Today's News

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Feb. 10, 2014
    Estate of Kara Jo Ann Kearns, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Anna Kimbrough, motion hour; order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Michael Joseph Williams, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Willard G. Conner, motion hour; motion withdrawn.
    Estate of Autumn Ann Ebie Copes, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Feb. 13, 2014
    Marisa Ann Ray vs. Nicholas Alexander Ray, domestic; agreed permanent custody order entered.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Feb. 3 -- At 7:15 p.m., a report was made from Parkside Manor of one of its residents striking another resident in the face
    Feb. 4 -- At 1:31 p.m., Steve Conley reported that Wesley Ledford was evicted from the Harrison House and allegedly threatened to burn down the building.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    Feb. 9 -- At 11:56 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred on US 62 west one mile outside the city limits. Leslie Williams was traveling east of US 62 west behind a vehicle driven by Whitney Williamson. Williamson lost control of her vehicle on a snow-covered patch of road. When Williams tried to pass, they collided.

  • Sunday fire closes Biancke's

    A Sunday morning fire caused the historic Biancke's to close its doors to the Sunday crowd. 

    This is the second fire in recent months in the Main Street restaurant. 

    Mary Todd Ashbrook, owner, said she suspects old wiring is to blame for this fire.  It was also the source of a fire last June. 

    The fire was noticed about 10:30 am when smoke started coming through the floor, Ashbrook said. Most of the damage was contained to the basement. however there was some smoke damage to the upstairs meeting room. 

  • Fugitive armed robber and sex offender arrested in Cynthiana Friday

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer


  • Harrison County schools dismissing early Friday

    Harrison County schools will be dismissing at 2:05 pm today.

    Assistant superintendent David Case made the announcement at 10:15 am Friday, Feb. 14.

  • Two milestones reached in first third of session

    This week saw two milestones of the 2014 Regular Session: The first third of the session completed and the first bill to receive final passage of the entire General Assembly.


  • Building a snow fort

    Fun in the Snow. From left, Sydney Furnish, daughter of Dan and Lori Furnish, and Karley and John Michael Furnish, daughter and son of Amy and Michael Furnish, enjoyed their days off from school building two ice forts on Smith-Martin Road. Clay Furnish, not pictured, also helped build the forts. He is the son of Dan and Lori Furnish.

  • It could be worse...

    It could be worse. We could live in Atlanta where salt is only for the table; where a snow like the one two weeks ago cripples the city and ice in the forecast for Wednesday.