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Today's News

  • Removal of equipment is unfair, says S.W.A.P. skater

    To the editor:

  • Writing contest recognizes and encourages talent in area

    “The reason one writes isn’t the fact he wants to say something,” wrote F. Scott Fitzgerald. “He writes because he has something to say.”

    The first inaugural writing contest banquet, hosted by the Cynthiana Arts Council and Maysville Community Technical College-Licking Valley Campus, was held last Thursday evening.

    “This project took on an identity of its own,” MCTC-LVC director and arts council member Bruce Florence said at Thursday’s banquet at the Cynthiana Country Club.

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report

    HARRISON COUNTY

    SHERIFF’S REPORT

    ACCIDENTS

    April 14 at 5:54 a.m. -- non-injury, Ky 36 East, Sarah Rector, 19, Cynthiana, driving a 2000 Pontiac Sunfire.

    CASEee^REPORTS

    April 11 at 11:45 p.m. -- Timothy E. Shepperd, 44, Berry, reported assault, fourth degree.

    March 31 at 4 p.m. -- John Lovelace, 39, Cynthiana, reported identity theft.

    April 13 at 3 p.m. -- Merrell Northcutt, Cynthiana, reported theft.

    April 9 at 4:30 p.m. -- Milton Pribble, 56, Sadieville, reported burglary, second degree.

  • Sports Beat

    HCHS to host first tennis tournament

    this weekend

    The Harrison County High School tennis teams will host an 11-team tournament this Saturday, April 25, at the HCHS Tennis Complex. There will be both boys and girls tournaments in singles and doubles with Highlands, Clark County, Montgomery County, Scott County and Paris playing in the girls tournament, along with Clark, Montgomery, Scott and Paris playing in the boys tournament.

  • April is Donate Life Month; Kearns urges Harrison support

    To the editor:

    April has again been recognized as Donate Life Month nationally and here in Kentucky. I feel that this is a good time to thank the many Harrison Countians who have supported organ and tissue donation at our drivers license counter by donating $1 in support of our Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks Trust For Life and by placing their name on the new Kentucky Organ Donor Registry.

  • Powers-Wells engagement

    Mr. and Mrs. David R. Powers of Cynthiana announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly Jo Powers, to Brian Timothy Wells, son of Virgie Florence Wells and the late William Edgar “Willie’ Wells.

  • Northside fifth graders bring history to life

    Fifty Northside Elementary fifth-graders brought history to life Friday afternoon.

    “In the year 1842, I married a temperamental lady named Mary Todd,” a student portraying Abraham Lincoln told an audience seated in the school’s cafeteria.

    Part of Tonya Northcutt’s social studies curriculum, Northside fifth-graders were asked to pick a Civil War character they would become.

    “It makes the content fun,” said Northcutt, who has been teaching at Northside for two years. “I just try to keep things interesting for them.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Allison Brook Conley, April 8, daughter of Nathan and Tammy Conley; Matthew Joseph Fugate, April 13, son of Darlie and Angela Fugate; Hayden Thomas Palmer, Feb. 28, son of Christopher and Judy Palmer.

    The Harrison County High School band earns marching opportunity in the Derby's Pegasus Parade in downtown Louisville. They will be one of 18 band in the parade.

  • GOAP Workshop April 27, Harrison County

    GOAP Workshop, Harrison County. The Governor’s Office of Agricultural Policy (GOAP) will hold a Regional Workshop on Monday, April 27 at the Harrison County Extension Office in Cynthiana at 9 a.m. and is one of 11 workshops that GOAP will hold to discuss new policy and program changes of the Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund. If planning to attend RSVP by April 24 by contacting Kylee Smith or Jennifer Daniels at (502) 564-4627. Visit agpolicy.ky.gov for a copy of the agenda and a list of additional locations and dates.

  • Donated Chamber building has been instrumental to downtown

    To the editor:

    The main goal of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce is to promote and help maintain economic growth and stability. As a Board of Directors, we were looking for a way to show leadership in this area and not just use the concept to generate dues. Last spring, Fifth Third bank made an offer to donate the old National Bank of Cynthiana building on the corner of Main and Pike and the parking lot behind it to the Chamber. The building had been empty for a few years and was deteriorating.