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Today's News

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Nov. 8
    AARP Safe Driver Program. Thursday, Nov. 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for those over age 55. Cost is free during the month of November for veterans and their spouses or $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. Program will take place in the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Annex. Please bring a sandwich. Drinks and chips will be provided. Pre-registration required.

  • Obama returns to the White House

    President Barack Obama earned an encore bid to the White House for another four years.
    Obama earned 303 electoral votes securing his re-election bid. It takes 270 to win the presidency. Challenger Mitt Romney received 206.
    Obama and running mate Joe Biden banked 50 percent of America’s votes with 58,436,344 to Romney’s 48 percent, 56,298,975.

  • KET: Kentucky Life

    • White Buffalo/Prater’s Fort/Sheep Farmer: KET - Friday, Nov. 2 at 11:30 p.m.
    At the Buffalo Crossing Fun Ranch in Shelby County, the birth of a rare white bison has attracted national attention. In downtown Salyersville, the Magoffin County Historical Society has created a pioneer village out of 15 log cabins originally located throughout this area of Eastern Kentucky. And in Calloway County, Tammy Cothran raises Shetland sheep, then turns their wool into beautiful woven goods.

  • $1 million water storage tank project in Mt. Olivet announced

    Gov. Steve Beshear announced this week a new $1 million project to replace an outdated water storage tank in the city of Mt. Olivet in Robertson County.
    A recently secured $150,000 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grant helped complete the total funding needed to acquire land, plan and construct the new water tank project.

  • HCMS HONOR ROLL

    The Harrison County Middle School Honor Roll for the first nine-weeks includes:
    Sixth Grade
    All A’s
    Sheldon Baxter, Lauren Bentley, Kaylee Clements, Dylan Etienne, Zach Getting, Emma Gooden, Cody Howard, Jordan Jenkins, Kenzie Jones, Madison Kellione, Nathan Maynard, Devin Miracle, Mackenzie Mosig, Hannah Perkins, Hannah Roberts, Christen Smith, Jessica Torres, Quenton Turley, Anthony Vascotto, Autumn Wells.
    A/B

  • Licking Valley Campus hosts International Festival

    Licking Valley campus went international Oct. 26 when many foreign countries were presented at the International Festival celebrated in conjunction with the nationwide project, “Read On.”
    The Read On Project is an annual event for Licking Valley Campus and colleges and schools throughout the country.
    Visitors to the International Festival were treated to presentations, displays and food depicting life in Ireland, France, Germany, China, Egypt, Italy, Ghana, Australia, Spain and the United States.  

  • Who is wearing a Halloween mask?

    Halloween holds a lot of memories of dastardly deeds and going to relative’s house to trick or treat for me and we always wore a mask.  
    At least we did when we were young, before the dastardly deed segment came about all, of course, BIKP (before I knew Patti).  
    Unlike the current practice of truck loads of kids unloading on one end of the street and stopping at every house whether they are people known or not, we only went to homes where we knew the people.  

  • Bowlers have some big shoes to fill for the 2012-13 season

    The Harrison County High School bowling team lost five bowlers last year due to graduation. Four boys and one girl moved on to college or other endeavors after completing the four years at Harrison County High School.  
    Ashley Boyd, Justin Edens, Justin Mitchell, Zach Schneider and James Snapp will all be missed this year by the Fillies and Breds bowling teams.  

  • Harriers finish season in the Meet of Champions at Masterson Station

    The Harrison County Cross Country team finish its regular season Saturday as runners competed in the Meet of Champions at Masterson Station Park.  
    The meet, which had 14 varsity girls’ teams, 31 varsity boys’ squads along with many middle and elementary runners is considered to be one of the top meets in the state for the season. It is, in fact, the championship for middle and elementary schools and there were more than 1,500 runners in all in the middle and elementary fields.

  • 10th Region girls’ soccer coaches name all region teams, 4 Fillies included

    There were only three soccer teams in the 10th Region girls’ competition with winning season records.  
    The region winner, Bishop Brossart, Campbell County and the Harrison County Fillies each compiled records of winning more than they lost.  
    In addition to the three leaders, George Rogers Clark and Montgomery County had winning records against region competition.