• Bourbon, Harrison KY-ASAP shares substance abuse provider list

    Harrison County
    • Alcoholics Anonymous- Advent Episcopal Church, 118 N. Walnut St., Cynthiana, 800-467-8019
    • Beall Recovery Centers - 1134 Hwy. 27 S., Cynthiana, 859-234-9799
    • Bluegrass.org - 257 Parkland Heights, Cynthiana, 234-6940 - 24 hour emergency hot line 800-928-8000
    • Central Kentucky Recovery Management - 1094 US Hwy. 27 South, Suite A, Cynthiana, 859-569-3145
    • Champions for a Drug Free Harrison County - P.O. Box 613, Cynthiana, 41031

  • HMH awarded Best Places to Work in Kentucky for 9th consecutive year

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) in Cynthiana, Ky., was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky 2019.  The awards program was created in 2005 and is a project of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) and Lifestyle Health Plans.

  • Hart appointed vice-chair of Agriculture Committee, named to House Appropriations and Revenue Committee

    Rep. Mark Hart of Falmouth has been selected by House Leadership to once again serve as vice-chair of the House Agriculture Committee, as well as on the powerful House Appropriations and Revenue Committee for the next two years.
    The House Appropriations and Revenue Committee is responsible for setting tax policy and putting together the Commonwealth’s over $22 billion, two-year state budget, which goes towards funding all operations of state government.

  • Pain Management services offered at HMH

    What do you think of when you hear the term “chronic pain?” Chronic pain affects almost 100 million Americans and is an important condition to identify and treat.
    According to the American Chronic Pain Association chronic pain is, “ongoing or recurrent pain, lasting beyond the usual course of acute illness or injury or more than three to six months, and which adversely affects the individual’s well-being.”
    Chronic pain varies in intensity and frequency. Some experience chronic pain constantly while others only feel it in episodes.

  • Beshear, U.S. Postal Inspection Service working to ‘Stamp Out’ mail scams

    ​​Attorney General Andy Beshear and the United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) are working to help Kentuckians avoid mail scams that could be hiding in their mailboxes.
    The Stamp Out Mail Scams awareness campaign, which was unveiled at Lexington’s Nandino Post Office, provides posters on how to identify, avoid and report common mail scams in 700 post offices across the state.

  • Harrison County Go Red Committee plans heart disease awareness events in February

    February is American Heart Month, and the Harrison County Go Red for Women Committee is doing its part to raise awareness of heart disease in women. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the national heart disease awareness campaign.
    Fifteen years ago, the American Heart Association discovered that heart disease killed more women than men. Based on these findings, the AHA formed Go Red For Women, a campaign to bring awareness of heart disease through education. Accomplishments of the 15-year campaign include:

  • Dr. Leslie Schwindel joins HMH active staff

    The staff of Harrison Memorial Hospital announces the addition of Leslie Schwindel, M.D., to its medical staff. Dr. Schwindel specializes in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine and is currently accepting new patients.
    Orthopaedic surgery deals with problems that develop in the bones, joints, and ligaments of the human body.
    She has joined orthopaedic and sports medicine surgeon, Madan Reddy, M.D., in providing full-service orthopaedic surgical services at Harrison Memorial Hospital in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

  • A lifesaving holiday wish - the gift of life

    During the holiday season, many wishes come true.  Some wish for a meaningful family gathering while a child may wish for a favorite toy or game.  For 16-year-old Brayden Morris, his wish is for the Gift of Life.
    Brayden is from Muhlenberg County, Kentucky and has been awaiting a heart transplant for six months.   He has seen many friends at the Children’s hospital where he receives medical care receive a lifesaving organ transplant. Brayden’s holiday wish is that it is his turn now. (photo below)

  • Stephens elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Association

    The Kentucky Sheriffs’ Association held their 89th annual Conference in Louisville, Ky., Dec. 2-7. This year’s conference was very well attended with approximately 400 attendees, including over 100 sheriffs, 46 sheriff elects and deputies and office staff participating in over 40 hours of training.
    According to Jerry Wagner, Executive Director of the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Association, “Harrison County Sheriff Shain Stephens was elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Association in 2019.”

  • Con artists posing as grandchildren in trouble robbed three seniors of nearly $18,000

    Three Kentucky grandparents were robbed of nearly $18,000 recently after falling victim to a “grandparent scam,” according to Attorney General Andy Beshear who issued a statewide scam alert.
    Six grandparents in Boyle, Butler, Fayette, Jefferson, Meade and Pulaski counties have reported the scam phone call.