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Today's News

  • Harrison County District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT

    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding Oct. 5, 2009

    PROBATE CASES

    Estate of Clara M. Dixon, motion hour; (motion to amend), order entered.

    Estate of Lyle T. Fryman, probate hearing; administratrix appointed, order entered.

    CIVIL CASE

    Nicholas County Hospital vs. Laura Watkins, motion hour; order entered.

    SMALL CLAIMS

    Kenneth Burns vs. Jimmy Kearns, other hearing; order entered.

    FELONY CASES

    Billy H. Bevins, 1974, other hearing; apply bond to fines and costs.

  • Harrison County hosts Invitational Cross Country Meet last week

    The Cynthiana Country Club was the site for the Harrison County High School Invitational Cross Country Meet on Oct. 22.  According to Coach Danny Simpson, “The grounds of the Country Club were ideal. Our athletes had their fastest or nearly their fastest times of the season. I was pleased with the way we ran and competed.”

    The varsity boys had their best performance of the year placing fourth in the overall team standings in a very strong field. Jacob Marsh medaled placing 19th in 18:52.

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report

    HARRISON COUNTY

    SHERIFF’S REPORT

    ACCIDENTS

    Oct. 14 at 11:04 a.m. -- non-injury, US 27 North, Marsha Dance, 58, Berry, driving a 2000 Ford Taurus.

    Oct. 19 at 11:45 p.m. -- non-injury, KY 1940, Bobby V. Crump, 34, Paris, driving a 1994 Dodge Caravan, struck a parked 1995 Jeep Cherokee and a 2007 Chevrolet Lumina.

    Oct. 19 at 11 p.m. -- non-injury, Hicks Pike, Vanessa N. Duff, 27, Cynthiana, driving a 1995 Jeep Cherokee, struck a parked bulldozer.

  • Park can feature old and new

    I’m a sucker for old things.

    I enjoy old cars, old furniture, old dishes and old buildings.

    In a photography class, I once had the assignment to photograph an older person.

    Please don’t be offended. It’s a term I use with much admiration.

    “You will find,” my professor said, “that because of age, (lines, wrinkles and all) an older subject will have more character than any other subject you will ever photograph.”

  • Sydney Bradleigh Callahan

    Sydney Bradleigh Callahan

    Sydney Bradleigh Callahan was born to Brad and Renee (Ishmael) Callahan of Georgetown, Ky., on Aug. 7, 2009 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Ky.  She weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz.

  • Sports Beat

    JV Football finishes Monday night

    The Grant County JV squad defeated the Harrison County squad 28-22 Monday evening at Ingles Stadium. The loss left the JV Breds with a 2-5 mark for the season as their season comes to an end. 

    The Harrison County freshman team will host Grant County at Ingles Stadium Thursday night beginning at 6 p.m. The young Harrison County squad has a similar record to the JV and hopes to improve when they host the freshman Braves.

  • Trick or Treat is Oct. 31

    As evenings start getting cooler and the threat looms near for Daylight Savings Time to be abandoned, thoughts must also turn to the ghosts and ghouls and things that go bump in the night.

    Goblins who are 12 years old and under will be taking to the streets on Saturday, Oct. 31, 6-8 p.m. for the annual Halloween “witching (two) hours.”

  • Idol factory open for business

    Today I did not go to the outlet store next to the grocery store.

    That may not mean much to you, but to me it was a major big deal.

    Lately, I haven’t been able to stop at the market without checking out the outlet. Even if I park far away I’ll say, “I need to walk more,” and head over to see what’s new on the racks.

  • Soccer girls fall to Bourbon in region final

    The Harrison County Fillies soccer team had a throw in bounce the wrong way allowing Bourbon County to have a numbers advantage to score the only goal in the regional final Thursday at Bourbon County.   

    In a game where the Fillies executed the game plan almost flawlessly, the errant bounce spelled defeat. Coach Kim Jenkins remarked how well the Fillies played together as a team and deserved a better fate than they received. 

  • Motorists need to slow down

    To the editor:

    I’m writing in regards to what I consider to be an every day worsening problem - reckless, speeding and inattentive drivers on US 62 between Georgetown and Cynthiana. I set cruise control on my vehicle between 50 and 55 mph most all the time because I recognize with the smoother ride of most of today’s vehicles, it is so easy to accelerate beyond the limit. I am passed around curves, crests of hills, in the emergency lanes, as well as in straight stretches... as if I’m sitting still.