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  • Resolve to boost health with these breakfast tips

    (StatePoint) Looking to make a change to your nutrition in the new year? Start by examining what is often referred to as the most important meal of the day; breakfast.
    Here are some fast facts about breakfast from Kelly Springer, MS, RD, CDN, and president of Kelly’s Choice, a collective of registered dietitians, nutritionists and educators that offers customized nutrition coaching programs for schools, workplaces, medical facilities, athletes and individuals.

  • School Menus

    Feb. 25-March 1
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Cinnamon toast, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Dunkin sticks, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Biscuit and gravy, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Sausage pancake wrap, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    FRIDAY: Pancakes, fruit, choice of milk or juice.



    Kearstin Tingle resident of Cynthiana has been named to the Fall 2018 Dean’s List at Berea College. A student is named to the Dean’s List who achieves a GPA of 3.4 or higher while passing at least four total credits, a course load equivalent to 16 semester hours.


    Zack Pulliam of Cynthiana was named to the Transylvania University Dean’s List for fall 2018. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average during the term.
    Transylvania University, located in the heart of downtown Lexington, Ky., is ranked in the top 15 percent of the nation’s four-year colleges by The Princeton Review, which cites its community-driven, personalized approach to a liberal arts education through its 46 majors.


    Dr. Thomas Ware, Maysville Community and Technical College’s chief academic officer, has released the Dean’s list and the President’s Honors list for full and part-time students for the fall 2018 semester.
    MCTC offers associate degrees, diplomas and certificates in nearly 30 programs of study with classes offered on the Licking Valley Campus in Cynthiana, the Maysville Campus in Mason County, the Montgomery Campus in Mt. Sterling and the Rowan Campus in Morehead as well as online.


    Austin Shea Pickett, a 2018 graduate of Harrison County High School, graduated BMT  on Feb 8, 2019 as an Airman First Class.
    He is the son of James and Angelique Sybert, and was born in New London, Conn. His siblings are Kaylee Pickett, Brendan Koss, Allison Sybert, Austin Sybert and Mackenzie Sybert.
    Pickett plans on making a career in the Airforce and pursue Officers Training.

  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle/Solution

    1. *Animated Isle dwellers
    5. Dropped drug
    8. *Kind of editing
    12. Doing nothing
    13. Hoodwink
    14. Support person
    15. Toothy wheel
    16. Distinctive flair
    17. Tadpoles, eventually
    18. *”Bohemian Rhapsody” protagonist
    20. Norse capital
    21. *Kathy Bates’ Annie Wilkes, e.g.
    22. Contrary conjunction
    23. Withdraw, like Ukraine from Soviet Union
    26. Sweet Madeira wine
    30. *”Green Book” nominee
    31. Completely lacking

  • Sports Beat

    The Harrison County Fillies currently have four players near the top in several statistical categories as the regular season is winding down in the 10th Region.
    Sydney Morris is the region’s top rebounder with an average of 10.5 rebounds per contest. Morris averages a double-double as she also scores 10.5 points per game, which is 14th in the region. She garners 2.2 steals per contest for 12th place in the region.

  • New Orleans-style parade on Saturday morning

    A New Orleans inspired parade was held on a chilly Saturday morning, in conjunction with the grand opening of NOLA’s A Taste of New Orleans Restaurant. The “first line” of the parade included members of the HCHS Jazz Band, along with restaurant owners Robert and Dawn Vela. The “second line” of the parade included all those who dressed in traditional Mardi Gras regalia and joined the parade intermittently as it progressed from the Courthouse to the restaurant’s Walnut Street location.