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Today's News

  • Donation to Breds Baseball program

    Harrison County Thorobreds baseball head coach Mac Whitaker, left, accepted a donation from Dotson Brothers salesman Charlie Parsons, a Cynthiana resident, last week at the baseball field.

  • Hill signs with Georgetown

    Harrison County High School senior Walker Hill signed to play football for Georgetown College this fall. With Hill were his parents Cindy and Charlie Hill and former HCHS football coach Mark Carroll.

  • Sports Beat

    Curves supports American Cancer Society with a Corn Hole Tournament
    Curves® of Cynthiana will support the American Cancer Society by participating in one of its signature fundraising events, Relay For Life®. Curves of Cynthiana has set a goal to raise over $1,000 for the American Cancer Society.

  • Even one case of child abuse is too many

    We can no longer turn our heads and claim that we don’t want to get involved.
    Get involved!
    According to the KY Multi-County Task Force on Child Abuse, five children in Harrison County were sexually abused in 2010.
    Five.
    That’s five children whose childhood memories have been shattered by the ugliness of an adult.
    There were also five children who were confirmed to have been physically abused.
    Children are so incredibly trusting of everyone it’s sad to think that the childhood trust of even one child is stolen.

  • Fillies roll past Lady Knights, shut out Rowan County

    The Harrison County Fillies beat Lexington Catholic 4-1 last Wednesday afternoon on Shirley Field as Tracey Hicks allowed only five base hits striking out five as she pitched a complete game.  
    The Fillies scored in the first when Morgan Grose reached on an error and scored on Ashley Coppage’s single.  
    The Lady Knights tied the game in the fourth when Moronde singled, advanced on an error by the shortstop and first baseman and scored on a fielder’s choice.  

  • Whitlock retires

    Cynthiana Ptl. Harold Whitlock, left, was presented with patches from the police department by Assistant Chief William Denton and Chief Ray Johnson. Whitlock has been with the Cynthiana Police Department since 1997.  Also pictured is Harold’s wife, Mary Whitlock. Commissioner Gary Brunker, not pictured, presented him with a Kentucky Colonel on behalf of state Rep. Tom McKee.

  • Harrison County District offers hotline for bullying

    Harrison County is now offering a bullying hotline for all public school students.
    As the age of technology changes so does everything else, including the type of bullying that goes on between young adults.
    According to Superintendent Andy Dotson, the type of bullying that is causing problems in schools starts outside of the classroom.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, April 5
    Health Fair. Westside Elementary will hold a Health Fair on April 5, 6-8 p.m. in the school cafeteria. There is no cost for the event. Booths available will be Dr. Amy Mashburn, blood pressure screening, Dr. Jason McIlvain, dentist, Harrison Memorial Hospital, Wedco, chiropractic tests, the fire house, animal adoptions and more.

  • 90-count indictment made in church fund theft

    A 30-year-old Cynthiana man faces a 90-count indictment for charges that date back to January 2010.
    Charles Brandon Wilson, one of seven indictments issued Tuesday, is accused of 89 counts of second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and one count of persistent felony offender.
    According to the indictments, Wilson allegedly forged nearly $8,000 in checks taken from Renaker Baptist Church’s account with Farmers National Bank over a two-year period.

  • Didn’t see it coming

    Dr. Brett Hines was a mere six months out of college with the same six months of experience when he was given notice that his predecessor was retiring.
    Hines could either buy out Dr. Robert Pretzsch’s vision practice or move on.
    “It worked out well,” said Hines, who was named the 2011 Chamber of Commerce Health Care Provider of the Year.
    Sixteen years later, the 43-year-old owner of Cynthiana Vision Center calls Harrison County home.