Today's News

  • Pharmacist receives 8 years in federal prison

    Becky Barnes,

    A former Cynthiana pharmacist will be serving 85 percent of an eight-year prison sentence issued in federal court last week.
    Michael Ingram, 37, entered guilty pleas in July 2017 on 2015 federal indictments that detailed his involvement in conspiracy to distribute Oxycodone and money laundering.

  • Thorobreds return four starters to improve on last year

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Coach Larry Kendall has his 2017-18 version of Harrison County Thorobreds working on improving on last year’s 6-26 record. The Breds were 38th District champions, however, with that record that is never easily achieved.  
    Kendall said he believes that Pendleton County will be the main competition in the 38th District again this year but also said that Nicholas County can never be counted out.

  • Holiday Tree-Shaped Cheese Ball

    3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
    4 cups shredded Cheddar cheese (16 ounces)
    2 tablespoons basil pesto
    1 tablespoon grated onion
    1/4 teaspoon yellow mustard
    Red pepper sauce
    1/4 cup finely chopped parsley or cilantro
    1/4 cup pine nuts or sliced almonds
    2 tablespoons chopped red bell pepper
    Piece of lemon peel, if desired
    Assorted crackers, if desired


  • Donation - Harrison County Retired Teachers Association
  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Nov. 2
    Paper Crafting: Scrapbooking and Card Making. Thursday, Nov. 2 at 11 a.m. Pre-registration is required. Call the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library at 859-234-4881 to register.
    World Explorers. Thursday, Nov. 2 at 4 p.m. for families with children in Pre-K through 1st grade at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Thursday, Nov. 2. at Claysville Store at 10:30 a.m.; Eastside Laundry, 12 p.m.; Suds Laundry, 12:30 p.m.

  • ‘Harvest Hymns’ and random thoughts

    The other day someone congratulated our features editor, Sarah Gatling, on her promotion, which was nice, except she didn’t get a promotion.
    Sarah said if she got a promotion she’d like to be promoted to potentate -- that sounds like a cool thing to be, she said.
    It reminded me of the hymn, “Crown Him With Many Crowns,” in which Jesus is called “the potentate of time,” and also reminded me that a few years ago, Sarah gave me a very old hymnal, copyrighted in 1924, called “Harvest Hymns.”

  • Church Briefs

    A 13-week GriefShare session will be offered for grieving/hurting people who have lost loved ones, on Sundays from 5-7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 302 E. Pike St.
    The sessions are open to the public and can join at any time.
    For more information contact Leona Bell at 859-954-5070, facebook page at Leona Bell GriefShare group, or www.GriefShare.org.


  • HMH now offering patients a new heart failure monitoring solution

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) is now offering a new procedure to patients who have congestive heart failure. The procedure involves a miniaturized, wireless monitoring sensor to manage heart failure (HF). The CardioMEMS HF System is the first and only FDA-approved heart failure monitoring device that has been proven to significantly reduce hospital admissions when used by physicians to manage heart failure.

  • USDA issues safety-net payments to Kentucky farmers

    USDA Kentucky Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Acting Robert W. Finch announces that approximately 32,787 Kentucky farms that enrolled in safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill will receive financial assistance for the 2016 crop year. The programs, known as Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC), are designed to protect against unexpected drops in crop prices or revenues due to market downturns.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    Traffic Cases
    Oct. 19--Sheriff Shain Stephens worked a single-vehicle accident 10 miles east of Cynthiana on U.S. 62 West.  Liecheng Sun was trying to turn left, misjudged a curve, over-corrected, hit a mailbox belonging to Chris Johnson, over-corrected to the right, and swiped a tree. The vehicle overturned onto its passenger side. The driver was not injured.