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Today's News

  • Grable retiring as St. Edward principal

    When Mary Grable retires as St. Edward’s principal at the end of this school year, it’s obvious what she will miss most - the children.

    “Being with the kids is what I’m really going to miss,” she said. “...It will be a hard change for me.”

    Indeed.

    Grable has been in some sort of classroom with children for almost 40 years.

  • Harrison County District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT

    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding May 18, 2009

    CIVIL CASES

    Asset Acceptance LLC vs. Victoria G. Almeida, motion hour; granted in principal amount of $1,960.89, post-judgment interest and costs.

    Bradley Warren Stump vs. Laura Baily, court trial; hearing held, forcible detainer granted, to vacate on or before May 25.

    Asset Acceptance LLC vs. Julie Baker, motion hour; order entered.

    HSBC Bank Nevada, N.A. vs. Cathy J. Bowman, motion hour; passed to be re-noticed.

  • Alfalfa leafhoppers can cause damage in late cuttings

    The adult leafhopper is winged, pale green, wedge-shaped insect about 1/8 inch long. The pale green to yellow nymphs, are wingless, smaller than the adults, and very quick. Consequently they can remain unnoticed until the plants show “hopperburn.” Both stages feed on the undersides of leaves. They run when disturbed, moving quickly to the opposite side of the leaf or steam like a squirrel running around a tree trunk.

  • Evan Braxton Gann

    Evan Braxton Gann

    Evan Braxton Gann was born to Benjamin and Angel Gann of Cynthiana on April 17, 2009 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.

    He weighed 7 lbs. 15 oz., and is welcomed by his brother Dustin Ford Gann, and sister Chelsey Maria Gann.

    Maternal grandmother is Doris Adams of Cynthiana.

    Paternal grandparents are Sammy and Sherry Gann of Cynthiana, and Lou Etta Wiglesworth of Sadieville, Ky.; paternal grandparent is Cleada Neal of Cynthiana.

  • Tennis, basketball awards announced

     The Harrison County High School tennis teams had their end-of-season awards banquet on Friday night.              

    Co-coaches Betsy Clyde and Phyloss Ross handed out several awards to the Fillies and Thorobreds.

    The Bred Award and Fillie Award were voted on by team members and went to the boy and girl player who best exemplified qualities of leadership, sportsmanship and team play. Miranda Turk received the award for the girls while Ross Smith and Cody Landrum shared the award for the boys.

  • Charlie Company and families deserve community’s thanks

    On Saturday, friends, families and Harrison County gathered to do something much needed - thank those men and women who had served in the 201st Engineer Battalion.

    “And now I get to say something I’ve been waiting a long time to say... welcome home 201st,” Judge Executive Alex Barnett said, among applause, to the Charlie Company at Saturday’s awards ceremony held at Harrison County Middle School. “Your return home was a long anticipated one by your friends, your family and your community... You are a true hero.”

  • HCATC students win video award

    Harrison County Area Technology Center was one of 18 schools from across northern Kentucky that participated in the Gateway Community and Technical College podcast and video competition.

  • Academic Briefs

    AMMERMAN

    Shannan Lee Ammerman graduated from Morehead State University with an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing degree on May 9.

    She is the daughter of Gary Lee Ammerman of Paris and the late Karen Ammerman, and the granddaughter of Mattie Ammerman of Paris and the late Givens Ammerman, and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Paige of Frankfort.

    CUMMINS

    Will Cummins has been accepted and received a scholarship to attend Nashville Auto Diesel College in Nashville, Tenn.

  • Engagements

    •Sara Owen and Elia Pecorari, will wed in Lucca, Italy this summer.

    •Julie Hall Wiley and Justin Adam Rayborn will marry at Cynthiana Christian Church on July 25.

  • Sutton Ann Koch

    Sutton Ann Koch

     

    Sutton Ann Koch was born to Charles and Katie Koch on April 27, 2009 at St. Joseph East Hospital in Lexington, Ky.

     

    She weighed 8 lbs. 12 oz.

     

    Maternal grandparents are Stephen and Ann (Gorey) Northam  of Jeffersonville, Ind.

     

    Paternal grandparents are Gus and Theresa Koch of Paris, Ky.; paternal great-grandmother is Amelia Koch of Cincinnati, Ohio.