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Today's News

  • Sports this week

    Breds basketball
    Thursday, Feb. 12, vs. Mason County (H),  JV/V  6/7:30 p.m.
    Saturday, Feb. 14, at Paris, F/JV/V  4:45/6/7:30 p.m.
    Tuesday, Feb. 17, at Franklin County, JV/V  6/7:30 p.m.

    Fillies basketball
    Wednesday, Feb. 11, vs. Woodford County (H) Senior Night, JV/V  6/7:30 p.m.
    Friday, Feb. 13, vs. East Jessamine (H), JV/V  6/7:30 p.m.
    Monday, Feb. 16, at Scott High, JV/V  6/7:30 p.m.

    Wrestling
    Saturday, Feb. 14, at Belfry High School, Region 8 Tournament

  • Winning streaks over for Fillies and Breds

    Saturday night took a toll on the two-game winning streak of the Fillies and the four-game streak of the Thorobreds as both lost on the road.  
    The Fillies dropped a 57-48 verdict to Bishop Brossart in Alexandria as they fell behind early and could not catch up.  
    The Thorobreds trailed by 11 at the half but Collins went on a 17-to-2 run to open the second half for the 63-51 win.
    Brossart scored the first six points of the Fillies’ contest before senior Whitney Gray scored with nearly two minutes gone in the game.  

  • Score 'N' More
  • McNabb receives Clarence Horn Humanitarian award

    The Harrison County Service Unit Board established the “Clarence Horn Humanitarian Award” to honor and preserve the vision Horn provided in serving the people of the community.  
    Horn served as treasurer for his many years of volunteer service to the local unit.  
    This year’s recipient, Earl McNabb, will be recognized for his many contributions to the citizens of Harrison County.   

  • Cedar Ridge Donation
  • Get potted and cut blooms to last this Valentines

    Cut flowers are undoubtedly the most popular manifestation of showing your love for someone on Valentine’s Day, but potted flowering plants can do the trick, too.  
    Perhaps the potted bloom has the potential to remind your lover that the sentiment lasts all year … but what does it mean if you can’t get it to bloom again?  
    Is your love doomed? Of course not, but here are some tips just in case.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Emily Dawn Case, Jan. 6, daughter of Randall and Tonya Case; Taylor Nycole Lukins, Feb. 4, daughter of Aron Lukins and Jessica Kenyon; Brooklyn Kay Milner, Dec. 29, daughter of James and Christy Milner.
    Harrison County schools closes for the remainder of the week due to illness. There were 334 students absent on Wednesday.
    Killer caught after fleeing 15 years ago. The escapee was granted a three-day pass and never returned. He was caught in Texas under an alias name.

    25 years ago . . .

  • Marriage Licenses

    Jennifer Lynn Ritchie, 45, and Mark Anthony Carroll, 59, married Jan. 11, 2015.

    Catherine Michelle Addison Butcher, 18, and Kenneth Wayne Couch, 33, married Jan. 13, 2015.

    Lauren Danielle Elizabeth Ishmael, 22, and Dylan Keith Lakes, 23, married Jan. 24, 2015.

    Alice Diana Holland, 31, and David Paul Jones, 45, married Jan. 30, 2015.

    Helen Jean Bresnahan, 42, and William Bernard Tobin IV, married Jan. 31, 2015.

  • Cooper to be honored with 90th birthday celebration

    The public is invited to a 90th birthday celebration for Charlie Cooper on Saturday, Feb. 21. The event will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Cynthiana from 2-4 p.m. Bring a special memory or picture. No gifts please.
    To send a card: 90th Birthday, c/o Rhonda Strawzell, 207 W. Meadow Lane, Cynthiana, KY 41031.

  • Midterm class offering is an option for busy adults wanting to continue their education

    It is becoming more apparent that landing good jobs require credentialing education, and those who live in the Licking Valley have a golden opportunity to add to their college credits by taking classes right here at home.
    MCTC/Licking Valley Campus continues to work to find ways to offer classes that fit college work into busy people’s schedules.
    Midterm class offering is yet another option for busy adults who want to continue their education.
    The good news is that it’s not too late.