Today's News

  • HCMS Colts vs. Mason Royals at the Fleming County Cougar Bowl

    The Harrison County Middle School Colts seventh and eighth grade football teams traveled to Fleming County this past Saturday morning to play the Mason County Royals in the first session of the 2009 Cougar Bowl.

    The HCMS teams have been working hard for nearly a month on fundamentals, technique, plays, and conditioning in preparation for the 2009 season.

  • Museum Musings

    * Log Cabin, Nov. 11, 1905 - “The Cynthiana Electric Light Co. was incorporated December, 1889, with a capital stock of $22,000 and commenced operation in March, 1890, beginning with a 65 horse power engine and Dynamo of 750 lights capacity. In 1895, the capacity was doubled by the purchase of a 125 horsepower Lane & Bradley engine and a 1,500 fight dynamo.

  • Stars of the late summer border

    There are just some perennials that I can’t live without because of their fabulous late summer and fall performance.  Plant them in your garden now because you will over look them in the garden centers come spring, missing out on yet another year. 

  • Reunions


    CLASS OF 1994

    The Harrison County High School Class of 1994 invites all classmates to attend their 15 year reunion Saturday, Sept. 26 from 8 p.m. – midnight at Cherry Blossom Golf and Country Club in Georgetown, Ky. Cost is $60 for a couple or $35 for an individual.

    Mail your check payable to Harrison County Class of 1994 to 490 Shaw Lane, Cynthiana, KY 41031. Contact Christy at 859-583-4047 or Emily at 859-333-2308 for more information.


    CLASS OF 1999

  • ‘Our great-grandfather was enslaved at the Handy House’

    To the editor:

    We think our great-grandfather, Riley Frazer Williams, was enslaved at the Handy House and he ran from there in 1863 when he was six years old, with his parents, Nathanial and Maria, and his siblings, Daniel, Amanda and baby Emma.

  • Economy status leaves Food Pantry shelves depleted, bare

    To the editor:

    This is a Food Pantry update to everyone in Cynthiana and Harrison County.

    The Pantry has been doing well this spring and summer with the kindness of many of our churches and individuals that have shared with us money and food. Many have shared fresh vegetables from their gardens and this has really helped and the people really appreciated them.

  • Signup for new program ends in September

    The new Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) is available statewide. Interested land users may submit an application beginning Aug. 10, 2009, at their local USDA Service Center. Although applications will be accepted on a continuous basis, a ranking cut-off has been scheduled for Sept. 30, 2009. To apply for the new program, potential participants will be encouraged to use a self-screening checklist first to determine whether the new program is suitable for them or their operation.

    It is available on NRCS website and at NRCS field offices.

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report




    Aug. 17 at 9:31 a.m. -- injury, US 62 East, Anna Cole, 19, Cynthiana, driving a 1995 Ford Escort LX.


    Aug. 26 at 8:16 p.m. -- Gilberto Rivas, 44, Cynthiana, reported property damage.

    Aug. 23 at 1:55 p.m. -- Charlott Reffett, 33, Falmouth, Ky., reported a fight call at the Elks Lodge.

    Aug. 20 at 1:34 p.m. -- Wayne Stafford, 67, Cynthiana, reported theft of farm equipment.

    Aug. 23 at 11:38 a.m. -- Bill Wright, 62, Cynthiana, reported an animal case.

  • NAP application closing dates approaching

    Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds agricultural producers of deadlines to apply for the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) for crops in order to be eligible for the agency’s Disaster Assistance Programs.

  • Cynthiana Police Report


    Case reports

    Aug. 7 – At 12:46 p.m., a report was made by a woman who said her daughter’s liquid hydrocodone medication had been taken. A subject came into the house and said he was going to take the medicine. The mother went to the kitchen and when she returned the visitor was gone and the medicine bottle was empty. Police found the suspect later after he had allegedly wrecked numerous times on a bicycle. He was transported to HMH.