Today's News

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding March 20, 2017
    Estate of Philip Brewer, probate hearing; motion to continue sustained without opposition.
    Estate of Dee Ann Smith, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Christina Waugh, probate hearing; petition over-ruled.
    Estate of Dorothy A. Hanna, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Brian Northcutt vs. Jeffrey Reed, court trial; forcible detainer agreement.

  • Smokeless tobacco proposal comment period extended

    Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has announced that the comment period for a proposed federal regulation on smokeless tobacco products has been extended from April 10 to July 10.
    “This proposed rule would have a devastating economic impact on dark tobacco growers and businesses in Kentucky,” Quarles said. “If enacted, it would have the effect of banning the sale of smokeless tobacco in the United States. I urge anyone who has an interest to send your comments to Washington and let your voice be heard.”

  • HCMS Reading Counts Top Readers
  • Church News

    Pauls Ministry Band will perform at Boyd United Methodist Church on Sunday, April 9 at 11 a.m. A potluck meal will be served after the program. Everyone is welcome to attend.

    Calvary Assembly of God will be hosting Spring Break Vacation Bible School, Camp Out: Getting S’more of Jesus, Monday, April 3 through Wednesday, April 5 from 6-8:30 p.m. nightly. Transportation is available by calling 859-234-4646.

  • Working for the Lord

    Don Powell,
    Guest Columnist
    When we consider the phrase, “working for the Lord,” most of us think about the tasks we perform at our church. Tasks that include teaching, singing, serving as an usher, a committee person, janitor, grounds keeper, trustee, church treasurer, secretary, visitation ministry, etc. The list goes on and on.
    As important and necessary as these tasks are, did you know when we go to work each day to “earn a living,” we are working for the Lord?

  • What is God like?

    Here’s a question for you: What is God like? From your gut, how would you characterize him?
    A number of years ago, Baylor University conducted a survey, asking people to choose words that described how they characterized God and his level of anger and also their perceived level of his involvement in the world.
    The researchers concluded that Americans viewed God in four distinct ways:

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, March 30
    Navigate Your Health Care. Thursday, March 30 at 11 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Learn how to navigate your health care through Bluegrass Care Navigators - Kelly Kendall will host this program. Pre-registration is not required.

    MONDAY, April 3
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Monday, April 3 at Harrison County Adult Center at 10:30 a.m.; Hillside Apartments, 3:30 p.m.

    TUESDAY, April 4

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    1. Bunch of VIPs?
    6. Parents + teachers, acr.
    9. Sour milk sign
    13. Meltable abode
    14. Oui
    15. Jessica Rabbit’s true love
    16. Fix a program
    17. Hi-____
    18. Assuage
    19. *Where Tom Hanks was sleepless
    21. *Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr’s liaison
    23. Jack Kerouac, or ____ Paradise
    24. Medieval domain
    25. Roll of bills
    28. Inauguration event
    30. Like olden day toy
    35. Bypass
    37. Encore!
    39. Blood line

  • Open meetings of public officials is vital to our freedom

    I was out of town last week and missed the opportunity to commemorate one of the most important laws adopted by our forefathers.
    Last week was “Sunshine Week,” which celebrates the Sunshine Law. In Kentucky, that’s the Open Meetings, Open Records Law. Federally, it’s the Freedom of Information Act.
    The Sunshine Laws are to help everyone -- not just idealistic journalists -- ensure an accountable government.