Today's News

  • Woman’s Club holds September luncheon

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met on Friday, Sept. 11 at Hospice of the Bluegrass.
    Cheryl Case presided over the meeting. Case welcomed members and guests. She introduced her guest Reba Fuller and Georgia McCauley who was a guest of Violet Williams.  
    Shelia Jameson offered the blessing of the meal. The luncheon was catered by Layne Tussey. She served tomato stuffed with chicken salad, pasta salad and derby pie.  

  • O’Reilly Auto Parts has opened in Cynthiana

    O’Reilly Auto Parts (NASDAQ: ORLY) has announced the opening of its store in Cynthiana at 775 US 27 South.
    The store will be celebrating its grand opening that will run Sept. 16 - 29. As part of the grand opening celebration, there will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, Sept. 25, at 11 a.m.
    Store Manager Larry Jones, on behalf of the entire company, will present a $200 check to the food bank. O’Reilly Auto Parts is honored to be a part of such a worthwhile organization.

  • Cynthiana girl turns 100 on Sept. 17

    Julia Mae Carr was born in Harrison County on Sept. 17, 1915, to Julius Coleman Carr and Dora Lea Marshall.  
    She had an older sister, Mary Blanche Carr Ravenscraft, and a younger brother, Julius Coleman Carr Jr. Her family farmed both in Bourbon and Harrison counties.  
    Julia attended Ewalts Crossroad School. The last family farm was in Harrison County on Hicks Pike near Cynthiana.  

  • Community Safety Day at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport

    The Community Safety Day was held Sunday, Sept. 13. Participating in the event were the Cynthiana Fire Department, Cynthiana Police Department, Browns EMS, Harrison County Search and Rescue and Air Methods. On display was a 1917 Curtiss JN-4 Biplane and a 1992 WACO YMF5C Super. Kids attending the event were given free plane rides and lots of goodies from the first responders.

  • School Menus

    MONDAY: Choice of: Mini French toast sticks or cereal or Pop-Tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Choice of: Breakfast pizza or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Choice of: Biscuit and sausage or cereal or Pop-Tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Choice of: Mini pancakes or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    FRIDAY: Choice of: Chocolate chip oatmeal bar with yogurt or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.

  • National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week is Sept. 21-26

    Sept. 21-26, 2015 is being recognized as National Adult Education and Family Literacy week. In addition to this national celebration, Harrison County’s adult education center has plans of its own. During a signing ceremony on Sept. 11, County Judge-Executive Alex Barnett proclaimed this week “Harrison County Adult Education Week”.

  • Sports beat

    Soccer Breds lose
    at Franklin County Tuesday
    The Harrison County Soccer Thorobreds dominated the second half Tuesday night at Franklin County but could not score in a 1-0 loss to the Flyers.  
    The Flyers (6-3) scored in the first half near the midway point when an unmarked man scored from about 10 feet out from a wing pass.  
    The Breds played a decent first half with the one miscue but that was enough for the Franklin County win.  

  • Property Transfers

    Ronald Eugene Hazelbaker Jr. to Oscar D. Vandy and Sandra V. Vandy, property on Gasser Road, $130,000.
    Quit Claim Deed: Kevin Aloysius Meyer and Ann Meyer to Kevin Aloysius Meyer and Ann Meyer and Kevin A. Meyer Jr., property on Friendship and Corinth Pike, $1.
    Harold Beverly and Jean R. Beverly to Amanda Ford, property on Connersville-Leeslick Road, $135,000.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Sept. 7 -- At 6:12 p.m. a non-injury accident occurred on Martin Road 15 miles north of Cynthiana. Larry W. Clark of Ragtown Road reported to officers that he was coming around the curve in the wrong lane when he met with another vehicle. The vehicles struck on the front left bumper of both vehicles. The second vehicle was driven by Douglas Harris of Martin Road. Clark was arrested and charged with DUI.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Sept. 10, 2015
    Donald Angle, 1978, probation revocation hearing; dismiss without prejudice.
    David L. Darby II, preliminary hearing; flagrant non-support; dismiss without prejudice.