Today's News

  • Shay Gabriella Highlander

    Shay Gabriella Highlander was born to Kevin and Rochelle Highlander of Cynthiana on April 10, 2015 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 6 lbs. 15 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Michael and Marie Brown of Berry, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are the late Donald and Martha Brown of Cynthiana, and Arnold and Christine Hughes of Falmouth, Ky.
    Paternal grandparents are Tod and Iris Highlander of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Harvey Highlander and Wilma Lemons, both of Cynthiana.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Crystal Renee tillery, 24, and Benjamin Lake Florence, 25, married March 22, 2015.
    Emma Lou McCarty, 29, and Michael Ray Blan Jr., 32, married March 24, 2015.
    Jemima Leone Browning, 32, and John Daniel Stephens, 46, married March 28, 2015.
    Michaela Nicole Couch, 17, and Harley Clay Bruin, 18, married March 31, 2015.

  • Groundbreaking ceremony held for new BCTC campus in Georgetown

    On a beautiful Monday afternoon, ground was broken on a new Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) campus that will house not only the Advanced Manufacturing Center for high-skills jobs training in Central Kentucky, but will also support higher education in Georgetown and Scott County and the surrounding communities.

  • Fort Boonesborough State Park to host ‘Gathering of Descendants’ June 13-14

    Fort Boonesborough State Park is planning a special weekend in June dedicated to descendants of the settlers who lived at the fort in the late 1700s.
    “A Gathering of Descendants” will be June 13-14 and is open to the public. The park plans to have historical organizations on hand to help guests with genealogical research to see if they had family members at the fort.

  • Cynthiana Rotary Club
  • Barr visits in Cynthiana
  • Deadline to register to vote in May 19 Primary Election is April 20

    Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes reminds eligible Kentuckians that the deadline to register to vote in the upcoming May 19 Primary Election is Monday, April 20.
    County clerks’ offices throughout Kentucky will accept voter registration cards until the close of business on that date. Mail-in voter registration applications must be postmarked by April 20.
    Grimes also reminds Kentuckians of several important voting laws:
    To be eligible to vote, you must:
    • Be a U.S. citizen.

  • UPIKE entrepreneurs advance to state finals

    Two University of Pikeville student teams are advancing to the state finals after winning at the Idea State U regional business plan competition in Hazard, Ky.  
    Competition included written formal business models and business plans and a 15-minute oral presentation. UPIKE joined Morehead State University, Eastern Kentucky University, Berea College and Union College in the event.

  • Graduate Dean’s Scholars Honored
  • LVC to host a Fast Start study program this summer

    Fast Start is a program designed to allow students, a free one week intensive study in Reading, Writing, and Math if the student has a score on the COMPASS that require them to take developmental classes. At the end of the course, students will retake the COMPASS exam to see if they have now tested out of a subject area.
    This workshop will be offered at the Licking Valley Campus this summer Monday through Friday, May 18-22 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Free lunch and a snack will be provided.