Today's News

  • Summer tips for beef cattle production

    By Jessica Barnes, County extension agent for Ag. and Natural Resources

     Beef cattle production is a year-round job. There are certain things you can do to make things more organized, whether you have a spring-calving or a fall-calving herd.

  • Harvesting blueberries and blackberries

    By Jessica H. Sayre, County extension agent for horticulture

    Summer months are the harvest season for blueberries and blackberries, both of which have the potential to grow very well in Kentucky. Harvest time for blueberries, which are native to North America, is from early June through early August. Blackberry harvest is from mid-June to early October. These delicious fruits offer several health benefits, and they capture the essence of summer in their sweetness.

  • Academia


    Brenna Nichole Beams, a senior of Cynthiana, Ky., has been named to Campbellsville University’s Dean’s List for Spring 2016.

  • Local group makes quilts, blankets for children in need

    While the skill and love of local Project Linus quilters are free, the materials they use to give warm smiles to children in need are typically not. To help support the efforts of the North Central Kentucky Chapter of Project Linus, the chapter is holding a yard sale.

  • $8.5 million in Harrison Co. real estate sales for 2016 2nd quarter

    Residential real estate sales by members of the Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS® (LBAR) positively impacted the Harrison County economy in the second quarter of 2016 with 67 reported sales totaling $8,493,950. Sales continue to be a driving force in Harrison County’s economy.

  • USDA to help rural small businesses boost renewable energy use, save on energy costs

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces funding for 821 projects across the nation that will help rural small businesses and agricultural producers reduce energy usage and costs in their operations. The funding is available through the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) and will be used to make energy efficiency improvements and install renewable energy systems.

  • Car hits horse-drawn buggy


    Tragedy was averted on Saturday, June 30, as no one was seriously injured when a car, driven by Lewis Schwartz, struck a horse-drawn buggy, driven by Naomi Yoder.

    According to Harrison County sheriff’s deputy Robert Peak, Yoder had turned off Salem Pike and was heading toward Cynthiana on US 62.

    Schwartz was heading in the same direction and, in a curve, was unable to stop in time. He clipped the left rear of the buggy with the right front bumper of his car.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, July 7 

    BBR Fitness. Thursday, July 7 at 2 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Will be giving a weight lifting demonstration and workout tips. For grades 6th through 12th.


    FRIDAY, July 8

  • Church News



    Thursday evening services are held at 6 p.m.; Sunday services are at 10:30 a.m.

    Services are held at the Center at 201 N. Second Sr., Berry, Ky.

    For more information call 859-954-1573, 859-954-0579.




    The Harrison County Hymn Sing broadcasts a live program of gospel music every Sunday evening from 5 - 6 pm on WCYN 1400 AM

  • Learning to enjoy the ride


    When I first met my husband he drove a brand-new 1973 Mercury Comet GT, white with orange pinstripes along the sides and orange vinyl interior -- and a manual transmission.

    As Barry attempted to teach me how to drive it, I proved myself to be a willing student, but not an adept one.