Today's News

  • Alivia Renee Whisman

    Alivia Renee Whisman was born to Tasha Lane and Randy Whisman Jr. of Cynthiana on Sept. 26, 2011 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 8 oz., and is welcomed by her brothers Aiden and Addison Whisman and sister Alexis Whisman.
    Maternal grandparents are Angela and Stephen Richards and Eddie Lane of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparens are Carolyn and Bronson Yazell and Francis and Walter Lane.
    Paternal grandparents are Rita and Shane Whirls and Randy and Brenda Whisman of Cynthiana.

  • Thomas Wayne Evans

    Thomas Wayne Evans was born to Eric and Tera Evans of Cynthiana on Oct. 27, 2011 at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. He weighed 7 lbs. 4 oz., and is welcomed by his brother Jonathan and sisters Lauren and Summer.
    Maternal grandparents are Rocky and Patricia Amburgey of Carlisle, Ky.
    Paternal grandparents are Wayne and Faye Evans of Sadieville, Ky.

  • Slagle-Dean plan outdoor spring wedding in Florida

    Teresa M. Slagle of Ocala, Fla., and Bill Dean of Rhode Island, Mass., announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    Slagle is the daughter of Lillie M. (Morris) Simpson of Cynthiana, Ky. and Lawrence Charles (Charlie) Slagle of Lexington, Ky. She is a 1983 graduate of Harrison County High School and a 1986 graduate of Midway College, Midway, Ky. She is employed by the State of Florida with the Department of Environmental Protection under the Bureau of the Office of Greenways and Trails.

  • Thompsons to celebrate 50th anniversary Nov. 12

    Parkey and Helen Thompson of Flemingsburg, Ky. are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on Nov. 11, 1961 in Berea, Ky. and have four children. They are Parkey Jr. (Lisa) Thompson of Cumming, Ga., Tammy (Doug) Switzer of Cynthiana, Tracey (Steve) Rials of Union, Ky. and Kevin (Angie) Thompson of Mayslick, Ky. They also have 12 grandchildren.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Luke McCalla Smith, Oct. 2, son of Andrew McCalla and Vanessa Robinson Smith; Braden Scott Cheek, Oct. 23, son of Shannon and Beth Cheek.
    Ground breaking ceremony held at the Harrison County Industrial Park #2. Also Gov. Patton presents check to the Harrison County Water Association for Project 9B.
    The Country Candle Gift Shop, 104 E. Pike St., to hold a Christmas open house.

  • Federal government takes action on Radon gas to prevent deaths in 2011

    Oct. 17-24 was Federal Radon Action Week according to The Surgeon General. Health agencies throughout the United States have joined forces to promote awareness of the leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers.  The American Lung Association, Centers for Disease Control, and National Cancer Institute all agree that radon is a National health problem and encourage radon testing during the October awareness drive.

  • Homemaker Events

    Homemakers Winter Day Trip. Dec. 8, cost $50, deadline to register is Nov. 11 or until bus is full.
    Homemakers Craft Marathon. Saturday, Nov. 5, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Stop by the Extension Office to see crafts that will be made and to register.

  • HCMS Reading Counts
  • Honor Roll

    Southside Elementary
    The Southside Elementary Honor Roll for the first nine weeks includes:
    Fourth Grade
    Justin Adams, Savanna Austin, Katie Barton, *Samuel Bostic, Kaitlin Bowling, Kelsey Brinker, *Blake Browning, *Nicholas Buckler, Devin Campbell, Tyler Carson, Taylor Chapman, Braden Cheek, *Macie Clough, Allison Combs, Zaryn Couch, Shawn Dahmer, Will Darnell, *Olea Davis, Sabrina Davis, Madelynn Denniston, *Velvet Engle, Star Gallagher, Hunter Gaunce, Ximena Hernandez, *Emily Herrington, Paul Hoskins;

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Case reports
    Oct. 16 – At 7:48 p.m., an case of voyeurism was reported to police.
    Oct. 18 – At 3:41 p.m., police were called to a Bridge Street residence for a death investigation.
    Oct. 19 – At 1:57 p.m., police were called to Fifth Street for a domestic disturbance.
    Oct. 20 – At 9:05 p.m., an incidence of terroristic threatening was reported to have occurred to a woman on Raintree Drive. The woman said another woman stopped her car in front of her house and yelled threats at her.