Today's News

  • Fillies, Thorobreds participate in indoor meet at Mason County

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County track team had some members run in the Mason County Indoor Track Meet along with runners from 17 other male teams and 14 female teams.  
    Sophomore Haley Creech became the first Harrison County girl to pole vault inside and cleared 7 feet to finish third.  

  • Archers compete in NASP Region 8 Tournament, Sumpter first overall

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County High School, middle school and elementary archery teams visited northern Kentucky Saturday to compete in the NASP Region 8 Tournament.  
    The best team showing came from the Westside Elementary archers who finished third of nine teams with a total of 2,695.  
    New Haven won with 3,014 followed by Piner with 2,896.  

  • A positively good time in Indianapolis

    Patti tells me often before I write my column to be positive. I sometimes find it difficult to do so but this week I do not.  
    We had a great time in Indianapolis Saturday and Sunday.
    Sure no one likes to lose, but we played hard and at the end of the day that is really all a coach can ask his or her team to do. Playing smart would also be nice. Teams don’t always do that, but that is not positive.
    There are several observations that I would like to make about the weekend.

  • Sports beat

    Eighth annual Jody Wachter Bowling Tournament held at Galactic Alley
    The eighth annual Jody Wachter Memorial Bowling Tournament was held Jan. 23-24 and Jan. 30-31 at Galactic Alley in Cynthiana.
    Joyland Bowl of Lexington cranked out the top score with a three-game total of 3,439. The Crew from Cynthiana finished in second place, falling 27 pins short. The five-man team from Cynthiana was composed of Jim Holland, Ryan Crew, Aaron Hicks, Nick Marcum and Stan Holland.

  • Bowling results

    Cynthiana Business Feb. 3
    Galactic Alley W 62.5/L  33.5
    B/L Dry W 61.5/L  34.5
    CW’s Crew W 58/L 38
    Wachter Roofing W 57/L 39
    Legacy Log & Timber W 53/L 43
    Six Pack W 50/L 46
    Perkins Tire & Lube W 48/L 48
    D’s Nutz W 48/L 48
    Premier Carpet Cleaning W 47/L 49
    N.R.G. Landscaping W 44/L 52
    Hisle Motorsports W 40/L 56
    Double O Trail W 36/L 60
    Bluegrass Bowling & Golf Supp W 34/L 62
    Butlerwhatknots W 33/L 63

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Jan. 18 -- At 1:34 p.m., Tammy Swinford reported that forged checks had been drawn on an account for which she was power of attorney. Police are seeking charges against Jesse Swinford, who told police he had cashed the checks.
    Jan. 25 -- At 5:48 a.m., police were called to Shell Apple Market where an individual reached across the counter and took money while the cashier was waiting on customers. The man was described as a white male wearing a brown ball cap, a red hooded jacket and blue jeans.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Jan. 19--Dep. Robert Peak cited Douglas Spigles for speeding 87 in a 55; failure to produce insurance card.
    Feb. 2--Dep. Nathan Gasser arrested Starla Shields on a Fayette County District Court bench warrant for failure to appear.
    Feb. 2--Dep. Robert Peak arrested Paula Clay for public intoxication.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Feb. 1, 2016
    Estate of Jeffrey Todd Adams, probate hearing; passed, no one present.
    Estate of Mary Frances McKinley Burton, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Gary Wayne Callahan, probate hearing; bond approved, order entered to be released.
    Estate of Robert W. Hedges, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.

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  • Crossword Puzzle

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