Today's News

  • Barnett attends International Ventriloquist ConVENTion

    Local ventriloquist, Kevin Barnett, recently attended the 37th annual ConVENTion, a gathering of over 600 ventriloquists from around the world.
    Each year the ventriloquists gather for their annual international convention sponsored by the Vent Haven Museum, the world’s only museum dedicated to ventriloquism. Barnett attended the gathering held July 17-20. Attendees this year came from as far away as Germany, Brazil, Australia, India, Switzerland, Norway, France, and Israel as well as from across the United States.

  • Federal government offers student loan forgiveness programs

    The federal government may forgive all or part of your student loans if you meet certain requirements. The forgiveness options for federal student loans, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA), include:
    • Teacher loan forgiveness. To qualify, you must teach at least five full years in a low-income school in an eligible district. Depending on your field, you may have up to $17,500 in student loans forgiven.

  • KSP offers teen drivers a challenging adventure

    The Kentucky State Police are accepting applications for the 10th annual ‘Drive To Stay Alive’ (D2SA) teen driving academy that is scheduled for Aug. 28-Sept. 1, 2013 at KSP Headquarters in Frankfort.

  • New provider added to Dr. Wright, Dr. Moses staff

    Dr. A.C. Wright and Dr. Stephen Moses announce the addition of Amber Field, Nurse Practitioner (APRN) to the staff. She joined Wright, Moses, and Jeannie Kilpela, APRN in the practice in August 2013.
    Field is originally from Marshall, N.C. In 2006, she received her bachelor of science degree in nursing from Berea College in Berea, Ky. In 2013, she received her masters of science in nursing from Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, Ky.  

  • Kentucky Horse Park invites Harrison County residents to visit Aug. 12-18

    Residents of Harrison County, Ky., will be guests of the Kentucky Horse Park during a new County Days celebration, Aug. 12-18. A valid Harrison County driver’s license will give the driver and other family members free general admission to the Kentucky Horse Park and the American Saddlebred Museum, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. each day of the week.

  • Kentucky ABC enforcement receives third chiefs of police law enforcement accreditation

    Kentucky ABC Enforcement Receives Third Chiefs of Police Law Enforcement Accreditation

    The Kentucky Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Enforcement Division has received the Department’s third accreditation from the Kentucky Association of Chiefs of Police (KACP). The accreditation signifies a high level of law enforcement professionalism based on standards of operation that are reviewed and accepted by the association. The accreditation is valid for five years.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle

    1. Coffee + chocolate
    6. Drunkard’s sound?
    9. What little piggy did
    13. Makes eyes at
    14. Under the weather
    15. *”The Graduate” or “Easy Rider”
    16. Un-written exams
    17. Downhill equipment
    18. Chilled
    19. *1960s Activists and agitators
    21. State of good health and fitness
    23. Miner’s bounty
    24. *Popular hairstyle
    25. To eat a little at a time, as in hot soup
    28. Layer
    30. Devoid of reverence

  • Finalists being interviewed for county fire chief


    Interviews for the vacant Harrison County Volunteer Fire Department chief will be held on Aug. 1.