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Today's News

  • My life according to Facebook

    I’m not big on reflecting upon my life, past, present or future, and now thanks to Facebook I don’t have to — Facebook has done it for me.
    Today I logged onto my page and it said to click here to see my “20 biggest moments” of 2013, culled from my status updates throughout the year. (I’m curious to know how they choose which ones are “big moments.” Where mine are concerned, I’m guessing it may be my use of exclamation points.)

  • A perfect situation (in my mind)

    I am writing this on my 65th birthday so keep in mind that when one gets older he could forget things, add to things and outright dream them up.  
    If you are one of the elderly, you may or may not recognize these problems but you might ask some who are around you.  Patti’s birthday is tomorrow but she is not even close to my age as she was a child bride.
    The perfect situation that I would like to address is the lack of intramural basketball played in the Harrison County Middle School.  

  • Breds lose overtime battle with Henderson

    The Republic Bank Classic did not do much for Harrison County’s won-loss record as the Thorobreds lost three of the four games they played in the event.  
    However, the Breds learned a lot about who they are and how far they can go as the Harrison County boys played almost well enough to win all four games.  
    They opened with the five-point loss to the host and eventual winner Lexington Catholic before defeating nine-game winner Clinton County.  

  • Sports This Week

    Bowling
    Friday, Jan. 10,  Montgomery County (A)

    Wrestling
    Saturday, Jan. 11, Bryan Station Invitational (A)

    Wednesday, Jan. 15, Borderline Duals (A)

    Fillies Basketball
    Thursday, Jan. 9, Augusta  6 p.m., Varsity Only (A)

    Saturday, Jan. 11, Fleming County 4:30 p.m. (H)

    Monday  Jan. 13 Mason County, 6 p.m. (H)

    Thorobreds Basketball
    Thursday, Jan. 9, Augusta,  8 p.m., Varsity Only (A)

  • Sports beat

    Georgetown Titans try outs
    The Georgetown Titans select baseball team will be holding try outs for the 2014 baseball season for their Under 10 baseball team in January at the Bullpen in Georgetown, Ky. The player cannot turn 11 before May 1, 2014.
    For more information call John Lopez 859-221-2430 or e-mail jlopez@midway.edu or gtowntitans@gmail.com.

    Co-ed volleyball signups underway
    The Department of Parks and Recreation is now accepting signups for co-ed volleyball, which will be played at the City Hall Sports Complex on Sunday afternoons.

  • Score 'N' More
  • Welcome to the New Year

    I am hesitant to talk about my personal goals for 2014 largely because I know my parents read this column. They have a a really irritating habit of holding me accountable to my goals.
    As the year goes on and my resolutions recede — as they ought — into the softer and more manageable world of complacency, my mother will call me on Saturday morning with the inevitable questions:
    How’s that weight loss thing going, huh?
    You doing that longer writing project you said you wanted to pursue?

  • Property Transfers

    Scott Eric Miller and Louetta Miller to John M. Palmer, property on Ky. 982 (New Lair Road), $106,000.
    Donna L. Volz to James D. Harris and Barbara Harris, Tract 1 of the Waits Land Division, $170,000.
    Ronnie D. Mullins and Joan I. Mullins to Patrick Bartlett and Morgan L. Bartlett, property on Hicks Pike, $270,000.
    Trudy A. Conway-Executrix of the Estate of Helen R. Conway and William R. Conway and Robin Conway to Becal Ventures, LLC, Lot 19 - Block D in Elmarch Addition (Wilson Avenue), $34,000.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Dec. 3 -- At 9:48 p.m., Seth Smith of Walmart Loss Prevention, reported that he had stopped Michael Rison, Paris, who was attempting to leave the store without paying for a vacuum. Rison was charged with second degree criminal trespass and theft by unlawful taking under $500.
    Dec. 9 -- At 10:36 p.m., William T. Fryman, Pleasant Street, reported that he had lost his medication from his pocket somewhere between Oddville Avenue to Pleasant Street. He told police he backtracked but was unable to locate the bottle.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Dec. 23, 2013
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Martha R. Brown, motion hour; order entered and bond approved.
    Estate of Edith Browning, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Ernest Casey, review; order entered.
    Estate of Susan Emily Kendall, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of William D. Weiler, probate hearing; order entered.
    CIVIL CASES
    Hillside Apartments vs. Jennifer Moore, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.