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Today's News

  • Sports beat

    Ford to play in Gene Lowe Junior
    All Star game Saturday
    Harrison County junior Caleb Ford has been named to play in the ninth annual Gene Lowe Junior All Star Game Saturday at Berea College. The game will pit six top juniors from each the 10th and 12th regions against the six best from the 11th and 13th regions.  
    The game will be played at the Seabury Center at Berea College with a tip off of 2 p.m. Saturday, April 23. Admission is $3 with 10 and under free. There will be a slam dunk and three point shooting contest at half time of the all star game.

  • Soccer
  • Fillies lose key district game at Nicholas County, 7-3

    Tracey Hicks struck out 11 Nicholas County batters while walking four and giving up five hits. Despite this performance, the Fillies dropped their eighth game in 11 starts, 7-3, to the Lady Jackets Thursday in Carlisle.
    “We just didn’t show up to play,” lamented Coach Christine Garnett. “Our intensity level was non-existent.  When you out-hit a team like we did and strike out 11 batters, there is no way you should lose a game.”

  • MESA donates AED to the Harrison County Recreation Department

    Marshall Emergency Services Associates (MESA), Harrison Memorial Hospital’s emergency department physician group, donated an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to the Harrison County Recreation Department on March 28.  
    An AED is a small, portable device that analyzes the heart’s rhythm for any abnormalities and, if necessary, directs the rescuer to deliver an electrical shock to the heart of someone suffering from sudden cardiac arrest. This shock, called defibrillation, may help the heart to reestablish an effective rhythm.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Ashley Renee Ishmael, March 29, daughter of Thomas and Mary Ishmael; Halie Renae Evans, April 6, daughter of Tonya Evans; Shane Tyler Porter, Feb. 7, son of Jill Hammons and Bobby Porter Jr.
    The Recreation Department office is now located at River Road Park.
    Grede sale tentatively set for July 13, and 280 employees will be terminated at negotiations end. Grede Perm Cast is located on New Lair Road. Grede Foundries Inc. purchased the Cynthiana plant in 1986 from Eaton Corporation.

  • Hall-Berry plan July wedding

    Jillian Rose Hall of Cynthiana, daughter of Ronnie Hall of Mt. Sterling, Ky. and Andrea Hughes of Georgetown, Ky., and Edward Colten ‘Coty’ Berry of Cynthiana, son of the late Edward Berry of Berry, Ky. and Jennifer Roberts of Cynthiana, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    Hall is a 2010 Harrison County High School graduate and is a sophomore at Maysville Community and Technical College studying Office Technology.
    Berry is a 2009 Harrison County High School graduate and is employed by Toyota of Georgetown, Ky.

  • Alexander Mitchell Spigles

    Alexander Mitchell Spigles was born to Cheryl McRoberts and Craig Spigles of Cynthiana on Dec. 9, 2010 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 lbs. 5 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are James and Linda McRoberts of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Thelma McRoberts and the late Carl E. McRoberts Sr.
    Paternal grandparents are Robert E. Janet Spigles of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandmother is Geneva French.

  • Brynlee Raine Batson

    Brynlee Raine Batson was born to H.D. and Cindi Batson on Jan. 11, 2011 at Central Baptist Hospital. She weighed 7.8 lbs.
    Grandparents are Ben and Terry Sloat and Donnie and Kay Batson.

  • Reunions

    The annual Whitaker family reunion will be held Sunday, May 1 at the 4-H Grounds, US 27 S. Gates open at 9 a.m. A potluck lunch will be served.

  • 4-H Events

    Monday-Friday: 4-H Sewing Projects as scheduled
    Tuesdays: 4-H Crocheting Projects; 3:30-4:30 p.m., Extension Office
    Tuesdays: 4-H Quilting Projects; 3:30-5 p.m., Extension Office
    2nd Tuesdays: 4-H Shooting Sports Club, Harrison County Extension Office
    Wednesdays: 4-H Knitting Projects; 3:30-4:30 p.m., Extension Office
    2nd Wednesdays: 4-H Saddle N Spur Club, 6:30 p.m., Extension Office
    2nd Mondays: 4-H Rabbit Club, 4:30-5:30 p.m Extension Office

    April