Local News

  • Cynthiana DAR leaders given posthumous honors

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    Two members of the Cynthiana chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) were given posthumous honors by the national society Saturday afternoon at Battle Grove Cemetery.

  • Parade planned for Fabulous Fourth celebration

    By Kayla Pickrell, Intern
    Independence Day is a day to celebrate the United States’ freedom from Great Britain, and Harrison County is doing just that by creating the First Annual “Pride in Our Community” Parade on July 4.
    Sponsored by the Harrison County Fair, the parade will begin at 4 p.m. at Flat Run Veterans Park and circle back just in time for the Fabulous Fourth Celebration at 5 p.m. and fireworks at dusk.

  • Local artist raffles original work for Story Hill

    Cynthiana artist Jarrod Biddle’s first work in color, framed and ready for display, is the grand prize in a raffle designed to raise money for Adam and Lauren Hill as their infant daughter, Story, struggles to overcome a serious heart defect.
    Last October, Story was born with an unbalanced atrioventricular canal defect (AV canal)  and Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome.

  • Did You Know - 6-19-14

    Safe Sitter classes offered at HMH
    Toddler Village Day Care is offering Safe Sitter classes at Harrison Memorial Hospital on June 19 and 20 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for ages 11-13.
    Total cost for the classes is $25.
    To register contact Scheryl Morris at 859-235-3521.

    Fabulous Fourth celebration
    The Fabulous Fourth Celebration will be held Friday, July 4 at Flat Run Veteran’s Park. Admission is $5 per vehicle. Gates open at 6 p.m. Music by Jo Jo Gunn, food and fun.

  • Oh, Say Can You See
  • Main Street program targets power line burial

    By Kayla Pickrell, Intern
    Although still in its planning stages, the Main Street Program is “up and running,” said Director Emily Ammerman.
    “It’s a big project,” Ammerman said. “If we as a town are going to do it, now is the time to strike.”
    The city started the project in January and is running at the state and city level, with an office located in Frankfort, Kentucky and Cynthiana.

  • Planning commission approves off-premises signs

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    After several months of debate, the Cynthiana-Harrison County - Berry Joint Planning Commission approved the conditional use of off-premises electronic signs Monday night at their regular June meeting.
    However, while the new amendments loosen the restrictions on off-premises electronic signs, the controversy over the electronic sign owned by Eric Hadley at the intersection of Main and Pike Streets, remains an unanswered question.


    Harrison County High School boys, with diplomas in hand, are anxious for the recessional to begin. On the front row are, from left, Chance Beverly, Taylor Bolin, Wayne Bowman, Austin Bradford and Nolin Brossart. Behind them are Grant Carr, Jordan Gasser, Luke Graves, Rus Crosthwaite and Darrin Curzio.

  • Airport gets $1 million for taxiway

    By Kayla Pickrell, Intern

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport Board received a $1 million grant from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Department of Aviation for safety improvements, according to a press release.

  • City plans take over of dilapidated house

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Three years after the first citation was issued to the property owner of 116 Webster Ave., the city commission has filed suit to take over the blighted residence.