Today's News

  • A winning straw

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Rita Glascock has always been intrigued by trying something new.

    Several years ago she and husband Norvel took over the Slade Iris Gardens and moved the flowering bulbs to their Oddville farm. More recently she took up hooking rugs as a hobby.

  • Wiglesworth earns Purple Heart

    Cynthiana’s Andy Wiglesworth was awarded a Purple Heart on Saturday at the Cynthiana National Guard Armory with his family present. Wiglesworth was wounded in January 2009 while serving with the 149th Vertical Construction Company of the National Guard when the vehicle in which he was riding hit an IED. Wiglesworth and another soldier were medevaced from the scene. Pictured with Wiglesworth are, from left, his wife Moe, daughter, Kami, and son, D.A.

  • Magic show is Friday for library program

    By Kayla Pickrell, Intern

    Impossible Magic showcases its hocus pocus Friday in a free, family-oriented magic show in the Cynthiana Presbyterian Church fellowship hall.

  • Cynthiana son begins movie production in Scotland

    By Kayla Pickrell, Intern

    A long lost, and thought dead, film script is being resurrected by Cynthiana native Dayle Teegarden and director and co-producer Ian Vaughan Jones.

  • R.A. Williams changes Cedarbrook request for third time

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    During an informal conference with the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) and the Office of the Attorney General last week, R.A. Williams Construction Company CEO Ron Osborne altered his formal request regarding the Cedarbrook sewer plant for a third time. 

  • Chamber’s second of three races is Saturday, July 19

    By Kayla Pickrell, Intern

    The second leg of the Cynthiana – Harrison County Chamber of Commerce’s third annual Triple Crown road races is fast approaching.

  • Himes earns Miss America Community Service Award during Miss Kentucky pageant

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Just like most other little girls, Katie Himes had dreams of wearing a princess crown.

    However, there are no childish dreams in this woman’s reality.

  • Football in full swing on the Hilltop

    The Harrison County Thorobreds and the Harrison County Middle School Colts are busy preparing for the new season as they begin practice for this fall’s schedules.  
    HCMS Coach Chris Kerns and his staff greeted more than 60 players from the sixth, seventh and eighth grades as they began last Wednesday with parent meetings before the non-contact portion of the practices began on Thursday.  

  • Lewis and Collins overall champions of 2014 The Jungle

    Chris Lewis and IV Collins shot a red hot 96 on Sunday morning. That score survived challenges from two other duets to win 2014’s The Jungle by one shot 163 to 164.  
    Tom Korona/Ron Reanult and David McIlvain/Shearl Moore came in just one stroke shy of tying and putting the match into playoffs.  
    Johnny Mac Dawson/Clint Bishop trailed by three strokes at 166 and Josh Ashbrook/Brian Parker came in with 167, just four strokes off the pace.

  • A hodge podge of thoughts

    I am sitting in my office on this cloudy weather-threatening day thinking about a bunch of different sports-related items.  
    I am glad the World Cup is finally over after what seemed to be months of coverage.  
    Germany won over Argentina 1-nil (0) Sunday and then the people in Argentina rioted with 30 police people injured and 60 or so rioters arrested.  
    What in the world is wrong with these people?  
    Football is almost here as practice has begun for both the high school and middle school teams.