Today's News

  • Cynthiana Chapter NSDAR to meet April 8

    The Cynthiana Chapter NSDAR met at the home of Jane Whitehead on March 11.
    Acting Regent Whitehead welcomed members and guest,Sharon Withers. The “DAR Ritual,” “The Pledge of Allegiance,” 1’The American’s Creed,” “The Preamble to the Constitution,” and the “Daughter’s Pledge,” were recited,followed by the singing of the “Star Spangled Banner.”

  • Bruce Stone named PTR Member of the Year for the State

    Hilton Head Island, SC - - Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards today during the 2017 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, is underway through February 18 on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

  • Tennis opens season Tuesday with Bracken County

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Hilltop courts were the scene of the Harrison County High School tennis teams’ season opener Tuesday evening.  
    The Thorobreds won their first match, which was a makeup of the match scheduled last week, while the Fillies did not fare as well.  
    Senior Natalie Kinney won the number one seed match, 8-6, over Carrie Fryman but that was the only success the Fillies managed.  

  • HCMS soccer Fillies play Bourbon County to 1-1 tie Tuesday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County Middle School Soccer Fillies saw their record go to 1-0-1 Tuesday as they battled Bourbon County to a 1-1 tie.  
    The match, played at the Harrison County Athletic Complex, was dominated by the Harrison County offense and the Bourbon County goal keeper, Molly Bishop.  
    In the first half alone, the Fillies had 18 shots on goal to one for Bourbon County yet the score was 0-0 at the half.  

  • Tuesday wreck on New Lair Road

    Excessive speed is alleged to be the primary factor in a one-vehicle accident on New Lair Road, early Tuesday afternoon. Travis Rhoads, 31, of Cynthiana, was traveling southbound when he lost control of his vehicle in a curve, on a hillcrest. His vehicle went airborne, sheared off an electrical pole and then impacted a tree. Rhoades suffered minor facial injuries and refused transport by ambulance to Harrison Memorial Hospital. Deputy Sheriff Nathan Gasser said traffic charges against Rhoades are pending.

  • Parks and Rec board conducting interviews for new recreation director

    Becky Barnes,

    The Parks and Rec board has narrowed its field of director candidates to just three, Commissioner Mark Mattmiller told members of the Cynthiana City Commission Tuesday.
    Mattmiller said interviews for the three are tentatively set for Thursday.
    “The three are all very good candidates,” Mattmiller said, adding that several applications were received for the position.

  • News briefs (March 23)

    Homemakers to host International Dinner
    March 24

    The Harrison County Homemakers will host an International Dinner on Friday, March 24 at 6 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office.
    Costa Rico is the country studied this year. Special speaker will be Melody Herrington and a presentation by J.R. Horn. Meal is potluck and open to the community.

  • HCMS Fillies soccer routs Elkhorn in season opener

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County Middle School Soccer Fillies began defense of its first Bluegrass Conference title as they played host to Elkhorn Middle Thursday night.  
    The game played on the Harrison County Athletic Complex Field was never close after three minutes had been played.  
    Eighth-grader Molly Perkins got the scoring going early as she took a deflected shot and put it past the Elkhorn keeper for the 1-0 lead.  

  • EDA will host high school seniors for first Industry Day March 30

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Economic Development Authority will sponsor its first-ever Industry Day on Thursday, March 30.
    It will be an opportunity for Harrison County High School seniors to gain some insight into how several local industries work.
    Local EDA director Garnett Furnish said that he borrowed the idea to sponsor Industry Day from some other schools in the region that have had success with the same type of arrangement.

  • Sports Beat

    Fillies freshmen begin season with double-header win
    The Harrison County Fillies freshman softball team opened the season Tuesday night with a doubleheader win over Nicholas County.  Bailey Northcutt pitched the first game won by the Fillies, 14-2.  Hannah Delong and Haileigh Jones split the catcher’s duties.  
    Kara Hines pitched the second game won by Harrison County, 17-3. Delong and Jones again shared the catching.