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Today's News

  • Slucher scores four times in 50-0 rout of Pendleton Co.

    Junior running back Nick Slucher scored the only points in the first half on a one-yard run with two seconds to play.  It was difficult to foresee that the Thorobreds would put 43 points on the board in the second half by the first half play, but that is just what happened. 

    Three of the second half touchdowns were on runs of four, one and 13 yards by Slucher has he was the work horse for the Thorobreds’ offense Friday. 

    He carried the ball for 142 yards on 19 carries and did not see any action in the fourth quarter. 

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Oct. 7

    Northside Council. The Northside Site Based Council will hold a special meeting Thursday, Oct. 7 at 3:45 p.m. in the Northside library.The public is invited to attend.

    FRIDAY, Oct. 8

    Blood Donations. Friday, Oct. 8 from 2-6 p.m. on the KBC Bloodmobile at Walmart, US 27 S.

    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Oct. 8 at Beacon House at 10:30 a.m.; Our Little Miracles at 11 a.m.; New Beginnings at 11:30 a.m.; and in Robynwood Heights from 2-4 p.m.

  • Harrison County Circuit Court

    HARRISON CIRCUIT COURT

    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding Sept. 21, 2010

    CRIMINAL CASES

    Bryan Fulz, 1980, sentencing; flagrant non-support; 3 year sentence probated for 5 years.

    Jeffrey Shepperd, 1962, sentencing; flagrant non-support; 3 year sentence imposed, probation denied.

    Clay Feeback, 1986, sentencing; 2 counts second degree trafficking in controlled substance-first offense; 1 year sentence probated for 5 years.

  • Covering the FACTS

    When I think about gossip, I think about high school.

    It was always amazing to me how you could say something in the parking lot of HCHS, and whatever you said could somehow beat you into the school.

    Words travel faster than humans.

    But gossip isn’t only found in high school hallways, bathrooms, cafeterias and classrooms.

    People often ask me how I come to know about the stories I write.

    “Somebody tells me,” I always reply back.

  • Harrison cross country runs well in Capital View Classic

    “It was a great day for our runners and I was happy for them,” said Coach Danny Simpson after the Capitol View Classic Saturday in Frankfort. 

    The race, which was run at The Archives on a hilly, rugged course, featured many of the better teams from central Kentucky. It was also the rare event where all of the participants were awarded a medal for the hard work that they put in during the day. Both the boys’ and girls’ varsity teams finished fourth in the team standings in this event. 

  • Museum Musings

    * Log Cabin, Aug. 4, 1900 -- “Cynthiana Fair, Abdallah Park - A list of premium winners Sweepstakes for best harness stallion mare or gelding, breeding speed and individuality, color, size, soundness and style to be taken into consideration. Premium Duhme solid silver cup. Won by S.G. Carpenter.”

  • Spooky BooWow parade Oct. 30

    This Halloween is for the dogs.

    No, really.

    The local Xi Beta Beta sorority will host the Spooky Boo Wow Howl-o-ween parade on Saturday, Oct. 30, around the old courthouse.

    Dog owners are encouraged to dress themselves and their pets in costumes, said member Kelly Kendall.

    Owners will be able to register their pooch for judging.

    “There will be prizes for different categories,” Kendall said.

    Registration is $5 per dog, with proceeds benefiting the Harrison County Humane Society.

  • Birth

    •Ryleigh Analeise Maybrier was born to Stephanie Stokes and Justin Maybrier of Cynthiana on Sept. 9, 2010 at Central Baptist Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 6 oz.

  • Lutz would be an ‘outstanding leader’ as District 4 magistrate

    To the editor:

    I ran for the constable seat for my district this last primary season and I got to meet many people and I have to say that Harrison Countians are some of the best folk around. When I moved to this area, my family and I were welcomed with open arms. This county has a rich history and I would like to see that and it’s future continue to shine in Kentucky.

  • Large Tea Party response at Taste of Harrison County event

    To the editor:

    Harrison County was introduced to the Tea Party during the Taste of Harrison County and I personally was astonished by the overwhelming response. Thanks to all!

    Jim Pinson

    Harrison County