Local News

  • Broadway on Pike to return local talent to stage

    Welcome to Broadway... on Pike, that is.
    Some of the favorites to grace the stages of Harrison County High School over the years will be returning to Cynthiana for a one-night revue.
    The harriCYN Community Theatre is hosting a night’s entertainment on Saturday, Aug. 27, in the memory of long-time music mentor Mary Ruth Hendricks, who died on Nov. 12, 2009.

  • Farmer found dead after not returning home at dark

    A Harrison County man was found dead in his hay field following an apparent heart attack.
    A 911 call was made to dispatch around 9:53 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 14, by Alice Baxter, for a missing person.
    According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s report, Baxter made the 911 call after her husband, Benny Baxter, 67, did not return from the hay field soon after dark.
    “I knew something was wrong around eight when he hadn’t come back home,” said Baxter. “He didn’t have lights on his tractor so he always quit before dark.”

  • 3rd Blaine Henry Basketball Tourney is Labor Day weekend

    Former Harrison County High School basketball star will be hosting his third annual Blaine Henry Basketball Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4.
    Henry said he is still looking for players, volunteers, sponsors, vendors and donations.
    All proceeds from the tournament will be given to Champions for a Drug Free Harrison County, which has partnered with Henry this year to help organize the event.
    The tournament will feature five-on-five games to be played in two brackets. It is for youths ages 13 to 15 and 16 to 18.

  • Cynthiana Water Plant manager is Kentucky’s Operator of the Year

    City of Cynthiana water treatment plant manager Todd Blanton is the recipient for the Kentucky/Tennessee Section of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) 2011 Operator of the Year Award, which was awarded on July 26 at the annual Water Professionals Conference in Covington.
    The Operator of the Year Award is given each year to the top operators in Kentucky and Tennessee.
    Blanton was selected as the best operator in Kentucky out of the 498 registered water systems and 2,105 licensed water operators in Kentucky.

  • Grand opening held for Cynthiana Chiropractic

    A Wisconsin native has traded his cheese head in for bluegrass hospitality and small-town life.
    Dr. Brian Schulz recently picked Harrison Square to be the home of his chiropractic practice.
    Schulz started his education at the University of Wisconsin as he worked toward his original goal to become a vascular surgeon.
    “I first started out wanting to become a vascular surgeon,” said Schulz. “Unfortunately, I kind of got burnt out with school and decided not to pursue that career.”

  • Cynthiana police department, 1978


         It’s been three weeks since 32-year-old Larry Lee walked away from the Falmouth Rest Home and while officials aren’t sure where to look next, his family is hanging on to hope.

         Two possible sightings have been made from Cynthiana, one as recently as Sunday, said Falmouth Chief of Police Mark Posey.

  • Cynthiana man killed in ATV accident

    A 48-year-old Cynthiana man was killed in a 4-wheeler accident Sunday night.
    Robert W. Brewer was driving a 2006 Honda Rancher ES two-wheel drive ATV west on Switzer Pike when he lost control, according to the accident report filed by Harrison County Deputy Robert Peak.
    The ATV overturned three times, throwing the driver from the vehicle.
    Peak said the ATV came to final rest outside the shoulder of the road. Brewer was face-down on the roadway and not wearing a helmet.

  • Another year
  • Viaduct/Church Street ceremony

    UPDATE:  The ribbon cutting ceremony has been moved until after Labor Day.  We'll bring you more details when we get them.

       After 24 months of endless orange barrels, the U.S. 27 viaduct construction project is nearing its end.

       Cynthiana Mayor Steve Moses announced Tuesday night that a ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held Monday, Aug. 15, at 10 a.m. at the junction of Church Street and U.S. 27.