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Today's News

  • Charges pending in alleged guardrail theft

    Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Steve McCauley said he thought he’d seen it all until he was called to a possible theft in progress Monday morning on U.S. 62 at Kendall Branch Road.
    McCauley worked an accident at that location the day before that left the guard rail damaged.

  • Grooming a champion: Ring looks for Doberman winner

    Some graduation gifts come with four wheels and tail-lights, but Ashley Ring’s came with four legs, no tail and, according to her, sometimes has a mind of its own.
    Several years after that first graduation present, Ring is now enjoying the splendors of living with a real life champion Doberman Pinscher.
    Ring decided to venture into the dog showing world after watching hour after hour of the Westminster Dog Show, which is held every year inside the greatest arena ever built, Madison Square Gardens.

  • Local racer develops royal passion for 20-year hobby

    Call it a need for speed or just the rush you get from knowing that you could crash any second; whatever it may be, Brian Royalty has made a hobby out of going fast for the past 20 years, and he says he has no plans of hanging the helmet up anytime soon.
    What started out as a father/son go-kart project, quickly escalated to a full blown weekend at the racetrack for the Royalty family.
    “I have been racing now for 22 years,” said Royalty. “My dad heard about go-kart racing and asked if I wanted to try it and before I knew it, I was hooked.”

  • Sunday shooting deemed ‘accidental’

    A Harrison County man was treated at a Grant County hospital Sunday after receiving a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
    Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Nathan Gasser said he was called to 542 Stringtown-Webber Road about 11:30 p.m. Sunday for an accidental shooting.
    Gasser said when he arrived it was determined that Tony Perez was firing shots into the ground with his .22 rifle when he accidentally struck himself in the calf. Gasser said alcohol was involved.

  • Animal cruelty charge sought in dog shooting

    Animal cruelty charges are being filed against a Harrison County man following a domestic dispute that ended with a dog being shot to death.
    Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Nathan Gasser said he was called to Robinson Road Friday night on a welfare check phoned in by a third party. Once at the house, Gasser determined that Randy Jo Hopkins, 44, who had left the residence before Gasser arrived, had been in an argument with his girlfriend.

  • School Menus

    Feb. 28-March 4
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Cereal, cinnamon twists, pancakes on stick, yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Scrambled eggs, bacon, toast, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Waffles, sausage, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: French toast, bacon, bananas, juice choices, choice of milk.
    FRIDAY: Pancakes, sausage, yougurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

  • Palmers to be honored with 50th anniversary reception Sunday

    Donald and Carolyn Palmer will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 24. They were married in 1961 at Unity Christian Church by Bro. John Guilfoil.
    They have three daughters, Carol (Donald) Richie, Donna (Lee Alan) Judy and Sonia (George) Frazier, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
    A reception will be held in their honor on Sunday, Feb. 27 from 3-5 p.m. at the Cynthiana Country Club. All family and friends are invited. No formal invitations will be sent.

  • MCTC honors new Hall of Fame alumni

    Maysville Community and Technical College (MCTC) is honoring new Hall of Fame alumni Adrene Commodore.
    As part of the Super Sunday initiative, Maysville Community and Technical College has nominated members to its Hall of Fame to highlight outstanding African-American alumni.
    Adrene Commodore went to Maysville Community and Technical College (MCTC) with the intention of taking one nurse aide course. She needed the skills to help take care of an ailing mother.  

  • Harrison Republicans hold Lincoln Day Dinner

    Many locals gathered Thursday evening at the Extension Office to eat, drink (coffee) and be merry. The attendees were regaled with a humorous yet inspirational talk by State Sen. Alice Kerr from Lexington. Her theme: America is great because Americans are good.
    She even got the entire group to sing along... twice.
    The ladies of the local GOP group are to be commended on the wonderful meal that they oversaw.

  • Steffe to celebrate 90th birthday

    Beverly Steffe, right, longtime resident of Harrison County, will celebrate her 90th birthday this week. Pictured with Steffe is her sister, the late Ernestine Steffe Tribble, and their mule, Mike. Steffe taught many years in the Bourbon and Harrison County school systems.