Today's News

  • HMH/Wedco
  • Community Action to begin LIHEAP assistance

    Community Action Council will begin the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) on Monday, Nov. 7 in an effort to assist residents with low-income with their utility bills. The LIHEAP Subsidy program provides a one-time benefit to eligible households to be used for energy bills.  The amount of the benefit is determined by income, household size, fuel type and geographic location. An overdue bill or cut-off notice is not required. You do not have to own your home or pay energy bills directly to be eligible for assistance.

  • 4-H Events

    Nov. 16: Harrison County 4-H Saddle n Spur meeting, Harrison County 4-H Center Fairgrounds
    Nov. 23: Robert Wiggington 4-H Memorial Award due to Extension Office
    May 14-16: Harrison County 4-H Hunter and Home Gun Safety Education, May 14 and 15, Extension Office, May 16 Roberts Farm
    June 26-29: 4-H Camp, North Central 4-H Camp, Carlisle, KY
    July 5-14: 2012 Harrison County Fair
    July 23-25: Harrison County 4-H Hunter and Home Gun Safety Education, July 23 and 24 Extension Office, July 25 Roberts Farm

  • Southwood takes plea deal

    The woman who went on a shooting rampage in an east end subdivision in July 2010 has entered a guilty plea to multiple charges.
    Sandra Southwood, 43, changed her plea during a pretrial conference on Tuesday morning in Harrison Circuit Court.
    According to the plea agreement, Southwood admitted guilt to first degree assault, four counts of first degree wanton endangerment, fleeing or evading police and first degree criminal mischief. She also pleaded to two misdemeanor counts of criminal mischief.

  • Charges pending in Craigslist theft of wedding set

    Charges are now pending against a man who allegedly snatched a wedding set from a woman who had advertised the set for sale on Craigslist.
    Det. Alan Judy of the Cynthiana Police Department said the woman arranged to meet the potential buyer for the diamond set in the parking lot at Cynthiana’s Walmart Monday afternoon.
    Through emails the two agreed to meet outside the Lawn and Garden department at Walmart.
    When the woman arrived, she parked at the pre-arranged location.

  • Principal for the Day
  • Social ‘not working’ for alleged thieves

    The social network, Facebook, was used to help identify suspects in a purse snatching last week.
    Within an hour of having her purse stolen from her office at the PVA on Oddville Avenue last Tuesday, Lauren Denniston and her colleagues had compiled a list of everyone who had been in and out of the  combined offices of the PVA and Harrison County Clerk, said Ptl. Harold Whitlock of the Cynthiana Police Department.

  • A Disney Spectacular

    “Heigh-ho, heigh-ho...”
    Nearly everyone knows the words that follow in one of Disney’s most recognizable songs from the 1937 animated film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
    That’s just one of the songs that will be presented in A Disney Spectacular: Songs spanning 50 years of Disney classics on Friday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 13, at 2:30 p.m.
    The Licking Valley Singers will present its fall concert at the Cynthiana Baptist Church under the direction of Karen Bear with accompanist Dr. Beth Laytart.

  • Grand jury issues four indictments in Tuesday session

    A father and son duo were two of the four people indicted by a Harrison County grand jury on Tuesday.
    Timothy Cox, 24, and his father, Richard Cox, 52, were indicted on drug-related charges stemming from incidents last fall.
    According to the indictments, Timothy Cox faces a four-count indictment on charges of trafficking in a controlled substance (morphine) first degree, receiving stolen property (firearm) and second degree persistent felony offender.

  • HCHS teacher earns ‘Outstanding’ award

    A Harrison County High School teacher has gained recognition for her service to education via a student nomination.
    Tonya Wagoner, a Harrison County High School French teacher, has recently been awarded as an Outstanding Educator from the University of Chicago.
    “I was actually standing in the hallway and there were two young men walking down the hallway, one with roses in his hands and the other with a box,” said Wagoner. “I thought to myself how nice it would be to get those lovely flowers, but instead the box was for me.”