Today's News

  • Cynthiana Police Department


    Arrests, citations, warnings

    July 26 -- Joseph A. Pawley, 40, was issued a citation for failure to wear seat belt while traveling South Walnut Street.

  • Carson named new HCFD Chief

    The Harrison County Fire Tax District has named Charles Allen Carson as the new Harrison County Volunteer Fire Department Chief.
    Carson, a member of the Cynthiana Fire Department and former assistant chief for Harrison County Volunteer Fire Department, will fill the vacant position of chief formerly held by his father for 31 years.
    “I am very, very excited to have this opportunity,” said Carson. “I know I have big shoes to fill, but I am appreciative for the opportunity.”

  • Did you know?

    Aug. 8

    There will be a freshman orientation on Thursday, Aug. 8 at 6 p.m. in the Harrison County High School auditorium.
    There will also be a meet and greet with teachers after the orientation. Parents of incoming freshmen are also welcome.

    Cynthiana’s Rod Run will host its first 5K run/walk

    The second annual Rod Run of Cynthiana will be held Saturday, Aug. 24. The morning will  kick-off at 8 a.m. with a Rod Run/Walk along Safety Way.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Aug. 8 

    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Aug. 8 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

  • View school as an opportunity, not a sentencing

    And the infamous countdown, for the majority of students, has began.

    Only five days remain in the 2013 summer break for Harrison County students and I am sure that there will be plenty of headaches to come in the next few days.

  • Fillies sixth in CKC, eighth in Clark as the season begins

    The Harrison County Fillies golf team hit the ground running the past week as they began the season with two large tournaments.
    They began by hosting the nine-team Central Kentucky Conference tournament on Friday at the Cynthiana Country Club. Freshmen Sarah Holland and Sarah Durbin led the way for the Fillies as they shot very well for the first time out.  Holland finished sixth among the 52 golfers, shooting 90 for the 18 holes.

  • Thorobred golfers start season with Franklin County Invitational

    The 24-team Franklin County Invitational was the starting point for this year’s addition of the Harrison County Thorobreds golf team.  The Breds played Monday and Tuesday at the Marriott course in Frankfort in the tournament won by Louisville St. Xavier.  

  • Church News


    Gospel in the Park, presented by Bluegrass Cowboy Church, will be held Saturday, Aug. 10 beginning at 4 p.m. at the Bourbon County fairgrounds.

  • Cross country has high hopes as season approaches

    “Although we graduated some very good runners we still have a very talented group returning,” said Coach Danny Simpson. “We just have to run to our potential.”
    Graduated from last year’s team are Joey Faulkner and Joe Thomas, two of the three top Thorobreds’ runners, along with Bailey Caudill and Heather Randolph from the Fillies.  

  • Odds and ends

    In the article that I wrote about football rules, there are a couple of changes/additions that I need to make. There is some disagreement on rule 3-5-10d as to whether or not it is a penalty if a player takes his helmet off on his own in the dead ball interval. Some believe that it is not, but the way it is written, until someone clarifies it to me and then I’m not sure I would tell my players not to take it off.