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Today's News

  • Carr competes in Saturday’s Class AA All State Meet

    Harrison County senior Grant Carr completed the third of his three fall sports on Saturday as he finished 57th of more than 200 runners in the Class AA State Cross Country Meet.  
    The event was held on the course at the Kentucky Horse Park Saturday morning beginning at 11:30.  
    Carr finished his football career the night before in Paintsville and competed in the Saturday meet both sore and sleep deprived, but still made a good showing.  

  • Fry named Second Team All State, 3 Fillies All Region

    Harrison County senior Taylor Fry has been named to the All State East Second Team for the 2013 season.  
    Fry, who is going to play at the University of Tennessee Martin next year, played midfielder for the 38th District Champion Fillies.  
    She is known for her speed and her mastery of corner kicks amongst her many soccer skills.  
    Fry was joined on the East team by three members of state champion Notre Dame as well as Brandi Rice from 10th Region runners-up Campbell County.  

  • Free Thanksgiving meal will be served Nov. 28

    Harvest of Hope, a Unity Christian Church outreach, will be providing free Thanksgiving meals to anyone wanting to partake.

  • Golden Eagles fly past Breds in first round playoff

    The third-rated team in 4A left a real impression Friday night as they rolled past the Harrison County Thorobreds, 77-13, in the first round of the 2013 KHSAA playoffs.  
    The Johnson Central Golden Eagles used big runs and a tough defense to smother the Thorobreds before they could get started in the game played in Paintsville.
    The Thorobreds kicked off to begin the game with a squib kick, which Johnson Central recovered on their own 30-yard line.  

  • Contents of Connersville garage total loss, says owner

    Harrison County volunteer firefighters got an early morning call to a fire at Connersville.

    A garage at Ken McCarter’s residence was on fire and burned the inside and the contents before it could be extinguished.

    McCarter called in the fire around 4 a.m.

    Assistant Chief James McCarty said they were able to salvage some of the garage’s contents with the three engines, a tanker and 10 men on the scene.

  • Boy, 11, struck by car near Oddville Saturday

    An 11-year-old Cynthiana boy was taken to the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center after being struck by a car on Saturday around 4:30 p.m.

    Dalton Quesenberry was crossing U.S. 62 East from his grandparents’ home to the mailbox when he was hit.

  • Air Justin

    At 17 years old, Justin Barnes became one of the youngest persons ever to earn their pilot’s license at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport.

  • HCHS Dance Team

    The Harrison County High School dance team held an open rehearsal last week for members of the community to see the group routine prior to the first competition of the season on Saturday.

  • Wrestlers return 12 veterans for first season in new region

    Coach Luke Tucker and the Harrison County Thorobreds wrestlers are competing in a new region this year moving to Region 8, which is referred to as the eastern region.
    Tucker believes that by season’s end his squad will be up to the task to fare well in the region tournament.
    “Cautious optimism,” said the second year coach. “That is what we have with 12 returning starting wrestlers and 30 or more athletes in the program than last year.”
    Some of the new participants are due to the new coaches that have joined Tucker’s staff.

  • City puts hold on lease transfer of Handy House

    Cynthiana commissioners voted to hold off transferring the lease of the house on the hill at Flat Run Veterans’ Park.

    Known by several titles, the Handy House, Ridgeway and Chestnut Hall, the structure has been a topic of discussion since the city and county purchased the property in 2003 and made plans to have the building demolished.