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    Sept. 21-25

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.



    MONDAY: Pancakes with syrup, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.

    TUESDAY: Cereal, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: French toast, syrup with powdered sugar, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.

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

    FRIDAY: Waffles with syrup, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.




    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding Aug. 31, 2009


    Estate of Leland Raymond Chamberlin, probate hearing; will admitted for record purposes, petition to dispense granted, order entered.

    Estate of Bryia Runiewicz, probate hearing; pass to be re-noticed.


    Credigy Receivable Inc. vs. Patsy Slade, motion hour; default judgment granted in principal amount of $1,104.25 and post-judgment and costs.


    Kenneth Burns vs. Jimmy Kearns, other hearing; order entered.

  • Harrison County girls forge ahead with top 10 finishes in Frankfort

    The Harrison County cross country teams had one meet last week, an all comers meet at Frankfort on Wednesday.  It was a small meet, with only one other varsity team, but it was an opportunity for the Breds and Fillies to run on the regional meet course.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report




    Sept. 7 at 12:15 a.m. -- injury, Ky 356, Jeremiah J. Muth, 23, Cynthiana, driving a 2002 Ford F350.

    Sept. 5 at 8:45 a.m. -- non-injury, Ky 1842 North, Benedict Mullett, 24, Cynthiana, driving a 1997 Dodge Ram 3500 PU.


    Sept. 2 at 1:30 p.m. -- Mary B. Cummins, 38, Berry, reported second degree burglary at her residence.

    Sept. 3 at 7:40 a.m. -- Heidi Turpin, 30, Cynthiana, reported terroristic threatening (third degree) and menacing.

  • New calling system will keep parents informed, says superintendent

    Harrison County parents can expect several calls from the school this year.

    For the first couple months of the school year, the Harrison County school district will try out a calling system that will allow the schools, teachers and coaches to contact parents through a phone call, text message and/or e-mail.

    Chief Information Officer Melissa Shepard presented school board members with the details of the system at Friday evening’s special school board meeting.

  • Salaries for city and county employees will be printed this week

    Salaries of Harrison County and City of Cynthiana employees will be published in this week’s Cynthiana Democrat.

    School salaries, which were published last week, are released annually to the newspaper. It is at the discretion of each newspaper as to whether those salaries are published.

    However, for city and county salaries, an open records request was pursued. Those salaries have been released and will be published this week.

  • Hunter education class offered

    A safe hunter education class will be held Sept. 21-23 at the Harrison County Extension Office.

    The course is sponsored by the Department of Kentucky Fish and Wildlife and taught by state certified Harrison County volunteer instructors. The ten-hour class is free of charge and open to the public. All course materials are furnished for the student.

    Many states now require completion of a hunter education class before being permitted to hunt. Many wildlife management areas now also require proof of completion of a hunter education safety class.

  • Breds outlast Newport, 20-14

    Anytime you can go into the lion’s den of Northern Kentucky football and come home with a win, a notch can be placed on your belt.

    Coach Mark Carroll and his Harrison County High School football team can break out the leather tools and start notching, after the Thorobreds overcame turnovers and turned back home-standing Newport on Friday night 20-14.

  • Harrison County Young Farmers picnic

    The Harrison County Young Farmers annual picnic will be Sept. 27 at the FFA farm on Old Lair Road. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m., meat and drinks will be provided. Everyone should bring a dish.


    The organization now has a new advisor for the 2009-2010 year, Erin Jury.


    Anyone interested in becoming a member may contact Roger Marsh at 234-4027.

  • District absorbs school fees

    Back-to-school shopping will be somewhat easier for parents of Harrison County students this year.

    The normal sticker shock at the check-out lane with school supply purchases has been eliminated.