Today's News

  • Toddler injured in dog attack on Rutland Road

    The mother of the 3-year-old girl who was attacked by a dog Saturday said her daughter will have some scarring, but she’s grateful it was no worse than it was.
    Katherine Baker and her girls were at a graduation party on Rutland Road in Harrison County, when a lab/pit bull mix dog launched itself at the girls.

  • Sports beat

    Thorobreds golf team opens with
    Franklin County Tournament
     The Harrison County Thorobreds golf team started the 2012 season by finishing 24th in the Franklin County Tournament.  The two-day event was held on Monday at Canewood and Tuesday at Marriott Griffin Gate.  

  • U.S. Rep. Davis resigns

    U.S. Rep. Geoff Davis, who represented Kentucky’s fourth congressional district, resigned his post Tuesday citing a family health issue at the core of his decision.
    “I thank the people of Kentucky’s Fourth District for the honor of serving as their Congressman over the last eight years,” Davis said in a press release.

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  • Monday morning crash claims life of local crafter

    A Harrison County woman was killed in a crash on KY 36, Monday morning.
    According to Harrison County Sheriff Bruce Hampton, Carolyn Williams, 66, was traveling east on KY 36 West about 2.5 miles from Cynthiana around 8:50 a.m., when the fatal wreck occurred.
    “According to her family she had a rough night as far as her health was concerned and was on her way to the doctor,” said Hampton. “It is not confirmed but we believe she may have had some kind of spell right before the accident.”

  • Ten must-have apps to help you survive a storm

    (ARA) - Use these smartphone apps to help you get prepared, remain connected and stay safe during bad weather:
    StopDisaster - This iPhone app walks you through preparedness checklists for hurricanes, earthquakes, blizzards and other disasters.
    Dropbox - Install the program on your PC or Mac, upload files to your folder, and they are instantly available on all your other computers.
    MotionX GPS Drive - MotionX GPS Drive is the cheapest and most popular way to guide you out of town on an unfamiliar route.

  • Post It Fashionista

    Aubree Ritchie walks across the stage with her father during the Evening with the Arts Post-it Note Fashion show Friday night. Ritchie was winner of this year’s contest.

  • Family credited with saving victim’s life

    Tony Herald is lucky to be alive and he is quick to give credit to his mother and younger brother for saving him from the deadly current at Robinson Dam.
    Just hours before a Harrison County man died in the horrific waters at the Robinson Dam, Herald was brought lifelessly to the shore.
    About 4 p.m. Saturday, Herald, his mother Connie Applegate, and brother, Robert Webber, went to Robinson Dam for an afternoon swim. They had just arrived when Herald, 20, went into the water above the dam. He was soon swept over the dam by the raging water and fighting for his life.

  • Helicopters called in for two separate crashes on Sunday

    Helicopter services were called twice to Harrison County Sunday afternoon following two wrecks less than two hours apart.
    The first of two wrecks was called in at 11:50 a.m., on KY 32, six miles west of Cynthiana.
    “We received a call at 11:50 a.m., for a single vehicle injury accident,” said Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Steve McCauley.
    McCauley said a 2005 Harley Davidson motorcycle, driven by Scott Thompson, 19, of Nicholasville, had exited the road following a curve on KY 32.

  • Two Harrison Square businesses hit by quick-change swindlers

    Two Harrison Square businesses were victims of a quick-change scam on Saturday that netted the scammers about $300.
    Ptl. Jeff Thomas of the Cynthiana Police Department said two black men pulled the quick-change scams in Subway and Auto Zone within 30 minutes of each other.
    “Before it was all over they had their money and more,” Thomas said.