Today's News

  • Daddy will carry it

    On our most recent visit to the pediatrician, we were told that my son, who is only 4 years old, is comparable in weight and height to an average 7-year-old.

  • Nothing causes more fuss than progress

    So, I was seeking out ideas for stories to write in this week’s paper last Friday evening when I turned up Pleasant Street, which, ironically, has not been at all pleasant this week to downtown drivers.
    Not only do we have the intersection of Church and Pleasant Street shut down for some big project, but another sidewalk improvement project has shut off yet another section of this heavily used roadway.

  • Friday night Russ Avenue house fire a total loss

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    A Russ Avenue house fire early Friday evening is an even more complete loss than usual for its renters as the landlord had no insurance coverage on the building.

  • Community Calendar 3-19-15

    THURSDAY, March 19
    American  Girl Activity Club
    . Thursday, March 19 at 5:30 p.m. Presented by CHCPL in the basement of the Cynthiana Presbyterian Church. For Kindergarten through 5th grade. Will be learning about Kaya - a Native American from 1764.

  • In defense of being ordinary

    I confess: I am not trendy or radical. Never was. Probably never will be.

  • Arrest made in animal cruelty case

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    A woman wanted on 16 counts of animal cruelty in Harrison County was apprehended Saturday night at a hotel in Georgetown.

  • Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Improving fisheries to try this spring

    By Lee McClellan, Ky. Afield
    Discovering emerging populations of sport fish in a lake or stream is a good skill to learn to increase your fishing success. It is also the easiest skill to learn concerning the outdoors.
    Studying the 2015 Kentucky Fishing Forecast is all you need to do because fisheries biologists across the state recommend some improving fisheries to try each year. A printable version is available on the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources’ webpage at fw.ky.gov.

  • Down to Earth opens new store on Pike Street

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    In the understated way its name is posted on an antique chalkboard and in the lavender scent that catches the attention of passers-by, “Down to Earth,” one of the new blood of Pike Street business, is true to its name.

  • Church News 3-19-15

    He Is Risen. Join the Cynthiana Baptist Church congregation as they celebrate the start of Easter Week.
    They will kick off the week with the annual Easter Egg-Stravaganza for the family. The event promises to be full of fun, candy and eggs. It will begin at 2 p.m. at Little Switzerland Church Park on Old Lair Road.  

  • Sheriff wants to update cruiser fleet

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Of the ten vehicles in the law enforcement fleet of the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, six are in such poor condition that they present a serious hazard to the department’s deputies, said Sheriff Shain Stephens.