Today's News

  • Biancke's has second fire

    The Sunday morning fire that closed Biancke’s for the second time in less than nine months could have been a lot worse, according to the 25-year-old owner Mary Todd Ashbrook.
    About 10:30 a.m., while the Sunday morning crowd was having coffee and breakfast, smoke began seeping through the cracks in the floor.
    Ashbrook said she was in her apartment above the restaurant when Jan Taylor Wilson called to tell her that something was wrong. The floor was shaking and smoke was filling up the dining room.

  • Teenagers can sometimes be so ... generic

    "Give'Em Hell, Harry" at Harrison County High School

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  • Go Red - Churches support Go Red Month



    Go Red.
    Picture 1: Members of Oddville Christian Church observed Go Red For Women on Feb. 9 to raise awareness of the serious heart disease.

    Picture 2: Members of Indian Creek Christian Church observed Go Red For Women on Feb. 16 to raise awareness of the serious heart disease.

  • Church News

    A community event, “Looking from the Bed.” will be held Saturday, March 16, 6-8 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension office.
    Cornerstone Christian Church is hosting the program, which will be presented by Ryland Brown. Discussion will center around practical ways of showing love to those who are dying.
    Brown’s program will focus on topics such as the denial of death, grief, explaining death to children as well as other points of discussion.

  • What it means to love someone

    I’ve always said motherhood is easy when you don’t have kids.
    Likewise, it’s easy to be married when you’re not. When you’re not married and you’re only dreaming about it, you imagine the ideal. In your imagination, you and your spouse say and do all the right things, and even your arguments are sweet and making up is rosy.
    In real life, however, marriage gets thorny, and sometimes bloody.
    Mostly, it’s just regular, with a few blips and annoyances along the way.

  • BBB names top scams of 2013

    Every year, BBB receives thousands of calls and emails from consumers who have been scammed. Some scams are widespread, getting a lot of people for small amounts. Others are more narrowly focused, but take people for thousands or tens of thousands of dollars. Here are BBB’s Top Scams of 2013:

  • Community Calendar

    FRIDAY, Feb. 21
    Cynthiana Rotary Club Bean Soup/Cornbread Luncheon
    will be held at Cynthiana Presbyterian Church on Friday, Feb. 21 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. All you can eat dine in and to go orders are available. Cost is $7 per person. Tickets can be bought from any Cynthiana Rotarian.
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Feb. 21 at New Beginnings at 10:30 a.m.; Our Little Miracles, 11 a.m.; Robynwood Heights, 3 p.m.; Edgemont, 3:45 p.m.

  • Fillies win 1 of 3 as season winds down

    The Harrison County Fillies faced three very good teams over the last week losing two games at home but claiming a come-from-behind victory at East Jessamine last Saturday.
    Thursday evening the Lady Bears from Bracken County visited the Hilltop with a very experienced and veteran lineup to face the Harrison County girls.  
    Coach Patrick Kelsch started four seniors and brought three others off the bench for his 14-5 Lady Bears.  

  • Breds lose two more leads, two more games, face Estill Thursday

    The Harrison County Thorobreds faced the 15th rated Collins Titans Saturday night on the Hilltop in a game that had an all too familiar ending for the Thorobreds.  
    After compiling a 12-point halftime lead, the Thorobreds were outscored 33 to 19 in the second half to lose the Senior Night game.  
    The game started with the four seniors, Dillon Pulliam, Mason Ritchie, Landon Palmer and long-time manager Russell Crosthwaite in the line up along with junior D.J. Jenkins.