Today's News

  • Community Service Block Grant Plan and Budget available for public review

    Community Action Council for Lexington-Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison and Nicholas counties announces that its 2017-2018 Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) Plan and Budget Proposal is available for public review. The plan reflects assessment of low-income community needs and the Council’s CSBG budget for July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2017, as well as projected outcomes for the same period.
    The 2017-2018 CSBG plan and budget proposal are available for review at the times and locations below:
    Community Action Council Administrative and Support Services Center

  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle

    1. What gridlock does
    6. Portfolio acronym
    9. Winglike
    13. Ancient
    14. The Godfather, e.g.
    15. Exclude or omit
    16. Distinctive spirit of a culture
    17. #3 Down welcome
    18. One with no permanent abode
    19. *Challenger or Atlantis
    21. *Type of shower
    23. “He had”
    24. Audition tape
    25. “On the ____,” as in a fugitive
    28. A pout or grimace
    30. Complete shadow, pl.
    35. Mosque V.I.P.
    37. Attention-getting sound

  • School Menus

    April 24-28
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Choice of: Cinnamon crumb cake or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Choice of: Breakfast pizza or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Choice of: Biscuit and sausage or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Choice of: Mini pancakes or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.

  • Two downtown buildings damaged during last week’s storms

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    A severe storm with high winds ripped through Cynthiana and Harrison County last Wednesday night, damaging at least two buildings on Pike Street.
    The Rohs Opera House and the former Field and Main Bank on the corner of Pike and Walnut streets, had portions of their roofs peeled off.
    “It’s my understanding that we had straight-line winds of more than 70 miles per hour,” said Rohs co-owner and Cynthiana mayor James Smith.

  • Court allows free dumping during county clean-up week

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    There was a  short agenda at Tuesday night’s Harrison County Fiscal Court meeting.
    The court announced that its annual county-wide clean-up week will commence next week, April 19-23.
    The county barn will accept all forms of refuse, except for tires and household trash, free of charge.
    Times for bringing items for drop-off will be 8 a.m until 3 p.m., daily.

  • Harrison County grand jury issues 13 indictments for April

    Becky Barnes,

    The Harrison County grand jury met last week and issued 13 indictments.
    Three individuals were named in separate indictments, but were listed as co-defendants in a case where property had been taken from Gary Mastin.

  • Rorer is Business Person of the Year

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    Harrison Machine Shop has grown from a one-man operation in 1975 to a small company that employs 19 people in 2017.
    2016 Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year, Joe Rorer has overseen that growth and has completely transformed the company that he purchased for $20,000 as a 22 year-old.

  • Three sentenced to prison on heroin, meth charges

    Becky Barnes,

    Three individuals received prison sentences last week in Harrison Circuit Court while two others had their sentences diverted.
    Eric Cantrell, 31, was sentenced to 15 years in prison on convictions of manufacturing methamphetamine (first offense), first-degree possession of controlled substance (methamphetamine) third or subsequent offense; possession of drug paraphernalia; tampering with physical evidence; six counts of unlawful possession of methamphetamine precursor.

  • Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday on the Hilltop

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    The 12th Annual Frankie Taylor Community Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Ingles Stadium on Saturday morning, April 15, beginning at 11 a.m.
    Frankie Taylor, who died on March 18, 2006,  was a magistrate on the Harrison County Fiscal Court and was known far and wide as a man who loved children and loved seeing them have fun.
    The annual Easter Egg Hunt has been held in his honor since his passing.