Local News

  • Space heaters blamed for Pike Street fire

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Cynthiana Fire Chief Jay Sanders is reminding people to be cautious when using space heaters.

  • A Christmas Story coming to Rohs stage next weekend

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    One would assume that a live version of the beloved holiday movie “A Christmas Story” would have to leave out some favorite scene. But according to director Shelley Slade, the Rohs Opera House production will have everything fans love from the movie, plus a little bit more.

  • Deer causing driving hazards across county

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    For 13 days in November, the Harrison County Sheriff’s office reported investigating at least 12 car accidents involving deer.

  • Beware of utility scams, says Better Business Bureau

    Better Business Bureau is warning homeowners and business owners of a bill payment scam that is targeting utility customers.

  • State crews ready for snow

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 6 snow and ice removal crews will be reporting in at 12 midnight in anticipation of the latest winter weather event that is forecasted to hit the Northern Kentucky area tonight.  
     District 6 will monitor the anticipated snow storm and mobilize crews accordingly.

  • Relay’s Quarter Auction is Saturday

    Money doesn’t just happen. In work or charity, it’s earned.
    Harrison County’s Relay for Life teams spend much of the year gathering donations to sweeten their contribution to the American Cancer Society after its culminating Relay in June.
    One of the main fundraising events for Harrison County’s Relay for Life has been a Quarter Auction. The fourth annual event will take place this weekend at the Elk’s Lodge.
    “It’s a lot of fun,” said Ella Ankeny Fryman, one of the organizers for the event.

  • Blessing Ball

    Residents of Parkside Manor and Shadylawn Personal Care Home enjoyed “A Starry Night” of food, fellowship and dancing at the second annual Blessing Ball, held Friday evening at the Cynthiana Elks Club.

  • Economic Development Authority officially launches website

    The Economic Development Authority’s (EDA) promotional website for Harrison County went live officially on Monday morning to promote this area to new businesses.
    EDA chair and acting executive director Frazer LeBus informed board members that the website was ready to launch during their regular meeting last Thursday morning.

  • Kentucky Court of Appeals judge files for re-election

    Kentucky Court of Appeals Judge Joy Moore has filed campaign papers in Frankfort to seek another term in office.
    Moore currently serves Division 2 of the 6th Appellate District, which includes the following counties: Boone, Kenton, Campbell, Gallatin, Grant, Pendleton, Oldham, Spencer, Shelby, Henry, Trimble, Carroll, Owen, Harrison, Bracken, Mason, Nicholas, Fleming, Bath, Robertson and Lewis counties.

  • Former Harrison Vet Clinic extern returns as veterinarian

    When the Harrison Veterinary Clinic decided to hire a new doctor, its not likely that it figured to get a candidate from New Zealand, nor would anyone have taken the bet that this particular Kiwi would be no stranger to Cynthiana or the Harrison Veterinary Clinic.  
    Some may call it coincidence, others may say fate, but for the staff members at Harrison Veterinary, Dr. Christina Wells’ return to Cynthiana is nothing less than an dear friend coming home.