Today's News

  • Public meeting scheduled for review of school facilities plan

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Though the Harrison County Schools District Facilities Plan was recently approved by the Kentucky Department of Education and the school board, it’s not likely that any major construction projects will be launched in the near future, according to Harrison County Superintendent Andy Dotson.

  • Cedarbrook neighborhood meeting announced

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The Harrison County Sanitation District is sponsoring a meeting with residents of the Cedarbrook neighborhood on Saturday, April 25, to complete the next step in the transition from private to public management of its sewer plant.

  • HCHS seniors headed for New York City

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    For the last several months, 34 Harrison County High School seniors have been raising funds in hopes of lowering their senior trip cost.

  • Local talent takes on Romeo and Juliet

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    In just over a month, the Rohs Opera House stage will be the setting for a timeless story of young love ended tragically by a vicious blood feud between two prominent families.

  • $5k Community Fund grants to benefit local projects

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The Harrison County Community Fund presented $5,000 worth of grant awards to benefit local improvement projects Wednesday afternoon in a conference room at Harrison Memorial Hospital.

  • Making History

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Wesley Smith is 10 years old. He is described as adorable, creative, comedic and compassionate. Some days he is very social and at other times he wants to be alone.

  • Community Calendar 4-2-15

    THURSDAY, April 2
    Bake Sale.
    Thursday, April 2 at 10:30 a.m. in the Harrison Memorial Hospital cafeteria. Sponsored by the HMH Auxiliary.

    FRIDAY, April 3
    The Harrison County Health Department
    will close at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, April 3 for Good Friday.

  • Church News 4-2-15


    Oddville United Methodist Church will be having a one night revival on Saturday, April 18.
    The Rev. Adam Gulley will bring the message. Gulley is the pastor of Nepton United Methodist Church. There will also be special music by soloists Dawn Arnold and Jimmy Caskey. Come join us and see what the Lord can do. Revival starts at 6 p.m.
    For more information contact Pastor Megan Reed at 859-588-0609.


  • The joyful promise of the Resurrection

    We welcome the arrival of spring. Sunshine encourages our hearts after 2015’s winter snowfalls. Colorful carpets of daffodils and tulips brighten the Central Kentucky pre-Easter landscape. Inhale deeply, exhale slowly the refreshing newness of spring.
    One of the objectives of writing articles for the Cynthiana / Harrison County Ministerial Association includes letting the community get to know the members. Communication through reflective writing fills the bill.

  • Celebrating the worst best thing

    The other day I thought of the phrase, “the best worst thing.”
    Is it even possible to have a best worst thing? Isn’t that an oxymoron, like jumbo shrimp or pretty ugly?
    For one of my daughters, the past year has been the worst of her life, and she’s still asking why. “If Jesus loves me, why did he let this happen?” she asks.