Today's News

  • Reunions

    The descendents of James John and Will Courtney will hold their annual reunion on Saturday, Oct. 3. This year it will be held at the Pleasant Green Church fellowship hall. We will once again have a white elephant sale. All you need to bring is your gift, family, friends and food.
    The potluck meal will begin at noon. Any questions call 859-234-1903, 859-234-1870 or 859-234-9486.

    The Ishmael reunion will be held at the Falmouth Fairgrounds on Sept. 27 at noon. Bring a dish and join us.


  • Thomas places fourth at Miss Teen Pageant

    Aletha Thomas of Mount Olivet recently placed fourth out of 75 girls at the Miss Teen Pageant. On top of placing fourth in her age division, she won overall Miss Photogenic out of 139 girls. This won her an all expense paid trip to Nationals, which will be held in December in Orlando, Fla.
    Thomas will be competing in Orlando for over $40,000 cash prizes and a new car. Her trip consists of six days and five nights at the Rosen Center Hotel.

  • Woosleys to celebrate 50th anniversary

    Larry Taylor Woosley and Linda Sue (Cain) Woosley will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 17.
    The couple was married on Sept. 17, 1965 by the Rev. George Randolph at Headquarters Methodist Church in Nicholas County.
    A celebration was held Sunday, Sept. 13 at the Elks Lodge in Cynthiana by their children and grandchildren.
    Thanks to all family and friends who helped them celebrate.

  • Insko-Brooks to exchange vows

    Jamison Brooks, son of Jimmy and Ana Mae Brooks, and Rose Insko, daughter of Randy Insko, will exchange vows on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015 at Elmarch Methodist Church  at 4 p.m.
    A reception will follow at the Cynthiana Country Club and will include supper and dancing.
    All friends and relatives invited.

  • Woman’s Club holds September luncheon

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met on Friday, Sept. 11 at Hospice of the Bluegrass.
    Cheryl Case presided over the meeting. Case welcomed members and guests. She introduced her guest Reba Fuller and Georgia McCauley who was a guest of Violet Williams.  
    Shelia Jameson offered the blessing of the meal. The luncheon was catered by Layne Tussey. She served tomato stuffed with chicken salad, pasta salad and derby pie.  

  • O’Reilly Auto Parts has opened in Cynthiana

    O’Reilly Auto Parts (NASDAQ: ORLY) has announced the opening of its store in Cynthiana at 775 US 27 South.
    The store will be celebrating its grand opening that will run Sept. 16 - 29. As part of the grand opening celebration, there will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, Sept. 25, at 11 a.m.
    Store Manager Larry Jones, on behalf of the entire company, will present a $200 check to the food bank. O’Reilly Auto Parts is honored to be a part of such a worthwhile organization.

  • Cynthiana girl turns 100 on Sept. 17

    Julia Mae Carr was born in Harrison County on Sept. 17, 1915, to Julius Coleman Carr and Dora Lea Marshall.  
    She had an older sister, Mary Blanche Carr Ravenscraft, and a younger brother, Julius Coleman Carr Jr. Her family farmed both in Bourbon and Harrison counties.  
    Julia attended Ewalts Crossroad School. The last family farm was in Harrison County on Hicks Pike near Cynthiana.  

  • Community Safety Day at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport

    The Community Safety Day was held Sunday, Sept. 13. Participating in the event were the Cynthiana Fire Department, Cynthiana Police Department, Browns EMS, Harrison County Search and Rescue and Air Methods. On display was a 1917 Curtiss JN-4 Biplane and a 1992 WACO YMF5C Super. Kids attending the event were given free plane rides and lots of goodies from the first responders.

  • School Menus

    MONDAY: Choice of: Mini French toast sticks or cereal or Pop-Tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Choice of: Breakfast pizza or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Choice of: Biscuit and sausage or cereal or Pop-Tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Choice of: Mini pancakes or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    FRIDAY: Choice of: Chocolate chip oatmeal bar with yogurt or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.

  • National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week is Sept. 21-26

    Sept. 21-26, 2015 is being recognized as National Adult Education and Family Literacy week. In addition to this national celebration, Harrison County’s adult education center has plans of its own. During a signing ceremony on Sept. 11, County Judge-Executive Alex Barnett proclaimed this week “Harrison County Adult Education Week”.