Local News

  • Gaining an understanding of Dr. King's power

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    The economic success available to young black people in the decades after the civil rights movement is better than ever, but it means nothing without faith and a relationship with God, said Terry Cunningham Jr., keynote speaker for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day March in Cynthiana Monday morning.

  • City’s war on slushies

    Cynthiana public works crews were given the all-clear Tuesday night to dig up streets and repair water main leaks resulting from freezing winter temperatures. Leaks were reported on Saturday from several residents, but crews could not begin repairs until receiving information on the locations of other utility lines, explained Cynthiana public utilities director Gary Royalty. It can take up to two days to get clearance from the state, he said. 

  • Republicans nominate West and Senate candidate

    The Harrison County Republican Party sent six people including the Harrison County Party chairman and vice-chair to the State Republican Party Nominating Meeting to select the Republican nomination for the Kentucky Senate special election on Saturday, Jan. 10. Pictured above right, Steve West was selected for the special election. US Rep. Thomas Massie, left, was also in attendance at the meeting.



  • Harrison Memorial Hospital opens outpatient clinic in Carlisle

    In an effort to extend services into the communities we serve, Harrison Memorial Hospital announces several outpatient services that will be available to our patients in the Carlisle area on Jan. 12.

    “By opening the outpatient services clinic, it will enable HMH to better serve the Carlisle community,” said Sheila Currans, Harrison Memorial Hospital’s Chief Executive Officer.

  • Judge Fryman takes oath, attends training

    Newly elected Family Court Judge Heather M. Fryman took office after being sworn in by Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr. at a ceremony Dec. 8, 2014, in the Supreme Court Courtroom at the state Capitol in Frankfort.

  • Cynthiana commissioners give nod to 911/fire department restructuring study

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Restructuring and relocating the 911 center is back on the Cynthiana City Commission’s table.

    Commissioner Billy Grayson said it’s imperative that employees understand that no full-time telecommunicators will lose their jobs.

  • Magistrates express concern over county spending

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Following the conclusion of courthouse renovation, Harrison County magistrates expressed concerns over controlling county spending, particularly over costs on the medical care of Harrison County inmates and repair bills on county trucks.

  • EDA approves $200K donation to welding center

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The Cynthiana - Harrison County Economic Development Authority (EDA) gave final approval last week to a gift of over $200,000 for a state-of-the-art Welding Technology Center at the Harrison County Area Technology Center (Harrison ATC).

  • Cunningham will be guest speaker at march
  • March for Dr. King more critical now than ever

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    It may be more critical now than ever for families of all colors to be reminded of the  civil rights movement and the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., said Kenneth Newby, pastor of the Ebenezer United Methodist Church (Ebenezer UMC).