Today's News

  • January named National Radon Action Month

    Radon Causes 100 Times More Deaths than Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: EPA Launches National Radon Action Month

    Did you know?

    •Breathing home indoor radon causes nearly 100 times more deaths each year than carbon monoxide poisoning.

    •Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer behind smoking.

    •Some 20,000 people will die this year due to breathing too much radon without even knowing it.

  • New Drivers


    Jonathan Embry and Polly Whalen.

  • Sports Beat

    Breds 2009 Football schedule released

    Paris High School, tradition-rich over the past 30 years, but win-starved in the last five, will be returning to the Harrison County High School football schedule for the 2009 grid campaign. The Greyhounds will be the Thorobreds opponent for the first game that will be played at the new HCHS football field on Sept. 4.

  • Thanks for Recipe for Reading

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  • Pawley named Chamber of Commerce's Artist of the Month

    Joe Pawley is the Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce’s December Artist of the Month. His art form is metal sculpture, which he creates using various processes of welding. Joe has been a Welding Instructor for the Harrison County ATC for seven years. During that time, he has instructed many local and neighboring counties’ students in both basic and advanced welding processes.

  • Holiday season can be tough for those still grieving

    By Mary McKenzie, Hospice grief counselor

    As the holidays surround us, the absence of a loved one continues to remind us that it is not going to be the same this year. Even though it has been in the back of our minds; it really was so far away, and now it is here. Holiday grief contains elements of dread. 

  • Christmas at Bullard

    Lisa Sutton helps load trucks with toys Wednesday afternoon at Bullard. Employees of the factory donated over 230 toys to the Harrison County Volunteer Fire Department for the Cynthiana-Harrison County Community Christmas Project.

  • HCHS and staff missed by past administrator

    To the people of Harrison County and the employees of the Harrison County School System:

  • Cynthiana Police Report


    Arrests, citations, warnings

    Dec. 4 -- Briana Beagle, 17, was cited for leaving the scene of an accident or to render assistance on Water Street.

    Dec. 4 -- Edwin D. Cummins, 32, was cited on Hillside Drive for criminal trespassing third degree.

    Dec. 4 -- Autumn N. Adkins, 23, was cited for criminal trespassing at Walmart.

    Dec. 5 -- Brittany F. Hudgins, 20, was issued a warning on Waterworks Road for speeding.

    Dec. 5 -- James R. Litman, 24, was issued a warning on KY 356 for speeding.

  • Harrison County Circuit Court


    Judge Robert McGinnis

    presiding Dec. 2, 2008


    Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. vs. Donald Baker, motion hour; (motion to approve Master Commissioner’s final report), approved.

    Chase Home Finance Inc. vs. William Allen Butcher, motion hour; (motion to execute amended deed), order, deed approved.

    The Cit Group/Consumer Finance Inc. vs. James Martin, motion hour; (motion confirming sale, taking credit and ordering deed), sustained order, deed approved.