Today's News

  • HCMS Fillies hold first place with final week approaching

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County Middle School soccer Fillies hold a one-point lead going into the final week of regular season following two wins last week.  
    The 7-0-1 Fillies defeated Georgetown Middle last Tuesday and then won at home Thursday over Scott Middle to go into the last week with the precarious lead.
    Tuesday was the last road trip of the year for the Fillies as they took the short trip to Georgetown.  

  • Sports beat

    Former Harrison runners scoring for Georgetown Tigers
    Four former Harrison County track stars are doing for Georgetown College track what they did on the Hilltop for the Breds and Fillies. The quartet is scoring big points for the Tigers, especially in the recent meet at Mount St. Joseph in Cincinnati.

  • USDA expands safety-net for dairy operations

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces that dairy farms participating in the Margin Protection Program (MPP) can now update their production history when an eligible family member joins the operation. The voluntary program protects participating dairy producers when the margin – the difference between the price of milk and feed costs – falls below levels of protection selected by the applicant.

  • Bowling results

    Thursday Classic 4/14/16
    Mintbrook Farm W 84/L 48
    Fryman Construction W 82/L 50
    The Crew W 75/L 57
    Darpro W 71.5/L 60.5
    BB’s Shell W 58.5/L 73.5
    Krazy Bytes W 54.5/L 77.5
    Bell’s Outdoor Sports W 52/L 80
    Miles Auto Body W 50.5/L 81.5

  • CHFS holds Appreciation Luncheon

    CHFS (Social Services) held its second annual appreciation lunch on Tuesday, April 19 for law enforcement officers in honor of Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month. The luncheon was held at the Harrison County Extension Office. The event also supported Red Nose Day, making a difference for Kids (meals for children living in homeless shelters, eye exam and glasses, provides books, supplies and activities to help keep reading skills sharp during the summer, and more), which will be celebrated on May 26.

  • 2016 Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport Wings and Wheels Event

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport began its summer activities with the Wings and Wheels event held Saturday, April 16. Wings and Wheels is a day for the community to get up close and personal with airplanes, classic cars, antique tractors and motorcycles.
    The next event is planned for May 14, and will host its Silver Eagles day. Anyone over the age of 60 will be invited to come to the airport for free airplane rides.

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  • Environmental stewardship, on-farm improvement incentives among agricultural investments approved

    The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board approves $255,208 for agricultural diversification and rural development programs across the Commonwealth during its April board meeting.
    Deceased Farm Animal Removal Program
    The Deceased Farm Animal Removal Program serves as a measure to facilitate the coordination of environmentally sound and cost effective disposal of deceased livestock for Kentucky producers. Two Deceased Farm Animal Removal Programs totaling ($15,000) were approved by the board for Harrison ($7,500) and Henry ($7,500) counties.

  • Bour-Bon announces live music line-up

    Bour-Bon has an impressive line-up of live music. From country to jazz. Bour-Bon is a unique music venue located on Main Street in Paris, Ky. Just minutes from downtown Lexington, and is emerging as a popular spot for the latest in rising artists.
    To kick-off April, Alicia Helm McCorvey and Friends – five-piece jazz band - play Saturday, April 23.
    Wonky Tonk takes the stage on Friday, April 29 - 2016 Cincinnati’s Entertainment Award (CEA) Nominee for Best Singer/Songwriter, Best Country Act, and Best Music Video.

  • Cynthiana Chapter DAR to meet June 4 at Duncan Tavern

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library on April 9.
    Regent Gail Kesterson called the meeting to order. We were honored to have the Jemima Johnson Chapter as our guest.
    The DAR Ritual, Pledge of Allegiance, The American’s Creed, and the Preamble to the Constitution were recited, followed by the singing of the Star Spangled Banner.
    Kesterson introduced Professor Chris Browning, who gave an interesting presentation about Margaret Kemble Gage, a little known figure in the American Revolutionary War.