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Today's News

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, July 26
    Grandmother’s Dream Catcher. Thursday, July 26 at 5 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Listen to the book  Grandmother’s Dream Catcher and make a dream catcher. For ages 4 and up.
    Women’s Brook Group. Thursday, July 26 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The book for discussion will be The Paris Wife by Paula McClain. Refreshments will be served the night of discussion.  Copies of the book may be picked up at the front desk.
    FRIDAY, July 27

  • WEBB TRIAL HALTED WITH GUILTY PLEA

    Editor's note: The following story appeared in the July 19 issue of the Cynthiana Democrat. Webb entered a guilty plea shortly after the newspaper came off the press.

  • DID YOU KNOW?

    Singers recruiting underway
    Calling all music lovers! The Licking Valley Singers, Harrison County’s Community Choir, is recruiting new members for its Fall 2012 session. The Licking Valley Singers is an “all comers” non-auditioned community choir open to anyone who loves to sing. The LV Singers perform all kinds of musical styles including classical, pop, folk and Broadway.

  • Feds issue indictment in gun theft at pawn shop

    The Cynthiana man accused of snatching a gun from  Cynthiana Jewelry and Pawn Shop in May now faces a federal indictment.
    Jonathan Wayne Moore, 37, was indicted in Lexington last week on a charge of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.
    Moore was initially arrested just minutes after the May 21 alleged incident at the Church Street business.

  • Breds soccer welcomes back 14 for 2012 season

    Coach Nick Hill has a veteran, talented group back for the 2012 Harrison County Thorobreds Soccer squad including eight seniors.  
    When one adds the six juniors, many  of whom played a lot of minutes last year, he has a formidable team to begin the season.  
    Last year’s 9-9-2 record was somewhat disappointing though the Breds always face a tough schedule and had some injury issues along the way.  

  • Enough already

    What has been going on at Penn State University has been some of the most vile and sick incidents in recent memory and yet the Paterno family refuses to let the findings stand and move on with what is left of their life.  
    The report issued by former FBI Director Louis Freeh was 267 pages of damnation of the Penn State football program as well as the president of the university and its athletic director.  

  • Ashbrook, Toomey win Jungle tournament, Hollar takes Jungle Cup

    The Jungle was filled with excitement this weekend and it wasn’t the normal lions and tigers or the Bengals making the noise.  
    Former HCHS baseball players J.D. Ashbrook and J.P. Toomey won the 2012 Jungle two-man tournament with a total score of 195 for the 36-hole event.  
    The tournament, which is named for the late Jim Letcher, featured 80 players in a triple format contest.  

  • Sports beat

    Kendall fires second no-hitter
    in Cincinnati on Friday
    Friday the 13th was an unlucky day for the Ohio Blades baseball team as they were no-hit by Brandon Kendall in an 18 and under tournament held in the Queen City.  
    Kendall, who will be a senior at Harrison County High School this year, struck out four batters and walked two while pitching his second no hitter. This was the first complete game pitching outing for Kendall since his injury in the regional championship game last spring.  

  • Yankees T-Ball
  • Miss Harrison County Fair 2012

    Michelle Carson earned the Miss Harrison County Fair title last week as was crowned by 2011 Miss Harrison County Fair Ally Barnett. Carson is a student at Northern Kentucky University where she plays fast-pitch softball. She is the daughter of Amy Wiglesworth.