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  • Southwood brothers charged in 2011 gun theft at Nichols’ garage

    Just as one brother entered guilty pleas in the theft of firearms in Harrison Circuit Court, another was indicted on the same charges.
    John Southwood, 28, who has allegedly been in hiding in eastern Kentucky, was indicted Tuesday on five counts related to a break-in at a garage owned by Larry Nichols.
    According to Cpl. Walter Tapp, Southwood along with his brother Kevin took an SKS rifle and a .380 pistol from Nichols.
    The alleged incident occurred between Sept. 18 and Sept. 20, 2011.

  • LVC holds 9/11 memorial service

    The Licking Valley Campus held a 9/11 Memorial Service at 8:30 a.m. at the base of the flag pole on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.
    Members of the Cynthiana fire department were the honored guests at  the service.
    K. Bruce Florence gave a tribute to our local firemen and the firemen who walked into such danger and who by their sacrifice knitted together a time of unity for the entire country.
    The opening and closing prayers were given by Larry Lemons.  

  • Remembering 911

    Timothy Graves, a student at Maysville Community and Technical College, is a veteran currently attending classes at the Licking Valley Campus. He stands in front of the first flag flown after 9/11 at the Licking Valley Campus.

  • Drivers' training

    Tpr. David Jones, public affairs officer for Kentucky State Police Post 6 in Dry Ridge, taught traffic sign recognition skills to children visiting the KSP Safety Town exhibit at the 2012 Kentucky State Fair in Louisville.

  • Cedar Ridge Health Campus holds Hee Haw family night

  • Parkside Manor holds family picnic

    Parkside Manor hosted a Family Picnic on Saturday, Sept. 8. Residents invited their family and friends for a free dinner, games, music and prizes. There were carved watermelon baskets, ‘Minute to Win’ games, karaoke and tons of fun. Above, Teresa Bates, resident, participates in the ring toss.  Wanda Beckett, resident, Rebecca Roach, activity director, dance with employee’s children. Music was provided by volunteers David Cole and friends.

  • Taste of Harrison County
  • Dinner with David Sheely Sept. 21, 22

    In November 1846, David Sheely was executed by hanging for killing his wife on a hill north of Cynthiana.  Sheely is more known for what he did after death than anything that happened before.
    A local group of actors have taken David Sheely’s story and brought it to life in a storytelling experience known as Dinner with David Sheely.  
    A very unique event, Dinner with David Sheely is a dinner theater event held in the exercise yard of the old  county jail.

  • City gives final approval to tax rate generating same revenue as last year

    The Cynthiana City Commission voted unanimously to set the city tax rate at 17.4 cents per $100 of assessed real estate, which is the compensating rate.
    This year’s rate is the maximum allowable by the state without holding a public hearing. It will generate close to the same amount of revenue as last year’s 17.1 cents on every $100 assessment.
    The city expects to receive $490,249 this year compared to last year’s $489,247.

  • Marching Thorobreds open season with strong beginning

    The Harrison County Marching Thorobreds began their season by competing at the Kings High School band contest in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Saturday, Sept. 8.  
    The band placed first in its class by besting five other competitors from Ohio and Indiana.  
    They also collected the best color guard, best visual performance and best general effect awards within their classification.