off up through last month.

  • Reunions

    BARNES
    Descendants of M. R. and Nancy Scott Barnes will hold their annual reunion on Saturday, June 23 from noon to ? at the Unity Christian Church shelter. The potluck meal will be served at 1 p.m.

    RUDDLES MILLS
    CONSOLIDATED
    The Ruddles Mills Consolidated School reunion (Bourbon County) will be held Saturday, June 30, 2012 at Ruddles Mills Christian Church. Fellowship to begin at 5 p.m. with a potluck meal between 5:30-6 p.m.

  • Women’s Club of Harrison County holds June meeting

    The Women’s Club of Harrison County held their June 8 meeting at the Cynthiana Christian Church.
    In the absent of Bonnie Teater, president, Virgie Wells presided at the meeting.
    The blessing was given by Willie Sims and the Spiritual values by Mike Coppersmith, pastor of the First Methodist Church.
    After lunch Anna Ruth McLoney introduced Joe D. Hendricks and Tammy Bruce who provided the music program.