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Today's News

  • Sports beat

    Upward Soccer registration
    to begin June 24
    Registration forms are now being accepted for Upward Soccer. Cost is $55 per child.
    Evaluations will take place at the Connersville Christian Church field on Tuesday, June 24 and Thursday, June 26 between 6-8 p.m. and Saturday, June 28 between 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Registration forms can be picked up, dropped off or mailed to Connersville Christian Church, 2190 Ky. Hwy. 1842 East.
    For more information contact Kurt Thompson at 859-234-8892.

  • Breds advance in district 18-3 over Robertson County

    The Harrison County Thorobreds sent 24 batters to the plate in the bottom of the first Monday night on the way to an 18-3 walloping of Robertson County.  
    Harrison County struck for eight base hits, drew four walks, had five batters hit by a pitch while Robertson County committed five errors in the first inning.  
    The first four batters in the Harrison County half of the inning were hit by a pitch.  
    Coach Mac Whitaker played 21 players in the five-inning game, using five pitchers to subdue the Robertson County hitting attack.  

  • Tennis players compete in state, 35 athletes headed to state track meet Friday

    Bryson Clifford and Jacob Markley were each eliminated in the first round of the state tennis competition, but not before each played well against top competition.  
    Clifford faced off with Corbin’s Caroline Reedy and battled her way only to drop each set 6-3, 6-3.
    Markley’s opponent, Adam Slone of Lexington Christian, handled the Union College-bound senior, 6-1, 6-0, in sets in which the score does not tell the story of how difficult each point was to score.  

  • Fillies carry losing streak into district play

    The Harrison County Fillies will bring a 16-15-1 record into 38th District play Tuesday following a Friday night loss to Lexington Catholic, 9-6, and three losses in the Estill County round robin Saturday.  
    The likely opponent in Tuesday’s 8 p.m. start district championship game will be 13-15 Nicholas County.  
    The Lady Jackets will first play 4-20 Pendleton County and be heavy favorites to dispatch the Lady Cats.

  • Thank goodness for volunteers

    After every track meet that is held in the athletic complex, Coach Danny Simpson always writes to me that he and Coach Robert Walker want to thank all of the parents and volunteers without whom the meet would have been very difficult to have.  
    This made me think of all of the volunteers that we have around our county in the sports world.
    Volunteer coaches come in many different styles.  

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    May 10 -- At 12:19 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred on KY 356 within the city limits. Brent Erwin of Louisville, KY was traveling north on the bypass when he decided to turn around. He was going to turn into a farm access road on the left hand side. Kristie Wiglesworth of Shaw Lane was traveling behind Erwin and thought he was pulling off the road and tried to pass on the left hand side of the road. Erwin turned into her.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    May 1 -- At 2:26 p.m., James C. Dedman, 111 Oddville Ave.,reported that his Briggs and Stratton push lawn mower was taken from his front porch. The mower was later found at J&B Trading Post and had been sold for $25.
    May 1 -- At 11:53 p.m., police were called to Walmart for alleged shoplifters who had passed the last point of sale with an air conditioning unit, several clothing items all totaling $356.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding May 12, 2014
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Jane C. Moore, probate hearing; order entered.
    CIVIL CASES
    Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC vs. William Cole, motion hour; motion for judgment.
    Merrill Northcutt vs. Kathy Hall, court trial; forcible detainer sustained, order entered.
    Grange Property and Casualty Insurance Co. vs. William P. Hicks, motion hour; granted 45 days to complete discovery.
    LHR, Inc. vs. Edward J. Kitts, motion hour; motion over-ruled.
    SMALL CLAIMS

  • Restaurant Inspections

    March 6 -- Our Little Miracles, 96%, food storage, meat and eggs on the bottom, temperature logs, no food certification.
    March 13 -- Cedar Ridge, 96%, bottom shelves of prep tables/between equipment and storage not clean; utensils in poor repair, single service on floor; good job labeling.
    March 25 -- Baptist Day Care, 100%, no violations.
    April 2 -- Grand Haven Nursing Home, 100%, walk-in freezer drip pan repaired; temps and handling great.

  • Business classes are beneficial to students regardless of career choice

    No matter what career path a student chooses, having financial literacy is an important part of the education process. The Harrison County Area Technology Center has a variety of courses tailored to just those needs.
    The school offers courses in Business Law, Business Principles, Marketing and Business Management. Instructors Louise Jackson and Sean Murphy said any student in the school system can benefit from taking at least one of them.