Today's News

  • Rod Run royalty crowned

    Nine contestants competed in two divisions in the Cynthiana Rod Run Pin-Up Pageant on Saturday night at the Rohs Opera House. Directed by Cathy Himes and emceed by her daughter, Katie Himes, the pageant crowned two women. The Miss Cynthiana Rod Run had five participants and Margaret McCauley had the winning tiara placed on her head. Ms. Cynthiana Rod Run had four entrants and the winner was Courtney Day Nitz, pictured above with last year’s winner, Catherine Kung. Jenny Hyatt was awarded the title of Miss Congeniality by a vote of all the participants

  • Charges against retired educator dismissed

    Sexual abuse charges against a retired Harrison County educator have been dismissed in Harrison Circuit Court.

    William Hyatt, who taught school in Harrison County in the 90s, was indicted by a grand jury in February 2015 on four counts of first-degree sexual abuse.

    The case has had numerous delays with the final delay being an order for Hyatt to undergo a competency evaluation in March.

  • Farm-to-Table dinner planned for Sept. 23

    Cynthiana native and Holly Hill Inn chef de cuisine, Tyler McNabb will be back in his hometown on Sept. 23 to prepare a meal for 100 people.

    The Farm to Table dinner, sponsored by Cynthiana Main Street, will begin at 6:30 p.m. and last until 8:30 p.m.

    Chef McNabb will create his own ‘harvest’ menu and will be using Kentucky Proud food from right here in Harrison County.

  • Structural problems delay HCHS bleacher installation

    Lee Kendall,

    News Writer



    The new HVAC units have been installed and are working at the Harrison County High School gymnasium, but a snag will delay the installation of new bleachers in the lower arena.

    According to district buildings and grounds director, Robert Switzer, an unforeseen structural problem will push back the completion of the project for an undetermined amount of time.

  • Soccer Fillies drop close match to Scott, beat Calvary Christian 4-2

    Mike Aldridge,

    Sports Writer



    Coach Kevin Gaunce’s Harrison County Fillies kicked off their season a little late with the Mason County game rained out so Scott High opened the season for the Fillies Wednesday night.  

    The evening started out nicely as the Harrison County junior varsity, with both Laurel McDaniel and Gab Hatterick scoring twice and Anna Garrison once, rolled 5-0 over the junior varsity Lady Eagles.

  • Handicapped Breds play Paris to 2-2 tie

    Mike Aldridge,

    Sports Writer



    The Harrison County soccer Breds are only two games into the season but already the injury bug has bitten hard.  

    Three key players were out Thursday when the Breds played host to the Paris Greyhounds. 

    Michael Mattox, Ricardo Menchaca and Fox Ruano all veterans have been sidelined with various injuries.  

  • First quarter dooms Breds in 27-8 loss at West Jessamine

    Mike Aldridge,

    Sports Writer



    The Harrison County Thorobreds gave up an interception and a blocked punt in the first period Friday night as they fell to the West Jessamine Colts, 27-8, in Nicholasville.  

    The game started an hour past the scheduled time as the second half of a doubleheader and the Breds’ offense never really got untracked.  

  • Volleyball Fillies defeat Nicholas County, win Glacier Invitational

    Mike Aldridge,

    Sports Writer



    The Harrison County volleyball Fillies defeated Nicholas County in a home match Thursday evening three sets to none as a tune up for the Glacier Invitational in Bracken County Saturday.

    The Nicholas County squad battled the Fillies hard especially in the last set which went to an extra point with the Fillies winning 26-24.  

  • How time has changed

    Riley Switzer, a freshman, brought home an interesting assignment from his AP Human Geography class over the weekend.  

    The class is taught by Harrison County football’s quarterback coach Van Isaac, who I hope can tell you what human geography is all about.  The assignment was to find an adult over 65 and ask them questions about the difference in Cynthiana now compared to how it was when they were growing up. 

  • Sports Beat

    Kendall, Duffie win Member/Member

    The Mens’ Golf Association Member/Member Tournament, sponsored by Field and Main Bank, was held last weekend at the Cynthiana Country Club.  

    In a format designed for close scores, the father-/son-in-law duo of Lee Kendall and Colin Duffie took home the first prize with a two-day total of 126.