Today's News

  • Cynthiana Police Report


    Case reports

    Aug. 23 – At 3:49 p.m., Benjamin Sparks, Russ Avenue, reported a burglary at 202 W. Pearl St. An air conditioner was pushed in to gain entrance into the home. Missing from the home were five gold chains, five gold pendants and four pair gold earrings.

    Aug. 25 – At 8:29 p.m., Tammy Frizell reported that her son’s bicycle was taken from her backyard.

  • Thorobreds 3-1 after late touchdown pass downs Scott Eagles

    In a game where two thirds of Harrison County’s offensive plays were rushes, a big Joe Korona to Shane Fowler touchdown hook up spelled the difference as the Breds edged past Scott High 28-22 Friday night. 

    The game, which was played at Dixie Heights’ beautiful complex, was close throughout.  

  • Calendar

    THURSDAY, Sept. 23

    Historical Book Group. Thursday, Sept. 23 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The book for discussion will be Manhunt: The 12 Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer by James Swanson. This group is open to anyone interested in history.

  • Postal Service price hike - neither justified nor legal

    At Landmark Community Newspapers, Inc., Shelbyville, KY (which I serve as postal consultant after retiring in 2008 from a 35-year career), when we face tough economic times, we have to make tough decisions. But ultimately, our goal is to grow our business by providing services that consumers want and need at competitive prices.

    When our business grows, so do jobs. If we do business right, our customers grow with us. In the end, making the right choices is right for the economy, jobs and our businesses.

  • Bicycles awarded at ninth annual Rev. Ross Bike Race

    To the editor:

    Under bright, sunny skies, the ninth annual Rev. Ross Bike Race took place. A good crowd was on hand to provide encouragement for the competitors. The day’s events concluded with spectators and contestants enjoying some water balloon tossing.

    The results for the race were as follows:

  • Harrison County Family Court


    Judge Barbara Paul

    presiding Sept. 1, 2010


    Kathy Marie McElfresh-Cloyd vs. Michael Eugene Cloyd, domestic; pass to be re-noticed.

    Kacey Renae Hamm vs. Jeremy Denver Hamm, domestic; pass to be re-noticed.

    Robert Shaun Jordan vs. Cassandra Nicole Jordan, motion hour; order entered.


    Kevin Alan Duncan vs. Catherine Crawley Marsh, domestic violence; EPO withdrawn, dismissed by agreement.

  • Switzer family plays role in WEG promotion events

    While all eyes are trained on the World Equestrian Games, one Harrison County family is paying particular attention to the reining events.

    Kim and Buddy Switzer and their children Cody and Sadie have had several hands in this year’s world event.

    It started earlier in the summer with Sadie, 17, doing a demonstration at Morehead State University on reining events, which are new to WEG this year.

    Kim’s horse, Lilly, has been on loan to the Kentucky Horse Park all summer to promote the WEG in the breeds barn.

  • Sports Beat

    Harrison County successful in

    fall tennis league

    A group of Harrison County students began play in the Fall Tennis League last weekend and met with some grand success. Juniors Charlie Smith and Wes Barnett took a pair of matches from Lafayette’s singles players by 8-2 and 8-1.  Fellow junior Ben McDonald and freshman Jacob Markley took the doubles action 8-1. 

  • Harrison Co. Cross Country competed in Mason County Invitational Sept. 18

    The hot weather and some related illnesses had Harrison County Cross Country Coach Danny Simpson guessing a bit on Saturday in Mason County. 

    “We generally run well on this course, but with our top runner for the varsity boys out with an illness and the other health-related challenges we have had this week, I wasn’t sure what to expect,” he noted. 

    Both the varsity boys and girls finished in the back of the standings, the boys 14th and the girls 12th. 

  • Way back when

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Charles Andrew Collins, Aug. 18, son of Jon and Betty Collins; Damien Jacob Tyler Coy, Sept. 13, son of Kara Gildersleeve and Joseph Coy; Autumn Celia Virgenia Jones, Sept. 12, daughter of John and Janie Jones; Rachel Emily Swinford, Sept. 21, daughter of Jim and Tina Swinford; Mollie Jane Teegarden, Sept. 15, daughter of Jerry and Laura Teegarden.

    Massage therapy now available at Harrison Memorial Hospital. Holly Puckett is the massage therapist at HMH's Wellness Center.