Today's News

  • Celebrating 25 years of business in Cynthiana


    Leono’s will ring in the new year with a 25th anniversary celebration week filled with daily specials and pizza drawings for supporting customers.

  • New Year’s resolutions

    When you get to be my age there have been many chances to make great and meaningful changes/improvements at the beginning of the year.  
    I never have been able to resolve to lose weight, quit swearing etc., so this year all of my resolutions are going to be sports related.
    The first one would be easy for some people but has always been hard for me.  
    That will be to continue to follow a sport after “my team” is eliminated.  

  • Thorobred wrestlers battle teams from three states in Tennessee tournament

    The youthful Harrison County wrestling team spent the pre-Christmas weekend wrestling against teams from Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia in a tournament held near Knoxville.  
    The Breds finished with one victory and four losses as they were matched against veteran teams from the tri-state area.  
    The Thorobreds lost to two teams where they were within one match of turning the defeat into a team victory.  Both Alcoa and Dobyns Bennett, Tenn., edged Harrison County, Alcoa by 40-36 and Dobyns Bennett by 47-41.  

  • Breds split four, finish 6th at Lake Cumberland Classic

    Poor free throw shooting in the fourth quarter Sunday sent the Harrison County Thorobreds down to a 65-59 defeat to Rowan County and sixth place in the Lake Cumberland Holiday Hoops Classic.  
    The Breds had previously defeated Louisville Southern, 67-41, and Louisville Manual, 65-64, while losing to Somerset, 66-48, in the four day tournament.  
    The Classic began on Thursday night with the game against the Trojans of Louisville Southern.  

  • Harrison Deposit sold to The Bank of Henderson

    The Bank of Henderson is expanding its financial services footprint with the acquisition of Harrison Deposit Bank of Cynthiana, effective Jan. 1. 

    In order to reflect the bank’s regional presence, there will be a new name and brand. 

  • Harrison County Menus

    Jan. 7-11
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Egg on English Muffin or Cereal/Toast or yogurt,fruit, variety of milk.
    TUESDAY: Breakfast Pizza or Cereal/Toast or yogurt, fruit, variety of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Cinnamon Toast with yogurt Cereal/Toast, fruit, variety of milk.
    THURSDAY: Pancake dippers or Cereal/Toast or yogurt, fruit, variety of milk.
    FRIDAY: Scrambled Eggs/Toast or Cereal/Toast or yogurt, fruit, variety of milk.


  • Church briefs

    Regular service times at Oddville Christian are Sundays at 10 a.m. for bible study, 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. for preaching, and Wednesdays at 7 p.m. for mid-week bible study.

    Bluegrass Cowboy Church will be holding a Winter Revival Jan. 14-19. There will be a different preacher and special music each night.
    Services will begin at 7 p.m. at Legion Park, Bourbon County Fairgrounds, off the bypass in Paris.

  • Big, crazy, toddler-sized faith

    When my youngest brother was little he loved to be tossed into the swimming pool.
    We’d pick him up and throw him underhand, like lobbing a softball, into the deep end and watch him sink and then pop his head up from the surface, look for the nearest side of the pool and swim toward it.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Summer Lynn Hensley, Dec. 20, daughter of Kevin and Michelle Hensley; Payton Nichole Hennemann, Dec. 23, daughter of Kevin and Alissa Hennemann; Tayton Allan Simpson, Nov. 4, son of Amber Thompson and Rex Simpson; Emily Denise White, Dec. 24, daughter of Dennis and Colena White.
    Cynthiana National Guard Company C 201st Engineer Battalion were deployed to Fort Knox as part of the homeland security Operation Noble Eagle.

  • EDA/MCCLVC to host small business seminar Jan. 16