Today's News

  • Reception planned for Chamberlins

    The family of David Chamberlin would like to thank the community for prayers for their son David during his last year and deployment while in the U.S. Army.
    A reception will be held at Faith Baptist Church in Cynthiana on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2-4 p.m.
    David and Delilah Chamberlin were married Sept.  21 in Linden, N.C.
    The couple will be making their home in Cynthiana.
    Meet and greet the Chamberlins.

  • Teens caught with stolen loot

    A routine car search at the Hilltop Grill just after midnight Thursday morning found four young people in possession of a large amount of electronic equipment, some of which had been reported stolen a day earlier.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Kayla Rose Faith Culton, Sept. 1, daughter of Jamie and Ricky Dale Culton; Allison Marie Nevaeh Mitchell, Sept. 15, daughter of Kristina Mitchell and Chris Harrod; Molly Paige Perkins, Sept. 10, daughter of Allen and Michelle Perkins.

  • Health Exchange goes forward despite congress impasse


    Despite the volume of political rhetoric surrounding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in Washington, the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange (HBE) began operations last Tuesday and, for the time being, will continue enrolling people into health insurance programs, or eligible families into Medicaid, through March 30, 2014. 

  • Grand jury returns five indictments in Tuesday session


    The Harrison County grand jury met Tuesday issuing five indictments and passing five cases to the next grand jury meeting in November.

  • Dr. Usery joins McKemie, Besson in Cynthiana, Carlisle practice

    The way Andy Usery, M.D.  (pronounced “Uh”-sery) describes his childhood, born originally in Colorado, relocating to Tennessee for awhile before moving to Kentucky, it sounds almost like a cliched southern rock song. 

    His father got jobs in a lot of different places and the family traveled from home to home while he grew up, eventually setting down roots in Kentucky. 

  • Sgt. Wells retires

    After 23 years behind the badge, Sgt. Brian Timothy Wells has made his last call.

    Wells retired earlier this year and was recognized at the Cynthiana City Commission meeting on Tuesday.

  • Test scores show improvement in most areas

    Results from the state achievement test scores were a mixed bag for the Harrison County School System. While the district, overall, did not achieve its annual improvement goal, Harrison County High School’s scores went three points beyond its goal and achieved a Proficient rating.

    It was, however, the only school in the district to achieve that rating.

  • Construction Career Days
  • Academic briefs

    The Western Kentucky University forensics team traveled Oxford, Ohio, to take part in a tournament the weekend of Sept. 28-29.
    Jackson Sanders, a freshman from Cynthiana, earned a fourth in after-dinner speaking and fourth in dramatic interpretation.