Today's News

  • Great Museum Treasure Hunt
  • Fillies soccer returns eight starters, look to challenge for region title

    As the second-year of Coach Kevin Gaunce’s tenure begins at the helm of the Fillies, he is looking with excitement for the start of the season.  
    “We have a solid group returning and I believe that we can challenge for the region title,” said Gaunce Saturday morning.  
    There are a few issues though, with the first replacing the seniors that were key parts on last year’s team.  
    Goal keeper Chelsea Ingram graduated, leaving open the spot that she had held for several seasons.  

  • Harrison High golf teams face busy schedule with optimism

    Coach Jason Crisp held tryouts last week for the 2015 Harrison County High School golf team but other than the middle school boys, there were few new faces.  
    The tryouts, held at the Cynthiana Country Club, welcomed six Fillies golfers and 11 Thorobreds on the hot days of Wednesday and Thursday.
    The Fillies will be led by returning number one player, junior Sarah Holland.  Holland was very competitive in most meets last year and worked very hard this off season to improve her game.  

  • Terry Jones, Anthony Hitch win 2015 Jungle Golf Tournament

    The weather was great for Saturday and Sunday morning, but the rains came and washed out the last nine holes of the 2015 Jungle Golf Tournament at the Cynthiana Country Club.  
    There was a three-way tie at the end of 27 holes and a scorecard playoff gave the win to Terry Jones and Anthony Hitch.   
    The identical score of 92 was also carded by the teams of Mike Wachter/Jon Hatfield and Anthony Shirley/Justin Steele.  

  • Burley Belles Tournament is this Friday and Saturday

    The Cynthiana Country Club’s Ladies Golf Association will host the 46th Annual Burley Belles Tournament this Friday and Saturday.  
    Co-chairs Connie Whitaker and Layne McIlvain along with many of the LGA members have been hard at work getting the many details worked out to have a successful tournament.  
    Many of the host LGA members have entered to play in the flighted tournament.  
    Last year, Kay Cox posted the lowest net score in the championship flight and Kathy Grear was third lowest gross score in the second flight.  

  • Local sports and dollars: Should our taxes pay?

    Lately in our fair city and county, there has been much discussion as to the spending of money for recreation. Not only local youth league spending by the Recreation Department, but by the high school has come into question.  
    Most of the high-school spending questions is directed at what the school provides, what do the parents or youth provide and what do the boosters still need to supply.
    The answer to ‘how much does the school supply?’ varies, but for the most part other than facilities the school doesn’t supply all that much.  

  • Sports beat

    Fillies’ youth basketball camp begins Aug. 3
    Coach Kim Furnish and the Harrison County Basketball Fillies will hold their annual camp on Monday, Aug. 3, through Wednesday, Aug. 5.  
    The camp is for kindergarten through eighth grade.  The camp will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. each of the three days.  
    The camp will feature instruction from Furnish and her staff along with some of the current high school team. There will also be a tee-shirt for each participant.  

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Kayleigh Morgan Cain, July 10, daughter of Chief Warrant Officer Victoria (Uptegraft) and Brandon Cain; Jaydon Thomas Smith-Chappell, June 20, son of Karimah Smith and James Chappell; Sarah Elizabeth Pike, June 21, daughter of Joe and Susan Pike; Abigail Grace Roland, May 20, daughter of Gary and Renee Asbury Roland.

  • CHS Class of 1955 holds 60th reunion

    Is there anyone who doesn’t enjoy getting together with classmates and old friends??
    On Saturday, June 27, the Cynthiana High School held it’s annual Alumni Banquet. It was the 60th anniversary of the Class of 1955. This year’s banquet was held at the Harrison County Extension Office on New Lair Road. A meal was prepared and served by B & B Catering of Cynthiana. Officers, trustees and other graduates decorated each table with votive candles and green and white balloons, resulting in a festive look for the banquet.

  • Julien Frederick Evans

    Julien Frederick Evans was born to Tom Zack and Kayleigh Evans of Cynthiana on March 17, 2015 at Georgetown Community Hospital.
    He weighed 8 lbs. 14 oz., and is welcomed by his sister Audrey.
    Maternal grandparents are Tom and Junie Vallandingham of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are William and Sandy Vallandingham of Illinois, Les and Norma Nichols of Oregon, and Rosemary Duckworth of Cynthiana and the late Dillard Duckworth.