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  • Fallen soldier to be honored with memorial highway dedication

    A local soldier who died while serving in Afghanistan will be honored with a Memorial Highway along KY 19 (Milford-Powersville Road) in Bracken County.  State and local officials will recognize Sergeant Jeremy R. Summers during the dedication on Thursday, Nov. 1 at the corner of KY 539 (Milford Neave Road) and KY 19 (Milford-Powersville Road).

  • Auditions begin Saturday

    The harriCYN Community Theatre will be holding auditions for “To Kill A Mockingbird” at the Rohs Theatre, 133 E. Pike St., Cynthiana, on the following dates: Saturday, Nov. 3, at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 4, at 4 p.m. and Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 6 p.m.
    Actors needed: one young Caucasian female (Scout), two young Caucasian males (Jem and Dill), two African-American adult males, eight Caucasian adult males, two African-American adult females, and five Caucasian adult females.

  • Two congressional races will be on ballot

    There’s been plenty of hype surrounding the 2012 general election from which voters will elect the President to city commissioners.
    One race that may catch voters off guard is the one for U.S. congressman representing Harrison Countians.
    There will actually be two races to fill one seat. The first will be to fill the unexpired term of U.S. Rep. Geoff Davis, who stepped down earlier this year for family reasons.

  • Tuesday’s races will determine local, state, national leaders

    Election Day is similar to Christmas.
    Although there is an abundance of commercials leading up to the event, voters/shoppers still manage to somehow greet the day usually unprepared.
    This is a great opportunity to introduce all of the candidates that will be seen Tuesday, Nov. 6, as voters of Harrison County decide the outcome of what is shaping-up to be one of the most important political races in recent history.
    Starting at the local level, there are five candidates seeking positions as city commissioners for Cynthiana.

  • Former judge permanently disbarred

    By Becky Barnes, Editor
    When former Harrison County District Court Judge Wayne W. Fitzgerald entered a guilty plea to theft charges earlier this year, it was just the beginning to the end of his lengthy law career.
    Last Thursday in Kentucky Supreme Court, Fitzgerald’s own motion to have himself permanently disbarred was upheld.
    Fitzgerald was indicted in Harrison County Circuit Court on March 6, 2012. He entered a guilty plea to the charge of theft by failure to make disposition in June with an Aug. 30 sentencing date.

  • Sale of Brown home pending

    U.S. District Court trustee James Westenhoefer has recovered property that was identified in the Kay Brown bankruptcy case which she had previously asked for and was denied exemptions.
    Westenhoefer wrote a letter to Brown’s daughter, Jennifer Hutchinson, last Thursday thanking her for assistance in recovery of property.

  • Homeless man struck by train

    A homeless man was struck by a train early Friday morning and remains in serious condition.
    Alfred Marmolejo, 39, was taken to the University of Kentucky Medical Center with head and multiple other injuries, said Ptl. Michael Kiskaden, who was called to the scene at 12:44 a.m.
    According to Kiskaden, Marmolejo and his girlfriend, Jamie Burge, were walking on the tracks between Pike and Pleasant streets after leaving Geneva’s Bar on Walnut Street.

  • Spooky Boo-Wow parade is Saturday

    The third annual Howl-o-ween Spooky Boo-Wow parade will be held Saturday at the courthouse.
    Registration will begin at 11 a.m. on the lawn at the old courthouse in downtown Cynthiana. The canines and their owners will join a parade around the courthouse beginning at noon.
    The parade is an event of Xi Beta Beta Sorority as a committee for the Harrison County Fiscal Court with the Human Society of Harrison County the beneficiary of proceeds.
    There is a $5 registration for each dog entered.

     

  • Berry residents thank court for financial support of Data Center

    A special Harrison County Fiscal Court meeting was held in Berry on Tuesday, Oct. 23.
    During the special meeting citizens of Berry were given the opportunity to give praises and concerns to the fiscal court.
    Several citizens gave thanks for the continued support of the Harrison County Fiscal Court in funding the Berry Data Center.
    The citizens informed the court that several children and young adults are able to use the resources for school work and various types of social media.

  • 3-vehicle accident injures 3

    Helicopter services were called in following a three-vehicle accident on US 62 Sunday.
    According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Peak, three individuals were injured following the multi vehicle accident at the intersection of Hicks Pike and US 62 Sunday, Oct. 21.
    Peak said a vehicle driven by William Hehr, 87 of Cynthiana, was attempting to make a left turn from US 62 onto Hicks Pike when his vehicle was struck in the rear by a vehicle driven by Kandi Williams, 23, of Cynthiana.