Today's News

  • Community Calendar 7-23-15

    THURSDAY, July 23
    Historical Society. The Harrison County Historical Society will meet July 23 at 7 p.m. Bob Ammerman will present a program about his mother, Esther Muller Ammerman, a chosen volunteer for WASPS (U.S. Army Women’s Air Forces Service Pilots) in World War II.. The meeting will be held at Hospice of the Bluegrass, 1317 US 62 E.
    Mini Comic Con for Teen. Thursday, July 23 at 2 p.m. (6th-12th) at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

  • County escapes damages from Friday night's storms

    Despite numerous reports on social media, Harrison Countians dodged major storm damage.

    Initial reports were that Northside Elementary had taken a hard hit. However, Assistant Superintendent David Case said he checked after the storm Friday and again on Saturday morning and found no damages.

    Harrison County Sheriff Shain Stephens said deputies were out checking the county last night and saw nothing other than a few trees.

    County Judge-Executive Alex Barnett also confirmed that no damages were reported in Harrison County.

  • Harrison County adding to Johnson County relief efforts

    Harrison Countians are being urged to reach out to the residents in Johnson County who are trying to recover from devastating flooding. Harrison County Judge-Executive Alex Barnett announced that a trailer has been set up at Walmart to collect items that will go directly to Johnson County.
    Some of those items include:
    •Baby items such as diapers, wipes, formula etc.
    •Non-perishable food items
    •Cleaning items
    •Hand sanitizer
    •Over-the-counter medications
    •Batteries, flashlights

  • Kiwanis’ Family Fun Day is Saturday at Marie Hehr Park

    By Kelly McKinney, News writer

    Families in Cynthiana looking for something to do this weekend that won’t break the bank can check out “Family Fun Day.’

    The Kiwanis Club of Cynthiana is hosting the completely free event on Saturday.

  • Heartfelt Fleece and Fiber opens in downtown Cynthiana

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Another empty building in downtown Cynthiana has been filled.

    Pat Grenier opened the doors to her Heartfelt Fleece and Fiber store on Wednesday, July 1.

  • Three Whismans arrested in one night on unrelated charges

    By Kelly McKinney, News writer

    A Cynthiana man and his two sons were all arrested the same evening after a deputy attempting to serve warrants on two of the men found marijuana plants in the closet of their residence. 

  • School board makes plans to meet distinguished goal

    By Kelly McKinney, News writer

    The Harrison County School Board wants to raise the school district’s ranking from “Proficient” to “Distinguished.” 

  • Chamber’s Hot Summer Night 5K and cook-out

    Early registration is still being accepted for the Chamber’s 5K scheduled for Saturday, July 18. This is the second leg of the Triple Crown, but it is also open to all runners and walkers.

    This mid-summer tradition takes place near Northside Elementary school and finishes with a tasty cook-out, themed awards, and noisy camaraderie. 

  • New Main Street director hired

    A new Main Street Program director was named during a special meeting of the Cynthiana City Commission on Tuesday.

    Karey Riddell, who is from Harrison County, has recently moved back to Cynthiana after a brief residency in Frankfort.

  • Saturday’s Water Day will feature celebrity dunking booth

    By Kelly McKinney, News writer

    The second annual Community Water Day will be held Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Flat Run Veterans’ Park.