Today's News

  • Re-enactment of second battle is this weekend

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Although the second Battle of Cynthiana in 1864 was not significant in the context of the Civil War, it marked a turning point in the military career of General John Hunt Morgan, according to local historian Bill Penn.  

  • Frymans assume ownership of Hilltop Grill

    By Kayla Pickrell, Intern

    A new owner moved into the Hilltop Grill on Webster Avenue.

  • Fillies start busy summer with basketball games and camps

    Kim Furnish’s Harrison County Fillies basketball team has been hard at work and that work will continue during the summer.  
    Since April, the Fillies have been in the weight room two days per week and the gym the other days of the week to prepare for the season next fall.  
    This will be the first season in five years that the Harrison County squad will not have Jordan Doram or Haley Perkins and the coaches are working hard with the girls to prepare for the change.  

  • Court appoints fire taxing district board members

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court approved the appointment of Mary Withers to the Harrison County Fire District board of trustees Tuesday night following the recommendation of Magistrates  Larry Wells and Bradley Copes.

  • Changes coming to Peewee football this summer and fall

    Harrison County Youth Football, formerly Peewee football, is set to undergo some changes beginning with camps in the summer and continuing with play in the fall.  
    This year, the plan is to organize three teams from each of the elementary schools and have them compete against one another during the season.  

  • A’s Cummins and Banks combine to no hit Cardinals in Little League action

    The Little League Cardinals were riding high on a four-game winning streak Saturday, but two A’s pitchers combined to pitch a no hitter to hand the Redbirds a 14-1 defeat.  
    Logan Cummins went the first three innings and Will Banks finished the job hurling the fourth in the run rule contest.
    The A’s began the game with two runs in the top of the first on a two-out home run by Brent White scoring Brendon White, who had singled.  
    Cummins struck out the side in the bottom of the first for a 2-0 lead going into the second.  

  • King signing
  • Some questions are not worthy of an answer

    When our daughters were in their preteen and certainly their teenage years, Patti had to do a lot of corrective action both in word and deed.  
    She mainly led by example but she did have to repeat herself on many occasions because of the girls, particularly Amanda, repeating the same infractions to the family (Patti’s) rules.  

  • So I've graduated, what now?

    Our 5-year-old granddaughter recently went through her pre-school graduation. She sat all smiles with everyone watching, then we started making faces with each other and then she stuck her tongue out.

  • Sports beat

    Thorobred Golf Scramble
    is Saturday
    Harrison County High School varsity cheerleaders are hosting a golf scramble to raise money for new uniforms and equipment. The event will be held at Houston Oaks Golf Course in Paris on Saturday, June 14. There will be a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The cost is $50 a person or $200 per team. Dinner will be provided.