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Today's News

  • Fillies advance to region finals as Hatterick nails three with 1.9 seconds

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies are in the Tenth Region finals for the first time in 15 years after winning the quarter final game Wednesday over Bourbon County 66-44 and pulling out a squeaker in the semis, over Mason County 37-34, Monday night.  
    In both games the Fillies started a little slow but in the Bourbon County game after adjusting to the different zone defense that the Lady Colonels opened the game with increased the lead after each period was played.  

  • Fillies fall short in region final Tuesday at Montgomery County

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The wonderful season that the Harrison County Fillies put together came to an end Tuesday night as they lost in the finals of the 10th Region Tournament, 71-49, to pre-season favorite George Rogers Clark.  The tournament was played at Montgomery County High School.

  • A “sanctuary”...a safe place for everyone

    Last Sunday, my husband and I visited a church in Orlando.
    For years they met at a local high school, and last year they built their own building, a “campus.” Even though the place is huge, you can’t miss the sanctuary. Above the main doors it says in big letters: SANCTUARY.
    We’ve heard the pastor preach before and already had a sense that this church truly is a sanctuary.
    Not every church that has a sanctuary, a dedicated worship space where the congregation meets with God, IS a sanctuary, a place of safety and refuge.

  • Church Briefs

    CYNTHIANA BAPTIST

    Vacation Bible School
    Vacation Bible School will be held June 23 at 6 p.m. at Cynthiana Baptist Church
    In a world that is always searching for “the next big thing,” some things never change and can never be improved upon. God, His Word, His Promises, and the Gospel will always remain unchanged and that is why we choose to Kick it Old School. We will reinforce this concept through an 80’s “old school” rock and roll concert environment.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, March 7
    Smart Phone Basics. Thursday, March 7 at 11 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. This program will cover the basics and if time allows, will have a question and answer session. Call  859-234-4881 to register.

  • Jackson Paul Ellington

    Jackson Paul Ellington
    Jackson Paul Ellington was born to Allison and Cody Ellington of Cynthiana, Ky., on Jan. 30, 2019 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 7 lbs. 11 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Christy and Bucky Hall of Cynthiana and Chad and Gracie (Smith) Wade of Georgetown, Ky.
    Paternal grandparents are Tina and Kevin Ellington of Cynthiana.

  • Millersburg Garden Club begins year of “Gardening with Elegance”

    Millersburg Garden Club is planning a super year of programs, speakers, workshops, field trips and meals. The first meeting will be held on Thursday, March 14 at 12 p.m. at the Wallis House, Garden Club of Kentucky (GCKY) State Headquarters, 616 Pleasant St. in Paris. Attendees, each dressed in green, will be served an elegant, sit-down Irish meal provided by the Executive Board members, headed up by Co-Presidents, Jan Wasson and Janis McCarty.

  • Krift is credentialed as a Certified Tumor Registrar

    Julie Krift, HMH outpatient services nurse, has recently earned the Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) credential by the National Cancer Registrars Association’s Council on Certification. Krift earned her CTR credential as part of the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC) accreditation.

  • Spring peepers

    Absolutely nothing says spring more than the distant chorus of spring peepers.  There is a wooded stream just off Conner Station that is home to a cacophonous band of peepers all competing for as many females as they can lure with their peeping charm. 
    On my way home last week, on a warm evening, after plenty of rain, the spring peepers reminded me of how glorious rural life can be.  Just by listening for a few minutes an entire other world can be imagined.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: MaKenzie Lynne Burden, Jan. 22, daughter of Jeremy and Stephanie Burden; Jason Louis Rage McKenney, Jan. 30, son of Jason and Angela McKenney; Joshua Isaiah McLeod, Feb. 8, son of Roberta and John McLeod; Richard Matthew Rose, Feb. 16, son of Travis and Paula Rose.
    Cynthiana Cash is moving to its new location at 210 S. Church St.