Local News

  • KSP 's Friday benefit is $5 per carload

    Although the May 10 Trooper Island Concert and Cruise in had to be canceled due to inclement weather, it has been rescheduled for this Friday at 5 p.m. 

    There will be the same great entertainment with Jo Jo Gunn and Tpr. Endre Samu, who performs an Elvis tribute as well as the cruise in car show.


    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Though the art gallery in the Maysville Community and Technical College - Licking Valley Campus annex  in the Harrison Square Shopping Center is small, it features a surprisingly wide variety of local artists and art works.

  • LV Singers to honor National Anthem anniversary

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    On Saturday, June 14, the Licking Valley Singers invite the entire community to join them in a special celebration to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the National Anthem of the United States.

  • Royse is Cynthiana’s newest police officer

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Cynthiana’s newest police officer is on the streets.

    Matt Royse, 24, graduated from the police academy on April 25 and began his first shift on April 26.

  • Family history writing seminar planned

    The Harrison County Historical Society has scheduled a Family History Writing Seminar on Tuesday, June 3 from 7-9 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Committee members will be on hand to help people compile and write their histories for inclusion in the upcoming family history on Harrison County, Ky.

  • Abandoned properties create blight on community, say city leaders

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    “Something’s gone wrong,” said Cynthiana City Commissioner Billy Grayson after showing photographs a beautifully kept homes and lawns against properties that have been abandoned and are a nuisance to the community.

  • Hampton says serving county for six terms was privilege

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    The re-match between Shain Stephens and incumbent Harrison County Sheriff Bruce Hampton once again came down to a narrow margin of victory. This time, however, Stephens came out on the winning side of the race, unseating Hampton by a margin of 738 votes in Tuesday’s primary election.
    Hampton’s service as Harrison County Sheriff has run six straight terms in office. After 24 years in the office and  36 total years in law enforcement, Hampton expressed few regrets in the final results.

  • Harrison County Primary Election Recap Sheets, 2014

    Click on links to see full size documents.


  • City and county to participate in national Click It or Ticket campaign

    By Becky Barnes, Editor
    The Cynthiana Police Department and Harrison County Sheriff’s Department are joining other agencies in the ‘Click It or Ticket’ seat belt campaign.

  • McConnell, Grimes head to November ballot

    By Becky Barnes, Editor
    Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) and incumbent U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R) will square off on the November ballot after each won their respective party bids.
    According to statewide numbers from the Kentucky State Board of Elections, McConnell earned 60.18 percent of the republican votes to his closest competitor Matt Bevins with 35.42 percent.
    In the democratic primary, Grimes led by a larger margin claiming 76.47 percent of the votes with her three competitors splitting the remaining votes.