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Today's News

  • Ammerman named to dean's list

    The University of the Cumberlands Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs has announced that Rachel Marie Ammerman, Cynthiana, Ky., has been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2008 semester.

  • Breds roll as Reitz notches 500th win

    Don’t look now, but the Harrison County Thorobreds may be raising a few eyebrows within the 10th Region.

    On Tuesday night, the Breds returned to the Hilltop for their second home game of the season and didn’t disappoint the crowd with an 82-59 rout of visiting Augusta.

    Balanced scoring, solid outside shooting and improved rebounding by the home team proved to be too much for the Panthers to handle. It was the second time within a two-week period that Harrison County has upended Augusta.

  • Those special places will continue to lure us home

    We all have those special places.

    On a recent news assignment this past week, I spoke with a man that lost his special place.

    In the middle of Nebo Road, I spoke with Charles Bell about the arson fire that had destroyed his mother’s family home only days ago.

    Needless to say, he was very emotional as he looked up at the house that once was white, but now was a burned black.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Brian Ross Caskey, Dec. 5, son of Kevin and Susan Whitaker Caskey.

    Harrison County Sheriff Bruce Hampton is ready to start enforcing Megan's Law. He has gone through training classes which deals solely with sex offenders and their victims. Megan's Law is the result of an incident which happened in 1995 in New Jersey. Megan's Law will let neighbors know if a previously convicted sex offender is moving next door.

    County plans to start 911 process with fee, which will appear on each customer's bill.

  • Isaiah Evans Wade

    Isaiah Evans Wade was born to Matthew Todd Wade and Kristy Lynn Wade of Lexington on Oct. 20, 2008 at St. Joseph East Hospital, Lexington. He weighed 8 lbs., and was welcomed by his brother Jeremiah Todd Wade.

    Maternal grandparents are Lynn Evans Williamson and Bertha Williamson of Winchester, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are Doris Evans Williamson and the late Hylton Williamson, the late Fannie Spriggs Hopson, and the late Hobart Spriggs of Pike County, Ky.

  • Cpl. Tapp honored by peers as Officer of the Year for CPD

    One of Cynthiana’s long-standing police officers has been honored by his peers.

    Cpl. Walter Tapp, 46, was voted Officer of the Year in December.

    Tapp, who has been with the Cynthiana Police Department for 20 years, said he had no idea his fellow officers were going to select him for the annual recognition.

    During his tenure, Tapp has served with six different chiefs of police. He was hired by then-Chief Bob Barkley.

  • Berry citizen urges others to believe in a time of worldwide crisis

    Dear Editor,

    Current events concerning the present crisis in Gaza, deadly quakes in Indonesia, famine in third-world nations and our own collapsing economy and war in Iraq bring to mind the words of our Lord from Matthew 24, “For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places” (verse 7, KJV).

  • Harrison County Farmer’s Market meeting

    Harrison County Farmer’s Market meeting

    A Harrison County Farmer’s Market meeting will be held Monday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. The meeting will occur at the Harrison County Extension Office. Plans for the upcoming year will be discussed.

  • Honor Roll

    EASTSIDE HONOR ROLL

    The Eastside Elementary Honor Roll for the second nine weeks includes:

    Fourth Grade

  • Property Transfers

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS

    Caseland, Inc. to Russell W. Case and Cheryl V. Case, 5.000 acres on County Infirmary Road, $410,000.

    United Bank and Trust Company to David Sheakley and Stacy Sheakley, Lot 22, 2.3304 acres of Edgewater Estates Subdivision, $215,000.

    Special Warranty Deed: Federal National Mortgage Association to Allen Northern, 1.553 acres on Robinson-Renaker Road, $60,500.

    Brenda R. Grider to Ronald McDow and Matthew Ballard, property on Miller Street, $160,000.