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Today's News

  • Better ISO rating equals lower premium

    The Harrison County Fire District is encouraging all property owners to consult their insurance providers about lower premiums due to better ISO rating in the county.
    According to Charles Allen Carson, assistant chief of the Harrison and Cynthiana Fire Departments, the Harrison County ISO rating has improved from a level 9 to a level 8.
    Since the forming of the Harrison County Fire District in 2005, fire personnel have worked with taxpayer’s money to provide a safer community in the form of modernizing the county’s fire response.

  • Raising money for the Chesnut family

  • Commissioner tells how reps selected for new rec board

    Discussion in the Cynthiana City Commissioners’ room became heated Tuesday when  Commissioner Billy Grayson called for an appointment of city representatives for the newly formed Parks and Recreation steering committee.
    Grayson announced that the Harrison County Fiscal Court was appointing magistrates Missy Lutz and Frank Henson to serve along with the Recreation Department chairman Robbie VanHook. Added to those three would be the two city representatives.
    Chris Turley questioned how the fifth member (VanHook) was chosen.

  • County precincts affected by redistricting

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court looks to amend an ordinance which previously was set to redistrict magistrate lines.
    According to County Clerk Linda Furnish, House Bill 302 was signed by Gov. Steve Beshear on Feb. 10, which redefines the boundaries for congressional districts in Kentucky.
    Those new boundary lines have affected Harrison County’s magisterial districts, which were re-drawn in 2011.
    Furnish informed the court that an amendment would be needed to eliminate the need for additional precincts.

  • Artist of the Month

    Cynthiana artist Herby Moore  is pictured with a painting of the 1926 Kentucky Derby winner “Bubbling Over,” that he began in 1953 while he was serving in the Army. Moore is the Cynthiana Harrison County Chamber of Commerce’s featured artist for the month of March. Eleven of Moore’s paintings will be displayed at the Chamber building during the month.

  • Moore to teach local dance-fitness classes

    Crystal Moore, a newly certified Jazzercise instructor, earned the right to teach Jazzercise by completing a three-day workshop and performing a letter-perfect audition.
    Becoming a Jazzercise instructor requires dedication and training. Moore recently participated in a workshop in West Chester, Ohio, sponsored by the Franchise Programs and Services Department of Jazzercise, Inc.

  • Harrison County Farmers Market to hold logo contest

    The Harrison County Farmers Market is asking for help in designing a new logo for the market. Any resident of Harrison County may submit an entry. We want to encourage the students of Harrison County Schools to participate.

  • Go Red

    The Harrison Go Red Committee concluded the 2012 Go Red Campaign to promote heart disease awareness at the Go Red Celebration Reception on Monday, Feb. 27. The event had 134 attendees which featured Dr. Nezar Falluji, HMH Cardiologist, as the guest speaker.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's audit

    State Auditor Adam Edelen releases the audit of the sheriff’s settlement - 2010 taxes for Harrison County Sheriff Bruce Hampton. State law requires the auditor to annually audit the accounts of each county sheriff. In compliance with this law, the auditor issues two sheriff’s reports each year: one reporting on the audit of the sheriff’s tax account and the other reporting on the audit of the fee account used to operate the office.

  • Group Formed to Help Children Reach Their Full Potential

    The first few years of a child’s life play a critical role in its overall success or failure as an adult. Recently a new group was created to help the children of Harrison County grow and develop to their full potential.  
    The group is called the “Harrison County Community Early Childhood Council” (CECC) and its purpose is to bring organizations together so that they can serve the area’s children more efficiently and effectively.