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Today's News

  • Academic briefs

    ARTHUR
    Allen L. Arthur, Berry, Ky., made the Scholastic Honor Roll Fall term at Oregon State University.
    To be on the Honor Roll, students must carry at least 12 graded hours of course work.
    Arthur is a sophomore in the Agricultural Science study and has a 3.5 GPA.

    BARNETT, FREITAG
    Wesley G. Barnett and Keenan J. Freitag, both of Harrison County, have been named to the University of Pikeville fall 2012 Dean’s List.
    To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must receive a grade-point average of 3.5 (B+) or better.

  • Reading Counts
  • Benefit for Chris Jolly planned for Jan. 26

    A Benefit for Chris Jolly will be held Saturday, Jan. 26 at 4 p.m. at the Mt. Olivet Fire Hall.
    Jolly passed away on Dec. 26 after a long battle with stomach cancer. He was denied his disability twice while he was being treated for his cancer, his life insurance expired, and he couldn’t afford his treatments. His family is selling raffle tickets for: a country ham, tickets are $2 or 3 for $5. We are also asking local businesses to donate something for a silent auction for his benefit. The event will have a live band, silent auction and a chili supper.

  • Community Action Council begins the new year with less funding for LIHEAP

    Community Action Council’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Crisis Program (LIHEAP) begins with 25 percent less funding than last year to assist low-income residents with high utility bills. LIHEAP will provide a one-time benefit to eligible households to assist with their energy costs.
    Eligibility for the LIHEAP Crisis benefit is determined by income, household size, fuel type, geographic location, and the following criteria:

  • Church briefs

    ODDVILLE CHRISTIAN
    On Jan. 13 the prison ministry team will be travelling to West Liberty Correctional Facility.
    On Jan. 21 Oddville Christian will be travelling to Central Christian Church at Second and Riggs Ave. for the Licking Valley Men’s Fellowship meeting. People wishing to share a ride can meet at 5891 US Hwy. 62 E at 6 p.m. Meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at Central, and Ladies are invited.
    Regular service times at Oddville are Sundays 10 a.m. for Sunday School, 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. for services, and each Wednesday  at 7 p.m. for Bible Study.

  • I am 24601 — and so are you

    In case you haven’t seen Les Misérables — go see it.
    In case you don’t fully understand the concept of the power of grace and mercy to change a human heart — go see it.
    In case you’re caught up in the drive to make others pay for their wrongs and can’t see your own — go see it.
    I heard it said once that all of life illustrates Bible doctrine, and this movie does just that.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Dec. 20 – At 2:30 p.m., Glenda Gould of Smart Styles Hair Salon at Walmart reported that the cash drawer was repeatedly coming up short. Police reviewed security video with Gould.
    Dec. 22 – At 11:30 a.m., Tom McKee, Cook Pike, reported that someone had taken the guttering from his building at 123 E. Pike St.
    Dec. 22 – At 10:52 p.m., Ronald Newby, Crooked Creek Road, reported that someone broke into property at 155 N. Elmarch and vandalized and removed wiring.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Jan. 3, 2012
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Christopher Beckley, 1970, arraignment; 2 counts incest-forcible compulsion/incapable of consent or under 18, unlawful transaction with minor-first degree III sex act under 16, sexual abuse-first degree; not guilty plea entered, jury trial set.
    Virginia Allen, 1981, probation revocation hearing; admission to allegations, sentencing set.
    Steeve Alexis, 1981, review; motion passed, remanded from docket.
    Reese Garrison, 1986, review; motion passed, remanded from docket.

  • Harrison County Menus

    Jan. 14-18
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Scrambled eggs w/sausage or cereal, yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Cereal, toasted cheese sandwich, yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Blue berry muffins or cereal, yogurt, fresh fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    FRIDAY: Waffles or cereal, yogurt, fresh fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.

  • ‘An imperfect solution’ to prevent very real financial pain

    Editor’s note: U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor Tuesday regarding the status of the fiscal cliff negotiations:

    “It’s late, so I’ll be very brief. I want to thank everyone for their patience and their counsel throughout this process.