Local News

  • Eye exam required for children entering public school for first time

    Parents will soon be busy making their back-to-school lists. School supplies and new clothes may be at the top of those lists, but an eye exam should be included as well.

    State law requires that children ages 3 through 6 who are entering a public school or preschool program for the first time have a vision exam.

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    My Heart Remains is this week’s 

    concern series entertainment

    This Friday, the Harrison County Chamber of Commerce hosts its fourth concert of the Cynthiana Summer Concert Series.  

  • New veterinarian joins Harrison Vet Clinic

    The Harrison County Veterinary Clinic is welcoming a new veterinarian to its staff.

    Grace Pawsat DVM, a recent graduate from Tuskegee Vet School in Alabama, has been hired on at Harrison Veterinary Clinic.

  • Museum to celebrate 19th anniversary this weekend

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum invites the community to celebrate the 19th anniversary of the museum’s existence.

    A ceremony will be held at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum on Friday, July 19, from 8 to 9 a.m., to celebrate 19 years of service to the community.

  • City seeks independent contract with former EDA director

    At a special meeting of the Cynthiana City Commission, it was decided that a 60-day contract would be offered to Darlene Bussell, who was not rehired by the Harrison County Fiscal Court.

    Bussell was hired last July as the Cynthiana-Harrison County Economic Development director/industry recruiter. Her contract ended July 15. 

  • Local man serious after being dragged by truck

    A Harrison County man is still recovering after he was dragged by his vehicle Monday, July 15.

    Paul Sparks, 77, was flown to the University of Kentucky Medical Center following a single vehicle accident in his driveway on KY 1032.

  • Brown trial set for five days


    A five-day trial has been scheduled to hear the criminal case against Brenda Kay Brown in Harrison Circuit Court.

  • Sunrise man charged with area thefts


    The Kentucky State Police and Harrison County Sheriff’s Department are investigating a string of burglaries occurring in the Sunrise area.

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    An Evening with the Arts is July 27
    The Evening With the Arts is back and with it comes two opportunities for the general public to experience words in both written and oral forms.
    On Saturday, July 27, nearly a dozen authors from across the Bluegrass State will converge on Cynthiana’s Pike Street from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.  

  • Applications reviewed for county positions

    Applications have been collected and are now being evaluated for both the Parks and Recreation director and assistant animal control officer positions.
    Vacant county positions were the bulk of the conversation at Tuesday’s Harrison County Fiscal Court meeting.
    During the committee reports, Magistrate Frank Henson explained that 13 applications were submitted for the vacant director’s position and that interviewing will begin either this week or next.