Today's News

  • Sports this week

    Wednesday, Dec. 3, Dunbar Quad, Lexington
    Saturday, Dec. 6, Rumble on the Hilltop,10:30 a.m.

    Fillies Basketball
    Wednesday, Dec. 3, at Montgomery Co. Freshman, 6 p.m.
    Friday, Dec. 5,Nicholas Co. B/G DH, Varsity, 6 p.m.
    Saturday, Dec. 6, Bracken Co. Freshman 10 a.m.
    Saturday, Dec. 6, at Lloyd Memorial Shootout Varsity vs. St. Henry, 2 p.m.
    Tuesday, Dec. 9, at Ryle JV/V 6/7:30 p.m.
    Wednesday, Dec. 10, Bourbon Co. Freshman 6:30 p.m.

    Thorobreds Basketball

  • Tips to stay safe in winter weather

    (StatePoint) Winter weather can bring with it the potential for slippery steps, power outages and other seasonal hazards. By being prepared in advance, you can weather the storm more comfortably and safely.
    Here are some crucial things to consider this season:
    Staying Powered
    While reading by candlelight is charming when it is by choice, a power outage is a different story. Losing power is not just an inconvenience; it could mean being unable to communicate with loved ones, spoiled food, and dangerous dips in indoor temperature.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: No births reported this week.
    A building next to City Hall, 106 E. Pleasant St., was demolished at a cost of $10,500. The city commission attempted to sell the building in hopes that it would be renovated. The building was one of the oldest in Cynthiana and was recently home to the Harrison County REACT.

  • Blue Grass Energy hosts annual 12 Days of Giving

    Blue Grass Energy and its employees will host their sixth annual 12 Days of Giving Dec. 1-16. During the first 12 business days of December, the cooperative is collecting nonperishable food for local pantries and items for patients at UK Children’s Hospital.
    “Blue Grass Energy’s purpose is ‘making life better, the cooperative way’ and our 12 Days of Giving campaign does just that,” said Denise Myers, Blue Grass Energy spokeswoman. “We know many in our area are struggling this time of year, and this is a small way we can help.”

  • Live or fresh-cut

    It is hard to believe that the holiday season is upon us. I have family visiting for Christmas so this means a bigger tree than normal; if you are going to travel to come see us, this is the least I can do. Plus, it is fun to find the “perfect” tree that fits your space and holds precious ornaments with style.
    So, which type of tree reflects your holiday?
    Do you get a fresh-cut, artificial, balled and burlapped?  Or do you just go out-of-town and let someone else do the decorating?  

  • Memories are made for Sunrise Homemaker Club

    The Sunrise Homemaker Club traveled to Lexington, Ky. on June 9 to visit Peggy Barlow at the Willows Assisted Living Center. Our Club usually did an end of year trip and decided a visit to see Barlow, shopping at Hamburg and eating out sounded like a fun day.
    Barlow, a long time member of the club, had not been active for a few years and could no longer stay in her home in Harrison County. It was a great day for her and she was anxiously awaiting our visit.

  • Score 'N' More
  • Family member charged in Thanksgiving burglary

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    The grandson of a couple whose home was burglarized on Thanksgiving day was arrested within hours of the incident.

    Logan Duncan, 20, was arrested at 1:30 a.m. at a residence on Oddville Avenue on Friday, Nov. 28.

  • HCVFD receives new rescue truck from Florida

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Christmas came early to  Harrison County residents courtesy of the county fire district when the volunteer fire department welcomed the arrival of a state-of-the-art dedicated rescue truck the Monday afternoon before Thanksgiving.

  • 10 cars, 10 accidents, 10 minutes: Black ice blamed for multi-vehicle mishap

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Black ice was the culprit behind a multi-vehicle accident scene that wrecked 10 cars in less than 10 minutes early Saturday morning, Nov. 22, at the intersection of U.S. 62 east and Hugh Hand Road.