Today's News

  • Workforce Solutions: Short term classes offered

    Your college on the hill, Maysville Community and Technical College/Licking Valley Campus (MCTC/LVC), offers many ways to learn. Degrees are super, but sometimes we just want to put our hands on a project and in a short time complete it. Workforce Solutions, one of our departments knows just how to solve this for you.
    Want to explore a possible new career? Pharmacy Tech, Kentucky Medicine Aid and Industrial Maintenance are three classes that will help you change your job, get needed training and begin a great new start.

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  • Kentuckians urged to celebrate September Agritourism Month

    Family-friendly fun on a Kentucky farm is right around the corner no matter where you live in the Commonwealth, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said as he encouraged all Kentuckians to celebrate September Agritourism Month.
    “Kentucky has a wide variety of farm destinations that showcase our unique food culture and our rich agricultural heritage,” Comer said. “Take your family to a u-pick orchard, a fall festival, a pumpkin patch, a trail ride, or any of a number of other agritourism attractions that are affordable, enjoyable, and close to home.”

  • Public weigh-in should be taken seriously

    Almost three weeks before the public meeting on the school’s proposed budget last Wednesday, I was at the Harrison County schools central office with Superintendent Andy Dotson, Assistant Superintendent David Case and Finance Director Julie Asher taking notes concerning the budget proposal for the 2013-14 school year.
    I’m certain that details of the proposal had already been shared with members of the Harrison County School Board.
    That’s to be expected.


    Cynthiana Firefighter David Bell presented the colors for the 9/11 Memorial Dedication at the Harrison County Courthouse, which was held Thursday during a deluge of rain. Bell stood rigid for nearly an hour displaying the American flag while Bill Selin closed the program with the playing of Taps. Nearly 75 guests crowded under tents to escape the pouring rain

  • 3M plant celebrating 45th anniversary in Cynthiana

    3M is celebrating 45 years of manufacturing in Cynthiana. In 1969, 3M moved its first production equipment into a small tobacco warehouse on Church Street, close to the current plant location. Later that year, 3M purchased 52 acres and began construction on the current plant on New Lair Road.  

  • School board goes with 4% tax hike

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

  • Cedar Ridge celebration
  • Motorist alert: Fall harvest increases number of slow-moving vehicles on rural roadways

    As harvest season gets underway across Kentucky, there is an increased likelihood that drivers will more frequently encounter slow-moving farm equipment on the roadways. The staff of Kentucky Farm Bureau urges motorists to slow down and share the road this fall, especially in celebration of National Farm Safety and Health Week, Sept. 21-27.

  • BBB warns of persistent phone scam using IRS name

    Better Business Bureau® serving Central and Eastern Kentucky has received dozens of reports from consumers this week who received scam phone calls from persons alleging to be officers with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).