Today's News


    Fifty years ago Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech before a quarter-million people in the famous March on Washington became emblematic of the entire civil rights movement. It was the largest demonstration ever in the nation’s capital and made Dr. King a permanent symbol in the struggle for equality among the races in this country.

  • Soccer Breds finish second in Thorobred Classic taking 2 of 3

    The Tuesday night defeat of Holy Cross in shootout fashion was not enough to carry the Harrison County Thorobreds to the championship of their own Thorobred Classic as Bishop Brossart ran rough shod over the field for three wins and the trophy.  
    Thursday night was the face off between the two top teams in the Classic, the Breds and the Mustangs. The Mustangs scored first as the Breds, playing without Logan Wiley who received a red card on Tuesday and was out for this and the Bourbon County match, were working on finding the right combination.  

  • Thorobred golfers split 2 matches, Fillies lose by three strokes

    The Harrison County Thorobreds golfers lost a close match at Pendleton County last Wednesday before taking a match at Paris Monday night.
    The Pendleton County team is highly thought of in the region and Harrison County battled them tooth and nail before losing by eight strokes, 183 to 175.  
    Will Hicks lead the Thorobreds with 44 in the match played at the Pendleton County Country Club.  

  • One poor decision leads to a very good one

    I do not like to dwell on the negative so this week I am writing about a great decision that was made by the Cynthiana/Harrison County Parks and Recreation Board.  
    The decision to hire Darrell Baxter as the new director followed a mistake made in hiring someone that “is not from here.”  
    I am not always for hiring from within the county because for some jobs there may not be the best candidate here and being from here is not as important for some jobs as it is for the director of the Parks and Recreation.  

  • Cross country opens with scrimmage in Versailles

    “I like what I see, said Coach Danny Simpson after the Harrison County cross country scrimmage at Woodford County. “Our athletes are working hard and working together to continue to improve.”  
    Simpson’s remarks came after both the Fillies and Thorobreds finished third in the multi-team scrimmage at Woodford County.  

  • Benefit planned for BGE lineman

    Larry Lovelace is a lineman with Blue Grass Energy and has been diagnosed with Diffuse Large B-cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. Larry, 45, has been employed with Blue Grass energy since 2006. He and his wife Amanda have a son, Ian who is 6.

  • Harrison County District Court


    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.

    presiding Aug. 19, 2013


  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul

  • Harrison Circuit Court


    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding Aug. 20, 2013


  • Fillies win Glacier Invitational

    The Harrison County Fillies volleyball team ran its record to 8-1 for the season defeating Nicholas County on Thursday, winning five matches in sweeping the Glacier Invitational, losing to Bryan Station on Monday and defeating Pendleton County on Tuesday.
    The Nicholas County match was a three set win for the Fillies, 25-8, 25-13 and 25-10, as the Lady Jackets could not handle the ball for the most part through out the match.