Today's News

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, April 18
    Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday, April 18 at 7 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Annex.The program will feature the History Club of  Northside Elementary School. There will also be a business discussion with Karen Angelucci and Doug Sikes regarding the creation of a book on the history of Harrison County. Members are encouraged to attend.
    Harrison County High School Yearbooks Last day to purchase the 2013 HCHS yearbook. To order contact the high school at 234-7117.
    FRIDAY, April 19

  • Saturday’s 4-county chase ends in Cynthiana


    A former Cynthiana man has been arrested following a two-hour pursuit that covered four counties.

    According to Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Tuan Kreer, a car chase began in Lexington after a man allegedly stole a PT Cruiser from an elderly woman.

  • Deputies seek owners of horses found on Dryden Road

    The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department is searching for the owner of three horses in the Dryden Road area.

    According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Nathan Gasser, three horses were found in the Dryden Road area last week.

  • 2013 Salvation Army Summer Camp

    The Salvation Army-Harrison County Service Unit is sponsoring a Summer Camp for the youth of Harrison County, boys and girls from 7-12 years of age. The camp will take place July 1-6 at the Salvation Army KY-Tenn Division Camp Paradise Valley on Dale Hollow Lake.

  • Deputy director of Parks says rebuilding parks will take citizens’ involvement


    Former United States Army Special Forces officer has plans to help rebuild recreation as new deputy director.

    Jim Milam, a US Army Special Forces veteran, has been hired as the new deputy director of Cynthiana and Harrison County Parks and Recreation.

  • Licking Valley Singers spring concert is this weekend


    Broadway enthusiasts prepare for an hour-long performance jam-packed with favorites from the stage.

    Old Man River. Man of La Mancha. My Fair Lady. Guys and Dolls. And much more.

  • Musical duo earns Volunteer of the Year honors


    Between them, the pair have logged hundreds of hours making music for Cynthiana and Harrison County.

    That, along with their other community activities, earned them a shared Volunteer of the Year award from the Chamber of Commerce.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: No births to report this week.
    Kensi Techau auditions for Star Search at the UK student center. She was one of only 11 people out of 450 selected for a second audition.
    Harrison County Breds track and field take first place at Rowan invitational.
    JV Breds baseball smash the Pendleton County Wildcats 16-2.
    • Kentucky was the second state to set up a state-supported system of mental hospitals (1816).

  • Chamber making big plans for the summer

    The Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors met on April 10 to discuss upcoming plans for 2013.

    The first of three 5K races is scheduled for April 20. The Earth Day 5K race will take place at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport.  Runners are encouraged to pre-register at the Chamber office but may also register the day of the race.  Registration will begin at 8 a.m. with the race starting at 9 a.m.

  • BBB warns of charity scams in wake of Boston bombing