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Today's News

  • Man dies Tuesday after Oddville-Sunrise wreck

    A Harrison County man was pronounced dead at UK Hospital following a wreck on Oddville-Sunrise Road Tuesday morning.
    A call was made to dispatch at 10:58 a.m., Tuesday, May 8, for an injury wreck involving an elderly man on Oddville-Sunrise Road.
    According to Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Peak, Jack Price, 78, was traveling north toward his home on the country road in his 1991 Ford truck when the wreck occurred.

  • unDeserved debuts

    A local Cynthiana couple team together to bring their first faith-based film to the big screen.
    Ed and Betsy Smith of Cynthiana announced their world premier of “unDeserved” this Saturday, May 12, at the John L. Hill Chapel located on Georgetown College Campus.
    The film examines college kids, who often go through many trials and times of criticism during their college career.

  • Benefit concert to be held at Flat Run Veterans Park

    Licking River Outfitters announces their second annual Salute the Warriors Benefit Concert to be held Saturday, May 19, at Flat run Veterans Park.
    Licking River Outfitters welcomes the public to join in an afternoon filled of live music, games and food as they honor all veterans and active warriors who have fought to preserve the rights of American citizens.

  • Fiscal Court approves first reading of $9 million budget

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court votes in favor of proposed 2012-13 budget after first reading.
    Ordinance 264, proposed budget for 2012-13, received an unhesitant yes from all magistrates, minus absent magistrate Paula Taylor, as it outlined expected county expenditures for the next fiscal year.
    Despite unanswered issues pertaining to various requests from organizations such as the Recreation Board, the Harrison County Fiscal Court agreed to the first reading of the $9,062,906 budget.

  • Uninsured motorists risk cancellation of registrations

    Linda Furnish, Harrison County Clerk, says an important insurance law for Kentucky motorists will soon be implemented in Harrison County and across the Commonwealth.
    As mandated by the Kentucky General Assembly, the Kentucky Department of Vehicle Regulation on June 1 will begin mailing notices to owners of registered motor vehicles identified as having been without personal insurance coverage for more than 60 days.

  • Bear to celebrate May Festival Chorus Milestone

    Cynthiana resident Karen Schulman-Bear will be honored at this year’s 2012 May Festival for her 22 years of service to the May Festival Chorus.
    Members of the chorus are honored with a service pin, worn onstage at the May Festival, and recognized in the program of the May Festival as they pass five year milestones of service.  In all, 20 singers will be recognized this year for lengths of service ranging from five years to 40.

  • KYTC reminds motorists that U.S. 27 bridge not yet complete

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) reminds motorists that the new U.S. 27 bridge over CSX Railroad tracks in Cynthiana, though open to traffic, is not yet completed.

  • Phase I sign-up deadline is Monday

    The 2012 Phase I deadline will be Monday, May 14 at 4:30 p.m. This will be the only sign up for 2012 and the program will include up to $3,000 per producer. The applications are available at the Harrison County Extension Office and can be picked up during business hours and returned by May 14.
    Following the application period, the local board will score the applications on May 15. All scoring will be based on a scoring sheet which is supplied by the Governor’s Office of Ag Policy.
    If you have any questions, call the Extension Office at 234-5510.

  • Conservation District Cost Share Program announced

    The Harrison County Conservation District will be accepting requests for cost share funding under the Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share and Environmental Stewardship Program beginning May 14, 2012 and extending through June 15, 2012.

  • Conservation District Cost Share Program announced

    The Harrison County Conservation District will be accepting requests for cost share funding under the Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share and Environmental Stewardship Program beginning May 14, 2012 and extending through June 15, 2012.