Today's News

  • Wednesday routine detoured by weather

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    Becky Barnes,

    A day shy of the 20th anniversary of the devastating 1997 flood, Harrison County gets hammered by wind and rain.
    Wednesday morning daylight revealed the intensity of the early morning storm that blew through.
    Trees were reported down from the northern tip of the county at Antioch and east to Salem and west to Tricum-White Oak.

  • Toby and a nose for news

    Honestly, these days it is hard to listen to the news reports. We are all so mad at each other. One side mad because they have less power, the other side mad because those other people are giving them fits about how they are administering their new power. And the cycle continues. Friends find themselves unable to talk about subjects once open, now forbidden, else we offend. My side, your side, whose side, we are all siding and to what effect?

  • NKU deserves better from the state

    Isaac Dailey,
    Guest Columnist

    Since August of 2015, I have been fortunate enough to study at Northern Kentucky University. When I left Cynthiana for college at NKU, I wasn’t sure what to expect. But what I found was a big-city college that still has a small-town feel. I go to class in state-of-the-art buildings, but my professors still know my name.
    I feel fortunate to receive such a wonderful education at NKU, and to serve my fellow students as a Justice for the Student Government Association.

  • Viewpoint

    Hats off to all the city, state and county road crews for their efforts in the early morning hours of Wednesday, clearing debris and scouting out flooded roads.
    These workers are truly our unsung heroes and are responsible for keeping our roads passable, even when none of us should be out there driving.
    Just a day short of the 20th anniversary of the “Great Flood of 1997,” torrential rains and high winds brought  with it a lot of destruction and high water.

  • KCTCS sponsoring survey to identify workforce needs

    The Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) is part of a statewide group sponsoring a Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) survey called Bridging the Talent Gap. The survey will help identify skill shortages in the state. The data gleaned from this survey will assist KCTCS and other education providers to better understand workforce and education needs.

  • Church News

    City on a Hill evening services are held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.; Sunday services are at 10:30 a.m. and at 6 p.m.
    Services are held at the Center at 201 N. Second St., Berry, Ky.
    For more information call 859-954-1573 or 859-954-0579.

    Pauls Ministry Band will perform at Boyd United Methodist Church on Sunday, April 9 at 11 a.m. A potluck meal will be served after the program. Everyone is welcome to attend.


  • His Choice Made You Worthy

    “Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. I am no longer worthy to be called your son; make me like one of your hired servants” (Luke 15:18-19).
    We’ve all heard the story of the prodigal son. He convinced his dad to give him his inheritance so that he could go out into the world and make his mark.  
    He set out ready to take on whatever the world threw at him. The world with all of its seductive charms lured him into a life of recklessness and waste.
    Before long, all his money was gone.

  • Grace Notes
  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    Feb. 14--Dep. Robert Peak served a criminal summons from Harrison District Court to Nicholas A. Florence for intentional breach of compulsory attendance.
    Feb. 17--Dep. Matt Royse made a traffic stop due to expired tags and smelled the odor of marijuana. Mark T. Glascock was arrested and cited with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to wear seat belts, no registration receipt, failure to produce insurance card and no registration plates.

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    Arrests, Citations, Warnings
    Feb. 1 -- Matthew W. Thomas, 27, was arrested on Shaw Lane on charges of criminal mischief-second, resisting arrest, fleeing/evading-second (on foot), and on Court Street on an execution of warrant.
    Feb. 20 -- Johnathan H. Pierce, 22, was issued citations for failure to dim headlights, failure to produce insurance card, and insufficient head lamps while traveling Ky. Hwy. 36 West.
    Feb. 20 -- David K. Bird, 54, was cited on West Pleasant Street for failure to wear seat belt.