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  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

  • Jesus Rocks concert is Aug. 30

    The Hilltop will be rocking with Christian music at the end of the month.

    Jesus Rocks is Saturday, Aug. 30, from 7-9 p.m. Its in the Harrison County High School auditorium and is free to the public.

    Wed like to see the community come together for this event, said show organizer Jeff Gaunce.

    The show features Lafollette, with members who live in the Shelbyville area, and the Josh Martin Band, which has roots in northern and central Kentucky.

    Both play contemporary Christian music.

  • School Menus

    Aug. 18-22

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.



    MONDAY: Cereal, toast, jelly, juice choices, choice of milk.

    TUESDAY: Waffles, bacon, syrup, juice choices, choice of milk.

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

    THURSDAY: Sausage, biscuits, gravy, juice choices, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: Cereal, toast, jelly, juice choices, choice of milk.


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

  • Sheriff's Report




    July 30 at 8 p.m. -- Amy L. Taylor, 31, Cynthiana, was issued a criminal summons from Harrison District Court for theft by deception uncliding cold checks.

    July 30 at 7:35 p.m. -- Brandy J. Tucker, 28, Cynthiana, was issued a criminal summons from Harrison District Court for theft by deception including cold checks.

    July 30 at 11:03 a.m. -- Richard C. Tibbets, 33, Cynthiana, was issued a suimmons from Harrison District Court for theft by deception.

  • Wyatt Elye Curtis - Birth

    Wyatt Elye Curtis was born to David Pierce and Jennifer Lynn Curtis of Mount Olivet, Ky., on July 29, 2008 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.

    He weighed 6 lbs. 5 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Billy Russell and Sally Ann Fooks of Mount Olivet.

    Paternal grandparents are David E. and Karen M. Curtis of Mount Olivet.

  • Railroad crossings will be closed next week

    CSX Railroad has announced that Cynthianas four railroad crossings will be closed at various times during Aug. 4-8.

    Assistant Chief of Police Ray Johnson said according to a letter from CSX, crews will be working to install new cross ties during the day, but will re-open the crossings at night.

    Not all of the crossings will be closed at the same time. He said its likely that Oddville Avenue and Pleasant Street will be closed Monday and Tuesday, followed Wednesday and Thursday with Bridge and Pike streets.

  • Restaurant Inspections


    June 10 -- Valley Restaurant, 96%, handles on drawers and cookers need to be maintained, shelving covered, ice scoop not properly stored, fountain collars need to be clean.

    June 17 -- Leesburg Grocery, 100% (retail), 97% (food) ceiling tiles in bad repair, shelving.

    June 19 -- China House, 91%, 5-gallon buckets need to be thrown out and not reused, back door needs seal, dry goods need to have containers and covers in place; food needs to be covered while in walk-in cooler, food has to be minimum of six inches off floor in walk-in.

  • Back-to-school means shots and records updates

    The Harrison County Health Center provides a wide variety of services for the school age child. For school aged children, up-to-date immunization certificates are also required by the school.Required immunizations are available for every school age child under 18.

    Parents of preschoolers, kindergarten and sixth grade students need to schedule a physical for their child prior to the beginning of school. Costs for exams at the Health Center are based on a sliding fee scale. This scale takes into consideration the number in the household and household income.

  • New therapist, treatment at HMH massage

    Whether you have a migraine or just sore muscles, the new massage therapist at Harrison Memorial Hospital has an option for you.

    Terri Garrelts, a licensed massage therapist, started at HMH in April and has been hard at work expanding the hospitals capabilities.

    Garrelts offers basic services - classic, customized, stress relief, prenatal, therapeutic, and deep tissue massages and hot stone therapy.

    The big deal, however, is her new service - the rejuvenating facelift massage.

  • Cynthiana Police Dept.



    July 9 At 4:12 p.m., a Pearl Street woman reported that her juvenile son was struck in the eye by an adult male.

    July 11 At 9:27 p.m., Christy Nickerson, Newsom Avenue, reported that while she was away from her residence, someone knocked her satellite dish down.

    July 12 At 12:44 a.m., David and Hannah Wolfe reported that they are being harassed by individuals on motorcycles.

    July 13 At 10:31 a.m., Kathy Spurlock, Webster Avenue, reported that her vehicle was taken without her permission.