Today's News

  • Paying Respects

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    As the trees begin to shed their fall coats of red, yellow and orange, the Licking Valley Singers are gearing up for a red, white and blue tribute.

  • Prepare to be Thrilled at Friday’s parade

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The month-long celebration of Halloween, Cynthiana style, kicks it into a new gear Friday night from 6 - 8:30 p.m. with the debut of a downtown “Thriller” parade.

  • Candidate for District 5 magistrate

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Sam Pierce is the Republican candidate for magistrate of the 5th district in Harrison County. He responded to the Tea Party’s request for debate and was given two minutes to introduce himself.

  • District 8 magisterial candidate

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Jeromy Northcutt, a candidate in the District 8 magisterial race, was the only contender in that race to respond to the Tea Party’s invitation.

  • Thorobreds fall to Colonels Saturday in Villa Hills

    The Harrison County Thorobreds offense once again fizzled to a stop gaining only five total yards Saturday afternoon in a 56-0 loss to the Covington Catholic Colonels.  
    The big Colonel defensive line dominated the youthful Thorobreds making running and passing difficult all afternoon.  
    Penalties were also an issue as the Thorobreds were flagged for 81 yards on nine infractions.  
    Covington Catholic scored on their first possession after the Breds picked up one first down and punted the ball away in the game’s opening series.  

  • Springboks U-10 soccer teams perform in BSA Haunted Classic

    The Springboks had two Under-10 girls soccer teams travel to Beaver Creek, Ohio, last weekend to take part in the BSA Haunted Classic Soccer Tournament.  
    The tournament had 336 girls’ teams, ages 8 to 14, and included teams from Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Michigan and Indiana.  
    The Springboks white team, which had four Harrison County players along with two from Bourbon County and two from Scott County, finished second in their division.  

  • Soccer Breds grab 38th District with wins over Royals and Wildcats

    The weather tried to prevent it, but eventually the Harrison County Thorobreds won the 38th District Soccer Championship defeating Pendleton County, 3-2, Saturday afternoon in Falmouth.  
    The Breds defeated Mason County, 7-0, in Thursday’s first match of the district tournament sending the Royals home with a season-ending mark of 0-14.  
    The field was sloppy but not the quagmire that would have been if the match had been played on Tuesday as originally scheduled.  

  • Georgetown College Homecoming
  • A hunting I tried to go

    During the years that I have written this column and broadcast the Saturday radio show, I have been asked by some why I have never talked hunting or fishing.  
    I am going to give some examples of my limited experience with the two and you will be able to decide on your own the reason.
    First, I will discuss fishing, which I have almost no experience in as I have been two or maybe three times.  
    My dad was not a fisherman and may have taken me and my brothers once, but I don’t remember for sure.  

  • Bishop Brossart ends Breds season 9-0 in region opener

    The 38th District champion Harrison County Thorobreds were no match for the runners up of the 37th District. Bishop Brossart defeated the Breds 9-0 Tuesday night in the 10th Region Tournament hosted by Scott High.  
    The loss ended the season for the Breds with a 7-10-1 record while the Mustangs advance to Thursday’s semi finals with a 15-5 mark.  
    Brossart will face Montgomery County (19-2) in the second match Thursday night at 8 p.m.  
    The host Eagles will battle George Rogers Clark in the 6 p.m. match Thursday.