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Today's News

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    HARRISON COUNTY

    SHERIFF’S REPORT

    ACCIDENTS

    July 21 at 5 a.m. -- non-injury, Ky 1054 South, Ricky Johnson, 19, Berry, driving a 2003 Ford F150.

    July 18 at 1:15 p.m. -- non-injury, US 27 North, an unidentrified driver, driving a 1994 Dodge Power Ram. The driver left the scene of the accident.

    July 20 at 11:17 p.m. -- non-injury, US 62 East, Ashley A. Vickers, 18, Cynthiana, driving a 2005 Ford Focus.

    July 17 at 9 p.m. -- non-injury, Ky 353, April Claypool, 22, Cynthiana, driving a 2007 Chevrolet 4x4.

  • Births

    • Madison Jo Milner was born to Emily Huffman and Brandon Milner on May 29, 2010 at Central Baptist Hospital. She weighed 4 lbs.

    • Mallory Maree Houg was born to Susie Crump and Jonathan Houg at Harrison Memorial Hospital on June 14, 2010. She weighed 7 lbs. 2 oz.

    • Tre’quan Roger-Allen Commodore was born to Jessica and Roger Commodore of Cynthiana on July 19, 2010 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs. 9 oz.

  • Defense returns eight starters for football Thorobreds

    Coach Mark Carroll is in his second week of practice with the 2010 Harrison County Thorobreds football team and is optimistic about the chances for the season.  

    The Thorobreds return six senior and two junior starters from last year’s defense and have six other players who contributed last year with more expected from them this year.

  • Crape Myrtles, high summer bloom

    We should use more crape myrtles in Kentuckiana, they are not just for more warm, temperate climates; in fact, there are a great many that go unbothered by an average winter in our parts. 

    There is often a lull in the garden at this time, our early summer blooms are fading and our late summer garden has yet to pop; but the crape myrtle can provide a colorful bridge between the two. This summer blooming shrub is in full glory by the end of July through August, the months of high summer, as I like to call it. 

  • Church Briefs

    CALVARY ASSEMBLY

    OF GOD

    High school graduates to age 25 are invited for Rev2.0 night. They meet twice a month on the second and fourth Thursday at Rohs Opera House. Will meet Thursday, July 22 from 6:30-8 p.m. There will be games, prizes, food and fun. Childcare is provided on site. All this is free.

    For more information contact Carri Haakinson at 588-6816.

     

    The Revolution Youth Group

  • Engagements

    • Suzanne Shepherd and Glenn Joseph Wilson to marry on Aug. 14, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. A reception will follow the ceremony. Invitations were sent.

    • Erin Lindsey Galasso and James Matthew Cooper plan later summer wedding at The Church of the Good Shepherd in Lexington, Ky.

  • Golf teams present different challenges for Coach Crisp

    Harrison County High School golf coach Jason Crisp is in his second year of coaching the boys’ golf team and will be coaching the girls’ team for the first time this season. 

    The teams are as different as night and day. The girls have virtually no varsity experience while the boys return four of their top five from last year. Crisp had tryouts for the boys’ team while there are only four girls so there was no need for a tryout. 

  • Way back when

    10 years ago . . .

  • Sports Beat

    Cynthiana Summer Showdown at

    River Road Park in August

    There will be an open fast pitch softball tournament at River Road Park Aug. 13-15 for teams 8 and under through 16 and under. Some games will also be played at Shirley Field at the high school. 

    The tournament will be played under high school rules and will feature games of seven innings or 75 minutes. Entry is $275 and will close Aug. 8. 

    Team signup will be on a first come first served basis. 

    Mudcats win coach-pitch tournament

  • Harrison County Night at Applebee’s

    The 2010 KHSAA baseball champion Harrison County Thorobreds will be honored on Saturday, July 31, at Applebee’s Park when the Lexington Legends take on the Delmarva Shorebirds.

    The entire Thorobreds baseball team will be recognized with an official flag raising between innings at the game, designated at Harrison County Night. Game time is 7:05 p.m. Coach  Mac Whitaker will throw out the ceremonial first pitch.

    The state championship flag will fly over Applebee’s Park until a  new state champion is crowned in 2011.