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Today's News

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Case reports

    July 14 – At 3:07 a.m., police investigated the report of harassing and threatening phone calls. The calls, according to the officer, appeared to be racially motivated.

    July 14 – At 10:28 p.m., police investigated a fight between two women who allegedly are dating the same men.

    July 15 – At 3:05 p.m., police were called to Walmart where a couple was arguing in the parking lot.

  • HCHS offers season tickets with reserved seating and parking

    Season ticket prices and game admission prices will remain unchanged for the 2009-10 school year, with one additional option available.

    At the new stadium, there are 300 chair back seats in the middle section of the bleachers. Those seats will be offered as reserved seats for $50 per seat. If a family ,or group, purchases at least four seats, they will also receive a parking pass that will get them a reserved parking spot close to the stadium.

  • Sports Beat

    Football Alumni banquet is Aug. 8

    The 2009 inductees into the Harrison County Football Alumni Association’s Hall of Fame will be feted on Aug. 8 at the annual Hall of Fame Banquet that will be held at the Harrison County High School cafeteria. A reception in honor of the 2009 inductees will begin at 4 p.m., followed by the banquet at 5.

  • Paris event will raise money for memorial scholarship

    Plans are underway for the second annual Travis Fryman Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser. The event will be held Aug. 8, at Legion Park in Paris, Ky.

    The event will have activities for everyone including a car/tractor show, various musical acts, food, a dunking booth, cornhole tournament, silent auction, children’s activities and a cruise in. The event is being held as a remembrance of Travis Fryman and to raise money for an on-going scholarship in his memory. The first scholarship was given in  March 2009 as a result of funds raised from the fundraiser.

  • Museum Musings

    * Log Cabin, Feb. 17, 1899 - “The most reliable thermometers in Cynthiana showed that early Monday morning the temperature had reached the very low point of 36 degrees below zero, and Cynthiana seems to have been about the coldest point in the state. Two government test thermometers, used by the distilleries for taking the temperature of beer, registered at 36 below, while a similar thermometer at another point registered 35 degrees below at eight o’clock Monday morning, and it was possibly even colder before daybreak.

  • Reunions

    HCHS CLASS

    OF 1999

    The Harrison County High School Class of 1999 invites all HCHS Class of 1999 alumni to a luau at the Cynthiana Country Club on Aug. 29 from 7 to 11 p.m.

    A cocktail hour will begin at 7 p.m., with dinner served at 8 p.m.  Cost is $30 for one person, or $50 for a couple.

    For additional details, visit the class’ website at http://www.hchsclassof99.blogspot.com/ or its Facebook page: HCHS 1999.

  • Marriage Licenses

    MARRIAGE LICENSES

    Shawna Renea Swanson, 31, and Shelby Gene Cornett Jr., 34, married July 4, 2009.

    Laura Gail Anness, 23, and Sean Anthony Espinola, 24, married July 11, 2009.

    Rebecca Marie Phillips, 27, and Joseph Daniel McKenzie, 28, married July 18, 2009.

    Elizabeth Jane McGhee, 25, and Patrick Lee Butcher, 28, married July 18, 2009.

    Nichole Mashell Adams, 18, and Justin Eugene Tolliver, 20, married July 18, 2009.

    Julie Hall Wiley, 23, and Justin Adam Rayborn, 25, married July 25, 2009.

  • Academic Briefs

    ALLENS

    Mother and son duo both finished college December 2008. 

    Joseph Allen graduated May 9, 2009, with a Bachelor’s in Computer Science from Kentucky State University.  He now resides in Frankfort working as assistant production manager for Kentucky State’s Land Grant Department. 

    Alice Allen will receive her Master’s of Arts in education with special education LBD with a 3.2 GPA from Georgetown College on Aug. 16, 2009.  Alice is the in-school-detention teacher for Harrison County High School.

    GODMAN, RATCLIFFE

  • Volleyball to open at home on Tuesday

    The Harrison County Fillies volleyball team will open its regular season Tuesday at home against Fleming County with all three HCHS teams playing.

    The freshmen will begin play at about 5:30, followed by the junior varsity match, followed by the varsity match, at about 7.

    The Fillies should be primed and ready for the regular season after hosting scrimmages against Williamstown and Bourbon County and also competing in the Bluegrass State Games last weekend.

  • EKPC plans to raise rates for new coal-burning power plant

    To the editor:

    The East Kentucky Power Cooperative plans to raise our electricity rates to build a new coal-burning power plant. They claim that demand for electricity will increase in the coming years, that the new plant will create jobs, and that their new plant will not add to our air pollution.

    What EKPC won’t tell you is that two recent studies clearly demonstrate that these claims are misleading or false.