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Today's News

  • Dancing with the Stars on the Hilltop Friday night

    Hometown favorites will get their dance on Friday, March 22, as the Harrison County Dance team presents Dancing with the Stars.

    The Harrison County High School Dance Team will once again be dancing with some of Harrison County’s finest at the high school gymnasium this Friday.

  • Win-win for city and student in training program

    The city of Cynthiana looks to address a shortage of water treatment workers through a local program.

    Still in the early stages, Keith Northcutt, is making headway with a new program sponsored by the city to teach and ultimately certify new workers to work at Cynthiana’s Water Treatment Plant.

  • Trio charged following recovery of Walmart merchandise

    Three people were arrested Friday after an anonymous tip led police to Walmart where a theft was alleged to take place.

    Sgt. Wilbur Gross of the Cynthiana Police Department found the suspect’s vehicle in a handicapped parking space at Walmart and walked to the window to talk to the subjects.

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  • High School dropout age receives major bipartisan support

    With time running out in the 2013 Regular Session, we turned our attention this week to reaching agreements on some of the General Assembly’s top priorities.

  • Signing bills into laws

    With only two days remaining to consider possible vetoes and some unresolved issues, the General Assembly completed much of its work this legislative session early last week.
    Since the House and Senate only meet for 30 instead of 60 working days in odd-numbered years – and four of those are set aside to elect leaders and appoint committees – we spent the relatively short amount of time we had tackling a fairly long agenda.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, March 21
    Spring Art Show. Thursday, March 21, Licking Valley Campus Extension, from 4-6 p.m.
    March Tip Off Party. Thursday, March 21 from  noon-4 p.m. in the Annex at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Games and snacks provided. Bracket drawing will take place during this time.
    Friends of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library will meet Thursday, March 21 in the Charles Feix Community room at 6 p.m. Pizza will be served.

  • Church News

    CALVARY ASSEMBLY
    OF GOD
    Calvary Assembly of God will be having its Easter Egg Hunt 2013 on Saturday, March 30 at 2 p.m.
    There will be thousands of eggs and large prizes in five age brackets. The egg hunt is for ages birth through fifth grade.
    There will also be a drama performed by Justified Youth Group.
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    Calvary Assembly will present a special Easter Sunday morning service at 10:45 a.m. on March 31. There will be a free gift for all first time guests, and candy for the kids.

  • In praise of the stupid dance

    In case you haven’t heard of Matt Harding, let me tell you about him.
    A former video game designer, at age 23 he quit his job to travel around Southeast Asia until his money ran out.
    While he was in Hanoi taking photos, his traveling buddy said, “Hey, why don’t you stand over there and do your stupid dance and I’ll record it?”
    Harding did his stupid signature dance and thought the video was funny, so he started doing it and recording it everywhere he went on his trip and posted it on his blog for his friends to see.

  • Baseball Breds begin season with 2 victories and some bad weather

    Harrison County began defense of the 38th District baseball title Thursday afternoon with a 10-0 win over district rival Pendleton County.  
    The Breds were never threatened in this five-inning affair as pitchers Jordan Riley, the starter, Nolan Brossart and John King allowed only two hits to the Wildcats.  
    Pendleton County only got two runners past first base in the game and none farther than second.  
    Harrison County struck with two runs in the second on the first of King’s three hits, this one a two-run homer.