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Today's News

  • Cynthiana..’The Little Town That Could’

    Last week I took a much need hiatus to Florida and it gave me time to let the entirety of The Walking Dead Day sink in.  

    Two months ago, I posted a Facebook post asking for Walking Dead super fans to help with a top secret project.  

    I’m not sure my friends quite knew what they were getting into, but they committed to the very end. 

    I can remember sitting in the Chamber at that first meeting, not really sure how big the event would be. 

  • Viewpoint

    This is no doubt one of the busiest times of the year.

    There is much to look forward to in the coming weeks. So before you complain that there is nothing to do in Cynthiana, check out some of the things coming our way.

    This weekend is something new and will bring some beautiful motorcycles to our streets.

    It’s a first-ever Bike Night, and is being offered as a precursor to Cynthiana’s Rod Run, which is the following weekend, Saturday, Aug. 27.

  • How will you be remembered?

    What kind of person are you? When you pass away, how will you be remembered by those who knew you? 

    A couple of weeks ago, my family returned to Texas because I was asked to conduct the memorial service of one of our former church members there. Glen Milham passed away in the early hours of Aug. 1, the very day of his 89th birthday. 

  • Hushing Jesus up

     

    Years ago I visited with a woman who sold biblical toys, action figures of Bible characters like Moses, David and Goliath and Jesus.

    The Jesus doll, about twice the size of a G.I. Joe, had movable fingers and joints and if you pressed a button on Jesus’ back he talked.

    As the woman demonstrated, Jesus started reciting Bible verses -- and wouldn’t stop.

  • Church News

    SILAS BAPTIST

    Members of Silas Baptist Church invites everyone to visit Silas on Sunday, Aug. 28, at 6 p.m. to hear the religious group CrossTithes. The men of CrossTithes are best summed up by their motto: “Simple men. Simple music. An Awesome God!” Devoted to simple service, they believe that God doesn’t call us to do great things, He calls us to do things...and He’ll make them great. 

  • calendar

    THURSDAY, Aug. 18 

    Book Babies. Thursday, Aug. 18 at 10 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Bring your baby up to 18 months old for a fun time reading, playing, and singing. Library time for our youngest patrons. Pre-registration is appreciated.

    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Thursday, Aug. 18 at Grand Haven at 10:30 a.m.

     

    FRIDAY, Aug. 19

  • Mason County surprises Breds in 6-2 win Tuesday

    Mike Aldridge,

    Sports Writer

    hoosiers49@gmail.com

     

    The Harrison County soccer Breds came out over confident in Tuesday’s season opener with Mason County and paid the price. Similar to last year’s district match up, the Royals were not to be taken lightly.

    Early in the match, the fleet-footed Mason County forwards took advantage of Harrison County defender errors and were one-on-one with goal keeper Max Ferguson.  

  • Good crowd witnesses good start for Breds in Friday scrimmage

    Mike Aldridge,

    Sports Writer

    hoosiers49@gmail.com

     

    George Rogers Clark, Taylor County, Frankfort and Harrison County took part in a football scrimmage Friday evening on the Hilltop.  

    The format had fields running simultaneously with a game on the Athletic Complex Field and one on the practice field.  

    The Thorobreds matched up with George Rogers Clark in the first 30-minute continuous clock game.  

  • Fillies roll past Fleming Co. in volleyball action Tuesday

    Mike Aldridge,

    Sports Writer

    hoosiers49@gmail.com

     

    The Harrison County Fillies opened the 2016 volleyball season with an impressive 25-6, 25-8, 25-6 win over the Fleming County Lady Panthers.  

    The match was also the opener for Coach Nick Thrasher’s squad as they visited the Hilltop to face the Fillies at the Harrison County Middle School.

  • Golfers in middle of the pack in two outings

     Mike Aldridge,

    Sports Writer

    hoosiers49@gmail.com

     

    The Harrison County Fillies and Thorobreds competed in one golf outing each during the last week, both finishing in the middle of their respective groups.  

    The Fillies were in Mt. Sterling on Saturday playing at Indian Creek Golf Course in a 19-team Montgomery County Invitational.