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Today's News

  • Dance team wins national competition

    The Harrison County High School Dance team traveled to Evansville Indiana Saturday and brought back the first place trophy from a national competition. The Heartland National Dance Competition at The Centre in downtown Evansville hosted squads 23 squads from the central part of the United States. 

    The competition started at 9 a.m. with the individual competition, solos, and ensembles and other non-team events. The team competition was in the afternoon and consisted of each squad doing routines which have a maximum time of two and one half minutes. 

  • Property Transfers

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS

    DGS Development, LTD to Daniel Holman, Tract 4 - Eureka Road Land Division, $29,000.

    Cynthiana Dairy Queen, Inc. to James L. Gragg-Trustee of the ABC, III, Trust, Lots 11 and 12 on Webster Avenue - Block A, $150,000.

    Cynthiana Dairy Queen, Inc. to James L. Gragg-Trustee of the ABC, III, Trust, Tract 1 on Webster Avenue, $100,000.

    Clara Jane Lemons to Teresa L. Doyle, Lot 24 in Hancock Addition.

    Virginia H. Bradley to Dixiana B. Solomon and Francis S. Solomon, Lot 8 - Block C on Grandview Drive.

  • Farmers can get loans for cold storage facilities

    The USDA’s Farm Storage Facility Loan (FSFL) program has been amended to allow producers to build cold storage facilities to store their fresh fruits and vegetables.

    Eligibility

    To be eligible, cold storage facilities must have a useful life of 15 years.

  • ACRE/DCP deadline for enrollment approaching

    John W. McCauley, State Executive Director of USDA’s Kentucky Farm Service Agency (FSA), reminds producers that June 1, 2010 is the deadline for the 2010 Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) Program or the traditional Direct and Counter-cyclical Program (DCP). This is a mandatory deadline for all participatants and USDA will not accept any late-file applications.

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Case reports

    March 3 -- At 5:45 p.m., James Franklin, 21, reported a civil matter/dispute.

    March 10 -- At 11:40 p.m., an officer responded to Harrison Memorial Hospital following a statement from the alleged victim, James L. Boone, 26, saying he had been beaten and robbed.

    March 11 -- At 5:45 p.m. police were called to Pike Street for a fight call.

    March 11 -- At 8:10 p.m., Sandra M. Brooks, 43, reported that her prescription had been stolen out of her purse.

  • Welcome to the forgiveness feast

    One of my favorite jokes goes like this:

    A woman whose husband just left her for another woman walks the beach and finds a bottle in the sand. After pulling out the cork, a genie appears and grants her three wishes, with one stipulation: Whatever she wishes for her husband receives double.

    She wishes for a million dollars and — poof! — she gets it, and her husband gets two million. Next, she wishes for a diamond necklace. Poof! One is at her feet and two end up on the neck of her husband’s new girlfriend.

  • Northcutt is making Harrison County a school of champions

    A few weeks ago, Brandon Barnett pinned his way to the 189 pound division high school wrestling state championship. 

    We have already established that high school baseball almost always has to consider the Thorobreds in the picture.

    There are many years when the cheerleaders are in the hunt for state awards.

  • Tennis team wins at home

    The Harrison County Tennis Team rolled past Bracken County Tuesday afternoon on their home court on the Hilltop. 

    The netters took 12 of the 15 matches as they took their first win of the year in grand fashion.

    No. 1 singles girl, Julie Henson, battled to an 8-8 tie and then lost the tiebreaker, and Katie O’Neal dropped her match to Shelby Hamilton 4-8, but after the two set backs, the Harrison County girls’ squad was only tested in one of the remaining matches.

  • Car crash sends barn up in flames

    One barn is a total loss after a Thursday morning car accident.

    The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department and Harrison County Fire Department units responded to a car accident on Connersville Pike at approximately 11:30 a.m.

    An employee of the Georgetown Frank Shoop car dealership, Adam Smith, 21, was traveling toward Cynthiana when he left the road and ran into a barn.

    After colliding with the barn, the vehicle, a 2008 Pontiac G8 owned by the car dealership, caught on fire.

    The barn and hay inside also caught on fire.

  • Way back when

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Mersadeez Rowe Dietrich, March 2, daughter of Wally and Christina Dietrich; Hannah Malee Duncan, Feb. 10, daughter of Gary and Teresa Duncan; Ryan Holton Moore, March 25, son of Jason and Amber Moore.

    Harrison County is included in the area of Kentucky that will be changing area codes from 606 to 859 on April 1.

    Harrison County Middle School council approves standardized student dress code.

    The City of Cynthiana donates $7,000 to park rehabilitation projects on Pleasant and Water streets.