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Today's News

  • Birth - Jayden Ann Marshall

    Jayden Ann Marshall

    Jayden Ann Marshall was born to John and Amanda Marshall on April 10, 2008 at Georgetown Community Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs. 15.3 oz. and is welcomed by her sister, Haley Nicole Marshall.

    Maternal grandparents are Dermon and Teresa King of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Leonard and Bobbie Kennedy of Cynthiana, and the late Lorene Pearl Davis King and Herbert Dermon King.

  • Copper theft creates huge loss at empty building

    The Harrison County Sheriffs Department is investigating a copper theft which has repair estimates in the six-figure range.

    According to a HCS report, Merrill Northcutt, 71, reported a burglary at 962 Ky. 356 (White Oak Pike), the former ATK building.

    Taken in the break in was 1,050 feet of industrial copper wire. Several items sustained damage, including 350 feet of four inch electrical conduit, 70 four inch clevis hangers and six 400 amp, 240 volt disconnects.

    The alleged burglary happened sometime between May 1 and May 7, the report said.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana News, Aug. 1, 1867 -- Mr. Frisbie, the polite railroad agent at this place, has some enterprise in his composition. He has recently finished off a fine lot of cattle pens near the depot for the benefit of cattle, sheep, and hog drovers and shippers and has also put up scales, Fairbanks make, for the purpose of weighing hay, grain, and all kinds of stock. He keeps a coal yard and will weigh his coal hereafter, by that means giving a fairer return for the money.

    * Aristotle -- In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.

  • Breds, Fillies make showing in tennis regionals

    The Harrison County doubles team of Seth Barnes and Hank Whalen are the only local entrants still alive in the boys and girls regional tennis tournament at Georgetown College. Weather permitting, the two Harrison County seniors played in the third and fourth rounds on Wednesday, and if successful, will play in the finals this afternoon.

    The Breds duo, third seeded in the tournament, had little trouble in their first round on Monday. After a first round bye, they dispatched Jacob Heller and Harrison Applegate of St. Patrick in the second round, in straight sets, 6-0, 6-0.

  • Copes resigns; Chasteen steps in as interim leader

    Longtime recreation director Kenny Copes is stepping down.

    Copes, who has been at the helm for the last 11 years, but with the Cynthiana-Harrison County Recreation Department since 1983, will be replaced for an interim by Rick Chasteen.

    Chasteen, who serves on the recreation board, said he will take charge during the search for a new director.

  • U.S. 27 N. businesses burglarized

    A string of Tuesday night-Wednesday morning burglaries on U.S. 27 North is being investigated.

    Det. Paul Olin, of the Harrison County Sheriffs Department, said he is investigating break ins at four businesses just north of Cynthiana.

    Galactic Alley bowling lanes, Handy Man Tool Rental, Bruins Landscaping and the Harrison Veterinary Clinic were all hit, Olin said.

    He suspects there were several people involved, by the amount of activity involved.

    They probably spent the good part of the evening, on the break ins, Olin said.

  • First Morgan Riggs Memorial Horse Show gets spirited support

    The organizer of the Morgan Riggs Memorial Rocky Mountain Horse Show, held last Saturday at the 4-H fairgrounds, said she is pleased with the days events.

    Paulette Klein said despite having to move from the main arena, due to wet conditions, the show ran smoothly.

    Even though that was the case, people still stayed and had a nice day, she said. It turned out very good for the very first day.

    I appreciate all the horsemen coming out and all the townspeople coming out to support it.

  • Higdon will study in Japan this summer

    Madelyn Higdon of Cynthiana, a Harrison County High School student, has been accepted by Youth For Understanding USA (YFU) as an international high school exchange student. Higdon will travel abroad to live with a host family and participate in a cultural immersion experience on the 2008 YFU Short Term to Japan.

    Higdon is a recipient of the Japan-U.S. Senate Youth Exchange (JUSSE) program.YFU USA has the distinction of awarding over 300 scholarship recipients annually thanks to funding from numerous corporate, government and foundation programs.

  • Brossart ends Breds 8-game winning streak

    Brandon Martins first-inning two-run double and third inning RBI double appeared to be the impetus that would drive the Harrison County Thorobreds to their ninth straight win in high school baseball. That did not prove to be the case on Tuesday night in Northern Kentucky, however.

  • Birth - Jayden Ann Marshall

    Jayden Ann Marshall

    Jayden Ann Marshall was born to John and Amanda Marshall on April 10, 2008 at Georgetown Community Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs. 15.3 oz. and is welcomed by her sister, Haley Nicole Marshall.

    Maternal grandparents are Leonard and Bobbie Kennedy of Cynthiana, and the late Lorraine Davis King and Herbert Dermon King.

    Paternal grandparents are Claudette King of Cynthiana, and the late Benjamin Franklin Marshall; paternal great-grandparents are the late Clyde Omer Webster and Nanie Elizabeth Webster.