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Today's News

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, May 22
    Women’s Book Group.
    Monday, May 22 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The book for discussion will be Emma by Jane Austen. Copy can be picked up at the library’s front desk.

    FRIDAY, May 23
    Bookmobile.
    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, May 23 at Community Action at 9:30 a.m.; Cynthiana Baptist Daycare, 10:45 a.m.

  • Rep. Tom McKee honored for Distinguished Service to Agriculture

    House Agriculture Committee Chairman Tom McKee was honored with Kentucky Farm Bureau’s award for Distinguished Service to Agriculture during a special presentation at the Harrison County Farm Bureau offices Thursday night.
    McKee was nominated and selected for the prestigious award because of a long-time, high level of accomplished service to the state’s agriculture industry. He has done so within Farm Bureau circles, with other farm groups and as an elected official at the county and state levels.

  • Stuff that looks like Jesus

    Somewhere in central Florida, Jesus is in a tree.
    Shortly before Easter, a woman called the newsroom and left me a message about a tree in her yard and how she can see Jesus in it.

  • Church News

    BOYERS CHAPEL
    A revival will be held June 13-15 at Boyers Chapel with evangelist Kevin Strausbaugh.
    June 13 and 14 services will begin at 7 p.m. and June 15 at 11 a.m. Special singing at 6:30 with Rachel Lorenz on Friday and Megan Bryant on Saturday. Everyone is invited to attend.
    Allen Crabtree is the pastor.

    CENTRAL CHRISTIAN
    Central Christian Church is hosting a Vacation Bible School (VBS) June 9-13 from 6-8:30 p.m.

  • All-Terrain Faith

    When I was a boy, my dad had an old 4-wheel-drive truck.

  • Don’t be taken in by callers who offer nothing but...SCAMMER-TIME

    Residents barely get through one scam alert before another begins.
    The best advice in any phone call, letter or door-to-door salesman is ‘if it walks like a duck, quacks like a duck and looks like a duck, it’s probably a duck.’

     

  • Fillies win 38th District championship 11-2 over Nicholas County

    So much for the Fillies five-game losing streak coming into the district tournament.  
    The Harrison County squad shook off the doldrums of the streak with an 11-2 whipping of Nicholas County Tuesday night on Shirley Field.  
    Both teams will advance to next week’s regional play to be held at Scott High School.
    Harrison County scored in five of six innings. They struck two Nicholas County pitchers for 11 hits to score the 11 runs.  

  • Sports beat

    Upward Soccer registration
    to begin June 24
    Registration forms are now being accepted for Upward Soccer. Cost is $55 per child.
    Evaluations will take place at the Connersville Christian Church field on Tuesday, June 24 and Thursday, June 26 between 6-8 p.m. and Saturday, June 28 between 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Registration forms can be picked up, dropped off or mailed to Connersville Christian Church, 2190 Ky. Hwy. 1842 East.
    For more information contact Kurt Thompson at 859-234-8892.

  • Breds advance in district 18-3 over Robertson County

    The Harrison County Thorobreds sent 24 batters to the plate in the bottom of the first Monday night on the way to an 18-3 walloping of Robertson County.  
    Harrison County struck for eight base hits, drew four walks, had five batters hit by a pitch while Robertson County committed five errors in the first inning.  
    The first four batters in the Harrison County half of the inning were hit by a pitch.  
    Coach Mac Whitaker played 21 players in the five-inning game, using five pitchers to subdue the Robertson County hitting attack.  

  • Tennis players compete in state, 35 athletes headed to state track meet Friday

    Bryson Clifford and Jacob Markley were each eliminated in the first round of the state tennis competition, but not before each played well against top competition.  
    Clifford faced off with Corbin’s Caroline Reedy and battled her way only to drop each set 6-3, 6-3.
    Markley’s opponent, Adam Slone of Lexington Christian, handled the Union College-bound senior, 6-1, 6-0, in sets in which the score does not tell the story of how difficult each point was to score.