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Today's News

  • 5th Jungle Golf Tournament this weekend at CCC

    The annual member/guest golf tournament at the Cynthiana Country Club has been held for years with the name being changed to the Jungle in 2009.  
    This was a result of the untimely death of one of the most outstanding people in the area, Jim Letcher, who was a key leader in the Cynthiana Country Club, the Cynthiana Lions Club, the Cynthiana Christian Church and much more.  

  • No injuries in Tuesday morning accident

    By Kayla Pickrell, Intern

    A vehicle overturned while driving northbound on Old Paris Pike on Tuesday morning. 

  • BankTrust Financial announces merger with Ohio Valley

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    The statuesque red-brick building at the corner of Pike and Walnut streets was for years the home of Harrison Deposit Bank.

  • Fiscal court takes steps for non-taxing sewer district

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court took the first step in addressing the Cedarbrook sewer treatment mess by approving the first reading of an ordinance to create a Harrison County Sanitation District.

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  • City declares emergency for 911 staffing

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    A shortage of telecommunicators in the E911 service prompted the Cynthiana City Commission to declare an emergency for the purpose of hiring dispatchers on a temporary basis.

  • Bay Horse Innovations is newest industry to Business Park

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Bay Horse Innovations, the latest manufacturer to set down roots in Harrison County, is further proof that a company doesn’t need to be huge to be international.

  • 45th annual Burley Belles looks to have large field

    Although there is still more than two weeks before the event, the 45th annual Burley Belles field promises to be one of the best in some time.  
    This year was scheduled to be the 46th annual, but last year’s rain caused the cancellation of the event and since “not one ball was struck” this will be the 45th Burley Belles outing.  
    The tournament begins with practice rounds on Thursday, July 24, with the competition starting early on Friday, July 25, and concluding on Saturday.  

  • Who are the real heroes?

    This July 4th was the 75th Anniversary of Lou Gehrig’s famous “Luckiest Man” speech given at Yankee Stadium two weeks after he retired from baseball.  
    The disease, known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, which is actually amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) had made it so he could no longer play. He was thanking the fans for their support through his career and with the disease which would soon take his life.
    The speech was replayed many times over last weekend and the designation of hero was placed on the late Yankee first baseman.  

  • Rays in Coach Pitch, Yankees in T-Ball finish undefeated seasons

    The Yankees of the T-Ball League won two one-run games in the tournament to finish with a 17-0 record for the year including three wins in the tournament.  
    The Yankees defeated the Reds 18-8 in the first tournament game but then were challenged in a very severe way by the Orioles and then the Braves in the championship.  
    They defeated the Orioles 20-19 and the Braves 19-18 to round out their perfect season.
    The Giants finished second in the regular season followed by the Braves, the Orioles, Blue Jays, Pirates, Cardinals and the Reds.