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Today's News

  • Darnell to compete in annual Championship Tractor Pull

    Former grand champions and a record number of women drivers will highlight the 47th annual Championship Tractor Pull sponsored by Syngenta. More than 70,000 fans will return to Freedom Hall Feb. 11-14 for the invitation-only four-day event. Held in conjunction with the 50th annual National Farm Machinery Show, the nation’s best drivers will compete for the Grand Champion title and a share of the $250,000 prize money.

  • Local leadership changes are going to be entertaining

    We are now two meetings away from having new faces in city and county governments.
    It’s always interesting to sit on the audience side of things to witness how things play out.

  • A representative’s Thanksgiving wish to his community

    This week, as extended family returns home and we prepare for the upcoming holiday season, I wish you a happy Thanksgiving.
    We are now just seven years away from the 400th anniversary of the famous feast enjoyed by the Pilgrims and the Native Americans who helped them weather especially tough times.

  • Bowlers tackle ambitious schedule with only 4 seniors

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    Coaches Petey Reynolds, Dennis Hyatt and Frazier Fryman have two seniors on each the Thorobreds and Fillies bowling teams but that didn’t stop them from scheduling a tough season for their squads.  Hyatt and Fryman work mainly with the Fillies while Reynolds handles the Thorobreds.  

  • Why even bother with a tournament?

    Last Thursday the Harrison County Middle School sixth grade team jumped ahead at the half by a 17-0 score over Powell County. At the end of the first quarter I turned to the lady sitting next to me and said, “If they were really concerned about school work, they would stop this game and start the next one. That way the kids could get home at a reasonable hour on a school night. After all, Powell County will not score 10 points for the whole game.”

  • HCMS Colts play at Powell County, host Bourbon Co.

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    The Harrison County eighth grade Colts remained undefeated after playing Powell and Bourbon counties last week.
    The Harrison County Middle School teams played at Powell County on Thursday and hosted Bourbon County on Monday night.
    The seventh grade team remained winless and the sixth grade posted an even record for the year.
    The sixth grade made quick and easy work of Powell County on Thursday, jumping out to a 17-0 halftime score and breezing to a 29-8 win.

  • Wrestlers have success in Perry County Central scrimmage

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    Coach Luke Tucker took his highly regarded Harrison County wrestling team to Hazard Saturday to compete in the scrimmage at Perry County Central. “This was a good opportunity for us (the coaches) to get our new guys their first taste of live action, said Coach Tucker. It allowed us to see what the wrestlers are retaining and what we need to cover before we get into the real season.”

  • HCHS holds “Meet the Fillies and Breds”

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    Friday evening at 6 p.m. the Harrison County High School Athletic Department held the annual Meet the Fillies and Breds in the high school gym. Fillies head basketball coach Kim Furnish was the emcee of the evening and she began by thanking everyone for coming out to support the athletes for the winter sports. The gym was about one third full with the athletes and the fans that were in attendance.

  • Records 11-27-14

    HARRISON CIRCUIT COURT
    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Nov. 18, 2014
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Benjamin Bills, 1979, pretrial conference; failure to comply with sex offender registration-first offense; guilty plea entered.
    Corey A. Brandenburg, 1989, sentencing; trafficking in controlled substance-first degree, first offense (heroin), drug paraphernalia-buy/posses; 3 year sentence imposed, probation denied.

  • Community Calendar 11-27-14

    The Office of The Cynthiana Democrat and The Harrison Shopper will be closed Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The office will reopen Monday, Dec. 1 at 8:30 a.m.