Local News

  • Just Married: Remodeled courthouse latest venue

    Harrison County Judge-Executive Alex Barnett presided over the wedding between Samantha Hailey (Sidles) and Steven Sidles in the second floor meeting room at the renovated Harrison County Courthouse. Sidles took the holiday time to get married and have a honeymoon before transferring to an army post in Alaska for the next few months. Theirs was one of the first weddings to be held at the courthouse.



  • Junior Achievement outreach

    Russ Judy, Harrison County High School Junior Achievement student, spent the day recently talking about careers with Tammy Free’s first grade class at Southside Elementary. Students learned about business education, including public jobs and life in their town, neighborhood, and country. They also had the opportunity to use maps and to discuss what it takes to be a business owner.



  • Meyer selected for LEAD

    William Meyer, a 4-H youth development agent from Harrison County, has been selected to participate in the Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Leadership Enhancement for Agricultural Development (LEAD) program. Meyer joins 15 other Kentuckians for LEAD’s two-year, intensive learning experience – a program that KFB created to prepare future agricultural leaders for tomorrow’s challenges. The 2015-16 LEAD class was announced on December 5 during KFB’s annual meeting in Louisville.

  • Terhune accepts Young Farmer honor

    Phil Terhune, Young Farmer Chair for Harrison County Farm Bureau (center), accepts the Gold Star Award of Excellence from Mark Haney, Kentucky Farm Bureau President, (left) and President and David S. Beck, Kentucky Farm Bureau Executive Vice President (right). The award was presented during a December 5 recognition program at the 95th Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting.



  • Harrison's Kentucky Farm Bureau recognized

    Harrison County Farm Bureau was recognized for outstanding membership and program achievement during the 95th Kentucky Farm Bureau meeting in Louisville. Jennifer Yazell, center, accepts the award from David S. Beck, right, KFB executive vice president, and Brad Smith, executive vice president of KFB Insurance Companies,on Dec. 5.



  • Harrison bestowed Gold Star Award of Excellence

     Kayleigh Evans (right), chair of the Harrison County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee, accepts the 2014 Gold Star Award of Excellence from Betty Farris (left), chair of the Kentucky Farm Bureau state Women’s Committee. The award was presented during a Dec. 5 recognition program at the 95th Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting.



  • St. Edward student featured in KFB display

    A Harrison County fifth grader, Rachel Rion, was among the 12 students selected from across the state to display their agriculture science projects at this week’s Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) annual meeting in Louisville.

  • Last fiscal court meeting for three magistrates held in remodeled courthouse

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court christened the new meeting room of the renovated historic courthouse in a special meeting last Tuesday night by approving bids for the replacement of a bridge on Twin Creek Road.

  • New jobs aid Cynthiana recession recovery

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

  • Library officials keeping eye on court of appeals ruling

    By Becky Barnes, Editor, and 

    Brent Schanding, Frankfort State Journal