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Today's News

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Mason Roy Anness, Feb. 5, son of Travis and Brandy Anness; Larken Lee Barnes, Dec. 4, son of David Lee and Lalena Brannock Barnes; Kaycie Noelle Criswell, Jan. 24, daughter of Matt and Cindy Criswell; Javier Izaak Perez, Jan. 31, son of Sandy and Javier Perez; Riley Blake Switzer, Feb. 3, son of Stuart and Amanda Switzer.
    Harrison Electric Cooperative is now Blue Grass Energy, located at 302 Oddville Ave.
    Annual Farm Home City program is Feb. 18. Hosted by the Harrison County Extension Office.

  • Estate planning, too important to delay

    Have you ever asked yourself the “what if” questions? What if something should happen to me today? What if something should happen to my spouse or business partner? What if I have an accident that leaves me incapacitated?
    No one likes to think about these questions. However, the answers are very important to your surviving family members. Taking the time to answer those questions can provide peace of mind. It also can mean that your wishes for asset distribution following death will be followed.

  • Uniform

    Air Force Airman Megan L. Grose graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
    Grose completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
    Grose is the daughter of Leah Walker and Larry Grose, both of Cynthiana.

  • HMH named best place to work in Kentucky

    Harrison Memorial Hospital was recently named one of the best places to work in Kentucky for 2012.
    HMH was also on the list of best places to work in Kentucky in 2011.
    “This award is a wonderful honor for Harrison Memorial Hospital, says Dr. Frank McKemie, Chairman of HMH Board of Directors. “It is a testimony to the hard work and dedication of all our hospital employees.”

  • HMH awarded accreditation from the Joint Commission

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals. The accreditation award recognizes Harrison Memorial Hospital’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art standards.

  • Snap Equipment is now a full service Echo and Shindaiwa dealer

    Echo and Shindaiwa Inc., both worldwide leaders in the development and manufacture of professional-grade hand-held outdoor power equipment, announces that Snap Equipment of Cynthiana as one of their newest full service dealers.
    Echo and Shindaiwa Inc. produce hand-held landscaping equipment for both the commercial and residential homeowner markets. Echo and Shindaiwa pride themselves on setting the industry standard with its dedication to new technology and quality products.

  • Three-Peat
  • Ebenezer United Methodist to host KCTCS Super Sunday event

    Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) is sponsoring its annual Super Sunday event on Feb. 12 with the System Office and each of its 16 colleges partnering with African-American churches in their communities to host college information fairs for prospective college students and their families.
    Super Sunday is a statewide initiative intended to increase the college-going rate of students of color. The college fairs are free and open to everyone.

  • UPDATE: Second child dies in Oddville Avenue fire

    A candlelight vigil is being planned for 6 p.m. Sunday night in front of the Harrison County Courthouse. In the event of inclement weather, the Cynthiana Fire Department at City Hall will open its bay doors for the ceremony. Lois Gross of the St. James AME Church is planning the event.

    According to Dale Kendrick, minister at Salem Church of Christ where the Chesnuts once attended, the family lost all tangible belongings in their home. He said Journey Church at Harrison Square is accepting donations of clothes and home furnishings.

  • Ammermans sentenced in federal court


    The father and son owners of Farmers Tobacco Co. in Cynthiana will serve their sentences at a federal prison.
    Robert Ammerman and Mike Ammerman received 18 months and 15 months respectively for knowingly and intentionally making or caused to be made false statements as to information required to be kept with regards to federal tobacco reports.
    The Ammermans entered guilty pleas to the charge in June 2010 to avoid a federal indictment.