Today's News

  • Helping the Animal Shelter

    Westside Elementary students of Sandy Vanhook and Marilyn Willhoit’s fourth grade classes donated several bags of food and supplies to the Harrison County Animal Shelter. The students were rewarded by Animal Control Officer Alan Fryman with some quality time with a few of the many puppies currently available at the shelter.

  • Breds lose lead, fall to Holy Cross

    The Harrison County Thorobreds went cold from the floor in the later stages of the third quarter and in the fourth period in a 58-54 loss to Covington Holy Cross Friday on the Hilltop.  
    The Breds lost their shooting touch and also tried to drive the ball into the post to draw the final foul on Holy Cross’ star Antonio Campbell.  
    The 6-foot-8 Ohio University signee simply rejected shot after shot when the smaller Harrison County guards tried to force the ball into the key.  

  • News brief

    Deadline nears for HMH education assistance program
    The application deadline to participate in the Community Education Assistance Program at Harrison Memorial Hospital is Dec. 31, 2012. In order to qualify, you must be presently accepted and enrolled in a health career field of study. If you would like additional information, call Julia Fulton, R.N. at 859-234-2300.

    Oakwood Baptist Church sanctuary transformed to streets of New York

  • The time is now for tax reform, says Lt. Gov. Abramson

    By Jerry Abramson, Lt. Governor
    Over the last five years, during the worst of the economic recession, Governor Steve Beshear had to cut $1.6 billion from the state budget.  Families across the state made tough budget decisions, too.  While the past few years have been difficult, those bleak economic times forced all of us to reconsider what we value most, and how to make sure that we meet the critical needs of our families.

  • Peters honored as Teacher of the Year by Paris Chamber

    Ann Peters, Spanish instructor at Maysville Community and Technical College Licking Valley Campus Paris and Carlisle Extensions, was named teacher of the year by the Bourbon County Chamber of Commerce.  
    Ann Courtney Denham, Licking Valley Campus public relations specialist said, “It is a privilege to be a former student and now coworker of Mrs. Peters. She inspired me to become the person I am today. Students of Maysville Community and Technical College are fortunate to have such a talented Spanish instructor.”  

  • Church News


  • The gift of wanting

    I like to tell people that every obsession I have is my youngest daughter’s fault. She got me hooked on jewelry, shoes, pedicures, purses, expensive cosmetics — I blame her, only because the alternative is to blame myself.
    But the truth is, I was born a wanter. I want this and I want that and I want more.
    In an old Seinfeld episode Kramer asks George, “Do you ever yearn?”
    George tells him, “Well, not recently. I craved. I crave all the time, constant craving. But I haven’t yearned.”
    Do you yearn?

  • Techau-Duszynski exchange vows

    Mr. and Mrs. Neal Techau of Cynthiana announce the marriage of their daughter, Kensi Elizabeth, to Evan James Duszynski, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Duszynski, also of Cynthiana. The wedding was held on June 30, 2012 at the First Church of God in Lexington, Ky. Pastor Tim Gould of Houston, Texas, friend and former pastor of the bride, officiated the ceremony.

  • McCauleys celebrate 72nd anniversary

    Jack and Nora McCauley celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary on Saturday, Dec. 8. They were married by Bro. Lenox in Falmouth, Ky., in 1940.
    There was a celebration given at their home on Sunday, Dec. 9 by their son David (Peggy) along with their children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

  • Slades to be honored with anniversary reception Dec. 22

    Harold and Dorothy Slade will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Dec. 18. They were married at the First Methodist Church in Cynthiana by the Rev. Marvin McClure on Dec. 18, 1952.
    Their children, Kay Cox, Betty Pariso, Terry Slade, Ann Slade and their families, will honor them with a reception at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum on Saturday, Dec. 22 from 2-4 p.m. The museum is located at 124 S. Walnut St. Friends and family are invited to attend. The couple requests no gifts.