Today's News

  • Harrison man arrested on murder charge

    An arrest has been made  of a Harrison County man in connection with a 2003 murder in neighboring Nicholas County.
    Shawn L. Fryman, 36, was arrested Wednesday morning at his Harrison County home on KY 3018 and charged with one count of murder.
    Fryman, formerly of Carlisle, is accused of killing David Sadler of Carlisle on March 31, 2003. Sadler was found dead inside his home in Nicholas County with a single gunshot wound to the head.

  • Church News

    A community event, “Looking from the Bed.” will be held Saturday, March 1, 6-8 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension office.
    Cornerstone Christian Church is hosting the program, which will be presented by Ryland Brown. Discussion will center around practical ways of showing love to those who are dying.
    Brown’s program will focus on topics such as the denial of death, grief, explaining death to children as well as other points of discussion.

  • Cake, white lies, and the truth

    Have you heard about the Baptist White Lie cake?
    Don’t know if this is a true story or not, but it seems that Alice Grayson of Tuscaloosa, Ala., had signed up to bake an angel food cake for the Baptist Church Ladies’ Group bake sale — Alice was known for her light, fluffy, perfect angel food cakes.

  • Choose to renew now

    Proverbs 2:6-8 says, “For the Lord gives wisdom; From His mouth come knowledge and understanding; He stores up sound wisdom for the upright; He is a shield to those who walk uprightly; He guards the paths of justice and preserves the way of His saints.”

  • Remembering and restoring Camp Chickasaw

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    There is very little evidence left of the old Camp Chickasaw on Moore Road in the area of Harrison County that locals refer to as “little Harrison.”
    The farm, which used to be owned by Herbert Allen Moore’s family in the early 1960s, is now the home of Joe and Carol Millham. It is also home to their business, Mountain Rest Taxidermy, which they transported from their former home in the New York state Hudson Valley area.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Feb. 27
    Historical Book Group Meeting. Thursday, Feb. 27 at 4:45 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The book for discussion will be Shattered Dreams: My Life as a Polygamist’s Wife by Irene Spencer.
    Women’s Book Group. Thursday, Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The book for discussion will be Queen of Kentucky by Alecia Whitaker.

  • Horn Humanitarian Award to be presented March 11

    The 2013 Horn Humanitarian Award will be presented to Margaret Watson on Tuesday, March 11, at 7:45 p.m. at Cynthiana Christian Church.

    The Harrison County Service Unit Board established the Clarence Horn Humanitarian Award to honor and preserve the vision Horn provided in serving the people of the community. 


    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    When Lauren Hill was just 20 weeks pregnant with her and her husband Adam’s, first child, they knew their baby was facing an immediate open heart surgery.

  • Jailer hopeful responds to misdemeanor theft charge

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    A Harrison County Jailer candidate is facing misdemeanor theft charges in connection with a case report filed with the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office last December.

  • Bid awarded for revamping county courthouse

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Based on a recommendation from Brandstetter Carroll Inc. Architects, the Harrison County Fiscal Court awarded the courthouse renovation project to Trace Creek Construction based out of Vanceburg. The vote was 6-1.