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Today's News

  • Harrison County archers continue success at Nationals

    Two years ago the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) added an invitation-only tournament to successful archers across North America. It is now the largest archery tournament in the world; attracting almost 5,000 students from across the United States and Canada.

    Harrison County is now turning some heads as they placed 8th in the middle school division out of 65 invited teams. Their elementary division (only 6th grade) placed 13th out of 58 teams. High school archers placed 37th out 84 teams. 

  • American Red Cross swimming/water safety instruction

    Screening and registration for classes will be held Wednesday, May 27 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana Country Club pool. Bring a bathing suit and towel. Fees for each class will be $25 payable at registration. If after registering for a class, a student is unable to participate in that class the fee will be refunded.

  • Special blessings to moms who share faith

    To the editor:

    One day, as Jesus left the temple, He saw a blind man. The disciples asked Jesus, “Why was this man born blind? Was it a result of his sins or those of his parents?”

    “Neither this man nor his parents sinned,” said Jesus, “but this happened so that the work of God might be displayed in his life” (John 9: 1-3).

    Like the blind man, every one of us was born the way we were born so that the work of God may manifest itself through us. We were purposefully designed by our Creator.

  • Isabella Grace Smith

    Isabella Grace Smith

    Isabella Grace Smith was born to Luke and Nikki Smith of Falmouth, Ky. on March 31, 2009 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 5 lbs. 6 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Jackie Gramme and Mike Artlip of Yorkville, Ill.; maternal great-grandparents are George and Marita Gramme and Wayne and Betty Artlip.

    Paternal grandparents are James and Sheryl Smith of Falmouth; paternal great-grandparents are Larry and De Etta Chandler and J.D. and Joann Patridge.

  • New Drivers

    NEW DRIVERS

    Bethany Wagler, William Slack, Elizabeth Tolliver, Michelle May, Jordan Drake, Kenzi Slucher, Megan Nickerson, Zachery Allen Gaunce, Samantha Schweitzer, Charles Overby.

  • Post-season to begin for HCHS teams

    Spring sports at Harrison County High School are wrapping up with four different teams beginning their respective post-seasons this weekend and next week.

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    The Harrison County Breds and Fillies track teams will compete Saturday in the Class AA, Region 4 Track Meet at Paul L. Dunbar High School in Lexington. The meet is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. and is expected to last through mid-afternoon.

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report

    HARRISON COUNTY

    SHERIFF’S REPORT

    ACCIDENTS

    April 26 at 8:44 p.m. -- injury, US 62 West, Christa S. Artrip, 18, Georgetown, driving a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier, struck Bobbie L. Adams, 43, Sadieville, driving a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 PU.

    April 30 at 11:37 p.m. -- non-injury, Grays Run Pike, Jared Flahardy, 29, Cynthiana, driving a 2007 Pontiac G6, struck a parked 2003 Ford Windstar.

    April 27 at 7:08 p.m. -- non-injury, Ky 32 West, Matthew McIlvain, 33, Cynthiana, driving a John Deere 2640.

  • School Menus

    May 18-22

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL

    MONDAY: Cereal, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    TUESDAY: Scrambled eggs, bacon, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Cereal, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: Waffles, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: Cereal, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

    MONDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, toast and jelly, fruit or juice, variety of milk.

  • Harrison County Circuit Court

    HARRISON CIRCUIT COURT

    Judge Robert McGinnis

    presiding May 5, 2009

    CRIMINAL CASES

    Brenda Mick, 1971, preliminary hearing; probation violation; admits violations, probation revoked.

    Matthew E. Peak, 1982, probation  revocation hearing; probation violation; admits violation, probation revoked.

    Leonard P. Henry, 1952, sentencing; assault fourth degree-minor injury; sentenced to 240 days in city jail, probated 2 years, costs.

  • St. Edward to hold Open Houses on May 7 and 21

    To the editor:

    The end of the school year will be here before you know it. We invite you to consider joining us in our mission of forming the mind, heart and soul of children. To that end, St. Edward offers a preschool program which serves children ages 3, 4 and 5 and a school which serves students kindergarten through fifth grade.