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Today's News

  • Substation hit again by copper thieves

    A second wire theft has been reported at a KU substation located on Smith Martin Lane.
    The ground copper wiring theft was reported on Wednesday, April 11, by Kentucky Utilities representative Travis Jones.
    “This is the second copper theft I have investigated at a substation in the past week. The first one occurred at the substation located on KY 356,” said Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Tuan Kreer. “If people keep going into these substations, we are eventually going to get a call about a dead body.”

  • Deputies investigate jewelry heist

    The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department is still investigating a substantial jewelry theft at a residence on A. Keller Lane.
    According to a report filed by the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, Debra Ammerman, resident of A Keller Lane, reported a burglary at her residence on Sunday, April 15, at 2:17 a.m.
    “Deputy Chris Shields responded to the call made by Mrs. Ammerman,” said Det. Paul Olin. “The victim informed him that several pieces of jewelry had been taken from her jewelry box a few days prior to reporting.”

  • Did you know?

    Earth Day 5K and children’s walk
    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce is hosting two Earth Day activities on Saturday.
    A one-mile run for kids will begin at 8:30 a.m. followed at 9 a.m. with a 5K run/walk. Both events will take place at the Cynthiana Airport with registration to begin at 7:30 a.m.
    For more information, contact the Chamber office at 234-5236.

    Raggedy Ann Festival is Saturday
    The 10th annual Raggedy Ann Festival will be held at Flat Run Veterans’ Park on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Shoo bop do wha

    Bobby socks and pony tails, poodle skirts and tight-rolled jeans...

    We go together like
    rama lama lama
    ka dinga da dinga a dong
    remembered for ever like
    shoo bop shoo wadda wadda yipitty boom de boom
    Chang chang chang-it-ty chang shoo-bop
    That’s the way it should be
    Wha oooh yeah!

    ...The Licking Valley Singers and The Golden Age of Rock ‘n Roll.

  • VFW
  • New chef heads up Krubaloo’s at Cynthiana Country Club

    When Chef Clayton Lesak decided to leave the Mitchell’s Fish Market in Newport, he wasn’t looking for “just another job.” He was looking for “the right fit.”
    And, as the new chef at Krubaloo’s at the Cynthiana Country Club, Lesak believes he’s found that “fit.”
    Chef Clayton, 31, was formally trained at Keiser University’s Culinary Arts School in Sarasota, Fla.
    “I learned the fundamentals in culinary schools, but learned to cook working in restaurants,” Lesak said.

  • Community baby shower is Tuesday

    The second annual Harrison County Community Baby Shower will be held on April 24. The event will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m at Westside Elementary. A community baby shower is an event for expectant parents and for parents of children from birth to 3 years old.

  • Decorators’ Showcase to benefit local ombudsman agency

    The Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency (NHOA) of the Bluegrass, which includes Harrison County, will hold the 23rd Decorators’ Showcase at Highland Hall, a historic, privately owned home in Lexington. The house, located at 6208 Old Richmond Road, is one of the original Shelby Houses of Fayette County.

  • Breds blank Nicholas County Monday, Bracken Tuesday

    The Harrison County Thorobreds continued to play well following the spring break trip as they defeated Nicholas County 3-0 Monday night in Carlisle and Bracken County 8-0 Tuesday on the Hilltop.
    The Nicholas County game featured two of the better hurlers in the region as juniors J.D. Wagoner for Nicholas County and Jordan Martin for Harrison County hooked up in a pitchers’ duel.  
    Neither team scored until the top of the fourth though the Thorobreds threatened in the top half of the first.  

  • Three to be honored Friday at Fence of Fame ceremony

    This Friday night on the Hilltop, three of Harrison County’s baseball finest will be honored with having their name added to the Harrison County Baseball Fence of Fame.  
    Mark Clifford, Lee Kendall and Kiley Vaughn will each become a member of the fence of honor.  
    “The Fence of Fame is our way of honoring former Breds baseball players and coaches for their outstanding contributions to the Breds baseball program,” said head Thorobreds Coach Mac Whitaker.
    Mark Clifford