Today's News

  • Recovering her Rainbow

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    After months spent recovering from an extended bout with Lyme disease, Kristin Grenier has decided she needs to get out of the house and take a nice, long walk — of about 2,650 miles.

  • McIlvain retires as City Clerk

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    After 28 years of service to Cynthiana, city clerk Charleen McIlvain announced her retirement at the regular meeting of the city commission Tuesday evening.

  • Burglars ransack Berry residence

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    Burglars broke into a residence owned by Berry Mayor Kenneth Abner over the weekend and stole nearly 500 collectible model train engines and cars, among several other items, and caused thousands of dollars worth of damage to the building.

  • Fillies win two of three in Vernon Bibb Memorial Tournament

    The Harrison County Fillies had one bad inning which resulted in a loss to Shelby County in the opening game of the Vernon Bibb Memorial Classic held on Shirley Field this past weekend.
    When the Fillies have a bad inning they go all out. For a good example, witness the first inning of their match up with the Lady Rockets.
    Harrison County was down 5-0 in the top of the first before they got an out. The girls gave up 11 runs in the first inning.

  • Slucher’s grand slam propels Breds to 10-1 win Monday in Carlisle

    The Harrison County Thorobreds improved to 12-1 for the season with a 10-1 win over Nicholas County (4-6) Monday in Carlisle.
    The home-standing Bluejackets, who have only played a couple of times in the last weeks due to rain, showed some rust as they committed five errors in the contest.
    Gus Garrison and Spencer Free combined to hold Nicholas County to three hits with one batter reaching first on a walk and two on errors at third base. The duo combined for 13 strikeouts.

  • Schools improve programs for students with ASD

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    There was once a time when a diagnosis of autism barred intelligent and capable children from the regular school classroom. There was a time when children did not get the help they needed because their form of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) went unrecognized and undiagnosed.

  • Nothing to do in Harrison County? Seriously?

    In my column last week, I left out one major event for the weekend of April 24.

  • Licking Valley Singers welcomes high school group to show

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    Fans of the Licking Valley Singers (LVS) have a great excuse to catch both of its concert performances of “Pop Songs of the 60s and 70s” over the weekend of April 24.

  • KSP to conduct traffic safety checkpoints

    (Dry Ridge, KY) – The Kentucky State Police at Dry Ridge will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints throughout the post district. These checkpoints will be set up at designated areas on highways where statistics have shown an elevated number of vehicle crashes.
    During the checkpoints officers will be enforcing laws related to Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Drugs or Alcohol, Licensing of Motor Vehicles and Operators, Registration and Insurance Violations, Seat Belt and Child Restraint violations along with Motor Vehicle Equipment Violations.

  • Main Street program vows to "clean up this town"

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    Cynthiana Main Street has vowed to clean up this town and its going to do it with as many community volunteers as it can get.
    There are many cost effective ways to impact the quality and attractiveness of the historic district of downtown Cynthiana, said Emily Ammerman, director of the Cynthiana Main Street program.
    One proactive measure is for community volunteers to work together for one or two hours to sweep up and pick up from the downtown city streets, she said.