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Today's News

  • Sports Beat

    Harrison County track schedule change

    The track meet scheduled for Friday, April 30, at Madison Central has been cancelled. The Woodford County Invitational on Saturday, May 1 will replace the Madison Central meet on the schedule. 

    Little League start delayed by weather

    The rain of Friday, Saturday and again Monday have set back the start of the Little League season. 

  • Academic Briefs

    MOREHEAD DEAN’S LIST

    Morehead State University Dean’s List for the 2009 Fall Semester includes the following local students:

    Miranda Beagle, Ashley Bradford, Adam Evans,, Matthew Kearns, Laura Kendall, Amber Kilby, Tracy Lair, Eirikka Lotz, Sara Moredock, John Michael Reitz, Miranda Turk, Jennifer Wells, Cassiah Winkle, all of Harrison County.

  • Reunions

    BUENA VISTA ALUMNI BANQUET

    The Buena Vista Alumni Banquet will be held at the First United Methodist Church Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 6 p.m. All former students, teachers, alumni and friends are welcome.

    For reservations call Dorothy Slade at 234-5835 by May 11. The meal will be $13 per person.

    ODDVILLE ALUMNI DINNER

    The Oddville School Alumni dinner will be held at the Cynthiana Christian Church fellowship hall on Saturday, May 29. The get-together of old friends and begin at 4:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m.

  • Church Briefs

    BENSON UNITED METHODIST

    Healing and Prayer Service

    The congregation, Senior Pastor the Rev. Woody Woodford and friends of Benson United Methodist Church, just off of US 27 N. at KY 1744, invites Harrison and surrounding counties to an evening of personal healing. Everyone is welcome regardless of church affiliation, faith, or creed. The evening is free of charge.

  • Trial by media, not how it is drawn up

    Ben Roethlisberger’s guilt remains in question. If nothing else, he is guilty of extremely poor judgment and of being too big for his britches. However, no state or federal laws contain any punishment for poor judgment, being a jerk, or any other things that are known for sure about Big Ben. 

    We can speculate about what he actually did with the young woman who was in the bar though she was under age. Of course, I know that being underage is not reason enough to be mistreated, I am just saying she was somewhere she wasn’t supposed to be. 

  • Births

    Stormy Mae Nicole McKinney

    Stormy Mae Nicole McKinney was born to Tonya Nicole Fryman of Somerset, Ky. on March 28, 2010 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz.

    David Rylan Dale Ross

    David Rylan Dale Ross was born to Megan and David Michael Ross of Cynthiana on Feb. 11, 2010 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 lbs. 8 oz.

  • Good weather, 34 teams and strong competition at Harrison Invitational

    The 41st annual Harrison County Invitational Track Meet caught a break from Mother Nature Saturday as the rain held off until the last event making the weather nice for the highly anticipated meet. 

    The field of 34 teams featured schools which figure to be very much in contention for regional and state honors at the end of the year.  

    This was the first invitational meet at the Harrison County Athletic Complex and coaches, athletes and fans continue to lavish praise upon the facility.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Nov. 17, 1960 -- “Doors to the Railway Express Agency will be permanently closed within the next few months. The move is one of several now under consideration by the Kentucky Railroad Commission. Service to Cynthiana won’t be discontinued however. Instead the move is designed to actually give this area better support from the Agency which will be operated from Lexington.”

  • New Drivers

    NEW DRIVERS

    Mary Kathryn Davis, Emily A. Dampier, Monica Kbale, Miles D. Wright, Madison N. Nelley, Codi N. Bennett, Della M. Hogge, Sara Jo Barnett, Brittany N. Thomas, Nickolas Slucher, Wesley G. Barnett, Dylan T. Carty, Wesley L. Brunker and Hunter B. Johnson.

  • Engagements

    •April Dawn Conley and Christopher Wayne Ritchie to wed on May 15, 2010 at 3 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant Church.

    •Jessica Denniston and Leo Kearns to wed June 12, 2010. Invitations are being sent to family and friends.

    •Allen Clay Muntz and Tarah Jiselle Combs to marry at Buena Vista Baptist Church May 15, 2010, at 4 in the afternoon.