Local News

  • Chamber banquet moved to March 19

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce Banquet that was scheduled for this Friday has been moved to Tuesday, March 19.
    The awards program will honor local businessperson, volunteer, citizen, farmer, health care provider, public safety, and teacher of the year.
    It will be held at the Cynthiana Christian Church beginning at 6 p.m.


    Police are finding little humor in the funny money that is being passed around Cynthiana.

    Cpl. Walter Tapp of the Cynthiana Police Department said Tuesday that over the last two weeks, counterfeit money has been found at banks, stores and even a beauty salon.

  • Fire claims Florence Lane home Tuesday

    Blowing wind and rain pounding the siding on her house awoke Amanda Collins around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday. She fell back asleep only to have the same noises rouse her again moments later.

    She got up and noticed an orange glow inside her Florence Lane home. She very quickly realized the glow was from a fire at the back of her home.

  • Parks & Rec opts for new staff


    The Harrison County Parks and Recreation Board has unanimously voted for candidates to present for hire.

    During the Feb. 18 Parks and Recreation Board meeting,  a call to move into an executive session was made to discuss personnel issues.

  • Hemp Bill goes to House for vote


    Kentucky Senate pushed the legalization of industrial hemp production closer than ever with a vote of 31-6 last week.

  • Young man charged with rape

    A 20-year-old Cynthiana man has been arrested on felony charges associated with a relationship with a 13-year-old girl.

    According to Cpl. Walter Tapp, Barry Brierly was arrested Monday and charged with first degree rape, custodial interference and first degree unlawful imprisonment.

  • Citizens Police Academy to be held at MCC/LVC

    The Kentucky State Police in Dry Ridge will be hosting its annual Citizens Police Academy starting on Thursday, March 7, at the Maysville Community College in Cynthiana. The classes run for 11 weeks from 7-9 p.m. every Thursday evening with a graduation ceremony on May 16, 2013.

  • McDonald’s offers assistance in Relay’s fight against cancer

    Fourteen McDonald’s restaurants from across Kentucky will be serving up hope along with their menu items through donations to local Relay For Life events. 

    On Thursday, Feb. 28, various McDonald’s will donate 50 cents from each value meal and salad sold between 5-7 p.m.

  • Writing contest submissions needed

    MCTC, Licking Valley Campus -- Spring is nearly here and that can only mean one thing: The Fifth Annual Licking River Writers Writing Contest at Licking Valley Campus.

    The Fifth Annual Writing Contest is open to both children and adults and includes the following categories:

  • Cynthiana Furniture branching out

    Cynthiana Furniture will now be offering a wide selection of new, affordable furniture for customers in hard economical times.

    The story behind Donald Northcutt and his furniture store may be as interesting as the fact that he will now be carrying new furniture.