Today's News

  • Planning and Zoning to vote on zone change tonight

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County-Berry Joint Planning Commission will vote tonight on a possible zone change at the Business Park.

    The zone change recommendation by the P & Z board would be the first step toward changing one lot of the Business Park from light industrial to heavy industrial.

    The zone change comes in lieu of the Economic Development Authority’s negotiations with United Propane Gas, Inc.

    The business, which would distribute propane gas locally and regionally, would be located on the lot closest to Connersville Pike.

  • Getting ready for the fall vegetable garden

    This could be the best fall vegetable year ever. Ample moisture and relatively mild temperatures mean that a second round of planting for fall garden can get a good start. The challenge with the fall garden is getting seed and seedlings to germinate and grow during the heat of the end of summer. If we stay mild we have a better chance.

  • HCHS Golf team results

    The Harrison County High School boys’ golf team finished eighth with 14 teams participating in the Powell County Invitational at Beech Fork Country Club on Saturday.

    Clay County won the tournament with a team score of 311, with Bath County finishing second with a 312.

    Harrison County’s team score of 338 was only four shots out of fourth place.

  • Tell me Eve, what was it like to live in a garden paradise?

    This is an open letter to Eve (last name unknown), the first woman created by God, wife of Adam.

    Dear Eve,

    What was it like?

    What was it like to live in a perfect world, a garden paradise? Did you have a house, or did you and your husband sleep outdoors under the stars?

  • Reunions

    HCHS CLASS OF 1994

    The Harrison County High School Class of 1994 invites all classmates to attend their 15 year reunion Saturday, Sept. 26 from 8 p.m. – midnight at Cherry Blossom Golf and Country Club in Georgetown, Ky. Cost is $60 for a couple or $35 for an individual.

    Mail your check payable to Harrison County Class of 1994 to 490 Shaw Lane, Cynthiana, KY 41031. Contact Christy at 859-583-4047 or Emily at 859-333-2308 for more information.

    HCHS CLASS OF 1999

  • Property Transfers


    Quitclaim Deed: Billy B. Doyle and Virginia L. Doyle to Billy B. Doyle and Virginia L. Doyle-Co-Trustees under the Doyle Family Living Trust, 3/4 acre in Harrison County, $1.

    Quitclaim Deed: Billy B. Doyle and Virginia L. Doyle to Billy B. Doyle and Virginia L. Doyle-Co-Trustees under the Doyle Family Living Trust, 52.840 acres on Jones Lane.

    Special Warranty Deed: CitiMortgage, Inc. to Barry Turner, property at intersection of Sunrise, Oddville Road and US 62, $18,000.

  • Signups for Ag Development programs taken till end of August

    The Harrison County Ag Development Board is continuing sign-ups for the Hay and Grain Storage and Water Enhancement Programs until the end of August. Anyone that is interested in participating in this program should stop by the Harrison County Extension Office and pick up an application. Rules and regulations pertaining to these programs are continued from previous sign-ups so tobacco dependency is still an important part of the program.

  • School Menus

    Aug. 24 - 28

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.



    MONDAY: Chicken, biscuits, jelly, juice choices, choice of milk.

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

    WEDNESDAY: Eggs, hashbrowns, biscuit, juice choices, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: Cereal, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: Pancakes with syrup, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.


  • Celtic music will be ringing at Rohs Sunday

    Cynthiana may be a far way from Ireland, but Celtic music won’t be hard to find in town Sunday.

    Co-sponsored by the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library and the Cynthiana Arts Council, ‘The Muses,’ a Celtic folk art band will perform at Rohs Opera House this Sunday at 2 p.m.

    “They put on a great show,” said library adult programming coordinator Cindy Franklin. “This is for everyone... it’s a family fun event.”

  • Teens at UK in fair condition

    Three Harrison County teens are recovering after a Monday afternoon accident.

    The three boys were on a rough terrain vehicle (RTV) and traveling along the shoulder of U.S. 62. According to Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Dean Hutchison, Bryan Carroll, 13, was driving the Kubota RTV.

    Ronald Hinton, 16, who had a learner’s permit, was westbound on U.S. 62 in a 2001 Chevrolet 3500 one-ton truck pulling a flat-bed trailer.