Today's News

  • Toyota donation helps fuel learning at Harrison Area Technology Center

    Thanks to the generous donation of eight Camry engines by Toyota Motor Manufacturing in Georgetown, students at the Harrison ATC will be able learn valuable engine repair skills.
    Students will disassemble and reassemble these engines while learning important internal engine components.
    Automotive Technology Instructor Shannon Morrison feels that this is a wonderful opportunity for his students.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Nov. 14, 2013
    Estate of Ruth Pugh, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Elizabeth Vance Skinner, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Daniel S. Cline, preliminary hearing; convicted felon in possession of a firearm; waived to grand jury.
    Cynthia Harney, 1975, sentencing; contempt of court; sentenced to 10 days, probated.
    Linda C. King, 1966, contempt hearing; admits contempt, 7 days.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    Nov. 15 -- At 7:32 p.m. a non-injury accident occurred on US 62 about 10 miles outside of Cynthiana. Shelby Avery lost control of his vehicle on a rain-slick road and crashed into a guardrail.
    Nov. 19 -- At 7:20 a.m. a non-injury accident occurred on US 27 nine miles outside of town. Kelli Anderson struck a deer.
    Nov. 19 -- At 5:35 p.m. a non-injury accident occurred in US 62 over 11 miles outside of town. Christy Hesler of Mount Olivet struck a dog.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Nov. 2 -- At 12:52 a.m., Denise Krebs, Felicity, Ohio, reported that her 1998 Ford Mustang was loaned to Billy Delfor and Ashley Meeks and they did not return the vehicle when agreed. The phone number was also not a working number for her to make contact.
    Nov. 2 -- At 9:06 p.m., David  Conner of Ken’s NewMarket reported that Joshua Hall was in the store and took eight packs of ribeye steaks and walked out without paying. He was identified on security video. A complaint for theft by unlawful taking was being sought.

  • HCHS Archery
  • Thorobreds win scrimmage over Marion County

    The Harrison County Thorobreds played their last scrimmage of the year on Friday evening before stepping into the arena for real Monday night in Oldham County.  
    The Breds traveled to Campbellsville University to face 5th Region power Marion County in a modified scrimmage of three 15-minute, running-clock quarters and a 12-minute quarter with the clock stopping.  
    Harrison County came out on top 80-69 in the format to even its preseason record to 1-1 as the regular season looms ahead.  

  • New rule change for basketball; Good or bad

    The new rules for basketball that are supposed to make the game more offensive-friendly could be a good thing, but also has its bad points too.  
    I will agree wholeheartedly that the game has gotten too rough from the college game down to the high school version.  
    It probably is rough in the pros, too, but I don’t watch that so I cannot swear to it.  
    The game has gotten so a hand-checking defender could ride the offensive player out of bounds before a foul would be called on him or her.  

  • Jenkins named Fillies Athlete for November

    Harrison County senior Marly Jenkins was voted by her peers as the Fillies’ Athlete of the Month for November last week.  
    The athlete of the month program, which is the brainchild of Fillies basketball coach Kim Furnish, names a top girls’ athlete each month in voting by the female athletes only.  
    The female athletes honor one of their own in this secret ballot to promote athletics among the girls of Harrison County High School.
    Jenkins played soccer for the Fillies since the seventh grade dedicating her young life to the game.  

  • Varsity and Middle School squads win region, Barnett outstanding cheerleader

    The Harrison County Varsity and Middle School cheerleading squads made a clean sweep of the team honors Saturday in the 10th Region Cheer Competition held in Nicholas County High School.  
    The varsity did an outstanding routine along with a great floor exercise that earned them first place in the 10th Region competition.  
    This advances the varsity cheerleaders to the state championships which will be held on Dec. 14 at the All Tech Arena.  

  • Fillies to use deep bench, veteran players to make a run at region

    Coach Kim Furnish doesn’t come right out and say it nor does she even hint at it.  But deep down you got to believe that she thinks this could be the year that the Fillies will be a force in the 10th Region.