Local News

  • Slade makes bid for city commission

    Roger Slade is announcing his candidacy for re-election to the office of Cynthiana City Commissioner. 

    Slade is a lifelong resident of Cynthiana and has been married to his wife, Shelley, for 21 years. They have two children: Syndey, 19, and Brady, 16. 

  • Clifford seeks re-election as constable

    Sixth District Constable Dwight “Keith” Clifford has announced that he will seek re-election for a second term as constable in the Westside and Connersville precincts. 

    Clifford has resided in the Connersville area for over 40 years and is a honorably discharged veteran of the United States Air Force. 

  • Jones seeks bid as appeals judge

    Allison Jones is seeking her first full term as a judge in the 6th District Court of Appeals. 

    Jones was appointed appellate judge last September to serve out the remainder of  Judge Michelle Keller’s unexpired term. Judge Keller had left the seat vacant when she accepted an appointment to the Kentucky Supreme Court.

  • Main Street Program director ready for downtown revitalization

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Emily Ammerman said her love of downtown Cynthiana and historic preservation will serve her well as she embarks on her new career.

    Ammerman has been named the Main Street Program director for Cynthiana.

  • Court considers new lease for Handy House project

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    While acknowledging that there is still time left on the original lease agreement to restore the historic Handy House at Flat Run Veteran’s Park, most magistrates on the Harrison County Fiscal Court were clearly reluctant to transfer the lease to the Harrison County Heritage Council.

  • No school Monday, Feb. 10

    Harrison County students will have no classes Monday, Feb. 10. 

    This will make the 18th day classes have been closed due to weather and road conditions.

    David Case, assistant superintendent, made the announcement at 8 pm Sunday night.

  • School Menus

    Due to the consecutive snow days and inconsistent food deliveries, Harrison County School cafeterias will be doing individual menus based on each school's current inventory, according to Austin Dacci, School Nutritionist.
    Please contact your student’s cafeteria manager for specific details on your student’s school breakfast and lunch menu.

    HCHS - Cindy Hardin

    HCMS - Rita Lainhart

    ELEMENTARY - Patty Hill

    ST. EDWARD - Teresa Hargett

  • No school Friday, Feb. 7

    For the 17th day this winter, Harrison County classes are dismissed due to weather and road conditions.

    Staff members are to report to work today. 

  • Two Poems by James Baker Hall

    OLD PLACES (from Stopping on the Edge to Wave, 1988)

  • School Menus Feb. 10-14

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.