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Today's News

  • Property Transfers

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS

    Quitclaim Deed: Billy B. Doyle and Virginia L. Doyle to Billy B. Doyle and Virginia L. Doyle-Co-Trustees under the Doyle Family Living Trust, 3/4 acre in Harrison County, $1.

    Quitclaim Deed: Billy B. Doyle and Virginia L. Doyle to Billy B. Doyle and Virginia L. Doyle-Co-Trustees under the Doyle Family Living Trust, 52.840 acres on Jones Lane.

    Special Warranty Deed: CitiMortgage, Inc. to Barry Turner, property at intersection of Sunrise, Oddville Road and US 62, $18,000.

  • Signups for Ag Development programs taken till end of August

    The Harrison County Ag Development Board is continuing sign-ups for the Hay and Grain Storage and Water Enhancement Programs until the end of August. Anyone that is interested in participating in this program should stop by the Harrison County Extension Office and pick up an application. Rules and regulations pertaining to these programs are continued from previous sign-ups so tobacco dependency is still an important part of the program.

  • School Menus

    Aug. 24 - 28

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL

    MONDAY: Chicken, biscuits, jelly, juice choices, choice of milk.

    TUESDAY: Cereal, donuts, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Eggs, hashbrowns, biscuit, juice choices, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: Cereal, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: Pancakes with syrup, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

  • Celtic music will be ringing at Rohs Sunday

    Cynthiana may be a far way from Ireland, but Celtic music won’t be hard to find in town Sunday.

    Co-sponsored by the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library and the Cynthiana Arts Council, ‘The Muses,’ a Celtic folk art band will perform at Rohs Opera House this Sunday at 2 p.m.

    “They put on a great show,” said library adult programming coordinator Cindy Franklin. “This is for everyone... it’s a family fun event.”

  • Teens at UK in fair condition

    Three Harrison County teens are recovering after a Monday afternoon accident.

    The three boys were on a rough terrain vehicle (RTV) and traveling along the shoulder of U.S. 62. According to Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Dean Hutchison, Bryan Carroll, 13, was driving the Kubota RTV.

    Ronald Hinton, 16, who had a learner’s permit, was westbound on U.S. 62 in a 2001 Chevrolet 3500 one-ton truck pulling a flat-bed trailer.

  • Trenton Robert Walker Gaines

    Trenton Robert Walker Gaines

    Trenton Robert Walker Gaines was born to Patricia VanHook Gaines and Golby Gaines of Winchester, Ky. on July 29, 2009 at Cental Baptist Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz.

  • Angelucci to sign third gardening book at Taste of Harrison County Sept. 12

    Growing up in Cynthiana, Karen Williams Angelucci knew that gardening was her thing. She has taken it to the extreme at times, and has had many successes and failures in the art of gardening. Angelucci created her first book, Secrets of a Kentucky Gardener, to help herself and others get a grip on their landscape; so they could reap the rewards as she does.

  • Harrison County District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT

    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding July 31, 2009

    PROBATE CASES

    Estate of Nina Bailey, probate hearing; will admitted to probate, order entered.

    Estate of Stanley W. Edelman, probate hearing; will admitted to probate, order entered.

    Estate of Hiram Terry Hall, probate hearing; administratrix appointed, order entered.

    Estate of Clarence Henderson, probate hearing; order entered.

    Estate of Harold Landrum, probate hearing; petition granted, order entered.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Benjiman Earl Hurst, July 30, son of Earl and Lisa Hurst; Alexander Brandtz Midden, Aug. 2, son of Richard and Maribeth Grubb Midden; Alexander Wayne Bryant, July 14, son of Crystal Houg and Keith Bryant; Margot Jean Gildersleeve, Aug. 7, daughter of Kara Gildersleeve; Cassidy Faye Robin Gilligan, Aug. 12, daughter of daughter of Tye and Kathy Gilligan; Morrigan Elizabeth Poe, July 8, daughter of Jason and Libby Poe.

  • State House of Representatives cannot borrow way out of debt

    To the editor:

    We all know that you cannot borrow your way out of debt. You cannot spend your way to a balanced budget. And you cannot gamble your way to prosperity. But our state House of Representatives tried to do all three in the June special session.

    Meeting ostensibly because there was “a $1 billion shortfall” in the state budget, members of the House tried to spend an additional $1.3 billion for school buildings. Their plan was to borrow against all the money they would “earn” from gambling proceeds from the radical expansion of gambling.