Today's News

  • First Call Family Feast

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    While many working families will enjoy time away from the office for the long Thanksgiving holiday, there are plenty of first responders and medical professionals who, by virtue of the needs of a community, spend the holiday on alert and on the job.
    With respect to all the law enforcement officers, hospital personnel and volunteers prepared to respond should an emergency occur, many of them have developed their own brand of Thanksgiving holiday traditions.

  • Handy House gets stay of execution

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    By a 3-2 vote, the Cynthiana City Commission approved a stay of execution on the future of the Handy House. But the vote was merely to table an existing motion to proceed with the building's demolition.


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  • Crossword Puzzle

    1. Fictional elephant
    6. Comprised or embodied
    9. Attention grabber
    13. Swelling
    14. Possess
    15. Corner joint
    16. Moth-_____
    17. Mauna ___, Hawaii
    18. Be theatrical
    19. *He arrived with a puff of smoke?
    21. “___ and ____,” 1992 Tom Cruise movie
    23. *Former Haiti President, “Baby ___” Duvalier
    24. To clean corn
    25. Goon
    28. Redecorate, e.g.
    30. Vandalizing a car
    35. Donkey sound
    37. Push for something

  • Fiscal court vote on Handy House questioned; timing in poor taste

    The Harrison County Heritage Council (HCHC), a duly formed non-profit under IRS Section 501(C)(3), would like to express its extreme disappointment in the Veterans Day vote taken by six members of the Harrison County Fiscal Court.
    It is our understanding, that with the urging of Magistrate Frank Henson, the vote to demolish Ridgeway (aka The Handy House) was moved upon citing two reasons: safety/security and lack of action by our organization.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Oct. 19 -- At 7:02 p.m., police were dispatched to Kens gas station where a man had entered the store wearing a hooded sweatshirt and brandishing a knife. The man went around the counter telling the clerk to give him money. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    Nov. 7 -- At 10:45 p.m., an  injury accident occurred on Robinson Road about 11 miles from the city limits. Haley Powers of Shawhan Road was traveling behind Alexia King of Robinson-Berry Road. Powers was passing King, who turned left on Robinson-Berry Road. They drove themselves to HMH for treatment of their injuries.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Nov. 10, 2014
    Estate of Marjorie Browning, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Anna Sue Fite, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered.
    Estate of Wadonna Layne King, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    James Reed Hope, 1973, show cause hearing; bench warrant to remain.

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Nov. 14, 2014
    Michael Allen Taylor vs. Casey Elizabeth Trapp, domestic; agreement reached, testimony taken.