Today's News

  • Dog training, kennel get nod from board

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    Professional dog trainer Michael Oldfield was given the go-ahead by the Harrison County Board of Adjustments for his kennel, Mossy Creek Retrievers, located at his home on Carl Stevens Road.
    In October of 2016, Oldfield applied for a conditional use permit to allow him to train labrador retrievers at his home.
    Oldfield relocated to his current residence about a year ago and was unable to get his dog training enterprise up and running as quickly as he would have liked.

  • Cynthiana makes it,,,

    Taylor Cusick,
    Summer intern

    The Cynthiana Publishing Company is a paper printing palace located on Webster Avenue down the hill from the high school.
    Cynthiana Publishing Co. is owned by Landmark Community Newspapers LLC, and has been serving the state of Kentucky since 1956. It is also the home of The Cynthiana Democrat.      

  • Over 100 participate in Chamber's Glow Run

    Cynthiana’s Michael May finished as the over winner in Saturday’s Chamber of Commerce-sponsored Glow Run with a time of 20:07. Over 100 participants signed up. The course began at Northside Elementary. Abby Smith was the top female finisher with a time of 25:53.

  • Sunday liquor sales public forum is Monday

    The Cynthiana City Commission will host a public forum on Monday, July 17, at 6:30 p.m. at the Harrsion County Extension Office.
    The commission agreed to open discussion to the public regarding the sale of liquor-by-the-drink and package liquor in Cynthiana. Commissioners approved the first reading of an ordinance that would allow both on Sundays.
    However, according to the agenda for Monday, a second option is to limit Sunday sales to liquor-by-the drink.

  • Cynthiana prisoner dies in jail

    Becky Barnes,

    The Kentucky State Police is investigating an in-custody death of a Cynthiana man.
    Nicholas Hounchell, 25, was arrested Saturday night by Cynthiana Police after a woman on St. Clair Street reported a man in her garage.
    According to the CPD citation, Ptl. Vance Meighan arrived at the St. Clair address and allegedly found Hounchell naked in her detached garage.
    Meighan wrote in his report that it was apparent that Hounchell was under the influence.

  • Local animal shelter welcomes new manager

    Taylor Cusick,
    Summer intern

    Potential pet owners need look no further than the Harrison County Animal Shelter. The shelter is located on New Lair Road and has recently welcomed a new manager, Thomas E. Hearn.
    Hearn, 53, is a Harrison County resident whose passion for animals radiates from him during conversation. When asked what he enjoyed most about the job, Hearn had a difficult time narrowing it down to one specific thing.

  • Inside professional wrestling at home and abroad

    Those who grew up in the 90s will never forget the incredible pro-wrestling boom of the time. After coming out of a slump in the early 90s, years 96-99 saw the WWE (then WWF) garner its highest ratings in not only its history, but the history of the business.

  • Viewpoint pictures
  • Licking River Float
  • Bowling Results

    Monday Summer Seniors 7/3/17

    1 Don’t Count That 26.0/L 14.0
    2 Two Men and A Lady 26.0/L 14.0
    3 Old Men 23.0/L 17.0
    4 3 Ole Dudes 21.0/L 19.0
    5 Derby Pride 21.0/L 19.0
    6 Three of A Kind 20.0/L 20.0
    7 BRA 20.0/L 20.0
    8 Misfits 20.0/L 20.0
    9 3 Saints 19.0/L 21.0
    10 2 Guys and A Lady 16.0/L 24.0
    11 BMR 16.0/L 24.0
    12 Monday Blues 12.0/L 28.0