Today's News

  • Reunions

    The Richardson, Franklin and Ritchie reunion will be held Saturday, July 8, 2017, at the Richardson home place on Peak Lane.
    Meat and utensils furnished, bring covered dish and drink. Lunch served at 12. For information call 859-954-8337 or 859-298-2001.

  • Reunions

    HCHS CLASS OF 1967
    The Harrison County High School Class of 1967 will hold their 50th class reunion on Aug. 19 from 6-11 p.m. at The Hilton Garden Inn in Georgetown, Ky.
    Tickets are $45 per person. Deadline for ticket payment is June 30. Make checks to HC Class of 1967, in care of Wanda Gaunce, 436 Colony Drive, Cynthiana, KY 41031.

  • Reunions

    HCHS CLASS OF 1972
    The Harrison County Class of 1972 will hold its 45-year reunion on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, from 6:30 to 11 p.m. at Ashford Acres Inn, 1801 KY 36 East,  Cynthiana. The cost is $25 per person with an Aug. 1 deadline to pay. No money will be accepted at the door. There will be no refunds after Aug. 10. Payment may be sent to JoLynn Perraut, 2975 New Lair Road, Cynthiana 41031 or dropped off to Becky Paynter at the old courthouse on Main Street.

  • Swinfords to celebrate 50th anniversary

    Charles M. ‘Doc’ Swinford and Donna Burton Swinford will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 5, 2017.
    They have five children: Greg (Marilyn) Swinford, Steve (Regina) Swinford, Allen Moody (Tammy) Swinford, Kevin (Tina) Sullivan and Heather Swinford (Jimmy) Morris. They also have eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
    They were married on July 5, 1967. The ceremony was performed by Pastor Merle Farnsworth at the home of Donna’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Burton Sr. of Lawrenceburg, Ky.

  • Barnacles on plants are lichens

    Have you ever gotten blamed for something you haven’t done?  Most of us have experienced this and it is a dreadful feeling.  Well, there are a great many things we blame erroneously on one thing or another, and lichens are one of them. Lichens, often described as barnacles by worried gardeners, usually show up on woody plants after some sort of thinning or decline has occurred.  They are not the problem only the result of a change in the plant’s environment.

  • CHS Alumni Banquet welcomes 130 classmates

    The Cynthiana High School Alumni Banquet was held Saturday, June 24 at Cheers with 130 in attendance.
    President Dolly Ritchie, Class of 1956, called the gathering together. The invocation was given by Mary Lou Buckner Barnes, Class of 1957. A delicious dinner was served by Layne Tussey Catering. The Cynthiana Police Department Explorers served the meal.

  • News Briefs

    Applications available
    for cost-share program
    The Harrison County Conservation District is accepting applications for the 2017 Gateway/Barn Access Erosion Control Program, deadline to apply is June 30, 2017.  
    The purpose of the gateway/barn access erosion program is to assist landowners with the necessary means to repair gateways and barn entrances to reduce degradation, soil erosion and pollution.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    Judge Heather Fryman
    presiding June 21, 2017
    Amanda M. Harrod vs. Brenton A. Harrod, motion hour; motion to transfer - case transferred to Pendleton County; separation agreement shall be followed.
    Melissa Jayne Hill vs. Mark Dewayne Hill, review; in compliance, close case, remand.
    Dustin Tyrel Allen vs. Nikki Tinikki Howard, motion hour; motion to withdraw granted.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding June 19, 2017
    Estate of Betty Jean King, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Randy Northcutt vs. Karry Beach, court trial; forcible detainer sustained, order entered.
    Randy Northcutt vs. Jessica Collins, court trial; forcible detainer sustained, order entered.
    Ana Mae Brooks vs. Geneva Dixon, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    Case reports
    May 23 -- At 5:12 p.m., police received a complaint regarding debris that had been dumped on the back of her property on Cladorbon Drive. Shirley Roberts said an individual who was mowing her property discovered the debris.
    May 24 -- At 12:03 a.m., police were called to 203 Hinkston Ave. for an alleged drug overdose. Brown EMS was able to provide life-saving care. The woman was transported to Harrison Memorial Hospital.