Today's News

  • Drug abuse taking toll

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    and Josh Shepherd, News writer

    It’s a local trend that has officials concerned.


    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    For the first time in several years, the Harrison County Marching Thorobred Band brought home a coveted Grand Champion trophy.

  • School board honors the late Dr. Don Stephens

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The Harrison County School Board paid tribute to the late Don Stephens, M.D., Tuesday night in recognition of his role as one of the board’s most influential leaders and a tireless advocate for public education in his community for over three decades.

  • City sets Trick or Treat for Saturday, Nov. 1

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    It may still be over a month away, but city officials are gearing up for ghosts, ghouls and things that go bump in the night.

  • LVC recognizes Adult Education Week, Sept. 22-26

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    There may be a national celebration of adult education this week, Sept. 22 - 26, but staff members in the program at the Licking Valley Campus of Maysville Community and Technical College (LVC) celebrate the benefits of adult education every week of the year.

  • FFA alumni introduces new ag ed instructors at potluck dinner

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    More than a few people have observed that the Harrison County School Agriculture Education program is one that many Kentucky schools envy.

  • Church Calendar 9-25-14

    On Sunday, Sept. 28 at 5:30 p.m., Cynthiana Presbyterian Church will be hosting a potluck supper and entertainment will follow. Astounding us that evening will be Richard Osterlind-Mentalist, entertainer and author. His show is one of the most mystifying, entertaining and up-lifting presentations one can imagine! Everyone is welcome.
    The church is located at 103 N. Main St. (across from the library). Parking is in the rear of the church. For more information call the church office at 234-2961.

  • Where is God when I hurt?

    I love my children and grandchildren as I know you do as well.

  • Moms in waiting

    Years ago, my friend Becky in Texas excitedly announced that her son was “only” smoking pot.
    She asked, “What kind of a mom gets excited because her kid is ‘only’ smoking pot?”
    The kind of mom whose kid had been doing cocaine and other hard drugs.

  • Fresh Georgia peaches with a smile — wink, wink

    Ernie and I had the privilege of getting to make a run to Florida last week to mix business with pleasure.
    Bay Horse Innovations, which is where Ernie is now working and is Cynthiana’s newest manufacturing operation, needed two of its farrier units delivered to Wellington, which is near West Palm Beach.
    Since Seth, our youngest, is living in Brandon, I decided to stow away for the opportunity to see him for the first time in four months.
    It was a whirlwind trip really. We left Friday afternoon and returned Tuesday evening.