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Today's News

  • Fire claims home, belongings

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    A Harrison County family lost their home and belongings in an early morning fire Wednesday.

  • Community Calendar 5-21-15

    THURSDAY, May 21
    Drop in Lego Event. Thursday, May 21 from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

    FRIDAY, May 22
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, May 22 at New Beginnings at 10:30 a.m.; Our Little Miracles, 11 a.m.; Robynwood Heights, 3 p.m.; Edgemont, 3:45 p.m.

  • Church News 5-21-15

    MT. HOPE UNITED METHODIST
    Mt. Hope United Methodist Church will host Cross Tithes  with special music on Saturday, May 23 at 6:30 p.m.
    Sunday School is held at 10 a.m.; Sunday worship service, 11 a.m.; Sunday night service, 5 p.m.; and Wednesday night prayer service at 5:30 p.m.
    The church is located on Hwy. 32, five miles west of Harrison Square in Cynthiana.

  • It’s never wise to mess with a mom

    This past week I wrote a story in the Chronicle about a baby born 14 weeks premature who faces all kinds of health problems.
    That she survived at all is a miracle, and her family, especially her grandmother, knows that this baby, Hannah, is a gift from God.

  • A gift from Mrs. Polly

    I was reading this past week of the death of Garo Yepremian, former member of the Miami Dolphins professional football team. He was very instrumental in assisting the Dolphins win back to back NFL championships  during the early 1970s.
    Yepremian was a native of Cyprus. He came to the United States at the age of 22 and had the distinction of kicking in the first football game he ever saw.
    During this time in my life, Anna and I were living in Paris, Ky.

  • Just another bump in the road

    Since accepting a job offer with the University of Kentucky earlier this month, I envisioned my column for this week to have been the one that broke the news to Harrison County.

  • Kentucky Crushed Stone Association elects new officers

    Bryce Walker, The Walker Company, Mt. Sterling, Ky., was elected Chairperson of the Board of the Kentucky Crushed Stone Association (KCSA) at the group’s recent annual business meeting. Walker succeeds Mike Law.
    Chosen to serve with Walker were: Vice-Chairperson, Jason Gabbard, The Allen Company, Lexington, Ky. and Treasurer, Kevin Holloway, Quality Stone and Ready Mix, Inc., Shepherdsville, Ky.

  • Sports beat

    Fillies Soccer Camp
    to be held June 8-10
    The 2015 Fillies Soccer Camp will be held June 8-10 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Lebus Soccer Field for age 4 years to 6th grade. Cost of the camp will be $50.
    Campers will all receive a fun and wholesome soccer experience. Each camper will receive a camp t-shirt during the course of the four day camp.
    For more information contact Kevin Gaunce at 859-588-7053. Make checks payable to HCHS Fillies Soccer.  Pre-registration is preferred but registration the day of camp is acceptable.

  • Stroub signs letter of intent
  • The University of the Cumberlands (Harrison County South)

    I am going to give my opinion about “Deflate Gate” in a while, but first The University of the Cumberlands.  
    There have been several Harrison County graduates head to Williamsburg to further their education and play ball of some kind. However, the influx of Thorobreds at this time is becoming a large part of the baseball program.