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Today's News

  • Sports beat

    Baseball alums to host golf scramble
    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Baseball Alumni Association is hosting a golf scramble to raise funds for the scholarships given after each baseball season is completed.  
    This will be a fun, fellowship day of golf beginning at 2 p.m. on Aug. 10. Each entrant will receive a nice golf towel and a meal along with an enjoyable round of golf.  
    There will be a shotgun start and interested parties may sign up as a team or as an individual and be placed on a team. The cost is $50 per person or $200 per team.

  • Vacationing in a state of grace

    Last week I took a trip to California where I’m from.

    I met my sister, daughter and granddaughter in San Francisco where we stayed with my 92-year-old aunt.

  • Score 'N' More
  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding July 29, 2013
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Roxie McMillan Bailey Ammerman, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Georgia Alma Smith, probate hearing; order entered.
    CIVIL CASES
    Thomas Eigel vs. Pete Bilbrey, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.
    Kentucky Anesthesia Group vs. John T. Furnish, motion hour; default judgment.
    Randy Northcutt vs. Kevin Harman, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.

  • 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 29 – At 5:18 p.m., an injury accident was reported on Oddville Sunrise Road seven miles from town. Dennis Hyatt was traveling on Oddville Sunrise Road when a vehicle came into his lane causing him to run into the ditch-line and strike a tree before coming to a final rest.
    CASE REPORTS

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Arrests, citations, warnings
    July 26 -- Joseph A. Pawley, 40, was issued a citation for failure to wear seat belt while traveling South Walnut Street.
    July 26 -- Kenneth A. Stidham, 35, was issued a citation for failure to wear seat belt while traveling South Walnut Street.
    July 27 -- Andrea L. Slade, 40, was arrested on Plum Court for alcohol intoxication, and on East Pleasant Street for prescription of controlled substance not in proper container-first.

  • MCTC/LVC holds first Career Craze event

    Cynthiana students learned a variety of healthcare careers at the Licking Valley Campus Career Craze. There were many hands on activities throughout the week to make this an invaluable learning experience. Career Craze was attended by middle school students in grades 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th.  

  • Kentucky to receive $5 million in support toward implementation of the Common Core

    The Center for College and Career Readiness (CCCR) -which has partnered with the Common Core Institute and Office Depot to supply materials and services related to Common Core State Standards -- has pledged $5 million in support toward implementation of those standards in Kentucky. Support in the form of discounted products and services will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis until resources are depleted.

  • Darnell receives National FFA Scholarship

    The National FFA Organization awarded a $1,000 Tractor Supply - Growing Scholars scholarship to Susan Darnell of the Harrison County High School FFA. The scholarship is sponsored by Tractor Supply Company as a special project of the National FFA Foundation. Darnell plans to use the funds to pursue a degree at Eastern Kentucky University.
    This scholarship is one of 1,645 awarded through the National FFA Organization’s scholarship program this year.

  • Bagworms are on the move

    Who among us is guilty of not noticing something until it’s too late? Yes, all of a sudden there is nothing left of your blue spruce or arborvitae. Bagworms have been munching on the needles for weeks and we wonder how it all happened. Well, they are at work right now so go outside and take inventory of your evergreens because that’s what the bagworm likes the most. Now is the time they do their damage unless we put a stop to it.