Today's News

  • Police nab Fast Max robbery suspect

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Less than 24 hours after Cynthiana’s Fast Max was robbed, police had a suspect in custody.

    Zachary Massey, 24, Cynthiana, was arrested last Thursday morning and charged with first degree robbery. 

  • Courthouse renovation complete

    The majority of the Harrison County Courthouse renovation is complete. County offices, beginning with the judge-executive and his staff, will begin occupying the building as early as next week, according to Judge Executive Alex Barnett.
    Actual costs to renovate the courthouse exceeded the cushion figured into the original project estimate, Barnett said. The overruns involved a number of small details, such as window blinds, a refrigerator, desks and miscellaneous office equipment, that ended up being a larger figure than anticipated, he said.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Tyris Nahiem Cobbins, Nov. 29, son of Cartia Cummins and Larry Cobbins Jr.; Titan Alexander Mastin, Nov. 17, son of Earl and Stephanie Mastin.
    R & W World of Bargains, 201 N. Main St., is holding a grand opening sale. The building was formerly occupied by Minutes before Cash.
    Fresenius Medical Care Dialysis Services of Cynthiana is holding an open house for the new Dialysis Clinic in Cynthiana which is located in the Harrison Square Shopping Center, 994 US Hwy. 27 South, Suite 6.

  • Community Calendar

    FRIDAY, Dec. 12
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Dec. 12 at New Beginnings at 10:30 a.m.; Our Little Miracles, 11 a.m.; Parkside Manor, 11:30 a.m.; Shady Lawn, Noon; Robynwood, 3 p.m.; Edgemont, 3:45 p.m.
    Blood Drive. Friday, Dec. 12 from 2-7 p.m. on the KBC Bloodmobile at the Cynthiana Walmart, US 27 South. To schedule a donation or for more details visit kybloodcenter.org or call 800-775-2522.
    SUNDAY, Dec. 14

  • Former Cynthiana banker convicted in Lawrence Co. of child porn charges

    By Lilly Adkins, Big Sandy News

    LOUISA – A Lawrence Circuit Court jury has found a Louisa man guilty of four counts of distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor and one count of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor.

  • Breds 4-1 after win over Scott on Hilltop Tuesday

    The Harrison County Thorobreds handed Scott High its first loss of the season. The Thorobreds defeated the Eagles 85-79 on the Hilltop Tuesday night.  
    The win improves the Breds record to 4-1 with a date Friday night at home with 1-1 Covington Holmes.  
    Holmes is coached by former Harrison County coach, Mike Listerman.  
    Listerman coached Harrison County head coach Larry Kendall and assistant coach Jamie Case while at Harrison County.

  • Handy House gets city’s attention again

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    While a decision on the future of the Handy House was tabled at the Nov. 25 Cynthiana  City Commission, it was by no means the end of controversial debate.

  • Harrison County wins Rumble on the Hilltop over 10 opponents

    Harrison County’s Thorobreds wrestling team had four undefeated champions, two second place, six third place, and one fourth place finisher as they won the Rumble on the Hilltop Saturday.  
    The meet, which was held at the Harrison County Middle School, saw the Breds finish with 215 points to Scott County’s 209 ½ to win the event.  
    Perry County Central was a distant third with 110 followed by Bourbon County, Madison Southern, Franklin County, Tates Creek, Grant County, Western Hills, Lexington Catholic and Bryan Station.

  • Sometimes the best stories of the year...

    It’s drawing in on that time when we select our top 10 stories of the year.
    What do you think they are?

  • Sports this week

    Fillies Basketball
    Wednesday, Dec. 10 - Bourbon Co. (H), Freshman, 6:30 p.m.
    Thursday, Dec. 11 - Nicholas Co. (H), F/JV, 6/7:30 p.m.
    Saturday, Dec. 13 - Dixie Hgts. (H), F/JV/V, 3/4:30/6 p.m.
    Monday, Dec. 15 - Paris (H), JV/V, 6/7:30 p.m.
    Wednesday, Dec. 17 at Pendleton Co., Freshman, 7 p.m.

    Thorobreds Basketball
    Friday, Dec. 12 - Covington Holmes (H), JV/V, 6/7:30 p.m.
    Saturday, Dec. 13 vs. Augusta at Robertson Co., Varsity, TBA
    Wednesday, Dec. 17 - Nicholas Co. (H), F/JV, 6/7:15 p.m.