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Today's News

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    HARRISON COUNTY

    SHERIFF’S REPORT

    ACCIDENTS

    March 22 at 1:20 p.m. -- injury, USee^62 East, Christopher Smith, 45, Paris, Ky., driving a 2006 Volvo.

    March 23 at 11:21 p.m. -- non-injury, Ky 36 East, James D. Mastin, 44, Cynthiana, driving a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

    CASEee^REPORTS

    March 19 at 4 p.m. -- Laurie M. Philpot, 28, Cynthiana, reported second degree burglary, second degree criminal mischief and theft.

    March 20 at 9:50 p.m. -- deputy responded to a domestic incident, where a juvenile was struck by his sister.

  • Births

    •Paisley Renee Hicks

    Paisley Renee Hicks was born to Bridget Hill and Patrick Hicks of Cynthiana on Feb. 9, 2010 at Central Baptist Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs.

    •Asher Wright Hoskins

    Asher Wright Hoskins was born to Crystal and Dewayne Hoskins of Georgetown, Ky., on March 11, 2010 at St. Joseph East in Lexington, Ky. He weighed 10 lbs.

    •Emma Klaire Minton

    Emma Klaire Minton was born to Nathan and Jacki Minton of Carlisle on March 8, 2010 at Saint Joseph East in Lexington. She weighed 7 lbs. 8 oz.

    •Ellie Danielle Ritchie

  • Harrison County District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT

    Judge William D. Probus

    presiding March 15, 2010

    PROBATE CASES

    Estate of Keith Vincent Frazier Sr., probate hearing; order entered dispensing with administration.

    Estate of Hattie Six Roberts, probate hearing; will and codicil admitted to probate, order entered.

    Estate of Bertha L. Smiley, motion hour; order entered.

    Estate of Christine C. Taylor, probate hearing; will copy admitted to probate, order entered.

    Estate of William Zieseniss, probate hearing; order entered.

  • Alaska trip meeting to be held Monday

    The Harrison County Extension Office will host a meeting of a group who are interested in traveling to Alaska later this summer. The meeting will be held on Monday, April 5 at 7 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office.

    During this meeting we will discuss the dates, locations to visit, and the cost of the trip. A presentation will be made showing the areas of travel. The trip is being planned for late July and will last 8-10 days with some additional options.

  • Bill Kuster and Shain Stephens know the law and the people

    To the editor:

    One person has only one vote, and I cannot vote for all of the fine men running for District Court Judge. I am voting for Bill Kuster because of his experience, his efficiency in handling district court cases and his courtesy to all.

    I have watched Bill in his legal career with great pleasure, as I taught him in high school. He is the best for the job (that court docket is sometimes half an inch thick). We need a judge who not only knows the law, but knows the people, and Bill is that candidate.

  • Tuesday’s rout features Hatfield’s second home run

    Mason County’s Royals ran into the proverbial buzz saw Tuesday afternoon as the Harrison County Fillies blitzed them 16-0 in three innings. 

    Tracey Hicks picked up the victory on the mound as she pitched two innings striking out four and giving up one single.  Rachel Hatfield pitched the third inning as Coach Christine Garnett is working on depth in her pitching staff. 

    The Fillies scored three times in the bottom of the first using walks and inept fielding by Mason County to score the runs.

  • Way back when

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Scottie Gene Darosett Jr., Feb. 24, son of Scottie and Debbie Darosett; Blake Alexander Lovins, March 13, son of Rusty and Annette Lovins; Josie Kayla Poe, March 17, daughter of Ronald and Angela Poe; Zachary Allen Wiglesworth, March 13, son of Ginger and Christopher Wiglesworth; Austin Lee Williams, March 14, son of Gary Williams and Pamela Tolliver.

  • Track and field season brings new excitement to the Hilltop next week

    Thanks to the new state of the art track facility there is great anticipation for the approaching track season. 

    Harrison County is hosting three big “all-comers” meets as well as hosting the most talented AA Region in the state for the regional meet. 

    In the second year for the Fillies and Thorobreds runners to be in this powerful region, Harrison County figures to compete for the championships.

  • Harrison County Live returns to the stage

    It’s coming!

    And, it promises to be big; entertaining, and Live!

    From the Hilltop of Cynthiana, it’s Harrison County Live!

    For three shows over two days, 70 Harrison County High School students will breathe new life onto the stage with their renditions of some old-time favorites as well as some new, soon-to-be favorites.

    According to Michelle Hassall, director, the students will be bringing solos and ensembles, choreography and more. There will be selections from Dream Girls as well as Ray Stevens.

  • Appropriate old sayings for spring and summer sports

    I admired my dad for many reasons. Some I inherited and passed along to the daughters and grand kids and some I did not inherit. Some I inherited and didn’t pass along, mainly because they didn’t need or want them. 

    My dad was a very patient person for the most part and one who would never intentionally say or do anything to offend anyone else. I inherited some of that quality, but not all and hope I passed it along. 

    There are some traits such as an old saying that fit every occasion, which I will go into in this column.