Today's News

  • Blue Stars 50th Anniversary Drum and Bugle Corps
  • Looking forward to my trip to the fair

    The best time of the year has arrived in Harrison County – The Fair.


  • Honoring Kentucky's veterans in U.S. history

    On Friday, our nation will celebrate its independence with fireworks, food and fellowship. If Founding Father John Adams had had his way, however, all of that would be taking place on Wednesday instead.

  • Community Calendar 7-3-14

    THURSDAY, July 3
    Cedar Ridge Health Campus Family Yard Sale
    will be held Thursday, July 3 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Will be selling ice cream cones and baked goods. All proceeds benefit Journey Medical Missions.
    Summer Reading Bookstore. July 3, July 11, July 12 and July 19 from 10:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookstore will be open - where reading logs/reviews can be turned in.

  • 149th Plaque unveiling and presentation

    Photos by Josh Shepherd
    Dorothy Slade, widow of the late Harold Slade, was given the honor of unveiling a special plaque honoring the 149th Kentucky Army National Guard at the Harrison Museum.
    Below: The meeting was the last of the 149th Association. Along with the presentation of the plaque, the 149th Association donated  $3,160 each to Honor Flights and Wounded Warriors of Kentucky. Representatives from each organization, on the left and right, were present at the plaque presentation to accept the 149th’s generous donations.

  • Kentucky Thunder
  • Yankees open tournament with 18-8 win over Reds

    The Tee-Ball Tournament began Monday evening with the undefeated regular season champion Yankees facing the Reds.  
    The first inning was the turning point of the game as the Yankees struck for the maximum six runs in the top of the inning and held the Reds to one in the bottom half.  An exciting triple play pulled off by the Yankees’ Simon Jenkins was the big play of the game in the opening inning.  

  • Thermometer or Thermostat?

    With many air conditioners and heaters there is a small unit on the wall. It has two things in it, a thermometer and a thermostat.

  • Is NASCAR fading away?

    I am a pretty big NASCAR fan, not a spend-all-of-my-money-going-to-many-races kind of fan, but a fan never the less.  
    I enjoy going to a race if I do not have to walk miles from the parking spot and have a seat close but not too close to the track.  
    Too close is deafening and too far away makes it hard for a seeing impaired person to tell what number is what when the car races past at 200-plus mph.  

  • Baseball Alumni inducts second Hall of Fame class

    More than 130 people filled the Elks Lodge Hall as the Cynthiana-Harrison County Baseball Alumni Association inducted their second class to the Alumni Hall of Fame.
    The evening began with a hospitality hour followed by Alumni Association Chairman Jim Fuller’s welcome to the attendees.  
    Dr. Larry Bishop had the invocation followed by a meal served by David Turner.  Turner’s barbeque is well known for its excellent taste and quality.