Today's News

  • Viewpoint

    For the last four decades I have had to write stories about burglaries and thefts at people’s homes.
    I always felt bad for the victims but I didn’t really know what they were going through or how they felt.
    Some of the victims attempted to tell me how violated they felt, how infringed upon they were and even frightened -- not feeling safe in their homes any longer.
    From the smallest theft to the largest, the insecurities and feelings of violation are the same.

  • Asian Garden Buffet now offers sushi and hibachi station

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    The Asian Garden Buffet was closed for three months for renovations and reopened on Christmas Day, with a huge crowd.
    Asian Garden has now added a sushi and hibachi station, to accompany the buffet.
    “It is still one price for everything,” said owner Eric Dong. “You can have special orders at the hibachi and can also get sushi, or you can do the buffet, too. It is all included.”
    The cost for one adult buffet is $9.75.

  • community calendar

    FRIDAY, Jan. 5
    Blood Drive. Harrison County Homemakers Holiday Hero blood drive will be held Friday, Jan. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office in the multi-purpose room, 668 New Lair Road.

    TUESDAY, Jan. 9
    Fiscal Court of Harrison County will meet Tuesday, Jan. 9, 5:30 p.m., in the second floor meeting room at the courthouse. The meetings are open to the public.

    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 10

  • Encouragement for yet another New Year

    They keep flying by don’t they? The years. The years seem like pages of a book that are caught by the wind. They just keep flipping over, moving relentless to the end.
    Here we are at the turn of another year. Sometimes when you are singing, you have to reset to get back on the pitch. What does that reset look like for a Christian? 

  • Grace Notes

    Editor’s note: This column is adapted from Nancy Kennedy’s book, “Praying With Women of the Bible,” which is no longer in print.
    A number of years ago, amid the mice and filth of a Taliban prison in Afghanistan, two ordinary American young women wrote and sang praise songs to the Lord.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Dec. 18, 2017
    Estate of Henry Monroe Brinker, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Wayne A. Dryden, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Larry David Moss, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Doris Neace-Brewer, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of James Walden Penn, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    Dec. 27--Dep. Lance Hutchison served a bench warrant from Harrison District Court to Anthony Gaunce for failure to appear.
    Dec. 28--Dep. Joe Daniel served a bench warrant from Harrison District Court to Michael K. KIng for failure to appear.
    Dec. 28--Dep. Lance Hutchison served a criminal summons from Scott County District Court to Heather S. Durbin for burglary, 3rd degree and TBUT, under $500.

  • Academia
  • And, Luke makes five

    Becky Barnes,

    It was during the holidays last year that the Peak family met a little boy from China who stole their hearts.
    Luke, who was 6 at the time, was in the United States for the sole purpose of finding a forever family. Ashley Peak saw a Facebook post of a friend of a friend about Luke.
    From there, the Peaks never looked back.
    On Dec. 21, the Peak family returned to Cynthiana following a two-week stay in China that included the adoption of Luke.

  • Preparing for snow removal

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    The State Road Department was not necessarily dreaming of a white Christmas, but with the small dusting Harrison County received on Christmas Eve, the two crews that treat the roads were ready and willing to do their jobs.
    This is the second winter season that the state road department in Kentucky will be impacted by an order passed down by Gov. Matt Bevin to prioritize snow removal.