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Today's News

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Feb. 26

    Resumes 101. Thursday, Feb. 26 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. or 1-2 p.m. in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. This class is computer based and is limited. Learn the basic dos and don'ts of a resume as well as job search ideas.Pre-registration is not needed.

    FRIDAY, Feb. 27

    Story Hour. Friday, Feb. 27 from 4:30-5 p.m. for ages 2-5 in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Pre-registration is not needed.

  • Harrison County District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT

    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding Feb. 5, 2009

    PROBATE CASE

    Estate of Barry Wayne Perkins, settlement; order entered.

    FELONY CASES

    Billy J. Coleman, 1977, preliminary hearing; flagrant non-support; (amended to non-support), guilty plea entered, pursuant to written plea agreement.

    Brian Hiten, 1979, continued first appearance; flagrant non-support; dismissed.

    Billy Reffett, 1982, revocation hearing; dismiss without prejudice.

  • Property Transfers

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS

    Homesales, Inc. to William R. Withers, property on Main Street, $59,000.

    Gerald M. Whalen and Bonnie B. Whalen to James O. Finch Jr. and Helen M. Finch, Lot 1 - Unit 2 (Charlotte Drive) in Grandview Addition, $145,000.

    James D. Lyon-Trustee of the Bankruptcy Estate of Jerrod Bryant Steward and April Carr Steward to William T. Chambers, Lots 3 and 4 of Milner Subdivision West (1234 Robinson-Renaker Road), Berry, Ky., $56,000.

  • Safety in the landscape after recent storms

    Kentucky has been through it recently. From the shock and destruction of the recent ice and snowstorms to the out-of-season, spring-like storms that brought damaging winds to already vulnerable landscape trees, residents are reeling trying to figure out where to start the cleanup process.

  • Food is available to those in need

    To the editor:

    Last week you printed a letter concerning a lady not getting help when she needed it. This upset me, so I jumped in trying to locate this lady, which I did with the help of another person. I have talked with her, and we got everything straightened out. She was in the dark about where and whom she could turn to and the person who refused her help must have been in the dark also.

    The Food Pantry has no financial guidelines for getting food and the only time one is refused food is when it is being abused and never if children are involved.

  • Northside Elementary "Jumps Rope for Heart"

    Alex Tumey, 10, jumped rope Friday afternoon for Northside Elementary’s Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser. Students raised money to be donated to the American Heart Association. Tumey is a member of Mrs. Posey’s fourth grade class.

  • Speeding drivers kill family pets

    To the editor,

    I would just like to write and say I think it is awful how fast people drive on US 62 E. and how heartless people can be. On Sunday, Feb. 8 my 12 month old puppy had got out and was near the road. Someone hit him and didn’t even care enough to stop.

    He passed away. It was just like losing one of my children. He was our best friend. So I hope who ever did this to our family will please slow down. We miss our babe very much and this won’t bring him back but it may save another animals life. His name was Tank.

    Heaven Herrington

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

  • Southside Elementary celebrates 100 days of school

    Students in Tammy Free’s Kindergarten class at Southside Elementary recently dressed up like they were 100 years old to celebrate 100 days of school. Dressing up were, front row, from left, Nevaeh Taylor, Marshall Canupp; back row, Katie Florence, Kendra Fizette, Nick Royalty, Richard Harris, Sara Newman, and Laurel McDaniel.

  • Cynthiana Christian Church and Judge Executive thanked for "first class manner"

    To the editor,

    I just wanted to thank everyone that worked so hard during the ice storm, especially the Cynthiana Christian Church.

    They made all those without power feel right at home and ran the shelter in a first class manner. Also, thanks to all those businesses that donated food, it was greatly appreciated and no one went without.

    County Judge Alex Barnett came into the shelter on a daily basis to keep everyone abreast of the restoration progress being made. Too bad we can’t clone Alex.