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Today's News

  • God uses pastor’s mentor as vehicle for his calling

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    When people talk about the  1997 flood, they talk about the effort to restore buildings damaged by high waters. 

  • Community Calendar 1-15-15

    FRIDAY, Jan. 16
    Bookmobile.
    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Jan. 16 at New Beginnings at 10:30 a.m.; Our Little Miracles, 11 a.m.; Parkside Manor, 11:30 a.m.; Shady Lawn, 12 p.m.; Robynwood Heights, 3 p.m.; Edgemont, 3:45 p.m.

  • City reinstates police chief’s position in special meeting

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    It was without fanfare that the Cynthiana City Commission reinstated Police Chief Ray Johnson’s duties and responsibilities at a special called meeting last Friday evening.

  • Over four pounds of marijuana seized, one arrested

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    A Harrison County man was arrested and charged with trafficking when he was found with approximately 4.5 pounds of marijuana in his possession.

  • Charges made against Cynthiana man after alleged heroin discovery

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    A Cynthiana man was arrested Wednesday morning after police found a cache of drugs and money while searching for a different suspect.

  • Dr. Matthew Shotwell joins HMH medical staff

    The staff of Harrison Memorial Hospital announces the addition of Matthew Shotwell, M.D., to its medical staff.
    Shotwell is an interventional cardiologist who specializes in pacemakers, defibrillators and in performing cardiac catheterization procedures at HMH.

  • Wrestlers finish 9th at North Hardin with limited roster

    The Harrison County High School wrestling team sent a group of nine wrestlers to Radcliff Saturday to battle in the North Hardin Invitational.  
    Illness and injury have plagued the grapplers as of late and has severely limited practice and meet participation.
    Three members of Harrison County’s wrestling team continued Saturday to compile an outstanding series of matches for the season.  
    Kellon Williams finished in first place with a decision over Hunter Ruber of Walton Verona and a pin over Josh Mullins of Newport.  

  • HCMS cheerleaders finish third in state competition

    Saturday at Eastern Kentucky University the Harrison County Middle School cheerleaders competed against the other 13 region winners from around the Commonwealth.  Only region winners are eligible to compete for the state championship and the HCMS squad won its regional title in November and went on to finish third Saturday.  
    The cheerleaders, coached by Kenzie Whalen Leathers, performed advanced stunt sequences and tumbling skills during their routine. They had nearly a clean routine until one side of the pyramid fell on the very last part of the routine.  

  • Colts play at home, Frankfort and Paris over five days

    The Harrison County Middle School Colts played host to Royal Springs Thursday and traveled to Frankfort and Paris on Monday and Tuesday as they continue a very busy schedule.  
    The sixth grade Colts improved to 6-5 on the year as they defeated Frankfort and Paris.  
    At Frankfort on Monday, the sixth grade squad rallied from a first-quarter deficit and led by 22-19 at the half. They then held off the Panthers for a 36-32 win.  

  • Fillies’ Gray and Philpott on Scholastic Ball Report Saturday

    Harrison County will have two Fillies players, Whitney Gray and Madison Philpott, on the Scholastic Ball Report this Saturday at 11:30 on WKYT Channel 27.  
    The show’s host, Gary Ball, contacted Coach Kim Furnish who will accompany the girls on Monday to inquire about the girls attending the program.      
    Gray, who is a senior, was a member of the Governor’s Scholar program last summer held at Murray State University. Whitney has a 4.1 GPA and has scored a 33 on the ACT.