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Today's News

  • Enough already

    What has been going on at Penn State University has been some of the most vile and sick incidents in recent memory and yet the Paterno family refuses to let the findings stand and move on with what is left of their life.  
    The report issued by former FBI Director Louis Freeh was 267 pages of damnation of the Penn State football program as well as the president of the university and its athletic director.  

  • Ashbrook, Toomey win Jungle tournament, Hollar takes Jungle Cup

    The Jungle was filled with excitement this weekend and it wasn’t the normal lions and tigers or the Bengals making the noise.  
    Former HCHS baseball players J.D. Ashbrook and J.P. Toomey won the 2012 Jungle two-man tournament with a total score of 195 for the 36-hole event.  
    The tournament, which is named for the late Jim Letcher, featured 80 players in a triple format contest.  

  • Sports beat

    Kendall fires second no-hitter
    in Cincinnati on Friday
    Friday the 13th was an unlucky day for the Ohio Blades baseball team as they were no-hit by Brandon Kendall in an 18 and under tournament held in the Queen City.  
    Kendall, who will be a senior at Harrison County High School this year, struck out four batters and walked two while pitching his second no hitter. This was the first complete game pitching outing for Kendall since his injury in the regional championship game last spring.  

  • Yankees T-Ball
  • Miss Harrison County Fair 2012

    Michelle Carson earned the Miss Harrison County Fair title last week as was crowned by 2011 Miss Harrison County Fair Ally Barnett. Carson is a student at Northern Kentucky University where she plays fast-pitch softball. She is the daughter of Amy Wiglesworth.

  • Owens-Cumming wed March 17

    Colonel (ret.) and Mrs. Robert Owen announce the marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Chowning Owen, to Alexander Anson Cumming, son of Gregory and Christine Cumming of Fairfax, Va., on March 17, 2012.
    Owen is the granddaughter of Mary Howk Owen of Lexington, Ky., formerly of Cynthiana, Ky., and the late Robert Owen Sr.
    She was attended by Sara Owen Pecorari, Matron of Honor, of L’isle Sur La Sorgue, France, Angie Meehan of Potomac Falls, Va., Amy Hinds of Fairfax, Tracy Simpson of Silver Spring, Md., and Eryn Cumming of Fairfax.

  • Travel safe and smart this summer

    Summer is upon us, and for many, the season means at least one family vacation or weekend getaway. According to a 2011 TripAdvisor survey, 90 percent of Americans were planning to take two or more leisure trips within the next year and 24 percent were planning five or more trips. Of those surveyed, 79 percent said they plan to spend at least $3,000 on these vacations. As you start planning your next vacation, you can take precautions to keep yourself, your family and your finances safe when you travel.

  • Huge crowd expected for Aug. 25 Rod Run

    A small group of car enthusiasts has joined together to take Cynthiana back in time when “greasers” and shiny pink cars were in style.
    Since last year, Jerry Adams and several other local vintage car lovers, or car lovers in general, have been working on Cynthiana’s first-ever Rod Run on Saturday, Aug 25.
    Adams first brought the idea for the event during the time that the city and county were working on their budgets for the 2012-13 fiscal year.

  • McMichael-Ritchie exchange vows

    Terri Brooke McMichael and Christopher Jordan Ritchie, both of Cynthiana, were united in marriage on April 14, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. at Connersville Christian Church. Bro. Darrell Goodlett officiated. Music was provided by Terry McMichael and Will Durbin, guitarist, Jordin Vallandingham, soloist, and Stacy Hein, pianist. A reception followed at The Prizing House of Cynthiana.
    The bride is the daughter of Terry and Angie McMichael of Cynthiana. The groom is the son of Chris Ritchie and Kristin Ecklar of Cynthiana.

  • GREG BIFFLE VISITS 3M