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Today's News

  • Athletic Complex fieldhouse is ready for 2014 season

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Though still awaiting a few details, the new fieldhouse in the Harrison County Schools Athletic complex is complete and ready for use. In fact, the Thorobreds football team has already moved in.

  • County agrees to hand off nuisance complaints to P&Z

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Harrison County Solid Waste Coordinator Herb VonGruenigan is willing to accept a $2,000 cut in pay and relinquish his duties as county nuisance enforcement officer to the Cynthiana-Harrison County Planning and Zoning Commission.

  • Police jurisdiction to change with inter-local agreement

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Cynthiana could soon be seen through fresh eyes.

    The Cynthiana City Commission agreed Tuesday night to enter into an inter-local agreement with other Central Kentucky police agencies that will extend jurisdiction boundaries.

  • Jett, Crump hired as new officers for the Cynthiana Police Department

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Cynthiana has two new police officers. Justin Jett and Lewis Crump wasted no time getting acquainted with the city’s department.

  • Breds play Alumnus to shoot out in LeBus scrimmage

    The alumni team was probably the youngest team ever to participate in the annual Thorobreds vs. Alumni soccer match and they made things really difficult for the 2014 Harrison County Thorobreds.  
    The alumni, coached by Charles Honeycutt, was made up of Stephen McCauley, John McCauley, Jordan Gasser, Kyle Foster, Taylor Bolin, Ben Anness, Cody Honeycutt, Hank Whalen, Jordan Kellione, Matt Mastin, Josh Young, Anthony Shirley, Tyler Feeback, Brandon Watkins, Richard Crowdy, Jeffrey Faulkner, and Joey Faulkner.  

  • THE END OF A NEWSPAPER ERA

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    After 38 years of ink pumping through his veins, Cynthiana Democrat publisher George Jacobs is retiring.

  • Golfers have busy week, rained out Monday in Nicholas County match

    The Harrison County golf teams have been busy playing and dodging the rain during the past week.  
    Sarah Holland began play with a solo performance in the George Rogers Clark Invitational on Sunday, Aug. 3, where she shot an outstanding round of 84 to finish in a tie for ninth place in this large tournament.
    On Monday, the Fillies played as a team in the CKC Tournament on the course at the Montgomery County Country Club.  The Fillies were seventh of the 10 teams playing shooting a 420 team score.  

  • Edgemont named in civil suit

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

  • Fillies battle Cougars in Pendleton County Soccerama

    The northern Kentucky schools are usually tough competition in soccer and the Conner Cougars were no exception Saturday when they faced the Harrison County Fillies.  
    The veteran Conner girls scored three goals before the Fillies could settle down. They won the scrimmage match 3-1 in the Pendleton County Soccerama.  
    The Cougars, who dressed seven seniors and seven juniors, attacked early and often in the first 25 minutes of the scrimmage before the Fillies showed some defensive organization and held them at bay.

  • Sports this week

    Volleyball
    Saturday, Aug. 16, Scrimmage at Rowan County;
    Tuesday, 8-19 Fr/JV/Varsity at Pendleton County 5:30 p.m.
    Boys’ soccer
    Thursday, Aug. 14, Scrimmage vs. Mercer County at LeBus Field 6 p.m.
    Tuesday, Aug. 19, JV/Varsity at Campbell County, 6 p.m.
    Girls’ soccer
    Saturday, Aug. 16 Soccerama at Frankfort 3 p.m.
    Monday, Aug. 18 JV/Varsity at Mason County, 6 p.m.
    Golf
    Wednesday, Aug. 13, at Montgomery County boys and girls;