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Today's News

  • Sports beat

    Harrison County Youth Football needs volunteer coaches

    The Harrison County Youth Football Association is gearing up for its 2013 football season. The HCYFA s actively searching for coaches for all age groups (flag, lower and upper tackle division). All positions are available. Any coach who has volunteered in the past must re-apply and be approved by the HCYFA Baord.

  • What’s wrong with Ky.’s state-supported schools?

    I watched parts of the college girls’ softball World Series this year, which ended with Oklahoma beating Tennessee for the championship.  

  • Unusual temps have fields looking sluggish

    This year several farmers are doing a great job of rotating corn fields to soybean fields. No-till is an excellent practice because we take care of weed and disease problems with crop rotation. Only one problem, someone forgot to tell the slugs.
    The residue from last year’s corn crop is a perfect environment for slugs to live and thrive while consuming young soybean plants for their evening meal. While we continue to have moist and cool conditions, slugs will continue to thrive.

  • Records

    HARRISON CIRCUIT COURT

    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding June 4, 2013

    CRIMINAL CASES

  • ‘Tea at Ridgeway’ event held at Flat Run Veterans’ Park

    On Sunday, June 2, the Harrison County Heritage Council, a sub-group of the Harrison County Historical Society, held its first annual Tea at Ridgeway (aka The Handy House) with guest speaker Christopher L. Starr of Boston, Mass.
    Starr, the third great -grandson of Ridgeway’s original owner and builder, U.S. Congressman Col.William Brown, made the trip to Cynthiana in hopes of encouraging the growing support for the structure’s restoration that has increased over the last year.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, June 13
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, June 13 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.
    FRIDAY, June 14
    Relay for Life will be held Friday beginning at 7 p.m. and continuing to 7 a.m. Saturday morning. Gates will open at Ingles  Stadium at 5 p.m. New survivor registration will begin at 6 p.m. The welcome from the co-chairs will be held at 7 p.m.

  • Bear receives Kentucky Colonel certificate

    At the June 3 Harrison County Board of Adjustment meeting Karen Bear, chairman, was honored for her nine years of service to the Board and was presented with a Kentucky Colonel certificate. Jane Thomas, a former member and chairman of the Board presented the certificate. She has been an asset to the Board and provided many volunteer hours to serve the citizens of Harrison County. Bear was very knowledgeable about the County and led the Board as Chair in a very professional manner.

  • Cynthiana High School Day is June 22

    Mayor Steve Moses proclaimed Saturday, June 22, as Cynthiana High School Day. To celebrate this proclamation, alumni are invited to visit Biancke’s, home of CHS class composite pictures and other memorabilia, and enjoy a Peggy Benton.

    Stroll Main and Pike Streets to view business windows decorated with CHS items and pictures from days gone by.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Clementyne Pearl Depew, April 29, daughter of Tim and Kay Depew; Madison Marie Kiskaden, June 4, daughter of Amber Soard and Paul Kiskaden.

  • Bullock earns top 5 spot at state pageant

    Cheyenne Lily Bullock turned heads on June 1 and 2 when she attended the National American Miss Kentucky State Pageant in Louisville, Ky. She competed in the Princess Division which included 50 girls from all across the state, and made it into the top five in her age division. She has been invited to compete in the National All-American Miss Pageant in Anaheim, Calif. in November.