Today's News

  • Kinney completes 100-mile race in Utah

    Lee Kendall,

    News Writer



    Running is a part of  Rachel Kinney’s life. A very important part of her life.

    “It keeps my life in balance and keeps me centered,” Kinney said on Tuesday, following a 100 mile endurance race that she completed over the weekend in Utah.

  • Berry Festival is Saturday, Sept. 17

    Lee Kendall,

    News Writer



    The annual Berry Festival will take place in beautiful downtown Berry this Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m. and concluding at 9 p.m.

    The festival will feature a wide variety of events for adults and children alike, along with outstanding food and musical entertainment throughout the day.

    The 2016 Berry Festival will include:


    Becky Barnes,




    Twenty-four of 26 indictments handed down last week by a Harrison County Grand Jury were for drug trafficking offenses, primarily heroin.

    Law enforcement from the city, county and state began serving warrants on Sept. 1 on charges that were to be presented to the grand jury on Sept. 6.

    The following is a list of those indicted, their charges and bond.

  • Woman’s Club of Harrison County holds September luncheon

     The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met Friday, Sept. 9 at Hospice of the Bluegrass for their monthly luncheon. Cheryl Case, president, welcomed members and guests. She led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.

    The luncheon was catered by Layne Tussey. The meal included blueberry salad, chicken and beef kabobs on rice, tomato slices on lettuce leaves, twice baked potatoes, rolls, and chocolate brownies with ice cream. Shelia Jameson offered the blessing of the meal.

  • Are your fall bulb orders in?

    Who doesn’t love bulbs, especially daffodils, a sure sign that we have made it through winter. You can fill an entire spring season with daffodils by choosing early through late bloomers. But if you want a more diverse display consider adding some other spring and summer bulbs to the garden this fall.

  • Josiah Allen Xavier Thomasson

    Josiah Allen Xavier Thomasson

    Josiah Allen Xavier Thomasson was born to Samantha Jett and Blacke Thomasson of Cynthiana on Sept. 6, 2016 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.

    He weighed 8 lbs. 6 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Tracey Ledford and Wayne Switzer of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Pat Wilson and William Jett and Annie Peak.

  • Financial Affairs: “How full is your piggy bank?”

     How much money in your “piggy bank” is influenced by many expected and unexpected factors. Values, goals, personal choices, major life events, lifestyle conditions and needs (both planned and not planned) influence financial planning. However, for the most part, certain age groups tend to have the same life cycle needs. 

  • HMH recognized for the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) was recently recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program as a silver level for their commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep. They are one of the first hospitals in Kentucky to receive the title.

  • Reunions

     HCHS CLASS OF 1958

    The Harrison County High School Class of 1958 will celebrate their 58th reunion on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 1 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Cynthiana.



    The Mallinckrodt reunion will be held Oct. 19 at noon at Blue Licks in the Arlington Room.

    Call 859-289-4713 if you plan to attend.



  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Antwan Edward Bell, Aug. 25, son of Cheryl and Carl (Jr.) Bell; Kalishia Jamay Davis, Aug. 10, daughter of Laquishia Talbott and Jason Davis; Whitney Paige Dunaway, daughter of Brent and Ashley Dunaway; Cody Logan Fitzgerald, July 20, son of Jena Lynn Evans and Dusty A. Fitzgerald; Ayden Nathaniel Nickerson, Aug. 24, son of Bobby “Glenn” Nickerson and Melissa Marie Jordan; Christopher Adam Northcutt, Aug. 22, son of Adam and Tabitha Northcutt.