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Today's News

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Case reports

    March 3 -- At 5:45 p.m., James Franklin, 21, reported a civil matter/dispute.

    March 10 -- At 11:40 p.m., an officer responded to Harrison Memorial Hospital following a statement from the alleged victim, James L. Boone, 26, saying he had been beaten and robbed.

    March 11 -- At 5:45 p.m. police were called to Pike Street for a fight call.

    March 11 -- At 8:10 p.m., Sandra M. Brooks, 43, reported that her prescription had been stolen out of her purse.

  • Welcome to the forgiveness feast

    One of my favorite jokes goes like this:

    A woman whose husband just left her for another woman walks the beach and finds a bottle in the sand. After pulling out the cork, a genie appears and grants her three wishes, with one stipulation: Whatever she wishes for her husband receives double.

    She wishes for a million dollars and — poof! — she gets it, and her husband gets two million. Next, she wishes for a diamond necklace. Poof! One is at her feet and two end up on the neck of her husband’s new girlfriend.

  • Northcutt is making Harrison County a school of champions

    A few weeks ago, Brandon Barnett pinned his way to the 189 pound division high school wrestling state championship. 

    We have already established that high school baseball almost always has to consider the Thorobreds in the picture.

    There are many years when the cheerleaders are in the hunt for state awards.

  • Tennis team wins at home

    The Harrison County Tennis Team rolled past Bracken County Tuesday afternoon on their home court on the Hilltop. 

    The netters took 12 of the 15 matches as they took their first win of the year in grand fashion.

    No. 1 singles girl, Julie Henson, battled to an 8-8 tie and then lost the tiebreaker, and Katie O’Neal dropped her match to Shelby Hamilton 4-8, but after the two set backs, the Harrison County girls’ squad was only tested in one of the remaining matches.

  • Car crash sends barn up in flames

    One barn is a total loss after a Thursday morning car accident.

    The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department and Harrison County Fire Department units responded to a car accident on Connersville Pike at approximately 11:30 a.m.

    An employee of the Georgetown Frank Shoop car dealership, Adam Smith, 21, was traveling toward Cynthiana when he left the road and ran into a barn.

    After colliding with the barn, the vehicle, a 2008 Pontiac G8 owned by the car dealership, caught on fire.

    The barn and hay inside also caught on fire.

  • Way back when

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Mersadeez Rowe Dietrich, March 2, daughter of Wally and Christina Dietrich; Hannah Malee Duncan, Feb. 10, daughter of Gary and Teresa Duncan; Ryan Holton Moore, March 25, son of Jason and Amber Moore.

    Harrison County is included in the area of Kentucky that will be changing area codes from 606 to 859 on April 1.

    Harrison County Middle School council approves standardized student dress code.

    The City of Cynthiana donates $7,000 to park rehabilitation projects on Pleasant and Water streets.

  • Farming: A Furnish family event

    Farming, for David Furnish, has always been a family event.

    His farming days began when he was a young boy, under the direction of his father and alongside his six brothers and one sister.

    “That’s why our family’s so close,” Furnish said. “If we didn’t do it (farm) together, there’s no way any of us could do it...”

    Furnish was recently honored at the 2010 Chamber of Commerce awards banquet, where he was named Farmer of the Year.

  • Honor Rolls

    EASTside Elementary

    The Eastside Elementary Honor Roll for the third grading period includes:

    Fourth Grade

  • New Drivers

    NEW DRIVERS

    Madelin Schroeder, Mason Hill, Shalyn Barnes, Quinne Moore and Paul Jones.

  • Church Briefs

    BATTLE GROVE

    CEMETERY SERVICE

    Battle Grove Cemetery’s annual Easter Sunrise Service will be Sunday, April 4 at 7 a.m. on the concrete pad in the vault area. Pastor James Smith from Mt. Carmel Christian Church will conduct the service.

    CHURCH OF THE

    ADVENT

    God’s Pantry Senior Food Program, pick-up on Thursday, April 1 between 1-3 p.m. at the Church of the Advent on Walnut Street. Registration for those 60 and older, need verification of age, household income, and Harrison County residency.

    COLEMANSVILLE