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Today's News

  • Lady Eagles wear down shorthanded Fillies in Taylor Mill

    The construction was only the beginning of the road blocks that the Harrison County Fillies would endure Monday night as they battled the Scott High Lady Eagles in a game pitting two 10th Region rivals.  
    The Fillies were working to continue their late-season improvement as they prepare for the opening game of the 38th District Tournament next Monday against Pendleton County.  
    The assignments facing the 16-10 Lady Eagles became tougher almost immediately as sophomore point guard Kassidy Cook went down with an apparent hamstring injury.  

  • The Wildcats will be better than 25th by year end

    This week for the first time since really early in the season, the University of Kentucky Wildcats are rated in the top 25 of college basketball.  
    In the Associated Press poll, the Wildcats are seven points ahead of Tubby Smith’s Minnesota Golden Gophers for the 25th and last spot in the poll.  
    The USA Today Coaches poll does not have the Wildcats in it but there is probably some bias among the coaches.  
    I noticed that the coaches also had Indiana second to Duke instead of first like the Associated Press did in its poll.  

  • Score 'N' More
  • Fillies win district battle with Nicholas County, drop tough one to St. Henry

    The Harrison County Fillies continued their late-season improvement as they defeated the Nicholas County Lady Jackets Wednesday evening, 39-28, in the first game of the girl/boy doubleheader on the Hilltop.  
    On Saturday night the Lady Crusaders of St. Henry handed the Fillies a 56-51 defeat in a physical battle again in the Hilltop gym.

  • Thorobreds lose two of three, Kendall shakes up line up

    The Harrison County Thorobreds have seen their once sparkling 14-5 record crumble to a 16-11 mark losing five of their last seven games, which caused Coach Larry Kendall to change the starting line up Saturday when the Breds traveled to Martha Layne Collins High School.
    The Thorobreds started the past week with a loss at Estill County (12-14) in a performance that was less than desired to say the least.  

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Arrests, citations,
    warnings
    Jan. 25 -- Raymond T. Motell, 17, was served a warning on Riverside Drive for improper start from a parked position.
    Jan. 25 -- Nathaniel B. Tanner, 19, was arrested on U.S. 27 South at Walmart and charged with harassment (physical contact, no injury) and second degree disorderly conduct.
    Jan. 26 -- Whitnie M. Snipes, 20,  was issued a warning on U.S. 27 North for speeding.
    Jan. 26 -- Andrew Cox, 32, was arrested on Miller Street at Shady Lawn and charged with menacing, second degree disorderly conduct.

  • 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.

    Feb. 1 – At 2:30 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on Junction Pike eight miles from town. James Ritchie lost control of his vehicle causing him to run through a fence.
    Feb. 2 – At 12:39 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on KY 36 three miles from town. John McCauley slid on some ice causing him to strike a stop sign.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Feb. 4, 2013
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Harold W. Cummins, probate hearing; will proven, order entered.
    Estate of Merle A. Dennis, probate hearing; will admitted as self-proven, order entered.
    Estate of Anna Lee Giles, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Effie Riddle, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of C.B. Slade Jr., motion hour; order entered.
    CIVIL CASES
    Capital One Bank vs. George L. Baker, motion hour; default judgment.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Feb. 5, 2013
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Gregory Hall, 1963, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; admission to allegation.
    Robert Stanfield, 1975, motion hour; motion granted, order entered.
    Elizabeth G. Villafuerte, 1961, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; admission to allegation.
    Starla Shields, 1978, motion hour; motion granted, order entered.
    Naomi Gifford, 1982, motion hour; motion granted, order entered.

  • Former lawmaker Swinford dies at 80

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    It was words like oak, legend, hero and friend that his peers used to describe the late John M. Swinford.