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Today's News

  • Cattle round-up

    Dr. Jeff Lehmkuhler spoke to the Harrison County Beef Cattle Association Thursday, Aug. 14, on the subject of sell now or later. Lehmkuhler is taking the place of Dr. John Johns, a cattle nutrition specialist who retired recently. We didnt have any trouble pronouncing or spelling Johns first name or last, but this guy may become Dr. Jeff. He doesnt look like hed mind.

  • Khloe's battle: Newborn fights for her life against cancer

    When the doctor announced to Erik and Ella Fryman that they had a "beautiful, healthy baby girl," they were half right.

    Khloe Fryman is no doubt beautiful. She is 10 pounds and two ounces of grab-your-heart gorgeous. She can turn on a smile that exudes through her eyes one minute, and the next instant, she can pucker up with a quivering lip to let her momma know she needs to do something to make her smile again.

    However, Khloe is not "healthy."

  • Fillies unable to settle Lady Cats

    On Tuesday, while the girls volleyball team dropped a tough decision to Pendleton County in downtown Falmouth, the Fillies volleyball team took one on the chin against the Lady Cats on the hill at Pendleton County High School.

    Coming off easy wins over Nicholas County and East Jessamine to start the regular season, Harrison County was victimized by its inability to settle in and play its game against Pendleton County.

    The host LadyCats won two straight over the Fillies in the best of three series, 25-22 and 25-19.

  • Fill the pantry with a garden vegetable bounty

    During the summer my grocery bills are pretty modest. My vegetable garden keeps us well-supplied in fruits and vegetables. The goal now is to turn the summer bounty into something we can use in the winter, too. I am getting much better at putting up my homegrown produce.

  • Anna Christine Burgan - Birth

    Anna Christine Burgan was born to Kurt and Jennifer Burgan of Cynthiana on July 1, 2008 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.

    She weighed 7 lbs. 11 oz., and is welcomed by her sisters, Sara Ann and Laura Beth Ledford.

    Maternal grandparents are Robert Bedford of Cynthiana and the late Betty Bedford.

    Paternal grandparents are Inez Burgan of Cynthiana and the late Prentice Burgan Jr.

  • 28 years working + four robberies equals retirement for Philpot

    After 28 years in the banking industry and being a victim of four robberies, Christine Philpot was ready to retire.

    She had looked down the barrel of a Saturday Night Special, been shut inside the bank's vault, told if she pushed a button it would be her last, and with the last robbery told, "I'm sorry I made a bad day for you ladies," after he had helped himself to the contents of the cash drawer.

    Yes, Philpot said, it was time to retire. On May 9, she did just that.

    "I loved my job," she said.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

  • Academic Brief

    FIELDS

    Joel Micah Fields, formerly of Cynthiana, received the Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law Sunday, May 4 during the schools 96th commencement held at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts in Memphis, Tenn. Joel is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

    Joel is the son of Jean Fields of Gibsonville, N.C. and the late LTC Charles G. Fields of Cynthiana.

  • Public Record

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS

    James Brooks and Ana Mae Brooks to Randy Northcutt and Ernestine Northcutt, house and lot at 202 W. Pearl St., $7,000.

    Warranty Deed: Phyllis Penick to Donald Shepherd, Parcel 1 - 11.301 acres on Lafferty Pike (Ky. 1054), $40,000.

    Rebecca S. Boone to James Darrell Boone, 1.0417 acres on Ross Avenue, Berry.

    Patricia Cortes Casey to William Ernst, property on Boyd and Antioch Mills Turnpike.

  • Breds shut out Bluejackets in scrimmage play

    The Aaron Stepp Era of Harrison County football got off to a solid start last Friday as the Breds scored on their first offensive play from scrimmage in a 18-0 win over host Nicholas County in both teams first pre-season scrimmage of the year.

    The Breds went on defense first in the 10-play opening sequence and held the Bluejackets out of the end zone.

    Taking over on their own 30 yard line for its 10 play possession, Harrison County wasted no time in showing the Thorobred faithful what the 2008 offense would look like.