Today's News

  • Fire restores prairie, eliminates thatch left over from winter

    Back in 2007 we installed a 5-acre tall-grass prairie with assistance from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Habitat Improvement Program.  
    Each year they assist a number of landowners in various ways that improve habitat, prevent erosion and protect waterways. Basically, you do the work but they supply you with the materials needed to get the job done.  

  • Marriage Licenses

    Jeanette Marie Duckworth, 34, and Chelsea Giles Hendricks, 28, married April 5, 2017.
    Donna Sue Buenrostro, 44, and Manolo Pena Moran, 45, married April 6, 2017.
    Caitlin Marie Sifford, 28, and Blake Roger Vallandingham, 25, married April 11, 2017.
    Miriam Joyce Yoder, 22, and Silas Nissley Martin, 27, married April 7, 2017.

  • Northside students will perform Disney’s Aladdin this weekend

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    Northside Elementary School will put on three performances of the Disney musical Aladdin this weekend.
    Two performances will be held on Friday, April 28, the first in front of the student body at 1:30 and the second at 6:30. The final performance will be on Saturday, April 29 at 10:30 a.m. Admission for the play will be $1 per person.
    Aladdin is set in the middle-eastern  town of Agrabah and is a fanciful love-story with plenty of intrigue.

  • HMH Auxiliary
  • Church News

    City on a Hill evening services are held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.; Sunday services are at 10:30 a.m. and at 6 p.m.
    Services are held at the Center at 201 N. Second St., Berry, Ky.
    For more information call 859-954-1573 or 859-954-0579.

    Lay Witness Outreach Program
    Tune in on Saturday mornings to 90.7 fm radio from 8-9:30 a.m. for the Lay Witness Outreach Program. We take song and prayer requests.
    Call 1-800-772-9458 or 1-800-PRAY 4 KY.

    Harrison County Hymn Sing

  • Fireflies can help control garden pests

    By Jessica Sayre, County extension agent for Horticulture
    Fireflies evoke memories of a childhood chase. You’d catch one in your hand and wait to see the flickering light and then moments later, release it unharmed and watch it fly away.

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    Arrests, citations, warnings
    April 16 -- Rocky L. Arthur, 50, was arrested at 323 New Lair Road and charged with public intoxication, excluding alcohol.
    April 16 -- Brittney J. Lewis, 27, was arrested on a Fayette County warrant.
    April 19 -- Billy G. Combs, 57, was arrested at 208 Fifth St. and charged with first-degree criminal mischief, first-degree wanton endangerment and second-degree disorderly conduct.
    April 19 -- Jeffery L. Reed, 26, was arrested on two Harrison County warrants.

  • Clean hands and pure hearts

    As a Christian, I have a longing desire to grow in my knowledge of God. I never want to come to a point in my life when I can look back on times past and say that I was closer to Him then than I am now.
    I have sadly witnessed so many individuals in my life that seemed to have had a more intimate relationship with Christ years ago than they do at present.
    In my quest to have a deeper relationship with God, I find that few requirements are more important than purity of heart.  

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    March 23--Dep. Robert Peak served a criminal summons from Harrison District Court to Starla R. Shields for intent to defraud to obtain benefits, under $10,000.
    April 12--Dep. Lance Hutchison served  criminal summons from Harrison District Court to Quintana Palmer for receiving stolen property (firearm).
    April 13--Sep. Wayne Fryman served a criminal summons from Harrison District Court to Elizabeth Williams for theft by unlawful taking.

  • A ‘Beatles’ stage performance this weekend

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    The Licking Valley Singers will channel their best versions of John, Paul, George and Ringo at two performances this weekend at the Cynthiana Baptist Church.
    Joining the LVS will be members of the Harrison County High School Chorus for The Fab 4--A Beatle’s Tribute.
    In an earlier interview, LVS music director Karen Bear said, “Many of the members of the choir have been asking to do a Beatles tribute for years now. This was the time to do it.”