Today's News

  • Suspects in Harrison, Scott burglaries ID’d

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    After a padlocked building he owned on Rutland Road was broken into, and thousands of dollars worth of property was stolen, Donald Davis installed a couple of trail cameras, designed to locate deer, outside his property.
    According to Harrison County Sheriff’s deputy Robert Peak, those trail cameras were instrumental in cracking a three-person multi-county burglary ring.

  • Cpl. Brett was Marine 1 crew chief

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    There’s not many of us who can say they spent a lot of time with a sitting President of the United States.
    Harold Brett is one who can say that.
    Now a  53-year-old Harrison County resident, Brett served as the crew chief for Marine 1 when Ronald Reagan was President of the United States.
    He was crew chief for 113 “lifts” during his 18-month hitch on Marine 1 and had the highest possible security clearance.

  • Giving Thanks: After many surgeries, Mashburn stands tall and pain free

    Betsy Smith,
    News Writer

    When Amy Mashburn began having back pain while attending college, she drove two hours to see her family doctor back home in Cynthiana. He dismissed her worries, saying that spines are supposed to curve like that. The neurosurgeon she subsequently turned to attributed it to stress.
    During an interview with her, Mashburn said that by the time her son, Christopher, was born in 1998, the problems with her back could no longer be shrugged off.

  • Teens rescued while garage burns

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    Tragedy was averted on Saturday afternoon when an alert citizen was able to pull two teenagers from a house that was in danger of going up in flames.
    The Harrison County Fire Department was called to the scene of a garage fire at the home of Greg McLoney on Pedro Pike just after lunch on Saturday.

  • SAR purchases Revolutionary War-era cannon

    Becky Barnes,

    The city of Berry is the recent recipient of a Woods’ cannon that has been donated by the Blue Licks Sons of the American Revolution.
    Jackie Miller and his son, Jackie Miller II, along with Janie Whitehead, who is the regent for the Cynthiana Chapter of the National Society for Daughters of the American Revolution were on hand to make the presentation Monday.

  • Tori Watkins, sports in her blood

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Northern Kentucky University is very much in the minds of Harrison County sports fans these days.  
    Christian Carey just wrapped up an outstanding soccer career at the school.  Shelby Roberts is bowling for the NKU bowling team and of course, Camryn Whitaker continues to be the mastermind behind the Lady Norse basketball team as she coaches them through the perils of Division One basketball.  

  • Shon Walker named to KHSAA Hall of Fame

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Cynthiana’s Shon Walker was named Sunday to the 2018 class of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s Hall of Fame.  Walker joins 12 other inductees who will be formally honored with their induction on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the Hilton hotel in Lexington.
    The 1992 Mr. Baseball award winner, Shon Walker set KHSAA single season records for home runs and runs scored which still stand 25 years later.  

  • Basketball galore

    Finally, there is basketball.  
    College football is still intriguing and bowl bids will be won, lost and decided this weekend which is exciting but finally high school basketball.  
    In fact, high school sports in general and even middle school volleyball has allowed me to be distracted from the national media barrage of who stood and who didn’t.

  • Sports Beats

    HCMS volleyball wins at
    Robert Campbell and at
    The Harrison County Middle School Fillies volleyball team traveled to Winchester last Thursday and came away with two wins and a tie. 
    The sixth grade split with the home team 21-16, 15-21.  The seventh grade won 21-10, 21-12 and the eighth grade won easily 21-10, 21-3.  
    Friday, they traveled to Richmond to face Clark-Moores Middle School.  The sixth grade won 21-9, 21-2. The seventh grade went down to defeat 8-21, 9-21 and the eighth grade won 23-21, 21-7.

  • Sports This Week

    Nov. 22- Nov. 29

    Fillies Basketball
    Monday, Nov. 27 at Tates Creek JV/V  6/7:30 PM
    Wednesday, Nov. 29 vs. Montgomery Co. (H) Freshman  6:30 PM

    Breds Basketball
    Tuesday, Nov. 28 vs. LCA (H) JV/V  6/7:30 PM
    Wednesday, Nov. 29 at Montgomery Co. Freshman  6:30 PM

    HCMS volleyball
    Tuesday, Nov. 28 vs. Royal Springs (H) 5:30 PM