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Today's News

  • SEARCH CONTINUES FOR COUNTERFEITERS

     

    Cynthiana Police are asking for help identifying suspects believed to be involved with a major counterfeiting operation in Harrison County.

    It was reported last week that funny money was showing up all over town.

  • Doram selected to the All 10th Region first team, Stephens to Hall of Fame

    Harrison County junior center Jordan Doram has been named to the first team All 10th Region squad as voted on by the 10th Region’s basketball coaches.  
    The 6-foot junior, who averaged a double double in scoring and rebounding for the season, joins Macie Spence and Erica Rogers of 40th District Champion Montgomery County, Sandra Skinner of 40th District runner up George Rogers Clark and Sarah Futscher of 37th District runner up Bishop Brossart.  

  • Fillies youthful but potent as season begins in 3 weeks

    The Harrison County Fillies enter the 2013 softball season with some key holes to fill from graduation of their pitcher, first baseman and center fielder from last year’s 38th District Champion.  
    Tracey Hicks, who pitched since she was an eighth grader, Lucinda Boyers the first sacker and Emalee Little, the center fielder, have all graduated and must be replaced for this season.
    Coach Christine Garnett and her staff have a young yet experienced group who they hope and believe will be able to fill the void.  

  • Breds rout Bluejackets for 38th District title

    “We played hard, scrapped and got the loose balls,” beamed Coach Larry Kendall. “Our defense was the key to the game and we held them to 42 points.”  
    This was the first-year coach’s assessment of his Harrison County Thorobreds’ 72-42 district championship game defeat of the Nicholas County Bluejackets Friday night.  
    Both teams advance to the 10th Region Tournament, which opened Monday night in Maysville.  

  • Cool season weeds waiting in the wings

    If you are one of those who complains about weeds like it’s the end of the world then take note: The most common, cool-season annual and perennial weeds will be germinating any day now.  
    The obvious: They are easy to control if you just bend over and pull them up; or walk around the garden with a cultivator in hand, scratching up a patch here and there; or spot treat them with boiling water, in order to scald the foliage and roots; or use a conventional herbicide to easily knock them out while they are still young and tender.  

  • Doyle celebrates 80th birthday

    The children of A. J. and Wanda Doyle gave a surprise birthday party for A. J.’s 80th birthday. He was born Feb. 1, 1933 at Poindexter, Ky.
    The celebration was held at Indian Creek Christian Church with 70 family and friends attending. The theme was John Deere tractors, gardening, cattle and softball.
    A. J. has a 1942 John Deere tractor that was restored by his son John and shows it at all local tractor shows. He also raises a large garden where he gives away lots of vegetables.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Gabriella Reice Burns, Feb. 21, daughter of Douglas Lee Burns and Erin Ashley Burns; Megann Mariene Haynes, Feb. 6, daughter of Phillip and LaDonna Haynes.
    Harrison County recovering following an ice storm costing the city and county over $65,000. Debris from trees are being taken to the Handy Farm on Oddville Avenue where city crews are burning the brush.
    Harrison County Breds defeat second ranked Clark County Cardinals 57-52.

    25 years ago . . .

  • Homemaker Briefs

    Antioch/Robinson Homemakers
    The Antioch/Robinson Homemakers have been busy. The group collected $25 for the food pantry.
    Medicine bottles are being collected for foreign countries for the medicine distributions. Club members are also collecting money for a scholarship for 4-H Camp.
    Members are always volunteering for the fair, Recipes for Reading Program, the blood drive, and contributing to Coins for Change. The unit always gives to the Ovarian Cancer Drive with their membership dues drive.

  • Five Generations
  • HMH Auxiliary donates funds to purchase equipment

    The Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) Auxiliary completed 2012 with raising more than $26,000 for Harrison Memorial Hospital. The HMH Auxiliary Gift Shop made a profit of more than $16,541 and fundraising events sponsored by the HMH Auxiliary raised $10,300. All proceeds go directly to Harrison Memorial Hospital for the patients in the community.