Today's News

  • Charges pending from Sept. 12 accident

    Lee Kendall,

    News Writer



    Shortly before midnight on Monday, Sept. 12, Harrison County deputy sheriff Tuan Kreer responded to a two-vehicle accident on US 62 west, near Hicks Pike.

    His investigation revealed that he was initially deceived by the driver of one of the cars in the accident, and by the driver’s mother.

  • Viewpoint

    The Daughters of the American Revolution lobbied for a week to be set aside to celebrate the U.S. Constitution  many, many years ago.

    Finally, President Dwight D. Eisenhower agreed in 1956, and set aside the week of Sept. 17-23 as U.S. Constitution Week, and it has remained that way ever since.

    So here we are, celebrating U.S. Constitution Week, though very few people know that we are celebrating.

  • Church News


    The Benson United Methodist Church will host the United Methodist Scholarship Fellowship on Sept. 25 at 6 p.m.

    Support and attendance is appreciated to help students.



    Calvary Assembly will host a free coat give-away on Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to noon.

    Gently worn coats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.


  • 9/11 anniversary reminds us of what is important
















    “Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life?  

  • Child injured in dirt bike accident

    A Harrison County 6-year-old is in critical condition following a Monday evening accident on Hendricks Lane.

    According to an accident report filed by Harrison County deputy sheriff Tuan Kreer, at approximately 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 19,  Brayden Little lost control of the motorcycle he was driving and crashed through a barbed-wire fence and struck a tree head-on.

    When Dep. Kreer arrived at the scene on Hendricks Lane, county firefighter and EMT Richard Wiglesworth was already there, stabilizing the child.

  • calendar

    THURSDAY, Sept. 22 

    Historical Society. The Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday, Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. at the Hospice Center’s meeting room. All are welcome. 

    Author Visit. Rose Allen McCauley. Thursday, Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. McCauley is the author of Surrender to Peace and Christmas Grace and the co-author of Christmas Belles of Georgia.

  • Applications sought for Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs

    Next summer’s session of the Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs will take place June 25 through July 16, 2017. Students in 9th, 10th and 11th grade apply online at www.KentuckyGSE.com. Applications are due by Jan. 4, 2017 and selections will be announced in April 2017. Students who attend GSE earn digital badges, class credit and scholarships to Kentucky colleges and universities.

  • Magistrate likes Southern States spraying results

    Lee Kendall,

    News Writer



    It was a very light agenda at the regular meeting of the Harrison County Fiscal Court on Tuesday in the Community Room at the old courthouse.

    The court agreed to purchase a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado truck for the county road department from Frank Shoop Chevrolet in Georgetown. The vehicle was purchased on a state bid contract for $33,069.

  • Constitution Day activities at all district schools on Sept. 16

    Lee Kendall,

    News Writer



    As required by federal law, all schools in the Harrison County School District, as well as all public schools in the United States, will celebrate Constitution Day tomorrow, Sept. 16.

    The forerunner of Constitution Day is Constitution Week, which was lobbied for by the Daughters of the American Revolution and was signed into law by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956. 

  • Ceremony held at 9-11 Memorial Sunday morning

    the children of Heather and Nicholas Carson placed the wreath at the 9/11 Memorial on Sunday morning. The memorial is the culmination of months of work by the Harrison County Fire District to garner a piece of the salvaged material from the World Trade Center.