Today's News

  • Honor Roll

    The St. Edward School Honor Roll for the third quarter includes:
    First Grade - All A’s
    Brynlea Cockrell, Marymichael Gasser, Lilly Gribble, Felicity Hatfield, Delaney Koch, Ivy Thornton, Avonlea Workman.
    Second Grade - All A’s
    Naomi Farrar-Laws, Marissa Heimlich.
    Fourth Grade - All A’s
    Camille Hatfield, Resa Heimlich, Addison Perraut.
    A/B Honor Roll
    First Grade: Audrey Smith; Second Grade: John Clay, Colton Jones.
    Third Grade - All A’s
    Sutton Koch.

  • Honor Roll

    The Westside Elementary Honor Roll for the third nine-weeks includes:

    3rd Grade - All A’s
    Arwen French, Nate Mitts, Allie Smith, Aeowynne Wiley, Ella Yazell.
    All A’s and B’s

  • Honor Roll

    Students who were omitted from the Northside Elementary Honor Roll for the third term were:
    *Evan Winkle, Lexie Bowlin, Eliza Carter, Cameron Fryman, Aiyanna Houg, Kendall White.

    Bug Honor Roll
    Evan Winkle.
    (*)Denotes All A’s

  • Melcher recognized with Clarence Horn Humanitarian award for 2017

    The Salvation Army – Harrison County Service Unit announces David Melcher as the Clarence Horn Humanitarian Award recipient for 2017.
    Melcher has served the Harrison county community in many ways through the courts, the schools and civic groups. He is a member of the Cynthiana Rotary Club and serves as chair for the Disability Ramp Project.
    He is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati Law School and practiced law as a partner with Swinford & Sons. He served as Assistant US Attorney before taking up the role of district and family court judge.

  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle/Solution

    1. Necklace lock
    6. Put together
    9. “To ____ and to hold”
    13. Hindu sage
    14. Hula dancer’s ornament
    15. *Morning show
    16. Front wheels alignment
    17. St. crossroad
    18. Excessively fat
    19. *Pablo Escobar’s story
    21. *”Game of ____”
    23. Once around
    24. Russian autocrat
    25. “Four score and seven years ____”
    28. Respiratory rattling
    30. Sage’s forte
    35. Uh-uh
    37. Iranian money

  • Engineers’ Day
  • LVS Spring concert is April 27 & 29

    The Licking Valley Singers’ spring concert is right around the corner. The LVS, under the direction of Karen Bear, with accompanist Dr. Beth Laytart, will have a two-day engagement at the Cynthiana Baptist Church.
    They will be performing a variety of songs under the umbrella of Songs in the Key of Life, Reflections on Humankind’s Indomitable Spirit.

  • Fiscal court plans belt-tightening on funds during budget process

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    At its budget workshop on Tuesday night, the Harrison County Fiscal Court agreed to not increase spending as a result of not knowing the impact of proposed pension reforms coming out of Frankfort.
    The court looked over requests from different groups that were seeking funding and denied any requests for increases and refused to fund one fledgling group, altogether.

  • Grant monies boost programs for pre-school readiness

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    A three-pronged partnership landed over $50,000 in grant money to help pre-school aged children better prepare to enter kindergarten and first grade. The partnership also recently received a $15,000 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) grant from 3M that will be used for the readiness program.

  • Weekends full for Cemetery Preservation group

    Becky Barnes,

    Time, weather and vandals have all contributed to the fallen, abandoned appearance of the Old City Cemetery.
    A new generation of a years-old preservation committee is prepared to make this season’s efforts stick.
    Karey Riddell, one of the organizers of the preservation committee, said city records show the first registered complaint about the appearance of the city cemetery occurred at a Cynthiana City Commission meeting in 1824.