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Today's News

  • Ruddles Fort
  • Barton-Wurtz announce engagement

    Douglas and Trudy Barton of Carlisle, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Barton, to Kyle Wurtz, son of Jeff and Tammy Wurtz of Cynthiana.
    Barton, a pre-nursing student at Maysville Community and Technical College, is a certified resident care associate at Cedar Ridge Health Campus.
    Wurtz attended Georgetown College, works at FedEx Freight in Northern Kentucky, and is deployed to the Horn of Africa with the Carlisle Kentucky National Guard unit.
    The wedding is planned for Sept. 28, 2013 at the Smoot Farm near the Nicholas/Bath county line.

  • Jefferson-Jackson Dinner set for Monday

    The Harrison County Democratic Woman’s Club will host the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner with a tribute to Virgie Florence Wells, the first woman Mayor of Cynthiana.
    The Master of Ceremonies is the Honorable Sam W. Arnold III. Speakers are: Joyce Courtney, Marilynn Bell, Meg Ammerman, Bruce Florence, Honorable John Lair, Sgt. Tim Wells and Amy Wells Dolan, Ph.D.
    The event will be held on Monday, Oct. 22 at Cynthiana Christian Church. Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. and adjourn at 8.

  • Emma Jane Butcher

    Emma Jane Butcher was born to Patrick and Elizabeth Butcher of Burlington, Ky. on July 16, 2012 at St. Elizabeth, Edgewood. She weighed 9 lbs. 10 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are John and Diane McGhee of Bainridge, Ohio.
    Paternal grandparents are Kenneth and Jane Butcher of Cynthiana.

  • School Menus

    Oct. 22-26
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Toasted cheese sandwich or cereal, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Cereal choice w/toast and jelly or french toast sticks, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Blueberry muffins or cereal, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.

  • Miller-Bourne exchange vows

    Sydney Dawn Miller, daughter of Dave and Tina Miller, of Cynthiana, and Zane Benjamin Arnold Bourne, son of Arnold and Lori Bourne, of Durant, Okla., were married on June 23. The ceremony was held at 2 p.m. at the First Church of God with the couple’s Pastor from Fresh Start Community Church in Norman, Okla., Pastor Dave Dooley officiating.

  • Butchers to celebrate anniversary with open house Oct. 27

    Kenneth and Jane Butcher will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary on Oct. 27 with an open house at Antioch Mills Christian Church hosted by their sons, Eddie and Patrick, and their families. The open house is from 2-4 p.m. All friends and family are invited.
    The couple requests no gifts.

  • FOOTBALL FALLOUT

    By Jamie Baker-Nantz
    A third and fourth grade Grant County Youth Football team will not be finishing its season or playing in this year’s playoffs.
    The team, the Blue Mighty Pros, have been suspended from the league for the remainder of the season, causing a firestorm of emotions from parents, boosters and league officials.
    The controversy started last fall when Craig Ruber, coach of the Blue Mighty Pros, gave some of his players a Walton-Verona jersey and told them to urinate on it.

  • HCMS teams rout Powell County

    The Harrison County Middle School Colts closed out the regular season Thursday night with a double header win over Powell County.  
    First, the seventh grade squad built a 20-6 lead in the third quarter and then held off the seventh grade Pirates for a 28-18 win. Max Ogden scored three times for Harrison County and Brice Henderson once as the Colts made good use of the line’s blocking as they ran the ball successfully.  

  • Sports beat

    Fillies varsity basketball to host a
    clinic on Saturdays beginning Oct. 20
    The Harrison County High School varsity basketball Fillies are hosting a clinic for girls K-5 on Saturday mornings beginning Oct. 20. The Saturday morning clinics will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. for four Saturdays through Nov. 10.