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Today's News

  • Falmouth Road Extension Homemaker news

    The Falmouth Road Extension Homemakers met for their monthly meeting on Monday, May 2 with 13 members present. Special guest Cheryl Case also visited with the group.
    The Falmouth Road Homemaker group is one of the original homemaker clubs formed in Harrison County. New members are always welcome. If you are unable to attend regularly due to work or other life commitments, you can become a mailbox member of the homemakers and receive a monthly newsletter detailing various related activities in the community as well as current homemaker events and happenings.

  • Beta Sigma Phi holds Founder’s Day/Honor’s Night Banquet

    Beta Sigma Phi held its annual Founder’s Day and Honor’s Night Banquet on Monday, April 30, at the Vault in Cynthiana.  
    All members were welcomed by Julie Asher, president of Xi Delta Pi and the Opening Ritual was recited.  Following the reading of the Beta Sigma Phi Grace, members enjoyed a lovely meal.  The Founder’s Day Pledge was recited and a message from Beta Sigma Phi International was read by Tammy Klapheke, vice president of Xi Delta Pi.  

  • ‘A good kid’ remembered

    A 22-year-old man was pronounced dead on the scene of an automobile accident located on New Lair Road Monday morning.
    “He was another son to me as all my employees are,” said Mark Cockrell, owner of Cockrell’s Auto Center, of Austin Galbreath. “A good kid who was always here to work and was really going to be someone one day.”
    According to Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Peak, Galbreath was traveling south on New Lair Road in his 1995 Ford Mustang, when he hydroplaned on the wet road.

  • Bourbon Community Hospital to sponsor Heart Walk Saturday

    The first Heart Walk in Bourbon County will take place on May 19 starting and finishing on Bourbon Community Hospital’s campus. The event will get started at 9 a.m. with registration for the walk and a Zumba demonstration led by Angela Fugate, Certified Zumba Instructor.

  • Graduation plans for May 25

    By Becky Barnes, Editor
    In just a few short days, members of Harrison County’s Class of 2012 will walk across the stage and collect the piece of paper that is their ticket to the next phase of their lives.
    Graduation will be held Friday, May 25, at 7:30 p.m., at Harrison County’s Athletic Complex, weather permitting.
    The students opted to have their own class officers as this year’s commencement speakers. Delivering addresses will be: Whitney Gaunce, Allison Cordray, Katelyn Horschler and Macy Gasser.

  • FBLA receives award
  • Officials question P&Z reg changes

    A special Harrison County Fiscal Court meeting was held on Tuesday, May 15, to discuss proposed changes in planning and zoning.
    Zoning Administrator Bonnie Skinner, chairman Avi Bear and planning and zoning attorney Brian Privett were present at the special meeting to give an outline and answer questions involving the proposed changes.
    Great attention and discussion was given to a new article proposed by planning and zoning which would increase the required lot size for newly built homes in the county.

  • Academic briefs

    Christopher L.Young of Cynthiana, received the Julian and Betty Goodman Scholarship in Broadcast Journalism as Outstanding Senior in Broadcasting TV/Film Production at Western Kentucky University’s annual awards program held May 6.

  • HCMS Reading Counts
  • Seat belt enforcement campaign gets underway May 20

    “Click it or ticket,” the slogan says it all.
    The summer campaign will kick off May 20 and continue through June 4, according to Sgt. Wilbur Gross of the Cynthiana Police Department.
    Gross said it’s important for passengers and drivers to be buckled in whenever in a vehicle. Statistics prove a direct correlation between motorist/passenger safety and seat belt usage.
    He said that nearly 50 percent of motorists traveling at night do not wear their seat belts.