Today's News

  • Winter settles in and a new year begins
  • Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Year in Review

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Earlier this year, Outdoor Life magazine picked Kentucky as the nation’s top spot for trophy white-tailed deer.
    The state produced 42 reported entries into the Boone and Crockett Club record book in 2012.
    “We’ve got more hunting opportunities now than we’ve ever had,” said Karen Waldrop, wildlife director for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “And we’re nationally recognized as a deer destination.”

  • We'll Be Home for Christmas - Welcome Home Celebration for National Guard
  • Records

    Traffic Cases
    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.
    Dec. 15 -- At 6 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred on US 62 about 10 miles from town. Linda Hill struck a deer.
    Dec. 15 -- At 6:08 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred on US 27 two miles from town. Bryn Free hit a deer.

  • Parks director makes plans for Flat Run Veteran's Park future

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    Though there has been some general deviations from the 2004 vision plan for Flat Run Veteran’s Park, Parks and Recreation Director Darrell Baxter said that the activities  that the plan outlined are still viable.


  • Woman's club holds Christmas luncheon

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met on Dec. 13 for their monthly meeting and Christmas luncheon. Anna Ruth McLoney welcomed members and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance. Cheryl Case offered the blessing of the food. The luncheon was prepared and served by caterer Layne Tussey.

  • Pinney hosts December Cynthiana DAR meeting

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the home of Karrol Pinney on Dec. 14. Guests and new members were welcomed.
    Melinda Rawlings called the meeting to order. The DAR Ritual and the American Creed were recited, followed by singing of the Star Spangled Banner.
    Minutes of the Nov. 9 meeting were read and approved.
    Alex Barnett, Harrison County Judge Executive, was introduced. We were appreciative and delighted to have him address the meeting. He discussed several topics going on in the county.

  • A gardener's Christmas poem

    Every couple of years I like to revisit my father’s favorite Christmas poem inspired by Clement Moore’s famous work ‘Night Before Christmas’.  
    The writer is unknown but he or she certainly was a gardener; and you may even get some last minute gift ideas from its verse.
    Fred Wiche, my father and the first Weekend Gardener, started writing this column years ago, imparting gardening advice and humor.  

  • HCHS football holds awards

    HCHS football holds awards
    The 2013 Harrison County football season officially came to a close Wednesday night as the annual awards banquet was held at the Cynthiana Christian Church.  
    Following a meal served by Batson Catering, Coach Jim Carr presented the team with the following awards.  
    Brian Davis was the winner of the Junior Varsity award which goes to the junior varsity player that displays the most varsity promise.  

  • College team Christmas Gifts

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    Despite giving up 24 points due to not having a wrestler in four weight classes, the Harrison County Thorobreds finished sixth of 16 teams at Louisville Central Saturday.  
    “We did well considering we gave up the four classes,” said Coach Luke Tucker. “That spots the others points that we have to overcome.”  
    Tucker was especially happy with the efforts of Michael Mattox, Chase Highlander, Nathan Lopez, Clay Arthur, Kellon Williams, and Dominic Walker.