Local News

  • Car wash raises funds for Champions

    An 18th Judicial District Drug Court fund raiser was held to help raise money for Champions for a Drug Free Harrison County. Karen Adams, right, representing Champions, received the check from Christina Hoots, left, and Kristina Cummings, center. The 18th Judicial District includes Harrison, Nicholas, Pendleton and Robertson counties.

  • Dog dipping day

    Harrison County Fiscal Court sponsored a dog dipping/rabies vaccination day at Cynthiana Southern States on Saturday, June 11. Magistrate Jeff Brunker helped Jake, a golden retriever, get his dip.  Brunker also helped a Yorkie named Harmony. The Harrison County Flora Shrophire Animal Shelter received $235 in donations. There were also four animals adopted. Walmart, KC Provisions and Ken’s NewMarket provided refreshments for the event.

  • Berry block nearly gone

         Residents of Berry were awakened Wednesday morning with the distinctive orange glow of a raging fire.

         Two homes on Main Street were fully engulfed by 4:30 a.m. and before it was extinguished, the two homes were completely destroyed and a third was damaged. The Berry Starlight Restaurant also sustained moderate damage in the three-alarm fire.

  • Photos of Berry Fire

    Mr. Larry Wells was nice enough to share with us some photos of this morning's fire in Berry.  Three houses and a restaurant were completely involved in the blaze.  Read complete coverage by the Cynthiana Democrat.

  • Webb attorneys admonished for not attending hearing

    After issuing show cause orders for Bass Webb’s defense team last Thursday, Judge Jay Delaney withdrew those orders in court Tuesday morning.
    Delaney initially made the show cause orders when Webb’s attorney failed to show up for a scheduled status hearing.
    Webb, who will stand trial in December for the murder of Bryia Runiewicz, was transported from the Eastern Kentucky Correctional Center in West Liberty, Ky., for the hearing.

  • Blaze claims Midnight Court apartments

    An early morning fire on Midnight Court has left firefighters wondering how it started.
    A call was made to dispatch around 5:30 a.m., Saturday, June 4, regarding an apartment fire on Midnight Court.
    When firefighters arrived at the 109 Midnight Court apartment, officials were forced to immediately call in reserves to help extinguish the nearly out of control flames that had engulfed the building.
    A search team was organized to look through the building for any signs of life but no one was found.

  • Did you know?

    Auditions June 24, 25 for The Fantasticks

    On the heels of the successful Our Town production, The harriCYN Community Theatre’s is making plans for its fall offering, The Fantasticks.
    Auditions will be held Friday, June 24, and Saturday, June 25, at 6:30 p.m. for vocal and cold readings, at the Community Theatre office at 135 E. Pike Street.
    The show will be presented Oct. 7-9 with Laura Stephens as director, Missy Lutz, producer, and Gil Rognstad, director of music.

    Goonies to be shown for
    missionary benefit

  • Mums the word

         After watching his daughters, Elizabeth and Miranda, spend hours in front of a television playing video games, Andy Barnes saw an opportunity to put an end to the brain-frying technology and get them outdoors.

  • Pair charged in attempted theft from deceased woman’s home

    A Cynthiana duo are being held at the Grant County Detention Center on charges stemming from a recent Nunnelley Road burglary.
    Officials took Shelly Armand, 32, and Joshua Warmouth, 26, into custody before they left town in an apparent effort to elude police, according to Deputy Nathan Gasser of the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department.
    A call was made to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department on May 27, for a burglary on Nunnelley Road.

  • The Flower Box has changed with the times to encourage customers to buy local

    A mother’s hobby in the 70’s quickly went from play to business.
    Hal Williams, co-owner of the Flower Box, recalls how his mother’s passion for flowers quickly developed into a growing and prosperous business.
    The business started between two lady friends who shared a passion for flowers and arranging them as a way of passing the time. The doors of the Flower Box opened Nov. 15, 1972.