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Today's News

  • Arnett-Switzer to wed Saturday

    Ms. Ronnie Arnett of Anchorage, Alaska announces the engagement of her daughter, Susan Jane Arnett, to Elijah Clay Switzer.  Elijah is the son of Cynthiana residents Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Switzer.

    Their wedding will take place this Saturday, May 9 at the Cynthiana Christian Church at 5:30 p.m. All friends and family are welcome to attend.

    A private reception is being held at the Blue Licks State Resort Lodge.

  • FSA to extend some Conservation Reserve Program contracts

    USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will offer certain producers the opportunity to modify and extend their Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts that are scheduled to expire on Sept. 30, 2009.

    CRP is a voluntary program for agricultural landowners. CRP protects millions of acres of American topsoil from erosion and is designed to safeguard the Nation’s natural resources. Participants receive annual rental payments and cost-share assistance to establish long-term, resource conserving covers on eligible farmland.

  • Harrison County Circuit Court

    HARRISON CIRCUIT COURT

    Judge Barbara Paul

    presiding April 29, 2009

    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

    Deana Marie Roark vs. Mitchell Todd Roark, domestic violence; dismissed.

  • Tracksters prepping for regionals

    The Harrison County Thorobreds and Fillies track teams are on the last lap of the regular season with the regional track meet two weeks away.

    Both the Breds and Fillies competed at Dunbar High School in Lexington on Saturday in the Bearcat/Bulldog Invitational, with that regional meet as a primary impetus.

  • Xavier Thomas Kirk

    Xavier Thomas Kirk

    Xavier Thomas Kirk was born to Jessica Slade and Daniel Kirk on April 4, 2009 at Georgetown Community Hospital. He weighed 5 1/2 lbs.

    Maternal grandparents are Mary Ann Slade and the late Jessie Slade; maternal great-grandparents are the late Marie and Adrian Palmer and the late Ruby and Erman Kelly.

    Paternal grandparents are Ginger and Jackie Dunn; paternal great-grandparents are Pauline Rodgers and the late Cassie Rodgers.

  • Harrison District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT

    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding April 27, 2009

    FELONY CASES

    Thomas E. Clifton, 1968, preliminary hearing; robbery-first degree; preliminary hearing waived, case bound over to grand jury.

    Catherine Liver, 1983, preliminary hearing; robbery-first degree; preliminary hearing waived, case bound over to grand jury.

    MISDEMEANOR CASES

  • St. Edward Honor Roll

    ST. EDWARD

    HONOR ROLL

    The St. Edward Catholic School Honor Roll for the third quarter include:

    All A’s

    Second grade: Clay Furnish, Grace Simpson.

    Third grade: Sydney Perraut.

    Fourth grade: Alexis Lanza, Hayden Switzer.

    Fifth grade: Christopher Mashburn, Jared Thomas, Colin Coy.

    A/B

    Second grade: Kyle Barnes, John Schreiber, Nicholas LaFleur.

    Third grade: Dillon Gasser, Wesley Ritchie, Jacob Walker, Kory Beth Whitehead, Blake Gasser.

    Fourth grade: Drew Furnish, Abby Cooper.

  • Elridge is KET guest May 8

    Colmon Elridge III, executive assistant to Gov. Steve Beshear, director of faith-based and community initiatives and director of strategic initiatives is the next guest on  Connections with Renee Shaw. The program airs Friday, May 8, at 4/3 p.m. CT on KET2 and Sunday, May 10 at 1:30/12:30 p.m. CT on KET1.

  • Church Briefs

    BERRY UNITED

    METHODIST

    On Saturday May 9, Berry United Methodist Church will host a bake sale at the Cynthiana Super Wal-Mart from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be baked goods, hot dogs, pop, and our “Feeding the Flock” Cook Books for sale. We will close earlier if we sell out.

    Sunday, May 10 is Mother’s Day, all churches across Harrison County, including the Berry United Methodist Church, will have a Mother’s Day program at Berry United Methodist Church at 11 a.m. and everyone is welcome to attend.

    HOUR OF

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Birth announced this week are: Ben Curtis Northcutt, April 28, son of Brian and Donna Northcutt.

    Former Harrison County baseball standout Chris Snopek was traded to the Cincinnati Reds. Snopek was playing for the AAA Pawtucket Pawsox, was traded by the parent Boston Red Sox to the Reds in exchange for outfielder Johnny Oliver, a 1996 No. 1 draft choice.

    Harrison County Fillies softball improves their record to a glittering 18-6.