Today's News

  • Taste of Home Cooking School brings taste of fall to Cynthiana Nov. 12

    The perfect recipe for creating new memories with loved ones includes good friends, good conversation and, of course, great food. As home cooks across the country head back to the kitchen to cook up fall’s comforting favorites, the Taste of Home Cooking School is preparing to share seasonal recipes that are certain to delight.  

  • County looks at interest rate for courthouse improvements


    To clarify confusion about the interest rate quoted  for the courthouse renovation project, Judge Executive Alex Barnett asked R. J. Palmer of Civic Finance Advisors to explain to fiscal court members why the estimated 1.92 percent interest rate suddenly became a 2.95 percent estimate.

  • City OKs swap with library for its expansion

    The Cynthiana City Commissioners agreed to swap pavement for pavement at Tuesday’s meeting to accommodate a library building project.

    James Gray, a member of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library board,  told commissioners that the library has outgrown its facility.

  • Federal government shut down creates local frustrations

    Those looking for the most immediate affect of the federal government shutdown on Harrison County can listen to the voice mail from the Department of Soil and Water Conservation announcing its indefinite closure.

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  • Soccer Fillies drop close match to Scott, senior night washed out

    Wednesday night, Oct. 3, was scheduled to be Senior Night for the Harrison County Fillies when they played host to the Lady Panthers of Frankfort.  
    Unfortunately, Mother Nature did not cooperate and lightning doomed the match which was cancelled after a few minutes were played in the varsity contest.  
    Frankfort arrived late and the junior varsity match was cut in half with the two playing to a scoreless tie though Harrison County outplayed the Frankfort junior varsity.  

  • Freshmen remain undefeated whipping Lewis Co. 26-0

    Luke Slucher and Dalton Moore took turns scoring on short touchdown runs as the Harrison County freshman football team improved to 6-0 with a 26-0 win over Lewis County.  
    The score was 12-0 at the half with Slucher scoring first on a two-yard run followed by an identical run by Moore for the second score.  
    Both point-after kicks were no good.  
    In the second half, Slucher carried one in from seven yards out and Moore finished the touchdowns with a three-yard romp.  

  • Breds soccer defeats Grant County, lose senior night battle to John Hardin

    The Harrison County Thorobreds soccer team went on the road Thursday traveling to Dry Ridge to take on the Grant County Braves.  
    The Breds played very well from the start of this match as they attacked from the first whistle and did not let up.  
    The first goal came in the first half as Jesse Klapheke just out-hustled the opponent to a pass from Noah Mitchell.  Mitchell took the ball from three defenders to get the ball to Klapheke and Jesse blew it past the goal keeper.  

  • Highlands flies past Thorobreds Friday in 77-0 offensive display

    The No. 1-ranked team in Class 4A showed that its ranking was no mistake as the Bluebirds ran over the Harrison County Thorobreds 77-0 Friday night in Fort Thomas.  
    The Bluebirds scored on 10 of their 11 offensive possessions as the Thorobreds’ defense continued to have trouble tackling their opponents.  
    It wasn’t only tackling though as the Bluebirds showed anyone who wanted to see how a well-oiled football machine plays the game.  

  • This brings back memories

    I saw in the Lexington paper that Ron Bevars has retired as basketball coach at North Hardin High School.  
    I realize that many of you do not know him or recognize the name but some of you do and this brings back a flood of memories for me.  
    My late brother, Jim, was chairman of the Hardin County School Board for four or five terms and Bevars became a good friend of his and of his family.