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  • Eastside hosts Pow-wow

    As the holidays get closer, the Harrison County Food Pantry’s needs get bigger.
    Harrison County Food Pantry coordinator Margaret Watson said Tuesday that the food pantry stock is beginning to run low again.
    “This time of year pulls on a lot of people,” said Watson. “The past few weeks we have not bought eggs in order to save for the turkeys we want to buy for the holidays.”
    Watson said the food pantry is in need of any items that people are willing to donate including peanut butter and cereal.

  • Wreck victim taken to UK Hospital

    A Harrison County man was airlifted to the University of Kentucky hospital following a single vehicle wreck on US 27 South Monday afternoon.
    Geoffrey Saylor, 34, was involved in a single-vehicle wreck approximately seven miles from town on US 27 South near the Harrison/Bourbon County line.
    According to Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Nathan Olin, Saylor was traveling south on US27 when he apparently lost control of his Buick LeSabre.

  • News Briefs

    Cynthiana Post Office closing
    The Cynthiana Post Office will be closing at noon on Friday, Nov. 23. Regular hours will resume on Saturday, Nov. 24.


    Cynthiana Democrat and Harrison Shopper
    The Cynthiana Democrat and Harrison Shopper office will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22. Regular hours will resume Friday, Nov. 23.

    Toy and Coat Drive underway
    The 8th annual Toy and Coat Drive for the children will be running through Dec. 15. All donations should be received at Cash Express by Dec. 15.

  • Rigorous background checks for adoption of shelter celebrity

    After months of vet visits and constant attention from numerous community supporters, Harley has been given a clean bill of health.
    During his last trip to the Harrison County Vet Clinic, Dr. Jim Rice described the once skin and bones canine as being “fat enough.”
    Harley, who was taken from his 203 W. Penn St. in September, was the victim of an alleged animal cruelty case where he was found in the basement of the home severely underweight.

  • New building inspector
  • City Hall Gym Floor
  • NHOA collecting holiday gifts for nursing home residents

    The Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass (NHOA), which includes Harrison County, is once again accepting holiday gifts to fulfill gift wishes of residents living in nursing homes.  Now in its fourth year, the Silver Bells Holiday Gift Drive brings a little extra cheer for residents who will otherwise receive no gifts during the holidays.

  • Kincaid Theatre presents A Country Christmas Carrol beginning Dec. 1

    “A Country Christmas Carol” is the classic Dickens’ story of Ebenezer Scrooge set in typical small town USA where Ebenezer is the banker, owner of the hotel and half of the other real estate in town. He is a mean, miserly grouch who generally hates anything that has to do with Christmas.   

  • Cynthiana Sports Center open house is Thursday, Nov. 29

    An open house will be held Nov. 29, 6-8 p.m. at City Hall for the new Cynthiana-Harrison County Sports Complex.
    Commissioner Billy Grayson told commissioners Tuesday that the basketball season should get underway anytime after the open house.
    “There’s a few things still to do,” Grayson said, adding that plans are underway for hanging the new scoreboard, baseboards need to be added and the bleachers painted.

  • Harrison grand jury indicts 12 in Thursday session

    In addition to last Thursday’s indictment of Kay Brown, the wife of former Cynthiana mayor Jim Brown, the grand jury also issued indictments against 11 others.
    Forty-one-year-old Christopher Beckley faces a four-count indictment on charges that he had sexual intercourse with a child under 18 years old who was a relative.
    He is officially charged with two counts of incest from incidents alleged to have occurred in November 2011.