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Today's News

  • Library Construction
  • Reunions

    EARLYWINE/KELLEY/KELLY
    The annual reunion of the late Harley and Lula Kelley/Kelly Earlywine will be held Sunday, Aug. 10 at Blue Licks State Park. A potluck lunch will be served at 1 p.m. at the big shelter across from the museum. All friends and family are invited to attend. Everyone is urged to bring some favorite family recipe for a family cookbook.
    Any questions contact Shirley Earlywine Willoughby at 859-588-2390 or email shirley_willoughby@yahoo.com.

    RICHARDSON/FRANKLIN/RITCHIE

  • CHS Class of 1954 holds 60th reunion

    The Class of 1954 of Cynthiana High School celebrated their 60th anniversary of their graduation on June 28. Those present were: Charles Bower, Tommy Clayton, Lowell Clifford, V. Florence, Stanley Moses, Ruth Tolle Antle, Gayle Withers Clayton, Joyce Courtney, Mildred Ecklar Hehr, Mary Stanley Kimbrough, Sally Swinford Kinney, Majorie Fowler Martin, Faye Kinney Smith, Virgie Florence Wells.

  • Jake Carson Martinez

    Jake Carson Martinez was born to Tanisha Ellen Fletcher and Samuel Adam Martinez of Cynthiana on May 16, 2014 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 7 lbs. 2 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Jessica Conley and Scott Conley, both of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are William Fuller and Rosalie Fuller.
    Paternal grandmother is Teressa Billa of Paris, Ky.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Tanner Dale Eckler, June 21, son of Tony and Stacie Eckler; Sydney Elizabeth Gross, June 19, daughter of John and Tania Crawford Gross.
    Harrison County family grinds corn the old-fashioned way. Billy Kelley and his father Bill began grinding corn in 1998 after restoring a mill and engine and are known as Connersville Mill.
    The Harrison County Academic Booster scholarship was established by the Class of 2004.

  • Safe Sitter Training
  • Millersburg Garden Club members enjoy summer activities

    Millersburg Garden Club members continue to be involved in several important and fun events, in addition to regular meetings. The club membership has grown to 53 as they welcomed six new members this year: Shirley Bolton, Dorcas Davis, Jan Wasson and Jan Worth of Paris; Jerri Dennis of North Middletown, and Lisa Haubner of Millersburg.

  • Man killed in mobile phone tower accident

    A wireless communications worker was killed at the top of a Verizon Wireless mobile phone tower on Waits Road Wednesday afternoon when the routine installation of a new signal receiver went wrong. Heavy equipment plummeted over 240 feet trailing a cable that caught and severed the worker’s right arm and then, tragically, decapitated him before the eyes of his crew.

    The man was later identified as 28-year-old Joel Metz, a father of four from Indianapolis, according to a report from Harrison County Sheriff Bruce Hampton.

  • Henson wins third Joe Mooney tournament with five stroke margin

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    Last year Cynthiana’s Joe Henson walked off the 18th green at the Cynthiana Country Club disappointed in the one-stroke loss to Mason Countian Izzy Grayson.  
    Sunday afternoon there was no chance for disappointment as the solid, steady lefty came away with a seven-under-par 137 and a five-stroke victory over three players tied for second. Jon Henson, Rex Schalch, and Rus Whalen each shot two-under-par 142 for the 36-hole tournament to finish tied for the runner up spot.  

  • Breds work at three camps, looking for next year’s combinations

    “We got to look at several different combinations,” said Coach Larry Kendall. “We are trying to find out who can help us next basketball season.”  
    That is how Harrison County’s staff approached the three camps that they just completed during the last weeks.  
    The Georgetown College camp saw the Breds take four teams. They took a varsity “A” team and “B” team, a freshman team and an eighth grade squad to compete against multiple opponents.