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Today's News

  • Park can feature old and new

    I’m a sucker for old things.

    I enjoy old cars, old furniture, old dishes and old buildings.

    In a photography class, I once had the assignment to photograph an older person.

    Please don’t be offended. It’s a term I use with much admiration.

    “You will find,” my professor said, “that because of age, (lines, wrinkles and all) an older subject will have more character than any other subject you will ever photograph.”

  • Sydney Bradleigh Callahan

    Sydney Bradleigh Callahan

    Sydney Bradleigh Callahan was born to Brad and Renee (Ishmael) Callahan of Georgetown, Ky., on Aug. 7, 2009 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Ky.  She weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz.

  • Sports Beat

    JV Football finishes Monday night

    The Grant County JV squad defeated the Harrison County squad 28-22 Monday evening at Ingles Stadium. The loss left the JV Breds with a 2-5 mark for the season as their season comes to an end. 

    The Harrison County freshman team will host Grant County at Ingles Stadium Thursday night beginning at 6 p.m. The young Harrison County squad has a similar record to the JV and hopes to improve when they host the freshman Braves.

  • Trick or Treat is Oct. 31

    As evenings start getting cooler and the threat looms near for Daylight Savings Time to be abandoned, thoughts must also turn to the ghosts and ghouls and things that go bump in the night.

    Goblins who are 12 years old and under will be taking to the streets on Saturday, Oct. 31, 6-8 p.m. for the annual Halloween “witching (two) hours.”

  • Idol factory open for business

    Today I did not go to the outlet store next to the grocery store.

    That may not mean much to you, but to me it was a major big deal.

    Lately, I haven’t been able to stop at the market without checking out the outlet. Even if I park far away I’ll say, “I need to walk more,” and head over to see what’s new on the racks.

  • Soccer girls fall to Bourbon in region final

    The Harrison County Fillies soccer team had a throw in bounce the wrong way allowing Bourbon County to have a numbers advantage to score the only goal in the regional final Thursday at Bourbon County.   

    In a game where the Fillies executed the game plan almost flawlessly, the errant bounce spelled defeat. Coach Kim Jenkins remarked how well the Fillies played together as a team and deserved a better fate than they received. 

  • Motorists need to slow down

    To the editor:

    I’m writing in regards to what I consider to be an every day worsening problem - reckless, speeding and inattentive drivers on US 62 between Georgetown and Cynthiana. I set cruise control on my vehicle between 50 and 55 mph most all the time because I recognize with the smoother ride of most of today’s vehicles, it is so easy to accelerate beyond the limit. I am passed around curves, crests of hills, in the emergency lanes, as well as in straight stretches... as if I’m sitting still.

  • Veterans may qualify to receive high school diploma

    To the editor:

    This is a letter for veterans of World War II, Korean and/or Vietnam wars.

    Are you a high school graduate?

    Did you attend school in Kentucky before entering the service?

    Do you have a service discharge or a DD214?

    If so, you may be eligible to receive your diploma from Harrison County High School.

    For more information, call Col. John Marsh at 234-0110, Ed Herrington at 234-4959 or Charles Tribble at 234-3115.

    Charles Tribble

    Harrison County

     

  • Church Briefs

    BERRY UNITED

    METHODIST

    A Soup Dinner and Basket Auction will be held Friday, Nov. 20 at the National Guard Armory located on New Lair Road, Cynthiana. Dinner will start at 5:45 p.m. and will be served through-out the evening. Dinner will consist of: various soups, sandwich, drink, and desert for a love donation. Basket Auction will start at 7 p.m., and consist of several theme baskets, three refinished trunks with some antique items in them, various Longaberger Baskets, several country hams, Kentucky, Louisville and Tennessee items, with several various other items.

  • Welcome to the ‘Real World’

    High school juniors and seniors will soon be entering the “real world.”

    In preparation for that sometimes scary journey, HCHS upperclassmen will receive college tips and information at the ‘Real World’ session this Tuesday evening.

    Sponsored by Harrison County schools and coordinated by Alyssa Canupp (Gifted and Talented coordinator) and Jenny Lynn Varner Hatter (supervisor of Instruction), the session will include college representatives, FAFSA tips and financial and scholarship assistance for students and parents.