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Today's News

  • Indictments issues in five cases

    A Harrison County grand jury met Tuesday and returned felony indictments against four Harrison Countians.
    Davi Demon Stanley, 21, will be placed under a $10,000 bond for two charges of selling or transferring a controlled substance (marijuana) to a minor, second or subsequent offenses, and two counts of second degree unlawful transaction with a minor.
    According to the indictment, Stanley allegedly sold marijuana to two different minors on May 21, 2014.
    Cpl. Walter Tapp of the Cynthiana Police Department (CPD) is investigating the case.

  • New coach greets experienced cross country squad

    Deanna Lunsford wanted to try something a little different.  She had been an assistant to Harrison County Middle School Track Coach Alicia Glenn for five years when the cross country job became available.  
    Coach Danny Simpson had retired after a lifetime of coaching. Lunsford had just begun to run herself plus her daughter Tamara was on the cross country team.  
    “It seemed like something that I would like and I wanted to help the runners,” said Lunsford. “I am learning on the job and it is exciting.”  

  • Walls, ceiling damaged during wiring heist at Concept

    Sometime before Tuesday, July 29, someone entered the Concept Packaging building and removed nearly all of the building’s wiring.
    Det. Alan Judy said there was extensive damage to the building where the walls were cut into to expose the wire and the ceiling was ripped down.
    “The damage is throughout the building,” Judy said, noting that the warehouse is used as a storage area but the office is vacant.
    Typically, once the wiring is taken from a building or other source, the outer coating is removed and wire sold for scrap, Judy said.

  • Breds’ slow start leads to poor finish Monday

    After finishing 14th of 22 teams at Picadome in Lexington Friday, the Harrison County Thorobreds finished last in the 17-team Flyer Classic in Frankfort Monday.  
    Friday’s tournament was hosted by Lafayette, who finished 16th in the event won by St. Xavier. Trinity finished second. Covington Catholic was third in the meet which was dominated by private schools as five of the top 10 participants were private institutions.

  • Good coaching and maybe not so good coaching

    Before I get into my thought for this week, I want to relay a story given to me by Barb Snopek as she received from one of the participants in the Burley Belles Tournament.  
    A lady from northern Kentucky who was playing in the tournament had a flat tire on her way and stopped in one of our local establishments to have it fixed or replaced.  She was in danger of being late for her tee time but misfortune struck at the most inopportune time for her.  

  • Sports beat

    Football alumni banquet is Saturday
    The annual Harrison County Alumni Association Banquet will be held Saturday, Aug. 9, in the Harrison County High School cafeteria beginning with hospitality at 4 p.m. The meal will begin at 5 p.m. provided by the Alumni Association.  

  • Brannock named assistant principal at HCHS

    He may not go so far as to say he’s completely turning in his Wranglers and boots for khakis and ties, but Todd Brannock is moving from agriculture to administration.

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