Today's News

  • Curing onions, garlic and potatoes

    We harvested some fantastic looking potatoes and garlic over the weekend; I am so excited about the garden this year because it is performing so well.  

    We need to wait a few more weeks on the onions as we wait for their “tops to flop,” which allows them to store better. 

    We have enjoyed some fresh green onion and bulbs but for the bulk of the crop, we to want harvest and cure them properly so they will store well.

  • Museum Musings

    * Come join dedicated volunteers, sponsors, and visitors as we join together to celebrate the 22nd Anniversary of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum, the 1920’s Rohs Theatre Building (special thanks to Bobby) on Walnut Street, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Reunions

    HCHS CLASS OF 1996

    The Harrison County High School Class of 1996 20-year class reunion will be Saturday, Aug. 20, starting at 8 p.m. at the Cynthiana Country Club.

    For more information, contact Meghan Boland at 859-954-0147 or Heather Price 859-588-1902.



    The annual Marsh family reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 7 at the Elks Lodge picnic shelter area at 1 p.m. All family and friends are welcome to attend. Please bring a dish to share.

  • Dairy Queen coming to Cynthiana

    Lee Kendall,

    News Writer



    At the Cynthiana-Harrison County-Berry Joint Planning Commission monthly meeting on Monday night, the commission accepted the preliminary development plan for a new Dairy Queen that is expected to be operational in the first week of December 2016.

    Architect Jay Million and co-owner Steve Caudill spoke before the commission, which congratulated them on opening their new business in Cynthiana.

  • 100th Birthday
  • Cynthiana Chapter DAR Installs New Officers
  • Local man has identity stolen

    Lee Kendall,

    News Writer



    A Harrison County man is learning first-hand about the pain and suffering caused by identity theft.

    Gary Kendall, of KY 1743, said his wife, Tina, discovered a couple of small but unauthorized charges on her Discover card in early July.

    He also received a notification from Lifelock asking if he had recently applied for a Citibank card, which he had not.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Cole Ryan Beagle, May 25, son of Scott and Mary Beagle; Mason Douglas Clark, May 24, son of Bruce and Melissa Banfield Clark; Zandler Drake Acahua, May 12, son of Amy Scheffel and Salvador Acahua; Madison Paige Barton, July 5, daughter of Joseph and Stacey Barton; Jace Parker Hatfield, June 27, son of Josh and Jennifer Hatfield; Harrison Eli Jones, June 28, son of Larry M. and Amber Jones; Savannah Raye White, June 13, daughter of Donnie Ray and Christina Lynn White.

  • Great Museum Treasure Hunt comes to a close after summer success

    This weekend--July 22 --marks the 22nd Anniversary of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum. The Museum will be the location of a ‘live feed’ of Coffee Break Extra with Mayor James Smith. (9:15-10 a.m.) 

    During that time, the Museum will be unveiling a special Memorial Plaque for Dorothy Slade, who was instrumental along with her husband Harold in seeing the development and continuation of the museum these past 22 years.

    This weekend marks the last weekend of The Great Museum Treasure Hunt.

  • Viewpoint

    They’ve got this!

    I attended my first The Walking Dead Day meeting with city leaders Monday and am now duly impressed by the foresight of those heading up this Chamber-sponsored event.