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Today's News

  • Candidates begin filing for state, local offices

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    And, they’re off.

    Horse racing may be king in Kentucky, but politics is certainly in the running.

  • Christmas Variety Show is Friday

    Dinky Gowen’s Master of Illusion show will be on the stage at the Harrison County High School auditorium Friday night at 7 p.m.

    All proceeds from the event will go the Kiwanis Club for its annual charities.

  • Christmas parade is Saturday

    Cynthiana’s annual Christmas parade will ring in the Christmas season on Saturday at 4 p.m.

    The Chamber of Commerce event will take off from River Road Park and head toward downtown via Pleasant Street. It will turn north onto Main Street and continue to Pearl Street where it will then head to Walnut, Pike and back to Main.

  • Heroin charges result from hit-and-run crash

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    A Cynthiana woman was arrested on drug charges and driving on a suspended license after she attempted to flee the scene of a car accident near Walmart. She was apprehended by a Harrison County sheriff’s deputy within minutes of her attempted flight from the scene.

  • Church leader indicted

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    A Harrison County grand jury issued indictments against seven individuals during its Tuesday session,

    Many of those facing charges have been under indictment previously.

  • Rohs welcomes teen medium for Friday the 13th ghost hunt

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    The Rohs Opera House invites about 40 or so people to share in a personal Ebenezer Scrooge experience with their favorite holiday spirits – literally!

     

  • Sports This Week

    Fillies Basketball
    Freshmen vs. Montgomery County, Wednesday 12-4
    Varsity at Nicholas County, Friday 12-6
    Freshmen at George Rogers Clark, Tuesday 12-10
    Thorobreds Basketball
    Freshmen vs. Montgomery County, Wednesday 12-4
    Varsity at Nicholas County, Friday 12-6
    Varsity vs. Madison Central, Monday 12-9
    Freshmen vs. Madison Central, Monday 12-9
    Bowling
    At Tates Creek, Friday 12-6
    Montgomery County,  Monday 12-9
    At Henry Clay, Tuesday 12-10
    Wrestling

  • Fillies stifle Calvary Christian 35-14 to open season

    The Harrison County Fillies’ defense shut down the Calvary Christian Lady Cougars Monday night in Covington with a 35-14 win to open the 2013-14 season.  
    The 14-point total was the second fewest allowed by a Fillies team; the fewest was an 11-point output by Deming in December 1997.  
    The victory avenged last year’s opening loss on the Hilltop.
    Harrison County played without starting shooting guard Chelsea Ingram who was out with wisdom teeth issues.  

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Dec. 5
    Book Group Potluck.
    Thursday, Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. for historical and women’s book groups at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Will also be discussing the book Christmas with Tucker and choosing books for the coming months.

  • Thorobreds lose tough opener at Oldham County in overtime

    The Harrison County Thorobreds lost their opening game for the 2013-14 season Monday night in Buckner to the Oldham County Colonels 87-85 in overtime.  
    The visiting Thorobreds seemed to have the game in control early as they jumped out to a 20-10 lead behind juniors Trent Thompson and D.J. Jenkins before the Colonels rallied to cut the lead to 21-15 at the first stop.
    The second quarter saw the Thorobreds continue to lead taking advantage of hot shooting from the field.