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Today's News

  • Church News

    CENTRAL CHRISTIAN
    Central Christian Church is hosting Vacation Bible School Monday, June 6 through Friday, June 10 from 6-8:30 p.m. Classes are offered from Pre-K through sixth grade. All children are welcome.
    Come join us as we go “Inside Out/Upside Down on Main Street” for a week of fun and adventure. You will make fun crafts, hear Bible stories, eat snacks, play games and sing camp songs.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, June 2
    Women’s Book Club. The women’s book for the month of June is Backseat Saints by Jackson. Will meet Thursday, June 2 at 6 p.m. Copies of the book are available at the front desk of the library.
    Humane Society Yard Sale. Donations accepted Thursday, June 2 at 6 p.m. Sale will be Friday, June 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Cynthiana Presbyterian Church. Donations are tax deductible and will be used to promote animal welfare in Harrison County.

    MONDAY, June 6

  • Baseball Breds finish at 18-9 with three games before district

    The defending state champion Harrison County Thorobreds begin defense of their state championship this week after completing the regular season with an 18-9 record.
    Last week the Breds faced Campbell County on Thursday on the Hilltop and defeated the Camels by an 8-4 score.
    After starting pitcher Jordan Martin set Campbell County down in order in the top of the first, the Thorobreds’ Johnson Garrison hit a one-out home run in the bottom of the inning to give the Breds a 1-0 lead.

  • The Monsoon Season?

    Wet weather has farmers scratching their heads as they plan their next move.
    It’s beautiful today. The high is near 88 degrees with low humidity and a slight breeze flowing out of the southwest, but what about tomorrow?
    A wet, windy and uncharacteristic cold April and May have caused almost all farmers in Harrison County to delay planting, mowing and farming in general.

  • Fillies win fifth straight district title

    The Harrison County Fillies won the 38th district title Tuesday evening by defeating the Nicholas County Lady Jackets 8-1 on Shirley Field. Both teams will advance to the 10th Region tournament next Monday at Pendleton County.  
    The Fillies victory was much more difficult than the score indicates as the game was scoreless until the Fillies scored an unearned run in the bottom of the third when Tracey Hicks reached first with two outs on an error by the shortstop and Ashley Coppage drove her in with a single.  

  • Fillies, Breds finish 5th in track regional

    Both the girls’ and boys’ track squads finished fifth in the tough Region 4 Track Regional held at the Athletic Complex Saturday.
    Four girls and 13 boys qualified to compete in the Class 2A state meet to be held this Thursday in Louisville.
    The first two finishers in each event automatically qualify for state and the rest qualify based on the top times compared to all regions in their particular class.

  • Has baseball’s interleague play worn out its welcome?

    This week was the first round of play when the American League and National League teams play against each other.
    It seems like that there has been more chatter from managers and sportscasters in this year than before about the unfair aspects of the policy.
    Jim Leyland of the Tigers and Dusty Baker noted that they would prefer that the play between the leagues not be continued due to the difference in the leagues and the relative strength of the opposition each team is scheduled to play.

  • Fillies close out season with road games and round robin at home

    The Harrison County Fillies finished the season Saturday working to get ready for the district tournament by hosting a round robin tournament Saturday at Shirley Field.
    During the week before that, the Fillies hosted region rival Bourbon County and went on the road to Lexington to face the Lady Knights of Lexington Catholic.  

  • Shirley stepping down as cheerleader mentor

    When Diana “DeDe” Shirley took over the reins of the Harrison County High School varsity cheerleaders in 2008, she knew she would love the job.  
    Four years later, she still loves the job, but another priority has caused her to resign effective at the end of the school year.  
    The other priority is her second child and oldest son, Anthony.  

  • Two men scam their way into Cynthiana home

    By Becky Barnes, Editor
    A Cynthiana woman and her neighbor were the victims of a home invasion last Thursday afternoon.
    About 6 p.m. on May 19, the two  women were visiting in Lois Florence’s Pearl Street home. Two men came to the door and entered the home under the guise of needing to see Florence’s Social Security card.
    “He told her that if she had an ‘A’ at the end of her number, they would stop her Social Security check,” said Ptl. Nathan Linville of the Cynthiana Police Department.