Today's News

  • Think you know all about Scouting? Think again...

    After I passed age 40, I resolved to dispense with the whole business of “regret.”
    Unlike many of my other personal resolutions, I’ve done pretty well with this one. But even so, there are times when you encounter something so cool, you just wish you could turn back the clock.

  • Fast Max robbery suspect arrested

    Less than 24 hours after Cynthiana's Fast Max was robbed, police have a suspect in custody.

    Zachary Massey, 24, Cynthiana, was arrested Thursday morning and charged with first degree robbery. 

    Fast Max was robbed Wednesday night for a second time within the last three months.

  • Fast Max robbed again Wednesday night

    Cynthiana's Fast Max was robbed Wednesday night for a second time within the last three months.

    Cynthiana E911 was notified at 5:41 p.m. by the clerk at Fast Max that the store had been robbed. Fast Max is located on U.S. 27 South at KY 32.


    Details of the robbery have not been released pending the outcome of an on-going investigation.

    Det. Alan Judy with the Cynthiana Police Department said police are continuing to review security videos and interview possible witnesses.

  • Is wanting ‘more’ a blessing or a curse?

    For years I thought that the best gift I could receive was the gift of “more.”
    It seemed that no matter what I had in my life, it was never enough. There were times that from the outside my life appeared “picture perfect.”

  • Church News 12-4-14

    The annual Christmas fellowship to benefit the scholarship fund will be held Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church.
    Please attend and support this effort.

    “Walk Through Bethlehem”

  • Community Calendar 12-4-14

    THURSDAY, Dec. 4
    Women’s Book Group.
    Thursday, Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. The book for discussion will be Wonderland Creek by Lynn Austin. Participants can pick up a copy of the book at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Annex.

    FRIDAY, Dec. 5
    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Dec. 5 at Community Action Childcare Center at 9:30 a.m.; Cynthiana Baptist Daycare, 10:45 a.m.

  • School audit gives excellent rating

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    To say that the annual independent audit report of the Harrison County School system to the school board last week was glowing would be a gross understatement. 

  • Thompson’s 33 points leads Breds to opening win

    Senior Trent Thompson scored 22 points in the first half and finished with a game high 33 to lead the Harrison County basketball Thorobreds to a 64-48 win over St. Patrick Tuesday night on the Hilltop.
    The game was close throughout the first half with St. Patrick jumping out to as much as a five-point lead early before the Breds regained the lead at the end of the first quarter.  
    St. Patrick’s senior forward, Andrew Sticklen, scored 11 points in the opening period to put the Saints down only one point at 21-20 at the quarter’s end.  

  • Wrestlers finish fifth in 12-team meet

    Harrison County’s wrestling team, with varsity and middle school athletes, started the season with an impressive performance at Bryan Station Saturday.  The Thorobreds finished fifth in the 12-team meet.
    Five of the returning veteran wrestlers were undefeated while newcomers Chase Blanton and Malcolm Walker were also standouts, according to Coach Luke Tucker.  

  • Fillies roll over Scott County in season opener 62-49

    Coach Kim Furnish’s Harrison County Fillies rolled out to a big lead and cruised to an opening night win over the Scott County Lady Cardinals Monday on the Hilltop.  
    The Fillies led at the end of each quarter expanding the lead in each eight-minute segment except for the fourth quarter. The Harrison County girls tired a little and the Lady Cards edged a little closer in the final 62-49 game.
    The second quarter was about two minutes old when the Fillies scored eight straight points to take a 13-to-12 advantage to 21-13.