Today's News

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report




    Dec. 27 at 5:50 p.m. -- non-injury, US 62 W, Timothy McNees, 41, Berry, driving a 2004 Chevrolet Express, struck a deer.

    Dec. 23 at 3:42 p.m. -- non-injury, US 62 East, June C. Sims, 79, Mt. Olivet, driving a 2000 Buick Century.

    Dec. 23 at 3:38 p.m. -- non-injury, Ky 1284, Anthony B. Barnes, 19, Cynthiana, driving a 2006 Chevrolet Aveo.

    Dec. 23 at 3:17 p.m. -- injury, US 27, Natasha Davis, 25, Cynthiana, driving a 1999 Buick Le Sabre.

  • Ashton Journey Preston

    Ashton Journey Preston

    Ashton Journey Preston was born to Leslie Gayle Preston and Charles David Guy Jr. of Cynthiana on Oct. 17, 2008 at Georgetown Community Hospital, Georgetown. He weighed 6 lbs. 14 oz., and is welcomed by his brother Hunter Lee Ruegor.

    Maternal grandparents are Dorothy and Curtis Preston Jr. of Cynthiana.

    Paternal grandparents are Sue (Jackie) Lemons of Cynthiana, and Charles Guy of Nicholas County, Ky.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Justin Kirby Brown, Jan. 6, son of John Kirby and Terri Roth Brown; Cheyenne Marie Brumagen, Jan. 7, daughter of Tracey and Tina Brumagen; Weston Scott Fowler, Jan. 5, son of Steven and Whitney Fowler; Nathanael J Taylor, Nov. 28, son of Bernice Ann and Dale Taylor.

  • Cynthiana Police Report


    Case reports

    Dec. 9 – At 8:40 p.m., Rachel M. Thompson, Hillside Drive, reported that while she was at her boyfriend’s house, someone entered her apartment and took $21 in rolled pennies, her Social Security card and a blank check.

    Dec. 9 – At 10:48 p.m., police were called to Harrison Memorial Hospital where an individual was intoxicated. The subject left the scene on foot after crashing a car into an embankment. He was found at Hillside Drive, arrested and charged with DUI and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.



    Jacqueline M. Young, Stephanie Latasha Sons, Spencer Aubrey, Nicholas Whitaker, and Duncan T. Bell.

  • Some plants provide winter interest with berries

    This December has been a cold one thus far. I don’t mind a gloomy day here or there, I actually find them some what restorative. Too many in a row, though, can be sort of depressing. 

    We all say we want winter interest, but sometimes we forget about it once spring rolls around and we get excited about a new season. Have you selected things that will capture your eye in January? 

  • Church Briefs


    “The Hour of Power” Radio Ministry, aired weekly on Saturday mornings on 90.7 FM (The Wind), at 10-11 a.m.

    The Rev. Don Fryman will bring a message each week along with special music by various singers across Harrison County and surrounding counties.


    Watch-Night services will be held Dec. 31 at 8 p.m. at Union Baptist Church. Special singing by the Bluegrass Gospel  Travelers, Kathy Hess, Don Powell, Thunder Ridge, and special guest Ashley Simpson.

    Everyone is welcome to attend.


  • A’shaelyn Blaine Veandric Cummins

    A’shaelyn Blaine Veandric Cummins

    A’shaelyn Blaine Veandric Cummins was born to Stormi Cummins and Jonathan ‘Bud’ Mackey on Nov. 14, 2008 at Georgetown Community Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs. 4.5 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Vesta Cummins and the late Blaine Cummins; maternal great-grandparents are Rose Stone and Amos Penney, and the late Artie Custard and the late William Cummins.

    Paternal grandmother is Erica Mackey; paternal great-grandparents are Mattie Mackey and the Rev. Earl Mackey.

  • Breds look to ice Polar Bears in classic

    The Harrison County Thorobreds were scheduled to battle the host Bracken County Polar Bears Tuesday afternoon to round out the First National Bank Holiday Classic.

    Prior to the Bracken County match-up, the Thorobreds had claimed one victory in three outings in the classic.

    On Friday, Dec. 26, the Breds fell short against Lewis County, 72-68.

    The Thorobreds had five players in double figures, but the outcome still left HCHS lagging behind.

  • EMT’s stolen truck found at A. Keller

    Two Nicholas County men are under arrest after a series  of alleged unlawful activities early Saturday morning.

    Paul Douglas Jolly, 46, and Doug Hunt, 32, remain in the Montgomery County Detention Center on charges of theft by unlawful taking of a vehicle. The stolen vehicle was dumped into the Licking River in Harrison County at A. Keller.

    Jolly and Hunt were in close proximity of the Nicholas County Fire Department around 3:30 a.m. when firefighters were called to a house fire in the county.