Today's News

  • SNAP cuts mean more food pantry demand

    Cuts in funding for the federal food benefits program known as SNAP may strain the ability of the local food pantry to serve family needs, said director Margaret Watson.

  • 3M distributes Plant Site Grants
  • LVS weekend event features songs from the Silver Screen

    For their ninth musical extravaganza at the Cynthiana Baptist Church, the Licking Valley Singers are ready for their close-ups, Mr. De Mille.

  • May, Rogers withdraw request for new trial

    The two people who last week asked for a new trial following their conviction in a cattle rustling deal have withdrawn their request.

    Amanda May and Clarence Rogers Jr. were found guilty of receiving stolen property more than $500 and less than $10,000 during a two-day jury trial in Harrison Circuit Court that ended on Oct. 23.

  • Three accidents reported on Bypass

    Within the first four days of the Cynthiana Bypass opening, Harrison County Sheriff’s deputies responded to three car wrecks on the roadway. Two, including one injury accident, occurred at the intersection of Bypass Road and White Oak Pike near Westside Elementary school.

  • Grand jury issues two indictments Tuesday

    Two men were indicted by the new Harrison County grand jury on Tuesday.

    Jeffrey Streitenberger, 38, was indicted on a charge of first degree trafficking in a controlled substance (heroin, methamphetamine, morphine) first offense.

  • Donlon changes plea in sex-related case

    The Harrison County man who was arrested last spring from a Harrison County nursing facility on sex-related charges has entered guilty pleas to five counts of possession of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor.

    Thomas A. Donlon, 70, was arrested May 2 following an investigation by the Kentucky State Police and Lexington Metro Police Department.

  • Harrison County native participates in Kentucky Book Fair

    Nick and Viola: A Kentucky Family Tragedy in the Tobacco Wars (1904-1911), has been selected for sale at the Kentucky Book Fair in Frankfort, KY on Nov. 16, 2013.  
    The Book Fair is Kentucky’s premier literary event and one of the largest of its kind in the nation.

  • MCTC hosting instand admission day Nov. 22

    “If you have been thinking about starting or returning to college, you can take part in Instant Admissions Day and be ready to start classes in January with one just one visit to our college,” said Dr. Ed Story, MCTC President.
    Instant Admissions Day is a new program to help students enroll in classes fast by completing the Compass test, transcript evaluation, advising, registration and the financial aid application in just one visit to the nearest MCTC campus.

  • HCHS team competes in two tournaments

    The Harrison County High School speech team competed in the Murray/LaRue Swing Tournament on Nov. 3.  
    The students actually compete in two tournaments at one time. Some students performed 16 times in one day.
    The team received a fourth place at Murray and a fourth place at LaRue out of 20 teams.
    “This is remarkable as only six members of the team were able to compete on Saturday,” said Laura Sanders, speech coach.
    The following won their events: