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Today's News

  • Extension office to host Couponing 101 workshop

    I remember a time, not so long ago, when couponing was not fashionable. There were even rumors of coupons being discontinued because people just were not using them. The tide has turned.There are hundreds of couponing websites, newspaper columns, blogs and even a television show about extreme couponers. Consumers are searching for ways to make their dollars go farther and couponing can result in significant savings.

  • Museum Musings

    * Charter and Ordinances, 1915 - Sec. 249 - “No automobile or motor vehicle shall be run or propelled upon any of the streets, alleys or ways of the City of Cynthiana, from one hour after sunset to one hour before sunrise without having and keeping lighted one or more lamps or lanterns, which shall be attached to such vehicle so as to be free from obstructions by the other parts thereof and show a white or red light visible from a reasonable distance in both front and rear.”

  • Harrison County Football Alumni

    The Harrison County Football Alumni will hold a meeting on Sunday, Jan. 29 at 2 p.m. at the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office. The meeting is to prepare for the annual banquet to be held in August.
    Hall of Fame inductees, time of banquet and any other business will be discussed.

  • Cynthiana DAR
  • Honor Roll

    ST. EDWARD School
    The St. Edward Catholic School Honor Roll for the second quarter includes:
    First Grade
    Avery Barnes, Kaitlin Barry, Olivia Barry, Jacob Hargett, A.J. Perraut, Rylee Spence.
    First Grade - A/B
    Karley Furnish.

    Second Grade
    Sydney Furnish.
    Second Grade - A/B
    Seanna Skinner, Rachel Rion, Jacob LaFleur, Samuel Finch.

    Third Grade
    Morgan Cooper, Ian Boland.
    Third Grade - A/B
    Victoria Gasser, Nicholas Barry.

    Fourth Grade

  • Academic briefs

    Teresa Bradford of Harrison County was among the 1,760 students who received degrees during graduation ceremonies Dec. 17 at Indiana Wesleyan University’s main campus in Marion.
    Bradford received her  B.S.N. in nursing.

  • Cedar Ridge Health Campus provides Hope for the Holidays to those in need

    The employees of Cedar Ridge Health Campus donated $6,589.51 to the Harrison County Resource Center/School Backpack Program through their annual Hope for the Holidays fundraiser.  Cedar Ridge Health Campus team members were able to raise these funds by hosting events such Jail-A-Thon/ Employee PTO Donation/Holiday Donations during the month of December.

  • HCHS’s Martinez named semifinalist in art contest

    A passion for good grades and art has led a Harrison County High School French II student all the way to the transatlantic semifinals.
    Tonya Martinez, a 15-year-old sophomore at HCHS, was named as one of the 100 semifinalists in the “Rock The Statue Green: A Transatlantic Art Contest,” which celebrated the 125th birthday of the Statue of Liberty.
    As part of a grade, HCHS teacher Tonya Wagoner, required all of her French II students to provide an entry piece for the contest.

  • Food pantry receives Fueling Communities grant from BP

    The Harrison County Food Pantry was selected to receive $3,250 from the BP “Fueling Communities” Program, which provides funds to local charity-based organizations that provide services to those in need in communities where BP supplies gasoline and diesel fuel.
    Scott and Janet McCauley, owners of Northfield Oil, a bulk BP supplier, were familiar with the food pantry’s mission and knew of its struggles.

  • New twist in Brown vs. Brown

    After the wife of former Cynthiana Mayor Jim  Brown had her divorce case dismissed in Johnson County last month, Jim Brown has filed in Harrison County.
    The divorce was filed in Harrison Circuit Court on Dec. 29 by Jim Brown’s brother/guardian Paul D.  Brown, and conservator, Richard M. Wehrle.
    In his case, Brown cites that “the marriage is irretrievably broken.”
    He added that prior to their Feb. 2, 2008, marriage, they signed a prenuptial agreement and that neither party is entitled to maintenance, temporary or permanent.