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    THURSDAY, April 19

  • On-farm investments available to farmers

    The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board, chaired by Gov. Steve Beshear, recently awarded $40,000 in Harrison County Agricultural Development Funds for a County Agricultural Investment Program (CAIP).
    The Harrison County Beef Cattle Association submitted a proposal to the Harrison County Agricultural Development Council and the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board to provide cost-share incentives to area farmers.

  • Tax Day Rally
  • Cynthiana considers smoking ban

    A smoking ban for Cynthiana, that’s what is being proposed to the Cynthiana City Commission by members of the Harrison County Healthy Communities Coalition.
    Janie Whitehead told commissioners Tuesday that the indoor air pollution is 2.4 times higher in Cynthiana than in Georgetown where a smoking ban has been enacted. Cynthiana’s pollution level is also 2.6 times greater than Lexington’s.
    Whitehead said that as of March 1, 33 Kentucky cities have adopted a smoking ban for public and work places.

  • Kay Brown seeks judgment for half

    Kay Brown, estranged wife of former Cynthiana mayor and businessman Jim Brown, is seeking a judgment in bankruptcy court that would give her half of her husband’s holdings.
    The bankruptcy filing puts suits on hold that have been filed against her in Harrison Circuit Court.
    Kay Brown filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy suit in January 2012. That case was moved from a Chapter 11 reorganization to Chapter 7, which turns all of the property over to a trustee and that trustee may sell some or all of the property to settle debts.

  • Breds open Hanahan Tournament with 3-2 win, lose on Tuesday

    The Harrison County Thorobreds took advantage of a solid pitching performance by junior Jordan Martin and four extra base hits to defeat Chardon, Ohio, 3-2, in the Hanahan Invitational in South Carolina.  
    Martin went the seven-inning distance allowing seven hits while striking out six and walking two.  
    Harrison County scored two runs in the top of the first on a single by Xavier Carter, a sacrifice and back-to-back doubles by Brandon Kendall and John King.  

  • Fillies split four games in Tennessee Tournament

    “It was a good experience for the girls to play in a tournament atmosphere and hopefully they learned from it,” remarked Fillies head softball coach Christine Garnett following the last of four games in Clarksville, Tenn., over the weekend. “I saw some fight in our girls. We were down early in a couple of games and they fought back each time.”
    The Fillies started the tournament facing West Creek, Tenn.  

  • Copper taken from substation on KY 356

    A copper theft at a Kentucky Utility substation left many homes susceptible to power outages this week.
    According to Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Tuan Kreer, a report was made on Tuesday, April 10, by a Kentucky Utility worker for some missing copper wire located on KY 356.

  • Yearsley participates in the NASP competition

    Kyle Yearsley participated at the State NASP competition held Tuesday, April 3 in Louisville, Ky. He placed fourth out of 473 participants in the High School Male Division. He was the second ever Harrison County top five individual to place.
    Other mentionable finishes were fifth- Middle School “A” team, sixth- High School team, seventh-Dalton Moore male Middle School, and seventh-Macy Yearsley fourth grade female division.

  • Harrison County track team wins at home Thursday, runs well at Rowan

    The Harrison County track team, both the Fillies and Thorobreds, continued to perform well in two meets last week.  
    The first home meet of the season on Thursday was a seven-team meet for the girls and a six-team contest for the boys.  Each of the Harrison County teams finished first by large margins in the contest held at the Athletic Complex.
    The Fillies had 10 first place finishes, four in the relays, as they scored 165 points to 92 for the second place squad from Madison Southern.