Local News

  • Race for Family Court Judge in the 18th Circuit

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    There were no friendly post-debate handshakes between the candidates for Family Court Judge Tuesday night. The two left the stage in opposite directions after engaging in the most contentious and hard-fought debate of the evening.

  • Cynthiana Mayor's race

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Two candidates are going head-to-head in the non-partisan race for Cynthiana’s mayor. They came together Tuesday night for the Tea Party’s candidate debate.

  • Candidates for 78th District House of Representatives

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    In contrast to the battle for family court judge, the debate between candidates for state representative was practically a study in the common ground the two men shared on many of the issues the Tea Party raised Tuesday night.

  • Ky. council reps tour courthouse

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

  • Schools put last year’s talk into action with program

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    It’s one thing to talk about an issue in a community forum and quite another to move the talk into action. But just one year after Harrison County Schools hosted a forum on teen suicide, a $50,000 grant has been secured to address the issue head on.

  • Police probe three armed robberies

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Cynthiana Police are investigating a third gas station armed robbery in less than a month.

    The latest victim was Ken’s Exxon at the corner of Church and Bridge streets.

  • Pair arrested after farmer chats with suspects

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    An astute Harrison County man may have foiled the theft of his belongings from his Hinton-Webber home.

    About 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Andrew Wilson came out of his barn and saw an unfamiliar van parked in the driveway.

  • Career Day at Southside

    Southside Elementary school students got a chance to tour ambulances, fire trucks, tow trucks and other vehicles during the first half of Career Day Friday at the Harrison County fairgrounds. Later many people from several professions talked with students about their jobs and what was involved to be successful in their careers.

  • Ag department has rain barrels

    The Harrison County High School Agriculture Education Department is taking orders for rain barrels. The students in the agriculture construction class have created a set of rain barrels to auction off to the community and/or for local businesses. 

    Due to the overwhelming feedback from the community, the students have decided to take up an order for rain barrels as a fundraiser.

  • Spooky Boo Wow parade is Oct. 25

    The annual Spooky Boo Wow parade will be held at Flat Run Veterans’ Park this year.

    Registration for  the Saturday, Oct. 25, parade will begin at 11 a.m. with the parade starting at noon. Registration is $5 per dog with proceeds to benefit the Humane Society of Harrison County’s spay/neuter program for shelter and community pets.