Today's News

  • Church News

    Berry Christian Church will be celebrating its 100 years on Sunday, Oct. 2 with a service at 10 a.m. Many former ministers will be the guest speakers.
    Rainbow (a teenage choir in 1979 - performed a musical ‘Come Together’ for three years at churches in Kentucky, Ohio and North Carolina, under the direction of Bro. Pete Kunkle), will reunite and sing.
    Lunch will be served along with an old-fashioned hymn sing in the afternoon. Everyone is welcome to attend.


  • Sports beat

    No. 1 Highlands next up for the Breds
    The team that is thought to be the best in Kentucky is the next opponent for the Harrison County Thorobreds. The 5-0 Highlands Bluebirds and their All State quarterback Patrick Towles will present a formidable task for the Thorobreds when they kick off at 7:30 p.m. Friday in northern Kentucky.  

  • Shaolin fall test
  • Glory to God — and me too?

    When I was a kid we used to listen to a record album of silly songs.
    One song went: “Glory, glory, hallelujah. Teacher hit me with a ruler. She bopped me on the bean with a rotten tangerine….”
    I can’t remember the rest. But even all these years later, whenever I hear the word “glory” that stupid song pops into my head. (And now it will pop into yours.)

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Sept. 16 -- Aaron C. Newby, 20, was issued a warning on U.S. 27 South for speeding.
    Sept. 16 -- Mark O. Risinger, 49, was issued a warning on U.S. 27 South for speeding.
    Sept. 17 -- Michael D. Frazer, 19, was cited on U.S. 62 West for improper passing and no insurance.
    Sept. 17 -- Kayla D. Harris, 19, was cited on U.S. 27 South at Whitt Way for careless driving.
    Sept. 18 -- Robert N. Barkley, 21, was arrested on South Elmarch Avenue and charged with alcohol intoxication,

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.

    Sept. 16 – At 5:13 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 27 North. James Davis Jr. was traveling on US 27 when a turkey came in the roadway and struck his windshield.
    Sept. 17 – At 5:11 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on Judy Ridge Road. A vehicle owned by Johnathan Harney kicked out of gear while parked on a hill and struck a vehicle driven by Guy Truelove.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Sept. 29
    Joint Book Group Meeting of the Historical and Women's Book Group on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. in the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Annex. The book for discussion will be Unwise Passions by Crawford. Refreshments will be served.

    FRIDAY, Sept. 30

    SATURDAY, Oct. 1
    Tea Party Patriots Organizational Fund Raiser. Oct. 1 at 4 p.m. at Flat Run Park, Farmers Market Shelter on Oddville Ave. Live christian music will be provided by Tim Vance and The Josephine Flash.

  • Harrison County Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Sept. 20, 2011
    David J. Foster vs. Kentucky Bank, motion hour; motion to withdraw granted, order entered.
    Kentucky Bank vs. William V. Unger III, motion hour; report approved.
    Kentucky Housing Corporation vs. Rene K. Roberts, motion hour; order entered.
    Trudy Sosbe vs. Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance Agency, motion hour; motion to withdraw granted, order entered.
    R. Wayne McGee vs. Kyle McCarty, other hearing; deed executed.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Sept. 21, 2011
    Lynnette Miller-Jackson vs. Stephen R. Jackson, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    John Morgan Riggs vs. Christina Ann Riggs, domestic; pass to be re-noticed.
    Angelynna Young vs. Anita Sue Hatfield, motion hour; motion passed to be properly certified.
    Bueford Cartetis McDonald vs. Tammy Catherine McDonald, motion hour; motion to transfer granted, transfer to Anderson Family Court, motion to establish passed to be re-noticed.

  • Harrison County’s payroll is over $1.8 million

    Salaries for the 91 employees on the payroll for Harrison County total $1,837,676.38. County salaries were obtained through an open records request for fiscal year 2010-11. Those salaries are as follows:
    Edwin M. Culbertson, $5,734.68;
    Bradley K. Vaughn, $27,459.41;
    Emery A. Fryman, $29,107.40;
    Donald T. Ware, $7,739.19;
    Thelma Campbell, $6,063.84;
    Polly C. Ware, $5,844.12;
    Dorothy Turner, $951.75;
    Susan A. Kendall, $5,841.85;
    Willard L. Turner, $54,575.80;
    Brenda L. Turner, $6,810.50;