Today's News

  • Community Calendar 11-5-15

    THURSDAY, Nov. 5
    Dinner with the Doc. Thursday, Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. in the Harrison Memorial Hospital Executive dining room with Dr. Kevin Bryant. This is a free dinner event and must pre-register by calling 859-235-3510.

    FRIDAY, Nov. 6
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Nov. 6 at Cynthiana Baptist Daycare at 10:30 a.m.

  • Church News 11-5-15

    An open meeting concerning formation of a Barlow Cemetery Association will be held Monday, Nov. 9. The meeting will take place at the Cynthiana First United Methodist Church on the corner of East Pike and Church Streets at 7 p.m.
    The agenda for the meeting will include future care and use of the cemetery.

    Central Christian  Church will begin The Lord’s Kitchen at its Second and Riggs Avenue location this month.

  • Early November - the holiday season approaches

    Unless we host the Thanksgiving meal, we may give little thought to its preparation. Even when we do think about it, our thoughts may not extend far beyond our own shopping, cooking, cleaning and serving. Yet, a holiday meal encompasses so much more.
    People in the poultry industry raise the turkeys. Bakers prepare breads, rolls, pies and cakes.
    Vegetables depend on farmland and farmers for cultivation, harvesters for harvesting, packers and truckers for packaging and hauling.

  • Crossover moment to becoming a Christian

    I love a good conversion story, that moment or series of moments that lead up to a person going from not belonging to Jesus to belonging to him.
    I remember telling my friend Mike that it was like getting married. Either you are or you aren’t. I told him you can think you’re married, say you’re married, live with another person as if you’re married, but unless you’ve signed the marriage license and said, “I do,” you’re not married.

  • Former Falmouth police chief accepts plea agreement

    Attorney General Jack Conway and his Office of Special Prosecutions today announced the guilty plea of Mark Lane Posey, Cynthiana, in Franklin Circuit Court.  
    Posey was Chief of Police in Falmouth, Ky. from March 2008 until his resignation Feb. 5, 2015.   
    On Friday morning, Posey pled guilty to:
    •Abuse of Public Trust Over $500, a Class D Felony, 2 year sentence
    •Theft by Unlawful Taking of a Firearm, a Class D Felony, 1 year sentence

  • Coyotes are often heard and not seen; take precautions

    Kelly McKinney,
    News Writer

    Though at this time of year a howling in the night probably conjures up images of werewolves, the eerie, goosebump-inducing sound is most likely being made by a coyote.
    Coyotes are very active in the state right now, said Laura Palmer, wildlife biologist for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife.
    The increased activity is likely due to the breaking up of family groups, which leads to  young adults seeking their own territory, Palmer said.   

  • Breds edge Bourbon County 43-36 in huge district game

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Friday night was unquestionably Harrison County High School Coach Neil Furnish’s biggest game to date.  
    Furnish, who was assistant to Bourbon County Coach John Hodge one year ago, took his Thorobreds to Bourbon County and defeated the Colonels 43-36. The game decided which team had a home play off game a week from Friday.  

  • Fillies advance to region semi’s with straight set win over St. Patrick

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    It has now been 12 straight matches since the Harrison County volleyball Fillies have lost a set.  
    The Fillies took a 3-0 straight set win Monday night in the second match of the opening round of the 10th Region Volleyball Tournament played on the Hilltop. The Fillies won the sets 25-13, 25-10 and 25-12 to advance to the 6 p.m. semifinal game on Wednesday to face Bishop Brossart.

  • Fillies win volleyball district with win over Lady Cats

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County Fillies won the right to host the 10th Region Volleyball Regional Tuesday night by winning the 38th District Title over Pendleton County on the Lady Cats’ court.
    The Fillies, who have not lost a set in the last 11 matches, rolled by the Lady Cats 25-16, 25-18 and 25-13, though, according to Coach Bill Faulkner, it wasn’t as easy as the scores indicated.

  • Ten schools join Harrison in county invitational Thursday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The weather was perfect for the annual Harrison County Invitational Cross Country meet held Thursday at the Cynthiana Country Club.
    On the bright, sunny day, teams from nine counties participated in the races for both middle school and high school boys and girls.
    Bourbon County won both the girls’ and boys’ middle school races in the team scores. The Bourbon County girls won with 21 points, with Harrison County second with 38 points.