Today's News

  • Community Calendar 9-17-15

    THURSDAY, Sept. 17
    Autumn Home Decor Craft. Thursday, Sept. 17 at 10 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. All materials will be provided. This program is for adults. Pre-registration is appreciated.
    Magic Treehouse Book and Activity Club. Thursday, Sept. 17 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Will be discussing and doing activities based on the book Pirates Past Noon by Osborne. Pre-registration is appreciated.

    FRIDAY, Sept. 18

  • God's kingdom is full of failures

    Once again it’s time for a mumbo jumbo, bits of odds and ends column filled with random thoughts and various things I’ve found and have been saving that are too short for a full-length column yet too good not to use. I hope there will be something helpful to you.
    •In a sermon at the church in Tampa we often visit, the pastor talked about fear, a subject I am well acquainted with, although I’m much better than I was.

  • Church News 9-17-15

    The Story-Believe is a church-wide spiritual growth experience for all ages, taking each person on a journey, showing how to think, act, and be more like Jesus. The format is flexible, consisting of an introduction and three 10-week modules revealing the key beliefs, practices and virtues of a Christ-follower. The accompanying age-appropriate cirricula, as well as a rich assortment of printed and digital tools, make this a powerful church-wide discipleship program.

  • Activity-filled months ahead for Harrison County

    WANTED: Your help!
    Between now and the end of the year, things are going to be hopping in Cynthiana.
    We have two new ladies in leadership roles for getting and keeping Cynthiana on track.
    Karey Mattox Riddell has taken over The Main Street Program with the resignation of Emily Ammerman.
    And Tomi Jean Dailey Clifford officially started as the Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce executive director on Monday. I say “officially” because she hit the ground running even before her first day in the office.

  • Frankfort Focus

    With Labor Day behind us and cooler temperatures on the way, it finally feels like fall is here, even if the calendar tells us we still have about another week to go.
    For our farmers, the harvest season is where months of hard work and hopefully good luck with the weather pays off.   While significant rainfall earlier in the year made it difficult at times, there are encouraging signs that our crops are largely following their traditional trends.

  • Vehicle plows into Custom Cuts Barber Shop


  • Fiscal court comes close to voting on Handy House

    Kelly McKinney,
    News Writer

    After months of being in limbo, the fate of the Handy House came close to being voted on by the Harrison County Fiscal Court on Tuesday.
    The vote on a motion to proceed with demolition of the home was put off, however, after former Cynthiana Mayor Virgie Wells asked the fiscal court not to take action on the issue on Tuesday, citing the absence of Harrison County Heritage Council chair Marilyn Bell.

  • Chance to get a ‘Taste of Harrison County’ is this Saturday


  • Deputy: Man chased woman with loaded shotgun

    Kelly McKinney,
    News Writer

    A Cynthiana woman was reportedly chased by her mother’s drunk boyfriend brandishing a loaded shotgun, and was punched by him.
    Harrison County Sheriff’s deputy Robert Peak responded to a 911 call a little before 11 p.m. Sept. 1 from Tabatha Tekulva.
    Tekulva reported that Melesio Tello, 35, was pointing a loaded shotgun at her, and was chasing her around the yard with it.

  • News briefs

    Bridge deck restoration
    KY 3016, Harrison County – The bridge over the south fork of the Licking River will be closed to through traffic for a bridge deck restoration project which started Wednesday, Sept. 9.
    A signed detour will be in place. The estimated completion is Sept. 25, 2015.