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Today's News

  • Cynthiana’s Christmas parade is Saturday, Dec. 4

    The annual Christmas parade is just a little over two weeks away on Saturday, Dec. 4 and there is more to see this year than ever before.
    The Chamber of Commerce is introducing its theme and version of “Deck the Halls.”
    “We are encouraging not only everyone in the parade to be festive in their decorating, but the store windows around town as well,” said Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Pat Grenier.

  • BGADD awarded grants for police, fire equipment

    The Kentucky Office of Homeland Security (KOHS) has awarded $578,100 in State Homeland Security Grants to Bluegrass Area Development District  for the purchase of interoperable communications, hazmat equipment, and mobile data computers.
    “Homeland Security grants are a vital component in helping keep the Commonwealth safe and secure,” Gov.  Steve Beshear said. “They provide funds that enable our first responders to have the latest and best tools needed in their critical missions.”

  • Fillies’ season depends on progress made by youthful players

    First year head coach Piper Akin is excited about her new team’s improvement in the two or so weeks they have practiced this year.  
    “The girls have given great effort and are working together well as a team,” she commented after the scrimmage last Friday.  
    “Sayre played a 2-3 zone against us and we adjusted pretty well to it as the game went on,” she said.

  • I could have made that kick

    As I have gotten older, my skills as I remember them in different sports have improved a great deal.  
    I am not the only person that falls into this category I am sure, but I may be one of the few to admit it.  

  • Cheerleaders finish third, qualify for nationals Saturday

    The scene was the Civic Center at Rupp Arena for the Bluegrass Regional competition on Saturday, Nov. 13. The Harrison County cheerleading squad faced the toughest competition in the area as nationally ranked North Laurel and perennial 10th region powerhouse George Rogers Clark were two of the squads from all over Kentucky who were present to win the right to go to Florida in February.   
    The Harrison County team opened the season with a third place finish and qualified for the NHSCC in Orlando in February 2011.  

  • Youth dominates squad for Thorobreds in 2010-11

    “We really won’t be Thorobreds this year for a while,” commented head Breds’ Basketball Coach Mike Reitz. “We will be yearlings for sometime while we grow, mature and get stronger.”  
    Reitz greeted two returning starters and two other players who played substantial minutes as practice began for the upcoming season.  

  • Ashbrook leading 2nd ranked Campbellsville to 5-0 start

    Harrison County 2008 graduate Josh Ashbrook has the Campbellsville Tiger wrestling squad on the way to the Mid South Conference championship for this season.  
    The Tigers are rated second nationally in NAIA and are currently 5-0 leading the Mid South. Campbellsville has defeated two nationally ranked teams during the early part of this season beating No. 5 rated Cumberland University and 17th The University of the Cumberlands.

  • Bowlers split with Clark Co. Sunday

    The Harrison County bowling teams traveled to Winchester Sunday to the R&V Sports Center for a match with the George Rogers Clark bowlers. The Harrison County boys’ team swept passed the Cardinal bowling squad by a 6 ½ to ½ score. The ½ points coming when the teams tied 560 each in the third game when Brandon Hatton bowled a 257 game for the Cards.  Harrison County swept through the first two games of the match winning 601 to 556 and 603 to 450.  

  • Sports beat

    Youth League Basketball sign up
    this Saturday
    The Cynthiana Harrison County Recreation Department is having youth league basketball sign ups this Saturday at Sports Unlimited. The sign up is for pre-K through sixth grade from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. There will also be a sign up period Saturday, Nov. 27, from 10 a.m. until noon.  Fees are the same as last year. Any questions please contact the recreation department.

    Harrison Select volleyball registration
    to begin

  • Sophia Alexandra Moore

    Sophia Alexandra Moore was born to Sarah Moore on Sept. 20, 2010 at Central Baptist Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs. 12 oz., and is welcomed by her sister, Sydney, and brother, Caleb.
    Maternal grandparents are Patricia and Mark Wasson.