Today's News

  • National arts figure to teach at local college workshop

    One might think Cynthiana and Harrison County are a bit off the beaten path for a nationally recognized innovator and leader who is responsible for a brand new movement in this country.

    We might be off the beaten path, but Frank X Walker, founder of the nationally recognized, Affrilachian Movement is coming to town. Through his hard work and networking skills, he has brought a strong spotlight to poetry excellence for Appalachian sources and most particularly as created by African American artists.

  • New drivers


    Eric J. Sanders, Erica N. Bond, Andie Mariah McClean, Franklin Kinney, William R Durbin, David A. Wiglesworth, Hannah Coomer, Justin Cifford and Kati Barnes.

  • Whalen second at Grant Co. tourney

    Harrison County senior golfer Polly Whalen appears to have her game rounding into form at just the right time.  With the regional tournament just three weeks away, Whalen had another solid finish last weekend in a one-day tournament.

    Whalen carded a 78 on Saturday at the Eagle Creek Golf Club in Crittenden, good enough for a second place finish in the 65-player field in the Grant County Classic.

  • Shared voices

    Karen Bear began singing when she was 12 years old.

    “I fell in love with Barbra Streisand...” Bear said. “I would sing for hours to her records.”

    Bear’s love for music and singing led to a degree in voice performance and music education and 20 years as a choral director.

    And Bear will soon share her vocal training and choral directing experience with the community as the director of The Licking Valley Singers.

  • Calendar

    THURSDAY, Sept. 17

    Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The program will be a video of the history of the Cynthiana Fire Department with special guests and input from the CFD. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

    FRIDAY, Sept. 18

    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Sept. 18 in Robynwood Heights from 2-3 p.m.

    SATURDAY, Sept. 19

  • Buena Vista Store damaged by fire

    A Buena Vista landmark was severely damaged by fire last week.

    About 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15, Harrison County firefighters were dispatched to a fire at the Buena Vista store. Ilan Bear was passing the store when he saw smoke and called 911.

    Chief Charles Carson said that three of the county fire district’s trucks were at the Harrison County Fair on stand by for a tractor pull. Two additional trucks were on their way to Grant County on a mutual aid call.

  • Harrison Family Court


    Judge David Melcher

    presiding Aug. 5, 2009


    Jacqueline Yvonne Barker vs. Kenneth Ray Barker II, motion hour; transfer to Scott County.


    Crystal Karen Moore vs. Jerry Wayne Clifford Jr., motion hour; (motion to amend), completed anger management, dismissed.

    David Lee Clem vs. Artie Annabeth Price, domestic violence; one year non-contact by agreement.

    Donna Sue Buenrostro vs. Feliciano Juaro Buenrostro, domestic violence; re-issue EPO.

  • Reminder of MILC Production start month selection policy

    Producers who participate in the MILC Program in FY 2009, designated on CCC-580, the month CCC shall begin issuing payments to the dairy operation. The production start month designated on the CCC-580 with the County Office will remain the same for succeeding FY’s throughtout the duration of the MILC program, if the production start month is never modified by the producers in the dairy operation.

  • Commission to hear both sides of zone change issue

    The Cynthiana City Commission will hear arguments Tuesday in favor of and against a proposed zone change at the Business Park.

    Approved by the Cynthiana-Harrison County-Berry Joint Planning Commission, the zone change will allow the corner lot of the Business Park, formerly zoned light industrial, to be zoned heavy industrial.

    The zone change is being proposed in conjunction with the Economic Development Authority’s negotiations with United Propane Gas.

  • Harrison County Circuit Court


    Judge Robert McGinnis

    presiding Aug. 4, 2009


    Farmers National Bank vs. Robert A. Hudgins, motion hour; (motion to confirm report), approved.

    Harrison County, Kentucky vs. Roger Garrett, motion hour; re-noticed.

    Chase Home Finance LLC vs. Donna L. Cooper, motion hour; sustained order.

    Kentucky Bank vs. Unknown heirs of Dallas H. Tackett (deceased), motion hour; (motion to confirm report), approved.