Today's News

  • Sports beat

    Golf tryouts will be in July
    Harrison County golf coach Jason Crisp has announced the dates for both the boys’ team tryouts and the girls’ golf team sign ups. In both cases an up-to-date physical has to be with the participant at the tryouts or sign up.  
    The Thorobreds golf team tryouts will be held Thursday, July 17, at 7:45 a.m. at the Cynthiana Country Club. The format will be an 18-hole tryout with no more than a 10-member team selected.  

  • Score 'N' More
  • Shady Lawn Picnic
  • Fast forward: 25 years and going strong in movie rental business

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The fact that Movie Warehouse in Cynthiana is celebrating its 25th anniversary this month is not something its owner, Garnett Furnish, finds all that surprising.

  • Marketing
  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding June 23, 2014
    Estate of James Howard Bills, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Joyce H. Dietz, probate hearing; will admitted.
    Estate of Hubert W. Hill, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of C. Wesley Newkirk, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Verla Whitaker, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Michael Joseph Williams, motion hour; order entered.

  • Participants needed for July 26 Post-It Fashion Show

    The Post-it® Note Fashion Show and Contest will be held on Saturday, July 26, at 3 p.m. at the Rohs Opera House. Entries are wanted. The entry deadline is July 11. Teams consist of up to four members.  Registration is $5 per team member.  

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    June 17 -- At 5:48 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred on KY 36 three miles west of town. A car owned by Gregory Bowling of Wohlwinder Road went into neutral and rolled into the front of another parked car.
    June 18 -- At 11:45 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred at KY 1842 N. four miles west of the city limits. Thomas Woolums of Sadieville, KY fell asleep at the wheel, crossed the road and drove off the roadway.

  • Harrison unemployment drops from same time last year

    Unemployment rates in Harrison County decreased from 7.3 percent in May 2013 to 6.9 percent in May 2014, according to a press release.

    Overall, 622 of 9,079 of the “civilian labor force” in Harrison County are unemployed. 

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    June 10 -- At 4:07 p.m., a report was made from Ken’s NewMarket that Matthew Baker, who had been trespassed from the store, was seen leaving Ken’s with a square item under his shirt.
    June 11 -- At 9:58 a.m.,  Mary Stroub reported that a sewing machine with table was taken from her back porch at 115 Robynwood Drive.
    June 12 -- At 8:06 p.m., Lisa McNeese of Tractor Supply reported that Matthew Baker was inside the store and had allegedly taken $284 worth of tools.