Today's News

  • Annual Saturday in Carlisle festival to be held Sept. 24

    Saturday in Carlisle plans have come together for this fall, and the annual festival, right in the center of The Little Town with the Big Heart, will take place Sept. 24.
    The Carlisle Rotary Club, Whitaker Bank of Carlisle, Woodmen of the World, the Carlisle Courier, and Attorney Peter Newberry are sponsoring another day of fun and activities along Main Street and in and around the Nicholas County Courthouse yard for the entire family.
    More than 50 vendor booths will be open throughout the day.

  • Fryman-McVey to wed Sept. 24

    Cameron Fryman, along with his grandparents, James and Tammy Fryman of Cynthiana, announces the forthcoming marriage of his mother, Brandi Autumn Fryman, to Randall Alan McVey, son of Glen and Mary Abney of Paris, Ky.
    Fryman is a 2002 graduate of Harrison County High School and received her photography certificate from the New York Institute of Photography in 2007. She is employed as a receptionist at Dan Cummins Chevrolet in Paris.
    McVey is a 1986 graduate of Woodford County High School. He is employed as the produce manager at Ken’s in Paris.

  • HCHS Marching Band
  • 4-H Class Champion
  • Smiles and giggles

    Big Feet, little feet. After participating in the Born to Run Race, Brittany Thomas found the endurance to give her cousin Hunter Hill a ride during the Little Feet Big Feet race at the Taste of Harrison County Saturday morning.

  • Investigators offer reward in suspected arson cases

    Two Harrison County fires have investigators offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arsonist’s arrest and indictment.
    Kentucky State Police arson investigator Curtis Combs is continuing his investigation on two fires that he is confident were arson.
    On July 26, the home of Lewis J. Mastin, located at 3611 Grays Run, was reported to be on fire.
    The fire was reported around 3 p.m. and was still being fought late that same night. All contents of the home were lost along with a vehicle parked near the house and a small tractor.

  • Commission says ‘no’ to 4% increase

    The Cynthiana City Commission’s decision to not pass a 4 percent tax increase elicited applause from the small audience on Tuesday evening.
    The increase, if it had been approved, would have generated 4 percent more than last year’s taxes.
    Commissioner Billy Grayson made the motion to accept the compensating tax rate plus 4 percent. Although the motion was seconded by Mayor Steve Moses, those were the only supporting votes.

  • Grubs not always the culprit when it comes to lawn problems

    By Jeneen Wiche, Columnist
    Whenever brown patches or dead spots appear in the lawn we are quick to suspect a grub infestation. This is not always the case though, in fact, contemporary lawn care routines may be more to blame than you realize.  
    Some lawn care habits encourage disease and/or make your lawn more desirable to Japanese beetles and masked chafer beetles, both of which deposit the eggs that grow into grubs.
    The most common disease for lawns around here is brown patch (which is sometimes blamed on grubs).  

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Sept. 1, 2011
    Linda Sue Harwood vs. Daren Wilson’s Auto Repair, court trial; motion to continue denied.
    Christopher G. Combs, 1984, preliminary hearing; 2 counts wanton endangerment-first degree; probable cause found, bound over to grand jury.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.
    Sept. 8 – At 8:45 a.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 62. Victoria Martin was traveling on US 62 and lost control in a curve and hit a guardrail.