Today's News

  • Prank call spurs middle school lockdown

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Harrison County Middle School went on security lockdown Thursday afternoon after a wild rumor spread that a convicted murderer had escaped and was seen on the premises.

  • LV Singers’ anniversary performances this week

    The Licking Valley Singers will present its spring choral concert this weekend at the Cynthiana Baptist Church.

    This year’s concert will be an anniversary celebration presenting music from performances over the last five years and 10 concerts.

  • Grant County escapee gets caught on home turf

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Steven W. Price, who escaped from the Grant County Detention Center on Thursday, April 3, was captured Thursday night after an off-duty Cynthiana Police Officer recognized Price and called for an on-duty officer.

  • City gives nod to Sunday liquor sales

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    In a three-to-one vote, the Cynthiana City Commission passed the first reading granting private clubs the option to sell liquor on Sundays.

  • Judy is in career he knew he wanted as a teen

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Alan Judy knew when he was 15 years old that he wanted to be involved in law enforcement.

    For the last 12 years, Det. Judy has been serving the citizens of Cynthiana, first as a patrolman and now a detective.

  • Fillies even record with 9-5 win at Fleming County Tuesday

    The Harrison County Fillies took advantage of timely hitting, some Fleming County wildness and some good pitching to defeat the Lady Panthers 9-5 in Flemingsburg Tuesday night.
    The game was played on a rough infield as the recent rain left many central Kentucky fields water logged.  
    The home-standing Lady Panthers struck first against Harrison County starter and winning pitcher Bailey Conley. They scored twice in the first inning.  

  • Harrison County tennis host tri-meet Saturday

    The Harrison County tennis team played host to Mason County and George Rogers Clark Saturday on the Hilltop.  
    The Breds lost 1-4 to George Rogers Clark and 1-4 to Mason County as both opponents were veteran experienced teams.
    Jacob Markley was the only winner for the Thorobreds defeating Laz Wilkerson in the George Rogers Clark match 6-2, 7-5.
    Boston Pergram dropped his match to Colby Becker, 0-6, 0-6, while Matt Seevers lost to Max Halfeb, 2-6, 2-6.  

  • Breds win 10th game with win over Wildcats

    Coach Mac Whitaker stood only three wins away from 1,000 after last Wednesday’s 8-3 win over the Bath County Wildcats on the Hilltop.  
    This win came late as the teams were close at 3-2 in favor of the Breds before the Thorobreds put three on the board in the fifth and two more in the sixth for the victory.  
    Freshman starter Nathan Fryman along with senior Jordan Riley and sophomore Austin Reffett combined to allow seven hits while striking out nine Bath County batters and walking three.  

  • HCHS basketball signing
  • Sports beat

    Breds drop two
    in Mississippi
    The Mississippi baseball trip did not go as well as hoped for the Harrison County Thorobreds as the now 10-5 Breds dropped two games in the whirlwind southern tour.  
    Harrison County lost to D’lberville 8-7 on Saturday and was swept 10-0 by Gulfport Monday.