Today's News

  • Applications now being accepted for MCTC Board of Directors

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Applications are now being accepted for the Maysville Community and Technical College Board of Directors. Two positions have been created due to term expirations.
    Information from all applicants will be presented to the Maysville Community and Technical College Nominating Commission at their next meeting.

  • 3-vehicle accident injures 3

    Helicopter services were called in following a three-vehicle accident on US 62 Sunday.
    According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Peak, three individuals were injured following the multi vehicle accident at the intersection of Hicks Pike and US 62 Sunday, Oct. 21.
    Peak said a vehicle driven by William Hehr, 87 of Cynthiana, was attempting to make a left turn from US 62 onto Hicks Pike when his vehicle was struck in the rear by a vehicle driven by Kandi Williams, 23, of Cynthiana.

  • Commissioners urge motorists to be cautious during trick-or-treating

    Cynthiana Safety Commissioner Gary  Brunker asked residents and motorists to be aware of small children in the streets during Trick-or-Treat.
    Hours for trick-or-treating will be between 6 and 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31, in Cynthiana for children who are 12 years old and younger.
    “I want to remind everyone that it will be getting dark, there will be small children, leaves... and just want to caution motorists to be cognizant of that,” Brunker said Tuesday.
    In other business, the commission:

  • Falmouth man joins John Lair law practice

    Long-time Cynthiana attorney John Lair is welcoming a new attorney into his practice.
    William “Joey” Verax, 25, of Falmouth was sworn in Friday, Oct. 19.
    “I’m looking forward to it,” Verax said of his new position. “I like the interaction with clients.”
    He’s no stranger to Harrison County. Verax served two summer internships with Commonwealth Attorney Doug Miller during the summers of 2010 and 2011.

  • Crossword Puzzle

    1. “Let’s do _____”
    6. Lake in France
    9. Q-Tip, e.g.
    13. Verdi’s composition, e.g.
    14. Hockey legend
    15. Emotion at center of “The Scarlet Letter”
    16. Dutch genre painter Jan _____
    17. Prefix for “new”
    18. *Served hot or cold
    19. *Popular hue
    21. *Turning pumpkin into Jack-o’-Lantern
    23. Sea to a Spaniard
    24. Common menu item, as on a computer
    25. Busy ___

  • Site of Harrison County’s Ruddle’s Fort to be part of Daniel Boone documentary

    Perhaps the most recognized military events in Harrison County history were the raids by John Hunt Morgan and his Raiders on Cynthiana during the American Civil War. However, renowned Kentucky historian Kent Masterson Brown, claims that it was another battle that has also piqued his interest.
    “I regard this as one of the most critical sites of Kentucky’s Revolutionary War experience,” Brown said of Ruddles Fort, which is on the banks of the South Fork of the Licking River near Lair, on property now owned by Dunny and B.T. Darnell.

  • New Parks and Rec taking shape

    “Our promise and goal is to build a park for our children and grandchildren to enjoy, not to pay for,” said Harrison County Judge-Executive Alex Barnett.
    Recreation has long been the backbone in many aspects of community growth.
    Due to major changes recreation is facing in the foreseeable future, perhaps a closer look is appropriate on how it all has come to this point.

  • Breds drop hard-fought sub-state match at Boone County 1-0

    The Harrison County Thorobreds soccer team made its first trip to the sub-state a memorable one by battling Boone County tooth and nail before dropping a 1-0 verdict Tuesday night in Florence.  
    Showing remarkable school spirit, two pep buses, much of the football and basketball teams and hundreds of other supporters made the trek to northern Kentucky to support the history-making team.  
    The game was scoreless for the first half though it seemed to be played for the longest time on the Harrison County end.  

  • Berry man arrested on sex crime charges

    A Harrison County man is now behind bars following a shocking discovery of child pornography on his laptop computer.
    According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, Allen Lee Moredock, 26, was arrested Thursday, Oct. 18, at his home located on Casey Mill Road near Berry.
    According to deputies, a computer was seized during a search warrant by the Kentucky State Police.

  • Soccer Breds win first regional title, play at Boone Co. Tuesday

    “We have peaked at the right time,” a jubilant Coach Nick Hill stated. “I could not be more proud of this group of young men.”
    This statement came on the heels of arguably two of the biggest wins ever for the Harrison County Thorobreds soccer program.  
    The first step in winning the regional title came on Thursday when the 13th-rated Bishop Brossart Mustangs came onto the Hilltop fully expecting to end the Breds’ season.