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Today's News

  • Benefits of a raised bed

    One dilemma facing many aspiring vegetable gardeners is sub-prime soil, shall we say. Compacted, clay soil is not uncommon in Kentuckiana but it is especially common in newer developments.  
    One way to off-set the problem is to employ a system of raised beds.  
    Raised beds are practical for many reasons and they are not just for the clay-challenged.  
    Practical because you do not have to till, dig, double dig or battle clay in a raised bed.  The soil has been added by you so it is as good as you want it to be.  

  • CPD officer involved in one of two shootings Tuesday night

    Local law enforcement officials are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred around 8 p.m. Tuesday night.
    Kentucky State Police are investigating following the shooting that involved a Cynthiana Police Officer.
    Cynthiana Chief Ray Johnson briefed city commissioners about 9:45 p.m. telling them that two people have been airlifted from Harrison Memorial Hospital to the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

  • Tornado watch in effect until 7 p.m. Monday

    Harrison County and most of central Kentucky are currently under a tornado watch until 7 p.m. tonight (Monday), according to the National Weather Service.
    The entire state remains under a wind advisory.
    A tornado watch means conditions are favorable and to be prepared in case a warning is issued.
    A tornado warning means that a tornado has been spotted and you should immediately seek shelter.
    For up to date weather information, visit the National Weather Service’s website at http://www.crh.noaa.gov/lmk/.

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  • County shows slight growth

    We’ve grown a little. Not by leaps and bounds mind you, but certainly a respectable increase.
    Since the 2000 Census where Harrison County recorded an 18,250 population, we’ve experienced a 3.27 percent rise to 18,846, according to statistics released this month.

  • Meth lab defused

    A suspicious backpack found on Leesburg Farm Lane has Harrison County Sheriff’s Department investigating a meth manufacturing operation.
    Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Nathan Gasser was called to investigate a suspicious backpack that was found in Leesburg Estates Monday, March 28, around 10:30 a.m.

  • ‘We are family’

    A small community store with a big heart. Nancy Walker, recipient of the Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year honor said it’s the personal touch that has kept the family business afloat.
    Nancy Walker and her mother, Lois Judy, still find themselves busy with  Eastside Pharmacy customers that are looking for more than prescriptions.
    “We are family down here,” said Walker. “We know the people that walk through our doors and we treat them with the utmost respect and make them feel welcomed.”

  • Pony Parade
  • Lions Club Auction underway

    The 54th annual Cynthiana Lions Club Charity Auction started Monday, March 28, and will continue through Thursday, March 31. It is being broadcast over WCYN and Cable Channel 6. Bidders can also view it live a www.aiscomputer.com.
    Numerous items have been donated and will be up for bid beginning at 7 p.m. each evening. To place a bid, call 859-234-9742. All proceeds from the auction stays in Harrison County for projects supported by the Cynthiana Lions Club with eye sight preservation as the club’s primary concern.
     

  • Faith-based film needs extras

    Local couple Ed and Betsy Smith are calling for volunteers to be extras in faith based film “Undeserved,” Saturday, April 2.
    The extras will be nonspeaking parts and act just as background bodies during a scene that will be shot at the Cynthiana Presbyterian Church. Shooting will take place in the morning or early afternoon.
    If interested in becoming an extra, please contact the Smiths at 235-0225 or edwardbetsy@bellsouth.net.