Today's News

  • Hospice volunteers make lasting impression on families

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Though Hospice involves a team of professionals skilled in all aspects of palliative care, those who make the greatest impact on families and caregivers are often the dozens of their dedicated volunteers, said Kelly Kendall, Coordinator of Volunteer Services at the Cynthiana branch of Hospice  of the Bluegrass. 

  • Suspect uses box cutter to rob Dollar Store

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Police are again searching for a man wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt who snagged  money that did not belong to him.

  • Pendleton sheriff talks about son’s suicide in community program

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Teen suicide is not inevitable. It is preventable, said Pendleton County Sheriff Craig Peoples in his keynote speech at the annual Champions for a Drug Free Harrison County community meeting Monday night.

  • Arrests not answer to heroin problem, say officials

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    It was an unintended consequence, but state laws that made it more difficult to abuse prescription pain medication and crystal meth was one of the factors that fed an epidemic rise in heroin abuse across Kentucky in the last five years.

  • HCHS Bowling
  • Sports beat

    Meet the Fillies and Breds Friday
    Meet the Fillies and Breds Friday at 6 PM on the Hilltop
    The Harrison County High School basketball Fillies and Breds will be in exhibition Friday night at 6 p.m. as they prepare to open the 2014-15 season.  
    The bowling, wrestling, archery and dance teams along with the band and cheerleaders have also been invited to attend.    

  • Is it up to the NFL?

    Adrian Peterson has been suspended for the remainder of the 2014-15 season by the National Football League for not upholding the league’s player conduct rules.  
    He joins Ray Rice as the two players whose non-drug-related, off-field actions have prevented them from playing at all this season.  
    One big difference in the punishment of the two players is that Peterson, until now, has been paid while Rice has not.  

  • Thorobreds football holds 2014 banquet

    The Harrison County High School football team held its season-ending banquet Thursday evening in the high school cafeteria.   
    The event was emceed by WCYN radio sportscaster Jim Swinford and featured a meal prepared by B&B Catering.  
    Dr. Rick Arnold, HCHS graduate and super booster, was the guest speaker for the banquet.  
    Arnold reminisced about the history of Cynthiana and Harrison County sports dating back to the community schools such as Oddville and Sunrise to the current schools on the Hilltop.  

  • HCMS cheerleaders
  • HCHS Cheerleaders win 10th Region Championships, on to state in December

    The Harrison County High School cheerleaders, competing in the small division, won the 10th Region Championship Saturday. They defeated George Rogers Clark and Campbell County for the title.  
    The small division, which indicates 12 girls competing, is the most difficult of the competition. Not only because 12 girls are competing, but also because the perennial top teams are in this division.