Today's News

  • Honor Roll

    ST. EDWARD School
    The St. Edward Catholic School Honor Roll for the second quarter includes:
    First Grade
    Avery Barnes, Kaitlin Barry, Olivia Barry, Jacob Hargett, A.J. Perraut, Rylee Spence.
    First Grade - A/B
    Karley Furnish.

    Second Grade
    Sydney Furnish.
    Second Grade - A/B
    Seanna Skinner, Rachel Rion, Jacob LaFleur, Samuel Finch.

    Third Grade
    Morgan Cooper, Ian Boland.
    Third Grade - A/B
    Victoria Gasser, Nicholas Barry.

    Fourth Grade

  • Academic briefs

    Teresa Bradford of Harrison County was among the 1,760 students who received degrees during graduation ceremonies Dec. 17 at Indiana Wesleyan University’s main campus in Marion.
    Bradford received her  B.S.N. in nursing.

  • Cedar Ridge Health Campus provides Hope for the Holidays to those in need

    The employees of Cedar Ridge Health Campus donated $6,589.51 to the Harrison County Resource Center/School Backpack Program through their annual Hope for the Holidays fundraiser.  Cedar Ridge Health Campus team members were able to raise these funds by hosting events such Jail-A-Thon/ Employee PTO Donation/Holiday Donations during the month of December.

  • HCHS’s Martinez named semifinalist in art contest

    A passion for good grades and art has led a Harrison County High School French II student all the way to the transatlantic semifinals.
    Tonya Martinez, a 15-year-old sophomore at HCHS, was named as one of the 100 semifinalists in the “Rock The Statue Green: A Transatlantic Art Contest,” which celebrated the 125th birthday of the Statue of Liberty.
    As part of a grade, HCHS teacher Tonya Wagoner, required all of her French II students to provide an entry piece for the contest.

  • Food pantry receives Fueling Communities grant from BP

    The Harrison County Food Pantry was selected to receive $3,250 from the BP “Fueling Communities” Program, which provides funds to local charity-based organizations that provide services to those in need in communities where BP supplies gasoline and diesel fuel.
    Scott and Janet McCauley, owners of Northfield Oil, a bulk BP supplier, were familiar with the food pantry’s mission and knew of its struggles.

  • New twist in Brown vs. Brown

    After the wife of former Cynthiana Mayor Jim  Brown had her divorce case dismissed in Johnson County last month, Jim Brown has filed in Harrison County.
    The divorce was filed in Harrison Circuit Court on Dec. 29 by Jim Brown’s brother/guardian Paul D.  Brown, and conservator, Richard M. Wehrle.
    In his case, Brown cites that “the marriage is irretrievably broken.”
    He added that prior to their Feb. 2, 2008, marriage, they signed a prenuptial agreement and that neither party is entitled to maintenance, temporary or permanent.

  • Cynthiana author puts tidbits of self in first novel

    Alecia Whitaker Pace calls her new book, The Queen of Kentucky, a skeleton of her own life.
    She grew up in Cynthiana and graduated from Harrison County High School in 1997.
    The bones are of Cynthiana, she said. The muscle and skin are her creation.
    Many of the things Alecia’s main character, Ricki Jo Winstead, cared about, Alecia said are things that girls in small towns care about.

  • Surge in stolen vehicles

    By Ben Hyatt, News writer
    Four cars have been stolen and vandalized in the past week leading authorities to believe that a serial car thief or thieves are at large.
    The first car stolen in the growing list of grand theft autos was taken from Third Street on Dec. 31, and later recovered on Mouth of Cedar Road on Jan. 2, torched.
    Two nights later, a double car theft took place at the home of Stephen McCauley, where a Nissan truck and a Lexus SUV were taken.

  • Community choir looking for more singers

    The Licking Valley Singers Community Choir seeks new members for Spring Session!
    Open to all who love to sing, the community choir will rehearsal Thursday evenings beginning Feb. 2  from 6:30 – 8:30.
    The choir rehearses at MCTC, Cynthiana Campus, with performance dates on April 20th and 22nd .
    There is a $25 (non refundable) participation fee and registration deadline is Jan. 23.
    To sign up or for more information contact Carrie Wade at (859) 585-0613 or carrie.wade@pendleton.kyschools.us

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.

    Dec. 22 – At 3:30 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 62. Ronald Vallandingham was attempting to turn onto Wornall Lane from US 62 when he was struck in the rear by Jonathan Dennie.
    Dec. 28 – At 6:01 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 62. Sydney Miller was traveling on US 62 when a deer jumped in front of her vehicle causing her to hit the deer.