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Today's News

  • Search team finds missing man Saturday

    By Kristie Hamon, Summer intern
    Search and Rescue found Kenneth Fisher under some bushes next to a ground wire at the end of Locust Street at the old waste water treatment plant Saturday around 6 p.m., said Harrison County Search and Rescue liaison Re’Jeana Craft.
    Fisher went missing Friday at 10 a.m. after he left home to go to the store and didn’t return, Craft said. A Golden Alert was issued and Search and Rescue began looking for him Friday night at 6 p.m.

  • City makes donation to Chamber’s ‘An Evening with the Arts’

    By Kristie Hamon, Summer intern
    The commission voted to give $500 for “An Evening with the Arts” at Tuesday’s City Commission meeting.
    Dr. Brett Hines said the event will be July 27. He said it will feature a fashion show, poetry slam, song writers’ forum, entertainers in the streets and a winery all in one day. Hines requested $500 for advertising in and around Cynthiana for the event.
    Roger Slade, commissioner of public works, said if anyone wants to take part and help, they should come Thursday at 6.m.

  • Lions hold off Rotary in Friday night Little League action

    The Lions Little League team kept the Rotary winless Friday night behind the pitching of Max Ferguson, Boston Pergram and Tyler Franklin.  
    Ferguson pitched the first 4 1/3 innings before running out of innings for the week, allowing one hit and three runs.  
    He struck out 11 and walked six in his innings on the mound.  
    Pergram and Franklin combined to strike out three and walk one in their inning and two thirds of work.  

  • Rotary, Lions teams treated to picnic
  • When I was 9 years old

    Before the critics who say “We don’t care about life in Tell City” cringe for another life story, this isn’t about when I was actually nine. But I could write about when I was 9 because it was really interesting and exciting with the adventures of a young boy growing up in a river town with his two brothers and a sister in a house on the cliff over looking the Ohio River.
    The NBA finals began on Tuesday night and since I turn this in to the paper before the game is played, I have no clue who won or how the game was played.  

  • Hometown has much to offer for summer fun

    Summer’s here and the time is right, for dancing in the street.
    That’s right, it is definitely summertime in Harrison County.
    Summer, when I was younger, was without a doubt my favorite time of the year.
    Summer meant no more school for a few months and, to be honest, that was the bulk of why I chose summer as my favorite time of the year.
    Now that I am older, I guess fall would be my favorite time of the year due to it being the time of hunting.
    However, for the sake of the column, I will focus on summer and not what I prefer.

  • Kentucky Rockers
  • Church News

    BENSON UNITED
    METHODIST
    Benson United Methodist invites all children to Vacation Bible School. The fun will begin on Thursday, June 21 and end Saturday, June 23.  The times will be Thursday and Friday - 6-8 p.m. and Saturday - 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Come join us as we learn “To Listen” and “To Serve” Jesus in our daily lives.
    Any questions call Connie Copes at 859-588-7620.

    CALVARY ASSEMBLY

  • Sports beat

    Jacob Markley wins tennis
    tournament in Pikeville
    Harrison County junior-to-be Jacob Markley traveled to Pikeville the first weekend of June and competed in the Pikeville Open Tennis Tournament. Playing on the newly refurbished courts at the University of Pikeville, Markley brought home the championship in the 18 and under division.  
    Markley and the recently graduated Wes Barnett along with others on the Harrison County High School team plan to compete in several tournaments this summer.  

  • Richies to celebrate 50th anniversary

    Woody and Bonnie Richie, married on July 1, 1962, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at a reception given by their children Kelly Richie Brooks, Margaret Richie Johnson and Donald (Carol) Richie.
    Along with their children and friends, they will also celebrate with their grandchildren, Benjamin Brooks (Tampa, Fla.), Matthew and Elizabeth Brooks (Cynthiana), Andrew Duckworth (Lexington), Gabrielle Richie (Cynthiana) and Reagan Gorman (Cynthiana).