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Today's News

  • Academic Briefs

    WILLHOIT

    Sarah “Katie” Willhoit of Cynthiana, a 2010 graduate of Harrison County High School, has been admitted to Berea College for the Fall 2010 term.

    As an enrolled student at Berea College, Willhoit has been awarded a four-year tuition scholarship valued at more than $100,000. Berea College admits students based on their academic achievement, community service, leadership potential, and financial need.

    She is the daughter of Marilyn Barlow Willhoit and Ron Willhoit.

  • Academic Briefs

    HARGIS

    Taylor N. Hargis of Clarksville, Tenn., formerly of Cynthiana, Ky., has been recognized by the US Achievement Academy as a student of excellence in Mathematics.

    Hargis is a ninth grade student at Rossview High School. She was nominated by teacher Kimberly L. Ragin.

    Hargis is the daughter of Logan and Donna Townsend Hargis  of Clarksville, Tenn.

    MOSS

    The Newschannel 36 “What’s Cool in Your School” segment featuring Joe Moss will not appear on May 10’s broadcasts.

  • Church Briefs

    CYNTHIANA FIRST CHURCH OF GOD

    The Cynthiana First Church of God youth ministry is hosting a golf scramble on May 8 for the students that will be attending the International Youth Convention in Orlando, Fla.  While attending the youth convention, the students will take part in Impact on Orlando that will be providing a service for the community that will leave it a better place than when they arrived.

  • ‘Pull lever one’ for Fuller

    To the editor:

    On May 18, Harrison County residents will be going to the polls to cast their votes for a vital office within the law enforcement community.

    I know all three candidates and am friends with all three as well. 

    I am supporting Roger Fuller to be our Sheriff and ask you to do the same. Roger began his career as a teenager dispatching for the Cynthiana Police Department and then became a dispatcher for the Kentucky State Police/Dry Ridge until his acceptance to become a State Trooper. 

  • Does God punish his people?

    The other day I told a pastor friend about the time God put me in Time Out.

    I had gone to speak at a church women’s event, and at the time I thought I was the second coming of Beth Moore, a superstar Bible teacher with an almost cult-like following.

    I went expecting that, after the event, I’d be hoisted onto people’s shoulders and carried through the streets to shouts of “Hooray for Nancy!”

  • Harrison County District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT

    Judge William D. Probus

    presiding April 26, 2010

    PROBATE CASES

    Estate of Julis Wayne Bishop, probate hearing; order entered dispensing with administration, will copy placed in file for record purposes only.

    Estate of David E. Lively, probate hearing; order entered dispensing with administration.

    Estate of Alma Ruth Marshall, probate hearing; will admitted to probate as self-proved, order entered.

    Estate of William A Webber III, motion hour; to reopen case; order entered.

    CIVIL CASES

  • Las Vegas East? Do we care?

    From the Webster’s Dictionary 2002 Edition an athlete is a person who is trained or skilled in exercises, sports, or games requiring physical strength, agility or stamina. From the same edition, a student is a scholar or learner who attends a school.  So a student athlete is a scholar or learner who attends a school and is skilled or trained in a sport that requires stamina, agility and so on. 

    So what is the big deal with the information about how poorly Cal’s boys did in the classroom.

  • Thorobreds stop Henry Clay win streak at six games

    The Harrison County Thorobreds stretched their consecutive win streak to five games while halting Henry Clay’s streak at six with a 7-5 win on the Hilltop Friday.  

    “This was the best pitcher we have faced since we left Las Vegas,” said Thorobreds assistant coach Eddie Feeback after the game. “He had a good fast ball and some good off speed pitches.” 

  • St. Edward Altar Society hosts annual yard sale next week

    To the editor:

    This year the Saint Edward Altar Society will conduct their fourth annual yard sale. It will be at the Florence Tobacco Warehouse at the junction of Oddville Ave. (U.S. 62 East) and Republican Pike (Ky. Hwy. 392) on Thursday, May 6, and Friday, May 7,  from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturday, May 8, from 9 a.m. until noon. 

  • TAKING A SHOT

    Everyone knows about March Madness.

    But now there’s “April Sadness.”

    While UK fans are still crying over the Wildcats’ loss and Duke fans are still throwing confetti, city crews are picking up a basketball for a good cause.

    Next week, city crews will battle one another for the crowning reign of “April Sadness” champions.

    The city fire department and police department will take the floor at City Hall gym first on Tuesday, April 20 at 7 p.m.