Today's News

  • Sports beat

    Thorobreds football team reports Friday
    The Harrison County High School football Thorobreds will report for the first day of practice Friday at 5 p.m. at the weight room. Equipment will be given out at this time. Practice is in shorts and helmets for the first 17 days as the players get acclimated to the weather conditions. The heat index is watched and practice is held only during permissible conditions according to KHSAA guidelines.

  • Downtown gets new signs

    The city of Cynthiana used TEA-21 grant money for improving the 200 Block South Main Street area. The improvments included new signs, sidewalks and landscaping.

    The project was started several years ago through the Renaissance Program.

  • Harrison County Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding July 5, 2011
    Thomas Clifton, 1968, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; admission to allegations, 5 year sentence previously probated is imposed.
    Joshua Fryman, 1981, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; 3 year sentence imposed.
    Keith Harwood, 1984, sentencing; trafficking controlled substance (first degree) first offense; 7 year sentence imposed, probation denied.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    he following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.

    July 6 – At 5:55 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on KY1054. Raenell Ward was traveling in a sharp curve and lost control and exited the road and traveled over an embankment.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Citations, Warnings, Arrests
    July 1 -- Larry R. Nolan, 22, was arrested on North Main Street and charged with arson first degree.
    July 1 -- Timothy D. Wiley, 22, was issued a citation for no registration receipt and no registration plates on Riverside Drive.
    July 1 -- Samantha J. Sanders, 24, was issued a citation for failure to wear seat belts and failure to notify address change to the Department of Transportation on South Walnut Street.
    July 1 -- Della N. Hogg, 28, was cited on US 27 South for operating on suspended or revoked operators license.

  • Laytart-Peterson wed in double-ring ceremony

    Rebecca Jane Laytart and Paul David Peterson were united in marriage on May 14, 2011, at the home of the bride’s parents.
    Terry Cracraft, uncle of the bride, officiated the double ring ceremony. Raychel Laytart served as maid of honor and Wayne Miller, friend of the groom, served as best man.
    Laytart is the daughter of Donald and Andrea Laytart of Cynthiana. She is a graduate of Maysville Community and Technical College.
    Peterson is the son of Joe and Gayle Peterson of Paris. He is employed by 3M Company in Cynthiana.

  • Grinstead-Muntz exchange vows

    Malcolm and Jane Grinstead announce the marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Lane, to William Bradley Muntz, son of Donald and Mary Russell Muntz. They were united in marriage June 18 at the home of the bride’s parents by the Rev. Patrick Whyte, pastor of Cynthiana Baptist Church.
    After a honeymoon trip to Hawaii, the bride and groom returned to Cynthiana where they will reside.

  • Westside Elementary principal selected for executive leadership training

    Jon Hoskins, principal of Westside Elementary School, Harrison County, is among 48 Kentucky school leaders who are receiving executive-level leadership training at an institute funded by the state’s business community through the Kentucky Chamber Foundation and a grant from the AT&T Foundation.
    “I am very excited about this opportunity and look forward to learning as much as I possibly can while I’m there.  Even more, I am eager to bring what I learn back to Westside,” said Hoskins.

  • Mitchell-Harrington plan July 30 wedding

    Marilyn Marie Mitchell of Cynthiana, and Michael Shane Harrington of Cynthiana, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    The wedding will take place on July 30, 2011 at 6 p.m. at Mt. Hope Church in Cynthiana. A reception will take place at the home of Michael Harrington and Diane Harrington.
    Mitchell is the daughter of Cindy Marie Mitchell and Marion Henny Jr. II of Carlisle, Ky. She is a 2008 graduate of Nicholas County High School, Carlisle.

  • Bradfords to be honored with reception July 23

    The children and grandchildren of Roy and Billie Bradford of Cynthiana, announce their golden anniversary gathering. The couple will be married 50 years on July 16.
    A celebration honoring the Bradfords will be held Saturday, July 23 from 2-5 p.m. at Connersville Christian Church. The cutting of the cake will be at 3 p.m. No formal invitations will be sent but all family and friends are invited to attend. The couple requests no gifts.