Local News

  • Weekly exercise, fitness program available at City Hall gym

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Recreation Department has donated space and time in the city gym to welcome a new exercise and fitness program Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m.

  • Developing rural communities is topic of Chamber luncheon

    According to research, the top three factors a company weighs when it relocates to a new community is the presence of a skilled workforce, access to quality health care, and a good education system. Taxes barely make the top 10 in the list of factors, said Alison Davis, Ph.D., executive director of the Community Economic Development Intitiative of Kentucky (CEDIK).
    Davis was a special guest presenter at the monthly membership luncheon of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 26.

  • No school Wednesday, March 5

    There will be no school in Harrison County on Wednesday, March 5.

    Assistant Superintendent David Case released the information at 2:40 p.m. Tuesday.

    A special meeting will be held Wednesday afternoon with a recommendation to use spring break as make-up days for five of the 22 days missed so far this year.

    The last day of school, at this point, will be June 6. Memorial Day will remain a day off.

  • No school Tuesday, March 4

    There will be no school in Harrison County on Tuesday, March 4.

    David Case, assistant superintendent, made the announcement at 3:45 p.m. Monday.

  • No school Monday, March 3

    Harrison County Schools assistant superintendent David Case announced at 8 pm Sunday night that there will be no school in Harrison County on Monday, March 3.

  • Harrison man arrested on murder charge

    An arrest has been made  of a Harrison County man in connection with a 2003 murder in neighboring Nicholas County.
    Shawn L. Fryman, 36, was arrested Wednesday morning at his Harrison County home on KY 3018 and charged with one count of murder.
    Fryman, formerly of Carlisle, is accused of killing David Sadler of Carlisle on March 31, 2003. Sadler was found dead inside his home in Nicholas County with a single gunshot wound to the head.

  • Remembering and restoring Camp Chickasaw

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    There is very little evidence left of the old Camp Chickasaw on Moore Road in the area of Harrison County that locals refer to as “little Harrison.”
    The farm, which used to be owned by Herbert Allen Moore’s family in the early 1960s, is now the home of Joe and Carol Millham. It is also home to their business, Mountain Rest Taxidermy, which they transported from their former home in the New York state Hudson Valley area.

  • Horn Humanitarian Award to be presented March 11

    The 2013 Horn Humanitarian Award will be presented to Margaret Watson on Tuesday, March 11, at 7:45 p.m. at Cynthiana Christian Church.

    The Harrison County Service Unit Board established the Clarence Horn Humanitarian Award to honor and preserve the vision Horn provided in serving the people of the community. 


    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    When Lauren Hill was just 20 weeks pregnant with her and her husband Adam’s, first child, they knew their baby was facing an immediate open heart surgery.

  • Jailer hopeful responds to misdemeanor theft charge

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    A Harrison County Jailer candidate is facing misdemeanor theft charges in connection with a case report filed with the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office last December.