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Today's News

  • Two charged in Robinson Church burglary

    Two Harrison County individuals were arrested last Thursday morning after they allegedly broke into Robinson Christian Church.

    Laura Bailey, 18, and Kevin Northcutt, 20, allegedly entered the church through a basement window, according to authorities.

    A church member stopped by the church on his way home from work and called police around 3:45 a.m. when he noticed an unfamiliar vehicle in the parking lot.

    “They told me they had broken in with the intent of stealing money from the offering collection,” Sheriff’s deputy Robert Peak said.

  • Kentucky NRCS accepting applications for Wetlands and Grassland Reserve programs

    Natural Resources Conservation Service in Kentucky is accepting applications for the Grassland Reserve Program (GRP).  Although GRP applications are continually accepted, the application ranking cutoff dates for 2010 are March 15 and June 1. Applications received after June 1, 2010 will be deferred until the next ranking cycle.

    The Grassland Reserve Program is a voluntary program offering landowners and operators the opportunity to protect grazing uses and related conservation values by conserving and restoring grassland resources.

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  • Harrison County Circuit Court

    HARRISON CIRCUIT COURT

    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding Feb. 16, 2010

    CRIMINAL CASES

    Steeve Alexis, 1981, sentencing; 3 counts trafficking controlled substance (first degree) first offense, fleeing or evading police-first degree (motor vehicle), criminal mischief-first degree; probation denied, sentence imposed (7 years total).

    Bobby Stone, 1985, sentencing; 2 counts robbery-second degree, assault fourth degree-minor injury; sentence of 3 years imposed, probation denied.

  • Thorobreds close out regular season with 2 wins

    The Harrison County Thorobreds ended the regular season with a 15-11 record as they won their last two games last week. The Breds traveled to Frankfort on Wednesday night and came away a 67-61 winner in a hotly contested game. They followed that game with a win at Montgomery County Friday night 58-32 putting forth an exceptional effort.

    On Wednesday, the Thorobreds trailed only by an early 2-0 deficit before scoring eight straight and taking a lead they would not relinquish for the evening except for a tie at 57 late in the game. 

  • Sports Beat

    Recreational ball signups Saturday

    Signups for the spring and summer recreation department Little League, coach pitch; tee ball, instructional and pig tail softball will be held again this Saturday.  Sports Unlimited will host this event as was the case last week.  Contact Director Rick Chasteen at 234 -7155 with any questions or concerns.

  • Family opens Shylo Blue Roadhouse

    Bobby and Carla Cannon have always loved steakhouses.

    “We had thought many years about having our own restaurant,” Carla said last Thursday morning.

    The Cannons opened the doors to their new steakhouse, Shylo Blue, last Tuesday.

    “We’ve come a long, long way,” Carla said, looking out past the many kitchen tables and chairs that fill the room.

    Formerly Adrenalyne bar, Carla said their family began gutting the Walnut Street building in September.

  • Driving on winter roads

    So far the month of February has proven to be a very snowy month in Harrison County. We have been very fortunate this winter with snow amounts as compared to some states that have had far more than we are experiencing.

  • MCTC/LVC students and staff travel to Frankfort

    Dawnrisha Talbott, 20, transferred to Maysville Community and Technical College/Licking Valley Campus last August.

    “I wanted to be closer to home and I still wanted to get a degree,” Talbott said.

    A 2008 Harrison County High School graduate, Talbott is currently majoring in elementary education.

    She wants to teach second grade.

    “Hopefully I can be a teacher in the Harrison County school district,” Talbott said.

    Her experience at her hometown community college, she said, has been wonderful.

  • Something to cheer about

    Harrison County High School's cheerleaders clained the 10TH Region Medium Division title Sunday on the Hilltop. They will advance to the state competition.“Our routine was by far the most difficult in our class, said Coach DeDe Shirley.  Only GRC (George Rogers Clark) did a more difficult routine.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Feb. 25

    Men's Book Club. The book selection for February is No Man Is An Island by Thomas Merton and is available at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library's front desk. The club will meet Thursday, Feb. 25 at 5:30 p.m.

    FRIDAY, Feb. 26

    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Feb. 26 in Robynwood Heights from 2-3 p.m.

    SUNDAY, Feb. 28