Local News

  • Lions’ Club Auction is March 18-22

    The annual Cynthiana Lions’ Club Auction will take place on March 18-22 from the Harrison County Central Office, Board of Education, on Webster Avenue.

    Country hams, gift cards and many more odds and ends will make up the list of approximately 90 items that will be up for bid each night of the annual auction.

  • Kimbrough honored by cattlemen’s group

    By Frank Shanly, Shelbyville Sentinel News

    It may have only just started, but already 2013 has been a huge year for retired Shelbyville veterinarian and former  Cynthiana resident Dr. Jack Kimbrough.

  • LVC Spring Art Show is March 21

    On Thursday, March 21, the Licking Valley Campus Extension will open its doors to the public for a Spring Art Show from 4 to 6 p.m. 

    Showcase artists include Herby Moore, MCTC/Licking Valley Campus, Artist in Residence. 

  • CEO offers job opportunities for persons with disabilities

    Community Employment Opportunity continues to work with disabled citizens to find work during hard times.
    The late Francis Quinn Morris laid the foundation for Community Employment Opportunities in 1977 when she developed an organization for those persons with mental disabilities.
    “My sister, Lorrie, had been diagnosed with down syndrome,” said Jeannette Quinn Bracken, daughter of Francis. “My mother started thinking about what Lorrie was going to do after high school.”

  • Hooking an Heirloom

    It’s been years since Rita Glascock discovered an unfinished hooked rug that her mother started.

    “I promised myself I’d finish it in memory of her,” said the woman who spent her entire working career in health care.

  • Former governor in Cynthiana for Lincoln Day Dinner March 9

    Former Gov. Ernie Fletcher will make an appearance at the March 9 Lincoln Day Dinner in Cynthiana to discuss national and state issues.

    According to Avi Bear, co-coordinator of the Lincoln Day Dinner, Fletcher has not made many public appearances since his rein as Kentucky Governor.


    Horseback riding lessons are now available for all ages and skill levels.

    Karen Linker, formerly of North Carolina, has been studying the art of horseback riding for over 24 years.

  • Magistrates give nod to new Parks & Rec leaders

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court voted to hire Brad Steele and Jim Milum as the new Parks and Recreation director and deputy director respectively.

    After several applications were reviewed, Parks and Recreation committee members Missy Lutz and Frank Henson presented Steele and Milum for the positions created by the restructuring of the recreational department to the fiscal court.

  • City says yes to grant app for fishing dock

    The Cynthiana City Commission agreed to sponsor a grant application that would allow for the construction of a fishing dock on recreation property at River Road.

    The Land and Water Conservation grant would provide $11,500 with the city having to come up with $5,750 for the project.

  • Relay fundraiser at Cynthiana McDonald's only

    Cynthiana’s McDonald’s will be participating in a fund-raising effort to benefit the  local Relay for Life.

    On Thursday, Feb. 28, 50 cents from each value meal and sale sold at the Cynthiana location between 5-7 p.m. will be donated to the Relay for Life, which is an all-night event geared at raising money for the American Cancer Society.