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Today's News

  • Of Steel Magnolias and coming home

    Before getting into the recurring theme that’s been prodding my brain this past week, I want to extend my sincere thanks and appreciation to the harriCYN Community Theater  for their outstanding production of “Steel Magnolias” last weekend.

  • Legislation passed in session includes juvenile justice reform

    In some ways, the end of a legislative session is not much different from the beginning, since the House and Senate take both opportunities to publicly highlight their priorities in the hopes of turning them into law.

     

  • Local teen selected for Kentucky pageant

    Haylee “Starr” Hindbaugh, 13, has been selected as a state finalist in the National American Miss Kentucky Pageant to be held May 9-11 at Crowne Plaza in Louisville.

  • Omega takes lead for Founder’s Day/Honors Night for Cynthiana sororities

    By Nancy Deitemeyer
    Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority met on Thursday, March 13, at the home of Barbara Snopek.  
    The January and February meetings were cancelled due to extreme weather.
    Twelve members answered roll call by answering the question “What have you enjoyed about this winter?”  Some members actually found positive answers to this, most enjoying the snow.

  • Former Extension agent returns as guest speaker at Tuesday’s Leadership dinner

    By Gary Carter, Co. ext. agent
    The 2014 Harrison County Extension Leadership Event will be held on Tuesday, April 8 in the Harrison County High School cafeteria.  Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. with the program and meal beginning at 6 p.m.

  • HMH Auxiliary donates funds to purchase equipment for patients

    The Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) Auxiliary completed 2013 by raising $24,000 for Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    The HMH Auxiliary Gift Shop made a profit of nearly $11,000 and fundraising events sponsored by the HMH Auxiliary raised close to $13,000. All proceeds go directly to HMH for the patients from the community.
    In February, the HMH Auxiliary board of directors approved funds to purchase two beds with Tempur-Pedic mattresses for the HMH medical/surgical department.

  • Fayette County woman loses $500 to jury duty phone scam

    Better Business Bureau serving Central and Eastern Kentucky is warning of a jury duty phone scam that tricked a Fayette County woman into paying a $500 “fine” for allegedly missing jury duty.
    The woman tells BBB she received a phone call at home Tuesday night from a man identifying himself as an “officer” with the Fayette County Warrant Division.
    He told her she had failed to appear for jury duty and was in contempt of court. He told her she must pay a fine over the phone to avoid being arrested immediately.

  • UPDATE: Escaped convict captured

    Steven W. Price, who escaped from the Grant County Detention Center on Thursday, April 3, was captured Thursday night after an off-duty Cynthiana Police Officer recognized Price and called for an on-duty officer.

    Price walked by Ptl. Nathan and Kayla Linville's Pike Street home about 9:30 p.m. Cynthiana Ptl. Michael Kiskaden and Kentucky State Police troopers made the arrest.

     

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  • Antioch-Robinson Homemaker Club meets monthly at Antioch Church

    By Edna Jane Butcher
    The Antioch-Robinson Homemaker Club is one of 13 Homemaker clubs in Harrison County.
    We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at Antioch Mills Christian Church on US 27 North.  
    Members enjoy getting together for fellowship as well as learning new information on various topics from the lessons and min-lessons.  
    We have a Christmas party each year. Instead of exchanging gifts, we give a donation to the Harrison County Food Pantry. We also donate to the 4-H Camp Scholarship fund.  

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Madison Renae Ward, March 19, daughter of John and Ann Ward.
    Harrison County to start drug court. Drug courts are special courts offering substance abuse treatment as an alternative to jail time for non-violent criminal  offenders. This will in the long run prove more cost effective to the county and aid in cutting down on crime. The real purpose of a drug court is to treat addicts and make them productive members of society.