Today's News

  • U.S. 62 round-about will be opening soon


    Harrison County drivers will get their first taste of bypass driving in approximately two weeks.

  • Cynthiana police chief receives Chamber’s first Public Safety Award

    Ray Johnson moved with his family to Cynthiana, his wife’s hometown, in 1989.

    Shortly after the move, Johnson, who received the 2012 Public Safety Award from the Chamber of Commerce, was approached about applying to the Cynthiana Police Department.

  • Pence indicted on theft allegations

    The Harrison County grand jury returned only one indictment during its final session of the quarter and passed five cases to the next grand jury.

    Zachary Pence, 24, faces a single-count indictment on a charge of theft by unlawful taking, $500 or more but less than $10,000.

  • Judge says Brown trial will not be moved


    Estranged wife of local businessman Jim Brown has been denied a change of venue for her upcoming trial.

  • Relay for Life, June 14

    “Save the date” announcements are popular for young couples to send out in advance of a formal wedding announcement.
    Often in a magnetic form, which is good for refrigerator posting, it helps the potential attendee remember the upcoming event every time they go to the fridge for a snack or soda.
    With that said, here’s my “Save the date:”
    Friday, June 14
    Ingles Stadium
    7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, June 6
    Humane Society Yard Sale. The Humane Society of Harrison County will hold a yard sale at Cynthiana Presbyterian Church. Donations: June 6 at 6 p.m.; Sale: June 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and June 8 from 10 a.m. to noon. Donations are tax deductible and will be used to promote animal welfare in Harrison County.
    FRIDAY, June 7

  • Basketball Breds begin busy June with Georgetown College Camp

    Coach Larry Kendall and his Harrison County Thorobreds started the month of June’s basketball with a scrimmage at George Rogers Clark on Monday.  
    “We struggled against GRC’s defense today,” said Kendall. “I know we didn’t win but it is the first game of summer.”
    Next week beginning on Wednesday, June 5, the Thorobreds really race into action.  

  • Fillies complete youth camp, begin summer play winning 2 of 3 games

    “This was by far the largest turnout for a camp in my time as coach,” said Coach Kim Furnish. “I am very pleased that our numbers continue to grow.”  
    This statement was made after 45 girls attended the Fillies Basketball Camp held last week Wednesday through Friday.  
    This camp was different as each day featured some unique type of instruction.  
    Coach Jeff Kinney was Thursday’s main instructor as he taught team-specific drills to the campers.  

  • Harrison County track team holds awards program

    Coaches Danny Simpson and Robert Walker held the annual post season awards program Saturday, June 1, at the Extension Office.  
    Jessica Alas, Elizabeth Boyers, Stephanie Buck, Bailey Caudill and Jenna Nunnelley were presented with senior awards by Coach Simpson.  

  • Why do they play at Whitaker Bank Park?

    All of us here in Harrison County are happy that the Thorobreds are once again where they belong, that is in the state tournament.  
    As I have often said about the Cardinals being in first in the central division of the National League it is their rightful place and the state tournament is Harrison County’s rightful place.  
    But why do they play at Whitaker Bank Park?