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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Brunker to celebrate 90th birthday

    A 90th birthday celebration will be held for Mary Lois Brunker on Sunday, Nov. 10 from 2-4 p.m. at Cynthiana Christian Church.

    In lieu of gifts, please share your fondest memories and birthday wishes in a card to be collected.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: No births to report this week.

    Building site sought for new post office. Cynthiana’s post office was listed as fifth out of the 13 most critical problems for capital improvement in the Cincinnati district.

  • Homemaker trip to Branson

    The Harrison County Homemakers traveled to Branson, Mo. for their fall trip Oct. 7-11. Fifty-three members and guests enjoyed touring the Branson area, shopping, visiting the College of the Ozarks, and seeing five shows. The shows were: The Duttons, Joseph, Baldknobbers, New Jersey Nights and Shoji Tabucci. The 2014 fall trip will be Oct. 6-11 and will be traveling to Georgia visiting St. Simon Island, Jekyll Island, and Savannah. Plan to join the homemakers for a visit to these interesting sites.

  • Harrison County Middle School Reading Counts
  • Omega recognized as a three-star chapter

    Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority met at the home of Charlene Dawson on Monday, Oct. 7 with nine members present. Guests Kay Cox and Cheryl Case were welcomed. 

    Following the opening ritual, members answered roll call by describing how they decorated for Halloween or a special Halloween memory.