Today's News

  • Tracksters prepping for regionals

    The Harrison County Thorobreds and Fillies track teams are on the last lap of the regular season with the regional track meet two weeks away.

    Both the Breds and Fillies competed at Dunbar High School in Lexington on Saturday in the Bearcat/Bulldog Invitational, with that regional meet as a primary impetus.

  • Xavier Thomas Kirk

    Xavier Thomas Kirk

    Xavier Thomas Kirk was born to Jessica Slade and Daniel Kirk on April 4, 2009 at Georgetown Community Hospital. He weighed 5 1/2 lbs.

    Maternal grandparents are Mary Ann Slade and the late Jessie Slade; maternal great-grandparents are the late Marie and Adrian Palmer and the late Ruby and Erman Kelly.

    Paternal grandparents are Ginger and Jackie Dunn; paternal great-grandparents are Pauline Rodgers and the late Cassie Rodgers.

  • Harrison District Court


    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding April 27, 2009


    Thomas E. Clifton, 1968, preliminary hearing; robbery-first degree; preliminary hearing waived, case bound over to grand jury.

    Catherine Liver, 1983, preliminary hearing; robbery-first degree; preliminary hearing waived, case bound over to grand jury.


  • St. Edward Honor Roll



    The St. Edward Catholic School Honor Roll for the third quarter include:

    All A’s

    Second grade: Clay Furnish, Grace Simpson.

    Third grade: Sydney Perraut.

    Fourth grade: Alexis Lanza, Hayden Switzer.

    Fifth grade: Christopher Mashburn, Jared Thomas, Colin Coy.


    Second grade: Kyle Barnes, John Schreiber, Nicholas LaFleur.

    Third grade: Dillon Gasser, Wesley Ritchie, Jacob Walker, Kory Beth Whitehead, Blake Gasser.

    Fourth grade: Drew Furnish, Abby Cooper.

  • Elridge is KET guest May 8

    Colmon Elridge III, executive assistant to Gov. Steve Beshear, director of faith-based and community initiatives and director of strategic initiatives is the next guest on  Connections with Renee Shaw. The program airs Friday, May 8, at 4/3 p.m. CT on KET2 and Sunday, May 10 at 1:30/12:30 p.m. CT on KET1.

  • Church Briefs



    On Saturday May 9, Berry United Methodist Church will host a bake sale at the Cynthiana Super Wal-Mart from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be baked goods, hot dogs, pop, and our “Feeding the Flock” Cook Books for sale. We will close earlier if we sell out.

    Sunday, May 10 is Mother’s Day, all churches across Harrison County, including the Berry United Methodist Church, will have a Mother’s Day program at Berry United Methodist Church at 11 a.m. and everyone is welcome to attend.


  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Birth announced this week are: Ben Curtis Northcutt, April 28, son of Brian and Donna Northcutt.

    Former Harrison County baseball standout Chris Snopek was traded to the Cincinnati Reds. Snopek was playing for the AAA Pawtucket Pawsox, was traded by the parent Boston Red Sox to the Reds in exchange for outfielder Johnny Oliver, a 1996 No. 1 draft choice.

    Harrison County Fillies softball improves their record to a glittering 18-6.

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report




    April 24 at 8:45 a.m. -- injury, US 62 West, William R. DIckey, 50, Cynthiana, driving a 1979 Yamaha.

    April 28 at 2:25 p.m. -- non-injury, KY 392, Mary D. Beckett, 39, Berry, driving a 2000 Toyota Corolla.

    April 28 at 11:15 p.m. -- non-injury, KY 36 West, William S. Dorsey, 45, Cynthiana, driving a 1997 Plymouth Voyager hit a dog.


  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, May 7

    Saint Edward Altar Society of Cynthiana, Ky., will hold their third annual Yard Sale May 7, 8, and 9, at the Florence Tobacco Warehouse, Republican Road (Ky 392 and Oddville Pike. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday and from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday. Some antiques may be available.  For more information on St. Edward Church, go to www.stedwardky.org.

  • Fillies continue winning ways

    The Harrison County Fillies softball team won its fourth consecutive regular season tournament last weekend and look to maintain its momentum heading into post-season play in two weeks.

    Harrison County has an overall record of 22-3 and has won 16 games in a row. They have won 21 of its last 22 since starting the year with a 1-2 record after the first week of the season.

    The Fillies went 3-0 and won their own McDonald’s Derby Classic Tournament over the weekend.