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Today's News

  • Blackburn to be guest speaker at October DAR meeting

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the Cedar Ridge Health Center on Sept. 15.
    Regent Melinda Rawlings called the meeting to order and welcomed guests and speaker Rogers Barde.
    The DAR Ritual, the Pledge of Allegiance, and the American’s Creed were recited, followed by singing of the Star Spangled Banner.
    Rogers Barde from the John Fox Jr. Library in Paris gave a most informative talk on how to research your Revolutionary ancestor, how to document, and how to fill out the necessary papers in order to join the DAR.

  • Women’s Club of Harrison County holds September meeting

    The Women’s Club of Harrison County met at the Cynthiana Christian Church  on Sept. 14. Judy McKinley gave the lunch blessing.
    After lunch Anna Ruth McLoney introduced Cindy Hill. She provided the music on the guitar. The members also sang patriotia songs.

  • Cynthiana’s Ghost Walk is in its sixth year of storytelling

    This year marks the sixth year that people from all over the region will come to downtown Cynthiana to walk the streets into the history of our city. The Cynthiana Ghost Walk, started six years ago by local storytellers, is closing in on over 6,000 participants and has attracted visitors from states as far away as Arkansas and New Orleans.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Alenah Faye Jones, Aug. 27, daughter of Martin and Christi Jones; Hunter Lee Linville, Sept. 16, son of Cecil Wayne and Beth Lee Linville; Chandler Dawson Ray Mann, Sept. 17, son of Jinger and Joshua Mann.
    Maysville Community College/Licking Valley Center (MCC/LVC) is holding an open house to celebrate the opening of their new building and everyone is welcome to attend. The college is located on Webster Avenue across from Harrison County High School.

    25 years ago . . .

  • Seniors abandon team

    The undefeated, top-ranked in 4A, Highlands Bluebirds are scheduled to roll onto the Hilltop at the Athletic Complex Friday night and it could hardly come at a worse time.  
    On Monday afternoon, the injury report for the Harrison County varsity football squad was quite extensive with shoulder, Achilles tendons, knee injuries and a couple of recovering concussion victims being the largest issues.  

  • Soccer Breds whip St. Patrick, fall at Bryan Station on Tuesday

    Thursday night at the Athletic Complex the Harrison County Thorobreds soccer squad had its way with the St. Patrick Saints pounding the Maysville 11 by 8-1.  
    The St. Patrick team actually scored the first goal about 10 minutes into the contest as the Harrison County team was a little slow getting back to their positions.   
    This goal seemed to wake up a sleeping giant as the Breds buried goal after goal into the back of the net past the hapless St. Patrick goal keeper.  

  • Fillies roll past Deming, Bracken Co. as they prepare for district play

    The 38th district is just around the corner and the Harrison County volleyball Fillies are working into shape to compete for the title.  
    The Fillies will host the district on Oct. 9 and 10 in the Hilltop gym.  
    Harrison County will face Pendleton County in the second match on Tuesday evening with the winner advancing to Wednesday night to face the Nicholas County vs. Deming winner at 7 p.m.
    Thursday the Fillies traveled to Mt. Olivet and came away with a 3-1 win over the Lady Devils.  

  • Berea meet finds Harrison Co. short of runners

    The Harrison County cross country team traveled to Berea Saturday with what turned out to be a partial squad at best as several of the teams’ runners were not able to compete for one reason or another.  
    The runners who were able to participate did well for themselves as they each performed nicely, according to Coach Danny Simpson.  
    “Our student athletes have other commitments from time to time,” he said. “But that is just an opportunity for others to step up and show what they can do.”  

  • Berea meet finds Harrison Co. short of runners

    The Harrison County cross country team traveled to Berea Saturday with what turned out to be a partial squad at best as several of the teams’ runners were not able to compete for one reason or another.  
    The runners who were able to participate did well for themselves as they each performed nicely, according to Coach Danny Simpson.  
    “Our student athletes have other commitments from time to time,” he said. “But that is just an opportunity for others to step up and show what they can do.”  

  • Springboks compete in Winchester

    Springboks 2001 boys team recently competed in the  Winchester Classic Tournament. They finished strong with a 2-1 record.  Members of the team are: front row, from left, Marvin Koch, Joe Bradford, John Schreiber, Alex Cummins, Shawn Dahmer, Jon Arena; back row, Zachary Withrow, Cameron Hall, Dalton Harris, Jake Fowler, Noah Hines, Braxton Bramel, Mark Simpson.