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Today's News

  • We need to go back to intramurals in the middle school

    There are many reasons that I believe we need to go back to having intramural teams in the seventh and eighth grades.  
    The first reason and probably the most important is to have more of our youth involved in an extra curricular activity.
    Young people change a great deal in the years between sixth grade and the end of high school, and the way it works right now, once the “selection” of the traveling squads is made that’s all there is for the students who are not picked.  

  • Breds’ victory chances run afoul at Bracken tourney

    After dropping a close game to Lewis County and routing Morgan County, the Harrison County Thorobreds were facing the task of playing the home team, the Polar Bears, in Wednesday’s game in the National Bank Classic.  
    The Breds were no match for center Todd Jefferson as the 6-foot-5 senior scored 30 points for the game, 18 in the first half as the Polar Bears took a 40-31 half time lead.  
    Senior guard Andrew Cummins added 20 points in the 68-63 Bracken County victory.  

  • Sports beat

    1991 Regional Champions to be honored
    at Jan. 15 basketball game
    The Harrison County High School Regional Champs will be honored Saturday, Jan. 15, during the Williamstown game.  
    There will be a reception for the players, cheerleaders, coaches and support staff as well as a video tribute to the Thorobreds.  There will also be videos of the 37th District and 10th Region Championship games.  
    Recognition of the participants will be made between the junior varsity and varsity contests.  

  • ST. JAMES AME

    Cynthiana NA Group Hope for Tomorrow meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 6 p.m. at St. James AME Church, 312 W. Pleasant St. Annex. Speaker meeting last Thursday of each month.
    For more information or questions call Blaine at 859-298-1171.

  • How to be God’s favorite

     When my kids were little they used to ask me, “Who do you like best?”
    There’s really no way to answer that. How can you say, “Some days you and some days your sister”?
    Or: “Neither of you when you’re fighting with each other over hair scrunchies.”
    Even the standard “I like both of you equally” doesn’t satisfy a child’s question about who’s Mom’s favorite.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Dec. 27, 2010
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Gloria Dee Gross, probate hearing; order entered.
    CIVIL CASES
    Asset Acceptance LLC vs. Sam C. Brown, motion hour; default judgment entered.
    SMALL CLAIMS
    Dean Pope vs. Ron Arnold, other hearing; order entered.
    FELONY CASES
    David L. Johnson, 1979, motion hour; (motion for expungement), order entered.

  • New Drivers

    Kassandra Barnett, Joseph Paul Bush, Dillion Lynch, Breanna Cutwright, Mark Marsh, and Nicole Taylor.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.
    Jan. 1 – At 9:25 p.m., A non-injury accident occurred on Robinson Renaker Road when Frankie Moore reported that he lost control of his vehicle in attempt to miss a deer and ran into a creek and flipped his car.
    Jan. 2 – At 7:38 p.m., A non injury accident was reported on US 27 South when Tabitha Fields struck an already dead horse on the road, that was owned by Paul Paynter.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Dec. 27 -- Leigh Hafley, 27, was cited on Bridge Street for failure to wear seat belts.
    Dec. 29 -- Kyle P. Capshaw, 24, was arrested on U.S. 27 South on a warrant for failure to produce insurance card and failure to appear.
    Dec. 29 -- Randall K. Insko, 30, was arrested on Miller Street and charged with alcohol intoxication, disorderly orderly conduct, resisting arrest, carrying a concealed weapon and fleeing or evading police on foot.
    Dec. 29 -- James E. Ross, 21, was arrested on Court Street on a warrant for failure to appear.

  • Menus

    Jan. 10 - Jan. 14
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Waffles/syrup, bacon, fresh fruit, orange juice, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Scrambled eggs, sausage, toast & jelly, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: French toaste, bacon, frsh fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Cereal, cinnamon rolls, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    FRIDAY: Sausage, biscuits & jelly, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.