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Today's News

  • Offer long-lasting Valentine blooms

    Cut flowers are undoubtedly the most popular manifestation of showing your love for someone on Valentine’s Day, but potted flowering plants do the trick, too.  Perhaps the potted bloom has the potential to remind your lover that the sentiment lasts all year… but what does it mean if you can’t get it to bloom again? Is your loved doomed? Of course not, but here are some tips just in case.

    African violets are sweet and have the ability to bloom all year round so consider these as a lasting representation of love. 

  • Berry resident dissatisfied with timing and quality of services

    To the editor:

    I think I speak for most of the residents in Berry.

    During our last two snowfalls, we have had nothing done to our roads. They had school, but some of us had to take our children or grandchildren to the post office and pick them up because the buses could not get up or down some of the streets. I think we have more commissioners than we have streets.

    During last year’s ice storm we were out of electric for two days before we were noticed on Mockingbird Lane. It was very able to see because no one had lights or street lights.

  • Wrestling region this weekend at Dunbar

    The large number of schools participating has caused the wrestling region to be changed to a Friday night and Saturday format. Friday night starts at 6 p.m.; Saturday at 10 a.m. 

    Harrison County will have four wrestlers in the top four seeds in their weight classes along with 11 others who will compete in hopes of grabbing some points for the Thorobreds.

  • Amelia Grace Simpson

    Amelia Grace Simpson

    Amelia Grace Simpson was born to Drew and Carrie Simpson of Cynthiana on Jan. 12, 2010 at St. Joseph East Hospital in Lexington, Ky. She weighed 6 lbs. 3 oz.

  • Top-notch care delivered at Harrison Memorial Hospital

    To the editor:

    I was a patient at Harrison Memorial Hospital on Jan. 13, 2010, through Jan. 18, 2010. I want to state that I had the most professional and caring nurses and doctors that I have ever had at any time in my life.

  • Property Transfers

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS

    Wanda D. Hartin to John W. Lovelace, 1.60 acres on Ky. 36 (Williamstown Road).

    Quit Claim Deed: Erin E. McGee to Patrict W. McGee, property in Harrison County, Lot 20 of Grandview Subdivision.

    Marilyn W. Huffman and Emily Huffman to Charles L. Huffman, Tract 2 - 59.42 acres in Harrison County, $200,000.

    Sole Ownership - Cash Deed for Kentucky: Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Linda Byrd, 4.953 acres at 1688 Ky. Hwy. 1842 North (Tract 11-F), $51,500.

  • Academic Briefs

    CURTIS

    Josh Curtis, son of Bob and Dianna Curtis of Cynthiana, was recently named to the fall semester  Dean’s List at Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Lexington.

    GEORGETOWN DEAN’S LIST

    The following students from your area have been named to the Dean’s List for the 2009 fall semester at Georgetown College, announced Provost/Dean of the College, Dr. Rosemary Allen. The Dean’s List honors undergraduate students who completed the semester with at least 12 hours and a 3.7 GPA.

  • Texting bill passes House

    A bill that would ban texting while driving and any cell phone use for drivers under 18 years old, moves on to the state senate this week in Frankfort.

    In an 80-16 vote, House Bill 43 was passed in the state House of Representatives last Thursday.

    Rep. Tom McKee said his vote in favor of the bill was about saving lives.

    “If we save one young person’s life... because we passed that bill... that’s what that ‘yea’ vote was for...” McKee said Friday afternoon.

  • School Menus

    Feb. 15-19

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL

    MONDAY: Cereal, donuts, juice choices, choice of milk.

    TUESDAY: Pancakes, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Cereal, cinnamon toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: Sausage, biscuits, jelly, juice choices, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: Cereal, cinnamon toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

  • Marriage Licenses

    MARRIAGE LICENSES

    Leanna Rose King, 36, and John Calvin Wright, 43, married Jan. 6, 2010.

    Heather Ruth Adkins, 20, and Aaron Otis Jackson, 18, married Jan. 23, 2010.

    Glenda Rose Yoder, 24, and Phillip John Byler, 23, married Jan. 8, 2010.

    Tiffany Lauren Caudill, 24, and Timothy Kyle Muntz, 28, married Aug. 29, 2008.