Today's News

  • Stray seed, hybrids and the mighty Hubbard squash

    I remember meeting a woman at the State Fair years ago that brought in a similar bag of tiny tomatoes. She said the plants were popping up here and there in the garden, not like anything she had ever planted.  
    There is a variety of teeny-tiny tomatoes called red currant tomatoes, but likely her diminutive crop is a cherry tomato hybrid from years past that had reverted back to the wild.  

  • Cynthiana-Harrison County-Berry Joint Planning Commission
  • Construction begins on bridge replacement

    COVINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 29, 2017) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 6 would like the public to be aware of the following condition and/or operation that is being reported for highways in District Six.  Motorists should be aware of possible delays or lane closures on the following project:
    Robinson Union Road – 3.9 mile marker. A bridge replacement project has begun on Robinson Union Road over Curry Creek. The existing road and bridge will remain open to traffic during construction with an estimated completion date of late spring 2018.

  • HMH recognized for promoting organ, eye, tissue donation

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) was among a select group of hospitals nationwide recognized for promoting enrollment in state organ donor registries in a national campaign sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The campaign has added more than 400,000 donor enrollments to state registries nationwide.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    Nina C. Hall, 1987, suppression hearing; controlled substance prescription not in original container, drug paraphernalia-buy-possess - dismissed.
    David Reynolds, 1968, pretrial conference; terroristic threatening-third degree - compliant, dismissed.
    Candy Sweet, 1981, pretrial conference; terroristic threatening-third degree - dismissed with prejudice, waive fees.
    Candy Sweet, 1981, pretrial conference; assault fourth degree-minor injury - dismissed with prejudice, waive fees.
    Mark A. Gaines, 1981, contempt hearing; paid.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Sept. 25, 2017
    Estate of Jeanie Kidd, probate hearing; petition over-ruled.
    Estate of Leonard C. Mineer, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Jessica Marie Slade, other hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Donald Ray Whaley, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    Southeastern Emergency Physicians, LLC vs. Shawna R. Cornett, motion hour; motion to withdraw order entered.

  • Viewpoint pictures
  • Viewpoint

    Emily Hendrix, Student
    Guest columnist

    The words small and big are definitely an understatement to me. I recently moved from Cynthiana, Kentucky to Orlando, Florida to attend Rollins College, where I plan on majoring in chemical engineering and then continuing to grad school at Washington University.
    Towards the end of my senior year in high school I knew that I had a very big decision to make on where I wanted to further my education.

  • Church News

    The First United Methodist Women’s Bible Study will be held on Sunday afternoons at 4:30 p.m. beginning Oct. 1.

    Oakwood Baptist Church of Cynthiana introduces its new pastor, Dwayne Russell, and his family to our community. Dwayne and his wife MaryAnn have more than 25 years of ministry experience in Ohio and Kentucky. He is a caring person with a love for the Bible and a passion to see lives changed. Dwayne enjoys reading and spending time with his family.

  • Grace Notes

    A number of years ago, a man I know had multiple surgeries on his hand, which left him without feeling in it.
    He had had surgery because of pain, so in one respect, not feeling meant he also no longer felt pain, so that’s a good thing, right?
    However, as a craftsman, that also meant he couldn’t use his hand to do his job, which required using both hands and all his fingers.