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Today's News

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    Oct. 6 -- At 7:40 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred on Ky. 36 West three miles west of town. Alexia King of Robinson-Berry Road, was slowing for a driver ahead of her, who was turning into her driveway. Jessica Wilson of Ky. 36, traveling behind, did not see King slow down and rear-ended King’s vehicle.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Sept. 20 --  At 8:43 p.m., police arrested Amanda Coleman while following up on a harassment complaint. Police notified Coleman that she was not to trespass at 309 Broadway when she allegedly became combative. She was charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place, second degree disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and second degree assault of police officer.

  • Band to compete in regional Oct. 25

    The Harrison County Marching Thorobreds perform at Bourbon County High School in the KMEA State Marching Band Regional Competition on Saturday, Oct. 25.  
    The band will perform at 7:30 p.m. and will need to be among the top eight overall scores to advance to the KMEA Semifinals on Nov. 1.  

  • Winning Classroom Competition
  • Woman’s Club of Harrison Co. meets for October luncheon

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met on Friday, Oct. 10, at Hospice of the Bluegrass. Cheryl Case presided over the event.  
    Inez Burgin led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance and offered the blessing of the meal. The luncheon was prepared by Layne Tussey.  

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: James Peterson Korona, Sept. 27, son of Elizabeth Kinney and Tom Korona; Ashlynn Ann McNees, Oct. 4, daughter of Billy and Nicole McNees; Albert James Perraut, Sept. 21, son of Mark and Rachel Routt Perraut; Diana Clarice Lee Shirley, Sept. 7, daughter of Greg and DeDe Shirley.

  • Wireworms in your potatoes

    I have a decent harvest of potatoes this year, most of them are clean as a whistle; a few have a tinge of green (because a little sun shone down on them when they were curing on the veranda of the barn … my fault); and best of all, none have the tiny holes left by the dreaded wireworm.  

  • Donation
  • Reception planned for retiring police officer

    The family of Cpl. Walter Tapp will host a retirement reception for the 25-year Cynthiana Police officer on Sunday, Oct. 19, 3-5 p.m., at the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office meeting room.
    Tapp retired on Sept. 30. The reception is hosted by the family and open to the public.

  • School officials give nod to increased security measures at all public schools

    In a special called meeting Thursday night, The Harrison County School Board approved bids for the installation of security upgrades in all Harrison County Schools. The upgrades include bullet proof glass, sealed storefront enclosures and more security cameras, particularly around access doors and hallways.
    The bid for construction packages, door hardware and camera installation went to Schiller Hardware for a total of $81,379. The storefront and transaction windows will be provided by Consolidated Glazing Contractors for $29,480.