Today's News

  • Fillies soccer season ends in semifinals of 24th District

    “The girls played a great game with a lot of heart and pride,” said Coach Kim Jenkins after the 2-0 semifinal loss to Clark County last Wednesday. “We had our opportunities to score early but just weren’t able to capitalize.”
    The 12-5-1 Lady Cards scored with about 16 minutes to play in the first half on a corner kick and that score held up throughout the first half. The hard-fought battle continued through the second half with both teams having opportunities to score.  

  • Sold Griffith Woods house being demolished

    After years of serving as a historical site in Harrison County, the Nature Conservancy Kentucky Chapter announced the deconstruction and sale of the Griffith Woods property.
    According to Jim Aldridge, director of stream and wetland restoration, the once eye-capturing historical home had been reduced to an accident waiting to happen.

  • A mother’s wish for ‘decent’ shoes launches project for needy

    The longing of one Harrison County woman to own a “decent” pair of shoes  sparked the idea of a non-profit organization to be started in her memory.
     Some children wish for fame and fortune during their young ambitious, growing-up years, while others pray every night for a shinny red convertible that will make everyone accept them at school.
    The skinny guys wish for muscles so they fit in better on the football team, while the overweight girls wish to be thin so they can join the cheerleading squad.

  • Kendalls to celebrate 60th wedding anniversary Oct. 27

    Harold M. and Dolores J. Kendall of Cynthiana are celebrating their 60th anniversary. They were married Oct. 27, 1951 at the First United Methodist Church by the late Rev. M. P. McClure.
    They are the parents of three sons, H. Lee (Kelly) Kendall, D. Louis (Lisa) Kendall, Larry R. (Debbie) Kendall, and grandparents of Katie, Jacob, Laura, Jesseca, Scott, Larah Kate and James D. Kendall.
    There will be a family dinner to celebrate their anniversary.

  • Taste of Home Cooking School will be in Cynthiana Oct. 27

    Drop your whisks, grab your friends, and join us for a night of fun at the Taste of Home Cooking School show, presented live at the Harrison County High School auditorium on Thursday, Oct. 27.
    Doors will open at 5 p.m. and the show will begin at 6:30 p.m. There will also be vendor booths in the foyer for your shopping enjoyment.
    A chili supper will be held in the high school cafeteria by students supporting Project Graduation. Come straight from work and enjoy the chili; then move to the auditorium  for a fabulous cooking school.

  • Howl-o-ween Spooky Boo Wow parade is Saturday

    Cynthiana’s second Spooky Boo Wow Howl-o-Ween Parade, which will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, at the courthouse. Registration will begin at noon and the parade will follow at 1:15 p.m. The cost is $5 per dog.
    The event is sponsored by Xi Beta Beta Sorority, local chapter of Beta Sigma Phi an international service organization with chapters throughout the world.

  • Backpack snack fundraiser
  • Marching Thorobreds wrap up regular season with ‘distinguished’ performance

    Much like the baseball season that the Marching Thorobreds are portraying in their 2011 Competition Show titled “Around the Horn: A Tribute to Our National Pastime,” the regular season is now over.  
    The band had an outstanding performance to wrap up the end of its regular competitive season at the Russell Invitational in Ashland on Saturday, Oct. 15.  The band earned the first place trophy in class 4A and was third place overall in a field of 15 bands.  
    The band also earned a distinguished rating for its performance.  

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Haley Annette Fryman, Oct. 1, daughter of Lisa Annette Power and Luther Herbert Fryman; Hunter Nathaniel Gaunce, Oct. 7, son of Tony and Christin Gaunce; Katelyn Denise Robinson, Sept. 28, daughter of William N. and Alicia D. Robinson.
    Atkinson’s Florist and Greenhouse to hold open house for the exciting changes going on.
    Cynthiana Kiwanis Club plans Christmas variety show for Dec. 1.

    25 years ago . . .

  • Local magician on stage this weekend

    Lurking in the dark shadows of the musky, damp graveyard... there is a man.
    When you see his posters, the first thing in mind may be the scene to an award-winning horror film about a zombie that came back to life and terrorized a city.
    However, things like that are impossible because magic doesn’t really exist... or does it.
    Reed Wooten, a Cynthiana native and his co-star, Ashton Nicole, will be displaying unthinkable and impossible feats of magic this Friday and Saturday at Rohs Opera House.