Today's News

  • There's 200 years worth of experience looking at you

    At a special called meeting of the Harrison County School Board Tuesday night, the administration and board members paid tribute to 11 people retiring from service to the school system and the community.
    Seven of those people were able to attend the annual ceremony.

  • Did You Know 8-7-14

    Amish family’s cash stolen
    Last Thursday afternoon, cash was taken from the buggy belonging to an Amish man who was selling fresh vegetables in front of the Farmers Deposit Bank on U.S. 27 South.
    Ptl. Nathan Linville said the call to police was actually made by one of Jacob Yoder’s customers. She told police that Yoder told her about the theft and she in turn called the police.

  • Kid’s College provided hands-on learning

    With 150 Kid’s College students enrolling at the MCTC/Licking Valley Campus, the week rolled off to a rousing start. The traditional summer  week of educational challenges along with many fun activities offered the students  a variety of choices for classes.
    One of the major emphases at Kid’s College is that students are provided hands-on learning opportunities.
    Kids performed skits, songs and had a dance-off. They also explored the elements of disasters on the planet, including volcanoes.   

  • Fall registration continues at Licking Valley Campus through Aug. 18

    It’s not too late to register for fall classes at Maysville Community and Technical College/Licking  Valley Center (MCTC/LVC).  
    Registration for fall classes is taking place now and continues until the semester begins on Aug. 18.
    The fall semester will also have a variety of classes from which to choose. Some of the classes being offered are art, nursing, biology, business, communication, writing, history, early childhood, fitness, math, psychology,  reading, religion, Spanish  and sociology.

  • Charlotte’s Web, Dracula on stage this fall

    The theater season in Cynthiana will be an experiment in contrasts this fall when two productions of classic stories hit the stage.
    The Rohs Theater Company is in the last month of rehearsal for the children’s classic “Charlotte’s Web,” which is set for performances in the last week of September.
    On the heels of that production, the harriCYN Community Theater Group will present its version of the famous gothic horror, “Dracula,” for Cynthiana’s much anticipated Halloween celebration throughout October.

  • Sports this week

    Thursday, Aug. 7-Fillies at Mason County
    Saturday, Aug. 9-Breds at Powell County
    Monday, Aug. 11-Fillies and Breds at Nicholas County
    Wednesday, Aug. 13-Fillies and Breds at Montgomery County
    Tuesday, Aug. 12-Scrimmage at Bourbon County 6 p.m.
    Fillies Soccer
    Saturday, Aug. 9-Soccerama at Pendleton County 5 p.m.
    Breds Soccer
    Thursday, Aug. 7-Alumni Game at LeBus Field 7 p.m.
    Colts Football
    Thursday, Aug. 7-Scrimmage at Owen County 6 p.m.
    Thorobreds Football

  • Rod Run organizers ready for third event

    With only two weeks left before the third installment of the Cynthiana Rod Run on Saturday, Aug. 23, there is still plenty of opportunity for local businesses to get involved and benefit from the association, said Rod Run Committee Chair Jerry Adams.

  • HCHS Soccer
  • Maroon/White Game Friday in Ingles Stadium

    The annual Maroon/White game for the Harrison County Thorobreds will be played this Friday evening on Lawson Field in Ingles Stadium.  
    The game will begin at 7 p.m. with live play between evenly matched squads.  
    Coach Jim Carr was not sure of the exact format for the scrimmage but said that there will be a lot of players seeing action.  

  • Harrison County volleyball has little experience in 2014

    Coach Bill Faulkner greeted large numbers for the 2014 volleyball season as 27 players make up the JV/varsity roster.  
    That is the good news.
    The not-so-good news is that only three of the players returning have any varsity experience to speak of and what experience they have is not in the position they are scheduled to play this year.