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  • Home & Garden Show is Saturday and Sunday

    Make plans to visit the  Cynthiana Home & Garden Show this weekend -- Saturday, April 21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday, April 22, 12 p.m.-4 p.m. We will be located at the former Save-a-Lot on U.S. 27 South behind Lee’s Famous Recipe. Visitors will find flowers, trees, hanging baskets, hand-woven baskets, wreaths, windows, cabinets and items needed for home improvements, home decor or gardening.
    Admission is one non-perishable food item per person (or $1) which will be donated to the Harrison County Food Pantry.

  • News briefs (April 19, 2018)

    Historical society to meet April 26
    The Harrison County Historical Society will conduct its monthly meeting on April 26 at 7 p.m. at the Bluegrass Care Navigators, 1317 U.S. Hwy. 62 East. Enter by the rear door entrance, where the meeting room is the first one to your left.
    Eddie Price, author of “Widder’s Landing,” will talk on Blue Licks settlement and battle, the last battle of the Revolutionary War.

  • Political, event signs must be out of state rights-of-way

    Becky Barnes,

    It’s an election year and that means political signs are going up everywhere . . .  some are even being placed illegally in the state right-of-way.
    “I don’t want to have to pick them up,” said Kevin Florence, Kentucky Transportation Department road superintendent in Harrison County. “I try like heck to not have to get them.”
    Florence said there are several reasons why putting any kind of sign in the right-of-way is illegal.

  • P&Z approves development plans, cell tower placement

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County-Berry Joint Planning Commission okayed three separate final development plans and also allowed AT&T Mobility to begin the process of erecting two more cell towers in the county.
    Monday night’s regular meeting began with the commission looking over Donald Northcutt’s plans to add nine additional storage buildings to his business on White Oak Pike.

  • Lincoln Day welcomed state and local offials.

    The Harrison County Republican Party hosted the Annual Lincoln Day Lunch on Saturday, April 14th.   Many Local and state candidates as well as current elected officials shared in discussions about current and upcoming legislation.  Pictured from left, US Rep Thomas Massie, US Rep Andy Barr, Businessman Roger Brill, and KY Commissioner of Agricultural Ryan Quarles.

  • County clean-up, free dumping continues through Sunday

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court will sponsor a county-wide clean-up scheduled for April 18-22. Items may be brought to the county barn on Connersville Pike each day from 7:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.
    No tires will be accepted this year, and the county will pay $10 for each appliance that is brought in for disposal, with a limit of two items per family.

  • Airport’s Wings and Wheels is Saturday beginning at 10 a.m.

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport Wings and Wheels “Fly-in and Cruise-in” will take place at the airport this Saturday, April  21, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
    “This is kind of like the annual Rod Run, but on a much smaller level,” laughed airport administrator Re’Jeana Craft. “We have had up to 200 cars and many, many motorcycles in the past, with several dozen airplanes flying in, as well.”
    Craft said that at least two medi-vac helicopters will be on hand, as well as several vendors.

  • Rohs Threatre presents ‘You Can’t Take it With You’

    The Rohs Theatre Company’s production of You Can’t Take it With You opens this weekend with performances on Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 and a matinee performance on Sunday afternoon at 2.
    There will be three more performances next weekend, again on Friday and Saturday nights and Sunday afternoon.
    The original play by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman won the 1937 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. It was then made into a Frank Capra-directed movie that won the Best Picture Oscar in 1939, starring Lionel Barrymore, Jean Arthur and Jimmy Stewart.

  • Licking Valley Singers spring performance is April 27 and 29

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    If you’re tired of all the negative events going on in Kentucky, in particular, and the world, in general, you might want to consider heading to the Cynthiana Baptist Church on Friday night, April 27, and Sunday, April 29.
    The Licking Valley Singer’s Spring Concert,  Songs in the Key of Life, will feature 18 selections that are, “reflections on humankind’s indomitable spirit,” said music director Karen Bear.