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Today's News

  • County pondering contributions to local organizations

    Requests are being made for slices of the county’s budget pie.
    The Harrison County Fiscal Court met on Tuesday, March 20, to discuss the 2012-13 budget.
    County Judge-Executive Alex Barnett read through the names of programs and groups that have requested assistance from the county.
    “Almost all of these are the same as last year with the exception of a few,” said Barnett. “We are not voting tonight. but we are trying to get an idea of what we might approve and those we need to discuss with more detail.”

  • Did you know?

    Food Pantry items can be dropped off at the center
    The Harrison County Food Pantry, which is located at 304 Locust St., is open to give out items to families in need and to receive donations Wednesdays and Fridays from noon to 4 p.m.
    For more information, call Margaret Watson at 234-1649 or Marilyn Wash at 234-5644.

    Westside Health Fair is April 5

  • Scores 'n' More - 3.22.12

    Click the link below to see this week's Scores 'n' More.  You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader to access the link -- don't worry, you probably already have it!

  • Battle of the Books

    The 22nd Battle of the Books competition was held Thursday, March 15. Northside Elementary took first place in the Intermediate level. Northside and Westside schools tied for first in the Primary level.

  • City/county leaders put hold on fitness center

    A special joint meeting was held on March 12 between the city commissioners and fiscal court to reveal future plans for the building of a health/fitness center.
    In 2011 several local officials teamed with Wedco to apply for a grant that would set in motion plans for building a health center in Harrison County.
    However, the application to acquire the grant was unsuccessful, which meant several more months of brainstorming new ways to bring a health center to Harrison County.

  • Auction Donation
  • Moore-Watts plan May 12 wedding

    Ashton Rae Moore of Cynthiana, daughter of Todd and Angela Moore, and Christopher Ryan Watts of Cynthiana, son of Jimmy and Janice Watts, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    They are both 2009 graduates of Harrison County High School.
    The wedding will take place May 12, 2012 at 4 p.m. at Claysville Christian Church. A reception will be held at the Cynthiana Elks Lodge.
    All family and friends are invited to attend.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Kelsey Kay Yazell, 19, and Travis Cameron Philpot, 20, married Dec. 31, 2011.
    Ann Louise Frederick, 38, and Steven Elliot Ward, 43, married Jan. 17, 2012.
    Anita Sue Baker, 55, and Billy Ray Lea, 53, married Feb. 24, 2012.
    Regina Grace Riley, 34, and Roger Dale Fryman Jr., 42, married March 3, 2012.
    Rachel Michelle Thompson, 38, and Matthew Ray Collins, 23, married March 9, 2012.

  • Hehr resigns as DAR Registrar, Cynthiana Chapter to meet May 12 at public library

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library on March 10. Melinda Rawlings, Regent, called the meeting to order and welcomed guests and members.
    The DAR Ritual, Pledge of Allegiance and the American’s Creed were recited, followed by singing the Star Spangled Banner.
    Kim Brooks read the President General’s message and Rawlings read the National Defense message. Dixie Solomon read the Conservation Minute.

  • Terhune to host April meeting

    The March 5 meeting of Preceptor Omega Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi was held at the home of Linda Root. Patsy Barnett, president, called the meeting to order.
    Judy Judy presented the program on the book, “The Help.” She compared the traditional colors of Beta Sigma Phi to various scenes and characters of the book.
    Social committee is planning a Keeneland Day the last of April.