Today's News

  • Church Briefs



    The Cynthiana-Harrison County United Methodist fellowship service to benefit the Scholarship Fund will be held March 15 at 6 p.m. at Lair United Methodist Church.

    The speaker will be Dr. Steve Moses, a former recipient of the fund. Come to support this worthy cause.


    Does God Care? A series starts Sunday, March 15, at Mt Carmel Christian Church.

  • School Menus

    March 16-20

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.



    MONDAY: Cereal, donuts, juice choices, choice of milk.

    TUESDAY: Pancakes, bacon, syrup, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Cereal, toast, jelly, juice choices, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: French toast, bacon, syrup, juice choices, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: Cereal, muffins, juice choices, choice of milk.


  • Murphy-Colligan to wed March 28

    Mr. and Mrs. Gary G. Murphy of Richmond announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Rebecca Jean Murphy, to Michael Anthony Colligan, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Colligan.

    The bride-elect is a 2000 graduate of Madison Central High School and a 2004 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health Science. She is employed by the Madison County Health Department as a Senior Health Environmentalist.

  • Our attitudes and actions will become our legacy

    Remember this name: Mordecai Ham. I’ll tell you at the end who he is.

    Meanwhile, let me tell you about Phil Munsey, a guy I heard on the radio the other day.

    He wrote a book last year called “Legacy Now: Why Everything About You Matters.”

    The point of his book is that big or small, everything in our lives matters and everything we do has eternal consequences.

  • HCMS sweeps archery region

    Due to the dramatic increase in popularity of the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP), Harrison County was realigned into a new 8th region this year. It may have been a different region but the outcome was the same.


    The Harrison County Phase I committee (Ag Development Committee) reminds everyone that a signup period for six programs is available now. The period to signup will last the entire month of March and will include the following programs:

    Genetic Programs; Forage Improvements; Diversification; Sheep and Goat Diversification; Fencing Improvement; and Cattle Handling.

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report




    Feb. 27 at 7:27 p.m. -- non-injury, Elmarch Ave. North, Brandon T. Stephens, 22, Cynthiana, driving a 2005 Toyota Corolla struck Jeremy Martinez, 18, Cynthiana, driving a 1997 Plymouth Breeze.

    Feb. 28 at 1:30 p.m. -- injury, US 27 North, John A. Bobb, 24, Falmouth, driving a 2003 GM Sierra, struck John D. Moore, 59, Cynthiana, driving a 1990 Chevrolet Malibu.

    Feb. 26 at 11:38 p.m. -- injury, US 27 South, Timothery Habern, 21, Cynthiana, driving a 2003 Pontiac Grand Am.

  • United States should utilize its own resources, instead of enriching foreign countries

    To the editor:

    A study by the American Energy Alliance estimates that, over a thirty-year period, businesses  could create 1.2 million new jobs, generate $2.2 trillion in total tax receipts and add $8 trillion to our economy by permanently lifting the ban on offshore production in the Outer Continental Shelf. When the price of oil goes back up (as it  undoubtedly will) would it not be better to pay ourselves instead of foreign oil cartels?

  • Resturant Inspections


    Nov. 16 -- Snappy Tomato Pizza, 97%, corners need repair on the walls, floors need cleaning under storage shelves, tile repair is in progress; all  mops and brooms should be stored in maintenance closet.

    Dec. 22 -- Edwardo’s Pizza, 97%, can opener needs cleaning, outside of hand towel needs cleaning, equipment handles need cleaning.

    Dec. 22 -- Edgemont Manor, 95%, vent pipe needed on top of dish machine, area under and adjacent to dishwasher needs cleaning, need to use commercial grade food containers.

  • Bills filed would benefit schools and farming communities, says McKee

    The 2009 Regular Session hit the halfway point early last week, and as expected, the General Assembly’s workload began to pick up considerably.

    It was a highly productive time for legislation I have filed on behalf of the farming community and our schools.  Along with a resolution that should be of particular interest to livestock farmers, several bills I sponsored were sent to the state Senate.