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Today's News

  • Thorobreds close out regular season with 2 wins

    The Harrison County Thorobreds ended the regular season with a 15-11 record as they won their last two games last week. The Breds traveled to Frankfort on Wednesday night and came away a 67-61 winner in a hotly contested game. They followed that game with a win at Montgomery County Friday night 58-32 putting forth an exceptional effort.

    On Wednesday, the Thorobreds trailed only by an early 2-0 deficit before scoring eight straight and taking a lead they would not relinquish for the evening except for a tie at 57 late in the game. 

  • Sports Beat

    Recreational ball signups Saturday

    Signups for the spring and summer recreation department Little League, coach pitch; tee ball, instructional and pig tail softball will be held again this Saturday.  Sports Unlimited will host this event as was the case last week.  Contact Director Rick Chasteen at 234 -7155 with any questions or concerns.

  • Family opens Shylo Blue Roadhouse

    Bobby and Carla Cannon have always loved steakhouses.

    “We had thought many years about having our own restaurant,” Carla said last Thursday morning.

    The Cannons opened the doors to their new steakhouse, Shylo Blue, last Tuesday.

    “We’ve come a long, long way,” Carla said, looking out past the many kitchen tables and chairs that fill the room.

    Formerly Adrenalyne bar, Carla said their family began gutting the Walnut Street building in September.

  • Driving on winter roads

    So far the month of February has proven to be a very snowy month in Harrison County. We have been very fortunate this winter with snow amounts as compared to some states that have had far more than we are experiencing.

  • MCTC/LVC students and staff travel to Frankfort

    Dawnrisha Talbott, 20, transferred to Maysville Community and Technical College/Licking Valley Campus last August.

    “I wanted to be closer to home and I still wanted to get a degree,” Talbott said.

    A 2008 Harrison County High School graduate, Talbott is currently majoring in elementary education.

    She wants to teach second grade.

    “Hopefully I can be a teacher in the Harrison County school district,” Talbott said.

    Her experience at her hometown community college, she said, has been wonderful.

  • Something to cheer about

    Harrison County High School's cheerleaders clained the 10TH Region Medium Division title Sunday on the Hilltop. They will advance to the state competition.“Our routine was by far the most difficult in our class, said Coach DeDe Shirley.  Only GRC (George Rogers Clark) did a more difficult routine.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Feb. 25

    Men's Book Club. The book selection for February is No Man Is An Island by Thomas Merton and is available at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library's front desk. The club will meet Thursday, Feb. 25 at 5:30 p.m.

    FRIDAY, Feb. 26

    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Feb. 26 in Robynwood Heights from 2-3 p.m.

    SUNDAY, Feb. 28

  • Cheerleaders perform well in state competition

    The Harrison County Cheerleaders did what no other squad accomplished in the state meet held in Bowling Green last weekend. 

    While competing very well and finishing seventh out of 16 in their medium squad division was a great success story there was even more impressive accomplishments.

    During the competition eight Stella S. Gibbs Scholarships were awarded to the 51 seniors who applied for the award. The criteria are based on ACT score, GPA and overall community involvement.

  • Way back when

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Kurt Dawson Fight, Dec. 31, son of Chris and Tammy M. Fight; Dakota Gene Knipper, Feb. 4, son of Mitchell and Donna Knipper; Gunner Keith Riley, Feb. 10, son of Patrick K. and Jill Kearns Riley.

    The Harrison County Middle School Site-based council will vote on dress code policy at their next meeting.

  • Blake Griffin Shadd

    Blake Griffin Shadd

    Blake Griffin Shadd was born to Crystal and David Shadd II on Jan. 9, 2010 at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington.