Today's News

  • Sosbes to be honored with anniversary reception Jan. 21

    James Lewis ‘Buddy’ and Carol L. Courtney Sosbe of Harrison County will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Jan. 18. They were married on Jan. 19, 1962 at Pleasant Green Baptist Church in Harrison County.
    They have three children, James Lewis Jr. ‘Jimmy,’ Michael Tod (Angie) Sosbe and Pamela Nicole (Jerry) Hicks, all of Harrison County; six grandchildren, James Michael, Bennett Lewis Sosbe, Bridget, Brooke, Jared and Mary-Katherine Hicks, all of Harrison County; and a special niece, Judy Gail Faulkner.

  • Open house planned at local animal shelter

    The Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter will host an open house on Saturday, Feb. 4 from noon to 3 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come and celebrate the shelter’s birthday. Sponsored by the Humane Society of Harrison County. Cake and soft drinks will be available, plus you might find your next best friend there.
    View the new Sallie McKemie Cattery and check out the puppy room. There are plenty of nice dogs, cats, puppies and kittens needing good homes.

  • Extension office to host Couponing 101 workshop

    I remember a time, not so long ago, when couponing was not fashionable. There were even rumors of coupons being discontinued because people just were not using them. The tide has turned.There are hundreds of couponing websites, newspaper columns, blogs and even a television show about extreme couponers. Consumers are searching for ways to make their dollars go farther and couponing can result in significant savings.

  • Museum Musings

    * Charter and Ordinances, 1915 - Sec. 249 - “No automobile or motor vehicle shall be run or propelled upon any of the streets, alleys or ways of the City of Cynthiana, from one hour after sunset to one hour before sunrise without having and keeping lighted one or more lamps or lanterns, which shall be attached to such vehicle so as to be free from obstructions by the other parts thereof and show a white or red light visible from a reasonable distance in both front and rear.”

  • Harrison County Football Alumni

    The Harrison County Football Alumni will hold a meeting on Sunday, Jan. 29 at 2 p.m. at the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office. The meeting is to prepare for the annual banquet to be held in August.
    Hall of Fame inductees, time of banquet and any other business will be discussed.

  • Cynthiana DAR
  • 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.