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Today's News

  • Baptisia 2010 Perennial Plant of the Year

    Known as false indigo or wild indigo, Baptisia australis is a North American native that is due some new attention; it is good to see it rise to the ranks of a Perennial Plant of the Year. 

    Most gardeners just want things to look good without too much fuss and that’s the mission of the Perennial Plant Association’s “Plant of the Year” program. 

    Each year, industry professionals vote for what they think is an outstanding perennial. This year the votes have been cast for Baptisia australis.

  • Harrison County Circuit Court

    HARRISON CIRCUIT COURT

    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding April 20, 2010

    CIVIL CASES

    Herman Maryea vs. Sheila Dawson, motion hour; (motion to withdraw), motion granted, order entered.

    Jessica Jewell vs. Regina Raab, M.D., motion hour; motion for summary granted, order entered.

    Emma Jo Cash vs. Larry A. Frederick, pretrial conference; no parties present, remanded from docket.

    Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. vs. Jason Duckworth, motion hour; (motion confirming sale, taking credit and ordering deed), motion granted, order entered.

  • Pow-wow event coming soon

    To the editor:

    My name is Clinton F. Gould and I have resided in Cynthiana and Harrison County for the past 12 years. I am a member of the Grand Traverse band of Ottawa/Chippewa Indians of northern Michigan. I am writing to inform of my desire to introduce the Native American culture to Cynthiana and Harrison County.

  • Way back when

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Lane Hollis Burden, April 21, daughter of Jeff and Diane Burden; Jared Allen Cracraft, April 20, son of Terry Allen and Bettina Laytart Cracraft; Andrew Scott Fuller, March 28, son of Donald R. and Rhonda L. Fuller; Zachary Allen Kennedy, April 20, son of April and Brandon Kennedy; Sharon Sulynn Thomas, April 19, daughter of Amanda and Kevin Thomas.

  • Fillies roll to 10th straight 10-4 victory over Lexington Catholic Tuesday

    Shirley Field once again hosted a tournament-type game as the atmosphere was electric for the Lexington Catholic versus Harrison County game.

    Catholic, sporting a modest 10-8 record entering the contest, is still highly regarded as a contender for district and regional crowns. They have played tough competition from eight of the regions in the state and have given a good account of themselves. So don’t let the record fool you, this is a quality opponent. 

  • 4-H News

    2010 4-H CAMP

  • Thorobreds rally falls short Monday on Hilltop

    When the Covington Scott Eagle players woke up Tuesday morning they probably pinched themselves to see if what happened Monday night was a dream. 

    After all, they had played in Harrison County against the powerful Thorobreds, who were 12-3 while they had a 6-10 season record, and Harrison County hardly ever loses at home. 

    Well, it wasn’t a dream as Scott High rolled to the Hilltop Monday afternoon and took home an 8-7 victory over Harrison County. 

  • Property Transfers

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS

    Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure: Jacob Howard to Household Financial Corporation II, property in Harrison County, $1.

    The City of Cynthiana, Ky. to Community Action Council for Lexington-Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison and Nicholas Counties, Inc., Lot 4 on West Mill Street, $1.

    Kevin Dale Florence and Michelle Florence to Maiden City Building, LLC, property on Webster Avenue, $50,000.

    Quit Claim Deed: Timothy W. Chisholm and Christine E. Chisholm to Theodore Gleis and Mary Jo Gleis, 25.187 acres on Sunrise-Havilandsville Road, $1.

  • FFA Big Truck, Tractor Pull

    The Harrison County FFA Alumni will sponsor a Big Truck and Tractor Pull on Friday, April 23 and Saturday, April 24 at the Harrison County Fairgrounds. Both events will begin at 7 p.m.

    A silent auction will be held Friday night only. For more information contact Steven Prows at 859-298-0025.

  • Shain Stephens will do ‘amazing things’ as sheriff

    To the editor:

    I have had the pleasure of knowing Shain Stephens for quite a few years. I have also had the pleasure of working with Shain at the Paris Police Department. I am hampered by a limit of 300 words contained in this endorsement letter. I could not possibly communicate to the reader the type of officer Shain Stephens is by using only 300 words. I shall try nonetheless.