Today's News


    Case reports
    June 17 -- At 11:51 p.m., Karen Adams, 455 W. Pleasant St., reported that her car had been egged. Police located a second vehicle that had been egged on Second Street.
    June 22 -- At 2:48 p.m., a report was made that a 26-year-old man was sending text messages that were of a sexual content to a 12-year-old girl and a 14-year-old girl. Police questioned the man. No charges have been filed.
    June 24 -- At 4:44 p.m., Tracey Powell, 204 Second St., reported that her son’s bicycle was stolen from her home.

  • Church News 7-30-15

    Sunday service is at 10:30 a.m., Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Austin Munoz is the pastor.
    The center is located at 201 N. Second St., Berry, Ky., (behind the data center). For more information call 859-954-1573 or email to wareagleministries@yahoo.com.

    The youth group of Irvingsville Baptist Church will be hosting a back-to-school party for teens in Harrison and Nicholas counties on Aug. 8 at 11 a.m. Lunch will be provided.

  • HARRISON DISTRICT COURT Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr. presiding July 20, 2015

    Estate of William E. Nickerson, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Clarence E. Williams, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Warren Rees Wilson, probate hearing; order entered.
    Kentucky Farm Bureau vs. Erike M. Berry, motion hour; default judgment.
    Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Ins. Co. vs. Corey A. Brandenburg, default judgment.
    Capital One Bank (USA), NA vs. Paula Gast, motion hour; motion to transfer order entered.

  • It’s been a bad season for tomatoes

    Everyone is talking about what a terrible season it has been for vegetable farming.
    My garden is growing weeds while the onions rot and the tomatoes languish on the vine. The rain has made for soggy ground that starves annual plants of oxygen.  
    So what are we to do?  
    First and foremost this is a reminder of how important it is to build soil year after year to ensure good drainage for plants that would otherwise be starved of oxygen if they are trapped in soggy, clayey soils.  
    The rest is lies in our cultural practices.

  • Consider safety with flooded garden produce

    It seems we have experienced flooding this summer that has impacted nearly every county in the state. These floods have raised questions on how to deal with vegetable gardens that have been covered with flood water. The following information was gathered from the University of Kentucky’s Dr. Sandra Bastin, Extension Food and Nutrition Specialist; Dr. John Strang, UK Extension Fruit and Vegetable Specialist; and from University of Michigan Cooperative Extension.

  • Community Calendar 7-30-15

    FRIDAY, July 31
    Fish Fry. A fish fry will be held at the Cynthiana Elks back shelter at 1544 U.S. Hwy. 62 E., on Friday, July 31. Will start serving the meal at 5 p.m., music begins at 6 p.m. Cost of the meal is $7 and is open to the community. The event is hosted by the Berry United Methodist Church.
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, July 31 at Cynthiana Baptist Daycare at 10:30 a.m.

    SUNDAY, Aug. 2

  • Click it, or they’ll ticket

    Cynthiana Police Sgt. Nathan Linville and Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Peak were awarded by the Governor’s Occupant Protection Enforcement Awards on Tuesday. They received the awards for being the officers with their agencies who issued the most citations for safety belt, child restraint and booster saeat violations from June 11, 2014, to June 11, 2015. Peak issued 122 and Linville issued 60 citations during that time frame.

  • Way back when

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Desiree Lin Barnett, July 7, daughter of Jackie Barnett and Rachael A. Linville; Alexis Madison Bullock, July 15, daughter of Veronica Baldridge and Scott Bullock; Hunter Dwayne Earlywine, July 23, son of Martin Earlywine and Jessica Frederick; Salvador Esau Hernandez, July 21, son of Maria Gonzalez and Salvador Hernandez; Ryder Dean Wellman, May 10, son of Tabitha Wellman.
    Lights for the Industrial Park, off U.S. 62 W, get ‘no’ vote from Harrison County Fiscal Court.

  • Autumn Gray receives Judy Mitchell Letcher scholarship
  • Chamber director resigns

    Pat Grenier, who has served as the Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce executive director for the last eight years, has announced her plans to step down.
    Grenier recently opened a retail shop in downtown Cynthiana, Heartfelt Fiber and Fleece, which is also a mill for processing raw wool.