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  • 10th Region girls’ soccer coaches name all region teams, 4 Fillies included

    There were only three soccer teams in the 10th Region girls’ competition with winning season records.  
    The region winner, Bishop Brossart, Campbell County and the Harrison County Fillies each compiled records of winning more than they lost.  
    In addition to the three leaders, George Rogers Clark and Montgomery County had winning records against region competition.  

  • Vet pursues health care career

    Kary JuJuanna Sams joined the Navy in 1987 and was on board the USS Puget Sound AD-38 for 3 ½ years as a boat swain’s mate.  
    She served in Desert Storm and says, “It was definitely a powerful experience.”  
    She came home from the Navy in order to care for her mother.  
    Sams is a veteran attending the Licking Valley Campus of Maysville Community and Technical College.  
    She has finished her Certified Nurses Aide and Kentucky Medicine Aide  and is now working on her credential in Phlebotomy.  

  • Mental Health Awareness event at LVC

    On Thursday, Oct. 18, the Licking Valley Campus hosted a Mental Health Awareness Event with almost 100 people in attendance.  
    The program was coordinated by Melinda Walker, Instructor of Psychology, and William Webber, Instructor of Music and Religious Studies.  
    Tyler Anthony Rogers was the guest speaker. There were several area mental health organizations that shared information and discussed mental health services.

  • 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.