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Today's News

  • Church Briefs

    BENSON UNITED

    METHODIST

    Evangelist Dan Frederick, who has shared the Gospel of Jesus Christ in many area Churches and Camp Meetings will be the featured speaker at Benson United Methodist Church on Friday, Sept. 24, Saturday Sept. 25, and concluding for the 9 a.m. service on Sunday at Benson United Methodist Church. Friday and Saturday revival services begin at 7 p.m.

  • Brotherly love and sports, like oil and water

    Sunday night as I watched the Manning brothers, Peyton and Eli, play against one another, it reminded me of many years ago and playing with my brothers.

    I have two brothers, one deceased who was two years older than me and my brother John who is two years younger than I. 

    Yes, the middle child, which explains much I know but never mind that.

    We also have a sister, Sarah Jane, who is the youngest of the four and lives in North Carolina.

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    CYNTHIANA POLICE REPORT

    Case reports

    Aug. 23 – At 3:49 p.m., Benjamin Sparks, Russ Avenue, reported a burglary at 202 W. Pearl St. An air conditioner was pushed in to gain entrance into the home. Missing from the home were five gold chains, five gold pendants and four pair gold earrings.

    Aug. 25 – At 8:29 p.m., Tammy Frizell reported that her son’s bicycle was taken from her backyard.

  • Thorobreds 3-1 after late touchdown pass downs Scott Eagles

    In a game where two thirds of Harrison County’s offensive plays were rushes, a big Joe Korona to Shane Fowler touchdown hook up spelled the difference as the Breds edged past Scott High 28-22 Friday night. 

    The game, which was played at Dixie Heights’ beautiful complex, was close throughout.  

  • Calendar

    THURSDAY, Sept. 23

    Historical Book Group. Thursday, Sept. 23 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The book for discussion will be Manhunt: The 12 Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer by James Swanson. This group is open to anyone interested in history.

  • Postal Service price hike - neither justified nor legal

    At Landmark Community Newspapers, Inc., Shelbyville, KY (which I serve as postal consultant after retiring in 2008 from a 35-year career), when we face tough economic times, we have to make tough decisions. But ultimately, our goal is to grow our business by providing services that consumers want and need at competitive prices.

    When our business grows, so do jobs. If we do business right, our customers grow with us. In the end, making the right choices is right for the economy, jobs and our businesses.

  • Bicycles awarded at ninth annual Rev. Ross Bike Race

    To the editor:

    Under bright, sunny skies, the ninth annual Rev. Ross Bike Race took place. A good crowd was on hand to provide encouragement for the competitors. The day’s events concluded with spectators and contestants enjoying some water balloon tossing.

    The results for the race were as follows:

  • Harrison County Family Court

    HARRISON FAMILY COURT

    Judge Barbara Paul

    presiding Sept. 1, 2010

    CIVIL CASES

    Kathy Marie McElfresh-Cloyd vs. Michael Eugene Cloyd, domestic; pass to be re-noticed.

    Kacey Renae Hamm vs. Jeremy Denver Hamm, domestic; pass to be re-noticed.

    Robert Shaun Jordan vs. Cassandra Nicole Jordan, motion hour; order entered.

    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

    Kevin Alan Duncan vs. Catherine Crawley Marsh, domestic violence; EPO withdrawn, dismissed by agreement.

  • Switzer family plays role in WEG promotion events

    While all eyes are trained on the World Equestrian Games, one Harrison County family is paying particular attention to the reining events.

    Kim and Buddy Switzer and their children Cody and Sadie have had several hands in this year’s world event.

    It started earlier in the summer with Sadie, 17, doing a demonstration at Morehead State University on reining events, which are new to WEG this year.

    Kim’s horse, Lilly, has been on loan to the Kentucky Horse Park all summer to promote the WEG in the breeds barn.

  • Sports Beat

    Harrison County successful in

    fall tennis league

    A group of Harrison County students began play in the Fall Tennis League last weekend and met with some grand success. Juniors Charlie Smith and Wes Barnett took a pair of matches from Lafayette’s singles players by 8-2 and 8-1.  Fellow junior Ben McDonald and freshman Jacob Markley took the doubles action 8-1.