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Today's News

  • Wrestlers open season with impressive performance in the Rumble

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Rumbles, to some, means a battle when two groups or more come together in an all out war.  It is usually not one-sided.  
    The Rumble on the Hilltop, Saturday, had 18 participants but one team, the Harrison County Thorobreds, was the clear cut winner from the start while the remaining 17 rumbled for second place and lower.  

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Brittany Yvonne Christopher, Nov. 23, daughter of James and Veronica Christopher; Jade Elizabeth Jenkins, Nov. 17, daughter of Greg and Tawna Jenkins.
    Nine business classes have been added on the Maysville Community College spring schedule. They include principles of marketing, real estate law, intro to the legal profession and principles of banking, three computer classes, two keyboarding classes and one word processing class, and one typing class.

  • Volunteers celebrate gift collection for children in need

    Volunteers from the Bluegrass, KY Area Team are celebrating the collection of 19,250 gift-filled shoeboxes that will remind children around the world they are loved and not forgotten.
    The Bluegrass, KY Area Team is now thanking the Cynthiana community for their generous contributions already on their way to children in need worldwide. For many of these children, the shoebox gift will be the first gift they ever receive.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Chelsea Lauren Wagner, 28, and Nathan Russell Rawlings, 30, married Oct. 7, 2017.
    Felicia Dawn Johnson, 28, and Timothy William Woolums, 32, married Nov. 15, 2017.
    Kaira Elizabeth Withaar, 32, and Shawn Richard King, 33, married Nov. 17, 2017.
    Tarja Lajuan Andrews, 48, and Steve Wayne Wright, 51, married Oct. 28, 2017.
    Marsha Dawn Hunley, 42, and Troy Wayne Hopkins, 26, married Oct. 31, 2017.
    Chelsea Nicole Whalen, 21, and Kevin Thomas Ramey, 21, married Nov. 26, 2017.

  • Blanket Donation
  • Quality and care for equipment

    Taking care of your lawn and garden equipment can make the difference between having stuff that works and stuff that doesn’t! After you are finished preparing your plants for winter don’t forget about your equipment and garden ornaments.  
    In most of our gardens we have more than plants.  Birdbaths, decorative planters, terracotta pots, lawn furniture and hoses need the same consideration we give our plants.  

  • Use horticultural oils this winter to control spring and summer pests

    By Jessica Sayre, County extension agent
    for Horticulture
    Winter probably doesn’t seem like the right time to eliminate pests that will take advantage of your landscape plants next spring. But we need to remember that many problem pests will spend the winter on or near the plants they want to munch on when the weather turns warmer.
    One way to get an early handle on problem pests is to use horticultural oils specially formulated for pest control. Horticultural oils suffocate overwintering pests like scale, aphids and certain mites.

  • Judge Fryman participates in judicial college

    Family Court Judge Heather Fryman, who serves Harrison, Pendleton, Nicholas and Robertson counties, participated in sessions on racial fairness in jury selection, eyewitness testimony and the opioid epidemic at the 2017 Circuit Judges College that took place Oct. 22-25 in Louisville.
    The Education Committee of the Kentucky Circuit Judges Association and the Office of Judicial Branch Education at the Administrative Office of the Courts developed the college.

  • Harrison County Farm Bureau Recognized
  • Harrison County Farm Bureau receives 2017 Women’s Gold Star Award of Excellence

    Recognized for the achievements of its women’s program this year, Harrison County Farm Bureau received the 2017 Gold Star Award of Excellence during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville. The award honors county Women’s Committees for active participation in leadership development programs, agricultural promotion, educational initiatives and numerous other aspects of support to the local Farm Bureau.