Local News

  • Moses, Barnett close public meeting

    The Commission on Aging Board of Directors met Thursday afternoon and immediately went into a closed session.
    The commission was to meet with an Internal Revenue Service representative, Michelle Smith, to ask that penalties and interest on what is now nearly $60,000 in unpaid payroll taxes be waived.
    Under Kentucky law there are exemptions that allow for closed sessions if the criteria is met.
    The Cynthiana Democrat objected to the closing of a public meeting under the exemptions presented by Mayor Steve Moses.

  • Donkey Basketball

    Donkey Basketball was held at as Middle School FFA fundraiser, which was held Friday at the middle school gym.

  • Commission asks for IRS meeting


    A United States Federal Revenue officer is scheduled to meet with members of the Commission on Aging in order to discuss unpaid federal income tax that with penalties and interest has rung up a $60,000 bill.

  • Boy Scout Camp burns Tuesday

    The Harrison County Boy Scout Camp on County Infirmary Lane burned to the ground Tuesday night.

    Harrison County Sheriff Bruce Hampton said the call to dispatch was  made around 10 p.m.

  • Chief Carson dies Monday

    By Ben Hyatt, News writer

    After serving 31 years as Harrison County Fire Chief, Charles Carson, Jr. passed away Monday, April 29, from cancer.

    Carson, 70, spent over 50 years as a firefighter for both the Berry area and Harrison County Volunteer Fire Department.

  • Case named assistant superintendent of schools

    Harrison County’s new assistant superintendent of schools is really not new to the district at all.

    For the last 28 years, David Case has served Harrison County schools in some capacity.


    By Bryan Marshall, LCNI WRITER

    Grant County News

    Shayne’s mother knew her baby boy was up to something.

    Throughout each day, she would call her son at his Bellevue, Ky., home to check on him.

  • Grants sought to aid with development of Flat Run Veterans’ Park

    Noticeable development may be in store for Flat Run Veterans’ Park in the near future.

    Cynthiana Harrison County Parks and Recreation director Brad Steele made his way to Frankfort Tuesday, April 30, to submit two grants that could generate approximately $180,000 to be used at Flat Run Veterans’ Park.

  • Teen arrested on 11 charges from year-old warrant

    A 19-year-old Cynthiana man was arrested Monday on a year-old warrant that totaled 11 charges.

    Sgt. Wilbur Gross made a traffic stop and was presented a license with the name Zachary Wells.

    Police did some investigating and determined that Wells was the same person as Zachary Adams, who had outstanding warrants.

  • Spring tea at Cedar Ridge

    Mattie Jenkins was singing along with the Harrison County Homemakers during a tea party on April 19. The homemakers visited Cedar Ridge health center where they provided homemade pie and fine china for the ladies to enjoy.