• Federal government takes action on radon gas to prevent lung cancer deaths

    January is National Radon Action Month, according to The EPA. Health agencies throughout the United States have joined forces to promote action against the leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers. The American Lung Association, Centers for Disease Control, and National Cancer Institute all agree that radon is a National health problem and encourage radon testing during the January call to action.

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  • HMH receives lighting rebate from Blue Grass Energy’s upgrade program

    Making a few energy efficient upgrades can pay big dividends and Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) in Cynthiana, Ky. is a perfect example. They have received a lighting rebate from Blue Grass Energy for updating their old style T-12 fluorescent and incandescent fixtures to T-5 fluorescent fixtures.

  • Elizabeth Bailey Women’s Center recognized by Kentucky Immunization Program

    The Kentucky Immunization Program would like to congratulate Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) in Cynthiana for being accepted into the Immunization Action Coalition’s (IAC’s) Hepatitis B Birth Dose Honor Roll. The HMH Elizabeth Bailey Women’s Health Center (obstetrical department) received this recognition in November.

  • Physican Group opens Primary Care office on East Pleasant Street

    HMH Physician Group to offer another primary care physician option to its neighbors and friends. Shane Gainey, M.D., began his primary care practice at 439 E. Pleasant St. in Cynthiana, the site of the former practice of Don R. Stephens, M.D., in late November.

  • HMH warns of medication refill request scam

    It has come the attention at Harrison Memorial Hospital that individuals in the community are receiving phone calls from an 866-218-7985 number. With an automated call, identifying itself as “Harrison Memorial Hospital.”
    We want to make it clear that these calls are not from Harrison Memorial Hospital. We are not requesting refills on medications. This is a scam.
    For your protection, do not give them any information and disconnect immediately. Never divulge your personal information.

  • Kuster participates in 2013 District Judges Fall College

    District Court Judge Charles W. Kuster, who serves Harrison, Nicholas, Pendleton and Robertson counties, participated in the 2013 District Judges Fall College that took place Nov. 4-6 in Lexington.
    The Administrative Office of the Courts provided the judicial education program for the state’s district judges.
    The district court judges attended courses about veterans treatment courts, juvenile justice, human trafficking, cybercrime, substance abuse, court technology and court interpreting for individuals who are deaf or non-English-speaking.

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  • Harrison County approved for $7,500 for deceased farm animal removal program

    The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board, chaired by Gov. Steve Beshear, approved $7,500 at its monthly meeting in support of a Deceased Farm Animal Removal Program in Harrison County. The Harrison County Fiscal Court submitted a proposal to the Harrison County Agricultural Development Council and the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board.

  • Planning commission creates overlay zone for business park

    By Bonnie Skinner, P&Z director
    A few months ago the planning commission was approached with concerns regarding the Cynthiana-Harrison County Business Park.
    The planning commission felt it was appropriate to address these concerns while still guiding development in an appropriate manner.  
    A task force, including planning commission members, planning staff, elected officials and a local citizen, was established to review current regulations and discuss options specifically for the business park.