Today's News

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Feb. 27
    Historical Book Group Meeting. Thursday, Feb. 27 at 4:45 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The book for discussion will be Shattered Dreams: My Life as a Polygamist’s Wife by Irene Spencer.
    Women’s Book Group. Thursday, Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The book for discussion will be Queen of Kentucky by Alecia Whitaker.

  • Horn Humanitarian Award to be presented March 11

    The 2013 Horn Humanitarian Award will be presented to Margaret Watson on Tuesday, March 11, at 7:45 p.m. at Cynthiana Christian Church.

    The Harrison County Service Unit Board established the Clarence Horn Humanitarian Award to honor and preserve the vision Horn provided in serving the people of the community. 


    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    When Lauren Hill was just 20 weeks pregnant with her and her husband Adam’s, first child, they knew their baby was facing an immediate open heart surgery.

  • Jailer hopeful responds to misdemeanor theft charge

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    A Harrison County Jailer candidate is facing misdemeanor theft charges in connection with a case report filed with the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office last December.

  • Bid awarded for revamping county courthouse

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Based on a recommendation from Brandstetter Carroll Inc. Architects, the Harrison County Fiscal Court awarded the courthouse renovation project to Trace Creek Construction based out of Vanceburg. The vote was 6-1.

  • Midden honored for three years of 100% distinguished

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The Harrison County School Board joined with Southside Elementary School principal Steven Fowler to recognize a student for an outstanding academic achievement.

  • Biancke's is open, again

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Just 10 days after a fire shut-down the popular Biancke’s Restaurant, re-opened on Wednesday, Feb. 26.

    “Everything has been completely rewired or checked,” said owner Mary Todd Ashbrook, who has now gone through a second fire.

  • Fillies, Breds roll into district finals with lopsided wins

    The Harrison County Fillies and Thorobreds disposed of their opponents from Pendleton County Tuesday night with one-sided victories in the 38th District semi finals.  
    The games, which were played in Falmouth, saw the Fillies hold the Lady Cats to 18 points in a 44-to-18 romp and the Thorobreds whip the Wildcats 64 to 36.
    The first game of the night started slow with Harrison County holding a 6-to-4 lead at the end of the first period.  

  • Nearly six decades of harmony on the Hymn Sing

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    In the move from the old log building to WCYN’s current location on Main Street, Patty Drake came across a reel-to-reel audio tape stored in a closet. Curious about what, if anything, was recorded on it, she had a friend transfer the recording to a compact disc.

  • Fillies, Thorobreds battle Indians close on Friday

    There are no moral victories especially after a team has led for a good portion of the game. However, when one considers the competition, Friday’s games at Montgomery County might be considered a moral victory, at least for the Fillies.
    The Fillies started Friday’s game against the Lady Indians by playing with the same control as they have the last few games.  
    Coach Kim Furnish’s squad controlled the tempo of the game and played some steady defense to take a 9 to 5 lead at the end of the first stanza.