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Today's News

  • How serious do we take ourselves in sports?

    Patti and I went to Bardstown last weekend to see Amber Philpott and her family.  
    Well, actually we went to see the Wizard of Oz and Amber, Steve, Theresa and Gary were there, but I wanted to throw a famous name into my article;  a famous name other than the Wizard of Oz that is.  
    Imagine my surprise when Ozzie Smith wasn’t there at all and there was a play about a little girl from Kansas who was following a yellow brick road and there weren’t any Jayhawks or ball players of any kind.  

  • Harrison Cheerleaders have high hopes heading into year

    Jessica Reynolds has taken over the Harrison County cheer leading reins from DeDe Shirley and doesn’t expect to miss a beat.  
    “We have six great seniors back along with a talented group of juniors and sophomores,” she noted.  “Add seven exceptional freshmen and we have more than made up for our losses from last year.”  
    Not that Reynolds is taking the losses lightly.  Julie Henson and Niki Whalen are gone from last year’s team having graduated in the spring.  

  • Sports beat

    Middle school football camp set for late July
    Harrison County Middle School football coach Jim Carr has announced that this year’s mini camp will be held July 26, 27 and 28 at Ingles Stadium. The mini camp is for students entering the sixth, seventh and eighth grades this fall at the middle school.  
    The goal of the camp is to teach basic fundamentals and techniques about the wonderful game of football. There will also be information on practices and the upcoming season available at the mini camp.  

  • Golf Scramble
  • Bowlers That’s Us 2011 golf scramble results

    Bowlers That’s Us-Harrison County Relay for Life team hosted a Four Person Team Golf Scramble at the Kincaid Lake State Park course. Proceeds to benefit the Harrison County Relay for Life (American Cancer Society). Ten plus teams participated with the following results:
    Winkle’s Team (Leslie Winkle, David Blake, Travis Rodgers and Greg Cline) was the first place winner. They received two boxes of golf balls and a plaque for each entrant; second was Jones’s Team (Mike Jones, David Jones, Jarred Miller and Rodney Cooper) and each received a plaque.

  • River Road Park
  • Clip & Save

    What started as a plan to save money has turned into competitive game for three Harrison County women who take couponing seriously.
    While they are serious about cutting their bills for groceries, toiletries, medicines and household items, none of them consider themselves “extreme” couponers.
    Jama Rose, who has been clipping coupons for about two years, said the couponers who take it to the extreme are making it more difficult for the men and women who are the average couponer.

  • Charges filed in prank call to 911

    Phone calls to the E-911 dispatch center last Thursday morning that claimed that a woman had been stabbed inside the old Curves building on Poplar Street were a hoax.
    An estimated 38 phone calls were logged at the dispatch center over several hours beginning at 3 a.m.
    Police have since filed charges against David Burden II, 21, for harassing communications and falsely reporting an incident.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    July 1 – At 12:35 a.m., police were called to Harrison Avenue where two juvenile boys were walking unsupervised. Police found the boys and took them to their parents.
    July 1 – At 9:30 p.m., police took a report of alleged sexual abuse.
    July 1 – At 5:40 p.m., a report was made of an out-of-control juvenile on Federal Drive.
    July 2 – At 6:47 a.m., Larry Wachter Jr. reported that nearly $3,000 worth of property was taken from his home on Bridge Street.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.

    July 8 – At 2:55 a.m., a non-injury accident was reported on Ky 1032 East. Kevin Perkins was traveling on Ky 1032 East when he struck a cow owned by Mark Marsh.