Today's News

  • Eighth grade Gold Team Reading Counts 1

    Harrison County Middle School eighth grade Gold Team Reading Counts top readers for the second nine-weeks were: front row, from left, Kim Chesnut, Taylor Martin, Katie Martin, Hannah Thomas, Amber Willis; second row, Alex Kinsey, Taylor Schreiber, Kellsie Kennedy, Rebekah Wilson, Brannan Herrington.

  • Shooting victim released from hospital

    Brian Davis, who was shot last week, has been released from the University of Kentucky Medical Center.
    Davis was airlifted to UK last Tuesday night after sustaining a gunshot wound while on West Mill Street about 8 p.m. Davis was allegedly shot by Andrew Hill, who was picked up by his father and driven to the Cherokee Drive area. When police pulled over the Hills’ vehicle, Andrew allegedly pointed a handgun at Sgt. Wilbur Gross of the Cynthiana Police Department who then shot Andrew Hill. Hill was also airlifted to UK.

  • Raggedy Ann Festival is Saturday

    Break out the red yarn wig, the kitchen apron and the paint for making your nose look like a triangle; it’s time for the 9th annual Raggedy Ann Festival.
    With over 30 different vendors included in this year’s festival, anyone who claims to be a Raggedy Ann lover won’t be sitting at home from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., this Saturday.

  • A. Keller Dam restoration project gets Corps nod

    Dustin Rose admits he had an ulterior motive when he agreed to serve on a committee to improve the A. Keller Dam. Rose is an avid fisherman, and like many local anglers, he wants to see the South Fork of the Licking River between the Terry Dam and A. Keller Dam restored.
    The committee was recently notified that its permit from the Corps of Engineers was approved.
    And now, the wait is on for the river level to fall far enough below the dam so that repairs can begin.

  • Eighth Grade Band

  • Seventh Grade Band

  • Singers spring concert is Sunday

    The Licking Valley Singers look to cheer-up the Spring weather with their performance on Sunday, April 17.
    Since their debut in November 2009, the Licking Valley Singers have tried their best to bring a wellrounded and wide range of music to each performance.
    This spring’s program includes, Danny Boy, Route 66 and The Little Old Lady from Pasadena, in its repertoire.
    The 40-voice choir is under the direction of Karen Bear and accompanied by Dr. Beth Laytart.

  • Seventh Grade Choir

  • New pharmacy to open on U.S. 27 South

    The Cynthiana-Berry-Harrison County Planning Commission has approved a consolidation of three lots on U.S. 27 South, owned by H.A. Jones Properties to accommodate a new business.
    According to Bonnie Skinner, P&Z director, the applicant was H.A. Jones, represented by Shawn Ritchey. Skinner said the commission also approved the development plan, which included the addition of Hometown Pharmacy.
    Michael Ingram, who owns Hometown Pharmacy in Georgetown, will be building a new structure on what was the used car lot at H.A. Jones.

  • Dispatchers honored during national week for telecommunicators

    National Telecom-munications Week is in full swing to honor those who initiate life saving responses during emergency situations.
    Often times, when a person calls 911 and they receive care from EMS or the sheriff’s department, they will write a letter of thanks to the agency for their assistance.
    But what about the people who directed those agencies to the person in need?
    In an effort to recognize 911 dispatchers, the week of April 10-17 has been set aside as National Telecommunications Week.