Today's News

  • Church News


    Old Union Christian Church, 6856 Russell Cave Road, Lexington, Ky., will hold its annual Lord’s Auction on Saturday, Oct. 1 beginning at 10:45 a.m. with a dedication of gifts. Auction begins at 11 a.m. Lunch will be sold by Christian Women’s Fellowship.

    Proceeds to benefit the ministries of Old Union Christian Church.

    Scott Winkler is the minister, 859-293-6192; Ed Caswell is the chair, 859-987-3013.



  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle


    1. a.k.a. Myanmar

    6. *”____ Rescue” airing on Saturday Mornings

    9. Eye affliction

    13. Brown, Dartmouth and Yale, e.g.

    14. Down Under bird

    15. *”Rangers” who first appeared on daytime TV

    16. Lays in peace

    17. 1960s altered state inducer

    18. Spy name?

    19. *Cooking TV personality

  • Harrison County District Court


    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.

    presiding Sept. 12, 2016


    Estate of Lillie Mae Ammerman, 1921, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.

    Estate of Ruby Lucille Edwards, probate hearing; passed.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report




    Sept. 19--Dep. Robert Peak cited Kelli M. Anderson for speeding (15 mph over the limit), failure to produce insurance card and booster seat violation.

    Sept. 19--Dep. Robert Peak cited James R. Blevins with failure to wear seat belts, no rear view mirror and no registration receipt.

  • Harrison Circuit Court


    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding Sept. 20, 2016


    Brenda Kay Brown, 1950, motion hour; motion granted, remainder of diversion period to be unsupervised.

  • Cynthiana Police Department


    Case reports

    Aug. 16 -- At 2:32 p.m., Tilleena Wooten, 106 Willowood Court reported that her tire had been slashed. She said she was approached by an unknown man earlier that day. The man had asked her to go out with him and she rejected him. He left in a white sedan.

    Aug. 17 -- At 3:19 a.m., police were called to Elmarch Avenue for a domestic dispute.

  • HCHS band first in class at Blue & Gold

    The Harrison County Marching Thorobreds competed at the Morehead State University Blue & Gold Band Competition on Saturday, Sept. 24.  

    Under unusually oppressive fall heat, the band had a strong preliminary performance that led to a first-place finish in Class AAA.  

    The band emerged from the preliminary round in second place overall.  

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Sept. 29 

    World Explorers. For families with children in Pre-K through 2nd grade. Thursday, Sept. 29 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Each month at the public library we will explore a new topic. This session’s topic will be: SCIENCE. Children and their families will be conducting their own science experiments with common household items. Pre-registration is encouraged and appreciated.


    FRIDAY, Sept. 30

  • Sheriff Shain Stephens elected to serve on the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Association Board of Directors

    The Kentucky Sheriffs’ Association held their 87th annual Conference in Owensboro, Ky., Sept. 12-16. This year’s conference was well attended with over 100 sheriffs in attendance and over 150 sheriffs and deputies participating in 40 hours of training.

    According to Jerry Wagner, Executive  Director of the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Association, “Harrison County Sheriff Shain Stephens was elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Association in 2017.”