Today's News

  • Alaska June Switzer

    Alaska June Switzer was born to Eli and Susan Switzer on April 10, 2012 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs. 12 oz., and is welcomed by her sister, Lexi Grace Switzer and brother, Elijah Daniel Switzer.
    Paternal grandparents are Daniel and Carol Switzer; great-grandparents are George and Joann Switzer.
    Maternal grandparents are Ronnie Arnett and Harold and Randa Arnett.

  • Lucy Lin Brooks

    Lucy Lin Brooks was born to Nathan and Andrea Brooks of Cynthiana on April 27, 2012 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 8 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Paul and Christie Paynter of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Georgiana McClure and the late Bill McClure and Robert Paynter and the late Bea Paynter.
    Paternal grandparents are James and Ana Mae Brooks of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are James and Jen Brooks, Peggy Perry, and Merrill and Goldie Northcutt.

  • Project Linus leads quilt drive for children of fallen soldiers

    Project Linus is seeking help to honor some special heroes. The local North Central Kentucky Chapter of Project Linus is holding a quilt drive to benefit the TAPS Good Grief Camp for Young Survivors. Part of the 18th annual TAPS National Military Survivor Seminar, the camp is held over Memorial Day weekend in Arlington, Va., and provides a special experience for children who are grieving the loss of a loved one who died while serving in the U.S. military. The camp’s capacity is maxed out again this year, with some 1,600 children registered to attend.

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    Births announced this week are: Eli Joseph Hargett, April 12, son of Robert and Teresa Hargett; Audrey Nichole Reed, April 17, daughter of John and Tabatha Reed.
    Matt Stone Kentucky, Inc., which manufactures concrete stepping stones and veneer stone products, will be moving their operations to Cynthiana. Thirty-two acres have been purchased on New Lair Road near Bullard for the new facility. Customers of Matt Stone include Walmart, Home Depot and Lowes.
    J & B Flowers now open. Located on Hwy. 19 just off US 62 East (past Claysville).

  • Reunions

    The James and Ora Iews Howard family reunion will be held Saturday, May 12 at 1 p.m. at the Falmouth fairgrounds, Falmouth, Ky., on U.S. 27 north.


  • Neace-Wade to wed in Hawaii

    Jessika Neace and Wesley Wade, both of Cynthiana, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    Neace is the daughter of Elizabeth and Dan Zimmerman of Somerset, Ky. and Bobby and Dorothy Neace of Cynthiana, and the granddaughter of Janice Moore of Cynthiana and the late George Moore. She is a 2007 graduate of Harrison County High School.
    Wade is the son of Gerald and Bonie Wade of Cynthiana and the grandson of Dillard and Allene Wade of Cynthiana. He is a 2003 graduate of Harrison County High School.

  • Fillies end Fleming’s winning streak

    The Fleming County Lady Panthers had a 13-12 record going into Tuesday’s battle with the Harrison County Fillies and were on a six-game winning streak.  
    The streak ended as the Fillies used timely hitting and good pitching to hand the homestanding Lady Panthers a 5-3 defeat.
    Fleming County scored first as shortstop Kira Brown led off the bottom of the first with one of the two hits she would get for the game.  

  • Fillies win 3 of 4 in McDonald’s Classic

    The Harrison County Fillies used the long ball and timely pitching to win three of four in the McDonald’s Classic last weekend and were waiting the championship game when lightning halted the tournament.  
    The Fillies were to play the winner of the other bracket which would have been either Bourbon County or Montgomery County for the title.  
    The Fillies opened the tournament on Friday night with a 3-2 win over region rival Montgomery County.  

  • Breds roll through Classic, beat East Jessamine in final

    The Harrison Memorial Hospital/McDonalds/Judy Construction Classic takes longer to say than it took the Harrison County Thorobreds to show how dominant they were this weekend.  
    The Breds, after edging past Mason County 2-1 on Thursday, rolled past Conner 12-2 and East Jessamine 12-3 to win the classic in impressive fashion.
    The Mason County game’s score was not really indicative of the action as it progressed through the seven innings on Thursday night.