Today's News

  • Dr. Hines relocates to Main Street

    By Kelly McKinney, News writer

    Patients of Cynthiana Vision Center will now be going to a new location.  

    The center moved last month to 308 N. Main St., into the old Kentucky Bank building. 

  • Heritage Council submits ‘more realistic’ estimates for Handy House

    By Kelly McKinney, News writer

    With the fate of Handy House in limbo, members of the Harrison County Heritage Council continue to fight to save the almost 200-year-old home. 

  • Dr. Cooper to chair AMA delegation

    By Kelly McKinney, News writer

    A Cynthiana doctor who calls his practice old-fashioned because of its focus on patients says that his work with organized medicine has been just as important. 

  • Harrison has first same-sex marriage

    By Kelly McKinney, News writer

    Just days after the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, Harrison County has not only issued a marriage license to a same-sex couple, but the couple have already been married.

  • Stricter heroin law stiffens penalty

    By Kelly McKinney, News writer

    The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office is putting new heroin legislation to use in its efforts to get heroin traffickers off the streets. 

  • Community Calendar 7-2-15

    THURSDAY, July 2
    Community Hero Job Fair. Thursday, July 2 at 2 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library for grades 6th-12th and speak with Dr. Stephen Moses, firefighter Joey Nelson and Trooper Jones about their careers.

    FRIDAY, July 3
    Wedco Holiday Closing. Wedco District will be closed on Friday, July 3 in observance of the 4th of July.

  • Church News 7-2-15

    Calvary Assembly of God will host a Princess Tea on July 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church (across from the high school). Have fun, lunch and prizes with your favorite princess.
    Cost is $10 and the proceeds will be used to pay off the church debt.

    Faith Pentecostal Church will hold a singing on Sunday, July 5 at the church. Anointed will be perform in concert. Services start at 6 p.m. Come join in for some great Southern Gospel music.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Rex Mitchell Letcher, May 8, son of Tim and Traci Letcher; Mason Marshall Smiley, May 22, son of Terry and Stacy Smiley.
    A fire levels Benson United Methodist Church, Kelat. The fire was cause by a lightning strike. The church was 129 years old and was dedicated in January 1877. It was a plain frame structure made of poplar. In 1898 the cupola and vestibule were added and a basement was put under the building in 1948.

  • Liars' pants should really be on fire

    I don’t know about you, but I hate being lied to.
    A few weeks ago we drove to Tampa, which is about 70 miles from where we live. That same day, we needed to go to Port Charlotte, which is south of Tampa.
    How far south, you ask?
    Well, according to the “distance between two cities” online calculator I used, Port Charlotte is 70 miles south of Tampa.
    Except the calculator lied.
    We drove and drove and drove and about 110 miles later got to Port Charlotte.
    I hate being lied to.

  • Food preservation workshop coming to Harrison County Aug. 11-13

    Few things taste better than fresh-picked produce. Harrison County residents can savor the flavor of summer’s bounty throughout the year and save money on groceries by preserving fresh fruits and vegetables.
    The University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service is teaching community members how to properly preserve a variety of foods by offering free food preservation workshops across the state.