Today's News

  • 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.

  • Westside fourth graders donate for Christmas

    Forgoing Christmas gifts to one another, Westside Elementary fourth graders decided to give to others in greater need.

    The 60 students collected items for the Food Pantry and the Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter.

    On a school bus early Monday, Dec. 15, they rode to the two locations to personally hand in their Christmas gifts.

    “They were excited about coming,” said Food Pantry volunteer, Marilyn Wash. “Each child came in with a sack or can of food.”

  • Harrison County Middle School maroon team top readers

    The Harrison County Middle School seventh grade Maroon Reading Counts top readers for the first nine weeks include, front row, from left, Harry Smith, Erin Bradford, Samuel Levi, Ellie Ratcliffe, Courtney Brooks, Elijah Reffett, and Dominic Walker; back row, Spencer Covington, Jacob Markley, Trevor Dixon, Zeb Hopkins, Brooklyn Brinker, and Josh Pulliam.

  • Sosbe honored for 28 years with city

    The Cynthiana City Commission honored three individuals at Wednesday evening’s special meeting.

    After serving the city in several different roles totaling 28 years, Larry Sosbe was honored by Mayor Jim Brown and Commissioner Jimmy New.

    New said Sosbe had been instrumental in the building of Joe B. Hall Court (located near the old courthouse), the annual hanging of the Christmas decorations, and the development of the city’s landfill.

  • Gross named governor’s top for DUI busts

    Veteran Cynthiana police officer, Sgt. Wilbur Gross recently earned state recognition for the job he does locally.

    Gross was named the Governor’s Impaired Driving Enforcement Officer for 2008, an award he has received four times. He was first honored in 1998, which was the second year of the program. He also earned recognition in 2002 and 2007.

    Gross said of his 11 DUI arrests during 2008 that no one stood out more than the other.