Today's News

  • Harrison among first 75 to adopt new graduation age

    Harrison County has jumped on board with ‘Graduate Kentucky’ Attendance Standard to decrease drop-out rate.

    According to a press release by the Kentucky Governor’s Office, Harrison County is one of 75 school districts that have adopted a new graduation standard in order to keep students in school until their 18th birthday.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    June 16 – At 1:31 a.m., Heather Durbin reported that her cell phone had been stolen and that the person who had the phone was sending photos that had been on the phone to other people. Durbin declined to pursue criminal charges and the case was closed.

  • Summer concert series continues to grow; Eric Cummins Band this Friday

    The Chamber of Commerce’s Summer Concert Series continued to grow in its second weekend.  Hundreds of people turned out to enjoy great music in downtown Cynthiana. The Blue Collar Rebels and the Pike Street Opry brought rock and country to a lively crowd.

    The third concert in the series occurs this Friday, July 5, and will feature the music of the Eric Cummins Band.  

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    June 16 – At 7:09 a.m., an injury accident was reported on KY 3003 six miles from town. Stephen Kiskaden was traveling on KY 3003 when he dropped off the road and over-corrected and struck an earth embankment causing him to overturn.
    June 19 – At 9:20 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on KY 36 14 miles from town. Ronald Howard was parked in a parking-lot when his vehicle came out of gear causing it to strike two other parked cars.

  • Academic briefs

    On May 24, 2013, Logan Duncan received his diploma for the Combination Structural and Pipe Welding Program from Hobart Institute of Welding Technology located in Troy, Ohio. After successfully completing a nine-month program, Duncan holds certificates in GTAW, SMAW and FCAW as an AWS Certified Welder.
    He is the son of Gary and Teresa Duncan.

  • Academic briefs

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 2,749 students earned Dean’s List honors for the Spring 2013 semester.
    Local students honored are:
    Brigette Bianca Kunkel of Sadieville, sophomore, Harrison County High School graduate majoring in Wildlife Management
    Mari Kaitlin Palmer of Sadieville, senior, Anderson County High School graduate majoring in Wildlife Management
    Kelcie L. Fish of Sadieville, junior, Home School graduate majoring in Pre-Occupational Science

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  • Fire department discussion ends with board appointment

    An anticipated controversial fiscal court meeting ended with only formalities.

    On behalf of the Harrison County Fire District, board members Barry Snapp and Anthony Ecklar visited the fiscal court to discuss the need for an appointment by the court.

  • Directors needed for plays

    The harriCYN Community Theatre is now seeking directors and plays for its upcoming 2014 season.  If you are a director and would like to direct a play in our community,  please submit a detailed proposal to direct to the harriCYN Community Theatre by emailing harricyn@yahoo.com.  

  • Open registration now for Licking Valley Singers

    Calling All Music Lovers. The Licking Valley Singers Community Choir is now registering new members for its fall 2013 Session. LV Singers is an all comers, non-auditioned community choir open to everyone.