Today's News

  • Military Ball royalty crowned

    2013 ROTC Military Ball Court. Front row, from left, Princess Chenoa Flora, Queen Becky Kiskaden, King Cody Dickson and Princess Tara Markland; middle row, Princesses Haley Banks, Gabby Yazell, Whitney Tobin; back row, Princes Logan Willis, Justin Noble, Derek Hall, Dylan Johnson, Dakota Rice and Cody Parrino.

  • Hemp bill likely to wilt before House vote


    Industrialized hemp bill faces a new snag with House Speaker Greg Stumbo speaking against the proposed senate bill.

  • Court scrutinizes jail budget


    The Harrison County Fiscal Court is gearing up for next year’s budget by taking a glimpse at the jail fund.

  • CPD joining pill take-back program

    The Cynthiana Police Department is ready to accept unused or out-dated prescription drugs.

    A permanent prescription drug take-back box has been placed in the foyer at the police department through a donation from the Bluegrass Prevention Center, substance abuse prevention program of Bluegrass Regional MHMR board.

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  • New director aims to build on existing programs


    Harrison County Parks and Recreation director Brad Steele vows to meet the needs of the community.

    A native of Murray Ky, Steele was hired by the Harrison County Fiscal Court to serve as the new Parks and Recreation director.

  • Baseball region seen as wide open to Whitaker as season begins

    When a team has a 30-10 record and is region runners up, most programs would say “great job.”  
    Harrison County’s Head Coach Mac Whitaker, while proud of the effort, was quick to point out what could have been done better.  
    “Last year we could not score with people on base,” lamented the veteran coach.  “This year we have to improve on that and play without errors.”
    The Thorobreds lost four starters and a key reserve from last year’s team plus a left-handed reliever.  

  • Fillies track has high hopes as season approaches

    “We return several good runners from last year and have added some new ones,” said Coach Danny Simpson. “We could be, with hard work and some good fortune, the best team that has been here for a while.”
    The Fillies finished fourth in the region last season only one point out of third.  
    They lost dominant shot put and discus performer, Natasha Ingram, to graduation along with runners Katelyn Horschler and Cindy Rognstad and fellow discus thrower Beth McKinney.  

  • Refuge for Women

    It’s a rarely discussed topic and yet, it’s a $97 billion worldwide trade.

    Generally, in only whispered tones does one bring up the topic of sex or even more taboo, sex as an industry.

  • It was a great state tournament, but . . .

    The just completed Kentucky High School Boys’ State Tournament was one of the better attended of all time and had some great basketball games.  
    The games, for the most part, were well played with a lot of drama including an overtime game on Friday between Holmes and Madison Central, which left the fans of the two teams with their stomachs tied in knots.  
    Of course, the championship game was won with two seconds left on the clock and will go down as one of the grand finishes in the great tournament’s tradition.