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Today's News

  • Breds finish fifth in ‘Rumble on the Hilltop’ Saturday

    “I thought we wrestled well, but I am not happy with the results,” said first-year head coach Luke Tucker. “We will have to continue to practice hard in order to improve.”  
    Tucker’s youthful grapplers took one championship and three runners up in the eight-team meet, which was won by Scott High of Covington.  
    Senior Eric Kiskaden was the lone winner for the Breds as he rolled through the 195 lb class to win the title.  

  • Seeing RED

    Nothing says Christmas like a soft, fluffy snow covered ground and smells of Christmas candy and cookies coming from every house up and down the streets of Cynthiana.
    The sound of Christmas carols being rung throughout the town from the bells of Saint Edwards Church is enough to remind us all that the holiday season is here.
    On almost every window sill will sit a small nativity scene that reminds us all of what Christmas is all about and on every kitchen table there will be a beautiful, deep red sign that ties all holiday cheer into one.

  • Bluegrass Conference play continues for Middle School Colts

    The Harrison County Middle School eighth grade basketball team remained undefeated in Bluegrass Conference play as they won games with McNabb Middle School and Powell County.  
    Coach Jamie Cases’ stalwarts started slowly on Thursday but poured on the coal in the second half to handily defeat McNabb 53-33.  
    Jovon Williams hit for 16 points to lead the Colts while Zach Pulliam was also in double figures with 12 points.  

  • Cross country awards
  • Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport lands flight school

    For those who spend their lives looking up in the air searching for planes flying over, now is the chance to switch roles and become the one who is being searched for in the sky.
    During the November meeting of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport, an announcement was made introducing a new flight school under the instruction of instructor CJ Land.
    Land, a former Chief Flight instructor at Eastern Kentucky University, is now offering flight lessons at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport in a multi-stage project to start flight schools in numerous states.

  • High school basketball, a bargain at any price

    The high school football season is over now with state champions crowned in all six classes last weekend in Bowling Green.  
    I was right on five of six, missing the Hazard win over Mayfield in Class A. Three of Harrison County’s opponents from last season were in the finals with only Highlands winning a championship.  

  • Sports beat

    Baseball Boosters chili supper
    Friday night
    The Harrison County High School Baseball Boosters are having a chili supper Friday night, Dec. 9, before the varsity doubleheader with Nicholas County.  
    Serving begins at 5 p.m. and will continue until 8:30 p.m. The chili supper will be in the high school cafeteria.  
    The Fillies and Breds face Nicholas County’s squads beginning at 6 p.m. with the second game scheduled for 8 p.m.

    Bowlers open season with qins
    over Montgomery County

  • Blue Grass Energy’s 12 Days of Giving is underway

    Blue Grass Energy and its employees are in the spirit of giving this holiday season the third annual 12 Days of Giving food and toy drive Dec. 1-16. Partnering with Toys for Tots and God’s Pantry, Blue Grass Energy is collecting toys and non-perishable food items to be distributed to families in need throughout its 23-county service area.

  • Hollyn Mae Price

    Hollyn Mae Price was born to Bradley and Heather Price of Cynthiana on June 17, 2011 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs. 10 oz., and is welcomed by her brother Keene Bradley Price.
    Maternal grandparents are Kenny and Susan Kenall of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Ell Kendall Jr. of Morning Glory and Ruby Whitaker of Lexington.
    Paternal grandparents are Kenny and Joan Price of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Charles and Louise Forsythe of Cynthiana.

  • Brooks-Palmer exchange vows in Georgetown

    Emily Sue Brooks and Jonathan Journey Palmer were united in marriage on Aug. 27, 2011 at St. John’s Catholic Church of Georgetown, Ky. The Rev. John ‘Rocky’ Sugar, uncle of the bride, performed the ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of Leo Brooks Sr. of Harrodsburg, Ky. and Susan Brooks of Lexington, Ky. She is a 2002 graduate of Bryan Station High School, Lexington, Ky., attended EKU 2002-05 and is attending Midway College.