Today's News

  • Man killed in mobile phone tower accident

    A wireless communications worker was killed at the top of a Verizon Wireless mobile phone tower on Waits Road Wednesday afternoon when the routine installation of a new signal receiver went wrong. Heavy equipment plummeted over 240 feet trailing a cable that caught and severed the worker’s right arm and then, tragically, decapitated him before the eyes of his crew.

    The man was later identified as 28-year-old Joel Metz, a father of four from Indianapolis, according to a report from Harrison County Sheriff Bruce Hampton.

  • Grand jury makes charges on eight subjects

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    In its first session of the quarter, a Harrison County grand jury issued 10 indictments against eight individuals.

  • Pride in our Community parade

    The Harrison County Fair will sponsor a “Pride in our Community” parade on Friday, July 4, at 4 p.m.

    Parade route: Begins at Flat Run Veterans Park; turning right onto Oddville (all vehicles stay in the right lane); left onto Church; right onto Pike; right onto Main; right onto Mill St.; left onto Walnut; right onto Oddville; end back at Flat Run Veterans Park.

  • Spilled debris leads to Cynthiana man’s arrest

    A Cynthiana man was arrested Sunday after an accident caused his alleged cache of stolen items to be spread across the highway in Bourbon County.

    According to a Kentucky State Police release, Henry Sparks, 36, was driving east on U.S. 62 West in Bourbon County when he struck a guard rail.

  • TI Automotive to remain open into 2015

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Contrary to recent rumors of its closure, TI Group Automotive  Systems is still in business on White Oak Pike, Larry Barnes, Plant Manager, reported Tuesday morning.

  • Project Playground ribbon cutting
  • Looking forward to my trip to the fair

    The best time of the year has arrived in Harrison County – The Fair.


  • Honoring Kentucky's veterans in U.S. history

    On Friday, our nation will celebrate its independence with fireworks, food and fellowship. If Founding Father John Adams had had his way, however, all of that would be taking place on Wednesday instead.

  • Community Calendar 7-3-14

    THURSDAY, July 3
    Cedar Ridge Health Campus Family Yard Sale
    will be held Thursday, July 3 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Will be selling ice cream cones and baked goods. All proceeds benefit Journey Medical Missions.
    Summer Reading Bookstore. July 3, July 11, July 12 and July 19 from 10:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookstore will be open - where reading logs/reviews can be turned in.

  • 149th Plaque unveiling and presentation

    Photos by Josh Shepherd
    Dorothy Slade, widow of the late Harold Slade, was given the honor of unveiling a special plaque honoring the 149th Kentucky Army National Guard at the Harrison Museum.
    Below: The meeting was the last of the 149th Association. Along with the presentation of the plaque, the 149th Association donated  $3,160 each to Honor Flights and Wounded Warriors of Kentucky. Representatives from each organization, on the left and right, were present at the plaque presentation to accept the 149th’s generous donations.