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Today's News

  • Museum Musings

    * Linda Nemec Foster -- “New Year -- The sky fills with sun. Stark branches stand still, embrace snow, and memorize the silhouette of each lace-patterned flake. The season’s embroidery.”
    The following items are from The Log Cabin, Cynthiana, Ky., Friday, Jan. 16, 1942:
    * “In a statement issued yesterday the Harrison County Health Department warns the public that many cases of whooping cough are being reported in Cynthiana and Harrison County.”

  • HMH awarded Best Places to Work in Kentucky for fifth consecutive year

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky 2015. The awards program was created in 2005 and is a project of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) and Best Companies Group.

  • Score 'N' More
  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS

    1. A bunch, as in cookies
    6. *Q-___, Grammy-winning rapper from A Tribe Called Quest
    9. *Yo-Yo Ma won for performing this composer’s Cello Suites
    13. Luau greeting
    14. Australian runner
    15. Podium, pl.
    16. Letter’s end
    17. The lower this is the better
    18. Unwilling
    19. *_______ Center, Grammy Awards event host
    21. *It’s shaped like an antique record player
    23. Fool
    24. Not quite an adult
    25. Mother, sister or daughter

  • Former student guest of St. Edward School during National Catholic Schools Week

    St. Edward School celebrated the opening of Catholic Schools Week with a guest speaker. Shannon Hunt shared personal experiences while attending St. Edward School (1986-1995) with parishioners, parents, grandparents and friends of St. Edward Sunday morning.  After Mass, Hunt revisited former classrooms and classmates while enjoying coffee and homemade coffee cakes in Brinker Hall.

  • HCHS Speech Team
  • Honor band performance cancelled due to weather

    Four young men from the Harrison County High School Band were selected to represent HCHS in the KMEA District 7 All-District Band.  
    They were chosen through a live audition from over 600 applicants from the central Kentucky area.  
    Senior trumpeter Stephen Yarnell was selected for the second year in a row to the top honor band, the Symphonic Band.  
    Junior trombonist Christopher Mashburn was also selected for a second time as a member of the Concert Band.  

  • Academic briefs

    BARNETT
    University of Pikeville President Dr. James Hurley has announced that Wesley G. Barnett of Cynthiana has been named to the President’s List for the fall 2014 semester. To qualify for the President’s List, students must be a full-time student and receive a grade point average of 4.0.

    WIGGINS
    Cynthiana resident Brooklin Wiggins has been named to Fall 2014 Dean’s List at Berea College. A student is named to the Dean’s List who achieves a GPA of 3.4 or higher for a minimum course load equivalent to 16 semester hours.

  • Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative announces 2015 Scholarship

    The Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association (BTGCA) announces that the 2015 BTGCA Scholarship applications are now being accepted.
    The Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative will award ten $2,000 scholarships to students for the 2015-2016 school years. It is a great way for our organization to help our farm families as they work to provide educational opportunities to their children.