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Today's News

  • Vera Reed Tournament
  • The Olympics, then and now

    I have been watching the Olympic Games since I was 11 years old and can remember much of what happened in my early life.  
    The Games are different now with less obvious political overtones being one of the pluses while apathy being a minus.  
    Maybe we are not so different from the Soviet bloc of old which makes the athletes less endearing as they go about the “games” to gain personal fame and fortune.  

  • Young man drowns at Robinson Dam

    A 23-year-old man drowned Saturday night while trying to save his girlfriend from the same fate.
    Jeremy Booker and Kimberly Grimes went to Robinson Dam to swim around 8:30 p.m. Saturday with Grimes’ cousin, Hayley Bailey, and her boyfriend, Jonathan Mardis, Peggy Grimes and two 2-year-old children.
    Bailey said within minutes her cousin was fighting to get out of the swirling water after she had been swept off of the dam.

  • Harrison County cheerleaders set high goals for 2012-13 season

    Harrison County Cheerleader Coach Jessica Reynolds doesn’t want to rest on the laurels of last year.  
    “We had a wonderful year last year finishing fifth in the nation and sixth at state, but we cannot be satisfied with last year’s accomplishments,” she said Monday night. “It won’t be easy to improve but we love a challenge.”
    The second-year coach smiled as she stated what she hopes to see from this year’s squad.  

  • HCHS Cross Country
  • Toddler injured in dog attack on Rutland Road

    The mother of the 3-year-old girl who was attacked by a dog Saturday said her daughter will have some scarring, but she’s grateful it was no worse than it was.
    Katherine Baker and her girls were at a graduation party on Rutland Road in Harrison County, when a lab/pit bull mix dog launched itself at the girls.

  • Sports beat

    Thorobreds golf team opens with
    Franklin County Tournament
     The Harrison County Thorobreds golf team started the 2012 season by finishing 24th in the Franklin County Tournament.  The two-day event was held on Monday at Canewood and Tuesday at Marriott Griffin Gate.  

  • U.S. Rep. Davis resigns

    U.S. Rep. Geoff Davis, who represented Kentucky’s fourth congressional district, resigned his post Tuesday citing a family health issue at the core of his decision.
    “I thank the people of Kentucky’s Fourth District for the honor of serving as their Congressman over the last eight years,” Davis said in a press release.

  • Score 'N' More
  • Monday morning crash claims life of local crafter

    A Harrison County woman was killed in a crash on KY 36, Monday morning.
    According to Harrison County Sheriff Bruce Hampton, Carolyn Williams, 66, was traveling east on KY 36 West about 2.5 miles from Cynthiana around 8:50 a.m., when the fatal wreck occurred.
    “According to her family she had a rough night as far as her health was concerned and was on her way to the doctor,” said Hampton. “It is not confirmed but we believe she may have had some kind of spell right before the accident.”