Today's News

  • Reunions


    The Anness family reunion will be held Sunday, June 6. A potluck lunch will be served at noon at Northside Elementary School. All family and friends are invited to attend.


    Joseph and Lydia Fleming Cummins were married in Bourbon County, Ky. in 1793 and lived at Antioch Mills in what is now Harrison County, Ky. They had 13 children and 140 grandchildren.  Eight of the children went to Illinois in early 1800s and the other five stayed in Kentucky. Anyone with Cummins family connections is invited to attend.

  • Harrison County qualifies for state in 13 events at regional

    On an extremely hot afternoon, the Harrison County Fillies and Thorobreds qualified 10 individuals and three relays for the state track meet, which begins this Thursday June 3, at the University of Louisville’s Cardinal Park. 

    In the overall team competition, the Fillies finished fourth of nine teams and the Thorobreds finished fifth of 10 teams. 

    Leading the way for the Fillies was sophomore Natasha Ingram, who took second in the shot put with her personal best of 33’1/2” and second in the discus with a throw of 97’4”.

  • Mike’s Minute

    The death of John Wooden at age 99, a few months short of 100, has caused an out pouring of love and affection for him throughout the sports world. 

    Even some politicians commented on his death, but like most things they say it was more for publicity than actual affection. 

    Wooden, who was born in Hall, Ind., in 1910, was more than the coach whose teams won 10 NCAA championships. 

  • Museum Musings

    * Log Cabin, March 24, 1906 - “Interurban Road - An engineering corps composed of the senior class in civil engineering of the State College, Lexington, has begun a survey for an interurban line from Lexington to Cynthiana by way of Russell Cave turnpike. The work being done under the supervision of Mr. W. A. Newman and under direct charge of Mr. Nesbit. The parties who are having the work done are reported to be Eastern capitalists, but Mr. Newman declined to give their names. The proposed line will run through Centerville, Jacksonville, and Broadwell to Cynthiana.

  • Engagements

    •Regina Riley and John K. Lyons announce their engagement.

    • Johnny W. Beckett Jr. and Stephanie M. Miller announce their upcoming marriage at their home.

    • Lindsey Cockrell and Skyler Jones will be married on July 10 in Lexington.

  • Track season wraps up with state meet in Louisville

    The 2010 track and field season ended Thursday evening in Louisville for the Harrison County Thorobreds and Fillies at the AA State Meet. 

    “We didn’t score a lot of points or place as well as we would have liked, but it was a great experience for our athletes,” Coach Danny Simpson commented. 

    The Thorobreds were not able to score, but performed well.



    Larry Tomlin vs. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., motion hour; (motion to withdraw), motion granted, order entered.

    America’s Car-Mart, Inc. vs. Shelby Tucker, motion hour; motion passed.

    Baptist Healthcare Systems, Inc. vs. Gayle Beckett, motion hour; motion passed.

    Asset Acceptance LLC vs. Penelope H. Young, motion hour; motion granted, order entered.

    Asset Acceptance LLC vs. William Reed, motion hour; motion previously granted, order entered.

  • Engagements

    •Jarrod Napier and Shannon Armstrong to marry June 26, 2010 in a private double-ring ceremony at 1 p.m.

  • Property Transfers


    Clarence L. Lebus and Lane H. Lebus to Emily Ware and Joseph A. Payton II, Lot 17 - Unit 2 of the Desha Point Subdivision, 1.656 acres, $320,000.

    Clyde L. Taylor and Peggy Jo Taylor to Scott R. Curtis and Sandra T. Curtis, 6.000 acres on New Lair Road (Ky. 982), $13,625.93.

    Lucas Cummings to Amber Cummings, Lot 15 in the Hill Top Heights Subdivision (105 Miley Ave.).

    Mary June Brunker, Jack Martin Goins-Trustee to Mary June Brunker, 1.00 acres on Oddville Pike (US 62).

  • Sports Beat

    2010-11 HCHS cheerleaders selected

    Youth is the focus for the Harrison County High School cheerleading squad for the coming school year. Ten of the 18 members of the squad are freshmen and sophomores for a young yet experienced squad.