Local News

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. march is Monday

    The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration and march in Cynthiana will be held Monday.
    The march will begin at 10 a.m. at Ebenezer United Methodist Church on Locust Street and end at St. James AME Church on Pleasant Street.
    Following the march, a celebration service will be held at St. James with Glenda Greene as the featured speaker. The approximate one-hour service will be followed by a meal of chili, sandwiches, soft drinks and cookies.
    The public is invited to attend.

  • Police capture suspect after foot pursuit

    A Harrison County man faces multiple charges after an early evening attempt to elude police.
    Jeff Davis, 28, has been charged by the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department with first degree fleeing and evading on foot after he allegedly ran from a deputy following a short pursuit through town.
    A call was made to dispatch around 6 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 12, for a suspicious vehicle on Carl Stevens Road.

  • Case sews up career with Jan. 31 retirement

    Jan. 31 will be the last time Cheryl Case will bear the lengthy title of Harrison County Cooperative Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences, but she vows it will not be the last the community has seen of her.
    After 26 years, Case is retiring.
    “I still love my job and the people I work for,” Case said, noting that her decision to retire was a tough one. “I’m eligible to retire and a still have things I want to do.”

  • Sen. Palmer re-elected as Senate Minority Floor Leader

    Sen. R.J. Palmer II, D-Winchester, has been re-elected to his second term as Senate Minority Floor Leader by the Senate Democratic Caucus.
    “I want to express my sincere appreciation for the confidence entrusted in me by my fellow Democratic Senators,” Palmer said.  “With the position of Democratic Floor Leader comes a great deal of responsibility, which I plan to meet head-on. I look forward to working in a bi-partisan manner with my Senate colleagues, members of the House and Gov. Beshear to address the challenges facing our Commonwealth.

  • Campbell man charged with DUI following crash

    A Campbell County man has been charged following an injury accident on US 27 N. on Jan. 9.
    A call was made to dispatch around 8:02 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9, for an injury accident on US 27 N.
    The initial called claimed that a passenger of a 1998 Chevy car had been ejected during the accident.
    According to Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Nathan Olin, no passenger was severely injured or ejected during the wreck.

  • Chamber brings on new board members

    The Harrison County-Cynthiana Chamber of Commerce has announced its changes to the Chamber board of directors for 2013.  
    Returning board members are Charles Garnett, Jim Ingram, Brett Hines, Linda Huesing, Denise Lyons, MaryTodd Seaman, Becky Smith, Jim Spears, Alex Barnett and Steve Moses.  
    New board members are:  Colleen Emery, Pam Slone, Bonnie Teater and Chris Winkle.

  • Support from the Stable

    Photo courtesy of Donald Richie/Richie Photography

    Harrison County High School students in the Stable wore orange on Friday to supports anti-bullying efforts and held signs to support Thorobred junior Dillon Pulliam’s milestone of scoring 1.000 career points. 

  • Deputy turning in his badge after 23 years


    After 23 years of service to the community, Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Steve McCauley says it is time to hang it up.

  • First baby of 2013 arrives on Jan. 2

    Harrison County’s first baby of the year at Harrison Memorial Hospital waited nearly two days after the new year before making her arrival.

    Ma’Layah Ray Pennington was born at 8:41 p.m. on Jan. 2 to Melissa Koutz and Brandon Ray Pennington, Cynthiana.

  • Burden indicted for abuse of 2-year-old child

    David Alan Burden II, 22, was one of six people indicted by a Harrison County grand jury on Thursday, Jan. 3.
    Burden is lodged in the Bourbon County Detention Center where he has been since Nov. 8 when he was arrested on a charge of first degree criminal abuse.
    Burden is accused of intentionally abusing his 2-year-old son, causing serious physical injury in a situation that may have caused serious injury, torture, cruel confinement or cruel punishment.
    His bond is $50,000.