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Today's News

  • Reunions

    BARNES
    The Barnes family reunion, descendants of M.R. and Nancy Scott Barnes, will be held from noon to ? on June 25 at Unity Christian Church in the new shelter. A potluck meal will be served.
    All friends and relatives are invited.

    McCAULEY
    The reunion of David Evans McCauley will be held Saturday, June 18, at noon.
    A potluck will be held at the Harrison County 4-H Center located on US 27 South.
    Family members are encouraged to bring recipes and pictures to share with all.

  • Homemaker news

    JUNE
    June 17: Hospice Pillow Project, 9 a.m. - noon
    June 20: AARP Safe Driving Class, 12-5 p.m.
    June 21: Longest Day of Play, Flat Run Veterans Park

    JUly
    July 1: 4-H Camp
    July 7-16: Harrison County Fair

  • Alice Powell retiring after 34 years at Shady Lawn

    Alice Powell, who has worked at Shady Lawn for 34 years is retiring. She has worked in many positions, but her favorite is the kitchen. Powell said she will miss the residents and has enjoyed working for former owners Jim and Martha Brown as well as the new owners Kelli and Challie Bailey. Her plans after retirement include spending more time with her husband, Charles, and her children, Tracey and Angela Powell, and her grandchildren, Demond, Chris, Jasmine and Dominique. Her last day was June 15.

  • Dog dipping day

    Harrison County Fiscal Court sponsored a dog dipping/rabies vaccination day at Cynthiana Southern States on Saturday, June 11. Magistrate Jeff Brunker helped Jake, a golden retriever, get his dip.  Brunker also helped a Yorkie named Harmony. The Harrison County Flora Shrophire Animal Shelter received $235 in donations. There were also four animals adopted. Walmart, KC Provisions and Ken’s NewMarket provided refreshments for the event.

  • Berry block nearly gone

         Residents of Berry were awakened Wednesday morning with the distinctive orange glow of a raging fire.

         Two homes on Main Street were fully engulfed by 4:30 a.m. and before it was extinguished, the two homes were completely destroyed and a third was damaged. The Berry Starlight Restaurant also sustained moderate damage in the three-alarm fire.

  • Photos of Berry Fire

    Mr. Larry Wells was nice enough to share with us some photos of this morning's fire in Berry.  Three houses and a restaurant were completely involved in the blaze.  Read complete coverage by the Cynthiana Democrat.

  • Webb attorneys admonished for not attending hearing

    After issuing show cause orders for Bass Webb’s defense team last Thursday, Judge Jay Delaney withdrew those orders in court Tuesday morning.
    Delaney initially made the show cause orders when Webb’s attorney failed to show up for a scheduled status hearing.
    Webb, who will stand trial in December for the murder of Bryia Runiewicz, was transported from the Eastern Kentucky Correctional Center in West Liberty, Ky., for the hearing.

  • Blaze claims Midnight Court apartments

    An early morning fire on Midnight Court has left firefighters wondering how it started.
    A call was made to dispatch around 5:30 a.m., Saturday, June 4, regarding an apartment fire on Midnight Court.
    When firefighters arrived at the 109 Midnight Court apartment, officials were forced to immediately call in reserves to help extinguish the nearly out of control flames that had engulfed the building.
    A search team was organized to look through the building for any signs of life but no one was found.

  • Did you know?

    Auditions June 24, 25 for The Fantasticks

    On the heels of the successful Our Town production, The harriCYN Community Theatre’s is making plans for its fall offering, The Fantasticks.
    Auditions will be held Friday, June 24, and Saturday, June 25, at 6:30 p.m. for vocal and cold readings, at the Community Theatre office at 135 E. Pike Street.
    The show will be presented Oct. 7-9 with Laura Stephens as director, Missy Lutz, producer, and Gil Rognstad, director of music.

    Goonies to be shown for
    missionary benefit

  • Mums the word

         After watching his daughters, Elizabeth and Miranda, spend hours in front of a television playing video games, Andy Barnes saw an opportunity to put an end to the brain-frying technology and get them outdoors.