Local News

  • 43 horses seized in animal cruelty case

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    A Bourbon County man has been cited on 43 counts of second degree cruelty to animals following a Department of Agriculture investigation, according to court documents.

  • Board approves director’s pursuit of business grant

    The board of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Economic Development Authority (EDA) authorized its new executive director, Garnett Furnish, to start the process of applying for a business development grant worth up to $600,000, if approved.
    At the regular meeting of the EDA Thursday morning, Furnish introduced board members to George Leamon, Industrial and Business Development Specialist with the Bluegrass Area Development District (BGADD).

  • Marching Thorobreds open season at Beechwood

    The Harrison County High School Marching Thorobreds debuted their 2014 program, “Heroes Fallen, Not Forgotten” at the Beechwood Festival of Bands in Ft. Mitchell on Saturday, Sept. 6.  
    The band earned top honors in its class, placing first and receiving awards for the highest scores in music, visual and general effect.  
    The band participated in finals competition and maintained its fifth place overall status.  

  • Furnish reminds residents of voter registration deadline

    Harrison County Clerk Linda Furnish reminds eligible Kentuckians that the deadline to register to vote in the upcoming Nov. 4 General Election is Monday, Oct. 6.
    The Harrison County clerk’s office will accept voter registration cards until the close of business on that date. Mail-in voter registration applications must be postmarked by Oct. 6.

  • School salaries for Harrison County: 2013-2014

    Adams David 51,928.16

    Allen Alice 43,383.04

  • CERTS training to begin Sept. 18

    The Community Emergency Response Team (CERTS) has scheduled training sessions to register, recruit and train volunteers to assist in times of crisis, for Sept. 18 at 6 p.m. in the commissioners’ room at Cynthiana City Hall.

    Training will be held on Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. on Sept. 18 and 25, Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, and Nov. 6.

  • Kearns remembered as excellent student, athlete

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Sheriff’s deputies are still investigating the cause of a wreck that claimed the life of a Cynthiana man early Sunday morning.

  • Handgun found in high school student’s car

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    It has been confirmed through the Cynthiana Police Department that an unloaded handgun was found on Harrison County High School property last Thursday.


    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    When 13-year-old Madeline Sparks and her horse, Emmit, cross the finish line in her first trail-riding endurance competition in Tennessee on Saturday, Sept. 13, it will be more than a personal victory. It will also be in memory of her grandmother and an honor to others who are battling breast cancer in their lives.

  • Superintendent’s salary remains unchanged in 2014

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    There have been a few changes in the top salaries of the Harrison County School District.

    Some of the top-paid staff received pay increases, but a few also had decreases.