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Today's News

  • Sports Beat

    Young plays for WKU against Vols

    Former Harrison County offensive and defensive lineman Chris “Buba” Young saw his first varsity football action last weekend on a big stage. Young has earned the starting nod for Western Kentucky University’s Hilltoppers as the team’s long-snapper. Young, a red-shirt freshman, played for the Toppers in their 63-7 loss to the Tennessee Volunteers on Saturday at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville.

  • Reunions

    HCHS CLASS OF 1984

    Come join the class of 1984 in celebrating its 25th year reunion. The reunion will take place Sept. 12 at the Holiday Inn North in Lexington. It will start with a dinner buffet of barbecue ribs, fried chicken, and fried catfish at 6 p.m. The party/dance will begin at 8. The cost of the buffet is $35 per person and the cost of just attending the party/dance is $15 per person.

    Contact Robin Glascock if you would like more information at 234-7533.

    HCHS CLASS OF 1994

  • Luallen releases audit of Sheriff’s tax settlements

    The audit of the Sheriffs Settlement 2008 Taxes for Harrison County Sheriff, Bruce Hampton, for the period March 29, 2008 through March 27, 2009 has been released, according to State Auditor Crit Luallen. State law requires the Auditor to annually audit the accounts of each county sheriff. In compliance with this law, the Auditor issues two sheriff s reports each year: one reporting on the audit of the sheriff’s tax account and the other reporting on the audit of the fee account used to operate the office.

  • School Menus

    Sept. 14-18

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL

    MONDAY: Cereal, biscuits, jelly, juice choices, choice of milk.

    TUESDAY: Waffles with syrup, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Cereal, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: Biscuits, hash browns, egg, juice choices, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: Coffee cake, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

  • Church Briefs

    BONFIRE REVIVAL

    A “Bonfire Revival” will be held daily from 6-7:30 p.m. beginning Sept. 4 through Oct. 4 at 104 Carr Rd. off US 27 north of Cynthiana. The revival is sponsored by Jordan Imani Ministries and Partners.

    For more information, call Jeff or Shirley Jordan, 513-310-3116 or 513-521-3723.

    CENTRAL CHRISTIAN

    Revival services will be held at Central Christian Church, corner of Second and Riggs, Sept. 20-23. Bro. George Faull is the evangelist.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

  • ‘Sometimes you just have to eat the stale doughnuts’

    I’m always the first one in the newsroom in the morning and there’s often leftover food from the night crew left out on the counter.

    Normally I toss it out because it’s usually uncovered, which means bugs and mice probably crawl over it and poop on it...

    Today a big white box sat on the counter, and because I’m a trained newsperson, I had to investigate. I mean, it’s my job and all.

  • Grieving is difficult for children

    A new school year has teachers hopeful that lessons have not been forgotten over the summer. Often a long break can bring even greater changes in family and emotional coping of a child by a death. Returning to school can be comparatively as stressful as an adult going back to work after only a few bereavement days; yet even more so for a child considering developmental factors.

  • Harrison County High School library receives Laura Bush Foundation grant

    A new year at the Harrison County High School library means the turning of several pages.

    “It’s great to see kids reading...” said HCHS library media specialist Stacy Cawley. “We just want to get books in our students’ hands.”

    As the recipient of several new grants, Cawley said it will be easier to supply the library and its students with books.

    “We saw that our collection was getting outdated,” Cawley said.

    Cawley said she researched library grants and applied.

  • 'Taste' draws large crowd to downtown Cynthiana

    The downtown streets of Cynthiana were bustling Saturday morning and afternoon during the ‘Taste of Harrison County.’

    Sponsored by the Cynthiana Lions Club, the day’s festivities included entertainment, food, and booths around the courthouse lawn.

    “We were really pleased with Saturday’s turn out,” said coordinator Trish Jenkins. “It’s always great to see people having fun right here in Cynthiana, while also supporting local businesses, restaurants, organizations and vendors.”