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Today's News

  • Harrison Memorial to host Maternity Fair on Saturday

    Last summer, Harrison Memorial Hospital gave birth to its premiere Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby Maternity Fair. The response was so positive that we decided to make it an annual event, and the public invited.

    This year's maternity fair will be held Saturday, June 14, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Harrison Memorial Hospital. Dozens of vendors will be on hand to provide giveaways and information to expectant parents or those who are thinking about having a child. Entrance to this event is FREE and open to the public. However, some vendors will have products for sale.

  • Police chief retiring July 31

    During his 22-year career in law enforcement, Chief Steve Muntz says it's the public service end of his job that has been most gratifying.

    Cynthiana Chief of Police Steve Muntz, 48, will be retiring July 31. He has been with the Cynthiana Police Department for 21 years.

    He said the most recent satisfying event came following the arrest of man on some minor infraction. While Muntz was processing him for arrest, he said he had the opportunity to witness to him about Jesus Christ.

  • Public Record

    HARRISON COUNTY

    SHERIFFS REPORT

    CITATIONS

    May 23 at 8:20 p.m. -- Matthew Wolfe, 26, Jeffersonville, Ky., was arrested on a bench warrant from Harrisonee^District Court for terroristic threatening third degree.

    May 23 at 9:51 p.m. -- Terri Choate, 38, Cynthiana, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc., first offense.

    May 24 at 5:30 p.m. -- Dwayne Moore, 24, Berry, was issued a criminal summons from Pendleton District Court for theft by deception including cold checks.

  • Sports Beat

    Mike Reitz Basketball Camp

    Harrison County High School basketball coach Mike Reitz has set the dates for his summer Youth Basketball Camp. The Hot Fun in the Summertime basketball camp will be held July 14 thru July 17 at the Harrison County Middle School. Grades K-6 will be held 8:30-11 a.m. daily with kids in grades 7-11 in the afternoons from 1 til 4.

  • Breds face LexCath Thursday at Applebee's

    The motto of Harrison County Thorobred baseball is, and has been for decades, "A Matter of Pride." That motto rang true once again last weekend as the 2008 version of the Thorobreds became the eighth team in Harrison County history to make it to the final phase of the state baseball tournament.

    Prior to the 2003 season, Harrison County made it to the "Final Four" six times. The Breds won state titles in 1993, 1997 and 1998, were runners-up in 1984 and 1987 and were knocked out in the first game in 1996.

  • Music Fest is Saturday

    The first Cyn City Music Fest will be held at the Handy Park Saturday.

    Members of the Cynthiana Fire Department will be organizing the event as a fundraiser for their Relay for Life team.

    According to firefighter Joey Nelson, one of the event coordinators, entertainment will begin at 11 a.m. and continue through 9 p.m. The cost will be $10 for all day.

    Scheduled artists include JoJo Gunn, Goodtimers, George Molton, Fifth on the Floor and The Jackson Family Band.

    "Wherever they can throw a blanket or set a chair," Nelson said of where seating will be available.

  • Breds sweep Colts in semi-state, move on to 'Elite Eight'

    Sophomore Jared Martin was named the tournament MVP after Harrison County swept two straight games from West Jessamine last weekend and captured the Semi-State 6 title, earning itself a trip to the Elite Eight baseball finals at Applebee's Park in Lexington.

    Martin drove in all three Harrison County runs in the tournament opening 3-2 win over West Jessamine on Thursday. He followed up with a complete game effort on the mound in the clinching second game 6-2 win on Saturday night.

  • Berry Festival is this weekend

    The City of Berry, Ky. will be holding its 26th festival this weekend with plenty of food, games and music beginning Friday night, June 13, and all day Saturday, June 14.

    "Train rides for kids and adults have been added this year," said Christine Philpot, one of the event coordinators.

    On Friday evening, the annual Gospel Jubilee will begin at 6 p.m. with singers such as Thunder Ridge, Joyful Messengers, Bluegrass Gospel Travelers, The Boyd Wonders and more. Also, bingo will be available beginning at 6 p.m. in the city firehouse.

  • Public Record

    NEW DRIVERS

    Jeremy Dwayne Gaunce, Aaron Robert Caldwell, Morgan Ruth Feeback, Tyler Joshua Bruner, Samantha L. Shirley, Joshua Davidson, Lorraine Dennie, William Spickard, Shelby Clifford, Christeen Powell, Jacob Burgess, Amber Campbell and Jacqueline Parks.

  • UPDATE:Willis convicted, sentence recommended

    Larry Willis was found guilty late Thursday afternoon of first degree assault and second degree assault in the Aug. 22, 2007 shooting of his estranged wife, Ruby.

    Before closing arguments were made Thursday, the jury was advised of the options it had in the case. Each count was placed as a aresult of a gunshot wound, one for the shoulder and one for the abdomen.

    For the shoulder wound, the options were assault second degree, assault under extreme emotional disturbance, assault fourth degree and aquittal.