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Today's News

  • Church News

    CALVARY ASSEMBLY
    Missionary David Parks will be speaking at Calvary Assembly on Sunday, Aug. 12 at 10:45 a.m. He formerly started churches in Azerbaijan and is now going to start churches in Great Britain. Calvary Assembly is located at 325 Webster Ave.
    Youth Service Sunday, Aug. 19 at 10:45 a.m. at Calvary Assembly under the leadership of Bud Gauze, Youth Pastor, the youth will lead the entire service. This will include worship, speaking, special music and drama.
    For more information call 234-4646 or visit www.calvaryshill.net.

    FIRST UNITED

  • Crossword Puzzle

    THEME: BALL GAMES
    STATEPOINT CROSSWORD

    Across
    1. Alligator’s milieu
    6. Semicircular mountain basin
    9. *Many baseball teams wear it on their chests
    13. Ringworm
    14. Big Island flower necklace
    15. Long backless sofa
    16. Antonym of afar
    17. Estimated arrival
    18. What racers do on CBS
    19. *The goal is strikes
    21. *a.k.a. Ringer
    23. ___ Paolo, Brazil
    24. Select
    25. Shel Silverstein’s poem “___ Constrictor”

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Aug. 9
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Aug. 9 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.
    Northside Council. Northside Site Based Council will meet Thursday, Aug. 9 at 3:45 p.m. in the school library. The public is invited to attend.
    FRIDAY, Aug. 10
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Aug. 10 at Cynthiana Baptist Daycare at 10:30 a.m.; Eastside Laundry, 3 p.m.; Grand Haven, 3:15 p.m.

  • HCHS football team prepares for the upcoming season

    Friday night at 7:30 p.m. the first look of the year at the football Thorobreds will take place in Ingles Stadium.  
    The football Breds will divide into two fairly equal teams and go at it for four eight-minute quarters officiated by a regular crew from the Central Kentucky Football Officials Association.  Other than the time per quarter, which is normally 12 minutes, the game will be played with nearly real game procedure.  

  • Volleyball season opens Tuesday with home match against St. Patrick

    Coach Bill Faulkner faces many unknowns as he and the Harrison County Volleyball team hit the floor Tuesday night against St. Patrick’s on the Hilltop.  
    Gone are seven seniors from last year’s 29-9 district champion team.  
    Six of the seniors started every game last year with the seventh, Brittany Richardson, suffering an early season-ending injury.  
    The six seniors are Sara Barnett, Emily Cassell, Allison Cordray, Ashley McCarty, Jill Mounts and Madeline Schroeder.  

  • Vera Reed Tournament
  • The Olympics, then and now

    I have been watching the Olympic Games since I was 11 years old and can remember much of what happened in my early life.  
    The Games are different now with less obvious political overtones being one of the pluses while apathy being a minus.  
    Maybe we are not so different from the Soviet bloc of old which makes the athletes less endearing as they go about the “games” to gain personal fame and fortune.  

  • Young man drowns at Robinson Dam

    A 23-year-old man drowned Saturday night while trying to save his girlfriend from the same fate.
    Jeremy Booker and Kimberly Grimes went to Robinson Dam to swim around 8:30 p.m. Saturday with Grimes’ cousin, Hayley Bailey, and her boyfriend, Jonathan Mardis, Peggy Grimes and two 2-year-old children.
    Bailey said within minutes her cousin was fighting to get out of the swirling water after she had been swept off of the dam.

  • Harrison County cheerleaders set high goals for 2012-13 season

    Harrison County Cheerleader Coach Jessica Reynolds doesn’t want to rest on the laurels of last year.  
    “We had a wonderful year last year finishing fifth in the nation and sixth at state, but we cannot be satisfied with last year’s accomplishments,” she said Monday night. “It won’t be easy to improve but we love a challenge.”
    The second-year coach smiled as she stated what she hopes to see from this year’s squad.  

  • HCHS Cross Country