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Today's News

  • Sports beat

    Winter tennis team tops Scott County in weekend match
    Charlie Smith, Ben McDonald and Jacob Markley continue the winter tennis season with a team victory over Scott County this weekend.  
    Smith handled Zack Botts, 8-2, while McDonald defeated Allison Rexroat, 8-1, and Markley also had an 8-1 win over Bobbi McClone. The doubles match went as well as the singles as Charlie and Ben defeated the doubles team of Allison and Madison Rexroat 8-2.

    Freshman teams find early
    going rough

  • Eagles glide past Thorobreds Tuesday, 70-54

    The Scott High Eagles made a four-point half time lead a 14-point lead at the end of three quarters and went on to defeat the Harrison County Thorobreds, 70-54 Tuesday night in Cynthiana.  
    The Breds’ inexperience reared its ugly head again in the third period as nine costly turnovers in the stanza helped limit the Breds to only seven points while the Eagles hit for 17.  
    “We played hard,” noted Coach Mike Reitz. “We have to learn to value each possession more and make better passes.  This will come with time.”  

  • Bella Lee Quesenberry

    Bella Lee Quesenberry was born to Savannah Renaker and Dennis Quesenberry of Cynthiana on Dec. 2, 2010 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 2 oz.

  • Blake Calvin Lee Robertson

    Blake Calvin Lee Robertson was born to Brian and Lisa Robertson of Cynthiana on Sept. 24, 2010 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs. 5 oz.

  • Gavin Martin Palmer

    Gavin Martin Palmer was born to David Martin and Laira Palmer of Cynthiana on Sept. 27, 2010 at St. Joseph East Women’s Center. He weighed 6 lbs. 14 oz., and is welcomed by his brother Jonus and sister Daira.

  • Menus

    Aug. 13-17
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Pancakes and sausage on a stick,fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Egg, bacon,toast,fresh fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Cereal,muffins,fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Sausage buicuits,fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    FRIDAY: Cereal,cinnamon toeast,bacon,fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

  • Holiday spices from tropical plants

    Considering how the quest for exotic spice fueled exploration around the world in the 15th century, it is no wonder that our favorite holiday flavors herald from around the world. From Southwest India to Southeast Asia, we find cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and mace.
    True cinnamon comes from the bark of Cinnamomum zeylanicum, an evergreen tree native to Southwest India.  This is the premium spice that is harvested just as new growth emerges from 2-year-old stems. It has a light brown color and the interior of the quills (the curled strips) consist of several layers.  

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Nov. 29, 2010
    PROBATE CASES
    In re: Becky Shanklin, probate hearing; order entered.
    FELONY CASES
    Harold A. Trimpe, 1981, 2 cases, other hearing; flagrant non-support; bonded.
    Brenda L. Profitt, 1969, pretrial conference; theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting); 30 days in jail, probated, $100 and costs.
    Benjamin Brewer, 1983, preliminary hearing; flagrant non-support; probable cause found, bound over to grand jury.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.
    Nov. 23 – 7:45 a.m. A non-injury accident occurred when Janene Barry, 47, overcorrected, ran off the road and drove through a fence and struck a pole.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Nov. 12 – At 7:16 p.m., the parent of a Harrison County High School student reported that his daughter was inappropriately touched by another student while on a school trip.
    Nov. 14 – At 10:55 a.m., police were called to Speedway where a counterfeit $10 bill was reported.
    Nov. 15 – At 7:36 a.m., Travis Philpot, Fourth Street, reported that  someone broke into his vehicle and removed a black Jennings radio with blue knobs.