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Today's News

  • Thorobred band narrows gap for fifth place final at Northern Kentucky Marching Band Festival

    On Saturday, Sept. 20, the Harrison County High School Marching Band traveled to Alexandria to compete in the 37th Annual Northern Kentucky Marching Band Festival at Bob Miller Stadium (Campbell County Middle School).

    In preliminary competition, the HCHS Marching Band (76.95) finished second to Grant County (79.25). The point difference was 2.3 points as Grant County won five of the eight captions. HCHS won one music performance caption and the visual effect caption. The HCHS colorguard won the colorguard caption.

  • Property Transfers

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS

    Daryll Keith Pope and Jennifer Grace Pope to Mary L. Tolson, 2.00 acres on Ammerman Pike, $135,000.

    Desha Point Development, LLC to Hans W. Maas and Rosalina V. Maas, Lot 30 - Unit 1 - 1.122 acres of Desha Point Subdivision, $22,000.

    Desha Point Development, LLC to Hans W. Maas and Rosalina V. Maas, Lot 28 - Unit 2 - 1.190 acres of Desha Point Subdivision, $24,500.

    Community Ventures Corporation to Douglas L. Burns and Erin A. Burns, Lot 19A of Creek View Trace - Section 2, 1.0101 acres, $127,000.

  • Alehria Ruby Darlene Michele Commodore

    Alehria Ruby Darlene Michele Commodore

    Alehria Ruby Darlene Michele Commodore was born to Roger Commodore and Jessica Whisman of Cynthiana on Sept. 22, 2008 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs., and is welcomed by her brother, Corbin Anthony Christopher Wayne Whisman.

    Maternal grandparents are Chris Whisman and Darlene Kerr of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Elthea and Donnie Herrington.

    Paternal grandparents are Yvonne Tucker of Cynthiana and Robbie Commodore of Lexington, Ky.; paternal great-grandparents are Mary Henry and Logan Henry.

  • High school sports report

    The Harrison County cross country teams traveled to Maysville to run in the Mason County Invitational on Saturday. The Breds faced stiff competition in the MCI, as high winds in Northern Kentucky the week before, canceled a big meet up there.

    According to HCHS coach Danny Simpson, many of those teams in Northern Kentucky showed up in Maysville on Saturday.

  • Second MRSA case confirmed in Harrison schools

    Letters were sent home with students on Friday reporting that a second incident of MRSA had been confirmed in Harrison County schools.

    Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) is a type of staph bacteria that is resistant to the antibiotic methicillin.

    According to Dee Gee Fischer, assistant superintendent, administration was not notified of the case until the student returned to school.

    She said the Harrison County Middle School student was out of school the required seven days and brought a doctors note confirming the diagnosis.

  • Museum Musings

    * The Mirror, Aug. 15, 1903 - The soldiers entertained the citizens at an informal reception and campfire at their headquarters in Riverside Park Wednesday. Punch and cake were served in Col. Williams tent and while the guests enjoyed the hospitality of the gallant soldiers, the hand discoursed lively patriotic and popular airs. Everyone present enjoyed the novelty and freedom of the entertainment. (The troops were the State Militia which bad been called in to protect the prisoners and witnesses of the Curt Jett and Tom White murder trial.

  • Sports Beat

    Chamber Golf Classic set for Oct. 2

    The 10th annual Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic will be held Thursday, Oct. 2 at the Cynthiana Country Club beginning at 9 a.m.

    Entry fee will be $50 per person, $200 a team. There will also be an awards luncheon, goodie bags, and door prizes.

    Mulligans

    Registration forms available at the Chamber of Commerce office, 201 S. Main St. RSVP with Pat Grenier, 859-234-5236; or fax to 859-234-6647 no later than Sept. 24.

    HCHS Season Passes

  • High school sports report

    The Harrison County cross country teams traveled to Maysville to run in the Mason County Invitational on Saturday. The Breds faced stiff competition in the MCI, as high winds in Northern Kentucky the week before, canceled a big meet up there.

    According to HCHS coach Danny Simpson, many of those teams in Northern Kentucky showed up in Maysville on Saturday.

  • City's recycling going to Bluegrass Regional

    "We are recycling with a better deal than we had before," said Commissioner Jimmy New at Tuesday's commission meeting. "We will be getting some money back."

    New said the city has never stopped collecting recyclables, which some residents may have misunderstood.

    When the county's contract with Randy Northcutt was due for renewal on June 30, the city chose to look at other options stating that it was providing the vehicle and personnel to collect the material, then paying an additional $1,750 monthly.

  • Wreck victims airlifted

    Two wrecks in two days required victims to be airlifted from sites in eastern Harrison County.

    On Wednesday, Sept. 17, at about 2:45 p.m., 18-year-old Trevor Marsh, of Cynthiana, hit a guard rail about six miles out of town on U.S. 62 East, according to a report from the Harrison County Sheriffs Office.

    Marsh was going eastbound at the time of the accident.

    The report said a witness account was that speed did not appear to be a factor and that Marsh appeared to be in control of the 2008 Honda CB1000R motorcycle he was driving.