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Today's News

  • Memorial Day Week, celebrate and remember

    Baseball games all over the Major League on Sunday and Monday celebrated the members of the armed forces both present and past in ceremonies before and during the ball games.  
    This is a wonderful tribute to the men and women who are protecting us from our enemies, which, considering the number we apparently have, is quite a daunting task.  
    The most touching that I saw was in Atlanta when the Braves, with help from the Army, surprised a soldier’s family by bringing him home and to the game to see them.  

  • ‘Good season’ gone for Fillies with 7-6 loss to Bourbon County in regional

    The Bourbon County Lady Colonels behind a 10-hit attack edged the Harrison County Fillies Monday night/Tuesday morning in the final game of the quarter finals of the 10th Region Softball Tournament in Campbell County.   
    The Lady Colonels moved to 30-9 with the 7-6 win while Harrison County’s season ended at 23-12-1.  
    Bourbon County scored first on an opening game single by center fielder Destinee Arnold and a double by second baseman Ariel Dailey.  

  • Both Fillies and Breds win 38th District Championship with wins over Nicholas

    Both the Harrison County Fillies and the Harrison County Thorobreds won the 38th District Championship by defeating Nicholas County in the championship game.  
    The Fillies won in a six-inning game, 11-1, as they struck for 17 hits and drew five walks for the sixth district championship in a row.  
    The game was scoreless until the third when, with one out, Ashley Coppage doubled followed by back-to-back singles by Kecia Stephens and Jami Davis to score two runs.  

  • Sectional Pitch, Hit, and Run
  • Signing with Pikeville
  • 3 killed in 2 weekend wrecks

    Harrison County has added two more fatal wrecks to 2012, bringing the death toll to six so far.
    According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, a fatal wreck was reported on U.S. 62 Saturday, May 26, at 8:25 p.m., near the Oddville-Sunrise intersection.
    Raymond Wiedemer, 24, was driving a 1991 Toyota truck, when he entered a curve and lost control of his vehicle.
    Austin Quesenberry, 17 and Jeremy Jolly, 15, were passengers in the vehicle.

  • Score 'N' More
  • Dam repairs hinge on drop in river level

    By Kristie Hamon, Summer intern
    Final stages in the repair of A. Keller Dam are ready to commence as soon as water levels are low enough for workers to finish laying the last few rocks and pour the cap.
    Billy Grayson, commissioner of public property and finance, and committee member, said the 1997 flood damaged A. Keller Dam, knocking rocks from the top of the dam and halting water flow.

  • Going to Batte

    By Kristie Hamon, Summer intern
    Dorothea “Dottie” Batte will begin training to become the only female on the Cynthiana police force June 3 at an 18-week program at Eastern Kentucky University.
    Batte, who has lived in Cynthiana her whole life and graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in Geology, has worked various jobs in town.

  • Grand Haven gets new director

    Grand Haven Nursing Home is now under the care of new administration director.
    Emily Williams, a native of Ohio County Ky., stepped through the doors to her new position on May 15.
    “I am very excited and nervous all at the same time to be here,” said Williams. “I have high hopes here and I plan on bringing 100 percent everyday to ensure the satisfaction of the employees, but most of all our residents.”
    Williams,25, earned her bachelors degree in Health Science in 2009 and later received her Masters in Public Administration.