Today's News

  • Slade makes bid for city commission

    Roger Slade is announcing his candidacy for re-election to the office of Cynthiana City Commissioner. 

    Slade is a lifelong resident of Cynthiana and has been married to his wife, Shelley, for 21 years. They have two children: Syndey, 19, and Brady, 16. 

  • Church News

    A community event, “Looking from the Bed.” will be held Saturday, March 16, 6-8 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension office.
    Cornerstone Christian Church is hosting the program, which will be presented by Ryland Brown. Discussion will center around practical ways of showing love to those who are dying.
    Brown’s program will focus on topics such as the denial of death, grief, explaining death to children as well as other points of discussion.

  • Clifford seeks re-election as constable

    Sixth District Constable Dwight “Keith” Clifford has announced that he will seek re-election for a second term as constable in the Westside and Connersville precincts. 

    Clifford has resided in the Connersville area for over 40 years and is a honorably discharged veteran of the United States Air Force. 

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  • Jones seeks bid as appeals judge

    Allison Jones is seeking her first full term as a judge in the 6th District Court of Appeals. 

    Jones was appointed appellate judge last September to serve out the remainder of  Judge Michelle Keller’s unexpired term. Judge Keller had left the seat vacant when she accepted an appointment to the Kentucky Supreme Court.

  • Main Street Program director ready for downtown revitalization

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Emily Ammerman said her love of downtown Cynthiana and historic preservation will serve her well as she embarks on her new career.

    Ammerman has been named the Main Street Program director for Cynthiana.

  • Court considers new lease for Handy House project

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    While acknowledging that there is still time left on the original lease agreement to restore the historic Handy House at Flat Run Veteran’s Park, most magistrates on the Harrison County Fiscal Court were clearly reluctant to transfer the lease to the Harrison County Heritage Council.

  • Breds ice Polar Bears, lose heartbreaker to Campbell County Camels

    The weekend of Thorobreds basketball went from a tremendous high on Friday with a 91-55 win at Bracken County to a low with a 63-61 loss at home to Campbell County on Saturday night.
    The Bracken County game saw the Thorobreds start fast with an early lead as junior D.J. Jenkins and sophomore Zack Pulliam lit up the scoreboard with 15 of the Breds 21 first stanza points.  
    The younger Pulliam was starting in place of junior Trenton Thompson, who was ill and unable to play. Pulliam took advantage of his chance.  

  • HCMS cheerleaders are conference champs

    The Harrison County Middle School cheerleaders traveled to Winchester Saturday to compete in the Bluegrass Conference cheer competition and came home the big winners.  
    The contest was held at Conkwright Middle School with all of the area middle school cheer teams on hand to make for a challenging day.  
    The Harrison County girls placed first in the small division and their score in that performance gave them the best total of the day which placed them ahead of all teams in all divisions.  

  • Harrison County archers advance to state

    Harrison County’s elementary archery team finished first and the high school team finished second in the KHSAA and NASP regional in Williamstown last Saturday.  
    The Harrison County Middle School squad was sixth of 17 teams but just missed qualifying for the state though Steven Oaks did qualify with a score of 272.
    The elementary school won the five-team division with the first and second place elementary shooter in the competition.