Today's News

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Oct. 31, 2016
    Estate of Melvin R. Walters, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of C Gray Barnett, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Richard Wayne Turner, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Christina Waugh, probate hearing; order entered.
    Robynwood Apartments vs. Michael Brown, court trial; sustained by agreement.

  • Harrison Co. school district thinks outside the box with Toyota

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    The Harrison County School District has partnered with Toyota Motor Manufacturing again, this time with an ‘outside-the-box’ leadership training for school personnel in the newly-formed  Harrison County Leadership Academy.
    “We are so excited about what we’ve accomplished so far with this partnership and with what the future holds,” said Harrison County Superintendent of Schools, Andy Dotson.

  • community calendar

    FRIDAY, Nov. 11
    Family Drop-In Veterans Day Program. Friday, Nov. 11 from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.Celebrating Hometown Heroes.
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Nov. 11 at Cynthiana Baptist Daycare at 10:30 a.m.

    SATURDAY, Nov. 12

  • FSA County Committee elections to begin, producers to receive ballots this week

    Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini has announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will begin mailing ballots to eligible farmers and ranchers across the country for the 2016 FSA County Committee elections on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016. Producers must return ballots to their local FSA offices by Dec. 5, 2016, to ensure that their vote is counted.

  • School Menus

    Nov. 14-18
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Choice of: Nutrigran bar with yogurt or cereal or Poptart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Choice of: Breakfast pizza or cereal or Poptart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Choice of: Pancake sausage or cereal or Poptart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Choice of: Biscuit and sausage or cereal or Poptart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.

  • Band competes at state

    Under beautifully sunny and warm skies, the Harrison County High School Marching Thorobreds presented their 2016 Competition field show, “Empire,” at the KMEA State Marching Band Championships on Saturday in Louisville. The band performed at Eastern High School in the semifinals competition and was in ninth place overall, while receiving a Distinguished rating for their performance. The band will travel to Kings High School in Mason, Ohio this Saturday for the Mid-States Band Association Circuit Championships.

  • News briefs

    Rohs Theatre Company
    to hold auditions

    The Rohs Theatre Company will be hosting open auditions for on Nov. 14, 15 and 21 at Rohs Opera House, 133 E. Pike St., from 7-9 p.m. for the spring production of Neil Simon’s The Odd Couple.
    Under the direction of Jody Hendricks, The Odd Couple performances are scheduled for the first two weekends in April. Any questions regarding auditions or performances should be directed to Hendricks by phone (859) 588-8507 or email joe.hendrick1957@icloud.com.

  • Little-known VA benefit available to many veterans

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    According to a Bardstown financial planner a Veteran’s Administration program is available that very few veterans know about.
    Roy Myers of Elder Care Financial Resources, LLC, has been a financial planner for 36 years, and has been an advocate of the little-known “VA Aid and Attendance Pension Benefit” program for eight years.

  • Leaf collection to begin Monday, Nov. 14

    Becky Barnes,

    Brush collection continues this week in Cynthiana with the leaf vacuum scheduled to begin on Monday, Nov. 14.
    Cynthiana Commissioner Jada Griggs reminded the public at Tuesday’s meeting that leaves need to raked or blown to the property owner’s side of the sidewalk, not into the streets.
    She also suggested bagging the leaves for collection or keeping the leaves on the property for composting.

  • Mail down, packages up for USPS

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    “Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the completion of their appointed rounds.” -- Motto inscribed on New York’s James Farley Post office.

    The United States Postal Service is the second largest civilian employer in the United States, behind only Walmart.