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Today's News

  • Curves’ food drive brings in 1,307 pounds for local Food Pantry

    Curves of Cynthiana announced that the 2012 14th annual food drive brought in 1,307 pounds of nonperishable food items, which will benefit the Cynthiana-Harrison County Food Bank.
    Worldwide, Curves members have donated more than 66 million pounds of food since 2004.

  • Getting back to the garden

    When we first moved to Florida, our oldest daughter was 14 and not happy about the move.
    Being 14, she cried. A lot.
    One of her many places of tears was Sunken Gardens, the old Florida attraction in St. Petersburg. It’s supposedly the oldest commercial tourist attraction on Florida’s west coast and one of the first botanical gardens in the U.S.
    In 1903, George Turner, Sr., a plumber and avid gardener, bought the site, which included a shallow lake, 10 feet below sea level. He drained it and planted a “sunken” garden.

  • Pitch, Hit, and Run competition
  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, April 19

  • On-farm investments available to farmers

    The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board, chaired by Gov. Steve Beshear, recently awarded $40,000 in Harrison County Agricultural Development Funds for a County Agricultural Investment Program (CAIP).
    The Harrison County Beef Cattle Association submitted a proposal to the Harrison County Agricultural Development Council and the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board to provide cost-share incentives to area farmers.

  • Tax Day Rally
  • Cynthiana considers smoking ban

    A smoking ban for Cynthiana, that’s what is being proposed to the Cynthiana City Commission by members of the Harrison County Healthy Communities Coalition.
    Janie Whitehead told commissioners Tuesday that the indoor air pollution is 2.4 times higher in Cynthiana than in Georgetown where a smoking ban has been enacted. Cynthiana’s pollution level is also 2.6 times greater than Lexington’s.
    Whitehead said that as of March 1, 33 Kentucky cities have adopted a smoking ban for public and work places.

  • Kay Brown seeks judgment for half

    Kay Brown, estranged wife of former Cynthiana mayor and businessman Jim Brown, is seeking a judgment in bankruptcy court that would give her half of her husband’s holdings.
    The bankruptcy filing puts suits on hold that have been filed against her in Harrison Circuit Court.
    Kay Brown filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy suit in January 2012. That case was moved from a Chapter 11 reorganization to Chapter 7, which turns all of the property over to a trustee and that trustee may sell some or all of the property to settle debts.

  • Breds open Hanahan Tournament with 3-2 win, lose on Tuesday

    The Harrison County Thorobreds took advantage of a solid pitching performance by junior Jordan Martin and four extra base hits to defeat Chardon, Ohio, 3-2, in the Hanahan Invitational in South Carolina.  
    Martin went the seven-inning distance allowing seven hits while striking out six and walking two.  
    Harrison County scored two runs in the top of the first on a single by Xavier Carter, a sacrifice and back-to-back doubles by Brandon Kendall and John King.  

  • Fillies split four games in Tennessee Tournament

    “It was a good experience for the girls to play in a tournament atmosphere and hopefully they learned from it,” remarked Fillies head softball coach Christine Garnett following the last of four games in Clarksville, Tenn., over the weekend. “I saw some fight in our girls. We were down early in a couple of games and they fought back each time.”
    The Fillies started the tournament facing West Creek, Tenn.