Today's News

  • New proposed BioPreferred regulation to expand biobased products for federal purchase

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces the publication in the Federal Register of new proposed guidelines for the USDA BioPreferred program that could expand the ability of USDA to designate biobased products for Federal purchase. USDA is proposing to allow for the designation of intermediate ingredients such as fibers, resins, and chemicals so that the products made from them could more easily be designated for preferred Federal procurement.

  • MCTC takes action to help neighbors affected by tornadoes

    In the wake of the tornadoes that damaged parts of our region on March  2, the instructors, staff members, and students of Maysville Community and Technical College set out to help people in need throughout the area as well as those within the college family.  
    The Rowan Campus in Morehead pooled resources to support West Liberty and the surrounding communities with immediate assistance.  

  • Cynthiana woman has fond memories of horse racing

    ‘The sun shines bright on my Old Kentucky home...’
    The simple lyrics of Stephen Foster seem to unite all proud Kentucky lovers but also marks the beginning of the most exciting two minutes in sports.
    The chills it sends down the spines of every proud Kentucky resident only intensifies as it is being performed at Kentucky’s most prestigious tradition... the Kentucky Derby.
    One Kentucky resident recalls some of those proud moments in history spent at the tracks, once as a young spectator and later as an owner.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding April 16, 2012
    Estate of Christine Clifford Bradford, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Raymond P. Purcell, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Paul Tucker, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Richard T. Wilson, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Heights Finance Corporation vs. Kevin Hisle, motion hour; default judgment.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.
    April 18 – At 11:50 a.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 62. Susan Switzer-Perrin was traveling on US 62 when a turkey flew into and broke her windshield.
    April 22 – At 1:54 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 62. Daniel Hurst was attempting to cross US 62 and failed to see a vehicle driven by Timothy Endris and struck him in the rear.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Arrests, citations, warnings
    April 24 -- Bernardo Ramirez, 26, was arrested on Midnight Court and charged with disorderly conduct.
    April 26 -- Daniel R. Gaunce, 30, was arrested on Court Street on a Harrison County warrant for fourth degree assault, domestic violence, minor injury, and violation of a Kentucky emergency protective order (EPO).
    April 26 -- Timothy M. Newkirk, 28, was arrested on Main Street and charged with operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license.

  • P.A.P. (Pick-a-project).
  • Worth of a bird

    I’m not a huge fan of birds.
    One time I told someone birds are the reason God created BB guns and sling shots.
    Kidding. Just kidding. Don’t send me letters.

  • Church News

    OF GOD
    Georgetown Church of God will be hosting a benefit singing on Saturday, May 19 at 10 a.m. There will be various local groups ministering each hour throughout the day.
    The church is located at 121 Spring Court, Georgetown (next door to the Vu Tech factory on the bypass). In case of rain the event will be at 124 Gano Ave., Georgetown.


  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, May 3
    Harrison County Republican Party will meet May 3 at 7 p.m.  at Headquarters located on the corner of Pike and Walnut Street.
    Antique Appraisal. Thursday, May 3 at 6 p.m. with Robert Lake at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Patrons are invited to bring in one item for a free appraisal.
    FRIDAY, May 4
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available May 4 at Cynthiana Baptist Daycare at 10:30 a.m.; Shady Lawn, 11 a.m.; Eastside Laundry, 3 p.m.; Grand Haven, 3:15 p.m.