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Today's News

  • A warm welcome to the Season of Giving

    The giving season is upon  us and there are so many ways to help others -- here at home or across the globe.
    Each year the Christmas Angel program, which is managed through the Family Resource Centers, grows beyond everyone’s expectations. Somehow, though, the needs are met and there are children who wake up Christmas morning to gifts they wouldn’t otherwise receive.
    Through an application process, families who have fallen on tough times submit gift ideas for their child or children.

  • Law enforcement makes Friday morning drug sweep

    A group of drug suspects were hauled into the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office Friday morning as part of Operation Black Friday.
    The Kentucky State Police, Harrison County Sheriff’s Department and Drug Enforcement Special Investigations (DESI) joined forces as part of a statewide sweep, according to Tpr. David Jones, KSP public information officer.
    The number of Harrison County’s arrests is still climbing.
    Charges were primarily for heroin trafficking. Those arrested have been sent on to the Bourbon County Detention Center.

  • Ag Economist to speak at annual cattle meeting

    By Gary Carter, Co. ext. agent
    Dr. Kenny Burdine, Ag Economist at the University of Kentucky will give his predictions for the beef industry at the Harrison County Beef Cattle Association Annual  meeting. The meeting will be held on Thursday, Nov. 5 at the Harrison County Extension Office. The program will begin at 6 p.m.
    This program is an event to inform the public about our industry and also conduct the business portion of our local association. The Board of Directors would like to invite anyone interested in the beef industry to attend this meeting.

  • Climate determines a tulip's behavior

    When it comes to bulbs we don’t always meet with consistent success. And, before you blame the chipmunks, the girl who mows the grass or the bulb company for their lack-luster performance, consider some of the other factors that influence how well flowering bulbs flower.  
    Sunlight; crowded bulbs; pre-mature removal of foliage the previous season; or a winter rest period that wasn’t cold enough or long enough may play a role in poor performance.  

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Oct. 31
    Heroes Unmasked-Trunk or Treat. Thursday, Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m. at Cynthiana Baptist Church. All children are invited. Children and their families will encounter costumed Bible Hero actors, play carnival games, do crafts, and collect Bible Hero cards to trade and treasure. The church is located at 212 E. Pleasant St., Cynthiana.

  • US Forest Service waives fees for Veteran's Day weekend

    The U.S. Forest Service is waiving fees at most of its day-use recreation sites over the Veterans Day holiday weekend, Nov. 9-11. The fee waivers – the fourth this year – are offered in cooperation with other federal agencies under the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act. Day-use fees will be waived at all standard amenity fee sites operated by the U.S. Forest Service. Concessionaire operated day-use sites may be included in the waiver if the permit holder wishes to participate.

  • Two convicted in cattle rustling want new trial

    Allegations of cattle rustling and two guilty verdicts landed two Harrison Countians in jail last week.
    Amanda May and Clarence  Rogers Jr. were found guilty of receiving stolen property more than $500 and less than $10,000.
    The pair was convicted on Wednesday, Oct. 23, in Harrison Circuit Court and a formal sentencing was set for Nov. 5.
    The Commonwealth recommended that they be sentenced to serve a maximum of one year in prison. However, the sentencing was delayed to Nov. 5 pending a presentence investigation.

  • Daughter's death raises awareness of P.O.T.S. disease

    The tragic circumstances that led to the premature death of a young Harrison County mother has inspired a family to raise public awareness of a disease that is uncommon enough to go undiagnosed for years.

  • Republican Party Elephant Stomp

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    The Republican Party of Cynthiana hosted the 19th annual Elephant Stomp on Oct 19. Speakers included US Senate Candidate Matt Bevin and 4th District US Congressman Thomas Massie.

  • 95th birthday celebration

    ames Webber Davis recently celebrated his 95th birthday with family. “Webber” was a World War II veteran and served Harrison County-Cynthiana as Chief of Police (1960-1964), deputy sheriff (1964-1968), and sheriff (1968-1972). Pictured with Davis are: standing from left, daughters Phyllis Johnston and Peggy Cain, and grandson James Smith.