Today's News

  • LVC Extension offers childcare training

    The Licking Valley Campus Workforce Solutions and Wedco District Health Department are sponsoring a childcare training.  
    This training will take place at the Licking Valley Campus Extension in Harrison Square on Saturday, March 29, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  
    The cost of the class is $45.  The training will have three classes including:
    •Carol Carson, child care health consultant with the Wedco District Health Department, will teach a session entitled, Domestic Violence and the Effect on Children.  

  • Changes made in Kentucky GED program

    The GED program in the state of Kentucky has recently undergone some important changes for the benefit of the students working to complete the work and pass the test.  
    This new test was in place beginning in January 2014.  Some of those changes include:
    •The test now covers four areas, Reasoning Through Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Science, and Social Studies
    •The question forms vary from multiple choice to fill in the blank, drag and drop,  hot spots, short answer and extended responses.  

  • HCHS band participates in KMEA District Festival Assessment

    On Saturday, March 22, 20 students from the Harrison County High School Band participated in the KMEA District Solo and Ensemble Festival Assessment held at Twenhofel Middle School in Independence, Ky.
    Twenty-five events were performed by HCHS students including 11 solos, six duets, four trios, two quartets, one sextet and one seven-member percussion ensemble.
    All but one of these events received a distinguished rating from the KMEA adjudicators.

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    Traffic Cases

    March 15 -- At 4:41 a.m., a non-injury accident occurred on Cook Road about four miles south of town. Timothy Hill was delivering newspapers when he lost control of his truck and struck a utility pole.
    March 15 -- At 10:21 p.m. a non-injury accident happened at 678 Smalley Branch Road nine miles east of the city limits. Heather Whitson’s car was sitting on a steep embankment when it began rolling backwards down the hill on its own, striking a tree.

  • Youth minister sentencing date set

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    The former Cynthiana youth minister who was indicted on multiple sex-related charges in December 2013 will be sentenced April 15.

  • City votes down parking lot proposal

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    By a vote of 3-2 the Cynthiana City Commission opted to drop its pursuit of buying a gravel lot once the building there was razed.

    It was the third vote that swayed the commission.

  • LV Singers to have anniversary concert April 11, 13

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The Licking Valley Singers (LVS) invite every family in the region to join in their celebration of five years of musical performances in Harrison County this April.

  • Palmer finds her nursing niche in caring for elderly patients

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Some people might say that Betty Jean Palmer, the Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Healthcare Provider of the Year, started pursuing her nursing career late in life. Her children were well in their teens when she finished her degree and started work at Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH). 

  • KUNA students earn honors in their maiden competition

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Participating in their first-ever Kentucky United Nations Assembly (KUNA) conference, a group of Harrison County High School students came away with high honors, earning awards for Best New Delegation, Outstanding Ambassador, and Outstanding Speaker.

  • 7-year-old Berry Data Center loses fiscal court funding

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Though not official, magistrates of the Harrison County Fiscal Court made its first move toward cutting off funding for the Berry Data Center in the next fiscal year.