Local News

  • Former Harrison Vet Clinic extern returns as veterinarian

    When the Harrison Veterinary Clinic decided to hire a new doctor, its not likely that it figured to get a candidate from New Zealand, nor would anyone have taken the bet that this particular Kiwi would be no stranger to Cynthiana or the Harrison Veterinary Clinic.  
    Some may call it coincidence, others may say fate, but for the staff members at Harrison Veterinary, Dr. Christina Wells’ return to Cynthiana is nothing less than an dear friend coming home.

  • ‘Tis the season: Shoppers beware

    The Harrison County Sheriff’s office received two reports of attempted phone scams last week. While the office receives similar reports throughout the year, the holiday season is a time when incidences of such fraud peaks.
    The incidents that were reported to the sheriff’s office were not specifically related to the holidays. On Nov. 12, Susanna Loch reported that she had received a call from someone claiming to represent the Wal-Mart Mobile Pharmacy service.
    Wal-Mart has no such service.

  • Road Paving Project
  • Paula's Family Restaurant donates Thanksgving turkeys
  • Forum opens discussion about teen suicide


    Attendance for the “Understanding Teenagers” forum at Harrison County High School exceeded the expectations of its organizers and seemed to launch a community dialogue about what steps the community can do to address, and reduce, the incidence of teen suicide.

  • Blessing Ball
  • Did you know?

    for free Thanksgiving meal
    Harvest of Hope, a Unity Christian Church outreach, will be providing free Thanksgiving meals to anyone wanting to partake.
    It’s not too late to make a reservation, but do so soon.

  • Man charged after attempt to pawn family belongings

    A 28-year-old Harrison County man faces multiple charges after he attempted to pawn items that belonged to his brother-in-law.
    Around noon Tuesday, police received a call from Dryden’s Sporting Goods that Talmage “Seth” Nickels was in the store and attempting to pawn a firearm.
    Anthony Dryden, owner of the store, recognized Nickels from a previous theft in his store and believed that Nickels was a convicted felon, according to Sgt. Wilbur Gross of the Cynthiana Police Department.

  • Court approves courthouse renovation loan

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    The courthouse renovation project advanced another significant step Tuesday night when the fiscal court approved the bid from Kentucky Bank for a $750,000 loan at a 10-year, 2.49 percent fixed interest rate.
    R.J. Palmer, State Senate Minority Leader, addressed the fiscal court in his private capacity as an agent of Civic Finance Advisors. Civic is working under contract with the Kentucky Association of Counties (KACo) and handled the solicitation of bids for the  courthouse renovation loan.

  • Veteran's Day Observance