Today's News

  • On the Nov. 4 ballot

    Cynthiana mayor: James Smith

      Gary Brunker


    Cynthiana commission: Roger Slade

    David McIlvain

    Walter Tapp

    Jason Perry

    Mark Mattmiller

    Bill Grayson


    Berry mayor: Kenneth Abner


    Berry commission: Ruth Adams

    Phyllis Penick

  • Election deadlines approach as general election draws close

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    The countdown is on and the election is being measured in days rather than months.

    On Tuesday, Nov. 4, Kentuckians will be selecting its leaders at the polls.

  • Treasured gift returned to owner

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    After nearly a year of wondering and worrying, Darrell T. Tuggle was given back a piece of his history.

    It had been close to 30 years since Tuggle’s first wife, Wanna, gave him a 14-karat gold, seven-diamond, 2.5 carat cluster ring.

  • Paying Respects

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    As the trees begin to shed their fall coats of red, yellow and orange, the Licking Valley Singers are gearing up for a red, white and blue tribute.

  • Prepare to be Thrilled at Friday’s parade

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The month-long celebration of Halloween, Cynthiana style, kicks it into a new gear Friday night from 6 - 8:30 p.m. with the debut of a downtown “Thriller” parade.

  • Candidate for District 5 magistrate

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Sam Pierce is the Republican candidate for magistrate of the 5th district in Harrison County. He responded to the Tea Party’s request for debate and was given two minutes to introduce himself.

  • District 8 magisterial candidate

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Jeromy Northcutt, a candidate in the District 8 magisterial race, was the only contender in that race to respond to the Tea Party’s invitation.

  • Thorobreds fall to Colonels Saturday in Villa Hills

    The Harrison County Thorobreds offense once again fizzled to a stop gaining only five total yards Saturday afternoon in a 56-0 loss to the Covington Catholic Colonels.  
    The big Colonel defensive line dominated the youthful Thorobreds making running and passing difficult all afternoon.  
    Penalties were also an issue as the Thorobreds were flagged for 81 yards on nine infractions.  
    Covington Catholic scored on their first possession after the Breds picked up one first down and punted the ball away in the game’s opening series.  

  • Springboks U-10 soccer teams perform in BSA Haunted Classic

    The Springboks had two Under-10 girls soccer teams travel to Beaver Creek, Ohio, last weekend to take part in the BSA Haunted Classic Soccer Tournament.  
    The tournament had 336 girls’ teams, ages 8 to 14, and included teams from Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Michigan and Indiana.  
    The Springboks white team, which had four Harrison County players along with two from Bourbon County and two from Scott County, finished second in their division.  

  • Soccer Breds grab 38th District with wins over Royals and Wildcats

    The weather tried to prevent it, but eventually the Harrison County Thorobreds won the 38th District Soccer Championship defeating Pendleton County, 3-2, Saturday afternoon in Falmouth.  
    The Breds defeated Mason County, 7-0, in Thursday’s first match of the district tournament sending the Royals home with a season-ending mark of 0-14.  
    The field was sloppy but not the quagmire that would have been if the match had been played on Tuesday as originally scheduled.