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Today's News

  • Winter checklist: Part I

    There are many gardening tasks that must be done or are better done in the fall of the year. Things like cleaning up old plant material; fertilizing trees, shrubs and lawns; and protecting tender plants like hybrid tea roses and French hydrangeas.  
    These chores are all a part of garden maintenance and taking care of them now will improve the quality of your garden later.  
    Here’s a checklist to remind you of what needs to be done to get the garden ready for winter.
    Clean-Up

  • School Menus

    Nov. 26-30
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Bacon and toast or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Biscuit and gravy or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Sausage pancake wrap or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    FRIDAY: Pancakes or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.

  • Harrison District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT
    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Nov. 15, 2018
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Harry Allen Craft, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Willie Hammond Jr., probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Mary C. Jenkins, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Gregory Thomas Kearns, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Peggy Ann Pulliam, probate hearing; order entered.

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT
    Case reports
    Oct. 22 -- At 9:14 a.m., MIchael Childers, 109 Walnut Ave., reported that someone broke into his home over night and removed three pistols, medication and some cash.
    Oct. 23 -- At 6:35 a.m., Cody Zieseniss, reported that his vehicle was ransacked and some items missing. It was parked on West Mill Street. Estimated value of missing items is $510.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    HARRISON COUNTY
    SHERIFF’S REPORT
    Citations
    Nov. 12--Dep. Joe Daniel served a criminal summons from Harrison District Court to Laura L. McCarty for theft by deception, cold checks under $500.
    Nov. 13--Dep. Nathan Gasser served a criminal summons from Harrison District Court to Kelly A. Heitfield for harassment, no physical contact.
    Incidents
    Nov. 9--Dep. Robert Peak took a report from Chasity Reed that someone attempted entry into her apartment while she was home.

  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle/Solution

    ACROSS
    1. Newton or Stern
    6. Hot springs resort
    9. Gene Simmons’ band
    13. Cuban dance
    14. Anticipated outcome
    15. Type of rug
    16. Shiny suit
    17. Red area between Saudi Arabia and Egypt?
    18. Telephone company
    19. *Which Thursday is Thanksgiving?
    21. *Gathering
    23. To boot
    24. India location
    25. Deli order
    28. Walked on
    30. Authoritative declaration
    35. Milano moolah
    37. Swear, not curse
    39. Kappa Alpha ____

  • Viewpoint pictures

    The only information about the operation and maintenance of the clock at the Harrison County Courthouse is this framed and typed set of instructions about what parts, and how often, the mechanism should be oiled. Jeweler Steve Ewalt is currently the keeper of the courthouse’s four clocks.

  • Take time to cheer

    Now that the Marching Season has wound down, how about we give a shout out to lots of band people, young and older, for the magnificent job they did this year?
    For the most part, I don’t burst into tears too often. Oh, don’t get me wrong, I can cry with the best of them, but as a rule I try to remain dry eyed mostly because if you have your eyes filled with tears you could miss something.

  • Viewpoint

    Congratulations to all of those who won seats in last week’s general election.
    The public has spoken in our representative democracy and they have placed their trust in those who will now hold office.
    Congratulations also to those who opted to run, but did not earn enough votes to win election.
    They felt strongly enough about our local government to want to make a difference, and that is so important.

  • Harrison Memorial Hospital receives an “A” for Patient Safety