Today's News

  • Practice good management to save berries

    So much for the raspberries this year, not the best crop we’ve seen, in fact each year it seems to get a little messier than the last.

    We typically cut the ‘Royalty’ raspberries all the way to the ground each year and forgo an early crop to manage disease, but it doesn’t seem to be working that well this time around. It has not been a total loss, but about half the canes are dried up and diseased.   

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report




    July 14 at 11:45 a.m. -- non-injury, Ky 19, Mary C. Ramirez, 32, Cynthiana, driving a 1999 Jeep Cherokee struck Shena Haggard, 31, Maysville, driving a 2005 Acura MDX.

    July 14 at 3:35 p.m. -- non-injury, Ky 356, William Armstrong, 43, Cynthiana, driving a 2001 Harley-Davidson MC.

    July 9 at 4:10 a.m. -- non-injury, Ky 1054 South, Kevin R. Perkins, 28, Berry, driving a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 PU.

  • New drivers


    The following individuals passed their road test and received their Kentucky driver’s license: William H. Giles, Caleb Smith, Anthony Herald and Chelsey M. Adams.

  • Church Briefs


    Boyers Chapel Methodist Church will be having a revival July 22-26.

    Dan Frederick of Frederick Ministries will be the evangelist.

    Special music begins at 6:30 p.m. every night, with services beginning at 7 p.m.

    Performers include South of Heaven on Thursday, Bluegrass Gospel Travelers on Friday, Jim Cassidy on Saturday and Dan Frederick on Sunday morning.

    There will be a potluck meal Saturday, July 25 at 5 p.m.

    Child care will be provided.

    The church pastor is Barry Holland.

  • Sports beat

    Football alumni banquet Aug. 8

    The 2009 inductees into the Harrison County Football Alumni Association’s Hall of Fame will be feted on Aug. 8 at the annual Hall of Fame Banquet that will be held at the Harrison County High School cafeteria. A reception in honor of the 2009 inductees will begin at 4 p.m., followed by the banquet at 5.

  • Resturant Inspections


    May 11 -- Thrift Food Mart, 99%, store clean plates and trays above waist height.

    May 19 -- Lollipop Tree, 100%,  no violations.

    May 22 -- Fat Boys, 98%, kitchen shelving needs covering, tools don’t belong in the kitchen.

    May 27 -- Faxt Max, 93%, nacho sauce/chili dog dispenser, unsafe temperature, dairy machine nozzle area needs to be cleaned, cleaning items obstructing three-compartment sink.

    May 28 -- Fast Max, 93% initial, 98% follow-up, critical corrected.

  • Dailey, Thomas to represent Kentucky in a national baseball tournament

    Pitcher Logan Dailey and outfielder Malcolm Thomas are two of 18 underclassmen from across Kentucky that will represent the Commonwealth in a national baseball tournament that will be held in Plainfield, Ill., July 29-Aug. 1.

    Dailey, a junior-to-be in the 2009-10 school year, was the Harrison County Thorobreds top pitcher during the 2009 season, finishing the year with a record of 8-2 with an ERA of 1.30.

    He pitched a complete game shutout in the Breds 2-0 win over Louisville Trinity in the first round of the Forcht Bank/KHSAA State Baseball Tournament this spring.

  • Sign petition to stop Freedom of Choice Act and abortion

    To the editor:

    A bill called the “Freedom of Choice Act” (FOCA) is presently in the works of passing through Congress.

    FOCA is a pro-abortion agenda, proposing the following:

    •Taxpayers will be required to fund abortion for any reason.

    •Hospitals and healthcare professionals will be required to provide abortions, in addition to abortion clinics.

    •Employer health insurance plans will be required to cover abortion.

    •Organizations that perform and promote abortions will be funded.

  • Calendar

    THURSDAY, July 23

    Mandala Art with Lisa Hurst on Thursday, July 23 for ages 14 and up. This is a free workshop with all materials provided. Program starts at 6 p.m. Pre-registration appreciated.

    FRIDAY, July 24

    Democratic Women’s Club of Harrison County will meet Friday, July 24 at noon at the Cynthiana Country Club. Becky Barnes, editor at the Cynthiana Democrat, will be the guest speaker with a special program by Gracie, Annie and Jakob Furnish. All Democrats are welcome to attend.

  • 9-10s win district Little League title

    Twenty-one teams from seven different counties descended on River Road Park over the last two weeks to participate in the District 3 Little League Tournaments, hosted by the Cynthiana-Harrison County Recreation Department.

    One of the two Harrison County teams that participated in the two tournaments at RRP emerged as the eventual champion and move on to play in the Little League State Tournament this weekend in Richmond.