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Today's News

  • SBA announces grant to Kentucky Small Business Development Center to support job creation

    Small businesses in Kentucky will soon have greater access to critical resources to help them start or grow their businesses and create jobs, thanks to a $659,863 grant to SBA’s Kentucky Small Business Development Center.

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  • Benefits of a raised bed

    One dilemma facing many aspiring vegetable gardeners is sub-prime soil, shall we say. Compacted, clay soil is not uncommon in Kentuckiana but it is especially common in newer developments.  
    One way to off-set the problem is to employ a system of raised beds.  
    Raised beds are practical for many reasons and they are not just for the clay-challenged.  
    Practical because you do not have to till, dig, double dig or battle clay in a raised bed.  The soil has been added by you so it is as good as you want it to be.  

  • CPD officer involved in one of two shootings Tuesday night

    Local law enforcement officials are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred around 8 p.m. Tuesday night.
    Kentucky State Police are investigating following the shooting that involved a Cynthiana Police Officer.
    Cynthiana Chief Ray Johnson briefed city commissioners about 9:45 p.m. telling them that two people have been airlifted from Harrison Memorial Hospital to the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

  • Tornado watch in effect until 7 p.m. Monday

    Harrison County and most of central Kentucky are currently under a tornado watch until 7 p.m. tonight (Monday), according to the National Weather Service.
    The entire state remains under a wind advisory.
    A tornado watch means conditions are favorable and to be prepared in case a warning is issued.
    A tornado warning means that a tornado has been spotted and you should immediately seek shelter.
    For up to date weather information, visit the National Weather Service’s website at http://www.crh.noaa.gov/lmk/.

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  • County shows slight growth

    We’ve grown a little. Not by leaps and bounds mind you, but certainly a respectable increase.
    Since the 2000 Census where Harrison County recorded an 18,250 population, we’ve experienced a 3.27 percent rise to 18,846, according to statistics released this month.

  • Meth lab defused

    A suspicious backpack found on Leesburg Farm Lane has Harrison County Sheriff’s Department investigating a meth manufacturing operation.
    Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Nathan Gasser was called to investigate a suspicious backpack that was found in Leesburg Estates Monday, March 28, around 10:30 a.m.

  • ‘We are family’

    A small community store with a big heart. Nancy Walker, recipient of the Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year honor said it’s the personal touch that has kept the family business afloat.
    Nancy Walker and her mother, Lois Judy, still find themselves busy with  Eastside Pharmacy customers that are looking for more than prescriptions.
    “We are family down here,” said Walker. “We know the people that walk through our doors and we treat them with the utmost respect and make them feel welcomed.”

  • Pony Parade