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Today's News

  • Allison earns realtor's license

    After working in the real estate business for 14 years, Shannon Allison decided to try her hand at sales.

     

  • Uniform

    P.F.C. Mark Landon McCraw is the son of Mark and Mary McCraw of Fletcher, N.C.
    Mary is the daughter of John and Janine Caldwell of North Carolina, formerly of Harrison County.
    He is the great-grandson of Geneva Jones Roark of Cynthiana, and the late Paul Jones.
    McCraw took his basic training at Paris Island, S.C., and graduated from there in April 2013. He graduated from Military Police training on Nov. 15, 2013 at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo.
    He is now stationed at: Unit 8014, 2106 Rowell Road, Quantico, VA 22134.

  • Investigator takes on cases to help those wrongly convicted

    When it comes to conducting a homicide investigation, private detective Suzanne McComas prefers her cases cold. Especially when it involves a person wrongfully convicted of murder.  

  • 2013 Jim Claypool Conservation Art and Writing contest winners named

    Mission: H2O!  This was the theme for the 2013 Jim Claypool Conservation Art and Writing Contest sponsored by the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation and Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts.
    This year, every school in the county participated in the contests.  
    There were 206 entries in the writing contest between the middle school and high school, and 335 entries in the art contest from every elementary school.

  • A/C units target of recent thefts

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department reported an unusual spike in thefts of central air conditioners from at least three county homes last week. Deputies speculated that the units were  likely stolen for their supply of copper and scrap metal.
    Though theft and vandalism of central and window air conditioning units for copper tubing and scrap are nothing new to the area, Sheriff’s Deputy Dean Hutchison noted that these types of burglaries have not been all that prevalent this year.

  • Stephens sworn in as new Harrison County Sheriff
  • Woman arrested on heroin charges

    Just after midnight Wednesday morning, Cynthiana Police officers were attempting to serve a warrant for one subject when chance handed them a heroin arrest.
    Ptl. Michael Kiskaden, Sgt. Eric Kendall and Ptl. Justin Jett were at an apartment on Fifth Street where Steven Fogle was known to frequent. Fogle had allegedly failed to make a scheduled court appearance and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

  • School Menus

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.
    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Sausage gravy and biscuit or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Chicken patty on biscuit or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Mini pancakes, strawberry splash or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    FRIDAY: No School.

    HIGH SCHOOL

  • Academic briefs

    The Morehead State University Dean’s List for the 2014 Spring Semester includes the following local students:
    Timothy Thomas Brett of Berry;
    Ashley Elizabeth Bradford of Cynthiana;
    Aaron Michael Brooks of Cynthiana;
    Makayla Brianne Campbell of Cynthiana;
    Garrett Andrew Creech of Cynthiana;
    Kaitlyn Gooden of Cynthiana;
    Emily Elizabeth Holley of Cynthiana;
    Holly Hounchell of Cynthiana;
    Derick Hurst of Cynthiana;
    Fayth Danielle Karrick of Cynthiana;
    Tyler Scott Martin of Cynthiana;

  • Crabgrass’s history reveals its multiple uses

    After the big rain we had, I hit the weeds, most of which involved wrangling ever-expanding globs of crabgrass.  
    Yes, this is the time when crabgrass rears its ugly head and begins to creep through our fescue lawns, sneak into our cultivated beds and, when we’re not looking, reseeds itself to ensure the continuation of the species.
    Okay, maybe a little melodramatic but my hands still hurt from all that pulling.