Local News

  • Farmer of the Year

    One would be hard pressed to find a Harrison County native who has not visited the farm of Paul Colson for an elementary field trip.
    As soon as anyone walks into the barn, located on Shaw Lane, the words “Animal Kingdom” can’t help but come to mind.
    Colson, 58, has been around animals and farming all of his life.
    His father, Joe, started milking Brown Swiss cows in 1947 before Paul was even born.
    When Colson was just two, he was often found in the milk parlor not far behind his dad.

  • Did you know?

    HCHS parent elections will be held Monday for site-based
    The site-based decision-making (SBDM) council Parent Elections will take place on Monday, April 8, from 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. in the HCHS front office.  
    Any parent of a 2013-14 HCHS student will be eligible to vote on this day. The legal definition of parent allows biological parents, stepparents, foster parents, or persons who have court-ordered legal custody to be nominated or to vote.  

  • Father jailed on abuse charge

    The 4-month-old baby who was taken to Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati after sustaining head injuries has been released from the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.

    According to Tpr. David Jones, public affairs officer with the Kentucky State Police, the infant’s father, David Moore, was arrested on Sunday, March 24, and charged with first degree criminal abuse of an infant. 

  • Local resident avoids $2.6 million Publisher's Clearing House scam


    A scam that has been going on for about six months has made its way to Cynthiana.

    Det. Alan Judy of the Cynthiana Police Department said a resident received a letter from what appeared to be Publisher’s Clearing House. 

  • The Great Illusionist prepares for his greatest trick ...

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey may be able to boast the catchphrase, “Greatest show on earth,” but that may not include Harrison County.

    For the past several years one show has remained the largest audience draw for rural Harrison County.

    However, like all great things, they must come to an end.

  • Egg hunt is Saturday at Ingles Stadium

    The Frankie Taylor Memorial Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday at 11 a.m. at Ingles Stadium.

    Prior to the egg hung, a Relay for Life Pancake breakfast (all you can eat) will be held March 30, 9 to 11 a.m. at Southside Elementary..

  • Firefighter enters not guilty plea to theft charges


    A volunteer fireman has entered a not guilty plea for the alleged theft of equipment from the Harrison County Fire Department.

  • New plant manager welcomed at 3M


    Cynthiana’s beloved 3M is welcoming a new plant manager from Minnesota.

    Ann Getting, former Cynthiana 3M plant manager, left behind big shoes to fill in the community as she boarded a plane headed for her new position in South Dakota.

  • Owen earns Chamber Hall of Fame induction

    Last week’s Chamber of Commerce awards dinner was just a few days shy of being one month since the death of the wife of Harrison County’s first Hall of Fame inductee since 2005.

    Bob Owen sat in the audience of the Chamber dinner with his fellow Rotarians.

  • Golden Alert search for Shady Lawn cancelled after resident found safe

    The Golden Alert that was issued over the weekend for a resident of Shady Lawn Nursing Home was lifted Sunday afternoon when he was found at his mother’s.

    Larry Price, 46, was reported missing from the facility on Friday, March 22.