Today's News

  • Kentucky soybean leaders talk policy with U.S. Senators and Congressmen

    Last week, Kentucky Soybean Association (KSA) farmer-leaders visited Capitol Hill to talk about trade policy, infrastructure, the biodiesel tax credit, RINs caps and the Farm Bill.  The visit was in conjunction with the American Soybean Association’s Washington, D.C. March meeting, which included farmers from a number of soybean growing states and focused on the national policy organization’s stance on issues that affect farmers in the Commonwealth.

  • St. Edward School
  • Academia

     Lukas Carr Slucher, son of Steve and Cathy Slucher, is a 2017 graduate of Harrison County High School. He is a freshman at the University of Louisville, J.B. Speed School of Engineering, and has been named to the Dean’s List for Fall 2017.
    To be eligible for the Dean’s List a student must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and complete 12 or more credit hours for the semester.

  • Honor Roll

    The Northside Elementary Honor Roll for the third term are:
    Brynndon Anderson, Lakeliegh Fogle, Hayden Hicks, *Haley Lamb, Greenlee Maners, Jaycee McElfresh, *Bailey Moses, Cameron Power, *Makenzie Burden, *Rose Chipman, Lucas Aubrey, Isaiah Corbin, Whitley Gabbard, Jacob Hensley, Neela Young, *Rylee Ballinger, Kloe Bell, Ashton Gaunce, Hannah Lamb, *Bailee Lizer, *Madalynn Martin, Cameron Moore, *Kendra Pickett, *Carmen Porter, Cheyenne Silcox, *James Chipman, *Kayley Gammon, *Daniel Simpson;

  • School Menus

    March 26-30
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Cinnamon toast or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Dunkin sticks or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Biscuit and gravy or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: No School.
    FRIDAY: No School.

    MONDAY: Ham and cheese on roll, banana, juice, milk.

  • 51st Lions Club Auction is March 26-30

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    The 61st Annual Cynthiana Lion’s Club Radio Auction will be held March 26-30. The auction begins each night at 6:30 p.m. and will be carried live on the local Cable 6 television channel and by WCYN-1400 AM radio. The auction will also be streamed live on the WCYN app at WCYN.com. It is scheduled to end each night at 10 p.m.
    Dustin Rose is heading up the auction this year as the chairman and is looking forward to making money that will stay in Harrison County.

  • Did You Know?

    breakfast, egg hunt is March 31
    Harrison County Rotary and Relay For Life Pancake Breakfast will be held Saturday, March 31 from 8-11 a.m. in the Southside Elementary School cafeteria; followed by the Frankie Taylor Memorial Community Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m. at Ingles Stadium. Sponsored by the Rev. Ross Park Committee and the Harrison County Family Resource Center.

    Cynthiana to host first Hemp Day
    in June
    The first Chamber of Commerce-sponsored Hemp Day will be held on Saturday, June 9, in downtown Cynthiana.


    Becky Barnes,

    Thirty-nine years ago, after boasting to all who would listen, Jimmie Cooper assured everyone that his wife was delivering them a son and  he would be named after his Daddy.
    The best laid plans and all that later...
    The doctor told Cooper that he didn’t have a son, but he did have “a truly beautiful baby girl.”
    Since the Coopers had only boy names picked out, that truly beautiful baby girl was named Truly.

  • Drug-trafficking charges top indictments

    Becky Barnes,

    The Harrison County grand jury met Tuesday, March 6, returning 31 indictments against 25 people. Many of the defendants were arrested in a drug sweep on Thursday. Their information is repeated in a press release from the Bluegrass Narcotics Task Force on page 2.

  • Candidate endorsements for the May 22 primary

    As the 2018 election draws near candidates will begin lining up their followers to write endorsement letters to the newspaper.
    We welcome those local letters. Local being the operative word here.
    We won’t accept letters of mass mailings. With e-mail so prevalent, it’s tougher to determine “mass mailings.” However, if someone sends a letter from Indianapolis endorsing one of our local hopefuls, it’s pretty obvious that it’s from a mailing list.