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Today's News

  • Police on motorcycle lookout

    The Cynthiana Police Department will be looking for motorcyclists this weekend as part of a mini-mobilization.

    With increased motorcycle fatality rates in Kentucky, Sgt. Wilbur Gross said police officers will be paying close attention to motorcyclists this Saturday and Sunday.

    “We’re going to be focusing on the laws pertaining to motorcyclists,” Gross said.

    Gross said motorcycles will be stopped to check for insurance, permits, licenses and the use of a helmet.

  • Farmers Market training to be held Tuesday

    The Harrison County Farmers Market committee will meet on Tuesday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Harrison County Health Department.

  • Harrison County District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT

    Judge William D. Probus

    presiding April 1, 2010

    PROBATE CASES

    Estate of Thaddues Brown, review; final settlement filed, order approving settlement entered.

    Estate of Tommy Franklin, review; settlement previously filed and approved.

    In re: Estate of Emma E. Slater, other hearing; settlement filed.

    FELONY CASES

    Ronald J. Courtney, 1980, arraignment; flagrant non-support; wage assignment in effect, dismissed without prejudice.

  • Museum Musings

    * We hope that you will include a visit to the museum as a part of the eighth annual Raggedy Ann Festival this Saturday, April 17 in downtown Cynthiana.

    * R.B. Gruelle was born in 1851 in Cynthiana. Do you know who R.B. Gruelle was?

    * Even as a boy, R. B. Gruelle was an artist, showman and businessman. He produced magic lantren shows for the neighborhood children. There is a magic lantern in the bueum magic lantern in the museum collection.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    HARRISON FAMILY COURT

    Judge Barbara Paul

    presiding April 7, 2010

    CIVIL CASES

    Jimmie T. Casey vs. Marilyn Sue Casey, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

    David Lee Clem vs. Jessica Kay Clem, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

    Charlotte Reffett vs. George Mayo Davis Jr., domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

    Christy Jo Edinger vs. John Robert Edinger, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

    Zachary D. Ensor vs. Allison M. Huff, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

  • Fillies skin Wildcats Tuesday night 17-0

    The Harrison County Fillies got back on the winning track Tuesday night with a 17-0 beating of the Pendleton County Wildcats.

    The game was the first pitching victory for senior Rachel Hatfield as she no-hit the home team in five innings. For the game, she gave up six walks and struck out 12 with only one ball hit fair by Pendleton County. That was a ground ball to second base which resulted in an out. 

  • Tennis squads close at Campbell Co., lose to Paris

    The Harrison County tennis team hit the road immediately after returning from spring break visiting Campbell County on Monday and Paris on Tuesday night. 

    They were unable to win either of the matches, which now brings the season record to 3-3 with a trip to Pendleton County on Wednesday and a home match with St. Pat on Thursday still to come this week.

    Campbell County’s match started off on a positive note as No. 1 singles player Ross Smith bested Russell of Campbell 6-3, 6-2 in the first match.

  • Thorobreds fare well in Bishop Gorman Easter Classic

    Playing against some top competition the Harrison County Thorobreds won two and lost two in Las Vegas last week.

    The Thorobreds faced three teams who would likely be in the top 15 in Kentucky and one team, Bishop Gorman, which is considered in the top five in the country.

  • Way back when

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Sydnie Elizabeth Lyons, March 9, daughter of Robert and Lon Lyons; James Mason Marsh, March 3, son of Chris and Mindy Marsh; James Brack Noble, March 24, son of Leslie and Angie Noble; Austin Tyler Omar Reyna, March 31, son of Tammy Frizzell and Teadoro Reyna.

    Alisha Eckler of Harrison County has finished her first week of overseas traveling adventure. She left Cincinnati on April 3 for a 118-day adventure around the world.

    Harrison County Breds break spring break slump with win over Paris.

  • Theater managers buy downtown property

    Rohs Opera House has new owners.

    After waiting years to buy the building, Roger Slade said it took only minutes to sign the paperwork for the historic building on March 19.

    “It’s ours now,” Slade said Monday afternoon.

    Slade joins James Smith and Phillip Nickerson as the theater’s new owners.

    The group is only the third set to own the theater in the last 120 years.

    Previous owners included Gerald Whalen, and the Rohs family.