Local News

  • 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.

  • HCMS school students successful at statewide model UN conference

    Most of the time students from Harrison County Middle School are fairly normal American students.  They go to school, do their homework, participate in extra-curricular activities.  But for three days, they represented Zimbabwe and Turkmenistan at the Kentucky Model United Nations Assembly.  They dressed as citizens from that country, spoke as citizens from that country, and presented a proposal to the United Nations from the perspective of that country.  This year Harrison County Middle School won the prestigious “Best New Delegation” Award.

  • HCHS TV media class earns $5,000 for driving safety video

    The Harrison County High School TV media class was presented with a $5000 check at the high school on Thursday.  They were the Judges’ Choice winners of the Act Out Loud national video contest.
    Act Out Loud is part of the National Organization of Youth Safety.
    The Allstate Foundation funded this contest. The students who created the video were Macy Gasser, Hilary West, Shaela Christian, Pam Ward, Randi Schweitzer, Taylor Fry, Madison Nelly, Shelby LeSak and Taylor Moore.

  • Local singer claims Cynthiana Idol crown

    Hayley Mansur, just having graduated from Harrison County High School on Friday night, took the stage of the Rohs Opera House on Saturday, June 4, to perform during the finals of Cynthiana Idol 4.  
    Dedicating her semi-final performance to her fellow classmates, Mansur made it to the finals along with Brooklyn Wiggins and Emma Moore.  
    Based on audience vote, Mansur won the annual contest with an incredible performance of “Rolling in the Deep.”
    This year’s Cynthiana Idol started with 22 contestants and lasted five weeks.