Today's News

  • Prank call spurs middle school lockdown

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Harrison County Middle School went on security lockdown Thursday afternoon after a wild rumor spread that a convicted murderer had escaped and was seen on the premises.

  • Be careful of what we might lose in life

    One of our favorite seasons is upon us. Easter is the moment of celebration for all Christians.
    I appreciate all the special services that occur during this time of our spiritual lives. I even appreciate some of the secular activities as well.
    One of my favorite times of the year is the Bunny Blast we have for the children of our church.

  • City gives nod to Sunday liquor sales

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    In a three-to-one vote, the Cynthiana City Commission passed the first reading granting private clubs the option to sell liquor on Sundays.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana News, Aug. 24, 1854 - “Dr. A. J. Beale, having previously located in Broadwell, tenders his professional service to the public, and will promptly and faithfully attend to all business confided to his care. A linear share of the public patronage is respectfully solicited. Office at Jesse Baskett’s store where he may at all times be found, unless professionally absent.”

  • Millersburg Garden Club starts the year with High Tea and Hat decorating contest

    Millersburg Garden Club met on Thursday, March 13 at 5th Street Café. Member Robert Barker donated the use of his facility for the “High Tea and Hat Decorating Contest.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Savannah Lee Irvin, Nov. 20, daughter of Kelly Ritchie and Travis Irvin; Van Conner Lee Murphy, March 22, son of Adam and Andrea Murphy.
    Students in the construction class at Harrison County Area Tecnology Center are building a replica of the John Hunt Morgan Bridge as a class project. Plans are to move the bridge to the Handy Farm park.
    First co-ed track meet competition will be this weekend in Rowan County.

  • Judy is in career he knew he wanted as a teen

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Alan Judy knew when he was 15 years old that he wanted to be involved in law enforcement.

    For the last 12 years, Det. Judy has been serving the citizens of Cynthiana, first as a patrolman and now a detective.

  • Businesses beware of ‘Records Solicitation Form’ scam

    A direct mail solicitation that several Cynthiana businesses received last week is from an organization that Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes issued an alert about in early 2013. Her office alleges that the company may be perpetrating a scam.
    There is also an ongoing case in Louisville Circuit Court that the Kentucky Attorney General’s office filed against the company.

  • Church News

    The Church of Nazarene invites the community to join Bro. Wayne Knopp Sunday mornings at 11:00 a.m. as he teaches on the harbinger: warnings to America, comparing America to Israel. The church is located at 105 5th Street.


  • Butler man cited on 49 counts of animal cruelty

    The Kentucky State Police and Pendleton County Animal Control joined forces in the investigation of an alleged animal cruelty case in Butler.

    Larry Browning, 63, Butler, was cited for 49 counts of not disposing of animal carcasses (horses) within 48 hours by Tpr. Corey Rich. Additional charges are pending and may be issued by Animal Control Officer Scott Pracht.