Today's News

  • Faulkner joins her father’s dental team

    Dr. Bill Faulkner has announced a new addition to his dental team. Dr. Brooke Faulkner, daughter of Dr. Faulkner, will be joining her father’s office on a part-time basis.
    She will be accepting new patients in January 2017 and is eager to begin working alongside her father.

  • FSA extends voting deadline for county committee elections

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Kentucky Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, John W. McCauley, announces that the deadline to submit ballots for the 2016 County Committee Elections has been extended to ensure farmers and ranchers have sufficient time to vote. Eligible voters now have until Dec. 13, 2016 to return ballots to their local FSA offices. Producers who have not received their ballot should pick one up at their local FSA office.

  • School Menus

    Dec. 5-9
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Choice of: Breakfast slider or cereal or Poptart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Choice of: Pancake with syrup or cereal or Poptart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Choice of: Chicken n’ waffle or cereal or Poptart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: No School.

  • Funeral services Tuesday for HCHS teen killed last week

    Becky Barnes,

    Funeral services will be held Tuesday for the Harrison County High School senior who was killed in an automobile accident last Wednesday.
    Brett Persinger, 18, was the passenger in a vehicle driven by Max Ogden. The pair were traveling down the hill on New Lair Road behind the high school when the car they were in collided with a cement truck that was headed up the hill.
    Ogden remains in the hospital.

  • FRANKFORT FOCUS A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

    This week, we will come together as we have for generations to celebrate Thanksgiving with our family and friends.  
    Here in Kentucky, we certainly have a lot that we can be thankful for, beginning with the food we eat.  Kentucky farmers play a major role in that effort, with about 10 different commodities – from poultry and cattle to corn and soybeans – bringing in $100 million or more a year.
    Americans are greatly benefiting from the gains we have made in agriculture.  

  • Teen Court completes training, sworn in

    Fifty Harrison County students who have completed Teen Court training were sworn in as officers of their county court Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016.
    District Court Judge Bill Kuster, who serves Harrison, Pendleton, Nicholas and Robertson counties and oversees the local Teen Court program, performed the ceremony at the Harrison County Judicial Center.  
    Teen Court members performed two mock trials for the audience, and Cynthiana Police Department K9 Officer Eddie Quinn and (Canine Officer) Hano served as special guests, providing demonstrations for the audience.

  • Busy season for the Chamber of Commerce

    This weekend kicks off a very busy season for the Chamber of Commerce.
    This Saturday is Small Business Saturday, where everyone is encouraged to shop local at our local businesses.
    It is also the beginning of the Finding Cynthia and Ana Promotion.
    You may pick up your passport at any of the 28 participating Chamber businesses and begin your search for the six-inch paper dolls of Cynthia and Ana, a drawing by Herbie Moore.

  • Youth, enthusiasm come with new CPD officers

    Becky Barnes,

    Cynthiana’s newest “Boys in Blue” are living their dream and bringing youthful enthusiasm with them.
    “When you’re little you want to grow up to be an astronaut, a firefighter ... or a cop. I always wanted to be the cop,” said Ptl. Barry Sparks.
    In the last year, Cynthiana has added four new police officers, Sparks, Zachariah Zerbee, Vance Meighan and Andrew Dutton.

  • Viewpoint

    As a country and as individuals, we have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.
    Regardless of your political leanings, we still live in the greatest country in the world.
    Sure, we have our problems, but none that can’t be overcome with a little understanding and patience.
    Donald Trump won the election and he will be the new President for ALL of us, regardless of what those who are protesting his election might say.

  • CPD conducts prostitution sting

    Becky Barnes,

    Cynthiana Police Department detectives worked a prostitution sting last week that netted three arrests on misdemeanor charges.
    Amber Fick, 28, Cynthiana, was arrested on Wednesday, Nov. 16, and charged with prostitution after detectives recognized her in an on-line escort service ad.
    “She had a web page and was soliciting escorts,” said Det. Justin Jett.
    Jett and Det./Sgt. Alan Judy set up a meeting with Fick specifying what was included in her $80 price.