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Today's News

  • Cynthiana Suds to celebrate grand opening next Tuesday

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    New business continues to find a home in the historic district of Cynthiana. On Tuesday, March 10, from 12 - 1 p.m., Terry and Betsy Herrington invite the community to the grand opening of their newest local business: Cynthiana Suds.
    The new state-of-the-art, coin-operated laundromat is located in the former Dairy Barn building at 302 N. Main St. near the entrance to Joe B. Hall bridge.

  • Kentucky Bank parent announces dividend

    Kentucky Bancshares, Inc., parent holding company for Kentucky Bank, announces the quarterly dividend to shareholders. The payout will be 26 cents per share, up from 25 cents for the previous quarter. This payment will be made March 31 to shareholders of record March 20, 2015.

  • HMH offers caregiver affidavit form on its website

    In an effort to assist with informing the public in regards to the Caregiver Authorization Law, HMH will place the informational guide and affidavit form on the its website at harrisonmemhosp.com.

  • Community Calendar 3-5-15

    THURSDAY, March 5
    Bookmobile.
    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, March 5 at Community Action Childcare Center at 9:30 a.m.; Cynthiana Baptist Daycare, 10:45 a.m.
    SATURDAY, March 7
    The Riders Up Wheels A Rollin Saddle Club
    will be holding it’s yearly start up meeting Saturday, March 7 at Golden Corral in Georgetown starting at 11 a.m. Will be electing officers, plan dates for rides, and collect dues which are $15 for a family or individual.  Visitors are welcome.

  • Fillies season ends with 60-42 region loss to Scott

    The 38th District Champion Harrison County Fillies could not match up with the Lady Eagles of Scott High Tuesday night losing 60-42 in the 10th Region quarterfinals.  
    The Fillies’ season ends with a deceiving 10-21 record while Scott advances at 20-9.
    The Fillies jumped out to a 6-1 lead to start the game but the speed and physical play of Scott soon wore Harrison County down.  
    By halftime, Scott led 27-15 and the Fillies were in an uphill battle.

  • Fillies District champs with 52-46 win over Lady Devils

    “Our defense was the key,” said Coach Kim Furnish after the Fillies’ thrilling win over Robertson County. “We knew Saner would hit shots; our goal was to take Mitchell out of the game by denying her drive. Maddie K and Whitney took two huge charges to set the tone and deny her the paint.”
    The defensive affect on the game was apparent from the outset as the Fillies slowed the Lady Devils offense to a crawl holding them to only two points in the first period.  

  • Breds lose lead and district title as Wildcats win 73-71

    The Harrison County Thorobreds jumped out to a 15-4 lead to start the game Friday night but failed to hold the lead as they lost the 38th District Championship to Pendleton County 73-71.
    Pendleton County used a three-point-shooting barrage to overcome the Thorobreds in the hotly contested district final.  
    The Wildcats made good on 16 of 25 three-point attempts for the evening to keep pressure on the Thorobreds all night.
    After the early lead for Harrison County, the Wildcats out scored the Breds five to two to close out the period trailing 17-9.  

  • Track team again competes in indoor meet at Mason Co.

    On Saturday, the Harrison County track squad traveled back to Maysville for the final regular season indoor track meet.  
    The field was large due to teams wanting to prepare for the indoor state meet which will also be held at Mason County. This meet will be on Saturday, March 14.  
    “It was important to have this meet today,” said Coach Danny Simpson. “It sharpens our veterans and gives invaluable experience to our freshmen. We didn’t have our best performances but we did pretty well.”

  • School spirit, some show it, some don’t

    The just-completed 38th District Tournament put on display the polar opposites of school spirit.  
    On one end of the pole is Pendleton County and on the other end Harrison County.
    People display their emotions in very different ways and everyone is not the person who takes the school banner and runs from one end of the floor to the other or gets emotional when his/her team makes a great play.  
    I have never been one to yell much during a game or show great emotion for a play as I usually clap and that is about it.  

  • Cynthiana Gems compete well in two competitions

    The Cynthiana Gems youth cheerleading squads competed in the NCA Wildcard Classic on Feb. 21 in Louisville and again on Saturday, Feb. 28, in Lexington at Cheersport.
    The Louisville competition saw both the Sapphires in the Youth Level 1 and the Amethyst in Level 2 score their highest scores for the year.  
    The Sapphires finished third overall only one point behind the winner and a fraction of a point behind the runner-up squad, both from Louisville.