Today's News

  • Property Transfers

    Quit Claim Deed: Dennis C. Robinson and Connie S. Ingle to DGS Development, LTD, Tracts 8, 11, 12 of Hendricks Road Land Division.
    Quit Claim Deed: Connie S. Ingle to DGS Development, LTD, Tracts 3 and 9 of Hendricks Road Land Division.
    Paul Ritter and Paula A. Ritter to Trever D. Hockensmith and Jessica S. Hockensmith, 2 Tracts on Boyers Chapel Road and Whitson Road, $98,500.
    Non-Warranty Deed: Secretary of Veterans Affairs to David W. Tarvin, property at 986 Ky. Hwy. 982, $181,000.

  • Homemaker Day
  • Commission votes again to offer hazardous duty retirement

    “I thought this was settled in January,” said Commissioner Gary Brunker regarding a resolution for implementing hazardous duty retirement for Cynthiana’s police and firefighters.
    In late January, the commission voted 3-2 in favor of reinstituting hazardous duty retirement after it was discovered that some newly hired officers believed they had that benefit and that the handbook still validated that belief.

  • No local races in Tuesday primary elections

    Some may be surprised to find out that there is no school in Harrison County Tuesday. It may be equally surprising that the reason for no school is it’s election day.
    There are no local races on the ballot, but there are primary races for both Republican and Democratic candidates.
    Voters will have the opportunity to nominate candidates for a number of offices including the following:
    • Governor and Lt. Governor (Republican primary only)
    • Secretary of State
    • Auditor of Public Accounts (Republican Primary only)

  • Local post office helps with ‘Stamp Out Hunger’

    Feeding America, United States Postal Service (USPS), the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), the National Rural Letter Carriers Association (NRLCA) and Campbell Soup Company will be joined by entertainer and entrepreneur Nick Cannon in the annual food drive to “Stamp Out Hunger” Saturday, May 14.

  • MCTC donation
  • Anness-Harris to marry May 21

    Jessica Blount Anness of Cynthiana, daughter of James and Jeanie Anness of Cynthiana, and Christopher Trent Harris of Cynthiana, son of Chris and Kathy Harris of Cynthiana, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    Anness is a 2001 graduate of Harrison County High School and is employed as a Radiologic Technologist at St. Joseph Hospital.
    Harris is a 1999 graduate of Harrison County High School and is employed as a sales representative for Red Bull.
    The wedding will take place Saturday, May 21 at 4:30 p.m. at Cynthiana Baptist Church.

  • Ecklar-Williams to exchange vows

    Elora Elizabeth Ecklar of Cynthiana, daughter of Tina and David Ecklar of Cynthiana, and Nathan Todd Williams of Cynthiana, son of Lee Williams and Angie Walters of Cynthiana, announce their November engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    Ecklar is a 2007 graduate of Harrison County High School and is employed by Toddler Village Daycare of Cynthiana.
    Williams is a 2006 graduate of Harrison County High School and is employed by Leggett and Platt of Georgetown, Ky.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana News, Sept. 14, 1854 -- “Town Clock. Next Saturday, in the afternoon or in the evening, the citizens of Harrison County and the town of Cynthiana will please meet at the court house for the purpose of taking into consideration the propriety of placing on the said court house cupola - a Timepiece - one that will be heard, when striking, far and near. Come up, ye men of Harrison.”