Today's News

  • Fillies third in indoor state championship, Breds sixth

    The Harrison County track team had an impressive performance Saturday in the State Indoor Championship held at Mason County with the Fillies and Breds finishing high in the final standings.  
    Rockcastle County won the girls’ division followed by Mason County and Harrison County.  Fort Campbell was fourth with Waggener, Franklin County, Lexington Catholic, Ashland, Casey County, Highlands, and Fleming County finishing in order in the 11-team field.
    Mason County won the boys’ competition with Fort Campbell only two points behind in second.

  • I always want to be different

    This is a most busy time of the year with basketball in tournament time and the spring and summer sports just getting underway and my mind is full of things to write.  However, I always want to be different from the other sports writers and so my topic or topics will not be what almost all of the Kentucky writers are filling their papers with this week.  
    I do not know anything that I could add to the praise and adoring being heaped on the University of Kentucky basketball team so I am going to leave that to the other writers.

  • Sports this week

    Thursday, March 19, Bryan Station (H) JV/Varsity  6 p.m.
    Friday, March 20, South Laurel at Rowan Co. Varsity 8 p.m.
    Saturday, March 21, Boyd Co. at Rowan Co. Varsity 11 a.m.
    Saturday, March 21, Rowan Co. at Rowan Co. Varsity 1 p.m.
    Wednesday, March 25, Bracken Co. (H) JV/Varsity 6 p.m.
    Friday, March 20, Nicholas Co. (H) 5 p.m.
    Saturday, March 21, Bath Co. (A) 12 p.m.
    Tuesday, March 24, GRC (A) 5:30 p.m.
    Wednesday, March 25, Paris (A) 5 p.m.

  • Veterans dot Fillies lineup as season begins

    The Harrison County Fillies softball team takes to the field Tuesday against Campbell County with a core group of veterans.  
    Gone from last year’s starting squad is second baseman Cathy Chasteen so at least seven starters return at various positions.
    Infielders Macy Martin, Bailey Conley, Jami Davis, Haley Powers and Courtney Newsom return to solidify the interior defense. Outfielders Shelby Ishmael and MaKayla Tucker return to left and right fields.  

  • Harrison County finishes first in state Push/Pull Championship

    The Harrison County weight lifting contingent, coached by Rob McCann, traveled to North Bullitt High School Saturday and came home with first place in the small school combined category.  
    There were seven teams in this division out of the 13 overall that competed Saturday.  
    In total, there were 87 junior varsity competitors, 88 varsity with a total of 195 overall.  

  • Score 'N' More
  • Museum Musings

    * Log Cabin, Sept. 14, 1906 -- “The Cynthiana Carriage Co. has sold to John T. Rohr of Sunrise, a handsome hearse. The company is doing a large business at this time.” (Cynthiana Carriage Co.-2015, the site of Jetubs)
    * Cynthiana Democrat, Jan. 4, 1951 -- “Effective Monday, Jan. 1, Cincinnati and Chattanooga Trains Nos. 15 and 16, on the Sourthern Railway, were discontinued. Mail trucks are now serving the various points on the rail line, and Train No. 30 is carrying come of the mail formerly handled by Train No. 15.”

  • Woman’s Club of Harrison Co. meet for March luncheon

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met Friday, March 13 at Hospice of the Bluegrass for their monthly luncheon.
    Anna Ruth McLoney, president, welcomed members and guests and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.  
    Sonya Frazier offered the blessing of the meal. Layne Tussey catered the luncheon. She prepared a meal of pistachio salad, oven fried chicken breasts, creamed lima beans, rolls and chocolate cake.  

  • Case hosts March Omega chapter meeting

    Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met Monday, March 2 at the home of Cheryl Case. Eleven members answered roll call by telling the number of children their grandparents had.
    Charlene Dawson, president, announced a new slate of officers to be installed at the May meeting. They are: president, Judy Judy; vice president, Cheryl Case; recording secretary, Kay Cox; corresponding secretary, Lois Judy; treasurer, Pat Terhune; extension officer, Charlene Dawson.
    Bonnie Teater did a review of the Grey Book on elections, voting, and installation of new officers.

  • Kailyn Rosalie Mae Rowell

    Kailyn Rosalie Mae Rowell was born to George and Charity Rowell of Cynthiana on March 7, 2015 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 7 lbs., and is welcomed by her brothers, LeLand and Clayton Rowell.
    Maternal grandparents are C.J. and Mary Current of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Stanley and Dorothy Fryman and James and Elsie Current.
    Paternal grandparents are Marvin and Kay Rowell of Oakachoobee, Fla. and Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Carl and Rosalie Fossitt and Woodrow Rowell.