Today's News

  • School Menus

    Jan. 26-30
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Sausage gravy and biscuit or cereal and yogurt, juice or fruit, choice of milk..
    TUESDAY: Mini cinnis on biscuit or cereal and yogurt, juice or fruit, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal and yogurt, juice or fruit, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Mini pancakes, strawberry splash or cereal and yogurt, fruit, choice of milk.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Jan. 3 -- At 9:39 p.m., police were called to Hillside Drive for a domestic situation.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    Jan. 11 -- At 1:10 p.m., an injury accident occurred on Upper Curry Road seven miles north of town. Philip Darter was driving on Upper Curry Road when his vehicle dropped off the right shoulder of the road and went into a tree.

  • If I were the Governor

    One night at the dinner table, there was a disturbance outside; we didn’t have a window view of what was happening so I was asked to look out the door.

  • Public meetings are law, no matter how awkward the subject

    I could throw out all sorts of cliches here: If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it must be a duck; or even, where there’s smoke there’s fire.

  • The 2015 legislative session begins

    FRANKFORT – The General Assembly returned to the Capitol early last week, and in the House, we focused on electing our leadership, establishing our committee system for the next two years and hearing the eighth and final State of the Commonwealth address from Governor Steve Beshear.

  • City’s war on slushies

    Cynthiana public works crews were given the all-clear Tuesday night to dig up streets and repair water main leaks resulting from freezing winter temperatures. Leaks were reported on Saturday from several residents, but crews could not begin repairs until receiving information on the locations of other utility lines, explained Cynthiana public utilities director Gary Royalty. It can take up to two days to get clearance from the state, he said. 

  • Republicans nominate West and Senate candidate

    The Harrison County Republican Party sent six people including the Harrison County Party chairman and vice-chair to the State Republican Party Nominating Meeting to select the Republican nomination for the Kentucky Senate special election on Saturday, Jan. 10. Pictured above right, Steve West was selected for the special election. US Rep. Thomas Massie, left, was also in attendance at the meeting.



  • Sharing a few thoughts about "addiction"

    By the definition alone we can see how deadly addiction is. Webster says addiction is the “state of being enslaved to a habit or practice or to something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming, as narcotics, to such an extent that its cessation causes severe trauma.”

  • Harrison Memorial Hospital opens outpatient clinic in Carlisle

    In an effort to extend services into the communities we serve, Harrison Memorial Hospital announces several outpatient services that will be available to our patients in the Carlisle area on Jan. 12.

    “By opening the outpatient services clinic, it will enable HMH to better serve the Carlisle community,” said Sheila Currans, Harrison Memorial Hospital’s Chief Executive Officer.