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Today's News

  • School Menus

    Aug. 25-29

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL

    MONDAY: Cereal, coffee cake, juice choices, choice of milk.

    TUESDAY: Pancakes, ham sticks, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Cereal, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: French toast, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: Cereal, muffins, juice choices, choice of milk.

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

    MONDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, toast and jelly, fruit or juice, variety of milk.

  • BREAKING NEWS: Pratt caught in Lexington

    Escaped bank robbery suspect Jeffrey Pratt has been caught.

    Harrison County Sheriffs Det. Paul Olin confirmed that Pratt was arrested at Everybodys Auto Sales, 530 E. New Circle Rd., Lexington, Monday afternoon.

    Pratt, 30, has been on the run for almost a month after escaping custody in Robertson County. He apparently shoved a guard outside the Robertson County Courthouse on July 21, got into a car which belonged to his mother and fled.

    He was on his way to court that day in connection with the robbery of Integra Bank in Mt. Olivet.

  • FNB Oddville branch robbed again

    For the second time in less than six months the Farmers National Bank Oddville branch has been robbed.

    Police were dispatched to the bank just after 10 a.m. Monday and the Cynthiana Police Department has confirmed a robbery took place.

    Ptl. Scott Loechel said a white male in his 30s went into the bank, jumped over the counter and emptied the drawers. This was the same method employed in the Feb. 25 robbery at that branch.

  • Maddison Michelle Tackett - Birth

    Maddison Michelle Tackett was born to John and Jennifer Tackett of Georgetown, Ky., on May 26, 2008. She weighed 11 lbs. 4 oz.

    Grandparents are James and Bobbie Baxter of Paris, and David and Linda Tackett of Pikeville; and great-grandparents are Truman and June Tackett of Pikeville.

    She was born to John and Jennifer Tackett of Georgetown, Ky., on May 26, 2008. She weighed 11 lbs. 4 oz.

    Grandparents are James and Bobbie Baxter of Paris, and David and Linda Tackett of Pikeville; and great-grandparents are Truman and June Tackett of Pikeville.

  • Leesburg Grocery burglarized

    Cigarettes, beer and cash were the objects of burglars attention at the Leesburg Grocery Store on Tuesday morning, said Harrison County Sheriffs Deputy Terry Barnes.

    Store employee Sheila Mattox discovered the break-in about 5:41 a.m.

    The store, which owned by James Goins, is located at 217 Old Georgetown Road in Leesburg.

    Barnes said the burglary is still under investigation

  • Church Briefs

    BERRY UNITED METHODIST

    Berry United Methodist Church will be holding a Fourth Sunday Night Hymn Sing on Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. at the church at 104 Church Plaza Rd., Berry, Ky. Everyone is welcome.

    Living Hope Assembly of God

    Living Hope Assembly of God is having a Church Yard Sale on Aug. 14 and 15 at its Future Home on US 27N next to Northside Elementary School.

    All proceeds benefit the building fund. There will be furniture, clothes, tools and more.

    More info call 235-4673.

    FIRST UNITED

    METHODIST WOMEN

    August Meeting

  • Cynthiana Police Dept.

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Case reports

    July 18 At 10:44 a.m., Anna May Ishmael reported that someone entered a residence on North Elmarch and stole copper pipe and wiring.

    July 18 At 9:06 p.m., Larry Turner reported that a vehicle backed out of a parking space at Wal-Mart into another vehicle and took off at a high rate of speed. Officer watched the security video and found the suspect was Jeremy Stubblefield, who also had outstanding warrants from Bourbon County. Police arrested Stubblefield, who admitted striking the vehicle at Wal-Mart.

  • Museum Musings

    *Lexington Herald, May 7, 1955, by Rebecca Patton Miller, correspondent -- Historic Harrison County House sells for - thats right- $35. The red brick house on West Pike Street was sold at public auction recently for the magnificent sum of $35. Only catch is - Riley Dennis who bought it has to move it. The land beneath it had been sold previously for a new Kroger supermarket and the house was auctioned as a means of getting it out of the way. The house, overlooking the South Licking River, was built by Dr. Gavin Morrison.

  • Sports Beat

    Upward Flag Football and Cheer leading coming to Unity Christian

    Harrison County will have four active Upward Sports programs when Unity Christian Church debuts Upward Flag Football and Cheer leading next month.

    The program, for youth ages kindergarten through sixth grade, is designed to provide a sports program which is a fun, uplifting experience. Devotions are held at each game and during practices.

    Evaluations begin Aug. 12 and run through Aug. 22.

  • Nov. 4 election: Four file for family court judge seat

    The lines are drawn for the Nov. 4 general election.

    Incumbent candidates for the Harrison County Board of Education in Divisions 4 and 5 will be uncontested. Edwin Taylor and Gary Lizer will retain their seats.

    In Division 3, a seat to be filled for the late Joe England, the candidates are Bill Doan, who is currently serving as Cynthiana City Commissioner of Public Finance, and Kristy Carey, who was appointed to fill England's term through the election.