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  • 4-H Summer Camp/Fashion Revue

    By William M. Meyer, Co. ext. agent
    2012 4-H Summer Camp
    It is that time again to sign up for the 2012 4-H Summer Camp. As many past campers will say, it is what they look forward to every year, and with good reason. 4-H Summer Camp is a great time to have fun, socialize, meet new friends, and make memories for a lifetime.  No matter what your interest is, there is something at camp for you, whether it is outdoor activities, sports, or swimming. Campers also participate in pool and field Olympics, as well as camp fire activities.

  • Redistricting will affect many voters this year

    If you thought choosing a candidate was confusing, wait until you try to figure out who your U.S. Congressman will be or if your magisterial district was changed.
    Harrison County Clerk Linda Furnish said she is trying to make it as understandable as possible for Harrison County voters.
    The problem is that there are so many changes happening at the same time.
    The Harrison County magisterial districts have been reapportioned and the Kentucky House of Representatives handed local voters a split U.S. Congressional district.

  • Man dies Tuesday after Oddville-Sunrise wreck

    A Harrison County man was pronounced dead at UK Hospital following a wreck on Oddville-Sunrise Road Tuesday morning.
    A call was made to dispatch at 10:58 a.m., Tuesday, May 8, for an injury wreck involving an elderly man on Oddville-Sunrise Road.
    According to Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Peak, Jack Price, 78, was traveling north toward his home on the country road in his 1991 Ford truck when the wreck occurred.

  • unDeserved debuts

    A local Cynthiana couple team together to bring their first faith-based film to the big screen.
    Ed and Betsy Smith of Cynthiana announced their world premier of “unDeserved” this Saturday, May 12, at the John L. Hill Chapel located on Georgetown College Campus.
    The film examines college kids, who often go through many trials and times of criticism during their college career.

  • Benefit concert to be held at Flat Run Veterans Park

    Licking River Outfitters announces their second annual Salute the Warriors Benefit Concert to be held Saturday, May 19, at Flat run Veterans Park.
    Licking River Outfitters welcomes the public to join in an afternoon filled of live music, games and food as they honor all veterans and active warriors who have fought to preserve the rights of American citizens.

  • Fiscal Court approves first reading of $9 million budget

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court votes in favor of proposed 2012-13 budget after first reading.
    Ordinance 264, proposed budget for 2012-13, received an unhesitant yes from all magistrates, minus absent magistrate Paula Taylor, as it outlined expected county expenditures for the next fiscal year.
    Despite unanswered issues pertaining to various requests from organizations such as the Recreation Board, the Harrison County Fiscal Court agreed to the first reading of the $9,062,906 budget.

  • Uninsured motorists risk cancellation of registrations

    Linda Furnish, Harrison County Clerk, says an important insurance law for Kentucky motorists will soon be implemented in Harrison County and across the Commonwealth.
    As mandated by the Kentucky General Assembly, the Kentucky Department of Vehicle Regulation on June 1 will begin mailing notices to owners of registered motor vehicles identified as having been without personal insurance coverage for more than 60 days.

  • Bear to celebrate May Festival Chorus Milestone

    Cynthiana resident Karen Schulman-Bear will be honored at this year’s 2012 May Festival for her 22 years of service to the May Festival Chorus.
    Members of the chorus are honored with a service pin, worn onstage at the May Festival, and recognized in the program of the May Festival as they pass five year milestones of service.  In all, 20 singers will be recognized this year for lengths of service ranging from five years to 40.

  • KYTC reminds motorists that U.S. 27 bridge not yet complete

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) reminds motorists that the new U.S. 27 bridge over CSX Railroad tracks in Cynthiana, though open to traffic, is not yet completed.