Today's News

  • Furnish accepts EDA director’s chair

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Economic Development Authority (EDA) announced Tuesday that Garnett Furnish will be its new executive director.

    Furnish accepted the position soon after EDA Board Chair Frazer LeBus made him the offer.

  • 10-mile, high-speed chase ends with arrest

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Nine charges have been filed against a Cynthiana man who led police on a 10-mile, high-speed chase last Thursday.

    Cynthiana Ptl. Matt Royse was dispatched after a report of a reckless driver was made from McDonald’s.

  • New sheriff overcomes bonding problem

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Harrison County Sheriff-elect Shain Stephens, having secured the necessary insurance bonding required of elected officials, will be appointed to his post this Thursday evening by Harrison County Judge-Executive Alex Barnett.

  • Commission on Aging hires Florence as new director

    Robin Rhoads Florence is coming home.

    In fact she’s returning as director of a program she helped launch in 1990.

  • One, and two, and three and four

    By Kayla Pickrell, Intern

    For the “Aqua Gals,” water aerobics is more than just about exercise, it’s about the friendships gained while pursuing a common interest.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Luke Allen Bearickx, June 27, son of Burt Allen and Jennifer Ellen Bearickx; James David (J.D.) Tucker, July 16, son of Bobby and Kelly Tucker.

  • Riggins has Yard of the Month

    The Yard of the Month winner for August is Lillian Riggins on Hicks Road.  This yard has the “wow” factor.  

    Lillian’s gardens are very unique with rock works, recycled lawn decorations and a pleasing mix of annuals and perennials blooming in sequence.  

  • Family history book deadline coming soon

    The Harrison County Historical Society announced the final deadline for submission of family histories to the Harrison County Family History Book at no charge is Monday, Sept. 15.
    More than 65 family histories have been received so far for the book with more than 70 percent coming from the area. Many stories and orders have also come from other states including Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and California.
    Books will sell for $54.95 plus $3.30 Kentucky sales tax. They are sold on a pre-sale basis only.

  • Birth notice

    Burley Russell Barnes was born to Mark Stewart and Michelle Stipe Barnes on Feb. 5, 2014.

    Maternal grandparents are Tony and Goldie Stipe.

  • Leets to celebrate 50th anniversary

    Robert “Bob” and Marianne Leet of Mount Olivet, will be celebrating their 50th anniversary on August 10, 2014.

    Mr. and Mrs. Leet were married on August 19, 1964 by W.W. Bentley at Pisgah Baptist church in Fairview, KY.