Today's News

  • Bluegrass Conference play continues for Middle School Colts

    The Harrison County Middle School eighth grade basketball team remained undefeated in Bluegrass Conference play as they won games with McNabb Middle School and Powell County.  
    Coach Jamie Cases’ stalwarts started slowly on Thursday but poured on the coal in the second half to handily defeat McNabb 53-33.  
    Jovon Williams hit for 16 points to lead the Colts while Zach Pulliam was also in double figures with 12 points.  

  • Cross country awards
  • Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport lands flight school

    For those who spend their lives looking up in the air searching for planes flying over, now is the chance to switch roles and become the one who is being searched for in the sky.
    During the November meeting of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport, an announcement was made introducing a new flight school under the instruction of instructor CJ Land.
    Land, a former Chief Flight instructor at Eastern Kentucky University, is now offering flight lessons at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport in a multi-stage project to start flight schools in numerous states.

  • High school basketball, a bargain at any price

    The high school football season is over now with state champions crowned in all six classes last weekend in Bowling Green.  
    I was right on five of six, missing the Hazard win over Mayfield in Class A. Three of Harrison County’s opponents from last season were in the finals with only Highlands winning a championship.  

  • Sports beat

    Baseball Boosters chili supper
    Friday night
    The Harrison County High School Baseball Boosters are having a chili supper Friday night, Dec. 9, before the varsity doubleheader with Nicholas County.  
    Serving begins at 5 p.m. and will continue until 8:30 p.m. The chili supper will be in the high school cafeteria.  
    The Fillies and Breds face Nicholas County’s squads beginning at 6 p.m. with the second game scheduled for 8 p.m.

    Bowlers open season with qins
    over Montgomery County

  • Blue Grass Energy’s 12 Days of Giving is underway

    Blue Grass Energy and its employees are in the spirit of giving this holiday season the third annual 12 Days of Giving food and toy drive Dec. 1-16. Partnering with Toys for Tots and God’s Pantry, Blue Grass Energy is collecting toys and non-perishable food items to be distributed to families in need throughout its 23-county service area.

  • Hollyn Mae Price

    Hollyn Mae Price was born to Bradley and Heather Price of Cynthiana on June 17, 2011 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs. 10 oz., and is welcomed by her brother Keene Bradley Price.
    Maternal grandparents are Kenny and Susan Kenall of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Ell Kendall Jr. of Morning Glory and Ruby Whitaker of Lexington.
    Paternal grandparents are Kenny and Joan Price of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Charles and Louise Forsythe of Cynthiana.

  • Brooks-Palmer exchange vows in Georgetown

    Emily Sue Brooks and Jonathan Journey Palmer were united in marriage on Aug. 27, 2011 at St. John’s Catholic Church of Georgetown, Ky. The Rev. John ‘Rocky’ Sugar, uncle of the bride, performed the ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of Leo Brooks Sr. of Harrodsburg, Ky. and Susan Brooks of Lexington, Ky. She is a 2002 graduate of Bryan Station High School, Lexington, Ky., attended EKU 2002-05 and is attending Midway College.

  • Christmas movies that should be in everyone’s collection

    “You’ll shoot your eye out.”
    “Look Daddy, teacher says, every time a bell rings, an angel gets its wings.”
    I think you all know where I am going with this, and for those who have no idea of what is going on, shame on you.
    For those Christmas movie junkies, like myself, we find ourselves watching more and more Christmas-based movies this time of year, which I don’t understand because they are good enough to watch all year long.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Christian Dale Arnett, Nov. 12, son of Cindy Bussell and Douglas Arnett; Taylor Rae Fryman, Nov. 26, daughter of Shawn Fryman and Sarah Saunders; Hunter Burdette May, Nov. 30, son of Rutha Moller and Frankie May; Levi Allan Montgomery, Nov. 20, son of Kent and Debbie Montgomery; Emmalee Grace Perraut, Nov. 24, daughter of Jimmie L. Perraut; Aiden Arthur Powers, Nov. 17, son of John and Laura Box Powers.
    Chuck’s Garage is now in their new location at 50 Techway Drive (behind E.D. Bullard Co.).