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Today's News

  • Fillies drop heartbreaker to Bourbon County, begin with two losses

    Asia Sims banked in a running 10-footer as the horn sounded Monday night to propel the Lady Colonels of Bourbon County to a 44-43 win over the Harrison County Fillies in Cynthiana.  
    The Fillies had regained the lead with seven seconds left on junior Morgan Florence’s six-footer from the baseline following a Harrison County timeout in what was a set up play. Sims then raced unimpeded down the floor for the winning basket.

  • Murder trial should start next week

    With the week-and-a-half-long jury selection expected to continue at least through Friday, opening statements are not expected in the Bass Webb murder trial at least until Tuesday, Dec. 13.
    Potential jurors have been interviewed individually in closed session this week with the primary focus on the death penalty, according to information from the Circuit Judge’s office.

  • 8-foot bear missing from Harrison County home

    A $500 reward is being offered for the return of a chainsaw-made statue belonging to a couple in Ohio.
    The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department is still investigating an incident on Dixon Road where an 8-foot wooden bear statue was stolen sometime in November.
    The property owners, Rhea King and Alan Dine, noticed the statue missing while visiting the property during a weekend getaway.

  • 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