Today's News

  • Fire Safety Day is Saturday

    The Cynthiana Fire Department will be joined by other firefighters from throughout the state in recognizing Fire Safety Day on Saturday.

    Firefighters will be at Walmart at 9 a.m. for the start of a day filled with activities.

    There will be a firefighter muster competition that will pit departments against each other in things like hose rolling, bucket brigade and others.

    There will be a parade at 3:30 p.m. followed by a chili cook-off at Station 1.

    The public is invited to all of the activities designed to educate the public in fire safety.

  • Final date to apply for SURE is Sept. 30

    Barry Sims, County Executive Director of the Harrison County FSA Office, reminds area producers of the Sept. 30, 2010 final date to apply for the 2008 Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments Program (SURE).

    Producers who suffered 2008 crop losses may be eligible to receive benefits under the SURE program. All applications must be filed by Sept. 30, 2010 to be considered timely filed.

    In order to be eligible all crops including hay must have been insured with FCIC or NAP for the 2008 year.

  • New Drivers


    James A. Snapp, Emily Cassell, Brett Cheek, Hunter Clay Hill, Tracy Hicks, Shelby Tucker, Sara McNees, Jeffrey Faulconer, Bradley Hopkins.

  • Birth

    • Olivia Lu Sexton was born to Lauren Tillman and Josh Sexton of Cynthiana on Sept. 2, 2010 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs.

  • Engagement

    • Kevin Lutes and Mitzi Fallis to marry at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010 at Oxford Christian Church in Georgetown, Ky. A reception will follow at the church.

  • County supports quest for park gym

    Harrison County Fiscal Court is prepared to throw funding into a grant proposal to build an activities/wellness center near the Wedco Health Center on Oddville Avenue,

    Magistrates voted Tuesday to provide $125,000 as part of a commitment for a $250,000 Healthy Communities grant.

  • Commission sets Trick or Treat for Saturday, Oct. 30, in Cynthiana

    Cynthiana’s little ghouls and goblins will be out for trick-or-treating on Saturday, Oct. 30, Commissioner Amanda Moore announced at Tuesday evening’s city commission meeting.

    Moore said trick-or-treating will begin at 6 p.m., at which point the weather sirens will be sounded.

    “Everyone should use caution,” Moore said, adding that the annual tradition is for children 12 years old and under.

    Sirens will sound again at 8 p.m., when trick-or-treating ends.

  • School Menus

    Sept. 27 - Oct. 1

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.



    MONDAY: Cereal, donuts, fresh fruit, orange juice, choice of milk.

    TUESDAY: Pancakes with syrup, bacon, fresh fruit, orange juice, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Eggs, muffins, fresh fruit, orange juice, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: French toast with syrup and powdered sugar, sausage links, fresh fruit, orange juice, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: Scrambled eggs, cinnamon toast, fresh fruit, orange juice,  choice of milk.

  • Soccer Breds edge Cardinals, lose to Indians

    In a couple of big rivalry games, the Harrison County Thorobreds Soccer team faced George Rogers Clark and Montgomery County in their last two matches. 

    On Thursday in Winchester, rough play was the norm as the Breds defeated the Cards for the first time is some time. 

    “We have always played pretty well against them, but never quite good enough to win,” admitted Coach Nick Hill.  “This year we broke that curse.”

  • Data center is vital to Berry community, should be funded

    To the editor: