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Today's News

  • 'Chasing the Dragon'

    It’s called “Chasing the Dream.” But for nearly everyone in the running, it becomes a nightmare... also known as “Chasing the Dragon.”
    In the 1970s, heroin was the  drug of choice at nearly every social level. It didn’t discriminate.
    Commonwealth Attorney Doug Miller said heroin fell out of favor with the drug culture in the early 1980s because of the danger.
    Now, decades later, heroin is re-emerging as the memories of the dangers have faded, according to local officials.

  • Harrison County Sheriff Department

    HARRISON COUNTY

    SHERIFF’S REPORT

    Traffic Cases

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    CYNTHIANA POLICE REPORT

    Arrests, citations, warnings

    July 26 -- Joseph A. Pawley, 40, was issued a citation for failure to wear seat belt while traveling South Walnut Street.

  • Carson named new HCFD Chief

    The Harrison County Fire Tax District has named Charles Allen Carson as the new Harrison County Volunteer Fire Department Chief.
    Carson, a member of the Cynthiana Fire Department and former assistant chief for Harrison County Volunteer Fire Department, will fill the vacant position of chief formerly held by his father for 31 years.
    “I am very, very excited to have this opportunity,” said Carson. “I know I have big shoes to fill, but I am appreciative for the opportunity.”

  • Did you know?

    Freshman
    orientation
    Aug. 8

    There will be a freshman orientation on Thursday, Aug. 8 at 6 p.m. in the Harrison County High School auditorium.
    There will also be a meet and greet with teachers after the orientation. Parents of incoming freshmen are also welcome.

    Cynthiana’s Rod Run will host its first 5K run/walk

    The second annual Rod Run of Cynthiana will be held Saturday, Aug. 24. The morning will  kick-off at 8 a.m. with a Rod Run/Walk along Safety Way.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Aug. 8 

    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Aug. 8 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

  • View school as an opportunity, not a sentencing

    And the infamous countdown, for the majority of students, has began.

    Only five days remain in the 2013 summer break for Harrison County students and I am sure that there will be plenty of headaches to come in the next few days.

  • Fillies sixth in CKC, eighth in Clark as the season begins

    The Harrison County Fillies golf team hit the ground running the past week as they began the season with two large tournaments.
    They began by hosting the nine-team Central Kentucky Conference tournament on Friday at the Cynthiana Country Club. Freshmen Sarah Holland and Sarah Durbin led the way for the Fillies as they shot very well for the first time out.  Holland finished sixth among the 52 golfers, shooting 90 for the 18 holes.

  • Thorobred golfers start season with Franklin County Invitational

    The 24-team Franklin County Invitational was the starting point for this year’s addition of the Harrison County Thorobreds golf team.  The Breds played Monday and Tuesday at the Marriott course in Frankfort in the tournament won by Louisville St. Xavier.  

  • Church News

    BLUEGRASS COWBOY

    Gospel in the Park, presented by Bluegrass Cowboy Church, will be held Saturday, Aug. 10 beginning at 4 p.m. at the Bourbon County fairgrounds.