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  • HCHS council elections

    Parent nominations to serve as a member of the Harrison County High School Site Based Decision Making Council for the 2012-2013 school year will be taken from April 26 to May 2.  Nominations may be submitted to Kim Soard, HCHS secretary, in the front office at the high school.  
    Parent elections for SBDM Council will be on May 3, 2012, from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

  • State’s new road plan calls for revamping of deadly curves

    By Becky Barnes, Editor
    Two deadly curves in Harrison County will soon be gone.
    Included in the state’s 2012-14 biennial highway plan, a U.S. 62 East curve where two Harrison County High School students were killed in 2010 and a U.S. 27 North “S” curve that claimed the life of a Butler woman last year are slated for reconstruction.
    Although the projects are scheduled for design with right-of-way purchases and utility relocation in 2012-13, state Rep. Tom McKee said funding for the construction will have to come in the next budgeting cycle.

  • One of Cynthiana’s movers and shakers

    He’s a humble man who claims he’s worked hard all of his life... a lesson he learned from his father.
    Donald Northcutt, 52, is an entrepreneur. He was honored as the Chamber of Commerce’s Businessman of the Year, but he’s more than that. He is an inventor, a landlord, a licensed mover, furniture and carpet salesman, husband, father, brother and son.
    He is also a Kentucky Colonel, an honor bestowed by the late Sen. Ed and Dorothy Ford, after he helped them move from Pike Street to their U.S. 27 North home.

  • harriCYN Theatre presents:

    The harriCYN Community Theater will present Neil Simon’s “Lost in Yonkers” Friday and Saturday, April 27-28, at the historical Rohs Opera House.
    Now with two major productions under the belt of the harriCYN Community Theater, Director Bill Caywood looks to add to the growing success of Rohs by taking audiences back to 1942 in Yonkers, NY, where they will be left laughing and crying the night away.

  • Sleeping teen’s vehicle taken from Nunnelley Road prom party

    A car was stolen from a post prom party on Nunnelley Road in southern Harrison County.
    According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, an automobile was reported stolen on Sunday, April 22, following a prom party.
    “I responded to 148 Nunnelley Road in reference to a stolen vehicle,” said Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Peak. “When I arrived, I met with the mother and her son, who had borrowed the car from his father to drive his date to the prom the previous night.”

  • DUI suspect charged following Monday crash

    A father now faces charges after wrecking his car allegedly due to driving under the influence.
    Johnny Neace, 45, was taken into custody by Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Nathan Gasser at Harrison Memorial Hospital after he allegedly drove while intoxicated with his 10 year-old daughter in the car.
    According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s report, the injury accident was reported Monday, April 16, on US 27 N around 9:24 p.m.

  • Substation hit again by copper thieves

    A second wire theft has been reported at a KU substation located on Smith Martin Lane.
    The ground copper wiring theft was reported on Wednesday, April 11, by Kentucky Utilities representative Travis Jones.
    “This is the second copper theft I have investigated at a substation in the past week. The first one occurred at the substation located on KY 356,” said Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Tuan Kreer. “If people keep going into these substations, we are eventually going to get a call about a dead body.”

  • Substation hit again by copper thieves

    A second wire theft has been reported at a KU substation located on Smith Martin Lane.
    The ground copper wiring theft was reported on Wednesday, April 11, by Kentucky Utilities representative Travis Jones.
    “This is the second copper theft I have investigated at a substation in the past week. The first one occurred at the substation located on KY 356,” said Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Tuan Kreer. “If people keep going into these substations, we are eventually going to get a call about a dead body.”

  • Deputies investigate jewelry heist

    The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department is still investigating a substantial jewelry theft at a residence on A. Keller Lane.
    According to a report filed by the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, Debra Ammerman, resident of A Keller Lane, reported a burglary at her residence on Sunday, April 15, at 2:17 a.m.
    “Deputy Chris Shields responded to the call made by Mrs. Ammerman,” said Det. Paul Olin. “The victim informed him that several pieces of jewelry had been taken from her jewelry box a few days prior to reporting.”

  • Did you know?

    Earth Day 5K and children’s walk
    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce is hosting two Earth Day activities on Saturday.
    A one-mile run for kids will begin at 8:30 a.m. followed at 9 a.m. with a 5K run/walk. Both events will take place at the Cynthiana Airport with registration to begin at 7:30 a.m.
    For more information, contact the Chamber office at 234-5236.

    Raggedy Ann Festival is Saturday
    The 10th annual Raggedy Ann Festival will be held at Flat Run Veterans’ Park on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.