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Today's News

  • Police discover possible meth lab on Western Avenue

    At about 3 a.m. on April 22, Cynthiana police were dispatched to Western Avenue where a woman said she had unwanted people in her home and she wanted them removed.
    What police found were the makings of a methamphetamine lab which sent several people to the hospital to be evaluated.
    Homeowner Bonnie Newsome said her son and his friends had been “doing drugs.”
    When police arrived, the son had fled the home. However, Jonathon Dewayne Gray was in the basement and was asleep or passed out.

  • Ag commissioner to visit Harrison County on May 8

    Agriculture Commissioner James Comer invites Harrison County residents to visit with him on May 8 from noon-1 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office.
    “I think it’s important to get away from Frankfort and meet the citizens of Kentucky where they live,” Commissioner Comer said. “I hope everyone will take the time to drop by and tell me about an issue that’s on their minds, seek advice about an agriculture-related problem or just say hello.”

  • Sports beat

    Jefferson County players
    dominate All Star team
    Dave Satterly, the game director for the Kentucky-Indiana All Star Classic, announced the members of the Kentucky squad.  The Kentucky game against Indiana’s finest will be played in Freedom Hall on Friday June 8 with the Indiana battle the next day in Indianapolis.  

  • First pitch
  • Everyone is special in one way or another

    During the time we are on the earth each of us meets people who are special to us in one way or another.  
    Of course, our spouse, at least on the wedding day, and our children are always special, but I am referring to those who we are not related to, in love with or both.  
    This Friday evening the baseball alums are getting together for a little batting demonstration at 5:30 p.m. and then before the game the first team of Don Snopek’s coaching tenure will be honored along with Snopek.  

  • 2012 ag development sign-ups underway

    The Harrison County Phase I Committee held the educational meeting on Monday, April 30 at the Harrison County Extension Office. At the meeting 161 local farmers received applications for the 2012 Phase I projects.  
    During the meeting the group received information concerning programs this year and deadlines for signing up. All applications are due to the Extension Office by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, May 14.  Following the application period, the local board will score the applications and notify the first group who are approved.

  • HCFM introduces more farmers for your shopping needs

    By Vickie Fryman

  • Grand jury issues indictments in burglary and drug cases

    Larry Wachter Jr. was one of nine people indicted by a Harrison County grand jury on Tuesday.
    Wachter, 24, faces a 13 count indictment with 12 counts of theft by unlawful taking (firearm) and a single count of theft by unlawful taking (less than $500).

  • E-Z Pack selling some assets to Navistar, Inc.

    E-Z Pack Manufacturing announced Tuesday that certain assets including intellectual property of the company are being acquired by Navistar, Inc.
    As for the Cynthiana E-Z Pack plant, officials declined to confirm plans of closing the plant.
    “No decisions have been made as far as long term plans for the Cynthiana plant,” said E-Z Pack director of marketing Tom Kennedy. “The plant currently has many back orders to fill and plenty of work for the near seen future.”

  • dancing with the stars

    Salsa, Samba, Jitterbug, Jive and line dancing. Which will be shown at the first annual Dancing with the Stars?
    The Harrison County High School FFA Chapter and Dance Team will present a local variation of the hit show Dancing with the Stars Friday, May 4, at the Harrison County High School Gym.
    Anticipation grows every day as the event draws closer where some of Harrison County’s finest will trade in their day clothes for some glad rags and dancing shoes.