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Today's News

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report

    HARRISON COUNTY

    SHERIFF’S REPORT

    ACCIDENTS

    Dec. 18 at 5:43 p.m. -- non-injury, Stratton Road, David W. Parks, 48, Cynthiana, driving a 2006 Dodge Ram 2500, struck David Morris, Cynthiana, driving a 2004 Dodge Neon.

    Dec. 20 at 7:24 p.m. -- non-injury, KY 1054 South, Joseph A. Bocska, 48, Berea, driving a 1996 Mercury Marquis.

    Dec. 23 at 7:45 p.m. -- injury, Old Lair Road, Lewis Coppage, 39, Cynthiana, driving a 1994 Ford Mustang.

  • Harrison wrestlers take two of five matches in the Region 7 Super Duals

    The Christmas break brought Harrison County wrestlers to the mats in the Region 7 Super Duals in Lexington Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 22 and 23, but couldn’t give the Breds a state duals berth.

    Harrison County won two of its five matches during the two-day event.

    On Monday, Harrison County opened against Woodford, which it has done at least three consecutive years.

    Woodford claimed the first match 52 to Harrison’s 21.

    HCHS Coach Russ Riegel said there were some bright spots in the match.

  • Soldier Support Group thanks community

    To the editor,

    I, personally, and on behalf of the Soldier Support Group, would like to thank everyone that helped to make our Christmas boxes for our troops a success.

    I am very thankful and proud that I can call Cynthiana and Harrison County my home. Ask anyone in town, “Whats happening?” and the answer is always, “nothing ever happens here.” But this past year I’ve had the pleasure to learn and get to know that there is all types of things happening.

  • McKee shares promising news for farmers

    FRANKFORT FOCUS

    A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

    with State Representative Tom McKee

     

    FRANKFORT – Earlier this month, Kentucky’s farmers got a welcome dose of good news when we learned 2008 would be another record year for the money paid for our crops and livestock.

  • January named National Radon Action Month

    Radon Causes 100 Times More Deaths than Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: EPA Launches National Radon Action Month

    Did you know?

    •Breathing home indoor radon causes nearly 100 times more deaths each year than carbon monoxide poisoning.

    •Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer behind smoking.

    •Some 20,000 people will die this year due to breathing too much radon without even knowing it.

  • New Drivers

    NEW DRIVERS

    Jonathan Embry and Polly Whalen.

  • Sports Beat

    Breds 2009 Football schedule released

    Paris High School, tradition-rich over the past 30 years, but win-starved in the last five, will be returning to the Harrison County High School football schedule for the 2009 grid campaign. The Greyhounds will be the Thorobreds opponent for the first game that will be played at the new HCHS football field on Sept. 4.

  • Thanks for Recipe for Reading

    Dear Editor:

  • Pawley named Chamber of Commerce's Artist of the Month

    Joe Pawley is the Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce’s December Artist of the Month. His art form is metal sculpture, which he creates using various processes of welding. Joe has been a Welding Instructor for the Harrison County ATC for seven years. During that time, he has instructed many local and neighboring counties’ students in both basic and advanced welding processes.

  • Holiday season can be tough for those still grieving

    By Mary McKenzie, Hospice grief counselor

    As the holidays surround us, the absence of a loved one continues to remind us that it is not going to be the same this year. Even though it has been in the back of our minds; it really was so far away, and now it is here. Holiday grief contains elements of dread.