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Today's News

  • Bourbon Community Hospital to sponsor Heart Walk Saturday

    The first Heart Walk in Bourbon County will take place on May 19 starting and finishing on Bourbon Community Hospital’s campus. The event will get started at 9 a.m. with registration for the walk and a Zumba demonstration led by Angela Fugate, Certified Zumba Instructor.

  • Graduation plans for May 25

    By Becky Barnes, Editor
    In just a few short days, members of Harrison County’s Class of 2012 will walk across the stage and collect the piece of paper that is their ticket to the next phase of their lives.
    Graduation will be held Friday, May 25, at 7:30 p.m., at Harrison County’s Athletic Complex, weather permitting.
    The students opted to have their own class officers as this year’s commencement speakers. Delivering addresses will be: Whitney Gaunce, Allison Cordray, Katelyn Horschler and Macy Gasser.

  • FBLA receives award
  • Officials question P&Z reg changes

    A special Harrison County Fiscal Court meeting was held on Tuesday, May 15, to discuss proposed changes in planning and zoning.
    Zoning Administrator Bonnie Skinner, chairman Avi Bear and planning and zoning attorney Brian Privett were present at the special meeting to give an outline and answer questions involving the proposed changes.
    Great attention and discussion was given to a new article proposed by planning and zoning which would increase the required lot size for newly built homes in the county.

  • Academic briefs

    Christopher L.Young of Cynthiana, received the Julian and Betty Goodman Scholarship in Broadcast Journalism as Outstanding Senior in Broadcasting TV/Film Production at Western Kentucky University’s annual awards program held May 6.

  • HCMS Reading Counts
  • Seat belt enforcement campaign gets underway May 20

    “Click it or ticket,” the slogan says it all.
    The summer campaign will kick off May 20 and continue through June 4, according to Sgt. Wilbur Gross of the Cynthiana Police Department.
    Gross said it’s important for passengers and drivers to be buckled in whenever in a vehicle. Statistics prove a direct correlation between motorist/passenger safety and seat belt usage.
    He said that nearly 50 percent of motorists traveling at night do not wear their seat belts.

  • Krubaloo’s hosting fundraiser May 25

    Krubaloo’s Restaurant will host a fundraising event for the Mud and Guts Tough Mudder Team on Friday, May 25 beginning at 7 p.m.
    All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project.
    Tickets, which are available at Krubaloo’s, Biancke’s or by calling Wende Lesak at 931-704-4996, are $15 per person, $25 couple or $10 for veterans.
    An all-you-can-eat buffet will begin serving at 7 p.m. and continue through 10 p.m. Also starting at 7 and ending at 9 p.m. will be a silent auction.

  • Thorobreds win track region, Fillies fourth

    While qualifying 12 individuals and three relays for this Friday’s KHSAA state meet the Harrison County Thorobreds won the Class AA, Region 4 Meet Saturday outdistancing Lexington Catholic 126 to 108.  
    Covington Catholic was third with 76 points but the meet came down to a two-team battle for the biggest part of the day.  In fact, with the 4 x 400 relay and the triple jump remaining the score was tied between the two rivals.  

  • Breds win Senior Night battle with Camels

    Six senior Harrison County baseball players and two stat girls were feted before the game Tuesday night as the Thorobreds hosted Campbell County on Senior Night.  
    Xavier Carter, Jeffrey Faulconer, Hunter Hill, Paul Jones, Justin Nutter and Josh Young were given commemorative baseball bats in honor of their senior year with the Thorobreds as well as scholarships from the Harrison County Baseball Alumni Association.  
    The stat girls, Abby Besson and Katelin Martin were given plaques in recognition of the service they have given to the program.