Today's News

  • Field & Main Bank robber remains at large

    Kelly McKinney,
    News Writer

    The person police say robbed a Field and Main Bank last Friday is still on the loose Wednesday.
    Officers have no leads or new information on the case, Cynthiana Police chief Ray Johnson said.
    “We’ve come up empty-handed,” Johnson said.
    The robbery of the bank on Pike Street in Cynthiana occurred just after noon last Friday.
    The robber entered the bank wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt and a ski mask, Johnson said.

  • Local pharmacist faces federal drug charges

    Becky Barnes,

    A Cynthiana pharmacist has been named in a federal indictment on drug trafficking charges.
    Michael Ingram, owner of Hometown Pharmacy of Cynthiana, was indicted in U.S. District Court (Lexington) on Sept. 3 on 41 counts of alleged illegal drug transactions. However, the court documents remained sealed until Friday, Sept. 18.
    According to federal court records, the incidents are alleged to have occurred at Ingram’s Georgetown Hometown Pharmacy between June 2010 and March 2013.

  • Fillies win wild one on Senior Night 7-6 over Western Hills

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Five seniors celebrated a big win on Senior Night Monday but it wasn’t easy.  
    Harrison County High School Fillies Soccer players, Amelia Bolin, Marie Bowen, Kayla Ford, Taylor Landrum and Mary Levi, were honored before the match and following the varsity match.  
    Landrum, who has been out all year with a knee injury, started the match and after she made one kick and Western Hills played it out of bounds, she went back to the bench.  

  • Breds defense throttles Bulldogs for win in Homecoming game

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Peyton Wiglesworth was the Homecoming Queen for 2015 and Preston Ishmael was the Homecoming King.  
    The royal duo got to see a defensive turn around for their football team in the Thorobreds’ 25-14 win over Holmes Friday night.  
    Teams that play Harrison County usually plan a special defensive effort to contain senior wide receiver Jovon Williams, but the Bulldogs couldn’t plan for what Williams was going to do Friday night.  

  • HCHS Band Repeats as Grand Champions


  • ‘Rocket Docket Program’ to cut cost of housing inmates

    The Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office for the 18th Judicial Circuit has announced the implementation of a Rocket Docket Program in the local circuit.  
    This formal agreement between the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office and the county attorneys’ offices in Harrison, Nicholas, Pendleton, and Robertson counties will help to expedite the resolution of lower-level, non-violent felony offenses.  

  • Cedarbrook sewer complaint dismissed

    A complaint alleging that the Harrison County Sanitation District (HCSD) changed its sewer rates for the Cedarbrook subdivision against regulations will not be pursued.
    In an order entered Sept. 24, the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) ruled that it would dismiss the complaint.
    The complainant, Donald Fuller, filed a request in late August to withdraw the complaint, which he filed in July.
    His complaint alleged that he had been charged more than $250 for a period from May 1 to June 2.

  • Breds golfers finish sixth in region meet

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    “We picked a bad time to have a bad day,” bemoaned Coach Jason Crisp after the Thorobreds golf team finished sixth of 15 teams in the Region Golf Tournament. “We did not play very well today though I thought that we had a good year overall.”
    Mason County won the tournament with a team total of 309 followed by four teams that the Breds have beaten regularly, Bourbon County, Grant County, Highlands and Bishop Brossart.  

  • Soccer teams shut out in end-of-week matches

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Last Wednesday evening, the Harrison County Fillies soccer team traveled to Frankfort to face the 9-6 Franklin County Lady Flyers.  The Lady Flyers are most likely the best 9-6 team in Kentucky playing what has to be one of the toughest schedules in the Commonwealth.  
    The Fillies gave the home girls all they wanted in the opening half using a patient offense which allowed for some good looks at the goal.  

  • Volleyball Fillies take two of three matches, record is 17-10

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County Volleyball Fillies played host to St. Patrick Wednesday defeating the Saints in straight sets, 25-8, 25-5.  
    The team leaders were Whitney Whitaker with eight kills, Casey Wallace with five digs and Emma Gooden with 17 assists and 10 service aces.  
    The junior varsity also won in straight sets over St. Patrick. The Saints season mark is 2-9.
    The next evening the Fillies traveled to Alexandria to face the Lady Mustangs of Bishop Brossart.