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Today's News

  • Bussell hired as new Economic Development recruiter

    Former Kentucky Economic Development project manager is bringing her expertise to Cynthiana and Harrison County as the new EDA recruiter.
    She said she always wanted to work in a small town and now her dream has come to life.
    Darlene Bussell, a Kentucky State University economics graduate, said economics are simply something that comes natural to her.
    With over 20 years of experience in the field of economics, Bussell said she has been nearly everywhere and seen just about all there is to see.

  • Ryder Lee Pugh

    Ryder Lee Pugh was born to Brandon Pugh and Briana Guptill of Cynthiana on July 26, 2012 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 lbs. 3 oz., and is welcomed by his sister, Sheyenne Pugh.
    Maternal grandparents are Kelli and Shane Mcfarland of Lexington, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are Bonnie and Tony Layne and Trisha and Roger Mcfarland.
    Paternal grandparents are Diana and Winston Pugh of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Eula and Bill Cooper, Darrell and Shirley Pugh, and Wanda and John Otto.

  • Evaline Elise Spivey

    Evaline Elise Spivey was born to Susan and Adam Spivey of Lexington, Ky. on May 25, 2012 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. she weighed 8 lbs., and is welcomed by her sister, Lilly.
    Maternal grandparents are Joe and Millie Hudgins of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are the late Margaret Hudgins and Curtis Paul Hudgins.
    Paternal grandparents are Mark and Ellen Spivey of Lexington; paternal great-grandparents are are Betty Hicks of Cadiz, Ky., and Bernard and pat Spivey of Patterison, La.

  • Injured foreman returns to work

    A bridge foreman escaped life-changing injuries after a railroad tie fell into him while working on the Cynthiana bypass last Wednesday.
    According to an unnamed source, Joe Deck, of Javier Steel, was overseeing a beam installation when a railroad tie being used as a brace broke loose and fell from the bridge.
    The source said the railroad tie struck a piece of equipment then struck Deck in the back.
    The Harrison County Volunteer Fire Department responded on scene along with the sheriff’s department and Brown’s EMS.

  • Cooper Allen Justice

    Cooper Allen Justice was born to Mindy Miller and Steven Justice of Cynthiana on June 29, 2012 at Central Baptist Hospital.
    He weighed 6 lbs. 5 oz., and is welcomed by his sister, Jayca Kiersten Justice.
    Maternal grandparents are Carol Miller and Troy Miller of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are Teresa and Montie Justice of Shelbiana.

  • Students, Parents get ready for schools' opening on Tuesday

    In just a few short days the 2012-13 school year will get underway.
    Stores will likely be bustling this weekend with the last-minute back-to-school shopping... and students are eager to get back into the classroom.
    This is where you hear the familiar sound of a record being scratched.
    OK, not every student is ready to go back, but don’t you remember the excitement of the first day of school?

  • Firefighter's funeral

    A firefighter’s funeral processessional was held Thursday for former Harrison County Volunteer firefighter William Cline. Cline was a firefighter for 31 years. He died July 22 and was 76 years old. The processional included firetrucks from Paris, Georgetown, Cynthiana, Harrison County and Mt. Olivet.

  • Harrison County courthouse will close Aug. 6 for state furlough

    The Harrison County Judicial Center as well as courthouses will be closed statewide and all court services will be unavailable Monday, Aug. 6, as the Kentucky Judicial Branch shuts down for the first of three furlough days in 2012.
    The furloughs will affect only non-elected court personnel, who will be off work without pay as part of the Judicial Branch’s Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Reduction Plan.
    The entire court system will be closed Monday, Aug. 6; Tuesday, Sept. 4; and Monday, Oct. 15.

  • Wilder-Anton wed in garden ceremony

    Mike and Laura Wachter of Cynthiana, Ky., and George Wm. Wilder II of Lexington, Ky., announce the marriage of their daughter Whitney Lebus Wilder to Joshua Jacob Anton. Anton is the son of Gregg and Lisa Anton and Steve and Kim Powell of Mansfield, Ohio.
    The garden wedding was held at 5 p.m. at the Bodley Bullock House in Lexington, Ky. on May 26, 2012. A dinner and dance reception followed at the Spring Valley Golf Club.
    Bridal attendants were Anna Rush, maid of honor, Cassie Maribeto, Ann Sydney Taylor, Amanda Boers and Lindsey Beaudry.

  • Extension Homemakers plan winter trip

    Harrison County Extension Homemakers are planning a winter day trip to Wheeling, W.Va. in December to the Festival of Lights.
    We will leave on Tuesday, Dec. 4 from the Extension Office at 7 a.m. and arrive at Wheeling around 3 p.m. We will have dinner (included) at the historic Wilson Lodge. We will then visit the Winter Fantasy Laser Light Show and Train display from 6:30- 7:30 p.m. and end with a guided tour of the Festival of Lights from 7:30-9:30 p.m.