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Today's News

  • 149th Plaque unveiling and presentation

    Photos by Josh Shepherd
    Dorothy Slade, widow of the late Harold Slade, was given the honor of unveiling a special plaque honoring the 149th Kentucky Army National Guard at the Harrison Museum.
    Below: The meeting was the last of the 149th Association. Along with the presentation of the plaque, the 149th Association donated  $3,160 each to Honor Flights and Wounded Warriors of Kentucky. Representatives from each organization, on the left and right, were present at the plaque presentation to accept the 149th’s generous donations.

  • Kentucky Thunder
  • Yankees open tournament with 18-8 win over Reds

    The Tee-Ball Tournament began Monday evening with the undefeated regular season champion Yankees facing the Reds.  
    The first inning was the turning point of the game as the Yankees struck for the maximum six runs in the top of the inning and held the Reds to one in the bottom half.  An exciting triple play pulled off by the Yankees’ Simon Jenkins was the big play of the game in the opening inning.  

  • Thermometer or Thermostat?

    With many air conditioners and heaters there is a small unit on the wall. It has two things in it, a thermometer and a thermostat.

  • Is NASCAR fading away?

    I am a pretty big NASCAR fan, not a spend-all-of-my-money-going-to-many-races kind of fan, but a fan never the less.  
    I enjoy going to a race if I do not have to walk miles from the parking spot and have a seat close but not too close to the track.  
    Too close is deafening and too far away makes it hard for a seeing impaired person to tell what number is what when the car races past at 200-plus mph.  

  • Baseball Alumni inducts second Hall of Fame class

    More than 130 people filled the Elks Lodge Hall as the Cynthiana-Harrison County Baseball Alumni Association inducted their second class to the Alumni Hall of Fame.
    The evening began with a hospitality hour followed by Alumni Association Chairman Jim Fuller’s welcome to the attendees.  
    Dr. Larry Bishop had the invocation followed by a meal served by David Turner.  Turner’s barbeque is well known for its excellent taste and quality.

  • HCMS football sign up/meet and greet July 9, camp follows

    Harrison County Middle School Football coach Dr. Chris Kerns has announced dates for sign ups and the 2014 football camp.  
    The sign ups/meet and greet is scheduled for Wednesday, July 9, beginning with the sixth grade at 5:30 p.m.  
    The seventh grade will follow at 6:15 p.m. and the eighth grade concludes the day at 7 p.m.  

  • Combs wins Central Kentucky Golf event at CynthianaCountry Club

    On Monday morning, 43 of central Kentucky’s best golfers arrived at the Cynthiana Country Club for an 18-hole tournament hosted by the Ladies Golf Association of the Cynthiana Country Club.  
    The Cynthiana golfers were not eligible to play due to being the host club in this Women’s Central Kentucky Golf Association contest.
    Anne Combs of the Spring Valley club was the low net winner shooting a four under par 68.  
    Robin Brockman of Woodford County’s Moss Hill club was second low net with a one under 71.  

  • Church News 7-3-14

    IRVINGSVILLE BAPTIST
    Irvingsville Baptist Church will be having a community/family cookout after the moring service at noon on July 6.
    Everyone is invited. Call 859-588-3830 for more information.

    VICTORY BAPTIST
    On the third Sunday of July (July 20) at 3:30 p.m., Victory Baptist Church will be having its first ever Men’s Day. A word from God by Pastor Emmanuel P. Young and God’s Church members of Lettingertown Baptist Church, Lexington, Ky.

  • Youthful Collins rides his way to National Rodeo Finals

    Jon Keith Collins is readying himself to make the trip to Rock Springs, Wyoming, to compete in the National High School Rodeo Finals beginning on July 14.  
    The recent graduate of Breathitt County High School and his mother, Betty Geoghegan Collins, will drive from their home in southern Kentucky to the Wyoming town that is in the southwestern part of the Equality State.  
    The travel plans will have them arrive on July 13, just one day before the five-day rodeo begins in earnest.