Today's News

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Cameron Chase Calvert, March 20, son of Jeff and Stacy Calvert; Joshua Michael Graves, March 17, son of Joey and Cara Graves; Billy Michael Highland, March 15, son of Chastity Highland; Chloe Love Depew, Feb. 20, daughter of Martin Timothy and Kay Depew; Frank Malcolm Lang, Jan. 17, son of Steve and Mary Lang; Zachery Allen Northcutt, March 12, son of Jeff and Brandy Northcutt.

  • New Drivers


    Jessica Fisher, Dustin Sumpter, Marc Philpot, Joshua Beckley, James Friend, Elizabeth Ford, and Autumn Ecklar.

  • Birth - Kathryn Cecilia Gasser

    Kathryn Cecilia Gasser

    Kathryn Cecilia Gasser was born to Nathan and Megan Gasser of Cynthiana on Dec. 31, 2007 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs. 5 oz., and is welcomed by her brother, Addison Trimpe-Gasser.

    Maternal grandparents are Kevin and Kathy Grayson of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Billy and Shirley Grayson and Lewis and Mary Jo Gaffin; maternal great-great-grandparents are Halleen Sandy and Lucy Grayson.

  • 2008 a reloading year for Breds track team

    The 2008 Harrison County Thorobreds track team will feature several first-time track athletes when they kick off their season this evening at the Grant County All Comers meet. Even though the team may be in something of a rebuilding process, Coach Robert Walker has not tempered his expectations.

  • HCHS tennis opens season at Bourbon Co.

    As of Tuesday, the Harrison County High School tennis teams had only been able to hit the courts to practice six times due to inclement weather. Although thats not much time to prepare for the grueling schedule that faces her teams, tennis coach Jennifer Hatfield says that there are several reasons to look forward to the 2008 season.

    I am very proud of this years team, said Hatfield. Weve been struggling to get practice time in, but I think well perform very well. I am looking forward to seeing how far we might go.

  • Drug bust: Suspect roused from slumber early Wednesday

    In the pre-dawn hours of Wednesday morning, state and local law enforcement were rounding up a suspected drug dealer.

    At 6 a.m., two teams of officers split up to search two homes where Izzah Stout might have spent the night.

    Stout was arrested at his girlfriends home at 212 Springdale Ave., where a consent to search was also given to police.

  • Police charge men caught in auto parts yard with saw, light

    Two men were arrested Monday night after police caught them inside the fence at Church Street Auto.

    Chief Steve Muntz of the Cynthiana Police Department said officers found Timothy C. Mitchell Jr. and Zachary D. Pollitt inside the back auto lot and that the pair were allegedly attempting to steal catalytic converters.

    According to a report filed by Cpl. Walter Tapp, Mitchell, 22, of Paris, was under a jacked-up vehicle with a flashlight and a Sawzall (reciprocating saw). Pollitt, 18, Cynthiana, was allegedly feigning sleep inside a vehicle Mitchell drove to the lot.

  • Financial help needed to bring soldiers home before they head to Afghanistan

    Cynthianas National Guard unit is in the middle of training, preparing to go to Afghanistan in the War on Terror.

    The soldiers have been in western Kentucky and now they are in Wisconsin, preparing to enter hostile territory later this spring.

    Before they leave, the men and women of the 201st Engineering Battalion, which also includes groups from Ashland, Olive Hill and Prestonsburg as well as Cynthiana, will have four days off to see their families.

    The problem is, the military doesnt pay for them to come home.

  • Cynthiana bank robbed Monday

    For the third time in less than a year, a Harrison County bank has been robbed.

    The main branch of Harrison Deposit Bank, at Pike and Walnut streets in Cynthiana, was robbed early Monday morning and the suspect is still at large.

    An alarm was activated at 9:33 a.m. and 9-1-1 dispatch was notified by phone a minute later that the bank had been hit and police were immediately sent to the scene.

  • Young Fillies track team to kick-off season next week

    When the 2008 Harrison County Fillies track team enters into competition this spring, there will be plenty of opportunities for new faces to step up and fill the void that was created by the 2007 graduation of what Coach Danny Simpson calls the strongest class in recent history.