.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Local News

  • NOAA issues no burn warning for Harrison County

    The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for Harrison and surrounding counties from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m.
    NOAA issued a no burn alert Tuesday morning for areas that included Harrison County.
    According to the alert, gusty northwest winds and low relative humidities for Central Kentucky could create explosive fire growth potential.
    “Any fires that start today could quickly spread out of control,” NOAA released in a statement.
    For more information about Red Alert, go to http://forecast.weather.gov.

  • Hill signs with Georgetown

    Harrison County High School senior Walker Hill signed to play football for Georgetown College this fall. With Hill were his parents Cindy and Charlie Hill and former HCHS football coach Mark Carroll.

  • Fillies roll past Lady Knights, shut out Rowan County

    The Harrison County Fillies beat Lexington Catholic 4-1 last Wednesday afternoon on Shirley Field as Tracey Hicks allowed only five base hits striking out five as she pitched a complete game.  
    The Fillies scored in the first when Morgan Grose reached on an error and scored on Ashley Coppage’s single.  
    The Lady Knights tied the game in the fourth when Moronde singled, advanced on an error by the shortstop and first baseman and scored on a fielder’s choice.  

  • Whitlock retires

    Cynthiana Ptl. Harold Whitlock, left, was presented with patches from the police department by Assistant Chief William Denton and Chief Ray Johnson. Whitlock has been with the Cynthiana Police Department since 1997.  Also pictured is Harold’s wife, Mary Whitlock. Commissioner Gary Brunker, not pictured, presented him with a Kentucky Colonel on behalf of state Rep. Tom McKee.

  • Harrison County District offers hotline for bullying

    Harrison County is now offering a bullying hotline for all public school students.
    As the age of technology changes so does everything else, including the type of bullying that goes on between young adults.
    According to Superintendent Andy Dotson, the type of bullying that is causing problems in schools starts outside of the classroom.

  • 90-count indictment made in church fund theft

    A 30-year-old Cynthiana man faces a 90-count indictment for charges that date back to January 2010.
    Charles Brandon Wilson, one of seven indictments issued Tuesday, is accused of 89 counts of second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and one count of persistent felony offender.
    According to the indictments, Wilson allegedly forged nearly $8,000 in checks taken from Renaker Baptist Church’s account with Farmers National Bank over a two-year period.

  • Didn’t see it coming

    Dr. Brett Hines was a mere six months out of college with the same six months of experience when he was given notice that his predecessor was retiring.
    Hines could either buy out Dr. Robert Pretzsch’s vision practice or move on.
    “It worked out well,” said Hines, who was named the 2011 Chamber of Commerce Health Care Provider of the Year.
    Sixteen years later, the 43-year-old owner of Cynthiana Vision Center calls Harrison County home.

  • Easter sunrise service at Battle Grove

    The Sunrise Easter service will be at Battle Grove Cemetery in the area in front of the vault at 6:30 a.m. The speaker will be Patrick Laney of Cynthiana Presbyterian Church.

  • Alumni football game this Friday at Bourbon County

    Gridiron Alumni presents the first alumni football game between Harrison County and Bourbon County this Friday at Bourbon County High School.  
    The game will be played on the new artificial surface field at Bourbon County High School.  Come and see some of your past favorite high school players try to retain the glory of yesteryear in this full-contact football game.  

  • Lost in Yonkers tickets on sale

    The harriCYN Community Theatre’s spring production, Lost in Yonkers, will be performed at Rohs Opera House April 26-29 under the direction of Bill Caywood. Nell  Anne Gossett is the assistant director and Missy Lutz is the producer.
    Tickets are available at Biancke’s. Thursday, April 26, 7 p.m., will be student night with $5 open seating. Friday and Saturday, April 27 and 28, 7:30 p.m. showing, $10 reserved seating. There will also be $10 reserved seating for Sunday’s 2 p.m. show.