Today's News

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    1. Low life?
    6. Hot springs
    9. Nerd
    13. _____ International Airport, Kyrgyzstan
    14. *It ended in 1945
    15. *Peninsula, location of El Shatt WWII refugee camps
    16. March celebrants
    17. “Much ___ About Nothing”
    18. Bond
    19. *Russian soldiers, en masse
    21. *Ribbentrop’s co-signer
    23. ___-tzu
    24. Absorbed
    25. “Yakety ___”
    28. Short skirt
    30. Geo-spacial positioning system, for short
    35. Genesis man

  • Score 'N' More
  • Elementary academic teams bring competition to the classroom

    Pencils are sharpened and scrap paper is in place. Two teams, outfitted with a broad array of facts, are ready for a battle of the minds.
    Harrison County’s four elementary school academic teams recently held the final matches of the 2013-14 season with a round robin championship tournament held at Eastside Elementary.
    Students at Northside, Eastside, Westside and Southside elementary schools have the opportunity to try out for the teams starting in third grade, however most members are in fourth or fifth.

  • Beware of Derby ticket scams

    The “Run for the Roses” is right around the corner. And, the race is on to get those last-minute Kentucky Derby tickets.
    The Better Business Bureau is warning those who want to attend the Kentucky Derby to beware of scam artists trying to fool consumers into buying fake Derby tickets.

  • Rohs hosts the second annual funniest person contest in June

    Attention all local joke-tellers, gag writers, storytellers, jugglers, mimes, clowns, raconteurs and anybody else in the local area that’s been told that they’re just dang funny: The Rohs Opera House wants you for its second annual “Rohs Funniest Person Contest.”
    Matt Linville, coordinator for the event, said that the contest is open to anyone interested in taking the stage and trying out their comedy chops before a live audience.

  • Acclimate plants carefully to prevent burning foliage

    I made a big mistake last year and burned up my Kalanchoes - it took the entire summer for these cool succulents to recover.  
    I will not make that mistake again. After adding another crinkled-leaf variety to my collection that I purchased from Gallrein’s greenhouses last week, I set to the task of resetting our patio with plants and seat cushions.  

  • Cynthiana FSA conducting sign-up for LIP

    The Cynthiana Service Center Farm Service Agency, serving Harrison County is currently conducting sign-up for the Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) to eligible producers who suffered losses beginning Oct. 1, 2011, and subsequent years.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    April 10 -- At 9:30 p.m., a  non-injury accident occurred on Lower Curry Road 8.5 miles outside of the city. Roy Allen was traveling on Oddville-Sunrise Road when he rounded a curve and lost control of his car. The vehicle overturned on its top and came to rest in the middle of the road.
    April 18 -- At 3:10 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred on Shady Nook Pike, six miles east of the city limits. Michael Hayes of Arnold Lane went off the road and struck a tree.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    April 1 -- At 8:53 a.m., police were called to a disorder in the parking lot at Kens’ NewMarket. Travis Rhoads and his girlfriend Cherish Rutherford had a verbal argument with no physical contact.