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Today's News

  • Sports beat

    Bowlers continue domination of
    opponents, roll over Clark County
    Coach Petey Reynolds’ Harrison County High School bowlers defeated the girls’ and boys’ teams of Clark County Thursday at the Winchester bowling facility.  
    The Fillies bowlers won five of seven matches to remain undefeated as a team for the season with a 3-0 record. The Harrison County girls have won 16 of 21 matches in the year.  

  • Court dismisses Brown divorce

    For the third time in as many suits filed by Brenda Kay Brown, she has asked for and received a dismissal.
    The most recent filing in Johnson County Circuit Court was a dissolution of marriage filed against her husband, Jim Brown, former Cynthiana mayor and businessman.
    Kay Brown’s motion to dismiss the divorce was granted on Monday in Johnson County Circuit Court.
    The divorce was filed in Paintsville on Nov. 4, 10 days prior to her husband’s three suits against her in Harrison Circuit Court.

  • Cynthiana Storm
  • Living with the Christmas Spirit

    He may not wear a red felt suit or even sport a long white beard, but it’s certain the Christmas spirit dwells in the heart of Cynthiana’s version of St. Nick.
    Generally, every Christmas a figure makes his way through all the fancy packages and big dinners to bring forth the true meaning of the holiday: Love.
    Tom Laytart, 86, is an ordinary man on the outside with everything he posses on the inside being bigger and better than many could ever hope to be.

  • Shelter Donation
  • Probus presents musical program on Celebrating Christmas at Women’s Club November meeting

    The Women’s Club of Harrison County met at the Cynthiana Country Club on Nov. 11.
    Bonnie Teater, president, led the pledge to the flag. Joyce Courtney gave the blessing and spiritual values.
    After lunch the program ‘Celebrating Christmas’ was given by Bill Probus on the piano. Members sang along to Christmas songs.
    At the business meeting guests, Sonja Frazier, Zetter Donahue, Reba Fuller, Peggy Dunn, Elsie Beckett, Ruth McNabb, Myrna Slade, Tammy Schweitzer, and Anna Litch were welcomed.

  • Cynthiana DAR to meet Feb. 11

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the home of Karol Pinney on Dec. 10.
    Regent Melinda Rawlings called the meeting to order and welcomed guests and members. Wilma Bonar introduced three potential members, Gail Kesterson, Marilyn Elfers, and Carol Carroll from Cincinnati.
    The DAR Ritual, the Pledge of Allegiance, and the American’s Creed were recited, followed by singing of the Star Spangled Banner.
    In lieu of the National Defense message, members related stories about their relative’s experience in the armed services of our country.

  • Cooler months means rethinking alcohol choices

    As summer ends and the impending cooler months arrive, so does the season to consume alcohol. If we are aware of the seasonal influences then our consumption can be less risky. We are fond of football, fall festivals, and parades. Picking pumpkins, having hayrides, or watching football should remain family fun activities. The planners of these events should take care to assure that when alcohol is allowed, there are policies in place to prevent underage drinking and adult over consumption.

  • HCHS Students of the Month
  • Webb trial will be moved

    Despite the prayers and hopes of the Bryia Runiewicz family, the man accused of her murder will not stand trial until 2012.
    The month of December is here and the highly anticipated trial of alleged murderer Bass Webb has been put on hold due to what is being referred to as media overexposure.
    On Monday, Dec. 12, Circuit Court Judge Jay Delaney ruled that a change of venue would be required based on the remaining jury panel.