Today's News

  • Put that hammer down

    In my spare time I work as a freelance writer for an online content company writing home improvement articles for several national businesses and also catalog copy for Sears’ and Kmart’s websites.

  • Christmas: The grand interruption

    It was a day like any other day. Another full work day was over and I returned home. I walked into the house and my wife told me that she was pregnant.

  • Audit of Harrison County Sheriff’s tax settlement released

    State Auditor Adam Edelen has released the audit of the sheriff’s settlement - 2013 taxes for Harrison County Sheriff Bruce Hampton. State law requires the auditor to annually audit the accounts of each county sheriff. In compliance with this law, the auditor issues two sheriff’s reports each year: one reporting on the audit of the sheriff’s tax account and the other reporting on the audit of the fee account used to operate the office.

  • Church News 12-18-14

    The Cynthiana Christian Church, 202 N. Main St., invites the community to their Candlelight Communion Service, Wednesday, Dec. 24.

  • Lee’s Famous Recipe reopens U.S. 27 South location

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    After only a few months of being closed, new management has stepped in to re-open the Lee’s Famous Recipe restaurant on U.S. 27 south.

  • Breds lose two close games, play in Murphy Classic Friday

    The Harrison County Thorobreds saw their record fall to 4-3 for the year as they lost two games last weekend.  Top-10-rated Holmes edged the Breds on Friday, 65-57, and undefeated Augusta shot their way past the Thorobreds Saturday, 72-64.
    On Friday night, the Breds started quickly, but Holmes used a rebounding edge to take a 19-14 lead by the end of the first quarter.  
    The Thorobreds were playing without forward Trenton Thompson, who is averaging 28 points per game, and more crucially in this contest almost six rebounds a game.  

  • LV Singers registration underway

    The Licking Valley Singers Community Choir is now registering new members for its 2015 spring session. LV Singers is an “all comers” non-auditioned community choir open to everyone. 

    Spring session begins Thursday, Jan. 22, with spring concert dates being Friday, April 24, and Sunday, April 26. 

  • Det. Judy promoted to sergeant

    During a special meeting of the Cynthiana City Commission Tuesday afternoon, Det. Alan Judy of the Cynthiana Police Department was promoted to shift sergeant.

    Safety Commissioner Gary Brunker said four officers applied for the promotion. One of the applicants, he said, was not yet eligible and one was no longer with the department.

  • Fillies snap skid with 68-45 whipping of Lady Hounds

    Monday night was a good night to be a Fillie on the Hilltop as the Harrison County Fillies defeated Paris 68-45 to snap a four-game losing streak.  
    On top of the varsity victory, the junior varsity, led by Emma Darnell’s 13 points, won their first game of the season. Winning 32-26 over the Paris junior varsity.  
    The junior varsity had dropped three games last week 21-13 to Ryle; 38-14 to Nicholas County; and 26-16 to Dixie Heights.

  • Community Calendar 12-18-14

    MONDAY, Dec. 22
    - The Cynthiana City Commission will hold a special called meeting at City Hall on Monday, Dec. 22.