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Today's News

  • Rockets shut down Breds, 17-0

    The Harrison County Thorobreds found out first hand exactly how hard a rock is on Friday night in Mt. Vernon.

    In a non-district football match up, the homestanding Rockcastle County Rockets shut down the Harrison County offense, found just enough offense of its own, and defeated the Breds, 17-0.

  • Baptist church burglary suspect indicted

    Nearly four months after Cynthiana Baptist Church was burglarized, a suspect stands accused and indicted by a Harrison County grand jury.

    Shannon Bills, 25, was one of 20 individuals indicted by the grand jury on Tuesday.

    Bills faces a nine-count indictment for his alleged role in the June 28 burglary of the church and subsequent activity.

  • Special wheelchair needed for 7-foot tall man

    “Everybody knows me,” George says with a smile that makes the blue of his eyes sparkle.

    At 7-feet tall, George Willen barely fits into the wheelchair he depends on for his mobility. He suffers from cellulitis but is more restricted by complications that have resulted from his unusual height.

    He is a resident of Parkside Manor where he can most always be found sitting in his wheelchair in the parking lot waving at passersby on Oddville Avenue or on the facility’s expansive porch.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Samantha Ann Baucom, Oct. 13, daughter of Bridget Cummins and Samuel Baucom; Emery Christopher Collins, Oct. 14, son of James and Tammy Collins; Taylor Jo Fuson, Oct. 14, daughter of Shanna R. Conley and Mark L. Fuson; Chelsey Marlene Kelly, Oct. 14, daughter of Phillip and Lovann Kelly; Mia Christina Pulliam, Oct. 12, daughter of Royce Gaines and Tomi Anna Pulliam; Sydney Leigh Setters, Oct. 8, daughter of Tommy and Tami Setters; Abby Lauren Sparks, Oct. 9, daughter of Greg and Janelle Sparks.

  • Property Transfers

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS

    First Development, LLC to Kenneth W. Wiglesworth and Beatrice Wiglesworth, Lot 9 in Phase 1 of White Oak Trail Estates, $27,000.

    Quitclaim Deed: Nathaniel Lewis Wedding to Misti Shannon Dixon, 1.61 acres on Kendall Branch Road.

    Donald Shepherd to Stewart L. Redden, Lot 21 - Section A of the Lakeview Subdivision, $119,000.

    General Warranty Deed: William T. Burden and Bettie J. Burden to Thomas Hearn, 3 Tracts in Harrison County on Mattox Road: Tract 1- Parcel 2- 10.132 acres; Tract 2- 3.31 acres; Tract 3- 5.57 acres; $130,000.

  • Balanced attack leads Breds past Pendleton

    When Aaron Stepp took the reins of the Harrison County Thorobreds football program, his reputation preceded him. He had developed one of the most prolific passing attacks in the state while at Clay County.

    Harrison County fans thought they would see the day arrive when footballs filled the air on Friday night and the new scoreboard at Ingles Stadium would be more than broken in.

  • WWII veterans honored by free trip to memorial in Washington, D.C.

    Are you a World War II veteran? Have you seen the memorial to you in Washington D.C.?

    Are you familiar with the organization Honor Flight?

    If you are a WWII veteran, you’re eligible for a free, one-day trip to Washington D.C. to visit your memorial.

    It is the mission of Honor Flight to honor as many of these ‘ordinary people who saved the world’ by providing  them with an organized and expense-paid trip to visit their memorial.

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report

    HARRISON COUNTY

    SHERIFF’S REPORT

    CITATIONS

    Oct. 1 at 8:40 p.m. -- Curtis C. Becker, 46, Cynthiana, was arrested on a bench warrant from Harrison District Court for improper or no windshield, driving on a DUIee^suspended license, driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs, etc. second offense and failure to surrender revoked operator’s license.

    Oct. 2 at 5:38 p.m. -- Timmy Davis, 31, Cynthiana, was issued a criminal summons from Harrison District Court for cattle not to run at large.

  • Gossamer strings for spider flight

    It occurred to me the other day that I have not seen as many intricate spider webs this fall at the farm. I like my spiders, as long as they are not lurking on my shoulder or in my bed. I enjoy seeing them in the garden or in the corner of a window where we can watch their work from indoors.  Maybe I am not looking closely enough; perhaps the weather has made them act differently this year?

  • Living Green

    Americans represent less than five percent of the world’s population. Yet we consume nearly one-third of all natural resources used each year . . . and produce a similar percentage of the world’s solid waste. In fact, it would require four Earths for everybody on the planet to live the lifestyle of North Americans.

    Join us at the Harrison County Cooperative Extension Office, 668 New Lair Rd. on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. to learn ways to “green up” your lifestyle. For more information call 234-5510.