Today's News

  • 4-H Events

    April 26-28: Harrison County 4-H Hunter and Home Gun Safety Education, April 26 and 27, Harrison County Extension Office, 6-9 p.m., April 28 at the Roberts Family Farm on Mudlick Road.

    June 29-July 2: Harrison County 4-H Camp, North Central 4-H Camp.

    July 8-17: Harrison County Fair.

    July 26-28: Harrison County 4-H Hunter and Home Gun Safety Education, July 26 and 27, Harrison County Extension Office 6-9 p.m., July 28 at the Roberts Family Farm on Mudlick Road.

  • Civilization and the art of saving seeds

    Real human advancement was made when we finally figured out that saving seed from the very best food plants was a way to get some really good food next year. 

    The pumpkins that the Wampanoag served the pilgrims where more like gourd if compared to the sugar pumpkins available today.  The evolution of tastier food crops was aided by the human hand through the process of seed saving and meticulous selection based on vigor, pest resistance, drought tolerance, yield and taste.

  • Church Briefs


    Angel Food Ministries

    The Angel Food Ministries program announces dates for orders and pick-up at Central Christian Chruch located on the corner of Second Street and Riggs Avenue.

    Dec. 3 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. to place orders.

    Dec. 5 from 9:30-11 a.m. to place orders.

    Pick-up on Saturday, Dec. 19 from 10:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m.


  • Sports Beat

    Thorobreds play Augusta

    in Saturday Scrimmage

      The 2009-2010 edition of the Harrison County Thorobreds took to the court for the first scrimmage of the year Saturday in Pendleton County. The opponent was the hoopsters from Augusta. 

    The scrimmage consisted of a 40-minute running clock, which according to Coach Mike Reitz, was not conducive to an old-fashioned scrimmage. 

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report




    Nov. 17 at 9:15 a.m. -- non-injury, US 62 East, Ashley R. McConnell, 25, Mount Olivet, Ky., driving a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt.

    Nov. 15 at 9:24 p.m. -- non-injury, Oddville Sunrise Road, Jeffrey W. Claypool, 47, Cynthiana, driving a 1996 Dodg Dakota.

    Nov. 13 at 7:30 a.m. -- non-injury, US 62 West, Linda P. Parsons, 50, Cynthiana, driving a 2009 Chevrolet Impala, struck a deer.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Nov. 26

    The Harrison County Health Center (HCHC) will be closed Nov 26 and 27 for Thanksgiving.

    SATURDAY, Nov. 28

    Pictures with Santa. Saturday, Nov. 28 at Custom Cuts at 224 Oddville Ave. between 1-3 p.m. Cost is $5 per picture. Proceeds to benefit a local organization.

  • Cynthiana Police Report


    Case reports

    Nov. 12 -- At 12:45 p.m., Karen Beagle, Main Street, reported that she had several checks stolen from her home and used for purchases in Cynthiana.

    Nov. 14 -- At 12:56 p.m., Sonja Brinkmeyer, Church Street, reported that her home had been burglarized and a Play Station 360, engagement ring and two belly button rings were taken.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana News, June 24, 1869 - “Strawberry Festival - We have learned from Dr. A. J. Beale that the festival cleared about $225 - a sum we hope, sufficient to answer all the purposes demanded. C. B. Cook, Esq., of this city, being the most popular man, was presented with the gold-headed cane. It is a deserved compliment of which he is worthy in every way. The cane netted the festival $125.”

  • Harrison County Circuit Court


    Judge Robert McGinnis

    presiding Nov. 17, 2009


    Herman Maryea vs. Sheila Dawson, motion hour; (motion to dismiss), passed.

    LaSalle Bank National Association vs. Kevin Kennedy, motion hour; (motion for distribution of funds), sustained order.

    Chase Home Finance LLC vs. Donna L. Cooper, motion hour; sustained order.

    Fifth Third Bank vs. Larry Pierce, motion hour; deed approved.

    Kentucky Bank vs. Herbert F. Bennett Jr., motion hour; sustained order, deed approved.

  • Harrison County District Court


    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding Nov. 16, 2009


    In re: Orbin Oved Castillo, probate hearing; petition granted.

    Estate of John William Adams, probate hearing; will admitted to probate, order entered.


    Cumberland Financial Service vs. Candy Beagle, motion hour; order entered.

    Heights Finance Corporation vs. Recil Couch, motion hour; order entered.


    Kenneth Burns vs. Jimmy Kearns, other hearing; order entered.