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Today's News

  • Spooky Boo Wow event is Oct. 22

    It was a pleasant surprise last fall when over 60 dogs were registered in the first Xi Beta Beta-sponsored Spooky Boo Wow Howl-o-ween parade.
    Parade organizers are again hoping to bring out the hounds for their second annual event to help raise money for the Humane Society of Harrison County.
    The parade will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, at the courthouse. Registration will begin at noon and the parade will follow at 1:15 p.m. The cost is $5 per dog.
    Charleen McIlvain, Xi Beta Beta member, said only dogs are being registered.

  • GOING NUTTY

    Bubba Marshall said he braced himself for a busy fall when he started seeing how thick this year’s walnut crop was turning out.
    Every day since Oct. 1, Marshall Tractor parking lot is lined with pickup trucks carrying loads of walnuts to be hulled and weighed.
    “The trees were thick this year,” Marshall said Monday morning over the constant roar of the hulling machine. “But I think it’s more that people need the money. It’s not just poor people.”

  • Breds can’t match Bulldogs’ speed in 25-7 loss

    There once was an advertisement on radio and television about driving too fast, which ended with “Speed Kills.”  
    The Harrison County Thorobreds found out Friday night that speed is hard to deal with and that bad luck comes in different forms.  
    The Thorobreds started the evening in Covington with four senior starters out with injuries.  
    Seniors Matt Carter, Joe Korona, Tyler Martin and Nick Slucher were each injured in the Highlands game last week and sat the game with Holmes out Friday night.  

  • HCMS Football
  • Springboks soccer team captures LIT tournament in Lexington

    The Springboks soccer team captured the Lexington Invitational Tournament (LIT) U-12 girls’ classic division hosted by Lexington FC at Masterson Station Park in Lexington on Oct. 8 and 9. The tournament was played as a five-team round robin format with the winner determined by best record in the division.
    The Springboks competed against local host Lexington FC (LFC), Mason Copa and Mason Questra from Hamilton, Ohio, as well as the CUSE Titans from Cincinnati.
    The Springboks captured the title with a 3-0-1 record for the weekend.

  • Coming Together for a Cause
  • HCHS Homecoming Court
  • Cordrays to celebrate 50th anniversary Oct. 14

    David Nelson and Peggy Ann Taylor Cordray will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Oct. 14. The couple were married at Unity Christian Church by the Rev. John Guilfoil.
    Neva Taylor served as her sister’s maid of honor, and John Nelson Ritchie was his cousin’s best man.
    David is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jackson T. McCauley.
    Peggy is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Taylor.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Tyler Ross Carson, Sept. 12, son of Rebecca Shepperd and Jeffery Carson; Reanna Marie and Reagan Leigh Golden, Sept. 29, twin daughters of Ryan and Melissa Golden; Addison Ross Moore, Sept. 21, daughter of Keith and Cindy Moore; Garrett Connor Marshall, Sept. 28, son of Jason and Ginni Marshall; Gema Ashtyn McCauley, Sept. 13, daughter of Greg and Sara McCauley; Larrinda Mae Prather, Sept. 21, daughter of Steven and Sharon Prather.

  • Natalie Elaine Dryden

    Natalie Elaine Dryden was born to Summer and Rodney Dryden of Cynthiana on Aug. 11, 2011 at Central Baptist Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 8 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Mary and Jim Riddell of Cynthiana and Chris and Robin Allan of Georgetown; maternal great-grandparents are John and Willia Troxell of Cynthiana and the late Thomas and Alfreda Allan of Michigan.
    Paternal grandparents are Tonya and Anthony Dryden of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Linda and Wayne Dryden of Cynthiana and James Gaunce of Cynthiana and the late Beverly Gaunce.