Today's News

  • Crossword Puzzle


    1. Done with a knife
    6. Pendulum’s path
    9. Pompous talk or writing
    13. Salk’s conquest
    14. Gunk
    15. *Given name of “Dog the Bounty Hunter”
    16. Tree in Latin
    17. Hold title to
    18. Knightly suit
    19. *Nickelodeon’s conjoined brothers (1998-2005)
    21. Dig further
    23. Deadeye’s forte
    24. Good earth
    25. Young woman making her debut
    28. Le Corbusier’s art

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, May 23
    AARP Driver Safety Course for drivers 50 and older at the  Extension Office on May 23 from 12-5 p.m. Snack provided. Cost is $12 for AARP members, $14 for non-members. May be eligible for insurance discount. Certificate provided for insurance company. Call the Extension office at 234-5510 to sign up.
    Women’s Book Group. Thursday, May 23 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The book for discussion will be Beyond This Moment by Tamera Alexander.
    FRIDAY, May 24

  • Motorcyclist remains critical after Monday crash

    As of 11 a.m. Tuesday, a Harrison County man is fighting for his life after a Monday evening crash in Lexington.
    William Chambers, 23, is listed in critical condition at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, according to hospital officials.
    Chambers was involved in a motorcycle crash about 7:30 p.m. Monday.

  • Several injuries from three Thursday afternoon wrecks

    The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department was kept busy with three accidents Thursday afternoon, all within about a three-hour period.
    The first accident occurred about 3 p.m. when Savannah Caudill, 20, driving a 1997 Jeep Wrangler, dropped off the right side of KY 36 East at Shady Nook Pike and over corrected.
    Harrison County  Sheriff Bruce Hampton said Caudill was traveling alone in the Jeep and was taken to Harrison Memorial Hospital by private vehicle.
    Deputy Nathan Gasser investigated the accident.

  • Trooper demonstrates K9 prowess at Citizens Police Academy

    Tpr. Ryan Gosser brought his canine drug partner to the Kentucky State Police Citizens’ Police Academy, which is held at the Licking Valley campus. He demonstrated how the dog will locate drugs in a vehicle and be rewarded by playing with a ball. 


  • Homeowner shoots at intruder


    The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department was called Friday morning to a home on KY 356 after shots were fired.

  • Hutchison trial set for June


    A June 18 trial date has been set for Richard Lee Hutchison, who has been indicted on federal charges of distribution of Oxycodone and Conspiracy to distribute Oxycodone.

  • Seven years of deficits lead to center’s problems with IRS


    For at least the past seven years, the Harrison County Commission on Aging’s Senior Citizen Center has operated at a deficit which lead to a city and county bailout of delinquent payroll taxes owed the Internal Revenue Service.

  • New York couple bringing 20 jobs to Business Park

    A new manufacturing operation will be locating in Harrison County and bringing with it employment opportunities for about 20 positions.

    Cynthiana Mayor Steve Moses announced at Tuesday’s city commission meeting that Bay Horse Innovations Inc. has purchased 5.9 acres in the Harrison County Business Park.

  • Court pursues plans for renovation of old courthouse

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court has agreed to hire Brandsetter Carroll Inc. to draw plans for a proposed renovation of the old courthouse on Main Street.