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Today's News

  • Commission sets Trick or Treat for Saturday, Oct. 30, in Cynthiana

    Cynthiana’s little ghouls and goblins will be out for trick-or-treating on Saturday, Oct. 30, Commissioner Amanda Moore announced at Tuesday evening’s city commission meeting.

    Moore said trick-or-treating will begin at 6 p.m., at which point the weather sirens will be sounded.

    “Everyone should use caution,” Moore said, adding that the annual tradition is for children 12 years old and under.

    Sirens will sound again at 8 p.m., when trick-or-treating ends.

  • School Menus

    Sept. 27 - Oct. 1

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL

    MONDAY: Cereal, donuts, fresh fruit, orange juice, choice of milk.

    TUESDAY: Pancakes with syrup, bacon, fresh fruit, orange juice, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Eggs, muffins, fresh fruit, orange juice, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: French toast with syrup and powdered sugar, sausage links, fresh fruit, orange juice, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: Scrambled eggs, cinnamon toast, fresh fruit, orange juice,  choice of milk.

  • Soccer Breds edge Cardinals, lose to Indians

    In a couple of big rivalry games, the Harrison County Thorobreds Soccer team faced George Rogers Clark and Montgomery County in their last two matches. 

    On Thursday in Winchester, rough play was the norm as the Breds defeated the Cards for the first time is some time. 

    “We have always played pretty well against them, but never quite good enough to win,” admitted Coach Nick Hill.  “This year we broke that curse.”

  • Data center is vital to Berry community, should be funded

    To the editor:

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    HARRISON COUNTY

    SHERIFF’S REPORT

    ACCIDENTS

    Sept. 10 at 10:20 a.m. -- injury, KY 36 West, Cathy M. Livingood, 47, Carlisle, Ky., driving a 1997 Nissan Sentra.

    Sept. 12 at 10:58 a.m. -- non-injury, KY 1032 West, Michael Beagle, 39, Carlisle, Ky., driving a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT.

    Sept. 9 at 11:10 a.m. -- injury, US 27 South, Christopher B. Fisher, 33, Berry, driving a 1987 Dodge Dakota, struck Douglas R. Canfield, 53, Lakeville, Minn., driving a 2007 Peterbilt-Motors 387.

    CASEee^REPORTS

  • Reunions

    CLASS OF 1964

    The Harrison County High School Class of 1964 will be holding its annual informal get together on Saturday, Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. The reunion will be held at the home of Bonnie (Pierce) and Tim Teater, 626 Waits Rd. The meal will be provided, however, if classmates have a specialty they would like to share, feel free to bring it.

    COURTNEY

  • Fillies offensive struggles continue against Campbell, Bourbon counties

    The Harrison County Fillies played Campbell County at the new Athletic Complex on Wednesday night and, despite out-shooting the Lady Camels 13 to six, lost the contest 2-1. 

    The Fillies led the 25th rated Lady Camels 1-0 at the half, but lost key fullback Nikki Taylor to an ankle injury and had to play the second half with a different line up. 

    Though Coach Kim Jenkins thought the Fillies adjusted well, they still came away with a disappointing 2-1 loss.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Dec. 13, 1928 - from Cromwell’s Comments - “Acts of the Second General Assembly of Ky. - An act to establish a town on the lands of Robert Harrison in county of Bourbon approved Dec.

  • The verdict is in 2010 tomato trials

    Since 2006 I have been bringing my personal tomato trials (and tribulations) to my readers. 

    It is a good way to assess the season and the growing selection of heirloom varieties available to us. Sadly, this year was sort of a bust for the vast majority of what I planted.

    I’ll start with the good news. By far, the winners this year are Marglobe, Black Prince and Roma. Both are still clean, producing fruit and ripening efficiently despite the heat (although the last ripe flush did occur when we had a run of days in the 80’s).

  • Golf teams sweep Nicholas County Tuesday at Cynthiana Country Club

    A best round ever by junior Katelin Martin propelled the Harrison County girls’ varsity golf team to a victory over Nicholas County Tuesday night. 

    Martin, who shot a 50 for the nine holes, led her team to a 111 to 117 win. Kristen Aubrey added a 61 to make up the team total while Katherine Chumley shot 69.