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Today's News

  • Senate tasked with developing budget during 60-day session

    By Sen. Walter Blevins Jr.

    The Kentucky General Assembly convened Jan. 7 for the 2014 regular session.  More than 200 bills have already been filed and are working their way through the legislative process.

  • Fillies lose two at home, host Bourbon Co. on Friday

    The Harrison County Fillies hadn’t been on the Hilltop in a month before last Saturday’s game with the Lady Panthers of Fleming County.  
    After the game it seems it may have been better that way as Harrison County lost all three games of the freshman, junior varsity and varsity triple header.
    The games were all close except for the varsity match-up.  

  • City public works deals with frigid temperatures, four waterline breaks

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The Cynthiana water department wants to express its thanks to the Pike Street resident who brought them cups of hot chocolate while they were working on a broken water line in subzero weather Sunday morning.

  • Apparently they don’t care

    At the risk of losing my good standing with the school I feel like I have to comment on the triple header with Fleming County held last Saturday.
    While this will be seen as critical of the administration some of it is beyond their control or it is as the situation currently stands.  
    If it should be or not may be up for debate.  

  • HCHS Bowling Team
  • Fillies, Breds sweep Augusta on Thursday

    Two games that were thought to be tough battles played out that way for the basketball Fillies, but the Thorobreds had a running clock in their game as the two Harrison County squads swept by Augusta Thursday night in Augusta.  
    The Fillies were coming off one of their better performances of the year in Lewis County and they continued where they left off Saturday.  
    Madison Philpot and Jordan Doram combined for all 14 of the Fillies’ first quarter points as they rushed out to a 14-8 first-quarter advantage.  

  • HCMS Colts Basketball
  • City hires Ammerman as new Main Street Program director

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    The Cynthiana City Commission took little time in unanimously hiring a Main Street Program director Tuesday night. However, when it came to finding office space, the four commissioners and mayor disagreed.

  • Sports beat

    Harrison County Football Alumni Association to meet
    The Harrison County Football Alumni Association will hold a meeting on Sunday, Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. at the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office. The 2014 Hall of Fame banquet will be the topic of discussion. Support for Harrison County football will also be discussed.
    For more information contact Jim Furnish at 234-1904.

    Co-ed volleyball signups underway

  • Of toenails and helicopters

    Not to get all TMI (“too much information”) on you, but I have this black spot on my toenail.
    When I first noticed it, my over-active, ultra-melodramatic imagination decided it was melanoma and I only had three weeks to live.
    It turned out to be blood underneath the nail from the time I dropped something on it. The doctor diagnosed it as an “owie” and said it would take a long time for it to go away, that the spot would grow out as the nail grows.