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Today's News

  • Vo-Tech principal named

    When John Hodge retired as principal of the Harrison Area Vo-Tech School in the middle of last school year, his interim replacement came from neighboring Pendleton County.

    John White was at Pendleton County High School for 30 years, seven of those were as principal.

    White was enjoying his retirement when a former student, who is now a teacher at McCormick Area Tech Center, asked him be a substitute for his class.

    White agreed to take on the class, and from there he was back in the education circuit.

  • Birth - Emma Rose Moore

    Emma Rose Moore

    Emma Rose Moore was born to Jason and Amber Moore on April 23, 2008 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center. She weighed 10 lbs. 15 oz., and is welcomed by her brothers, Ryan and Spencer.

    Maternal grandparents are Gary and Debbie Hill of Cynthiana, and the late Jerry Cooper; maternal great-grandmother is Rosemary Ritchie.

    Paternal grandparents are Mark and Patti Wasson of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandfather is Lowell Moss.

  • Public Record

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT

    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding June 2, 2008

    Misdemeanor Cases

    Kevin Mullins, 1980, pretrial conference, alchohol intoxication in a public place first or second offense, guilty plea entered, $25 plus costs.

    William Dennie, 1975, court trial, anyee^violationee^charge (exceptee^traffic) notee^covered, found guilty.

    Danny Dennie, 1953, court trial, anyee^violationee^charge (exceptee^traffic) notee^covered, found guilty.

    Felony Cases

    Phillip A. Doolin, 1960, review, counseling complete, case remanded.

  • Late charge sends Oldham to Mooney Title

    Lexingtons Derek Oldham played the last four holes in two under par and won the Joe Mooney Invitational Golf Tournament by two strokes over former Cynthiana resident Bart Lenox on Sunday at the Cynthiana Country Club.

    Oldham had a two-stroke lead over Lenox, Scott Bolin and Scott Huff after Saturdays first round, as the University of Kentucky junior-to-be golfer carded a two-under par 69.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Mason Lee Cain, June 16, son of Paul and Kim Cain; Wesley Thomas Kenney, June 12, son of Talina Kenney; Michael Matthew Leahy, June 15. son of Michael and Mary Jo Leahy.

    Dr. Henry Norfleet joins the staff of Dr. Gregory Cooper to form Family Care Associates. A year earlier, Dr. LeRoy Gallenstein and nurse practitioner Johnnie Schuller joined Coopers staff. The Family Care Associates office is located in the Professional Arts Building at Harrison Memorial Hospital.

  • Public Record

    NEW DRIVERS

    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.