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Today's News

  • Formal sentencing set in criminal cases

     

    Nine jury trials that were scheduled for Jan. 30 were with changes to guilty pleas by seven of those defendants and rescheduled pretrials for the remaining two.

  • Westminster Hayleigh

    By Ben Hyatt, News writer

    “The Doberman Pinscher is best described as ‘an elegant athlete in a tight-fitting wrapper.’ This square, compact and muscular dog gives the immediate impression of grace, beauty and nobility, while at the same time being energetic and fearless... this is Doberman number six.”

  • Cincinnati Reds Caravan

    Cincinnati Reds Caravan rolled into Cynthiana last Thursday for a media/fan meet and greet at Angilo’s. Several Reds’ fans were on hand as well as a few  Reds stars. Mike Kearns, Cynthia Vickers and Maurice West talk with Reds general manager Walt Jocketty, and COO Phil Castellini. Catcher Corky Miller, left, and right fielder Jay Bruce, pose with Angilo’s owner, Ken Morrison.

  • It’s not just the dogs that enjoy grooming

    By Alexandria Maybrier, Rotary Guest writer

    A bell chimes. A happy “Hello!“ rings out from behind the swinging counter. 

  • Be aware of those who support your rights

    Why has recreation no longer been a major priority in Harrison County?
    I can recall a time when I was younger, which was not long ago, when recreation was something that was highly thought of in our community.
    Before I begin, I would like to say that I do not blame our current recreation lull on any one person.
    Problems are typically not attributed to any one person.
    However, a recent incident concerning a woman being denied her right to participate in local sports tops the cake in a terrible tasting way.

  • Community Calendar

    FRIDAY, Feb. 1
    Mammography Screenings. Friday, Feb. 1 from 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Free screenings will be available at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. To register call 859-655-7400.
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Feb. 1 at Beacon House at 10:30 a.m.; New Beginnings, 11 a.m.; Our Little Miracles, 11:30 a.m.; Robynwood Heights, 3-4 p.m.
    Chili Supper. Project Grad will be hosting a chili supper/ bake sale on Feb. 1 in the HCHS cafeteria from 5:30-8 p.m.
    SATURDAY, Feb. 2

  • HCHS Freshmen win 3rd straight district title

    The Harrison County High School freshman team three-peated in the district tournament Thursday night as they won for the third consecutive year.  
    The district tournament was hosted by Nicholas County and the first-year Bluejackets were the first opponent for the young Thorobreds.  
    This was the second meeting for the two teams this season.    
    On Thursday night, the young Harrison County boys featured a balanced attack to lead for the entire game.  

  • Church News

    Cooper to present program at
    Men’s Fellowship
    Donnie Cooper will present a program on his life-long hobby of collecting arrowheads at the quarterly Christian Men’s Fellowship gathering on Thursday, Feb. 7, at the Cynthiana Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). A meal will be served at 6 p.m. prior to the program. A free-will offering will be taken.

    WAREAGLE MINISTRIES
    Wareagle Ministries, Inc. is now open for services at 201 N. Second St., Berry.

  • What's in a name?

    On Nov. 24, the Jameson family named their newborn baby girl Hashtag, after Twitter’s use of the (#) symbol.
    The year before, an Egyptian man named his son Facebook, and in 2011 an Israeli couple named their baby Like.
    These babies join celebrities’ babies Spec Wildhorse Mellencamp, Moxie Crimefighter Jillette, Pilot Inspecktor Lee and Audio Science Clayton, which makes Apple Blythe Alison Martin sound almost traditional as a baby name.

  • School Menus

    Feb. 4-8
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.
    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Toasted cheese sandwich or cereal, gogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: French toast sticks or cereal, gogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Cereal, scrambled eggs w/sausage, yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Blueberry muffins or cereal, gogurt, fresh fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    FRIDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, gogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.