Today's News

  • Salvation Army to sponsor summer camp June 27-July 2

    The Salvation Army – Harrison County service Unit is sponsoring a summer camp for the youth of Harrison County.  
    The camp is for children 7-12 years old and will take place June 27 to July 2 at the Salvation Army KY-Tenn Division Camp Paradise Valley on Dale Hollow Lake.
    In addition to camp activities of swimming, boating,  hiking, recreational and crafts, the camp will be offering equestrian classes. Horses and trainers from the Asbury University Equestrian Program will be providing instruction on horseback riding.

  • Cedar Ridge receives award

    Cedar Ridge Health Campus recently received a platinum award for customer service at The Trilogy Health Services 2011 spring meeting, held April 13-15.   
    The award was based on customer satisfaction results from a semi-annual survey sent to residents’ family members.
    Cedar Ridge Health Campus  received recognition for its customer satisfaction scores in staff attitude, quality of nursing care, food quality, activity programming and appearance/cleanliness.

  • Connersville hit by tornado Saturday

    The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in the Connersville area Saturday, April 23.
    The month of April has been plagued with storm after storm and seemingly endless rainfall.
    Harrison County residents in the Connersville area got more Saturday morning than they were ready for.
    “I looked outside and all I could see was what looked like brown smoke, like in a dust storm, and a lot of rain,” said Laura Clifford, a resident in the Connersville area.

  • Dirt Dogs
  • Raggedy Ann Festival
  • Swamp People
  • Festival Face Painting

    One Harrison County man is recovering from a gunshot wound to his leg and another is in jail following an early Sunday morning altercation near Robinson.
    Jason Wayne Richardson, 32, is charged with one count of first degree assault and seven counts of first degree wanton endangerment.
    According to Harrison County  Sheriff’s Deputy Dean Hutchison, there were two separate gatherings on Prince Lane: one at 164 and the other at 127.

  • Colleagues remember Hampton’s dedicated service

    Former Cynthiana Mayor Melvin Hampton died Thursday night at his home and he was buried Tuesday. He was 86 years old.
    Hampton served as mayor of Cynthiana for 23 years from 1970 to 1993. The three years prior to his mayoral bid, he served as a city commissioner.
    “Melvin was a good mayor,” said Russell Whalen, who served as a city police judge for 11 years and city commissioner for eight years while Hampton was mayor. “We didn’t have much to work with during that time, but we built the first waste water treatment plant.”

  • Rural Metro makes proposal for ambulance service take over

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court meet for the second time to discuss the proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year Tuesday, April 19.
    Representatives from Rural Metro were present at the meeting to discuss the possibility of taking over the ambulance service in Harrison County.
    The proposed plan by Rural Metro is to purchase the ambulance service from Jim Brown and keep all current employees working under the new company. The employees would also be allowed to keep time that they have in service.