Today's News

  • Wrestling region this weekend at Dunbar

    The large number of schools participating has caused the wrestling region to be changed to a Friday night and Saturday format. Friday night starts at 6 p.m.; Saturday at 10 a.m. 

    Harrison County will have four wrestlers in the top four seeds in their weight classes along with 11 others who will compete in hopes of grabbing some points for the Thorobreds.

  • Amelia Grace Simpson

    Amelia Grace Simpson

    Amelia Grace Simpson was born to Drew and Carrie Simpson of Cynthiana on Jan. 12, 2010 at St. Joseph East Hospital in Lexington, Ky. She weighed 6 lbs. 3 oz.

  • Top-notch care delivered at Harrison Memorial Hospital

    To the editor:

    I was a patient at Harrison Memorial Hospital on Jan. 13, 2010, through Jan. 18, 2010. I want to state that I had the most professional and caring nurses and doctors that I have ever had at any time in my life.

  • Property Transfers


    Wanda D. Hartin to John W. Lovelace, 1.60 acres on Ky. 36 (Williamstown Road).

    Quit Claim Deed: Erin E. McGee to Patrict W. McGee, property in Harrison County, Lot 20 of Grandview Subdivision.

    Marilyn W. Huffman and Emily Huffman to Charles L. Huffman, Tract 2 - 59.42 acres in Harrison County, $200,000.

    Sole Ownership - Cash Deed for Kentucky: Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Linda Byrd, 4.953 acres at 1688 Ky. Hwy. 1842 North (Tract 11-F), $51,500.

  • Academic Briefs


    Josh Curtis, son of Bob and Dianna Curtis of Cynthiana, was recently named to the fall semester  Dean’s List at Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Lexington.


    The following students from your area have been named to the Dean’s List for the 2009 fall semester at Georgetown College, announced Provost/Dean of the College, Dr. Rosemary Allen. The Dean’s List honors undergraduate students who completed the semester with at least 12 hours and a 3.7 GPA.

  • Texting bill passes House

    A bill that would ban texting while driving and any cell phone use for drivers under 18 years old, moves on to the state senate this week in Frankfort.

    In an 80-16 vote, House Bill 43 was passed in the state House of Representatives last Thursday.

    Rep. Tom McKee said his vote in favor of the bill was about saving lives.

    “If we save one young person’s life... because we passed that bill... that’s what that ‘yea’ vote was for...” McKee said Friday afternoon.

  • School Menus

    Feb. 15-19

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.



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

    TUESDAY: Pancakes, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.

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

    THURSDAY: Sausage, biscuits, jelly, juice choices, choice of milk.

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


  • Marriage Licenses


    Leanna Rose King, 36, and John Calvin Wright, 43, married Jan. 6, 2010.

    Heather Ruth Adkins, 20, and Aaron Otis Jackson, 18, married Jan. 23, 2010.

    Glenda Rose Yoder, 24, and Phillip John Byler, 23, married Jan. 8, 2010.

    Tiffany Lauren Caudill, 24, and Timothy Kyle Muntz, 28, married Aug. 29, 2008.

  • Museum Musings

    * Log Cabin, December 1912 -- “The Servant in the House’ appreciates an Electric Iron. Ironing Made Easy. Wash Day is never ‘blue Monday’ if the laundress uses a G.E. Flat Iron. The General Electric Iron has solved in great measure, the difficulty now-a-days of getting servants to do laundry work. It is being used in thousands of homes all over the country and is universally satisfactory. Let us show you one. For Sale by Cynthiana Electric Light Co.”

  • Harrison County Family Court


    Judge Barbara Paul

    presiding Feb. 3, 2010


    Zachary D. Ensor vs. Allison M. Huff, domestic; pass to be re-noticed, order entered.

    Crystal Dianne Culberson vs. Heath Robert Culberson, motion hour; (motion for contempt), motion withdrawn, order entered.

    Jerry Hicks vs. Melissa S. Hicks, motion hour; (motion for review), agreed order entered.


    Rhonda Sue Chandler vs. Steve L. Chandler, motion hour; (motion to amend prior order), amend to no-contact.