Today's News

  • Supervisor calls water violations ‘a tragedy’

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    It came as a single sheet of paper in local residents’ Harrison Shopper this week announcing violations in Cynthiana’s water quality.

  • Governor to visit Cynthiana Sept. 15

    Gov. Steve Breshear will be in Cynthiana on Monday, Sept. 15, to sign bills that were sponsored by state Rep. Tom McKee. He will be at the Harrison County Extension office between 10:30 and 11 a.m.

    The budget will be one of the bills to receive the governor’s signature while in Cynthiana. According to McKee, the budget contains $1.2 million for the Farms to Food project for which he is an advocate.

  • City gives nod to file for grant to expand industry, add 80 jobs

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    A Cynthiana manufacturer is looking to expand its operation and the city commission took a step Tuesday to help move it forward.

  • 43 horses seized in animal cruelty case

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    A Bourbon County man has been cited on 43 counts of second degree cruelty to animals following a Department of Agriculture investigation, according to court documents.

  • Breds play well in Montgomery tournament, Fillies lose to Bourbon

    On Saturday the Harrison County Thorobreds golf team traveled to Mt. Sterling to take part in the Montgomery County Invitational.  
    The Breds played well though they finished in 15th place in the 23-team tournament.  
    Franklin County was the winner followed by Henry Clay, Bourbon County and Scott County. Medalist was Andrew Farmer of Estill County who shot 72 for the 18-hole contest.  

  • Sports this week

    Sept.10 – Sept. 16

    Thursday, Sept. 11, Fillies vs. Bourbon Co.  Cynthiana Country Club
    Sunday, Sept. 14, Breds at Bourbon Co.
    Monday, Sept. 15, Fillies vs. Pendleton Co. CCC
    Tuesday, Sept. 16, Fillies & Breds at Nicholas Co.

    Thursday, Sept. 11, vs. Bracken Co. 5:30 p.m.  Home
    Tuesday, Sept. 16, at George Rogers Clark  5:30 p.m.

    Fillies soccer
    Wednesday, Sept. 10, vs. Campbell Co. 6 p.m. Home

  • Born to Run 5K Race
  • Breds win over Mason County 4-0 Tuesday night, record now 2-4-1

    The Harrison County Thorobreds defeated the Mason County Royals Tuesday night in Maysville, 4-0.
    Earlier last week, the Breds picked up their first win of the season with a home win of 4-1 over Bryan Station.  
    The Bryan Station win saw Derek Nunnelley score his first varsity goal when he forced the Defender’s defensive player to kick the ball into his own goal.  

  • Harrison Co. JV defeats Fleming County, 20-19

    Luke Slucher scored three touchdowns and Logan Kellione knocked down the Fleming County attempt for the victory Monday in Harrison County’s 20-19 win on Lawson Field.  
    Harrison County scored first when Slucher picked off a pass and ran back 52 yards for the score.  The try for point-after was stopped and the Breds led 6-0.  
    Fleming County tied the score a short time later and then took the lead when they scored again and kicked the extra point to make the score 13-6.

  • Fillies volleyball wins one of four in Dink Scott Tournament

    If ever the old saying “close only counts in horse shoes and hand grenades” was appropriate for sports, it would describe the last five volleyball matches for the Harrison County Fillies.  
    The Fillies traveled to Mt. Sterling to play in the Dink Scott Memorial Invitational and won one of four matches.Each match was closer than the next, including the match that the Fillies won over Bryan Station.  
    The Fillies opened tournament play with a two-set-to-one win over the Lady Defenders 13-21, 21-16, and 15-12.