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Today's News

  • Breds take third in Twin Lakes Tournament

    Coach Mike Reitz has the Harrison County Thorobreds on something of a mini-roll through Christmas time.

    Harrison County stood at 1-3 heading into a regular season game last Thursday at Bourbon County. Now, less than a week later, those same Thorobreds are 5-4, including a third place finish in the eight-team Twin Lakes Invitational Tournament at Clinton County High School.

    On Thursday night, Harrison County traveled to Paris and took on home standing Bourbon County. Harrison County took the early lead and never looked back, winning in a rout 66-45.

  • Community Calendar

    FRIDAY, Dec. 26

    Story Hour. There will be no Story Hour Friday, Dec. 26 or Friday, Jan. 2 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

    TUESDAY, Dec. 30

    AARP Driver Safety Program. Earn a discount on automobile insurance premiums by attending the six-hour class on Tuesday, Dec. 30 at 9 a.m. at the Cynthiana Presbyterian Church. The program is a classroom course for drivers 50 and over. A $10 fee covers the course expenses. Seating is limited. Pre-register by calling the church at 859-234-2961. Plan to bring a sandwich.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Nicolas Allen Florence, Dec. 17, son of Amber Nicole and Chad Allan Florence; Jessica Grace Glenn, Dec. 2, son of Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Glenn.

    Did you know. . .

    •10 years ago, Dec. 29, 1988: A new department store is planned to occupy the vacant Lerman's building at the corner of Main and Pike streets. Peoples is planning to open March 1, 1989.

    25 years ago . . .

  • Lemons' family honored at fiscal court meeting

    The family of the late Stanley Lemons, magistrate of District 1 in Harrison County, received a plaque from Judge Alex Barnett during the Dec. 9 court meeting. Lemons’ daughter, Debbie Lemons Palmer, front center, has been appointed to fill the remaining term of her father. The center of the plaque is Stanley Lemons’ name plate that appeared before him during court proceedings.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana News, Feb. 9, 1854 -- “Harrison Lodge No. 75, I.O.O.F., meets at its Hall, Miller’s corner, in the third story - entrance on Pike Street, every Saturday night at 6 1/2 o’clock. Transient Brothers are invited to attend. By order of the Lodge. Jacob S. Trisler, recording secretary.”

    * Cynthiana Democrat, April 28, 1921 -- “Kelat News: Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Patrick and little daughter of Lexington attended church at High Curry Sunday and were guests of Marvin Patrick for dinner, returning home Sunday afternoon.”

  • Property Transfers

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS

    General Warranty Deed: Alan Ledford and Heather Ledford to BDR Investments LLC, Tract 12 of Edgewater Estates (483 Bedford Way), $25,250.

    James Thomas Coppage Jr. to Bryon M. Coppage, 132.40 acres on Connersville and Leeslick Pike.

    Land Contract: Raymond G. Sanders Jr. and Jill Morgan to Joshua N. Coffee, 35.090 acres on Oddville Pike (US 62), $89,900.

    Timothy J. Lesak and Valeree P. Lesak to Steve Hughes and Amy Hughes, Lot 7 of Mockingbird Heights Subdivision, $72,500.

  • Bowlers sweep past Bourbon

    In their last match before Christmas, the Harrison County Bowling Teams routed visiting Bourbon County at Galactic Alley on Dec. 14 in both boys and girls action.

    The Thorobreds won all seven points in defeating the Colonels. They won the four team games 650-388, 601-508, 594-345 and 589-517 and swept the two Baker games 181-171 and 180-150. Harrison County won the overall pin count 2795-2079.

  • Christmas deLIGHTS

    The Christmas spirit isn’t scarce on Elmarch Avenue.

    For decades, Cynthiana and Harrison County residents have come to 102 S. Elmarch and 102 N. Elmarch to admire the abundance of Christmas lights and decorations.

    “I thought we was gonna have to get a cop,” said Charlie Carson about the traffic from onlookers.

    “They start asking us in October, ‘When you gonna put up your Christmas lights?’” said Charlie’s wife Peggy.

  • Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter's pet adoption list

    Pet Adoption List

    The following pets are available for adoption at the Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter. Female dogs, $75; male dogs, $65; female cats, $58; male cats, $43. Call 234-7138 or 234-1492 for more information.

    FOSTER CARE - DOGS

    Boyfriend - Male, Border Collie/Chow

    Reese - Male, Pit

    Nugget - Female, Boxer/Pit

    Cooper - Male, Setter

    Lil’ Bit - Female, Pom., black

    Macy - Female, Beagle mix

    FOSTER CARE - CATS

    Paisley - Calico

    Sandy - Male, buff

  • Driver admits guilt in get-away

    Another of the individuals accused for his alleged role in one of six area bank robberies, has entered a guilty plea to his charges.

    Miguel David Ayala, 30, Cynthiana, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Lexington on Dec. 10 to aiding and abetting bank robbery.

    According to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s office in Lexington, Ayala admitted that on March 19, he drove Jeffrey Allen Pratt to Mt. Olivet to rob the Integra Bank. He told authorities he waited while Pratt robbed the bank and drove him from the robbery.