Today's News

  • KSP to conduct traffic safety checkpoints

    (Dry Ridge, KY) – The Kentucky State Police at Dry Ridge will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints throughout the post district. These checkpoints will be set up at designated areas on highways where statistics have shown an elevated number of vehicle crashes.
    During the checkpoints officers will be enforcing laws related to Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Drugs or Alcohol, Licensing of Motor Vehicles and Operators, Registration and Insurance Violations, Seat Belt and Child Restraint violations along with Motor Vehicle Equipment Violations.

  • Main Street program vows to "clean up this town"

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    Cynthiana Main Street has vowed to clean up this town and its going to do it with as many community volunteers as it can get.
    There are many cost effective ways to impact the quality and attractiveness of the historic district of downtown Cynthiana, said Emily Ammerman, director of the Cynthiana Main Street program.
    One proactive measure is for community volunteers to work together for one or two hours to sweep up and pick up from the downtown city streets, she said.

  • Fiscal court approves four vehicles for sheriff’s department, one for roads

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    The Harrison County Fiscal Court approved four of the six trucks that Sheriff Shain Stephens had requested in a previous meeting for use by the deputies in his department.

  • Nothing to do in Harrison County? Seriously?

    In my column last week, I left out one major event for the weekend of April 24.

  • Shedding light on Grand Jury mystery

    First off, I would like to sincerely thank those of you who have contacted me to say that you have been reading and enjoying this article.  I appreciate the feedback and hope to hear from more of you.

  • Church News 4-16-15

    Benson United Methodist Church will be hosting a “Spring Sing” on Sunday, May 3 at 4 p.m. featuring the “Ole Stump Kickers” from Menifee County.
    We cordially invite everyone to come and join us for an afternoon of singing and fellowship for the glory of Jesus.  Refreshments will be served.


  • Remembering to remember

    On most days, I have a terrible memory, but not today.
    Today, I can’t stop remembering.

  • Community Calendar 4-16-15

    FRIDAY, April 17

  • Fillies win two of three in Vernon Bibb Memorial Tournament

    The Harrison County Fillies had one bad inning which resulted in a loss to Shelby County in the opening game of the Vernon Bibb Memorial Classic held on Shirley Field this past weekend.
    When the Fillies have a bad inning they go all out. For a good example, witness the first inning of their match up with the Lady Rockets.
    Harrison County was down 5-0 in the top of the first before they got an out. The girls gave up 11 runs in the first inning.

  • Slucher’s grand slam propels Breds to 10-1 win Monday in Carlisle

    The Harrison County Thorobreds improved to 12-1 for the season with a 10-1 win over Nicholas County (4-6) Monday in Carlisle.
    The home-standing Bluejackets, who have only played a couple of times in the last weeks due to rain, showed some rust as they committed five errors in the contest.
    Gus Garrison and Spencer Free combined to hold Nicholas County to three hits with one batter reaching first on a walk and two on errors at third base. The duo combined for 13 strikeouts.