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Today's News

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.

    Feb. 16 – At 5:44 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 62 three miles from town. James Walker said strong winds caused a mattress and box springs to blow out of his vehicle causing it to hit the windshield of a vehicle driven by Mark Doyle.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Arrests, citations, warnings
    Feb. 15 -- Tammy Covington, 34, was arrested on U.S. 27 South at Walmart and charged with theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting.
    Feb. 15 -- Shawn Whisman, 25, was arrested on U.S. 27 South at Save-a-Lot and charged with theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting.
    Feb. 18 -- Matthew Edmonson, 24, was cited on East Bridge Street for failure to wear seat belt.
    Feb. 18 -- Jeffrey Mosley, 23, was arrested on Russ Avenue and charged with fourth degree assault, domestic violence.

  • Young Farmers banquet planned

    The Harrison County Young Farmers is planning their local banquet on March 25, 2013 at the Harrison County Extension Office. Meal will begin at 7 p.m. with guest speaker Warren Beeler with the Ky Dept. of Agriculture to follow.
    The group meets on Monday nights at the high school  at 7 p.m. Some upcoming speakers that are planned are Mike Meyer on March 4 doing a farm safety meeting and on March 12 Dr Michell Arnold UK Extension Veterinarian.
    Any questions call Jerry Prows at 859-234-6428.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Feb. 28
    Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation will award 87 county and state college scholarships to high school seniors pursuing a four-year course of study, including three $1,000 scholarships sponsored by Harrison County Farm Bureau Federation. Applicants must be a child of a Kentucky Farm Bureau member. For more information, including eligibility requirements, contact Jessica at the Farm Bureau office, 859-234-4514 or by visiting www.kyfb.com/media/files/fed/scholarships. Application must be postmarked by Feb. 28, 2013.

  • Chamber continues with big plans for 2013

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce held its monthly board meeting on Feb. 13, making big plans for its membership and the community.  
    The board approved a request to schedule the annual community awards banquet on March 19.  
    This is a change from its scheduled date of Feb. 22, but was made so that more of the community could attend and see the deserving recipients honored.  

  • Harrison County overcomes first-half deficit to win region opener

    George Rogers Clark’s Cardinals looked like anything but a team with a 9-20 record in the first half of the final quarter final game of the 10th Region Tournament Tuesday night.  
    The Cards used a very patient offense and some good shooting to take an early lead and maintained it throughout the first period.  
    George Rogers Clark made nine of 12 field goal attempts in the first period to take a 19-16 lead after the first eight minutes.  

  • New Lair Road crossing will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 27

    The CSX Railroad crossing on New Lair Road at 3M,  Bullard and the National Guard Armory will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 27, beginning at 9 a.m. and continuing through about 2 p.m., according to Cynthiana Mayor Steve Moses.
    Moses announced at Tuesday’s city commission meeting that a rail was busted at the crossing and CSX will be making the repairs Wednesday.
    Traffic will be diverted through Cynthiana, he said.

  • Chamber banquet moved to March 19

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce Banquet that was scheduled for this Friday has been moved to Tuesday, March 19.
    The awards program will honor local businessperson, volunteer, citizen, farmer, health care provider, public safety, and teacher of the year.
    It will be held at the Cynthiana Christian Church beginning at 6 p.m.

  • ‘A clean office is the sign of a cluttered mind’

    Hand me that photo.
    Which photo?
    The one beside that stack of papers.
    Which stack of papers?
    The stack that just fell into the floor!!!
    Anyone with office space can recall a time that you have turned around and it appears that an F5 tornado just made its way into your office, leaving behind a trail and multiple piles of paper and in some cases pretzel sticks.
    Can you judge a person by the way they keep their office?
    Can you judge someone by how much they become unnerved when you tilt a framed photo on their wall?

  • Grannis-McNutt to marry April 27 at Cincinnati Zoo

    Kelsey Ann Grannis, daughter of Scott and Michelle Grannis of Cynthiana, and Patrick Walker McNutt, son of Bill and Mary Beth McNutt of Cynthiana, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    The private ceremony will take place on April 27, 2013 at 5 p.m. at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens. A reception will follow at the Cynthiana Country Club.