Today's News

  • Extension News

    What Is Your Stroke Risk? – Thursday, Oct. 29, 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Center. Cheryl Case is presenting the lesson. Learn your risk and how to prevent stroke.

    Women in Agriculture Conference – Nov. 4-6 in Bowling Green. Deadline to register is Oct. 15.

    Blue Hydrangea Quilt Raffle Tickets for Ovarian Cancer – Purchase tickets at the Extension Office, Harrison Memorial Hospital, Hospice and the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Drawing is Dec. 15.

  • The turnip tells the tale of a real Hallow’s Eve

    Pumpkins have been on sale for weeks, children have obsessed over their costumes and somewhere in the middle of it all is the story of All Hallow’s Eve.  

    Halloween, as it is known today, has its origins in something a bit more interesting than just pumpkin carving and candy collecting. In fact, the evening’s festivities marked the beginning of winter for the ancient Celtic race of the Druids. 

  • Property Transfers


    Michael Muncy and Paula Muncy to Stanley W. Edelman Jr. and Donna Edelman, Tract 4H - 9.3421 acres of Sunrise Acres Subdivision, $18,000.

    Quitclaim Deed: James D. Stamper to Tracie Stamper, 4.5028 acres on Mudlick Road.

    Allen Patrick Darnell, Shawn Ritchey and Elizabeth Ritchey to Thomas Howard Laytart, property on North Main Street, $35,000.

    Billy D. Fryman and Debra A. Fryman to Jason C. Campbell, 2.311 acres on Arnold Road, $115,000.

  • H1N1 becomes ‘widespread’

    The fear associated with H1N1, commonly known as the swine flu, lessened in late spring when schools closed for summer vacation. However, the concerns returned in full force when schools recently returned to session. Last week, health officials declared flu in Kentucky “widespread,” the highest level.

     H1N1 is classified as a pandemic flu, rather than a seasonal flu, because it is caused by a new flu virus that people have not been exposed to before. The virus spreads quickly from person-to-person.

  • Making trick-or-treating easier...

    Journey Community Christian Church is painting the town, one face at a time.

    From 3-5 p.m. this Saturday, Journey Community Christian Church will help trick-or-treaters prepare for the night.

    “It’s a pre-trick-or-treat event,” said minister Bobby Duncan.

    The event will include face painting, hair decoration, pizza, fellowship and music for the entire family, Duncan said.

    “Our whole congregation does this for the love of others,” said church member and volunteer Kim Currans.

  • Southside Elementary Honor Roll



    The Southside Elementary School Honor Roll for the first nine-weeks are:

    Fourth Grade

  • Commission vote made city look ‘desperate and foolish’

    To the editor:

  • Marriage Licenses

    Sarah Ann Eslick, 19, and Douglas James Fulton Jr., 23, married Oct. 2, 2009.

    Rebecca Ann Chapman, 18, and Anthony Blake Barnes, 20, married Oct. 3, 2009.

    Brandi Lee Vaughn, 21, and Joshua Nathanael Corbin, 20, married Oct. 3, 2009.

    Crystal Ann Miller, 28, and Kenneth Alan Beitler, 42, married Oct. 3, 2009.

    Vickie Jo Manion, 52, and Daryl Joe Lail, 52, married Oct. 7, 2009.

    Leslie Anne Perkins, 25, and Donald Lee Jones Jr., 28, married Oct. 10, 2009.

    Mandy Nicole Marshall, 23, and Carlos Manuel Simoes Bras, 21, married Oct. 10, 2009.

  • Volleyball finishes season 30-9

    llies volleyball team ran into a top 25 Campbell County Camel squad Wednesday night and was defeated 25-8 and 25-20.  According to Coach Bill Faulkner the girls started out a little timid against the host team of the region, but rallied in the second game leading up until 20-19. The Camels scored the last six points to end the Fillies season. 

  • Invitational Cross Country meet tonight at CCC

    The annual Harrison County Invitational Cross Country Meet will be held this afternoon at the Cynthiana Country Club.

    According to Harrison County coach Danny Simpson, the CCC venue is a fan favorite.

    “Spectators and teams really like coming to this meet,” said Simpson. “It is a challenging course for the runners and it is fan friendly as spectators can see almost the entire race and not have to move around a whole lot.”