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Today's News

  • Eagles Fly Past Breds

    Slowly but surely, the Harrison County Thorobreds basketball team is showing signs of progress. It might be in small increments, and it might not be happening as quickly as head coach Mike Reitz would like, but sooner or later, this team will come together and start winning some games.

    On Tuesday night in the Breds home opener, the visiting Scott High Eagles utilized full court and half court pressure to pull away in the second and third quarters to defeat the Breds 76-49.

  • Harrison County District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT

    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding Nov. 24, 2008

    PROBATE CASES

    Estate of Orville Coolidge Cason, probate hearing; petition to dispense granted, order entered.

    Estate of Charles E. Whalen, probate hearing; will admitted for record purposes, petition granted, order entered.

    Estate of Stanley T. Lemons, probate hearing; will admitted to probate, order entered.

    CIVIL CASES

    Helen Chambers vs. Phillip Knuckles, court trial; forcible detainer granted, to vacate on or before Dec. 2.

    FELONY CASES

  • Pratt pleads guilty to Falmouth and Cynthiana bank robberies

    The United States Attorney’s  Office, the Commonwealth  Attorney’s office for Harrison, Robertson and Pendleton counties, the Cynthiana  Police Department, Kentucky State Police, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Harrison County Sheriff’s office jointly announced  Wednesday that 30-year-old Jeffrey Allen Pratt of Cynthiana pleaded guilty to robbing two central Kentucky  banks.

  • Community leaders come into the classroom for round table discussions with students

    The first annual leadership conference sponsored by Harrison County Area Technical Center was held on November 20, 2008 at Maysville Community College Licking Valley Campus. Student officers from Future Business Leaders of America and SKILLS USA attended round table presentations conducted by community leaders. The discussions focused on the abilities necessary for the students to be effective leaders in their organizations now and the skills required to be the leaders of tomorrow.

  • Deputies investigate White Oak burglaries Friday morning

    The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department is investigating two house burglaries that occurred Friday morning on KY 356 (White Oak Pike), near the Scott county line.

    Sheriff’s deputies received a call around 11 a.m. from one of the home owners, claiming their house had been burglarized.

    At the home, sheriff’s deputy Dean Hutchison recorded over $5,000 missing in electronics, computer equipment and other valuables.

  • City residents will get recycling carts soon

    Covered recycling carts will be delivered to Cynthiana residents within a few weeks, said commissioner of public works Jimmy New at the Nov. 25 city commission meeting.

    New advised residents in town that Legacy Carting would be picking up recyclables every other week. Recycling will be picked up  Dec. 1-5, and then again Dec. 15-19, and every other week thereafter, New said.

  • North thanks fire department

    To the editor,

    This letter is to thank all the members of our local Cynthiana Fire Department for answering my 911 call so quickly Sunday night Nov. 23rd.

    They searched and searched my home to find what they said was methane gas order filling my basement and coming upstairs.

    They found where it was coming from behind a closed in wall. They advised me not to stay over nite in the home.

    By it being in the basement I chose to stay at home and open windows. And to stay with my two cats who came upstairs and warned me something was wrong in the family room.

  • Homemaker News

    Homemaker Dues are due now for new or renewing members. There are 13 clubs available active members. Mailbox members are $8. Flashlights are a free give away to everyone who joins. Consider giving a mailbox membership to a friend or shut in.

    Holiday Cooking School. Thursday, Dec. 11 at Cedar Ridge Health Care Campus at 5:30 p.m. featuring Cheryl Case, County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Science and Jara Bauer, R.D. Harrison Memorial Hospital. There is no cost, but please register by calling 234-5510. There will be door prizes, recipes and tasting.

  • Breds rout Dixie on the mat

    The Harrison County High School wrestling season got off to a good start last Wednesday with a convincing 51-21 win over host Dixie Heights in a dual match.

    Harrison County got off to a shaky start and trailed 21-0 after losing its first four matches of the meet, but didn’t lose another match on the way to a team victory.

    Harrison County captain Cody Ward righted the ship for Harrison County, pinning his opponent in 1:03 of the first round.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Kevin Austin Barnett, Dec. 4, son of Kenneth and Paula Barnett; Austin Wayne Thomas Bevins, Dec. 4, son of Mary Jane Bevins and Gerald Thomas Wright Jr.; Taylor Leigh Harney, Dec. 2, daughter of Jeff and Kathy Harney; Autumn Marie Smith, Dec. 6, daughter of Ben and April Smith; Luke Jennings Stephens, Nov. 28, son of Ronnie and Becky Stephens.