Today's News

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report




    May 24 at 2:40 p.m. -- non-injury, US 62 West, Patrick B. Morris, 29, Paris, driving a 1993 Toyota SR5 struck Audra Palmer, 41, Fallsview, Ky., driving a 2008 KIA Optima.

    May 22 at 5:15 p.m. -- non-injury, Ky 1284 West, Lily K. Richardson, 27, Paris, driving a 2004 Pontiac Grand Am.

    May 21 at 10:25 p.m. -- injury, Ky 1054 South, Elizabeth A. Nace, 37, Cynthiana, driving a 1997 Mitsubishi, struck Amber D. Harney, 28, Berry, driving a 1994 Nissan Quest.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, June 3

    Humane Society Yard Sale. Thursday, June 3 will accept donations at 6:30 p.m. Sale will be June 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and June 5 from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Cynthiana Presbyterian Church. Donations are tax deductible and will be used to promote animal welfare in Harrison County.

    FRIDAY, June 4

  • Marriage Licenses


    Amber Nicole Norton, 27, and Joshua Nelson Medlin, 27, married April 24, 2010.

    April Dawn Reese, 24, and William Ryan Taylor, 19, married May 2, 2010.

    Jeannie May Barker, 29, and Christopher Taylor Hurst, 31, married May 14, 2010.

    Autumn Lee Grinstead, 20, and Christopher Lee Marshall, 22, married May 15, 2010.

    Elizabeth Mae Gilbert, 19, and Pedro Moran Diaz, 30, married May 16, 2010.

    April Dawn Conley, 29, and Christopher Wayne Ritchie, 36, married may 15, 2010.

  • Chasteen fans 15 Colonels, Thorobreds going to Applebee’s Park

    The Harrison County Thorobreds wrapped up the 10th Region title Thursday night in Winchester with a 6-2 victory over the Bourbon County Colonels.

    Harrison County takes a 32-4 record into the Sweet Sixteen at Applebee’s when they face Clay County of the 13th Region Tuesday June 15 at 8:30 p.m.

    An allotment of tickets for Harrison County’s first round game in the Forcht Bank/KHSAA State Baseball Championships went on sale at the front office of the high school on Monday, June 7. The tickets will be on sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. thru Friday June 11.  

  • Annual one-day festival will be downtown Saturday

    Raggedy Ann will take over downtown Cynthiana again this Saturday.

    The eighth annual Raggedy Ann Festival will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday with the 5K road race, followed by games, food, music, camel rides, a petting zoo, cupcake walks, artwork and crafts throughout the day.

    “We have a great assortment of vendors, all kinds of food and a very interesting assortment of merchandise vendors,” Chamber of Commerce director Pat Grenier said Monday.

    Grenier said over 100 runners are already registered for the second annual road race.

  • Southside Elementary Honor Roll

    Southside Elementary School

    The Southside Elementary Honor Roll for the fourth grading period includes:

    Fourth Grade

  • Cynthiana Police Report


    Case reports

    May 24 – At  2:45 p.m., police took a report from a Walmart employee, who was pregnant at the time and who said she was assaulted by another employee in January. She said the incident put her into premature labor.

    May 26 – At 5:12 p.m., a Cynthiana woman reported that her mother had allegedly taken her daughter’s checks, written them to herself and cashed them. No charges were pursued by the victim.

  • FSA emergency loans available to 90 Kentucky counties

    Farmers in 90 counties are eligible for Federal disaster assistance, including low interest emergency (EM) loans from USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) provided eligibility requirements are met.

    On May 11, 2010, President Obama declared eleven Kentucky counties as disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by severe storms, flooding, mudslides and tornadoes that occurred from May 1 and continuing.

  • Fillies in region final as they double Montgomery Co. 10-5

    The Harrison County Fillies advanced to the 10th Region championship game with a 10-5 victory over Montgomery County Tuesday night. 

    The Fillies had defeated Mason County 22-6 on Monday to move to the semi final match up with Montgomery County.

    The Mason County game was close until the Fillies batted in the bottom of the first.  Mason County had scored an unearned run in the top of the first off starting pitcher Courtney Wiggins when the Fillies jumped out to a 4-1 lead in the bottom of the opening stanza.

  • Ms. Rita will long be remembered for her dedication, passion

    To the Editor:

    The Harrison County School System has lost a remarkable lady. Mrs. Rita Rogers was a classroom assistant at Northside Elementary School. Over the past 20 years, Mrs. Rogers has touched the lives of thousands of students that walked through the halls of the school. She also touched the lives of many fellow staff members, including mine.