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Today's News

  • 12-year-old Fillies finish second

    The 12-year-old traveling Fillies of Cynthiana finished in second place in the 2015 Scott County Softball Club state recreational tournament. Members of the Fillies are: ​front row, from left, Emma Courtney, Miranda Clem, Haliegh Jones; middle row, Coach Delong, Cate Cox, Katie Coghill, Haley Herrington, Hannah Delong, Kara Hines, Brooklyn Fryman; back row, Coach Hines and Head Coach Charles Garnett.  Girls on team not in pictured were Emma Ratliff, Peyton Walker, Georganna Carpenter, Lindsey Howard and Autumn Burgan.

  • Sports beat

    Hampton aces No. 7 at Stoner Creek
    Cynthiana’s Doug Hampton scored his second hole in one Sunday playing in Paris at Stoner Creek Country Club. The ace came on hole No. 7 with Hampton using a six iron on the 161-yard hole.  
    “I hit the ball well but we thought the hole was in the back of the green,” said Hampton. “When we drove up to the green, the hole was just off the front and we didn’t see a ball. I waited in the cart for a few minutes before looking in the hole.”  

  • HMH recognized for organ donor enrollment

    Harrison Memorial ospital (HMH) is among a select group of hospitals and transplant centers nationwide recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for reaching gold, silver or bronze levels of achievement by conducting activities that promoted enrollment in state organ donor registries.
    The hospitals are part of the national Workplace Partnership for Life (WPFL) Hospital Campaign, sponsored by HHS’s Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

  • Harrison County Volleyball returns mixture of veterans, youth

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    Coach Bill Faulkner enters his 15th year as coach of the Harrison County Fillies with guarded optimism for this year’s volleyball squad.  
    Gone from last year are two seniors, both hitters, who will have to be replaced from the start. Amber Darnell and Haley Evans graduated taking with them experience at mid-hitter and outside hitter.  

  • McKee elected Agriculture Committee (SLC) chairman

     

  • Powell wins 46th Burley Belles crown by two strokes

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    Cynthia Powell won her 14th Burley Belles title Friday and Saturday by edging Laurie Goodlett 152 to 154 in the 46th Annual Burley Belles Tournament.  
    The tournament, which is put on each year by the Ladies Golf Association of the Cynthiana Country Club, featured 64 golfers including 14 from Cynthiana.  
    Powell’s win puts her one tie away from the all-time leader Anne Combs who has 14 wins and one tie. Combs played in the tournament but finished 10 strokes behind the winner’s gross score.  

  • New sheriff’s deputy soon to be ready to hit the streets

     

  • HARRISON COUNTY SHERIFF’S REPORT

    Accidents
    July 20 -- At 7:17 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred on Robinson Road eight miles north of Cynthiana. Jameson B. Buckler of Kings Lane was traveling toward Ky. Hwy. 1054 South on Robinson Road when he lost control of the vehicle coming out of a curve and left the roadway, striking some bushes and a concrete pole.

  • Former ‘gargoyle’s’ questions prompt sharing of answers

    The other day I got a letter from a Mark Gould of Southampton, New Jersey.
    He had just finished reading my book “Prayers God Always Answers” and he had some questions for me. He said, “I do like to question authors, more kindly now than in the past — once a gargoyle, not always one.”

  • CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Case reports
    June 17 -- At 11:51 p.m., Karen Adams, 455 W. Pleasant St., reported that her car had been egged. Police located a second vehicle that had been egged on Second Street.
    June 22 -- At 2:48 p.m., a report was made that a 26-year-old man was sending text messages that were of a sexual content to a 12-year-old girl and a 14-year-old girl. Police questioned the man. No charges have been filed.
    June 24 -- At 4:44 p.m., Tracey Powell, 204 Second St., reported that her son’s bicycle was stolen from her home.