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Today's News

  • We need town hall meetings

    Years ago, when I was still in Congress, I pulled up one day to address a public meeting in a remote and very rural part of Indiana. The sheriff, a friend of mine, met me outside the small volunteer firehouse where I was to speak. “The Ku Klux Klan is here in full regalia,” he told me. “If you’d like, I’ll keep them out of your meeting.”

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Nov. 20 -- Junior L. Fredrick, 40, was arrested on Cherokee Drive and charged with fourth degree assault, domestic violence, minor injury.

    Nov. 21 -- James M. Ingram, 22, was arrested on Pike Street and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc.

    Nov. 21 -- Reese Garrison, 23, was arrested on Riggs Avenue and charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • Moneywise " Holiday Spending

    With the holiday season around the corner, you can reduce holiday stress and the after-holiday bills by developing a budget for gift-giving, food and entertainment expenses. According to the National Retail Federation, the average shopper spends $832.36 on holiday gifts, food and decorations.

  • Harrison County basketballers will rely on mixture of young and old

    The 2009-10 edition of the Harrison County Thorobreds will be a mix of veterans and some talented, but unseasoned youth.  

    One veteran is long-time Harrison County coach Mike Reitz, who along with assistants Billy Custard, Larry Kendall, Dr. Stephen Moses, and Ronnie Spicer will work to blend this mix into a competitive force by March. 

    Seniors Marcus Custard, Jared Martin, Malcolm Thomas and Zack Turner are some of the experienced players who Reitz is counting on for leadership. 

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Dec. 3

    Economic Development Authority. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Economic Development Authority will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 3 in the upstairs boardroom at Farmers National Bank, Southside Branch.

    FRIDAY, Dec. 4

  • School system aces audit

    The Harrison County school system received a passing grade on its most recent audit report.

    At Tuesday evening’s school board meeting, Rupert White, representing White and Associates, said he isn’t disappointed with Harrison County schools and their “stable, conservative” finances.

    “You’re an excellent school district,”ee^White told board members, adding that Harrison County had faired better than a lot of other school districts.

    White said there are no financial statement findings in his audit of the school system.

  • Fillies turnover game at Frankfort Tuesday night

    The Harrison County Fillies opened the 2009-10 basketball season with a 46-36 loss Tuesday night at Frankfort High School. 

    The Fillies played even the first quarter despite committing eight turnovers in the first frame, many of the unforced variety. The first period also saw senior center Sherese Doram pick up two fouls, which put her on the bench for the remainder of the half. 

  • Veterans appreciative of day's events

    To the editor:

    We would like to once again express our sincere appreciation to the Cynthiana Elks Lodge for hosting veterans with a fish fry luncheon. It was great! The food was delicious, but the camaraderie warm and inviting. We felt appreciated and welcome.

  • Kennedy Laine Slade

    Kennedy Laine Slade

    Kennedy Laine Slade was born to Kevin and Becky Slade of Minot, N.D. on Oct. 16, 2009. She weighed 8 lbs.

  • Museum Musings

    *Log Cabin, June 29, 1917 -- “Leonard Fitzwater, who some time ago, enlisted in the Navy, wrote a few days ago to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Fitzwater, stating that he was on a warship and expected to leave at once for European waters.”