Today's News

  • Dedicated farmer guarantees acreage to remain in agriculture, not parcels

    Margaret Lake of Bourbon County, member of the Harrison County Beef Cattle Association, said that after she completed the Master Cattlemens educational program and Cow College in 2002 and from her personal experience, she decided that the cow/calf operation was not for her any longer.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Hunter Joe Moore, Jan. 1, son of Malena Honeycutt and William Joseph Moore; Noah Marshall Lemons, Dec. 30, son of Wade and Angela Lemons; Sierra Leighann Lyons, Dec. 23, daughter of Daniel and Angel Lyons; Cory Allen Moore, Dec. 28, son of Crystal Dawn Gray and Glenn Allen Moore.

    Landmark Community Newspapers Inc. (LCNI) of Shelbyville, Ky., owner of the Cynthiana Publishing Co., announced the acquisition of two monthly real estate publications of Kentucky Homes Magazines, Berea.

  • Sports Beat

    Senior Bred to play in Battle at the Border

    Harrison County Thorobred football senior Chris Young has been selected to represent the state of Kentucky as a participant in the first annual Border Bowl Championship Football Game.

    This new event showcases high school senior all-star football players from eastern Kentucky and eastern Tennessee in a friendly rivalry game.

    The 2008 Battle at the Border will be played this Saturday in James H. Taylor II Stadium on the campus of the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, KY. Kick-off is scheduled for 1 p.m.

  • Harrison wrestlers compete in Conner Invitational

    Last Saturday, Jan. 5, the Harrison County Thorobred wrestling team traveled to the Conner Invitational Wrestling Tournament. The Breds have been involved in the CIWT for each of the last 14 years since the tournaments inception in 1994. This year, Harrison County scored in the middle of the pack with a fourth place finish among a field of teams that included Conner, Finneytown (Ohio), Lawrenceburg (Ind.), North Oldham, Scott, South Dearborn (Ind.), South Oldham, and Woodford County.

  • Property Transfers


    Gerald Doyle to Billy Doyle and Jenny Doyle, 3/4 acre in Harrison County, $10,000.

    Special Warranty Deed: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. to Chris Back, 0.35 acre at 1131 Mud Lick Road, $49,900.

    Risinger Investment Properties, LLC to Allen Patrick Darnell and Shawn Ritchey and Elizabeth Ritchey, 1/2 interest of property on North Main Street, $27,500.

  • Faulkner signs with Austin Peay Lady Govs

    Austin Peay State University womens basketball team has announced that Brooke Faulkner has transferred from Western Kentucky and has signed scholarship papers at Austin Peay.

    Faulkner, a 5-10 guard originally from Cynthiana, Ky., played in six games for the Lady Toppers this season, averaging 2.0 points and 2.7 rebounds in 11 minutes per outing. She scored 10 points on 4-of-8 field goal shooting against Morehead State, Nov. 27. She will not be eligible to play for the Lady Govs until the end of the Fall 2008 semester and will have 2? years of eligibility remaining.

  • New Drivers

    Christopher K. Almeida, David L. Ritchie, and Brandon L. Carson.

  • Troubles persist for basketball Breds

    The Harrison County Thorobreds (3-8) were in search of confidence and a much-needed win Tuesday night when they traveled to square off with the Augusta Panthers (7-6). On paper the teams would appear to be evenly matched, and evenly matched they were for about three minutes in the first quarter. Augusta took control of the game with a few long runs, handing the Breds a 70-84 loss and a seven-game losing streak.

    Hats off to Augusta tonight, said Harrison County coach Mike Reitz. They outplayed us and whipped our tails tonight.

  • Harrison Co. bowlers back on the lanes

    The Harrison County High School bowling team took to the lanes for the first match of the New Year against Fleming County in Flemingsburg last Sunday.

    The guys team wasted no time getting back in the swing of things and swept their matches with mostly convincing wins. The second game was hard-fought, with the Breds holding on to win by only nine pins, but the other three were dominating victories of 109, 255 and 57 pins respectively.

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    Case reports

    Dec. 27 At 2:14 a.m., a Miller Street woman called to report that a prowler was outside her home. Police found where the prowler threw a cup of milk at the door.

    Dec. 27 At 3:30 a.m., Gene Keyse of Wal-Mart reported that numerous large-ticket items were shoplifted by an individual who came into the store, filled his cart with merchandise then pitched it over the fence in the garden area. Another man collected the items and put it in a get-away car.