Local News

  • Public critical of police department


    An appeal for public input on a management audit of the Cynthiana Police Department was met with candid if not accusatory comments.

  • Court shoots down tax increase proposal


    Magistrates overwhelmingly defeated a motion to raise taxes for 2013.

    During the first meeting in August the Harrison County Fiscal Court took a proactive step in assuring tax rates would be finalized by the Oct. 1 deadline.

  • Commissioners’ silence ends contract with former EDA director

    An awkward silence hung in the air as Cynthiana Mayor Steve Moses waited for a second to his motion to approve an amended contract with the formerly ousted economic development director.

    Moses watched the clock at the back of the commissioners’ room at City Hall before declaring the motion dead for lack of a second after two minutes of silence.

  • Rod Run encore promises to be bigger and better

    The second annual Cynthiana Rod Run promises to be bigger and better than its successful debut.

    Jerry Adams, owner of Custom Cuts and founder of Cynthiana Rod Run, has been franticly working to ensure the highly anticipated Cynthiana Rod Run has even more to offer than last year.

  • New penalty added for violation of ‘No Texting’ law; points on driver license

    Gov. Steve Beshear announced this week that a new enforcement measure aimed at saving lives on Kentucky highways.

    At the Governor’s direction, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet soon will assess “penalty points” on the operator’s licenses of drivers who are cited and convicted of violating Kentucky’s law against texting while driving.

  • Berry man charged in Robertson County shooting

    A Berry man is in jail following a shooting last week in Robertson County.

    Keith Case, 38, of Berry, was arrested Tuesday, Aug. 6, and charged with first degree assault and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

  • Behavioral Health receives $4 million for system of care expansion

    Kentucky will enter into a $4 million, four-year cooperative agreement with the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to enhance services and supports for children and youth with behavioral health needs, and their families, the Kentucky Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities (BHDID) announced today.

  • The ‘Yes’ of Life

    What do all models, musicians, actors, writers, and artist of all genres have in common? The extreme highs and lows of the entertainment and arts industries. The manic behavior of the numerous and dreaded “no” and then that one simply and satisfying “yes.” It is what we do with those yeses that make it count.

  • Law enforcement stepping up DUI efforts

    It’s difficult to relate to a national story unless it directly affects us.

    For the families and friends of the nearly 10,000 people who die every year in the United States as a result of drunk driving, the story is painfully real.

  • European vacation

    Lauren Clarke may have the best summer tales to share with her classmates after returning from a European tour.
    Clarke, 16, will begin her junior year at Harrison County High School with summer memories much more worthy of sharing than John Trevolta’s “Summer lovin.”
    As a part of the People to People Ambassador program offered to both middle and high school students across the nation, Clarke was given the privilege of spending three weeks in Europe as an American ambassador.