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Today's News

  • Ag department has rain barrels

    The Harrison County High School Agriculture Education Department is taking orders for rain barrels. The students in the agriculture construction class have created a set of rain barrels to auction off to the community and/or for local businesses. 

    Due to the overwhelming feedback from the community, the students have decided to take up an order for rain barrels as a fundraiser.

  • Spooky Boo Wow parade is Oct. 25

    The annual Spooky Boo Wow parade will be held at Flat Run Veterans’ Park this year.

    Registration for  the Saturday, Oct. 25, parade will begin at 11 a.m. with the parade starting at noon. Registration is $5 per dog with proceeds to benefit the Humane Society of Harrison County’s spay/neuter program for shelter and community pets.

  • Third Annual Blessing Ball

    Residents of Parkside Manor and Shadylawn Personal Care Homes made the 10-mile journey to Leesburg Church for the third annual Blessing Ball. Participants included guests from Harrison and Scott County Adult Day, members of the Cynthiana and surrounding communities, and for the first time this year-guests from the Pendleton County Adult Day.

  • It's the party, dummy

    You know what really irks me? When people at work don’t turn off the bathroom light when they’re done.
    Our company is trying to reduce expenses and one of the easiest things to do is Turn. Off. The. Light!

  • Community Calendar 10-16-14

    THURSDAY, Oct. 16
    Harrison County Historical Society
    will meet Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Hospice of the Bluegrass building, 1317 US Hwy. 62 East. Speaker will be Terry Harris, reference clerk of the Christine Burgan Kentucky Room, at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library, on death records, births, property records and more.
    FRIDAY, Oct. 17

  • Four cases head to court for delinquent occupational tax bills

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Out of 19 criminal complaints against local business owners for non-payment of Harrison County occupational taxes, four are scheduled to go to trial soon, according to attorney Ed Culbertson in a report to the fiscal court  at its regular meeting Tuesday evening.

  • Salt supply expected to be scarce this winter, says commissioner

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    The first snow of the season may still be weeks away, but local officials are already concerned that there will not be enough salt to last the winter.

  • Volleyball heads into last week of regular season with Fillies Fling

    Since Oct. 5, the Harrison County Fillies volleyball team has played matches with seven different opponents through Monday.  
    On Monday night, Bourbon County visited the Hilltop and went away with a straight set defeat at the hands of the Fillies.  
    The Fillies won the first set, 25-16, but trailed early in the second before tying at 19 points each. From there the Fillies pulled away to win 25-19.  
    The third set saw Harrison County run out to a big lead and coast in at 25-13.  

  • Sports this week

    Oct. 15 -22
    Volleyball
    Wednesday, Oct.15, vs. Grant Co. varsity 7:30 p.m.
    Tuesday, Oct. 21, vs. Robertson Co. at Nicholas Co. District 6 p.m.
    Wednesday, Oct. 22, Championship Match at Nicholas Co. 7 p.m.
    Fillies soccer
    Wednesday, Oct. 21, District Championship at Mason Co. 7 p.m.
    Thorobreds soccer
    Thursday, Oct. 16, vs Mason County, District at Pendleton Co. 7 p.m.
    Saturday, Oct. 18, District championship at Pendleton County, 3 p.m.
    Football
    Saturday, Oct. 18, at Covington Catholic 1 p.m.

  • Fillies beat Mason County in district opener, advance to Wednesday’s finals

    After last week’s 3-0 loss to Franklin County at LeBus Field, Coach Kevin Gaunce was looking for a complete 80-minute effort from his Harrison County Fillies.  
    He got just that Monday in the opener of the 38th District tournament in Maysville.  
    A key stop on a penalty kick by goal keeper Chelsea Ingram propelled the Harrison County Fillies to a 3-1 win over Mason County Monday night as the Fillies advanced to the finals scheduled for Wednesday.