Today's News

  • Top brass: Cynthiana has Star-Spangled Ryder Cup entry in Hedges

    J.B. Holmes.

    Kenny Perry.

    Chris Hedges.


    Chris Hedges, Harrison County High School band director and trumpeter in demand, played his part in last weeks Ryder Cup in Louisville.

    His first activity with the Ryder Cup was to play The Star-Spangled Banner for the Captains Challenge on Wednesday, Sept. 17.

    He also played the National Anthem at a Ryder Cup pep rally in downtown Louisville on Thursday night.

    I had no idea what it would be like, Hedges said. I had been preparing and practicing. Its a hard song to sing and a hard song to play.

  • Vandals deface Rev. Ross Park

    Standing under the shelter at the Rev. Ross Park Tuesday morning, Brian Williams and Steve Moses are at a loss to explain peoples logic.

    Sometime over the weekend, the area around the parks shelter was vandalized. The floor was painted with multiple slogans, a grill was broken off its stand and an electric meter was smashed.

    Its a nice park, its just sad the way people treat it, said Williams, who is on the parks committee.

    Parents dont take care of it the way they used to, added Moses. Nobodys responsible for anything - only the taxpayers.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Kristin Renee Feeback, Sept. 23, daughter of Larry and Melissa Feeback; Delaney Taylor Fryman, Sept. 18, daughter of Kathy and Troy Fryman; Dustin Ford Gann, Sept. 18, son of Ben and Angel Gann; Austin Dale Haley, Sept. 12, son of Michael and Rita Haley; Sydney Denise Motell, Aug. 17, daughter of Dennis and Kara Motell; Marissa Claire Trachsel, Aug. 10, daughter of Mark and Lenora Trachsel.

  • District Court


    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding Sept. 4, 2008


    Estate of Donald E. LaBore, probate hearing; will admitted to probate as self-proven, order entered.

    Estate of Cecilia M. Gasser, probate hearing; will admitted to probate, order entered.


    William W. Clifford, 1972, review; costs and fines paid, remand from docket.


  • Thorobred band narrows gap for fifth place final at Northern Kentucky Marching Band Festival

    On Saturday, Sept. 20, the Harrison County High School Marching Band traveled to Alexandria to compete in the 37th Annual Northern Kentucky Marching Band Festival at Bob Miller Stadium (Campbell County Middle School).

    In preliminary competition, the HCHS Marching Band (76.95) finished second to Grant County (79.25). The point difference was 2.3 points as Grant County won five of the eight captions. HCHS won one music performance caption and the visual effect caption. The HCHS colorguard won the colorguard caption.

  • Property Transfers


    Daryll Keith Pope and Jennifer Grace Pope to Mary L. Tolson, 2.00 acres on Ammerman Pike, $135,000.

    Desha Point Development, LLC to Hans W. Maas and Rosalina V. Maas, Lot 30 - Unit 1 - 1.122 acres of Desha Point Subdivision, $22,000.

    Desha Point Development, LLC to Hans W. Maas and Rosalina V. Maas, Lot 28 - Unit 2 - 1.190 acres of Desha Point Subdivision, $24,500.

    Community Ventures Corporation to Douglas L. Burns and Erin A. Burns, Lot 19A of Creek View Trace - Section 2, 1.0101 acres, $127,000.

  • Alehria Ruby Darlene Michele Commodore

    Alehria Ruby Darlene Michele Commodore

    Alehria Ruby Darlene Michele Commodore was born to Roger Commodore and Jessica Whisman of Cynthiana on Sept. 22, 2008 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs., and is welcomed by her brother, Corbin Anthony Christopher Wayne Whisman.

    Maternal grandparents are Chris Whisman and Darlene Kerr of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Elthea and Donnie Herrington.

    Paternal grandparents are Yvonne Tucker of Cynthiana and Robbie Commodore of Lexington, Ky.; paternal great-grandparents are Mary Henry and Logan Henry.

  • High school sports report

    The Harrison County cross country teams traveled to Maysville to run in the Mason County Invitational on Saturday. The Breds faced stiff competition in the MCI, as high winds in Northern Kentucky the week before, canceled a big meet up there.

    According to HCHS coach Danny Simpson, many of those teams in Northern Kentucky showed up in Maysville on Saturday.

  • Second MRSA case confirmed in Harrison schools

    Letters were sent home with students on Friday reporting that a second incident of MRSA had been confirmed in Harrison County schools.

    Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) is a type of staph bacteria that is resistant to the antibiotic methicillin.

    According to Dee Gee Fischer, assistant superintendent, administration was not notified of the case until the student returned to school.

    She said the Harrison County Middle School student was out of school the required seven days and brought a doctors note confirming the diagnosis.

  • Museum Musings

    * The Mirror, Aug. 15, 1903 - The soldiers entertained the citizens at an informal reception and campfire at their headquarters in Riverside Park Wednesday. Punch and cake were served in Col. Williams tent and while the guests enjoyed the hospitality of the gallant soldiers, the hand discoursed lively patriotic and popular airs. Everyone present enjoyed the novelty and freedom of the entertainment. (The troops were the State Militia which bad been called in to protect the prisoners and witnesses of the Curt Jett and Tom White murder trial.