Today's News

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    Anthony Dale Florence, Taylor Leeann Lawson, Desmond Scott Anderson, Patrick Faulk, Carl Browning, Jonathan Noble, Kalab Berry, and Coty Berry.

  • HMH campus going tobacco-free Tuesday

    With good health being its central focus, Harrison Memorial Hospital is making some changes to aid in that pursuit.

    Starting on Tuesday, the hospitals entire campus - building and grounds - will go tobacco-free.

    The policy includes cigarettes, cigars, pipes and smokeless tobacco products.

    The hospital announced plans to go smoke-free a year ago, and recently signage has popped up reminding people of the impending change.

    HMH has been smoke-free for employees since May 1. Root said this has had an added benefit.

  • Family and foliage are in Feix's future

    After over 60 years of volunteer work, Charley Feix has decided it's time to pass the baton.

    He has recently resigned from the numerous boards and committees he has been serving.

    "It's time to quit," said the 71-year-old Feix, adding that he has his grandchildren, his garden and fishing to fill his time.

    Feix's interests may seem worlds apart. However, they are actually more connected than one might think.

  • Birth - Cheyanne Nicole Wachter

    Cheyanne Nicole Wachter

    Cheyanne Nicole Wachter was born to Heather Ann Ferguson and Larry A. Wachter Jr. of Cynthiana on May 16, 2008 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 2 oz., and is welcomed by her brother, Landon Walls, and sister, Haley Walls.

    Maternal grandparents are Rosanne Short and Charles Short, both of Carlisle, Ky.; maternal great-grandmother is Cathy Moore.

    Paternal grandparents are Linda and Charles Parsons of Cynthiana and the late Larry Wachter Sr.; paternal great-grandparents are Pat Perraut and the late Richard Perraut.

  • 40th Burley Belles to tee off next week

    Nearly 100 ladies golfers are expected to tee it up next week in the 40th annual Burley Belles Golf Tournament at the Cynthiana Country Club.

    The two-day 36-hole stroke-play tournament will get under way on Wednesday and will conclude on Thursday. The festivities will begin on Tuesday with a practice round for the 2008 participants, followed by a potluck dinner at 6 p.m.

    The Burley Belles is one of the longest running womens tournaments in the state and annually attracts some of the best golfers in the state.

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  • County to clean up property on Edgewater Pike

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court voted Tuesday to clean up a problematic county property and place a lien on it until the cost is repaid.

    The court had discussed this property, known as the Raymond Juett property on Ky. 982, on May 13 and decided at that time to have Harrison County Attorney Bill Kuster look into the legality of the action and whether the property already had federal liens on it.

    After hearing at the May 27 meeting that it would be possible to proceed, the court approved this action.

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    Case reports

    May 22 At 7:59 a.m., Eric Hadley, Joe B. Hall Court, reported that Aurora Information Systems front door was broken out and cash and merchandise were taken. Total value of theft was $757.

    May 22 At 9:40 a.m., Sam Arnold, Court Street, reported that someone threw a beer bottle breaking a window of his office.

    May 22 At 3:17 p.m., police were called to the high school where there had been a fight between two male students.

    May 22 At 9:54 p.m., police investigated a domestic situation on Riggs Avenue.

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    LeJeune Carroll Reed, 53, and Gary Lane Whitaker, 61, married May 22, 2008.

    Sherri Arlene Murphy, 43, and Alan Gene Sharp, 42, married May 23, 2008.

    Tanya Lourae Rogers, 33, and Joseph Walter Rose, 34, married May 24, 2008.

    Rada Michele Baker, 18, and Robert Joseph Barrett, 26, married May 3, 2008.

    Christine Ann Donegan (Kush), 41, and Kerry Martin Florence, 48, married May 29, 2008.

    Amanda Gail McCarty, 27, and Carl Henry Porter, 39, married May 31, 2008.

  • Birth - Andrew Carson Gray

    Andrew Carson Gray

    Andrew Carson Gray was born to Terry and Amanda Gray of Mt. Olivet, Ky., on June 5, 2008 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs. 3 oz., and is welcomed by his brother, Nathanial Thomas Gray.

    Maternal grandparents are Joshua Ison of Mt. Olivet and the late Crystal Ison.

    Paternal grandparents are Nancy Gray of Brooksville, Ky. and the late Jerry Gray.