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Today's News

  • Skaters are being blamed for vandalism at park

    To the editor;

    This is in response to the April 2 front page article on vandalism at the River Road “skate park.” The reasons for removing the skate park equipment where listed as vandalism, littering, and foul language. I agree all of these things should not be happening in the park area at all.

  • Emma Sue Courtney

    Emma Sue Courtney

    Emma Sue Courtney was born to Matthew Douglas and Virginia Sue Courtney of Berry, Ky. on March 10, 2009 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 5 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Harry G. and Lucinda R. Tilton of Mt. Olivet, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are Ellison Glenn and Emma Sue Tilton, and Clarence and Gloria Goins.

    Paternal grandparents are Teddy Louis and Mary Francis Courtney of Cynthiana.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, April 30

    Gardening Together. Friday, April 30 for ages 4-12. Mother and child garden project. Learn how to transplant flowers and decorate the pot. This program is sponsored by the Harrison County Garden Club and the library, in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Pre-registration is required and appreciated.

    FRIDAY, May 1

  • Easton-Hutchison plan June wedding

    Sabra Oller of Georgetown, Ky. and Robert Gray Easton II of West Palm Bay, Fla., announce the upcoming nuptials of their daughter, Lauren Olivia Easton, to Aaron Ashley Hutchison, both of Cynthiana, Ky. He is the son of Joe and Ann Hutchison of Cynthiana.

    The wedding will take place in Pikeville, Ky. on June 6, 2009. The couple will reside in Cynthiana.

  • Leith to perform at Sea World

    Ted Leith, former resident and son of Tom and Anna Leith of Cynthiana, will be one of 12 drummers that will be performing onstage at SeaWorld San Diego from May 1 through Labor Day.

  • Embry Lynn Marshall

    Embry Lynn Marshall

    Embry Lynn Marshall was born to Autumn Grinstead and Chris Marshall of Sadieville, Ky. on Jan. 20, 2009 at Georgetown Community Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 12 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Rhonda (Doug) Grinstead-Kinder of Winchester and Richard Grinstead.

    Paternal grandparents are Pat and Darin Marshall of Paris; great-grandparents are Dorothy and Curtis Justice of Georgetown and Bobby and Ann Green.

  • ‘God is pleased when we try to reach out to one another’

    Truly, when God created the 24-hour day he did not factor in blogging.

    There’s got to be trillions of people who detail their every thought, word and deed and breakfast item (complete with photos) on their blog (“Web log,” an online diary of sorts).

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report

    HARRISON COUNTY

    SHERIFF’S REPORT

    ACCIDENTS

    April 20 at 5:30 p.m. -- non-injury, Lemons Lane, Wayne Cordray, 67, Cynthiana, driving a 1989 Chevrolet S10.

    April 21 at 8:34 a.m. -- injury, Ky 1842 North, Julie D. Price, 41, Cynthiana, driving a 2006 Ford F250.

    April 20 at 10:11 p.m. -- non-injury, Ky 32 West, Jessie L. Hennig, 19, Cynthiana, driving a 1989 Ford F350.

    April 21 at 6:40 a.m. -- non-injury, Ky 1842 East, Howard Sosbe Jr., 53, Cynthiana, driving a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado, hit a deer.

  • Harrison County Circuit Court

    HARRISON CIRCUIT COURT

    Judge Robert McGinnis

    presiding April 21, 2009

    CIVIL CASES

    LaSalle Bank National Association as Trustee vs. Kevin Bell, motion hour; (motion for possession of property), counsel not present, passed.

    National City Mortgage Co. vs. Randall Lee North, motion hour; (motion confirming sale, taking credit and ordering deed), sustained order, deed approved.

    Kentucky Bank vs. unknown heirs of Dallas H. Tackett, motion hour; sustained judgment.

  • Fillies win third tournament of the season

    The Harrison County Fillies softball team kept its winning streak alive, winning six games over the weekend and capturing the championship of the Whitley County/First Priority  Invitational Tournament.

    The Fillies now have won 11 games in a row and 16 of their last 17, as their season’s record stands at 17-3.

    In the Whitley County tournament, Harrison County won all of its pool play games, defeating Cumberland County on Friday night, 7-0, and two more pool play games on Saturday, 14-5 over McCreary Central and 6-3 over Middlesboro.