Today's News

  • FFA Poinsettias are ready

    FFA Poinsettias are ready


    FFA is selling red or white poinsettias they are $7 each. The greenhouse is located behind the high school. Greenhouse hours are from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If someone is not there to assist you please call the high school (234-7117) and someone with be there shortly to help you.

  • Applications for Conservation Stewardship Program due Jan. 17

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is opening the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) for new enrollments for federal fiscal year 2014. Now through Jan. 17, 2014, producers interested in participating in the program can submit applications to NRCS.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Dec. 9, 2013
    Estate of Charles Lair Cook, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Brenda Faye Arnold, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Bernice S. Cash, probate hearing; will and codicil admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Ronald D. Earle, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Fred L. Lang, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.
    Dec. 9 -- At 8:33 a.m. a non-injury accident occured on US 62 two miles outside of town. Ross Jacobson lost control of his vehicle and hit a fence.
    Dec. 13 – At 7:50 a.m., a non-injury two-vehicle accident occurred on US 62 over a mile from downtown. Eric O’Brien was turning left into Rick’s Auto when he with a vehicle driven by David Duncan in the oncoming lane.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Arrests, citations,
    Dec. 7 -- Melissa L. Adams, 35, was arrested at Walmart and charged with theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting.
    Dec. 8 -- Leonard M. Morris, 21, was issued a warning on East Pike Street for disregarding stop sign.
    Dec. 8 -- Dillan N. Evans, 20, was arrested on a Harrison County warrant for first degree trafficking in a controlled substance, heroin.
    Dec. 9 -- David Rice, 52, was cited on Riverside Drive for no/expired registration plate.

  • T'was the Night

    By Cheryl Stoner Hoskins

  • Absence of Christmas parade leaves void

    I can’t say I missed standing out in the rain and cold Saturday afternoon to cover the Christmas parade.
    However, I did miss seeing the excitement in the faces of the children who would ride by and wave enthusiastically for the camera.
    Cynthiana’s Christmas parade was postponed or cancelled for the second time in as many Saturdays due to weather. Well, this last Saturday’s cancellation had some to do with weather but more to do with some of the entries pulling out.

  • Planning commission creates overlay zone for business park

    By Bonnie Skinner, P&Z director
    A few months ago the planning commission was approached with concerns regarding the Cynthiana-Harrison County Business Park.
    The planning commission felt it was appropriate to address these concerns while still guiding development in an appropriate manner.  
    A task force, including planning commission members, planning staff, elected officials and a local citizen, was established to review current regulations and discuss options specifically for the business park.

  • Parade is cancelled

    Not once but twice in the same year the Christmas parade had to be cancelled due to inclement weather.  

    According to Pat Grenier, Chamber director, too many entries had cancelled to continue with plans for the Dec. 14 event. 

  • Single mothers computer maintenance event to be held Dec. 14

    Christmas is supposed to be a time of great joy and excitement for you and your children. The last thing that you need to worry about is your slow, virus-infected computer.    If you’re a single mother, we will be performing basic maintenance on your computer, completely free of charge.   On Dec. 14, between 12 and 4 p.m., bring your desktop computer or laptop to 104 Court St. in Cynthiana, Ky.