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Today's News

  • Investigations need public assistance

    The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s help regarding several investigations.

    A burglary on Stratton Road in the Robinson area has the sheriff’s office looking for a slender white male with shoulder-length brown/grey hair in his 40’s, driving a black 1990’s Chevrolet 4x4. Det. Paul Olin said the suspect allegedly took property from a residence two weeks ago.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Feb. 5

    Homemade from the Heart with Beckie Grear. Thursday, Feb. 5 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Learn how to make greeting cards. All material will be provided. Registration will be limited to first 10 adults.

    FRIDAY, Feb. 6

    Free Tax Preparation will be provided by the state organization KDVA at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library on Feb. 7. Anyone may register for an appointment (no walk-ins will be accepted) by calling Lee Zuhars at (502) 209-5382.

  • Going strong after 43 years

    The Sunrise Homemakers Club continues to be a strong and active club--formed in 1946. Margie Rainey was one of the 21 that formed the club and is a Charter Member of the Harrison County Homemakers. Present membership is 22. This year five new members were welcomed. They are Peggy Barlow, Janice Griffin, Marilyn Moss, Shawna O’Brien, and Sherry Williams.

  • “Beware of sheep bait”; trust only God alone

    Touted as the youngest ordained minister in history, 4-year-old Marjoe Gortner burst onto the Holy Ghost revival scene in the late 1940s.

    His father, a second-generation preacher, trained the boy, who had a talent for sweeping and pointed gestures, to proclaim the name of “Jay-zus” — and bilk money from the faithful who came to hear him preach.

  • Hilltop News

    The recent bad weather has the athletic department and coaches at Harrison County High School scrambling to make some sense of their respective schedules as the regular season is winding down and post-season play is looming.

    With cancellations of games and attempts at having them rescheduled, here is the latest scheduling news for winter sports teams at HCHS.

  • Academic Briefs

    HATFIELD

    The Dean for Academic Affairs at Alice Lloyd College has named Lauren Margaret Hatfield, a pre-pharmacy junior, to the Distinguished Deans List. In order to be honored for this achievement, a student must maintain a grade point average of 3.8 or above.

    Lauren is the daughter of Myron and Joyce Hatfield, formally of Cynthiana. She is the granddaughter of Lula C. Thomas and Betty Hatfield of Cynthiana.

    HIGH SCHOOL

    HONORS BAND CLINIC

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Emily Marie Earlywine, Jan. 29, daughter of Nina Earlywine and Larry Earlywine; Dustin Ray Morris, Feb. 2, son of Stephen and Michelle Morris; Alexandra Noelle Tumey, Dec. 17, daughter of Jessica and David Tumey.

  • Kearns family thanks family and friends for support

    To the editor,

    My family would like to thank all of you so very much for the flowers, cards, letters, food and also gave money when we lost our beloved daughter Danyell Beth Kearns on Jan. 6, 2009. It meant so much to us to see she had so many family and friends that loved her and we had so many family and friends to lean on. She will be missed so much but never forgotten.

    The money that was donated on her behalf will be used towards a headstone for her grave. This will be her last gift and it will come from all of you.

  • Kentucky Medication Aide course offered during night class at MCTC-LVC

    Beginning Feb. 10, 2009, the Licking Valley Campus of Maysville Community & Technical College will be offering a Kentucky Medication Aide Course for Certified Nursing Assistants.  Though this is not a new class offering at LVC, exciting changes have been made to make this class readily available to those seeking certification.

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report

    HARRISON COUNTY

    SHERIFF’S REPORT

    ACCIDENTS

    Jan. 27 at 3:58 p.m. -- non-injury, US 62 East, George B. Brumley, 45, Mt. Olivet, driving a 1999 Ford F350.

    Jan. 29 at 9:55 a.m. -- non-injury, KY 32 West, Robert Bass, 66, Cynthiana, driving a 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo.

    CASEee^REPORTS

    Jan. 22 at 4:39 p.m. -- Angela Curzio, 31, of Berry, reported a burglary, second degree, at her home.

    Jan. 22 at 6:41 a.m. -- Rudy Miller, 52, of Lang Road, reported theft from an automobile and criminal mischief, third degree at his residence.