Today's News

  • Deputy nabs woman who avoided arrest during drug sweep

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The Black Friday drug sweep last November continued into the new year when a Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy arrested a Cynthiana woman on trafficking charges while she was in court answering to unrelated misdemeanor charges.

  • Officials unsure of 6.8 % unemployment validity

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

  • Court calls for swimming pool safety in P&Z ordinance

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Upon hearing input from residents and Planning and Zoning Commission representatives, the Harrison County Fiscal Court requested amendments to a planning ordinance that requires safety precautions on privately owned, above-ground swimming pools in the county.

  • 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.

  • Plants, snow and deicing agents

    As I write we are getting flurries and the forecast calls for some frigid temperatures (by now we are experiencing them!)
    We have called to have our old furnace serviced to hedge our bets against frozen pipes as the heat pump struggles to keep up with single digit temperatures.  
    The firewood is staked and ready to stoke the Buckstove for overnight; and if the sidewalks get slick we have a stash of deicing agents. As the winter season unfolds, consider the effect that deicing agents have on your plants.

  • School Menus

     Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, toast, fruit or juice choice, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Pancake on a stick or cereal, toast, yogurt, fruit or juice choice, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Sausage biscuit or cereal, toast, fruit or juice choice, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Scrambled eggs with toast or cereal, toast, yogurt, fruit or juice choice, choice of milk.