Today's News

  • Financial Affairs: “How full is your piggy bank?”

     How much money in your “piggy bank” is influenced by many expected and unexpected factors. Values, goals, personal choices, major life events, lifestyle conditions and needs (both planned and not planned) influence financial planning. However, for the most part, certain age groups tend to have the same life cycle needs. 

  • HMH recognized for the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) was recently recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program as a silver level for their commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep. They are one of the first hospitals in Kentucky to receive the title.

  • Reunions

     HCHS CLASS OF 1958

    The Harrison County High School Class of 1958 will celebrate their 58th reunion on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 1 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Cynthiana.



    The Mallinckrodt reunion will be held Oct. 19 at noon at Blue Licks in the Arlington Room.

    Call 859-289-4713 if you plan to attend.



  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Antwan Edward Bell, Aug. 25, son of Cheryl and Carl (Jr.) Bell; Kalishia Jamay Davis, Aug. 10, daughter of Laquishia Talbott and Jason Davis; Whitney Paige Dunaway, daughter of Brent and Ashley Dunaway; Cody Logan Fitzgerald, July 20, son of Jena Lynn Evans and Dusty A. Fitzgerald; Ayden Nathaniel Nickerson, Aug. 24, son of Bobby “Glenn” Nickerson and Melissa Marie Jordan; Christopher Adam Northcutt, Aug. 22, son of Adam and Tabitha Northcutt.

  • Cash Express honors local first responders
  • Sports Beat

     HCMS girls’ basketball continues successful season

    The Harrison County Middle School seventh and eighth grade teams continue to play in the Bluegrass Conference and hold their own.  

    The seventh grade currently has a 7-3 record with nine regular season games remaining to play.  

    The results of the last seven games are as follows: 

    •Aug. 25: Harrison County, 28, Nicholas County, 20. Scoring: Gabby Hatterick, 22, Kara Hines 6.  

  • Fillies shut out by Brossart and Bourbon County in road games

    Mike Aldridge,

    Sports Writer



    The Harrison County soccer Fillies found the scoring net to be very elusive in two games on the road against Bishop Brossart and Bourbon County.  

    The battle with Brossart in Alexandria last Wednesday saw the Fillies with two early scoring chances that did not come to fruition.  

  • Volleyball Fillies beat Bracken Co., runners up in Dink Scott

    Mike Aldridge,

    Sports Writer



    The Harrison County volleyball Fillies continued their good season by beating Bracken County 2-0 Thursday and finishing second in the Dink Scott Memorial Tournament Saturday in Mt. Sterling.

    On Thursday, the freshman Fillies started with a three-set win over the freshmen Polar Bears, 19-21, 21-17, 21-17.  

    The junior varsity followed with a three-set win, 21-10, 19-21, 21-15.

  • Breds fall to 0-7-2 with losses to Calvary Christian and GRC

    Mike Aldridge,

    Sports Writer



    The Harrison County Thorobreds continue to find the goal hard to connect with as they lost, 3-0, to Calvary Christian and 6-2 to George Rogers Clark in soccer action.

    On Thursday, the long bus trip flattened the Breds as they came out slow and fell behind by three goals in the first 20 minutes of play.  

    The Breds recovered and played a lot better but the damage was done.  

  • Thorobreds stampede past Braves with balanced attack 39-18

    Mike Aldridge,

    Sports Writer



    The Harrison County Thorobreds scored three times on the ground and twice through the air in Friday night’s, 39-18, win over the Grant County Braves.  The home opener for the Thorobreds was played before an outstanding crowd on the Hilltop and the home team did not disappoint.