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Today's News

  • Rust diseases travel between host plants

    Last year our serviceberry was afflicted with a whimsical looking disease; the beautiful blue berries that appear in the summer looked like something from a Dr. Seuss book.  
    In a good year the cedar wax wings usually flock in and eat the berries as they ripen, not so last year.  
    The strange, white tubular protrusions that the berries were covered in not only looked funny but they kept the birds away, too.

  • HCMS Band
  • Honor Roll

    The Westside Elementary Honor Roll for the third nine-weeks includes:

    Third Grade - All A’s
    Trenton Bedford, Harley Chapman, Taylor Edwards, Victoria Gibson, Ethan Jette, Hannah Mullins, Harleigh Mullins, Colin Perkins, Alura Schaum, Sidney Sowder, Trinity Taylor, McKayla Vance, Madison Ward, Alexis Wright.
    Third Grade - A/B Honor

  • Honor Roll

    The Harrison County Middle School Honor Roll for the third nine weeks includes:
    Sixth Grade - All A’s
    Evey Barker, Kaylee Clements, Melony Dunaway, Dylan Etienne, Emma Gooden, Cody Howard, Jordan Jenkins, Madison Kellione, Brooklynn, Kelly, Zach Maresco, Nathan Maynard, Dawson Miller, Devin Miracle, Hanna Perkins, Gracie Roberts, T.J. Rowland, Isaac Sims, Isaiah Stiltner, Halee Tapp, Jessica Torres, Anthony Vascotto, Duncan Wiley
    Sixth Grade - A/B Honor

  • High School Concert Band Distinguishes Itself
  • McCory, one smart student

    When MCTC-Licking Valley Campus faculty members and fellow students look at Veronica McCrory, they can’t help but think of her as ‘the smart one.’ And they aren’t far from the truth.
    McCrory has proven her reputation as a stellar student with a 4.0 grade point average, and with her involvement in campus student groups.
    McCrory, a Cynthiana native, enrolled in classes for the Medical Billing and Coding program in 2005, the first year that LVC offered such a program.

  • Academic brief

    Hundreds of incoming freshmen and transfer students have accepted merit-based scholarships to attend Eastern Kentucky University.
    Local recipients include:
    Harrison County High School graduate Daniel Steven Klapheke, of Cynthiana, has accepted a Founders Scholarship
    Harrison County High School graduate Johnny Russell Mitchell, of Cynthiana, has accepted a Founders Scholarship
    Harrison County High School graduate Kyle Alan Foster, of Cynthiana, has accepted a Presidential Scholarship

  • Cynthiana Police Explorer team competes in Winterfest

    On Saturday, Feb. 9, the Explorer Post 714 participated in the annual Winterfest competition held in Gatlinburg, Tenn. They competed in six events on Saturday, two of which the group had not trained for yet. The post showed a marked improvement of the last year and it showed in the results.
    The police competition consisted of 48 posts and 72 teams from 11 different states. Cynthiana placed as follows:

  • WCYN to host first annual Country Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon

    Cynthiana will have an opportunity to help save the lives of children with cancer by participating in the WCYN Country Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon to help St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, one of the world’s top centers for childhood cancer treatment and research where no families ever pay for anything.
    Listeners will have the opportunity to become Partners in Hope by donating $20 a month to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude by calling 1-800-795-1800 during the broadcast Thursday and Friday, May 9 and 10, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Breds take 6-2 win over Pendleton County

    The Harrison County Thorobreds improved their season record to 5-0 Thursday night with a 6-2 win over the Pendleton County Wildcats (2-3).  
    The game was scheduled to be played in Falmouth but was moved by weather and field conditions to Harrison County.  
    The Thorobreds already owned a 10-0 win over the Wildcats on March 14 on the Hilltop.  
    The game was scoreless until the bottom of the second when John King blasted a two-run home run scoring starting pitcher Jordan Martin.