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Local News

  • Investigator takes on cases to help those wrongly convicted

    When it comes to conducting a homicide investigation, private detective Suzanne McComas prefers her cases cold. Especially when it involves a person wrongfully convicted of murder.  

  • A/C units target of recent thefts

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department reported an unusual spike in thefts of central air conditioners from at least three county homes last week. Deputies speculated that the units were  likely stolen for their supply of copper and scrap metal.
    Though theft and vandalism of central and window air conditioning units for copper tubing and scrap are nothing new to the area, Sheriff’s Deputy Dean Hutchison noted that these types of burglaries have not been all that prevalent this year.

  • Stephens sworn in as new Harrison County Sheriff
  • Woman arrested on heroin charges

    Just after midnight Wednesday morning, Cynthiana Police officers were attempting to serve a warrant for one subject when chance handed them a heroin arrest.
    Ptl. Michael Kiskaden, Sgt. Eric Kendall and Ptl. Justin Jett were at an apartment on Fifth Street where Steven Fogle was known to frequent. Fogle had allegedly failed to make a scheduled court appearance and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

  • Family history book deadline coming soon

    The Harrison County Historical Society announced the final deadline for submission of family histories to the Harrison County Family History Book at no charge is Monday, Sept. 15.
    More than 65 family histories have been received so far for the book with more than 70 percent coming from the area. Many stories and orders have also come from other states including Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and California.
    Books will sell for $54.95 plus $3.30 Kentucky sales tax. They are sold on a pre-sale basis only.

  • Local author Mattmiller's new book soon to be released

    Cloud 9 Press is proud to announce the release of best-selling Kentucky author Mark Mattmiller’s newest book, “There I Shall Be.”
    “There I Shall Be” is Mattmiller’s second published work, following his successful debut novel, “Neighboring.” The work is illustrated by noted Kentucky artist Christopher Epling.
    “There I Shall Be” features seven short stories stitched together around the fictional Central Kentucky community of Mt. Zion, Kentucky.

  • 2014 Cynthiana Art Walk

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  • Hampton says he will pursue other law enforcement opportunities

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

  • One, and two, and three and four

    By Kayla Pickrell, Intern

    For the “Aqua Gals,” water aerobics is more than just about exercise, it’s about the friendships gained while pursuing a common interest.

  • 2014 Post-It Note Fashion Show

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    Post It Note Fashion Show Participants:

    Team 1: The Classy Cooks (Aleah, Bobbi, Genevieve, and model Juliette)

    Team 2: Papa John's (Andrea Baker, Elizabeth Race, Jami Fain, and model Kenzi Slusher)

    Team 3: J.J. Sweets (Angie Lemons, Debbie Schmidt, and model Josh Jenkins)

    Team 4: Magical Thunderbolts (AnaMae Brooks, Andrea Brooks, Donna Gayle Northcutt, model Allison Dye)