• Lbar announces $7.9 million in Harrison County real estate sales for the third quarter of 2014

    Residential real estate sales by members of the Lexington-Bluegrass Association of Realtors® (LBAR) positively impacted the Harrison County economy in the third quarter of 2014 with 64 reported sales totaling $7,885,345. Sales continue to be a driving force in Harrison County economy after the exciting sales pace of the summer season.

  • Kuster participates in District Judges Fall College

    District Court Judge Charles W. Kuster (serves Harrison, Nicholas, Pendleton and Robertson counties) participated in the 2014 District Judges Fall College that took place Sept. 14-17 at the Administrative Office of the Courts in Frankfort.
    The AOC provided the judicial education program for the state’s district judges. (Please see the list below for names of judges who attended the college.)

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  • Fox Run Produce and Education Center to offer class in green building

    Fox Run Produce and Education Center, a sustainable farm, located in Falmouth, Ky., will be offering the class Build a Low Cost, Green, Off Grid Home in October. This hands-on class will take place at the farm. Participants will take a tour of the farm viewing green construction, low cost building techniques, and alternative energy systems. Participants will also receive a copy of “Build a Green Home for $25,000” by Ame Vanorio.
    For more information visit www.foxrunproduce.com/green-buildings-class.

  • Columbia Gas of Kentucky upgrading meter reading technology

    Columbia Gas of Kentucky is investing in new technology to improve the quality of the company’s meter reading process by installing radio-based Automated Meter Reading (AMR) devices across the Cynthiana area.
    Starting this week and continuing throughout the fall, Columbia Gas of Kentucky will be installing approximately 1,600 devices to residential and commercial meters in the Cynthiana area. Postcards will be mailed to customers approximately 2-4 weeks ahead of installation at their location.

  • McKinley passes Kentucky Bar Exam

    Mikel D. McKinley, Jr. recently passed the Kentucky Bar Exam.
    Results from the bar examination were announced Friday, Sept 26, 2014. He will be officially sworn in Oct. 16, in Frankfort.
    McKinley graduated from Harrison County High School in 1999. He also graduated from the University of Kentucky with a bachelor in business in 2004. He obtained his MBA from EKU in 2006 and was admitted to UK College of Law in 2011. He  graduated May 2014. He took the bar exam in July.

  • Cash Express shows gratitude to Harrison County’s first responders

    On Sept. 11 it is important to honor those who died on 9/11 and thank those first responders - police officers, firefighters and emergency medical service (EMS) technicians - who continue to protect our communities.
    Every year since that tragic day in 2001, employees at Cash Express across Kentucky and Tennessee and throughout the nation have visited first responders in early September to make a simple yet thoughful gesture - they have delivered cakes to police and fire stations.

  • Cynthiana-Harrison Board of Realtors announces merger with LBAR

    The Cynthiana-Harrison Board of REALTORS® will join forces with the Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS® (LBAR). The combined association, under the name Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS®, will have more than 2,200 members.
    Linda Wiley, President of the Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS® said, “This unification creates an association that delivers maximum value for our members. The newly merged association will act as a catalyst to help all our members work better and become more productive.”

  • 3M plant celebrating 45th anniversary in Cynthiana

    3M is celebrating 45 years of manufacturing in Cynthiana. In 1969, 3M moved its first production equipment into a small tobacco warehouse on Church Street, close to the current plant location. Later that year, 3M purchased 52 acres and began construction on the current plant on New Lair Road.  

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