Today's News

  • Upcoming Harrison County Extension Homemaker events

    By Benita Peoples, Co. ext. agent
    The next event on the Harrison County Extension Homemaker’s agenda will take place Monday, May 5 at 6 p.m. They will host their 68th annual meeting. The event activities include dinner, a guest speaker, member recognitions, and a short business meeting. This year’s guest is Chautauqua orator L. Henry Dowell who will present as Harland “Colonel” Sanders, More than Fried Chicken. The event is open to the public and the cost is $12 per person. Tickets may be purchased at the Harrison County Extension Office.  

  • HMH ranked 8th in Best Places to Work in Kentucky

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) was recognized and honored at the Best Places to Work in Kentucky Tenth Annual Awards Dinner on April 24 at the Lexington Convention Center. The final rankings were announced at the event, and HMH ranked number eight out of 40 in the medium business category.

  • The art of having a good day

    Yesterday when I was buying fish for dinner, Harry the seafood guy looked at me and said, “Today has been a good day.”
    He didn’t say why, and I suppose I should’ve asked him.

  • Granny’s love kept alive with Maggie’s Meals

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Maggie Powell didn’t necessarily know she was making a difference in people’s lives, but she did.

    Even more than a year after her death, her legacy continues to nurture children in need.

  • Breds roll to 3-2 win over Bourbon County

    The Bourbon County Colonels arrived on the Hilltop with a cocky team and an 18-1 record as they faced the 14-7 Harrison County Thorobreds.  
    They left the Hilltop seven innings later talking trash with an 18-2 mark following the Thorobreds 3-2 win.
    The game was dominated by sophomore Gus Garrison’s pitching and six innings of stellar fielding by his Harrison County teammates.  
    One play that stands out on the positive side for the Breds was a third inning catch on a bloop fly ball made by second baseman Brandon Case.  

  • Seat belts save lives
  • Trust in the Lord

    I was a struggling sophomore student in seminary who was working two jobs to make sure I could afford tuition and my daily upkeep. On this particular day, I was excited about the prospect of meeting with a benefactor who had promised to help with my tuition payments for the next semester.

  • Fillies finish second in McDonald’s Classic, Warren East dominates

    The Warren East Lady Raiders made the long trip from Bowling Green to Cynthiana last weekend to win the McDonald’s Classic Softball Tournament without giving up a run.  
    Harrison County’s Fillies finished second as they shutout Whitley County twice and John Hardin once. However, they could not catch up to the Warren East pitching in the two losses to the 4th Region power.  
    The Fillies opened play Friday by winning two games to put themselves in good position for Saturday’s tournament play.  

  • 45th annual Harrison Co. Invitational sees Breds finish second, Fillies sixth

    Bishop Brossart won the girl’s portion of the Harrison County Invitational Track Meet and set three new meet records in the process.  
    The Lady Mustangs edged Scott County by only three and one half points followed by Mason County, Beechwood, Lexington Christian and Harrison County.  
    The Fillies were sixth in the 14-team field.  
    Kassidy Cook led the way for the Fillies taking second in the 100M hurdles, third in the triple jump, and fourth in both the long jump and high jump.  

  • Main Street Program hosts meeting to establish focus

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    After a three-hour marathon brainstorming session Monday night at the Harrison County Extension building, the Cynthiana - Harrison County Main Street Program leader has a better sense of the direction needed to help improve the economic health and vitality of downtown Cynthiana.