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Today's News

  • Fillies split two games on the Hilltop last week

    The Harrison County Fillies, playing without two starters, defeated East Jessamine on Thursday and lost to Pendleton County on Friday, both on the Hilltop court.
    Sophomore center, leading scorer and rebounder Jordan Doram and senior guard Emalee Little missed both games with ankle injuries.   This left Coach Kim Furnish with a very youthful lineup to combat both the Lady Jaguars and the Lady Cats in the back-to-back games.

  • Wiggins to celebrate 50 years of marriage

    William ‘Billy’ Harlan Wiggins and Wilma Jean McKenney were married on Feb. 5, 1962 at the home of the Rev. Henry Walters, Pastor of Pleasant Green Baptist Church, Harrison County.
    They have two children, Angela Harlene (Richard) Kendall and William ‘Billy’ McKenney (Renee) Wiggins, and four grandchildren, Mary Catherine and Emily Renee Kendall, Ryan Brady and Anna Kate Wiggins.

  • Harrison County Go Red Committee plans heart disease awareness events in February

    February is American Heart Month and the Harrison County Go Red for Women Committee is doing its part to raise awareness of heart disease in women. Historically, women have not been associated with heart disease.However, statistics prove that heart disease is not just a man’s health concern. Here are a few facts:
    •Heart disease is the number one killer of American women.
    •One in three women dies from heart disease.
    •About three million American women have had a heart attack.

  • Kay Brown claims bankruptcy

    A Feb. 15 hearing has been set in U.S. Bankruptcy Court to determine if Kay Brown’s Chapter 11 filing should be dismissed.
    Brown,  who is the estranged wife of former Cynthiana mayor Jim Brown, filed for bankruptcy on Jan. 13.
    Kay Brown has hired three law firms to represent her through the bankruptcy process and Samuel K. Crocker, U.S. trustee for bankruptcy court, has filed a motion to examine Kay Brown’s payments to these attorneys. This motion will also be heard on Feb. 15.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Victoria Renell Gasser, Dec. 28, daughter of Margo and Danny Gasser; Dalton Luke Pergram, Nov. 28, son of Mark and Michelle Pergram.
    Now open, Gibson Heating and Cooling. Services include air conditioner, Geothermal, gas furnaces, humidifiers and more.
    Breds wrestlers destroy competition at Thorobred Classic on the Hilltop with a 73-6 forfeit against the Western Hills Wolverines, defeated East Carter 54-20, Pike County Central called and the Breds answered with a 51-24 defeat, and took the title.

  • Jacob Tyrone’ Dixon Jr.

    Jacob Tyrone’ Dixon Jr. was born to Jacob and Carolina Dixon of Cynthiana on Jan. 11, 2012 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 lbs. 2 oz., and is welcomed by his brothers, Nickalye Honeycutt and Dakota Strong, and sisters, Chole Hensley and Isabella Strong.
    Maternal grandparents are Joyce Honeycutt of Louisville, Ky. and Allen Honeycutt Sr. of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandmother is Mary Northcutt.

  • Nomination deadline is Friday for Chamber Awards Banquet

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for recipients for the 42nd Awards Banquet.
    The banquet will be held on Friday, Feb. 24, at the Cynthiana Country Club.
    To nominate an individual for a specific category, a brief resume of accomplishments and letter stating why they are deserving of the award (no longer than a page and a half) should be sent or dropped off to the Chamber of Commerce building.
    Winners and their families from each category will be present to accept awards. Categories include;

  • Salt Shakers

    A non-typical 2011-12 winter has city and county officials hopeful for expanded summer projects.
    After the 2010 winter season, city and county officials made sure that the next seen winter months would not have them searching for the precious mineral used for keeping roads safe for travel.
    “Last year was a bad one for anyone who was searching for salt,” said County Judge-Executive Alex Barnett. “We actually used all of the salt that we had contracted for and still needed more before the winter months were over.”

  • Cynthiana Gymnastics
  • Open House is Saturday at Animal Shelter

    The Humane Society of Harrison County will host a birthday party and open house in honor of the late Flora Shropshire on Saturday, Feb. 4, 12-4 p.m. at the shelter. Everyone is welcome.
    The shelter is located on New Lair Road, south of Safety Way.