Today's News

  • A most heinous act

    It wasn’t uncommon when I was a youngster for my mother to exclaim in angst, “What is this world coming to?!”
    This could come after reading the paper, watching the news, or just after one of my brothers would do something that was unusually stupid. This exclamation is perfect though for what happened in Texas last week in a high school football game.

  • Fillies drop close match to Blue Lightning, win at Montgomery Co.

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Thursday, the Villa Madonna Blue Lightning visited the Hilltop to do battle with Coach Bill Faulkner’s Fillies volleyball team.
    Harrison County battled the 4-2 Villa Madonna girls to a three-set loss by close scores of 25-22, 22-25, 25-20.  Danielle Dunaway had eight kills to lead the Fillies’ front line. Emma Gooden had 19 assists and, as usual, Casey Wallace was all over the floor with 28 digs.

  • Sports beat

    Tennis players do well in Augusta Heritage Festival Tournament
    Seven of the Harrison County High School tennis players traveled to Augusta over the weekend to compete in the Heritage Festival Tourney. The tournament had two brackets each for the women and men’s competition. Luke Bradford and Ben Lemmings participated in the 15 and under men’s division with Bradford winning the competition and Lemmings finishing third.

  • School menus Sept. 14-18

    SEPT. 14-18
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.


    MONDAY: Choice of: Mini Eggo waffles or cereal or Pop-Tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Choice of: Nutrigran bar with yogurt or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Choice of: Breakfast pizza or cereal or Pop-Tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Choice of: Cereal or Pop-Tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.

  • Cynthiana Country Club LGA August Winners

    8/4/2015                          HATE’M
    18 Holers:    Donna Jacobs 64    9 Holers:    Layne McIlvain 32
        Teresa Davis 69        Jennie Sparks 33
        Linda Woosley 70        Connie Whitaker 33

  • Field & Main Bank’s marketing campaign chosen among top 10 by ICBA

    The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) announces the winners of its Marketing Contest, sponsored by Marquis, which highlights the entries judged top 10 for the nation’s best community bank marketing campaigns. Field & Main Bank was proud to be among that list.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Aug. 31, 2015
    Estate of Edna Jean Feeback, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Virginia Mae Henderson, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Margaret Katherine Mardis, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of John Ross Reno, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Robert L. West, probate hearing; holographic will admitted, order entered, bond approved.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Sept. 1, 2015
    Chasity Angel, 1981, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; admission to allegations, probation revoked, 5 year sentence imposed.
    Chasity Angel, 1981, sentencing; tampering with physical evidence; 2 year sentence imposed, probation denied.
    Bree Black, 1984, pretrial conference; guilty plea entered on all counts.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Aug. 30 -- At 1:08 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred on Spider Road 13.7 miles north of Cynthiana. A vehicle driven by Richard L. Ellis of Spider Road was traveling north when he dropped over a rise in the road, saw a vehicle driven by Dustin R. French, attempted to brake but struck French’s vehicle. French had seen Ellis’ vehicle coming and pulled to the side. The road was very narrow and there was limited visibility, according to the report.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Arrests, citations, warnings
    Aug. 29 -- Kevin L. Harman, 35, was arrested on a Harrison County warrant.
    Aug. 29 -- Sherri F. Thomas, 44, was cited on US Hwy. 27 South for failure to issue insurance card.
    Aug. 29 -- Nathan A. Radford, 20, was issued citations for failure to maintain insurance (non-owner) and failure to issue insurance card.
    Aug. 29 -- Stephen J. Stroub, 60, was cited on East Pleasant Street for failure to wear seat belt.