Today's News

  • County revisits possible nuisance violation

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court Tuesday held discussions on its options to clean up a property which has been the subject of nuisance complaints for several years.

    District 4 Magistrate Jerry Dawson asked the court if the countys nuisance ordinance would allow for the county to clean up a property and place a lien on it to recover the costs.

    He was referring to a piece of land on Ky. 982 (Edgewater Pike) which has several stripped down mobile homes on it.

    It was one of the first ones to be brought before the court, Dawson said, referring to the nuisance ordinance.

  • Bullock blasts Fillies past Brackens Polar Bears

    It was a story-book ending for senior pitcher Megan Bullock on Tuesday night. After struggling with her control on the mound and seeing her team trail 7-4 to visiting Bracken County heading into the bottom of the seventh inning, Bullock blasted her first career home run, deep over the right center field fence for a walk-off 8-7 victory for the Harrison County Fillies on Senior Night.

  • Fillies, Breds prep for track Regionals at Henry Clay

    The Harrison County Fillies and Thorobreds had a couple of track meets last week and wrap up the regular season tonight with their own all-comers meet on the Hilltop as both teams prepare for next Tuesdays Regional Track Meet at Henry Clay.

    On Tuesday, May 6, both teams traveled to Scott County and the Fillies had their best performance of the season, finishing second with a season-high 107 points.

    This meet was big for our field events, said HCHS girls coach Danny Simpson. Most of the season we have struggled to place, but we were much stronger on that day.

  • Sports Beat

    Lenox, Shackelford take SKGA two-man

  • Birth - Jayden Ann Marshall

    Jayden Ann Marshall

    Jayden Ann Marshall was born to John and Amanda Marshall on April 10, 2008 at Georgetown Community Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs. 15.3 oz. and is welcomed by her sister, Haley Nicole Marshall.

    Maternal grandparents are Dermon and Teresa King of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Leonard and Bobbie Kennedy of Cynthiana, and the late Lorene Pearl Davis King and Herbert Dermon King.

  • Copper theft creates huge loss at empty building

    The Harrison County Sheriffs Department is investigating a copper theft which has repair estimates in the six-figure range.

    According to a HCS report, Merrill Northcutt, 71, reported a burglary at 962 Ky. 356 (White Oak Pike), the former ATK building.

    Taken in the break in was 1,050 feet of industrial copper wire. Several items sustained damage, including 350 feet of four inch electrical conduit, 70 four inch clevis hangers and six 400 amp, 240 volt disconnects.

    The alleged burglary happened sometime between May 1 and May 7, the report said.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana News, Aug. 1, 1867 -- Mr. Frisbie, the polite railroad agent at this place, has some enterprise in his composition. He has recently finished off a fine lot of cattle pens near the depot for the benefit of cattle, sheep, and hog drovers and shippers and has also put up scales, Fairbanks make, for the purpose of weighing hay, grain, and all kinds of stock. He keeps a coal yard and will weigh his coal hereafter, by that means giving a fairer return for the money.

    * Aristotle -- In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.

  • Breds, Fillies make showing in tennis regionals

    The Harrison County doubles team of Seth Barnes and Hank Whalen are the only local entrants still alive in the boys and girls regional tennis tournament at Georgetown College. Weather permitting, the two Harrison County seniors played in the third and fourth rounds on Wednesday, and if successful, will play in the finals this afternoon.

    The Breds duo, third seeded in the tournament, had little trouble in their first round on Monday. After a first round bye, they dispatched Jacob Heller and Harrison Applegate of St. Patrick in the second round, in straight sets, 6-0, 6-0.

  • Copes resigns; Chasteen steps in as interim leader

    Longtime recreation director Kenny Copes is stepping down.

    Copes, who has been at the helm for the last 11 years, but with the Cynthiana-Harrison County Recreation Department since 1983, will be replaced for an interim by Rick Chasteen.

    Chasteen, who serves on the recreation board, said he will take charge during the search for a new director.

  • U.S. 27 N. businesses burglarized

    A string of Tuesday night-Wednesday morning burglaries on U.S. 27 North is being investigated.

    Det. Paul Olin, of the Harrison County Sheriffs Department, said he is investigating break ins at four businesses just north of Cynthiana.

    Galactic Alley bowling lanes, Handy Man Tool Rental, Bruins Landscaping and the Harrison Veterinary Clinic were all hit, Olin said.

    He suspects there were several people involved, by the amount of activity involved.

    They probably spent the good part of the evening, on the break ins, Olin said.