Today's News

  • People need to be able to say ‘You too?’

    A few months ago, the one I call my uncle dad was out shooting a gun and the noise did something to his hearing so now people sound like Donald Duck to him.
    Since then he’s had a lot of people who are also hard of hearing commiserate with him.
    He says it’s comforting to be able to say, “You too?” However, he really, really, really wants his hearing back.

  • Conservatiion District looking for Licking River Water Watch volunteers

    The Licking River Watershed Watch (LRWW), Inc., established in 1998 as part of the Kentucky Watershed Watch Program, is a 501c3 non-profit organization that spans 19 counties from eastern Kentucky to Northern Kentucky.  
    The LRWW works to protect, improve and restore the waters of the Licking River Basin by promoting water quality monitoring, public education, and citizen action, as a volunteer citizen-based organization.

  • USDA expands safety-net for dairy operations

     Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces that dairy farms participating in the Margin Protection Program (MPP) can now update their production history when an eligible family member joins the operation. The voluntary program, established by the 2014 Farm Bill, protects participating dairy producers when the margin – the difference between the price of milk and feed costs – falls below levels of protection selected by the applicant.

  • Calendar

    THURSDAY, April 28
    Puppet Show/Author Visit. Thursday, April 28 at 4 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Author visit by Eddie Price (Little Miss Grubby Toes). Recommended for ages 3 through 3rd grade.
    Women’s Book Group. Thursday, April 28 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The book for discussion will be Lone Wolf by Jodi Picoult. Copies can be picked up at the children’s circulation desk.

  • 75 compete in Chamber-sponsored 5K

    Last Saturday we kicked off the Triple Crown Road Race Series with the Runway 5K at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport.
    Although the day ended up being beautiful, it was a little chilly that morning for our runners.

  • Board puts students first in Harrison County

    It’s about leveling the playing field; about everyone in a classroom on the first day of school starting off with a brand new box of crayons.
    The Harrison County Board of Education voted Tuesday to continue to provide back-to-school school supplies for elementary and middle school students and to not charge fees for high school students.
    The price tag is $52,000.
    It’s a small price to pay.
    Superintendent Andy Dotson told board members that many students were coming to school not prepared.

  • Breds split two in Hometown Pharmacy/Frank Shoop Classic

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County Thorobreds beat Lexington Christian, 3-0, Friday behind three-hit pitching from Nathan Fryman as they won the opening game of the Hometown Pharmacy/Frank Shoop Classic.  
    Fryman struck out six and walked only one in easily his best outing of the season.  
    The Breds also picked up only three hits but made the most of three Eagle errors to score the three runs to win the contest.  

  • Davis hurls no-hitter Thursday, Garnett wins 200th Monday night

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County Fillies defeated Pendleton County 15-0 Thursday evening on Shirley Field behind a no-hitter fired by senior Jami Davis.  
    Davis faced the minimum in four innings of pitching as she struck out eight and walked none while her teammates played error-free ball on defense.  
    The Fillies scored three runs in both the first and second innings before blasting out to a 13-0 lead in the bottom of the third.  

  • Track team runs at Dunbar, hosts 47th annual invitational

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County track teams ran in a tough 11-team meet last Tuesday at Dunbar and then played host to eight other schools in the 47th annual Harrison County Invitational on Saturday.
    Tuesday’s competition was extremely tough as the teams participating were, for the most part, the larger in the area.
    Bryan Station won the girls’ portion of the meet and Scott County took the boys’ part.  

  • Fillies tennis sweep Paris and Bracken Co., point toward Big 4

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County Fillies tennis team prepared for the Big 4 Tournament this Saturday by dispatching Paris and Bracken County last week.  
    The Big 4 Tournament pits the Harrison County team against George Rogers Clark, Montgomery County and Campbell County on the Harrison County courts.
    Last Tuesday, April 19, the Fillies blanked Paris 5-0 in a convincing manner.