Today's News

  • Time for high hopes

    Fall sports at Harrison County High School will be getting started in earnest in the next week and hopes are high for a good season for each sport.

    Golf has already had several matches with the boys playing well at times and not so well others. The girls, with only four players, have also been inconsistent. However in their last outing they played very well.  

    The soccer Breds are looking to rebound from an up-and-down year that ended on a sour note with a district loss to Mason County.  

  • Golf Breds struggle in two outings, Fillies fourth in conference

    Mike Aldridge,

    Sports Writer



    Last Wednesday at the Maysville Country Club, Coach Jason Crisp was one unhappy coach.  

    “We got it handed to us by four regional teams,” he moaned. “We played awful. Enough said.”  

  • HCHS Soccer
  • Harrison County cross country still accepting team members

    Mike Aldridge,

    Sports Writer



    The Harrison County cross country coach, Deanna Lunsford, knows that she graduated one runner from last year.  That was her daughter Tamara. What she doesn’t know for sure is exactly how many runners she will have this season.  

    Sign ups for cross country are being accepted through Aug. 22, so Lunsford expects more competitors to step up.  

  • Uneven corn due to poor pollination

    Corn has been a staple food for centuries.  It was first cultivated by Indian peoples in Central America; in fact, the adoption of agriculture and the art of cultivating gave way to the grand cities of the Aztec and Mayans.   

    What would the world be without corn and potatoes, both of which were first cultivated in Central America? 

  • Way Back When

     10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Riley Russell Atmore, July 25, son of Kristn Currans and Wally Atmore.

    Harrison magistrates ponder waterline proposal for Arrowhead Lake, located in northern Harrison County.

    The Rev. Kenneth Newby has been named minister at Ebenezer United Methodist Church.

  • Reunions

    HCHS CLASS OF 1996

    The Harrison County High School Class of 1996 20-year class reunion will be Saturday, Aug. 20, starting at 8 p.m. at the Cynthiana Country Club.

    For more information, contact Meghan Boland at 859-954-0147 or Heather Price 859-588-1902.



    The Jockey reunion will be held at the home of Phyllis Malone on Monson Road on Aug. 20 beginning at 11 a.m. There will be a potluck lunch. There will be balloons on the mailbox.

  • 20 years in business
  • Southern States local annual meeting set in Cynthiana

    Southern States Cooperative will review its operations at a series of local annual meetings, including the upcoming meeting for members of Southern States Lexington Cooperative, Inc. – Cynthiana, Lexington and Paris Branches.

  • Bullard awarded SHARP recertification

    CYNTHIANA, KY – Bullard has been recertified into the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) for the fifth time since 2006. The distinguished award recognizes Bullard for its ongoing commitment to the safety and health of all employees.