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Today's News

  • Mom’s lessons remain as prominent as paint on the basement floor

    “You can paint on the basement floor,” my mother told me.

    I was eight years old or younger... and stunned.

    Mom was going to let me paint on the floor? I was going to be able to use the gray concrete as my huge blank canvas?

    “On the floor?” I asked, just to make sure my ears weren’t deceiving me.

    “Yes... on the floor,” Mom repeated again, probably in between loads of laundry or meal preparations.

    And so I, gathered up all my paints and brushes and went to the basement where I painted on the floor.

  • Fillies third, Breds sixth in regional track

    The Harrison County Fillies track team had its best regional track meet showing in years last Saturday, finishing third overall in the team standings. The HCHS Thorobreds didn’t fare quite as well and finished sixth, with nine schools competing in both meets.

    Harrison County is competing in Class AA for the first time this year, and the drop from AAA apparently helped both teams, in regards to  the numbers of athletes who qualified for this coming weekend’s state meet in Louisville.

  • Breds in district finals against Blue Jackets

    The Harrison County Thorobreds will continue their annual rite of spring next week by participating in another 10th Region Baseball tournament.

    This will mark the 29th straight year that the Breds have earned their way into the regional tournament by either winning or finishing as runner-up in district tournament play.

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Case reports

    April 19 – At 8:22 p.m., Larry Wachter, Bridge Street, reported a CD player taken from his vehicle.

    April 19 – At 8:28 p.m., Michelle Evert, Cedar Crest Court, reported that someone removed a carton of cigarettes, a Nintendo DS and six games from her vehicle.

    April 20 – At 12:19 a.m., James B. Douglas was arrested after being stopped for a traffic violation and police allegedly found a marijuana cigarette inside a pack of cigarettes. He was charged with possession of marijuana.

  • Memorial Day observance May 25

    Memorial Day observance May 25

    The annual Memorial Day Observance will be held Monday, May 25 at 11 a.m. The celebration to honor America and the sacrifices of many will be held on the Main Street Side of the County Courthouse. There will be placing of wreaths on the memorials, short welcome addresses from State Rep. Tom McKee, County Judge Alex Barnett, and Mayor Pro Tem Jack Keith and a keynote address by Lt. Col. Christopher Aycock, US Army. Aycock is a Battalion Commander from Fort McCoy in Wisconsin.

  • Reunions

    CLASS OF 1959 REUNION

    The 1959 graduating class of Harrison County High School will be having their 50th reunion on June 13, 2009 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana Country Club.

    All classmates and friends who attended school with these members from 1947-1959 are welcome to attend.

    Call Charlene Dawson at 234-5316, or Brenda Anderson at 484-2392 to reserve a space.

    CYNTHIANA HIGH

    ALUMNI BANQUET

  • Academic Briefs

    ABNER

    Brittany Abner of Cynthiana, a 2009 graduate of Harrison County High School, has been admitted to Berea College for the Fall 2009 term.

    As an enrolled student at Berea College, Abner has been awarded a four-year tuition scholarship currently valued at more than $100,000. Berea College admits students based on their academic achievement, community service, leadership potential, and financial need.

  • Property Transfers

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS

    Sole Ownership-Cash Deed for Kentucky: Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Bryan Thomas and Kathie Thomas, 2.00 acres at 2485 Judy Ridge Road, $26,100.

    Tony Holmes and Susan B. Holmes to Tony Holmes and Susan B. Holmes, Tract 5 - 83.141 acres on Edgewater Pike (Ky. 982).

    Tim Thornton and Betty Thornton to Tim Thornton and Betty Thornton, Tract 5, 83.141 acres, of Edgewater Pike (Ky. 982).

    Walter W. Zent and June Zent to Walter W. Zent and June Zent, Tract 5, 83.141 acres, of Edgewater Pike (Ky. 982).

  • Sunday night wreck sends three to Harrison Memorial

    Three individuals have been released from Harrison Memorial Hospital following a Sunday night wreck.

    The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department responded to a collision on US 62 West just before 9 p.m.

    Georgetown resident Christa S. Artrip, 18, driving a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier, was traveling westbound on US 62 West when she collided with Sadieville resident Bobbie L. Adams, 43, driving a 2004 Dodge Ram, as he was crossing the highway at the Newtown-Leesburg Road intersection near Leesburg.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Birth announced this week are: Katelyn Lane Haley, May 4, daughter of Deric and Lisa Haley.

    McDonald's announces its new Bagel Breakfast sandwich in three combinations.

    Concept Packaging makes plans for relocation to new industrial park on US 62 W., expansion in Cynthiana. Concept now has two locations in Cynthiana, White Oak Pike (former Bullard building), and on Riggs Avenue. The first development calls for a 150,000 sq. ft. building with a 100,000 sq. ft. expansion within two years. Construction should begin in the fall of 2000.