Today's News

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    March 4 – At 9:30 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred on Ky 1032 East about 10 miles from Cynthiana. Daniel Perkins of Ky. 1054 North, was rounding an ice- and snow-covered curve and left the roadway. He hit a treeline and embankment.
    March 5 – At 5:06 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred on US 62 East over eight miles from downtown. Travis Philpot of Cladorbon Drive lost control while exiting a curve, hit a parked car owned by Reginald Verax of Williamstown and struck a guardrail.

  • New Drivers

    Brooklynn Furnish, Autumn Stanfield, Shannon Lovelace, Summer Hill, Breanna Baker, Jacob Honeycutt, Josh Workman, Courtney Newsome, Regan Gorman, Zackeriah Morris, Christopher Woodruff.

  • School Menus

    MONDAY: Sausage gravy and biscuit or cereal and yogurt, juice or fruit, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Mini cinnis or cereal and yogurt, juice or fruit, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal and yogurt, juice or fruit, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Mini pancakes, strawberry splash or cereal and yogurt, fruit, choice of milk.
    FRIDAY: Scrambled egg patty on biscuit or cereal and yogurt, fruit, choice of milk.


  • Four Central Kentucky hospitals partner in heart health

    Bourbon Community Hospital, Bluegrass Community Hospital, Clark Regional Medical Center and Georgetown Community Hospital have partnered to offer Central Kentucky and surrounding areas AngioScreen -- a simple, non-invasive vascular screening designed to provide men and women with information about heart rhythm, neck and leg artery blockage, blood pressure, and body mass index in addition to an overall fitness assessment.

  • HCHS Speech team takes seventh place at the Kentucky High School Speech League competition

    The Harrison County High School Speech and Debate Team competed over the weekend at the annual Kentucky High School Speech League.  
    KHSSL is the oldest high school organization in the state and promotes speech, drama and debate education in Kentucky Schools.  
    The tournament is held every March on the University of Kentucky Campus. This year the tournament hosted 574 students from 53 schools across the state of Kentucky.  

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  • OSHA workshop begins April 2

    Jobs and new work opportunities have finally begun to open up for those who wish a place in the today’s working environment. And workplace safety is critical to those who work in industry. In fact, working safely wherever one might be is a good rule to follow.  
    With this in mind, MCTC/Licking Valley Campus and Kiser Campus is working to offer an OSHA training course that covers improving the skill of recognizing and prevention, concerning safety hazards on the job, as well as an overview of how OSHA works.  

  • Downtown intersections closed for railroad upgrades

    CSX railroad closed three of four intersections with Cynthiana roads to replace rails and ties and perform other upgrades to the intersections.

    The closures were at Bridge, Pleasant, and Oddville streets. Pike Street remains the only open intersection, but it will be closed for repairs once work is done on the other three sections.


    There has been some negative public reaction from the Cynthiana residents, Mayor and City Commissioners who were apparently uninformed of the closures, according to Facebook posts from Mayor James Smith.

  • Hollywood’s O’Donnell gives shout to mother’s Cynthiana roots

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    In yet another demonstration of Harrison County’s growing influence in the entertainment world, actor Chris O’Donnell name-checked the city of Cynthiana and the Rohs Opera House last Thursday morning when he was honored with a star on Hollywood’s famous Walk of Fame.

  • Independent film brings three Cynthiana artists to its ranks

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    It’s been quite a while now that Kentucky has asserted itself as a region where artistry and creativity are cultivated, particularly in the high profile world of the filmmaking industry.