Today's News

  • KSP accepting trooper cadet applications

    The Kentucky State Police is now taking applications for its next Academyclass. Interested applicants should visit the KSP website at http://www.kentuckystatepolice.org/career.html

  • Harrison County Schools salaries paid for fiscal year 2015-16

    Last Name First Name Employee Gross


    ADAMS, CODY 377.00

    ADAMS, DAVID 51,908.16

  • Mitchell- Allison to wed Sept. 17

    Petrea Mitchell and Johnathan Allison  announces their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    Petrea is the daughter of Darvin and Melissa Mitchell of Carlisle, Ky. She is a 2010 graduate from Nicholas County High School, and is employed at The Carlisle Mercury (KyNewsGroup) as a graphic designer. 

  • Stroub-Sifford plan December wedding

    Carolyn Perkins and the late Robert Perkins announces the engagement of their daughter, April Stroub to Bryan Sifford, son of Mark and Mary Ann Sifford.

    April is a graduate of Kentucky State University with a Bachelors in Child Development and Family Relations as well as a Masters in Special Education LBD and the University of the Cumberlands with a Masters as a Literacy Specialist. She is employed as a Pre-K teacher for the Harrison County Board of Education.

  • Cynthiana Tractor Supply to celebrate pets during Pet Appreciation Week


    If you’re a proud pet owner or would like to be, mark your calendars for Saturday, Sept. 17 when the Tractor Supply Co. store in Cynthiana will be celebrating your furry friends for Pet Appreciation Week’s main event.

    The main event will include pet adoptions with community groups, samples, giveaways, drawings for gift cards, and other family friendly activities. In addition, deals on pet products, from food and treats to toys and crates, will be featured from Sept. 14-18.

  • Switzers to be honored on 60th anniversary

    All are welcome to come and help celebrate George and Jo Ann Switzer’s 60th wedding anniversary.

    The celebration will be held Sunday, Sept. 11 from 2-4 p.m. at Central Christian Church, 205 Riggs Ave., Cynthiana.

    In lieu of gifts we are taking donations of canned goods or money for the food pantry.

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    THURSDAY, Sept. 8 

    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.


    FRIDAY, Sept. 9

  • Moss needs consistent moisture and shade

    Moss no longer carries the stigma of being an undesirable plant. Some still refer to it as a problem but largely folks are accepting of this somewhat opportunistic plant.  

    Moss likes it shady and moist and we don’t always have the moisture to maintain a nice lush garden of it.  This year is certainly the exception.

  • Reunions


    The descendents of A.N. and Margaret Wagoner Herrington will hold their reunion Sunday, Sept. 11 at Wagoners Chapel Church. A potluck meal will be served at 12:30 p.m. A memorial service for Jim Sims will be held at 2 p.m.

    Come spend a day with family and friends.



  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Breanna Nicole Gann, July 24, daughter of Kendall and Anita Gann.

    Dotson Brothers invites everyone to stop by their newest location in Cynthiana. They are located at Harrison Square.

    Road and bridge projects set for new recreation park on Oddville Avenue.

    Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park will have a grand opening for its new gift shop this weekend.