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Today's News

  • HCHS, HCMS are regional archery champions

    Continuing a tradition of powerful archery, the Harrison County High School and Middle School Archery teams brought home first place in the 8th Region archery competition.  
    The meet, which was held on Saturday in Independence at the Twenhofel Middle School, featured nine high school and nine middle school teams.  (William H. Twenhofel is a famous geologist from Covington).

  • Spring forward

    This weekend will mark the return of spring’s Daylight Savings Time (DST). Beginning at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 10, Daylight Savings Time will return and all clocks should be moved forward one hour.

  • Hemp bill still alive, says McKee

     

    Senate bill 50 is now expected to make its way to the house floor for a vote, according to state Rep. Tom McKee.

  • Local man charged with sexually abusing girl under 12

     

    Robert Meadows Jr., 45, was indicted Tuesday on charges of sexual abuse of a child less than 12 years old.

  • Thorobreds track reloading for another regional run

    Head Harrison County Thorobreds Track Coach Robert Walker is not one to overstate his situation.  
    Monday morning when asked about all of the losses his team suffered from last year’s regional champs, he simply said, “We did lose 16 athletes to either injuries or graduation, but we will represent the school in a good way.  We lost some great runners, our whole mile relay team and a lot of speed but I believe in the athletes that are still here.”  

  • KSP Citizens’ Academy date changed

    The Kentucky State Police Citizens’ Academy that was scheduled to begin tonight has been moved to Thursday, March 14, at Maysville Community and Technical College-Licking Valley Campus in Cynthiana.

    The classes will run for 11 weeks from 7-9 p.m. every Thursday with a graduation ceremony to be held on the 11th week.

  • Ten jury trials on March 22 circuit court docket

     

    Ten jury trials are scheduled for March 22 in Harrison Circuit Court.

    Donald Silcox, who faces eight charges related to the sexual abuse of four children in northern Harrison County, was originally scheduled to stand trial on Jan. 24.

  • Bankruptcy judge orders expense payments

    U.S. District Court Bankruptcy Judge Alan C. Stout signed two orders recently in the Brenda K. Brown case.

    The judge ordered last week that Stewart Auction & Appraisal of Corbin, Ky., be paid $32,309 for its administrative expenses in the sale of Brown’s Paintsville property.

  • Old home week on Sunday

    I’ve always heard the term “old home week” and I just used it without really knowing for sure what it meant.  
    I am using it to mean seeing a lot of people that you know in one day in various venues, be it right or wrong.
    Sunday was one of those days where I saw many people who are from Cynthiana or lived in Cynthiana in different places.  

  • Sports beat

    Alumni football coming back
    for second year in April
    Gridiron Alumni has announced that it will be coming back to Kentucky again this year for another series of exciting alumni football.  
    This year on Friday, April 5, the Harrison County alumni will again take on the Bourbon County Pride team. Game time will be released at a later date along with more information about the two teams.  
    The next night, the event travels to Montgomery County where the alumni from Montgomery County and Clark County will do battle.