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  • Webb murder trial moved to Falmouth

    Harrison Circuit Judge Jay Delaney ruled Wednesday afternoon that the Bass Webb murder trial will be conducted in Pendleton Circuit Court in Falmouth.
    Delaney had ordered in December that the trial site be moved because of pre-trial publicity which had contaminated the jury pool in Harrison County.
    A conference call scheduled for Friday morning will determine the trial date which is expected to be in July. Commonwealth Attorney Douglas Miller said that five weeks will be allocated for the trial.

  • Food Lion to close doors

      Harrison County grocery buyers will have one less shopping option after January.  Delhaize America, parent company of Food Lion, has announced the closure of 126 stores across the Southeast.  
        Food Lion stores account for 113 of the closures with Bloom and Bottom Dollar Food stores making up the balance.

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  • Burgans to run bowling alley

    The local bowling alley may be well on its way to returning to the glory days with local bowling lovers calling the shots now.
    Galactic Alley, formally known as Bel-Aire Lanes, has seen its share of ups and downs over the years. However, none could compare to the alley’s doors being closed for what was thought to be forever in April 2011.
    Galactic Alley was officially shutdown after the bowling leagues completed their season in April 2011 and previous owner Norm Wilson signed the property over to First Federal Bank in Lexington.

  • Plaque dedicated for Banneker High location

    A long-awaited plaque honoring the location of the campus of Banneker High School was laid on Monday.
    The school was built in 1937 and served African-American students in Harrison County until the 1963-64 year after which all schools were integrated. The school area was on West Penn Street and North Locust Street with the back to West Pearl Street.
    Two former Banneker teachers remain; Mrs. Mary Ann Henderson Adams and Mrs. Anne Mabson Stout (Louis), both residing in Lexington,Ky

  • HMH introduces new program for obstetrical patients

    Harrison Memorial Hospital’s Elizabeth Bailey Women’s Health Center is the first hospital in Central Kentucky to offer the program called Kangaroo Care for obstetrical patients.    
    Kangaroo Care is a program for new mothers begun immediately after birth, providing infant and mother are stable and able.        

  • Country music meets local talent at the Pike Street Opry

    On Jan. 20, the Pike Street Opry opens its doors in downtown Cynthiana to bring local talent singing some of the greatest country music songs of all time. Being held at the historic Rohs Opera House, the Opry will feature some of the best local singers in the community paying tribute to the legends of Nashville. People attending can expect to hear songs from Johnny Cash, the Judds, Linda Ronstadt, Patsy Cline, Jim Reeves, Randy Travis and many others.

  • Breds rout Lewis County 67-43

    After only leading the 3-15 Lewis County Lions by eight points at the half the Harrison County Thorobreds outscored the youthful Leos by 30-5 in the third period in route to a 67-43 win at George Rogers Clark Saturday. The game was the third of four played that day as the schools involved participated in the Central Bank MLK Cardinal Classic at the Winchester school.  Highlands defeated South Laurel 59-48 in the opener, powerhouse Madison Central whipped Fleming County 88-70 and the host Cardinals dried up the Green Wave of Meade County 71-46 in the other contests.  

  • Has religion become a crime?

    Let me begin by saying that I am not a fan of the Broncos or a particular fan of Tim Tebow so don’t take this as a fan’s musings. In fact, since the Broncos beat the Steelers I may be the opposite of a Denver fan so these remarks are straight from the head not the heart.