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Today's News

  • Preliminary hearing Nov. 28 for accused movie pirate

    The Cynthiana man who is accused of pirating movies was in Harrison District Court Monday and will return on Nov. 28 for a preliminary hearing.
    When police served a search warrant on the home of David Sexton on Oct. 6, they found over 6,500 movies as well as documentation regarding those who had received or were to receive movies.
    Det. Alan Judy of the Cynthiana Police Department said Sexton was charged with 99 counts of making illegal copies of recordings.

  • Did you know?

    Post office
    holiday closings announced
    The United State Post Offices in Cynthiana and Berry will be closed on Monday, Dec. 26, for the Christmas holiday. It will be open for normal hours on Saturday, Dec. 24. The window will be open 9 a.m. - noon.  
    Regular  hours will resume on Tuesday, Dec. 27. The same schedule will apply for the New Year’s holiday.

  • Fillies optimistic despite tough schedule for 2011-12

    First year Fillies’ Coach Kim Furnish isn’t one to sugar coat any situation.  
    “We have a tough schedule with hard games early in December so we have our work cut out for us,” she commented late last week. “But we are working hard and the girls understand what it takes to be a good team by tournament time.”
    The Fillies welcome back three starters from last year’s district champions as their two starting forwards, Pam Custard and Tiffany Snider, graduated.  

  • Harrison County cross country ends regular season at Woodford Invitational

    “This wasn’t a big meet in numbers, said Coach Danny Simpson. “But it was a high quality meet. We didn’t run badly, but we were not as sharp as we should have been.”  
    This comment was in regards to the Woodford County Invitational, which was run last Saturday in Versailles. The weather, which cancelled the Harrison County Invitational earlier in the week, also prevented several practice sessions so the athletes were not at their best.

  • Woodford County defense corrals Breds 23-0 Friday

    The Woodford County Yellow Jackets’ defense limited Harrison County to 105 total yards Friday night in Versailles as the Thorobreds lost by a 23-0 score to fall to 2-8 for the season.  
    The win propelled the Yellow Jackets to a 6-4 record to end the season for the victorious home team.
    It was apparent from the start that Woodford County intended to limit Nick Slucher and they were able to accomplish that task.  
    The talented senior was held to 22 yards on five rushes and six yards on two pass receptions.  

  • It’s playoff football time

    The scene is set in most districts for playoff football in Kentucky’s high schools.  Harrison County qualified Friday night by whipping Pendleton County for the fourth and final spot in the District 7 field joining Highlands, Covington Catholic and Holmes.  
    The Thorobreds will travel to play the Ashland Paul Blazer Tomcats who have an 8-2 season mark. The only common opponent during the regular season was Belfry, who defeated both teams.  

  • Sports beat

    Select volleyball sign ups Nov. 7, 14
    The Harrison County Select Club volleyball, which is a USA-sanctioned organization, will have open registration Nov. 7 and 14 at the Harrison County Extension office from 6-8 p.m.
    The program is for girls in sixth through 11th grade.
    Coach Bill Faulkner noted that no previous volleyball experience is needed.
    For more information, contact Faulkner at 859-234-2499.

    Traveling baseball team tryouts

  • Dennis-Collier wed in Gatlinburg Sept. 9

    Andrea Dennis, daughter of Bobby and Kathy Dennis of Sunrise, Ky., and Danny Collier, son of David and Marietta Collier of Pendleton County, Ky., exchanged wedding vows on Sept. 9, 2011 in a private family ceremony at The Chapel At The Park in Gatlinburg, Tenn.
    Taryn Collier, daughter of the groom, served as flower girl.
    A wedding shower was given in honor of the couple by Jennifer Robinson, sister of the bride.
    Dennis is employed as a Registered Nurse at Harrison Memorial Hospital in Cynthiana.
    Collier is employed by 3M Co. in Cynthiana.

  • Trogdlen-McCauley marry June 11

    Haley Christine Trogdlen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Horrell C. Trogdlen of Owensboro, Ky., and James Mason McCauley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Scott McCauley of Cynthiana, Ky., were married at 6:30 p.m. on June 11, 2011, at Second Presbyterian Church in Lexington. The reception followed at Fasig-Tipton.

  • Alivia Renee Whisman

    Alivia Renee Whisman was born to Tasha Lane and Randy Whisman Jr. of Cynthiana on Sept. 26, 2011 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 8 oz., and is welcomed by her brothers Aiden and Addison Whisman and sister Alexis Whisman.
    Maternal grandparents are Angela and Stephen Richards and Eddie Lane of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparens are Carolyn and Bronson Yazell and Francis and Walter Lane.
    Paternal grandparents are Rita and Shane Whirls and Randy and Brenda Whisman of Cynthiana.