Local News

  • Sgt. Gross honored for DUI enforcement

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    One in three Americans will be impacted by a drunken driving crash in their lifetime, according to the National Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA).

  • Mayor says city will remove phone lines if AT&T ignores request

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Cynthiana Mayor Steve Moses said a conduit of phone lines is causing a major blockage in the city’s storm drain at Pike and Church streets.

    The mayor said AT&T bored through the city’s storm drain to run its lines.

  • Sheriff’s deputies logged several wrecks during slippery weekend

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, the spike in car accidents during the ice storms Friday evening and Sunday morning was far less than anyone expected.


    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Watching Donald Hill shape  and shave unformed blocks of wood on the lathe into something beautiful in his Silver Road workshop, it’s easy to understand the famous quote from the Italian sculptor Michaelangelo. “Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.”

  • Parade still on for Saturday

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    It may be an abbreviated version of what would have been if the Christmas parade had taken place last Saturday, but the plan is still  for Cynthiana to have a parade.

  • Cynthiana’s soldiers are stateside

    The 149th Vertical Construction Company has completed its most recent tour in Afghanistan and is now stateside in Texas, according to family members.

    Family and friends still have not been notified when the soldiers will return to Cynthiana. However, they are anticipating a pre-Christmas reunion.

  • Six defendants admit guilt

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    The nine jury trials that were originally set for Tuesday, Dec. 10, were dealt with prior to the trial date.

    Some of the trials were continued while other defendants changed their pleas to guilty, according to court documents.

  • High school choir gets a unique educational experience at Disney

    In addition to performing for visitors in Disney World’s Epcot Center last Friday night, two singers from Harrison County’s High School Choir made it through auditions to perform solo at the American Idol experience at Hollywood Studios Park on Saturday.
    The HCHS Choir escaped the oncoming winter weather when they left for Orlando on Wednesday afternoon. The timing could not have been better, Michelle Hassall, choir director, said.
    The high school choir took 30 singers to participate in the Disney Candlelight Processional at Epcot Center.

  • Christmas parade cancelled

    The Dec. 7 Cynthiana Christmas parade was cancelled. Chamber director Pat Grenier said the Chamber board voted to postpone the parade until next Saturday, Dec. 14. 

    She said that because many holiday events are already underway the parade time may change to accommodate those who have evening plans. That decision will be made later. 

  • Harrison County schools cancelled today

    Assistant superintendent David Case has confirmed that school has been cancelled today due to the threat of snow and ice. 

    The National Service has issued a winter storm warning for Harrison County.