Today's News

  • Sports Beats

    Breds fall in golf match at
    Houston Oaks Tuesday
    The Harrison County Thorobreds golf team lost by a decisive score Tuesday to Bourbon County in a match played at Houston Oaks.  Anthony Vascotto shot  42 to lead the Breds but the rest of his teammates had uncharacteristically high scores.  
    Tristin Mitchell was second with 50 followed by Dalton Elligston’s 53 and Jacob Vascotto 54.  Spencer Lemmings shot 58 and Ian Boland had a 60.  

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Sept. 11, 2017
    Estate of Robert Ross Bass, probate hearing; admitted will, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Terry Gordon Evans, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Gene Hawkins, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Joyce B. Smith, probate hearing; order entered.
    Julian Griffith vs. William Banks, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    Sept. 11--Dep. Lance Hutchison served a complaint warrant from Harrison District Court to Terrell M. Sutton for flagrant non-support.
    Sept. 11--Dep. Nathan Gasser served an arrest warrant from Harrison District Court to Brandon J. Milner for failure to appear.
    Sept. 11--Dep. Nathan Gasser served an arrest warrant from Harrison District Court to Brandon J. Milner for failure to appear.

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    Arrests, citations, warnings
    Sept. 2 -- Jonathan T. O’Connell, 21, was arrested on warrants from Harrison and Bourbon counties on charges of possession of firearm by a convicted felon and failure to appear (two counts).
    Sept. 4 -- Joshua T. Moss, 25, was arrested on a Harrison County warrant for failure to appear.
    Sept. 4 -- Adam R. Doyle was arrested at Circle K, U.S. 27 South, and charged with public intoxication, excluding alcohol.

  • Cynthiana Super Saturday kicks off this Saturday, Sept. 23

    Cynthiana Super Saturday kicks off the beginning of Fall this Saturday, Sept. 23.
    The Chamber of Commerce is hosting a helicopter ping-pong ball drop at 9 a.m. One thousand ping pong balls with specials, discounts and free items from over 28 participating businesses will rain down into the parking lot behind the Chamber building.
    If you are a Black Friday shopper, this is the ultimate experience to try and plan your method of finding the best ping pong ball discounts.

  • A son remembers his father

    (These are remarks at the John Swinford Dinner, on Sept. 14, by his son, Bill Swinford. John Swinford was a life-time lawyer, and Democratic Party supporter in Cynthiana, Harrison County and Kentucky. The Harrison County Democratic Party has renamed its annual  dinner in his honor. John Swinford passed away on Feb. 3, 2013, at the age of 81.)

  • How busy are you?

    By Don Powell, Gideons

    How often have you asked someone to come to church with you and they say; I would but I have so many things to do, or, I’m so busy, I just don’t have the time? Sound familiar?
    I think most Christians have heard these excuses about being busy, at one time or another.
    In the Gospel of Luke, chapter 9, verses 57-62, Jesus asked the people to follow him and one person said he first needed to go and bury his father, while another said he had to go and say goodbye to those at home.

  • Church News

    A 13-week GriefShare session will be offered for grieving/hurting people who have lost loved ones, on Sundays from 5-7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 302 E. Pike St.
    The sessions will begin Aug. 28 and the public is urged to attend and can join at any time.
    For more information contact Leona Bell at 859-954-5070. You may also find information on the facebook page at Leona Bell GriefShare group, or www.GriefShare.org.


  • Grace Notes

    I’ve started this column at least a dozen times today, and there are a dozen wadded up pieces of paper in my trash can.
    How do I even begin to put into words the events of this past week? My heart overflows with awe and gratitude -- and shame that I had doubted the love and kindness of God my Father.
    So, I guess I’ll begin with my confession: In the days leading up to the arrival of Hurricane Irma on Sunday, even though God said, “Fear not,” I feared.

  • Disc Golf at Flat Run