Today's News

  • Grapplers finish 2nd in HCIWT

    The host Harrison County Thorobreds went 4-1 on the day and finished second overall in the annual Harrison County Invitational Wrestling Tournament on Dec. 27 at Harrison County Middle School gymnasium.

    The Breds registered wins in the dual meet format against Ashland Blazer, Danville, Dixie Heights and Montgomery County, and lost to eventual champion Seneca.

    Seneca went undefeated in its five matches. Seneca and Harrison County both had five wrestlers who won their respective weight classes.

  • Preston Wayne Hughes

    Preston Wayne Hughes was born to Barry and Pamela (Howard) Hughes on Nov. 20, 2008 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Ky. He weighed 9 lbs. 10 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Gary and Sandra Howard of Paris, Ky.

    Paternal grandparents are Richard and Jane Hughes of Winchester, Ohio.

  • Mattmiller doesn't have "political experience" for mayor pro-tem

    To the Editor:

    On March 30, 198 1, the United States faced the tumultuous situation of having its leader incapacitated when President Regan was hit by a would-be assassin’s bullet. That day, in the absence of Vice President Bush, American’s heard the infamous words of Secretary of State Alexander Haig who pompously proclaimed “I am in control here!”

  • Cynthiana Police Report


    Case Reports

    Dec. 19 – At 10:29 p.m., police investigated a domestic situation on Pike Street.

    Dec. 24 – At 1:03 p.m., police investigated a domestic on Elm Street between a father and son. During the course of the argument, two vehicles were damaged.

    Dec. 24 – At 4:01 p.m. Andrea Byers, Ashwood Drive, reported that a computer, camera and camcorder were taken from her home. Value of the missing items was $1,400.

  • Moore to graduate from Berea College

    Cynthiana resident LeAnn Moore was one of 68 seniors who took part in Berea College’s Recognition Service for mid-year graduates on Dec. 7. The ceremony honors students expected to complete degree requirements by February 2009. Moore, who is majoring in German, is the daughter of Glen and Nancy Moore and granddaughter of Chuck Palmer of Cynthiana.

  • Organizers invite community to MLK Day events

    We are proud to announce once again that on Jan. 19, 2009 we will be Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Day. We are celebrating this wonderful day with a march starting at 10 a.m. at Ebenezer United Methodist Church. The length of march will be determined by the weather and yet not unbearable. We are hoping for a big turn out with much more participation than ever. The march will leads us back to Ebenezer United Methodist Church where we will have our special services. Our guest speaker for the day will be Mary Evans Sias. Please come out and fellowship with us and make this a great event.

  • Breds drop dual to Bourbon, compete in Five Star

    In something of an upset, Harrison County was nipped by visiting Bourbon County last Wednesday at Southside Elementary, 34-33.

    Harrison County coach Russ Riegel shouldered much of the blame for the Breds close loss to the Colonels.

    “No question, I played it too close to the vest and probably didn’t evaluate Bourbon County’s talent very well,” explained Riegel. “I would say that evaluating their talent and guessing wrong probably caused the loss to Bourbon County.”

  • HCHS Cheerleaders win 10th Region KAPOS competition

    Congratulations to the  Harrison County High School cheerleaders for an outstanding performance on Saturday Jan. 10, at Mason County High School. Harrison County won the Super Large Cheerleading Division at the KAPOS 10th Region Cheer Competition. 

    According to the Kapos web-site, “They (Harrison County) had outstanding execution and spirit throughout their two and one half minute routine.”

    Harrison County will now advance to the KAPOS State At-Large Championships to be held in Bowling Green on Feb. 14.

  • School Menus

    Jan. 19-23

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.



    MONDAY: No School

    TUESDAY: Cereal, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Pancakes, sausage, syrup, juice choices, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: Cereal, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: French toast, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.


    MONDAY: No School

    TUESDAY: Sausage biscuit or cereal, toast and jelly, fruit or juice, variety of milk.

  • Saints beat Fillies

    After going 3-1 in Bourbon County’s Kentucky Bank Holiday Tournament to wrap-up the 2008 portion of this season’s schedule, the Harrison County Fillies have found the sledding tough through two games in 2009.

    On Monday night, Harrison County traveled to Maysville and was defeated by a very good St. Patrick squad, 59-46.

    Harrison County fell behind early and could never quite catch up with the Saints.