Local News

  • U.S. 62 round-about will be opening soon


    Harrison County drivers will get their first taste of bypass driving in approximately two weeks.

  • Cynthiana police chief receives Chamber’s first Public Safety Award

    Ray Johnson moved with his family to Cynthiana, his wife’s hometown, in 1989.

    Shortly after the move, Johnson, who received the 2012 Public Safety Award from the Chamber of Commerce, was approached about applying to the Cynthiana Police Department.

  • Pence indicted on theft allegations

    The Harrison County grand jury returned only one indictment during its final session of the quarter and passed five cases to the next grand jury.

    Zachary Pence, 24, faces a single-count indictment on a charge of theft by unlawful taking, $500 or more but less than $10,000.

  • Judge says Brown trial will not be moved


    Estranged wife of local businessman Jim Brown has been denied a change of venue for her upcoming trial.

  • Local Soldier Support Group has care packages ready to ship overseas

    Local agencies have been hard at work to ensure the 149 Vertical Engineering company feels right at home in Afghanistan.
    In May, the Harrison County Soldier Support Group began requesting items for the 149th Vertical Engineering Company based out of the Cynthiana National Guard.
    Through the help and support from local businesses and citizens, items have been collected for the military care packages to be shipped to Afghanistan in the next few weeks.
    Over 1,000 items have been collected for the troops so far. However, the drive will not end just yet.

  • Another masterful performance by Kendall


    Harrison County’s Thorobreds advanced to the Elite Eight Tuesday night with a 4-1 over Ryle High School’s Raiders.  

  • Breds 10th Region champs, Martin shuts out Camels 1-0

    The Harrison County Thorobreds claimed the school’s 21st 10th Region title Wednesday night with a tense 1-0 win over the Campbell County Camels.  
    The match up played at Scott High School was a pitcher’s battle from the start with Harrison County senior Jordan Martin and Campbell County senior Tyler Walsh battling pitch-by-pitch throughout the game.

  • Shady Lawn employee arrested

    A former Shady Lawn employee has been charged with exploiting an adult for financial gain over $300 and four counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument.
    According to Sgt. Wilbur Gross of the Cynthiana Police Department, Charly Blankenship was arrested May 17 following an investigation into allegations that a resident in the care facility where Blankenship worked was missing money.
    Gross said Blankenship worked as a licensed practical nurse (LPN) at Shady Lawn Nursing Facility.

  • Dispute at residence ends with teacher charged

    A Harrison County Area Tech Center teacher was arrested Wednesday, May 22, after a May 17 incident at an Indian Woods residence.
    Deputy Dean Hutchison said Joseph Pawley, who teaches welding at the vocational school, went to the Indian Woods residence where he knew his wife and son would be and demanded to see his son.
    The homeowners told Pawley that he was not welcome at their home and to leave.
    Hutchison said Pawley attempted to get through the husband and wife homeowners, whose names are not being released, as they stood in the doorway to their home.