Today's News

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding March 13, 2017
    Estate of Jeanie Kidd, probate hearing; passed.
    Estate of Shelby G. Tucker, probate hearing; order entered.
    In re: Beverly Arnold, probate hearing; order entered.
    Midland Funding vs. Casie Bruin, motion hour; default judgment.
    Republic Bank and Trust Company vs. Darrell W. Flora, motion hour; order entered.
    Phyllis Coleman vs. Chester Goldy, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.

  • Spot seed bare patches

    I do not worry about any perfection in our “lawn” around the house. It largely blends in to the pastures we graze sheep and poultry. However, we do need to spot seed from time to time to recover heavy use areas and round bale feeders.

  • Clifford receives Elks award

    Rick Fryman, Exalted Ruler, Cynthiana Elk’s, awarded the Citizen of the Year award to Tomi Jean Clifford for her outstanding work with the community through the Cynthiana Chamber of Commerce at the March 16 Elk’s meeting.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Arrests, citations, warnings
    March 3 -- Samantha J. Spigles, 25, was arrested on three Harrison County warrants for non-payment of fines, one for fraudulent use of credit card under $500 and another for received stolen credit/debit card.
    March 4 -- Billy E. Asbury, 78, was cited on Oddville Avenue for failure to wear seat belt and failure to produce insurance card.
    March 5 -- Lindsey Hostetler, 17, was cited on South Church Street for failure to notify state of address change.


    * John Updike -- “March - The sun is nervous as a kite that can’t quite keep its own string tight. Some days are fair, and some are raw. The timid earth decides to thaw...The mud smells happy on our shoes. We still wear mittens, which we lose.”

  • 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.  

  • 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.