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Today's News

  • Fillies claim District title

    Clutch hitting and a strong pitching performance by Tracey Hicks paved the way for Harrison County’s 4-1 victory on Tuesday night against host Nicholas County in the 38th District Softball Tournament title game.

    The district championship is Harrison County’s third in a row and sixth in the last nine years.

    Harrison County fell behind 1-0 when Nicholas County strung together a triple and single in the top of the second inning, but wasted no time in its half of the inning to take control.

  • Tayana Destiny Williams

    Tayana Destiny Williams

    Tayana Destiny Williams was born to Electra Nicole Feeback and William C. Williams on April 29, 2009 at Georgetown Community Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz., and is welcomed by her brother, Jashon Cater Lewis.

    Maternal grandparents are Rickie Feeback and the late Karen Sue Feeback; maternal great-grandparents are Lillian Pierce and the late Arthur Pierce, and Ann Williams and the late William Williams.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana News, Jan. 4, 1855 - “Maysville and Lexington Railroad - The Receiver, Eben Milton, Esq. Appointed by an order of the Fayette Circuit Court to take charge of the effects of the Maysville and Lexington Railroad Company, proceeded to the execution of his trust on Monday last, and on Tuesday that portion of the road lying between this city (Lexington) and Paris was leased by him to the Lexington and Covington Railroad Company. The extent of the lease is eight months.

  • New Drivers

    NEW DRIVERS

    Gabrielle Michelle Fisher, Jade Elizabeth Jenkins, Michael L. Wilson, Paul E. Wilson III, Michelle Curtis, and Emmalee Rosa.

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report

    HARRISON COUNTY

    SHERIFF’S REPORT

    ACCIDENTS

    May 12 at 6:55 p.m. -- non-injury, US 62 East, Tiffany L. McKinney, 18, Cynthiana, driving a 1994 Ford Explorer, struck Jessie W. McKinney, 20, Cynthiana, driving a 1989 Ford F150.

    May 10 at 11:50 a.m. -- non-injury, Bobtown Road, Brent Wagoner, 22, Cynthiana, driving a 1986 Chevrolet C20, struck Viola C. Ritchie, 82, Paris, driving a 2003 Dodge Stratus.

    May 12 at 2:26 a.m. -- non-injury, KY 32 West, Timothy D. Wiley, 20, Cynthiana, driving a 2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse.

  • Sports Beat

    Breds Baseball Camp

    Mac Whitaker’s “Boys of Summer” Baseball Camp will be held in the mornings, June 8-11 at the Hilltop Baseball Field. Registration will begin on Monday at 8:30 a.m. with all subsequent camp days starting at 8:45. The camp will conclude at 11:30 each morning. For more information, or to pre-register, contact Coach Whitaker at 234-4006. Cost for the four-day camp is $60 per camper.

     

    Breds Soccer Camp

  • Quadris receives special local need label for greenhouse grown tobacco

    For the past few weeks we have continued to see an escalation of disease identified as Target Spot in our float plant systems. In the past we have had little or no control of this and have encouraged producers to get the plants into the fields. Later in the season we see this disease show up in our crops and continually lose weight and production. Dr. Kenny Seebold, Plant Pathologist at the University of Kentucky, has worked to get an emergency label or Quadris in the greenhouse and on the float system. The following is an article that Seebold sent to the agents last Friday.

  • Samuel Eugene Robinson, 87

    Samuel Eugene Robinson, 87

    Samuel Eugene Robinson, 87, died Saturday, May 9, 2009 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center. He was a retired coach, superintendent and served over 30 years as a school administrator. He served as principal of Oddville School from 1957-1958.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis and Ava Belle Mefford Robinson.

  • Mom’s lessons remain as prominent as paint on the basement floor

    “You can paint on the basement floor,” my mother told me.

    I was eight years old or younger... and stunned.

    Mom was going to let me paint on the floor? I was going to be able to use the gray concrete as my huge blank canvas?

    “On the floor?” I asked, just to make sure my ears weren’t deceiving me.

    “Yes... on the floor,” Mom repeated again, probably in between loads of laundry or meal preparations.

    And so I, gathered up all my paints and brushes and went to the basement where I painted on the floor.

  • Fillies third, Breds sixth in regional track

    The Harrison County Fillies track team had its best regional track meet showing in years last Saturday, finishing third overall in the team standings. The HCHS Thorobreds didn’t fare quite as well and finished sixth, with nine schools competing in both meets.

    Harrison County is competing in Class AA for the first time this year, and the drop from AAA apparently helped both teams, in regards to  the numbers of athletes who qualified for this coming weekend’s state meet in Louisville.