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Today's News

  • District absorbs school fees

    Back-to-school shopping will be somewhat easier for parents of Harrison County students this year.

    The normal sticker shock at the check-out lane with school supply purchases has been eliminated.

  • Zone change request pushed to August meeting

    A zone change request regarding property at the Business Park off U.S. 62 West has been continued until next month’s Cynthiana-Harrison County-Berry Joint Planning Commission meeting.

    The tabled request was for one parcel of land at the north end of Sea Biscuit Way to be changed from light industry (L1) to heavy industrial (L2).

    The zone change was requested in conjunction with the Economic Development Authority for Cynthiana and Harrison County’s negotiations with United Propane Gas Inc.

  • On a roll

    Since losing to Scott County in the finals of the Scott County Invitational last weekend, the Harrison County Fillies soccer team has been gathering momentum, heading down the stretch of the regular season.

    Last Wednesday, the Fillies notched their biggest win of the season as they dumped perennial regional contender Clark County at LeBus Field, 4-1.

    Harrison County never trailed in the contest and allowed only a penalty kick goal to the Lady Cards that spoiled the shutout.

  • National arts figure to teach at local college workshop

    One might think Cynthiana and Harrison County are a bit off the beaten path for a nationally recognized innovator and leader who is responsible for a brand new movement in this country.

    We might be off the beaten path, but Frank X Walker, founder of the nationally recognized, Affrilachian Movement is coming to town. Through his hard work and networking skills, he has brought a strong spotlight to poetry excellence for Appalachian sources and most particularly as created by African American artists.

  • New drivers

    NEW DRIVERS

    Eric J. Sanders, Erica N. Bond, Andie Mariah McClean, Franklin Kinney, William R Durbin, David A. Wiglesworth, Hannah Coomer, Justin Cifford and Kati Barnes.

  • Whalen second at Grant Co. tourney

    Harrison County senior golfer Polly Whalen appears to have her game rounding into form at just the right time.  With the regional tournament just three weeks away, Whalen had another solid finish last weekend in a one-day tournament.

    Whalen carded a 78 on Saturday at the Eagle Creek Golf Club in Crittenden, good enough for a second place finish in the 65-player field in the Grant County Classic.

  • Shared voices

    Karen Bear began singing when she was 12 years old.

    “I fell in love with Barbra Streisand...” Bear said. “I would sing for hours to her records.”

    Bear’s love for music and singing led to a degree in voice performance and music education and 20 years as a choral director.

    And Bear will soon share her vocal training and choral directing experience with the community as the director of The Licking Valley Singers.

  • Calendar

    THURSDAY, Sept. 17

    Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The program will be a video of the history of the Cynthiana Fire Department with special guests and input from the CFD. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

    FRIDAY, Sept. 18

    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Sept. 18 in Robynwood Heights from 2-3 p.m.

    SATURDAY, Sept. 19

  • Buena Vista Store damaged by fire

    A Buena Vista landmark was severely damaged by fire last week.

    About 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15, Harrison County firefighters were dispatched to a fire at the Buena Vista store. Ilan Bear was passing the store when he saw smoke and called 911.

    Chief Charles Carson said that three of the county fire district’s trucks were at the Harrison County Fair on stand by for a tractor pull. Two additional trucks were on their way to Grant County on a mutual aid call.

  • Harrison Family Court

    HARRISON FAMILY COURT

    Judge David Melcher

    presiding Aug. 5, 2009

    CIVIL CASE

    Jacqueline Yvonne Barker vs. Kenneth Ray Barker II, motion hour; transfer to Scott County.

    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

    Crystal Karen Moore vs. Jerry Wayne Clifford Jr., motion hour; (motion to amend), completed anger management, dismissed.

    David Lee Clem vs. Artie Annabeth Price, domestic violence; one year non-contact by agreement.

    Donna Sue Buenrostro vs. Feliciano Juaro Buenrostro, domestic violence; re-issue EPO.