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Today's News

  • SkillsUSA Chapter
  • Spooky Boo-Wow parade is Saturday

    The third annual Howl-o-ween Spooky Boo-Wow parade will be held Saturday at the courthouse.
    Registration will begin at 11 a.m. on the lawn at the old courthouse in downtown Cynthiana. The canines and their owners will join a parade around the courthouse beginning at noon.
    The parade is an event of Xi Beta Beta Sorority as a committee for the Harrison County Fiscal Court with the Human Society of Harrison County the beneficiary of proceeds.
    There is a $5 registration for each dog entered.

     

  • HCHS Youth Day
  • Berry residents thank court for financial support of Data Center

    A special Harrison County Fiscal Court meeting was held in Berry on Tuesday, Oct. 23.
    During the special meeting citizens of Berry were given the opportunity to give praises and concerns to the fiscal court.
    Several citizens gave thanks for the continued support of the Harrison County Fiscal Court in funding the Berry Data Center.
    The citizens informed the court that several children and young adults are able to use the resources for school work and various types of social media.

  • Applications now being accepted for MCTC Board of Directors

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Applications are now being accepted for the Maysville Community and Technical College Board of Directors. Two positions have been created due to term expirations.
    Information from all applicants will be presented to the Maysville Community and Technical College Nominating Commission at their next meeting.

  • 3-vehicle accident injures 3

    Helicopter services were called in following a three-vehicle accident on US 62 Sunday.
    According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Peak, three individuals were injured following the multi vehicle accident at the intersection of Hicks Pike and US 62 Sunday, Oct. 21.
    Peak said a vehicle driven by William Hehr, 87 of Cynthiana, was attempting to make a left turn from US 62 onto Hicks Pike when his vehicle was struck in the rear by a vehicle driven by Kandi Williams, 23, of Cynthiana.

  • Commissioners urge motorists to be cautious during trick-or-treating

    Cynthiana Safety Commissioner Gary  Brunker asked residents and motorists to be aware of small children in the streets during Trick-or-Treat.
    Hours for trick-or-treating will be between 6 and 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31, in Cynthiana for children who are 12 years old and younger.
    “I want to remind everyone that it will be getting dark, there will be small children, leaves... and just want to caution motorists to be cognizant of that,” Brunker said Tuesday.
    In other business, the commission:

  • Falmouth man joins John Lair law practice

    Long-time Cynthiana attorney John Lair is welcoming a new attorney into his practice.
    William “Joey” Verax, 25, of Falmouth was sworn in Friday, Oct. 19.
    “I’m looking forward to it,” Verax said of his new position. “I like the interaction with clients.”
    He’s no stranger to Harrison County. Verax served two summer internships with Commonwealth Attorney Doug Miller during the summers of 2010 and 2011.

  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. “Let’s do _____”
    6. Lake in France
    9. Q-Tip, e.g.
    13. Verdi’s composition, e.g.
    14. Hockey legend
    15. Emotion at center of “The Scarlet Letter”
    16. Dutch genre painter Jan _____
    17. Prefix for “new”
    18. *Served hot or cold
    19. *Popular hue
    21. *Turning pumpkin into Jack-o’-Lantern
    23. Sea to a Spaniard
    24. Common menu item, as on a computer
    25. Busy ___

  • Site of Harrison County’s Ruddle’s Fort to be part of Daniel Boone documentary

    Perhaps the most recognized military events in Harrison County history were the raids by John Hunt Morgan and his Raiders on Cynthiana during the American Civil War. However, renowned Kentucky historian Kent Masterson Brown, claims that it was another battle that has also piqued his interest.
    “I regard this as one of the most critical sites of Kentucky’s Revolutionary War experience,” Brown said of Ruddles Fort, which is on the banks of the South Fork of the Licking River near Lair, on property now owned by Dunny and B.T. Darnell.